Tan Kah Chai

Group Chief Information Officer / Sime Darby Berhad

Mr. Tan Kah Chai is the Group Chief Information Officer of Sime Darby Berhad, the world's largest listed palm oil originator and a major player in motor vehicle, industrial equipment, property and logistics.

Mr. Tan has been driving the transformation of IT at Sime Darby since 2005. He has established a new IT governance and operating model including shared services and various new business IT capabilities. In year 2007, he successfully led the Sime Darby IT organization through a mega merger exercise with two other Malaysian conglomerates. In recent years, he has been driving the adoption of various digital platforms to innovate and enhance the value of IT to the enterprise.

Prior to Sime Darby, Mr. Tan was a Senior Manager at Accenture with over 10 years of experience in a multitude of industries including resources, industrial equipment, automotive, consumer products, travel & transportation.