Dato' Seri Lee Kah Choon
Special Investment Advisor to the Rt. Hon Chief Minister of Penang, Malaysia
Dato' Seri Lee Kah Choon is the Special Investment Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang.
He is currently a board member of various state government linked companies and corporations as well as private companies.
As a Director of Invest-in-Penang Berhad, Penang Development Corporation and Penang Hill Corporation, Dato' Seri Lee is actively involved in deciding the policy direction of these government linked corporations for the State of Penang since 2008.
Dato Seri Lee is also a member of the Investment Committee of Areca Capital, a licensed fund manager for individuals, corporations and institutions.
He is also the chairman of various private companies. Industries covered by these companies/corporations include: manufacturing, trading, food production, tourism, township & property development, wealth management & startups mentoring.
Dato Seri Lee is a Barrister at Law of Middle Temple & a Certified Financial Planner.
Managing Director and Site Leader
Smith & Nephew
Mark Arthun is the Managing Director & Site Leader for Smith & Nephew's greenfield manufacturing site, which is currently under construction in Penang, Malaysia. Mark oversees all Malaysian operations, from the initial building construction to the eventual manufacturing and distribution of Orthopedics products around the globe. He is an expert in developing and deploying operational strategies in medical device and aerospace manufacturing operations. An Industrial Engineer by training, Mark has held leadership roles at Abbott, Alere, and Boeing. Mark has recently relocated from the United States to Penang with his wife, Jocelyn.
Penang CoE Site Leader/ Global Order
Assertive yet flexible Operations Leader with strong reputation for accelerating growth by focusing strategies and operation needs to prioritise customers.
10 years in global senior leadership roles. Specialises in nurturing and grow key talent.
Proven leader with strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management. A dynamic, self-driven, influential leader who delivers positive results, with excellent team-oriented attitude. Recognised as a creative leader skilled in project innovation and business process improvement.
Broad experience in site management, information technology, technical support, customer experience and order management. 20 years of industry exposure in SME, MNC environment. Passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion, corporate philanthropy, early careers, academia and mentoring.