Goh York Pooi has been appointed as acting chief finance officer of Samling Global Limited.
Goh, aged 48, joined the Group in 1993 and was, prior to his current appointment, the general manager (finance) of the group, responsible for the Group’s financial reporting, treasury, tax and financial planning and analysis.
Prior to joining the group, Goh worked at Price Waterhouse (currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) from 1982 to 1988, where he acquired auditing experience in various industries, including manufacturing and banking. Subsequently, he joined Sime Darby, a Malaysia-based diversified multinational in 1989 as its finance manager before leaving in 1993.
Goh is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Master of Finance degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia.