Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim is LEJADI Group's President & Chief Executive.
A Malaysian who was born in Penang in 1948, Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim
received his Economics (Honours) degree from Universiti Malaya
in 1971 and an honorary doctorate in Business Administration from the oxford Assocn of Management, U.K. in 2006. Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim was the first Managing Director and
one of the two founder members of POWERTEK BERHAD, Malaysia's
FIRST publicly listed infrastructure Project Company and is
also the LEJADI Group's founder director and majority shareholder.
Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim is a proven corporate Leader and entrepreneur
who had his career beginnings as an Executive of the Hong Kong
and Shanghai Banking Corporation from 1971-90. His career with
the Bank included responsibilities for managing the Bank's Branches
in Peninsular Malaysia and motivating its Managers as well as
managing the Bank's corporate relationships with valued multinational
and substantial local Group accounts.
Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim was also previously with Marubeni Corporation, a leading
Japanese Sogososha in Malaysia as the Deputy Chief Executive
Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim moved on from Marubeni Corporation, to an
executive appointment as Group Director in The Lion Group of
Companies, a leading Malaysian-based Corporate Group wherein
his major responsibilities included privatisation and special
In March 1993, Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim initiated Powertek Sdn Bhd,
one of Malaysia's five pioneer Independent Power Producers (IPP)
jointly with his former Economics Lecturer and Dean in Universiti
Malaya i.e. the late Dato?Dr Mokhzani Abdul Rahim. As the company's
Managing Director, founding promoter & original shareholder,
(from inception to 31 August 1996), Y.Bhg., Tan Sri Datuk (Dr.) Lim achieved
many FIRSTS for the company, the most notable being total completion
of their gas-fired 440MW power plant costing USD265 m (from
ground-breaking to full commercial operation) in 14 months.
29 August 1996, under Tan Sri Lim's leadership as its Managing
Director, Powertek Berhad achieved the distinction of becoming
Malaysia's FIRST IPP and Infra-structured Project Company (IPC)
to be listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange
after complying with the Securities Commission's new guidelines
introduced in late 1995. Since its public listing date, Powertek
has been consistently rated within the country's top 100 corporate
with a market capitalisation in excess of RM1.0 billion.
Tan Sri Lim is a firm believer in profitability being accompanied by
social responsibility and also serves on the Board of several
charities and foundations apart from having served as a nominee
director for the National Equity Corporation (PNB) in some of
PNB's associated companies.