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Quek Leng Chan

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Net worth 2018: $7.28 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Country: Malaysia
BirthDay: 1941
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Quek Leng Chan was bornon 1941 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysia. Quek Leng Chan is #231 in List Billionaires People In The World. Quek Leng Chan chairs privately held conglomerate Hong Leong Co. (Malaysia), which boasts interests in the finance, property and food sectors. His son Kon Sean led the family into the e-commerce business in 2015 with the launch of GemFive, which sells everything from electronics and fashion to furniture. He inherited part of his fortune from his father, one of three brothers who started a banking group in the 1920s. His cousin, Singapore billionaire Kwek Leng Beng, chairs part of the family business, Hong Leong Group.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.9 Billion

2010

$3.4 Billion

2011

$4.8 Billion

2012

$4.2 Billion

2013

$4.8 Billion

2014

$6.4 Billion

2015

$5.6 Billion

2016

$5.3 Billion

2017

$6.8 Billion

2018

$7.28 Billion

TIMELINE
Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan (simplified Chinese: 郭令灿; traditional Chinese: 郭令燦; pinyin: Guō Lìng Càn; born 1941) is a Malaysian tycoon who co-founded Hong Leong Group Malaysia. He is one of the richest men in Malaysia with an estimated net worth of US$7.1 billion according to Forbes in 2017.Quek Leng Chan studied in Victoria School in Singapore and is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law from Middle Temple, United Kingdom. He has extensive business experience in various sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and real estate. He is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Berhad (“HLCM”), Executive Chairman of Hong Leong Industries Berhad (“HLI”), Hume Industries (Malaysia) Berhad (“HIMB”), Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad, GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad, Camerlin Group Berhad and Chairman of Hong Leong Bank Berhad, HLG Capital Berhad (“HLG”), Hong Leong Assurance Berhad, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad and Hong Leong Foundation (“HLF”).Quek oversees the Malaysian operations of the Hong Leong Group while his cousin and fellow billionaire Kwek Leng Beng oversees the Singapore operations.
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