by NUR HANANI AZMAN/ pic by TMR FILE
BOUSTEAD Petroleum Marketing Sdn Bhd (BHPetrol) has appointed Leslie Ng Chie Shean (picture) as CEO effective April 1, 2020.
Ng, who has an extensive career in the oil and gas (O&G) industry specifically in the retail petroleum sector, succeeded Tan Kim Thiam who retired on Dec 31, 2019.
“His broad experience will certainly help strengthen the group amid the currently challenging environment,” the firm said in a statement.
“His experience includes 26 years with Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd, during which he held various leadership positions, both in the domestic market and for Asia-Pacific region.
“He was responsible of helming two Shell Malaysia’s largest downstream businesses; the retail and lubricants sectors,” BHPetrol added.
Ng is well-versed in key areas such as new market entry, business development, network expansion, marketing, strategy, business-to-business/business-to-consumer sales, retail sales and operations, distribution and business information technology/automation.
Prior to this, Ng was the CEO of Blue Ocean Group Co Ltd in Cambodia for the oil and gas, property and retailing divisions.
He was also a freelance consultant for O&G companies in the areas including retail petrol stations and lubricants, organisational transformation, market entries, and marketing and acquisitions, among others.
Meanwhile, Ir Azizul Azily, who was the acting CEO prior to Ng’s appointment, will resume his responsibilities as the company’s GM of supply, retail, and government and public affairs.