Chew Cheong Kin

Mr Chew is the Managing Director of Finlux Sdn Bhd. He is also a member of MICPA (Malaysia Institute of Certified Accountants) and a certified Sake Sommelier from the Sake Sommelier Academy (SSA).

Started his career with Ernst and Young in 1988 and left as an Audit Manager in 1994. Then he joined a logistic group as Group Finance Director. During this tenure he was managing the businesses of travel agent, airline GSA and shipping liner GSA. In 2005, he started Finlux Sdn Bhd as frozen food and wine importer/ distributor. Currently, he represents more than 12 international brands for the Malaysian market.

Between 2011 and 2016, he was a committee member of The Sommelier Association of Malaysia (SOMLAY). He formalised the incorporation of the association and then actively involved in the training of young sommeliers. He was also a key member of the organising committee for the Malaysia and South East Asia Best Sommelier competitions during the period.