Lim Eng Weng – Vistage Chair Profile

lim_eng_wengLim Eng Weng is the Director of Matrix Paradigm, an organization that he joined in November 2011.

This new venture comes after 40 years of working life since 1971. His speciality is in Strategic Sales & Marketing Development, Organizational Turnaround and Management Culture Transformation.

His last position as Managing Director of Ricoh Malaysia displayed his leadership in the digital office solutions. His vision, passion and determination for expansion has helped Ricoh Malaysia achieve exemplary growth and strong market presence locally.

Lim first started his work life learning about operations and organization management from 1971 till 1981. He learned every aspect of organization operations working his way from rank and file. He has held roles in warehouse & logistics, storekeeping, forklift driver, shipping clerk besides many others.

For the next 10 years, Lim learned all about Sales Management after joining Xerox Corporation from 1981 till 1990. Started as a salesman, he finished as National Sales Manager after having done sales training, product development specialist and dealer management.

In 1991, Lim joined Inchcape Malaysia, which then became Ricoh Malaysia in 2000. There he gained experience in General Management and also Marketing Management. He sailed through two M&As in 1996 and 2000 with great learning on “Culture Change and Adaptation. As Managing Director from 1999 to 2011, Lim handled strategic growth with P&L responsibilities, responsible for budgets and investment for the organization.

At Ricoh Malaysia, Lim applied hands-on and often non-conventional approach to lead and motivate the company. Under his stewardship, Ricoh Malaysia has been transformed into a vibrant organization with high morale and empowered staff.