Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia's leading business expansion specialist providing integrated business, corporate, investor, human resources and payroll, corporate trust and debt services, tax advisory and strategic business consultancy is pleased to announce that Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh, Non-Executive Chairman of Tricor Malaysia, has been appointed as President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
In his role as President of MIA, Dr. Veerinderjeet will lead the organization in regulating, developing, supporting and enhancing the integrity, status and interests of the accountancy profession in Malaysia. Working closely with the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), MIA connects its membership of over 36,500 accountants to a wide range of information resources, events, professional development and networking opportunities.
With over 30 years of diverse experience in the fields of accounting, taxation and commerce, Dr. Veerinderjeet has served in the Inland Revenue Department, University of Malaya (as an Associate Professor), Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young (as a Tax Partner/Executive Director) and authored several influential and authoritative tax publications. Dr. Veerinderjeet also sits on the Boards of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad, AmBank (M) Berhad and UMW Holdings Berhad. As Chairman of Tricor Malaysia, Dr. Veerinderjeet advises on complex tax advisory, supports business development, mentors executives and serves as an ambassador for Tricor in Malaysia.
Mr. Yeap Kok Leong, CEO & Managing Director of Tricor Malaysia & Labuan, said: "Businesses in Malaysia and ASEAN currently face a range of tax and accounting challenges as they navigate through a complex and evolving landscape of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and the emerging digital economy. Dr. Veerinderjeet is an outstanding choice to lead MIA, possessing exceptional credentials and extensive connections that will help the organization deliver on its critical mission of future proofing, supporting sustainable business practices, promoting digitalization and protecting the public interest."
Mr. Lennard Yong, Tricor Group CEO, said: "We are pleased that Dr. Veerinderjeet has been appointed as the president of MIA. Thanks in large part to the vital work of MIA, accounting practitioners in Malaysia are trained to the highest standards of financial management and governance. In May of this year, Dr. Veerinderjeet joined Tricor Malaysia as Non-Executive Chairman. We congratulate him on his new role at MIA where he will provide significant benefit to the business community in Malaysia and across ASEAN."
About Tricor Group
Tricor Group (Tricor) is the leading business expansion specialist in Asia, with global knowledge and local expertise in business, corporate, investor, human resources & payroll, corporate trust & debt services, and strategic business advisory. Tricor provides the building blocks for, and catalyzes every stage of clients’ business growth, from incorporation to IPO. Tricor has had a rapid expansion through organic growth and development as well as partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. The Group today has over 50,000 clients globally (including 20,000 clients in Mainland China), a staff strength of over 2,700 and a network of offices in 47 cities across 21 countries / territories. Our client portfolio includes over 1,500 companies listed in Hong Kong SAR and Mainland China, ~500 companies listed in Singapore and Malaysia, and more than 40% of the Fortune Global 500 companies, as well as a significant share of multinationals and private enterprises operating across international markets. In March 2017, the Permira Funds became the controlling shareholder of the Tricor Group, alongside management.