KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 2): Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care (RSDH) has announced the appointment of Raymond Chong Chin Wah as its new group chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from Dec 1, 2020.
In a statement today, RSDH said Chong will take over the reins from Greg Brown, who has been at the helm of its operations in Asia since Oct 31, 2017.
It said with over 30 years of experience in healthcare, Chong has extensive expertise and cross-culture experience in managing hospitals in Australia, Thailand and Malaysia.
It said he also has a successful track record in business turnaround, and merger and acquisition across Southeast Asia.
Prior to joining RSDH, Raymond was CEO of Bangkok Dusit Medical Service, managing the hospital group Samitivej Public Co Ltd and various healthcare wellness businesses in Thailand including the commissioning of a 294-room wellness resort catering for residential medical and wellness programmes.
He has held various posts in private hospitals and medical supply chain businesses over the years including IDS Medical System Group, where he was responsible for expansion into several new markets in Southeast Asia.
Chong has extensive international experience having worked for over 10 years in Thailand and with St John of God Healthcare System in Australia.
Chong was nominated for the “100 Next-Era CEOs in Asia” by Japan Times in 2010 and he speaks regularly on IT and innovation in healthcare.
He has a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University of Technology, Australia.