Leong Yew Poh
Leong Yew Pow has more than 30 years of management experience in growing companies in the technology and hospitality sectors. In that time, Leong established an extensive network of business relationships in the software, banking and telecommunications sectors throughout the Asia Pacific.
In his current position, Group CEO at Radiance Hospitality Group, Yew Poh leads the expansion of the company’s hotel management services from offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Malaysia. The Group currently serves hotel chains in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Russia and Vietnam. Its services support service delivery, sales, and increased profit and asset value.
Before joining Radiance, Leong served as Director of Strategic Projects for Keppel T&T, a public company that provides transportation, telecommunications and IT services. He was responsible for its e-businesses, which included establishing credit bureaus in Thailand and Malaysia, establishing and operating data centers in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, operating call centers in Singapore and Malaysia, and providing application solutions for local governments, IT infrastructure, and transportation and education organizations.
Prior to Kepple T&T, Leong was first a Regional Director and then Managing Director of Dun and Bradstreet Software (later acquired by Geac Computers). In those roles, he led company growth from 15 to more than 250 employees in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. The firm provided business solutions and managed services for 350 customers in the region, including Telekom Malaysia, Hong Kong Telecom, Philippines Long Distance Telephone, Piltel, Communications Authority of Thailand, Shell, Prudential, AIG, Starwood Hotels, Pacific Dunlop, Minolta, National Panasonic, Sony, Aiwa, Standard Chartered Bank, Malayan Banking, Bank of China, China Trust Bank, Bank Central Asia, Bank Danamon, and Jardines. Leong received a a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.