Tze Shen Kong - APAC CFO and Group Financial Controller
Shen Kong joined Crown in 1998 as Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in our Hong Kong office. He was named Regional APAC Chief Financial Officer in 2003. His current responsibilities include the accounting and financial matters of the Asia-Pacific region, as well as those of the entire Crown Group as Group Financial Controller.
In 2008, Shen won the company’s Teamwork Award. Jim Thompson, Crown’s Chairman and Founder, said: “This year the award goes to Shen Kong. He has built a relationship with just about everyone he has come in contact with and that is what the award for teamwork is all about."
Shen has been responsible for many projects involving financial and legal issues, and acquisition of businesses. He has worked with general, country and regional managers within the company, has been instrumental in helping various branches around the world achieve company objectives and success. Most recently he led the successful effort to form a Global Financial Shared Services Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that supports the Crown Group in the areas of finance and accounting, internal audit and legal and compliance.
Shen, a native of Malaysia, earned his Bachelor of Business (Major in Accounting and Minor in Business Law) from Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. He is a member of the Australia Society of CPAs since 1994. Shen is multilingual, speaking English (proficient), Cantonese (proficient), Malay (proficient) and Mandarin (conversational).