Cheng Ping Keat – Vistage Chair Profile

Cheng_Ping_KeatCheng Ping Keat or “PK” as he is fondly known, trained as an accountant but never desired to be one. Graduated from Melbourne University in 1984 with Bachelor of Commerce degree, obtained his MBA qualification in 1996 from Bath University, UK.

Joined Kee Hin Industries in 1987 when the family business had only sales turnover of RM4Millions, He is instrumental in bringing the business to over RM300Millions sales in 2013.

Well traveled, PK has been actively promoting export, Khind is now exporting to over 60 countries worldwide.

Been appointed as Group CEO of Khind Holdings Berhad in 2003, PK helped to transform a traditional family business to a professionally managed Public Listed company. Khind currently has over 850 staff operating in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Hong Kong, China, UAE, Saudi and Algeria.

Over the years, PK has involved in the management of manufacturing, new products development, import and export ,human resources , staff training and development, productivity improvement programs, branding, strategic planning, outsourcing, financial planning , listing exercise in Bursa Malaysia, cultural transformation and Merger & Acquisition.

PK was past President of Malaysia Electrical and Electronic Industrial Group of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, Honorary Treasurer of Young Presidents Organization in Malaysia, Deputy President of Yoke Kuan Alumni Association. Currently PK is actively involved in community services with Tzu Chi Foundation and Khind Starfish Foundation.

Enjoy reading , swimming and learning. Vegetarian since 2010, father of 4 grown up children. PK lives in Setia Eco Park, Shah Alam.
PK writes a column in Nanyang Siang Pau since 2011, sharing his entrepreneur experience and philosophy.

PK writes and read English, Malay and Chinese.

Been a Vistage member for 15 years and benefitted tremendously, PK is now trained as the first Mandarin Chair in Vistage Malaysia.