Ooi Toon Kit has been a successful Vistage Chair and Business Coach for 8 years. Currently he chairs a full Vistage CEO group and a full Key Leadership group both in Penang. His success in chairing and mentoring is backed by his academic and professional qualifications supported by his hands on working experience at very senior level which enable him to share a wide repertoire of management and leadership skills with his members.
He is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a qualified Company Secretary and holds a Master of Commerce degree from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. His working experiences include a number of years in Fletcher Challenge group, a major New Zealand conglomerate, and in British Petroleum Company both in accountancy. He progressed to Inchape Malaysia Group as their Group Investment Manager and Director of Management Services. His last posting was with Unico Holdings Bhd as Group General Manager.
Prior to his retirement from full time employment in year 2000, he developed and affected the listing of Unico’s plantation businesses on the Main Board of The Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.
His 28 year working careers prior to joining Vistage were in foreign, regional and local companies. Industries served include forestry, timber and petroleum products, motor vehicle assembly and distribution, industrial and consumer products whole selling and retailing, electronic and consumer product manufacturing, property development, plantation and other services. His responsibility portfolio at various times includes accounting, project feasibility studies, merger and acquisition, investment and divestment, corporate advisory, personnel training and general management at CEO level..
In his spare time he indulges in ballroom dancing with his wife and travels to diverse destinations.