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UALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct.

26 (Agence France-Presse) Lim Goh Tong, the casino king of Malaysia, who turned a jungle hilltop into one of the worlds most successful casino resorts, died on Tuesday. He was 90.

Lim Goh Tong

His death was announced by his son Lim Kok Thay. Mr. Lim developed the hilltop Genting Highlands casino resort in the 1960s and made it the crown jewel of his Genting Group, a conglomerate with companies listed on the Malaysian, Singaporean and Hong Kong stock exchanges. Mr. Lim, a Chinese immigrant who had nothing when he arrived in Malaysia in his late teens, set an example for the countrys business community, said Mahathir Mohamad, the former leader of Malaysia. If there were more entrepreneurs like him, Malaysia would have achieved more in its economic development, Mr. Mahathir said. His struggle can be considered part and parcel of Malaysian development. Mr. Lim was ranked 204th on the Forbes 2007 list of billionaires worldwide, with his familys assets valued at $4.2 billion. His second son, Lim Kok Thay, now leads Genting. Mr. Lim was married to Lee Kim Hua, with whom he had two other sons and three daughters. There are 19 grandchildren, according to his autobiography. Born in 1918 in Fujian Province in China, Mr. Lim was 19 when he moved to Malaya, as Malaysia was known then. He made his first fortune in trading heavy machinery after World War II, but struck it rich when he had the idea to develop a hilltop resort in central Pahang state, outside Kuala Lumpur.

His vision for developing the Genting Highlands hinged on building a road to the resort site, which is 5,940 feet above sea level. With Malaysian government support, he began work on the project in 1965. Recounting a landslide that almost swept away the project, he wrote in his 2004 autobiography: Back home that night, I said to my wife that I had gone to hell but was told to turn back and continue with my work. Mr. Lim completed the road and opened the casino in 1971. It became the flagship of his Genting group, which took its name from the resort. The complex, which includes hotels, amusement parks and shopping along with its casinos, attracts more than 15 million visitors each year. The group has other gambling operations in Malaysia and Britain and casinos planned for Singapore and Macao, as well as interests in leisure businesses, power, oil and gas, property and plantations. Its Hong Kong-listed unit, Star Cruises, is the third-largest cruise operator in the world.

The Genting Story When it comes to the Genting story, most Malaysians will recognise it as synonymous with the rise of its namesake hill resort,Genting Highlands Resort. Many though may not have truly appreciated the mammoth task involved in its construction and the vast resources and reserves mobilised to ensure what has proven today to be an unprecedented success in resort development. Looking Back with Pride The idea of a hill resort was chanced upon by late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong amidst the crisp air of Cameron Highlands in 1964. Tan Sri Lim was then working on a hydro-electric power project at the popular hill resort, patronised mostly by British colonials seeking cool refuge from the tropical heat, when he foresaw a prosperous Malaysia of the future desiring a cool mountain holiday resort within the reach of all Malaysians. The Challenges A study of the maps and Kuala Lumpurs vicinity located the ideal site - the 1,800-metre Gunung Ulu Kali, just 58 km from Kuala Lumpur. Amidst the dense virgin tropical jungle and rugged terrain, the task to transform a remote mountain into Malaysias premier holiday destination seemed impossible but not for Tan Sri Lim. The Mammoth Task Begins Setting up a private company called Genting Highlands Berhad on 27 April 1965, with the late Tan Sri Haji Mohammed Noah bin Omar, Tan Sri Lim successfully obtained approval for the alienation of 12,000 acres and 2,800 acres of land from the Pahang and Selangor State Government respectively between the years 1965 and 1970. On 18 August 1965, a technical and construction team began the herculean task that would take four years to complete the access road from Genting Sempah to the peak of Gunung Ulu Kali. To ensure the sound and prompt construction of the hotel-cum-resort, Tan Sri Lim devoted all of his time, capital and resources, including the reserves of his family company, Kien Huat Berhad towards the making of this "dream resort". The Beginning On 31 March 1969, the late YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysias first Prime Minister graced the official laying of the foundation stone for the companys pioneer hotel, the then Highlands Hotel, marking the completion of the access road to Genting Highlands Resort. The Prime Minister was impressed that the private sector, without the assistance of the Government, could develop a mountain resort for the enjoyment of all Malaysians; a gaming licence was suggested to help accelerate the development of this remote area. In 1971, the first hotel at Genting Highlands was successfully completed and was then named Highlands Hotel (now renamed Theme Park Hotel). The Development - Genting Highlands Resort Since the opening of the first hotel in 1971, Genting Highlands Resort

continued to grow from strength to strength. The development of the area continued to this present day to enhance Genting Highlands Resort as the premier holiday destination in the region while ensuring that the natural beauty of the rain forest is maintained. To date, Genting Highlands Resort has five hotels (namely Genting Hotel, Highlands Hotel, Resort Hotel, Theme Park Hotel and First World Hotel) and two apartment blocks (Ria and Kayangan Apartments) at the hilltop and Awana Genting Highlands Golf and Country Resort. Together with integrated world-standard entertainment facilities encompassing various leisure, indoor and outdoor theme parks and gaming facilities, Genting Highlands Resort has become the "City of Entertainment" and Malaysia's Premier Resort. In 1997, Genting Highlands Resort further boosted its facility attraction with Genting Skyway cable car system that provides a 3.38 km transport to the hilltop. Genting Skyway is also recognised as the "World's Fastest Mono Cable Car System" with a maximum speed of 21.6 km per hour and the "Longest Cable Car in Malaysia and Southeast Asia". The Expansion - Genting Group Genting Group, founded by Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong and with Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay as its Chairman and Chief Executive, has since expanded and diversified from its initial hotel and resort activities to plantation, power generation and oil and gas exploration and production. Today, Genting Berhad is a leading multinational corporation in Malaysia that has constantly been acknowledged by various organisations for its exemplary leadership and management. Genting Berhad was acknowledged as the No.1 Leading Company in Malaysia for 10 years, i.e. in 2004 and from 1994 to 2002 by The Asian Wall Street Journal 200 (formerly Far Eastern Economic Review 200). Genting Berhad was also rated No.1 in Malaysia and No.2 in Asia for Overall Best Managed Company for the Decade by Asiamoney. The Passing of a Great Man Sadly, our Founder Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong passed away peacefully on 23 October 2007 and was laid to rest at Gohtong Memorial Park on 29 October 2007. He will be greatly missed by the management and staff of the Genting Group.

"Once the goals have been clearly defined, with the greatest amount of determination and hard work, one can conclusively realise one's goals." - Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong, Founder

Genting Berhad, its subsidiaries and affiliates operating under the "Genting" name, is recognised as one of Asia's leading and best-managed multinationals. There are currently 5 public companies listed in 3 jurisdictions that operate under the "Genting" name with a combined market capitalisation of over RM121 billion (US$39 billion) as at 31 May 2013. Genting Berhad (7916-A) Genting Malaysia Berhad^ (58019-U) Genting Plantations Berhad^ (34993-X) Genting Singapore PLC^ Genting Hong Kong Limited^^

* Exchange rate: Approx US$1 = RM3.10 ^ Subsidiaries ^^ Affiliates

These public companies and their subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in various businesses, including leisure & hospitality, power generation, oil palm plantation, property development, biotechnology and oil & gas. Collectively, they have about 55,000 employees (excluding Genting Hong Kong), 4,500 hectares of prime resort land and about 228,000 hectares of plantation land. The leisure & hospitality business operates using various brand names including Resorts World, Maxims, Crockfords, Awana, Star Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. In addition to Premium Outlets, Genting companies have tie ups with Universal Studios, Hard Rock Hotel and other renowned international brands. The Genting Group was founded in 1965 by the late Tan Sri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong with the development of a beautiful highlands resort in Malaysia named Resorts World Genting (formerly known as Genting Highlands Resort). Located at 2,000 metres above sea level and 58 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur, Resorts World Genting is one of the worlds leading integrated entertainment resorts, attracting 20.5 million visitors in 2012 (see History for further details). Under the leadership of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, the Genting Group continues to grow from strength to strength. His commitment to excellence, innovation and growth has resulted in the birth of premier global brand names.

The Group is committed to continue to grow strongly as a leading Asian multinational corporation.

Date

Award

Magazine / Organisation Asian Business

Dec 2000

"Asia's Most Admired Companies 2000" - Genting Berhad: No. 26 in Asia - Genting Berhad: Top Malaysian Company "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" a) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Malaysia b) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Financial Soundness" c) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Companies Others Try to Emulate" d) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Management Has Long Term Vision" e) Genting Berhad: No. 4 in "High Quality Services/Products"

Dec 2000

Far Eastern Economic Review

Dec 1999/ Jan 2000

"Overall Best Managed Companies" in Malaysia - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Overall Best Managed Company category - Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Reliable Forecasting category - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Overall Strategy category - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Corporate Strategy category - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Investor Relations category - Genting Berhad: No. 3 in Overall Investor Relations category "Best Managed Company for the Decade" - In Malaysia - Genting Berhad/Resorts World Bhd: No. 1 in Best Managed Companies category "Overall Best Managed Companies for the Decade" - In Asia - Genting Berhad/Resorts World Bhd:- No. 2 "Asia's Most Admired Companies 1999" - Genting Berhad: No. 13 in Asia - Genting Berhad: No. 9 in Ability to Cope category "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" - Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Malaysia - Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Financial Soundness" - Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Company Others Try To Emulate" - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in "Management Has Long Term Vision" - Genting Berhad: No. 5 in "Innovative in Responding to Customer Needs"

Asiamoney

Oct 1999

Asiamoney

May 1999

Asian Business

Dec 1999

Far Eastern Economic Review

1999

Malaysia's Best Restaurants 1999 - Genting Palace, one of Malaysia's finest restaurants Malaysia's Best Restaurants 1999 - The Peak, one of Malaysia's finest restaurants

Malaysia Tatler

1999

1998 / 1999

WAM Gold Awards 1998/99 Genting Highlands Resort, The Best Family & Entertainment Resort in Malaysia 1998/99 WAM Gold Awards 1998/99 Executive Chef, Mr. Tan Kwan Jee The Top Chef (Local) in Malaysia 1998/99

World Asia Media Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd

1998 / 1999

1998 / 1999

Best Restaurant, Western Cooking Category The Peak, Genting Hotel

Tourism Malaysia

Dec 1998 / Jan 1999 Dec 1998 / Jan 1999

"Overall Best Managed Companies for the Decade" - In Asia - Genting Group - No. 36 "Overall Best Managed Companies" - In Malaysia Genting Group: - No. 2 in Best Strategy and Management category - No. 2 in Treatment of Minorities category - No. 2 in Best Investor Relations category - No. 3 in Investor Relations category - No. 1 in Access to Management category - No. 6 in Corporate Strategy category "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 in Malaysia - No. 1 in "Financial Soundness" - No. 1 in "Companies Others Try to Emulate" - No. 3 in "Management Has Long Term Vision" "The Asiaweek 1000 - The Largest Companies in Asia" Genting Berhad: - No. 23 in Highest Growth in Sales "The Asiaweek 1000 - Top Enterprises by Country" Genting Berhad: - No. 14 in Malaysia

Asiamoney

Asiamoney

Dec 1998

Far Eastern Economic Review

Nov 1998

Asiaweek

Asiaweek

May 1998

"Asia's Most Admired Companies 1998" Genting Berhad : - Top Malaysian Company - No. 38 in Asia One of "Asia's Strongest Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 Debt-To-Equity Ratio - No. 1 Ability To Service Debt

Asian Business

Finance Asia

Dec 1997

"Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 in Malaysia - No. 2 in "Financial Soundness" - No.5 in "Companies Others Try to Emulate" "Asia's 50 Most Competitive Companies" A survey by the Singapore officed of U.S. - based Arthur D. Little Inc. on Asia's most competitive companies measured by competitive advantages such as cost leadership or product differentiation. Genting Berhad : - No. 29 "Asia's Most Admired Companies 1997" Genting Berhad: - No. 39 in Asia "Asia's 100 Best Managed Companies" - in Malaysia Genting Berhad: - No. 6 in Best Managed Companies category - No. 2 in Investor Relations category "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 in Malaysia - No. 2 in "Financial Soundness" - No. 2 in "Companies Others Try to Emulate"

Far Eastern Economic Review

Jun 1997

Asia Inc.

May 1997

Asian Business

Dec 1996 / Jan 1997 Dec 1996

Asiamoney

Far Eastern Economic Review

Dec 1995

"Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 in Malaysia - No. 1 in "Financial Soundness" - No. 2 in "Companies Others Try to Emulate" "Asia's 100 Best Managed Companies" - in Malaysia Genting Berhad / Resorts World Bhd: - No.1 in Best Managed Companies category - No. 1 in Strategy category - No. 2 in Fair to Minorities category Genting Berhad : - No. 2 in Accounts Management category - No. 3 in Investor Relations category "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 1 in Malaysia "The Asiaweek 1000 - The Region's Largest Companies" A survey on Asia's largest companies in terms of sales, profits, assets, workforce and equity (ranked by country and industry). Genting Berhad / Resorts World Bhd: - No. 18 in Malaysia "Asia's Most Admired Companies 1994" Genting Berhad: - No. 21 in Asia Resorts World Bhd : - No. 85 in Asia "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" A survey of Asia's leading companies on the overall corporate leadership in terms of management strategy, quality of products/services, financial soundness, innovative in responding to customer needs and company others try to emulate (also ranked by industry and country). Genting Berhad : - No. 2 in Malaysia "Asia's 100 Best Managed Companies" - in Malaysia Genting Berhad / Resorts World Bhd: - No. 1 in Best Managed Companies category - No. 1 in Financial Prudence category - No. 2 in Best Investor Relations category "Asia's Rising Stars The Region's Fastest Growing Companies" A survey on Asia's fastest growing companies ranked by cumulative sales growth. Genting Berhad: - No. 64 Resorts World Bhd: - No. 6 "The Global 1000 The Leaders; The World's Most Valuable Companies" Genting Berhad: - No. 651 in the World - No. 4 in Malaysia Resorts World Bhd: - No. 546 in the World - No. 3 in Malaysia

Far Eastern Economic Review

Jul 1995 / Aug 1995

Asiamoney

Dec 1994

Far Eastern Economic Review Asiaweek

Nov 1994

May 1994

Asian Business

Nov 1993

Far Eastern Economic Review

Jul 1993 / Aug 1993

Asiamoney

Jul 1993

Asia Inc.

Business Week

May 1993

"Asia's Most Admired Companies 1993" A survey on overall perception of a company's admirability in terms of management quality, quality of products/services, growth potential, contribution to the local economy and reputation for ethics and honesty. Genting Berhad: - No.1 in Malaysia and No. 42 in Asia (1992 Poll-No. 57) Resorts World Bhd: - No.6 in Malaysia and No.111 in Asia (1992 Poll-No.158) "The Global 1000 - World's Largest Companies" A survey on the world's largest companies ranked by their market capitalisation. Genting Berhad: - No. 888 in the world "Asia's 100 Best Managed Companies" - in Malaysia - Genting Berhad/Resorts World Bhd : No. 1 in Best Managed Companies Category "The Asia-Pacific Management Awards 1991" Genting Berhad: - Award for Financial Management (Malaysia) for outstanding management of the company's assets, liabilities and equities, in keeping with the owners' best long-term interests. "Asia's 100 Best Managed Companies" - in Malaysia A survey on the management of leading companies in Asia based on four criteria: business strategy, financial management, fairness to minorities and investor relations. Genting Berhad / Resorts World Bhd: - No. 1 in Best Managed Companies category Genting Berhad: - No. 3 in Best Investor Relations category Award

Asian Business

Jul 1992

Business Week

Jul/Aug 1992

Asiamoney

Apr 1992

World Executive's Digest

Jun 1991

Asiamoney & Finance

Date

Magazine / Organisation National Occupational Safety and Health Council The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) World Travel Awards

Dec 2005

National Occupational Safety and Health Excellence Award 2005 Resorts World Bhd - Hotel and Restaurant Category

Dec 2005

National Award for Management Accounting (NAfMA) 2005 Resorts World Bhd - Practice Solution Award Category: Public Listed Company

Nov 2005

World Travel Awards 2005 - Genting Highlands Resort: World's Leading Casino Resort - Genting Highlands Resort: Asia's Leading Casino Resort Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2005-2006 - Chairman, President and Chief Executive, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay: The Most Outstanding Hospitality Developer - Genting Highlands Resort: Best Family Resort (Genting Theme Park) - Genting Highlands Resort: Restaurant Of The Year (The Olive, Genting Hotel) TTG Travel Awards 2005 - Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong: Travel Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Star Cruises: Best Cruise Operator in Asia-Pacific

Nov 2005

World Asia Publishing

Oct 2005

TTG Asia

Feb 2005

The Asian Wall Street Journal 200: Asia's Leading Companies Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Malaysia a) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Financial Soundness" b) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in "Management has Long Term Vision"

The Asian Wall Street Journal 200 (formerly Far Eastern Economic Review 200) Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) of the Prime Ministers Department and the Cooperation of the Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (PIKOM) Malaysian Institute of Accountants & The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Malaysia Division Federation of Public Listed Companies Bhd Tourism Malaysia

Dec 2004

Premier Information Technology Award Genting Information Knowledge Enterprise Sdn Bhd - Online Transaction Engine

Dec 2004

National Award for Management Accounting Best Practice 2004 Merit Award - Best Practice Category Public Listed Companies - Resorts World Bhd

Oct 2004

Gold Award - Genting Berhad In recognition of more than 15 years membership in Federation of Public Listed Companies Bhd.

Feb 2004

First World Plaza - "Most Supportive Shopping Outlet: Shopping Complex" - Malaysia Tourism Awards 2003 KLSE Corporate Awards 2003 Genting Berhad - Merit Award for Trading/Services Category

Feb 2004

Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Malaysia Design Technology Centre Far Eastern Economic Review

Feb 2004

National Creativity and Innovation Award 2004 - Genting Berhad

Dec 2003

"Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: No. 4 in Malaysia a) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Financial Soundness b) Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Companies That Others Try To Emulate c) Genting Berhad: No. 3 in High Quality Services/Products d) Genting Berhad: No. 7 in Long Term Vision e) Genting Berhad: No. 9 in Innovative in Responding To Customer Needs Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2003 - 2004 - Genting Highlands Resort - Best Deluxe Family Resort/Theme Park - First World Hotel - Best New Hotel - Resorts World Bhd - Outstanding Achievements in Hotel/Resort Development

Nov 2003

World Asia Publishing

Jun 2003

No. 1 Leader in the Service Industry 2003 - Genting Berhad

Malaysia 1000, Directory of Top Malaysian Companies (Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Malaysia) FIABCI Prix D' Excellence 2003 Finance Asia

May 2003

Highly Commended Certificate - Genting Highlands Resort

Apr 2003

Asia's Best Companies 2003 - Malaysia - Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Best at Investor Relations Category - Genting Berhad: No. 4 in Best Managed Company Category - Genting Berhad: No. 4 in Strongest Commitment to Enhancing Shareholder Value Category - Genting Berhad: No. 6 in Best Financial Management Category - Genting Berhad: No. 6 in Best Corporate Governance

Mar 2003

KLSE Corporate Sectoral Awards 2002 Genting Berhad - Winner of Trading/Services Category

Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange The Asset

Feb 2003

Corporate Governance Award Malaysia Genting Berhad - Overall ranked No. 5 - The award is based on a survey of 145 institutional investors managing in excess of US$185 billion of Asia Pacific assets. Best Company in Asia 2002 - Resorts World Bhd - Hotels Sector "Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Malaysia a) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Financial Soundness b) Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Companies That Others Try To Emulate c) Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Long Term Vision d) Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Innovative in Responding To Customer Needs e) Genting Berhad: No. 3 in High Quality Services/Products Winner of FIABCI Award of Distinction 2002 First World Hotel & Plaza - Hotel Category First World Plaza - "Best Man-Made Attraction 2001/2002" - Best Tourist Attraction Category, Malaysia Tourism Awards 2001/2002 Asia's Best Companies 2002 - Malaysia - Genting Berhad: No. 3 in Best Managed Company category - Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Best at Investor Relations category - Genting Berhad: No. 8 in Strongest Commitment to Enhancing Shareholder Value category - Genting Berhad: No. 4 in Best Financial Management category

Nov 2002 Dec 2002

Global Finance

Far Eastern Economic Review

Oct 2002 Oct 2002

FIABCI

Tourism Malaysia

Apr 2002

Finance Asia

Dec 2001

"Best Managed Company of the Decade" in Malaysia

Asiamoney

Dec 2001

"Review 200 Asia's Leading Companies" Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Malaysia a) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Financial Soundness b) Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Companies That Others Try To Emulate c) Genting Berhad: No. 2 in Long Term Vision d) Genting Berhad: No. 3 in High Quality Services/Products e) Genting Berhad: No. 4 in Innovative in Responding To Customer Needs "The Asiaweek 1000 - The Region's Largest Companies 2001" - Genting Berhad: No. 17 in Malaysia The Edge - 88 Malaysian Websites to Bookmark www.genting.com.my is one of the eight websites featured in The Edge - 88 Malaysian Websites to Bookmark (The Edge Edition 11 November 2001) under the category of Public Listed Companies. "Most Popular Website" - Malaysia Internet Awards 2001 www.genting.com.my - Finalist "Most Creative Web Site Design" - Malaysia Internet Awards 2001 www.genting.com.my - Finalist WAM Millennium Gold Awards 2001/2002 Genting Highlands Resort, The Best 5-Star Family & Entertainment Resort

Far Eastern Economic Review

Nov 2001

Asiaweek

Nov 2001

The Edge

Nov 2001 Nov 2001

MIMOS Berhad MIMOS Berhad

Oct 2001

World Asia Media Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd Investor Relations Magazine Asia Awards World Travel Awards Magazine / Organisation Guinness World Records

May 2001

"Asia Awards 2001" - Best Investor Relations by a Malaysian Company - Genting Berhad - Honorable Mention

Apr 2001 Date

"Asia Pacific's Leading Casino Resort" - Casino de Genting, Genting Highlands Resort Award

Dec 2006

Guinness World Records First World Hotel - "The World's Largest" under the Feats of Engineering for Big Buildings Investor Relations Magazine South East Asia Awards 2006 Genting Berhad: Best investor relations in the Singapore market by a Malaysian company World Travel Awards 2006 - Genting Highlands Resort: Asia's Leading Casino Resort - Genting Highlands Resort: Malaysia's Leading Resort Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2006 Genting Group: Asia's Best Companies on Corporate Governance

Oct 2006

Investor Relations Magazine

Sep 2006

World Travel Awards

Sep 2006

Corporate Governance Asia Finance Asia

May 2006 Feb 2006

Asia's Best Companies 2006 - Malaysia Genting: No. 7 in Best Managed Company Category Hitwise Singapore Online Performance Award www.genting.com.my for achieving the #1 ranking in the Travel - Destinations and Accommodation category

Hitwise Realtime Competitive Intelligence Service Euromoney

Jan 2006

Euromoney - Asia's Best Managed Companies 2006 Genting Group - Best Managed Company in the Gaming Sector

Date

Award

Magazine / Organisation World Asia Publishing

Nov 2007

Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2007-2008 Genting Highlands Resort: Tourist Attraction of the Year (Genting Theme Park) Genting Highlands Resort: Family Resort of The Year (Genting Hotel) Genting Highlands Resort: Specialty Restaurant of the Year (Ming Ren, Highlands Hotel) Genting Highlands Resort: Chinese Cuisine Chef of the Year (Chef Chan Kong Tung, Club Elite) Malaysias Most Valuable Brands 2007 Genting: Ranked No 4

Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards 2007 Genting Highlands Resort: Worlds Leading Casino Resort Genting Highlands Resort: Asias Leading Casino Resort Oct 2007 TTG Travel Awards 2007 Genting Highlands Resort: Best Resort Star Cruises: Best Cruise Operator Winner of FIABCI Malaysia Property Award 2007 Genting Highlands Resort: Resort Development category

TTG Asia Media

International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia TravelWeekly

Jun 2007

TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2007 Star Cruises: Best Cruise Operator

Apr 2007

PRC Consumers Most Favourable Hong Kong Brands 2007 Star Cruises: Integrated Entertainment category

China Enterprise Reputation and Credibility Association (Overseas) Limited Asia Pacific Brands Foundations (APBF)

Jan 2007

The BrandLaureate Awards 2006-07 Resorts World Bhd and Star Cruises: The Best Brands In Leisure And Hospitality The BrandLaureate Awards 2007 SMEs Chapter Awana Hotels & Resorts: Best Brands in Leisure and Hospitality Awana Vacation Resorts Development Berhad: Best Brands in Leisure and Hospitality (Time Sharing)

Date

Award

Magazine / Organisation

Dec 2008

World Travel Awards 2008 Genting Highlands Resort: Worlds Leading Casino Resort Malaysia's Most Valuable Brand 2008 Resorts World Bhd (Genting - City of Entertainment) Ranked No. 4

World Travel Awards

Nov 2008

Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia & The Edge

Oct 2008

Annual Contact Centre Awards 2008 WorldReservations Centre (WRC), Resorts World Bhd Bronze Award for Best InHouse Contact Centre (Over 50 seats) Asias Best Companies 2007 - Malaysia Genting: No. 5 in Best Managed Company Genting: No. 6 in Best Corporate Governance Genting: No. 4 in Best Investor Relations Malaysias Top 50 Brands 2008 Genting Berhad: Most Highly Rated Malaysian Brand Resorts World Bhd: Malaysias Top 10 Brands The BrandLaureate Awards 2007-08 Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay: Brand Personality Award Resorts World Bhd: Best Brands in Leisure and Hospitality Resorts World Bhd: Societe Award for Best Brands in Humanitarian Philanthropy World Travel Awards 2008 Genting Highlands Resort: Asias Leading Casino Resort Genting Highlands Resort: Asias Leading Family Resort Asias Most-Admired Companies: Malaysia Genting Berhad: No. 6 in Malaysia (Overall) - No. 7 in Innovation - No. 2 in Long-term vision - No. 1 in Financial reputation Resorts World Bhd: No. 10 in Malaysia (Overall) - No. 10 in Innovation G2E Asia Visionary Award Tan Sri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong, Founder of Genting Group: G2E Asia Visionary Award Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2008 Genting Group: Asia's Best Companies on Corporate Governance

The Customer Relationship Management and Contact Centre Association of Malaysia (CCAM)

Sep 2008

Finance Asia

Aug 2008

Brand Finance plc

Jul 2008

Asia Pacific Brands Foundations (APBF)

Jun 2008

World Travel Awards

The Wall Street Journal

Global Gaming Expo & Macau Business Magazine

Corporate Governance Asia

Jan 2008

South East Asia Deal Awards 2007 Genting International Plc (Rights Issue of S$2.2 billion): Best Secondary Offering in South East Asia Award

Alpha South East Asia

Date

Magazine / Organisation

Nov 2009

Asias Most-Admired Companies 2010: Malaysia Genting: No. 4 in Malaysia (Overall) No. 6 in Innovation No. 2 in Long-term vision No. 4 in Financial reputation No. 9 in Corporate reputation No. 8 in Quality Malaysia's Most Valuable Brands 2009 Resorts World Genting: Ranked No. 6 World Travel Awards 2009 Genting Highlands Resort: World's Leading Casino Resort Genting Highlands Resort: Asia's Leading Casino Resort Genting Highlands Resort: Asia's Leading Family Resort

The Wall Street Journal

Association of Accredited Advertising Agents & The Edge

World Travel Awards

Oct 2009

TTG Travel Awards 2009 Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay: Travel Entrepreneur of the Year Award The Most Influential Person in Asian Gaming 2009 Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay: No.1 in the Top 50 Most Influential People in Asian Gaming

TTG Asia

Inside Asian Gaming

Jul 2009

MIS Asia IT Excellence Awards 2009 Genting Malaysia Berhad: MIS Asia Best Business Enabler (Private Sector) Malaysias Top 50 Brands 2008 Genting Berhad: Ranked No.2 in Top Ten Most Valuable Malaysian Brands Resorts World Bhd: Malaysias Top 10 Brands Asia Best Managed Companies 2009 Genting Berhad: No. 1 in Overall Most Convincing & Coherent Strategy In

MIS Asia Magazine

Jun 2009

Brand Finance plc

Apr 2009

Euromoney

Malaysia Mar 2009 The BrandLaureate Awards 2008-2009 Resorts World Bhd: Best Brands in Leisure and Hospitality Date Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF)

Award

Magazine / Organisation The Wall Street Journal

Nov 2010

Asias Most-Admired Companies 2010: Malaysia Genting: No. 5 in Malaysia (Overall) No. 6 in Innovation No. 2 in Long-term vision No. 6 in Financial reputation No. 10 in Quality Expogast Culinary World Cup 2010 (Luxembourg) Resorts World Sentosa - World Champion CNNGo Best Eats Awards 2010 Osia - Best New Restaurant Asiamoney Best Managed Companies 2010 Genting Singapore PLC - LargeCap Corporate of the Year in Singapore Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2010-2012 Mr. Benson Koh: HAPA Best F&B Personality Chef Oliver Lopez: HAPA Best Executive Chef World Travel Awards 2010 Resorts World Genting - Worlds Leading Casino Resort Resorts World Genting - Asias Leading Casino Resort Resorts World Genting - Asias Leading Family Resort

CNN Go

Asiamoney

World Publishing Asia

World Travel Awards

Oct 2010

Food and Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge 2010 Resorts World Sentosa - Battle of the Lion (National Team Champion) NatiNational Infocomm Award Genting Singapore PLC - Most Innovative Use of Infocomm Technology in the Private Sector Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2010 The Olive: Most Creative Food Presentation (Winner the People's Choice) The Olive: Best Marketed Restaurant (Awards of Excellence) The Olive: Most Innovative Cuisine (Awards of Excellence

Food and Hotel Asia

Infocomm Development Authority (Singapore)

Ministry of Tourism

The People's Choice) The Olive: Best All-Round Cuisine (Awards of Excellence The People's Choice) Malaysian Nature Society 70th Anniversary Award for Environmental Leadership 2010 Genting Malaysia Berhad - Land Management - Preservation of Natural Habitats Sep 2010 BCA Green Mark for Building Award Festive Hotel and Hard Rock Hotel Singapore -GoldPlus Award Asian Attraction Awards 2010 Resorts World Sentosa - Resort and Large category IDC-Enterprise Innovation Award 2010 Resorts World Sentosa SGAM ICT Award 2010 E-Genting Holdings Sdn Bhd Green IT Excellence Award Malaysian Nature Society

Building and Construction Authority

Jul 2010

IAAPA

IDC

The Share/Guide Association Malaysia NTUC

May 2010

CBF Model Partnership Award (Institution category) by the National Trades Union Congress New York Festivals 2010 International Television & Film Awards Resorts World Sentosa Marketing video - Silver Medal for Special Effects and CGI Singapore Workforce Development Agency Genting Singapore PLC - WSQ Most Supportive Employer (Attractions) Award Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Gold Award 2010 Resorts World Genting - Gold Award for Family Tourist Attraction Category in Malaysia Putra Brand Awards 2010 Resorts World Genting - Bronze Winner in Transportation, Travel and Tourism Category

Singapore Workforce Development Agency

Readers Digest

Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia Magazine / Organisation Seagull Philippines Inc World Asia Publishing

Date

Award

Nov 2011

Seagull Philippines Asian Leaders Awards Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay: Asian Leader for Global Leisure and Entertainment Tourism Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) 2011-2013 Regional Series Chef Oliver Lopez: HAPA King of Kitchens (Platinum Best 10 in Asia)

Chef Chern Chee Hoong: HAPA Artistic Chef Pastry (Platinum Best 5 in Asia) The Olive: HAPA Most Exquisite Dining experience Western Cuisine (Platinum Best 10 in Asia) Mr. Benson Koh: HAPA Most Innovative F&B Personality (Gold Best 10 in Asia) Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2011 The Olive & Imperial Rama: Most Outstanding Cuisine at the Gala Launch (Judges choice) Imperial Rama: Most Outstanding Appetizer of the Festival (Festival diners choice) The Olive & Imperial Rama: Most Outstanding Cuisine (Festival diners choice) Chef Daniel Sheen, The Olive: Chef Congeniality (Judges choice) Sep 2011 Malaysia 1000 Awards Genting Malaysia Berhad: Industry Excellence Award Hotel Sector 2010/2011 Ministry of Tourism

BASIS Publications House Sdn Bhd & Malaysia National News Agency (BERNAMA) Asian Power

Asian Power Awards 2011 Genting Energy : Bronze Winner in Independent Power Producer of the Year Jul 2011 The Edge Billion Ringgit Club Corporate Awards 2011 Genting Berhad Highest Profit Growth Company Award under Big-cap Companies (companies with over RM10 billion market capitalisation) category Asias Best Managed Companies 2010 - Malaysia Genting No. 4 in Best Managed Companies Genting No. 5 in Best Corporate Social Responsibility Malaysia Spa & Wellness Awards 2011 M Spa & Fitness, Maxims Hotel - Best Spa Design (Hotel/Resort)

The Edge Malaysia

May 2011

FinanceAsia

Apr 2011

Asia Spa & Wellness Promotion Council Magazine / Organisation AsiaMoney

Date

Award

Dec 2012

AsiaMoney Best Debt-Related Deals on 2012 Genting Singapore Best Local Currency Bond (SGD 1.8 billion Perpetual Bond issue) FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2012 Genting Singapore Best Singapore Deal (SGD 1.8 billion Perpetual Bond issue)

FinanceAsia

Nov 2012

8th Annual AsiaSpa Awards ESPA New Spa of the Year HAPA Regional 20112013 Series Hard Rock Hotel Singapore Gold Award: Best Five in Asia (HAPA Signature Deluxe Hotel Category) Festive Hotel Gold Award: Best 10 in Asia (HAPA Signature Family & Recreational Resort Category)

Blu Inc Media

Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards

Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2012 The Olive: Golden Cauldron Award for the Best All-Round Restaurant 2012 (Judges Choice) Chef Daniel Sheen, The Olive: Chef Congeniality (Judges Choice) The Olive: Most Innovative Cuisine at the Gala Launch (Peoples Choice) The Olive & Imperial Rama: Most Creative Restaurant at the Gala Launch (Judges Choice) The Olive: Most Creative Food Presentation at the Gala Launch (Judges Choice) The Olive: Most Innovative Cuisine at the Gala Launch (Judges Choice) The Olive: Most Outstanding Cuisine at the Gala Launch (Judges Choice) The Olive & Imperial Rama: Best Marketed Restaurant of the Festival (Judges Choice) Imperial Rama: Most Popular Restaurant (Taste MIGF Public) Imperial Rama: Most Outstanding Appetizer of the Festival (Festival Diners Choice) The Olive: Most Outstanding Main Course of the Festival (Festival Diners Choice) The Olive & Imperial Rama: Most Outstanding Cuisine (Festival Diners Choice) Oct 2012 SpaFinder Wellness 2012 Readers Choice Awards ESPA Best Casino Hotel Spa Singapore Experience Awards 2012 LAtelier de Jol Robuchon Best Dining Experience SIAS Investors Choice Awards 2012 Genting Singapore Most Transparent Company Award TTG Travel Awards 2012 Resorts World Singapore Best Integrated Resort Malaysias Most Valuable Brands 2012 Resorts World Genting Ranked No.7

Ministry of Tourism

SpaFinder Wellness

Singapore Tourism Board

Securities Investors Association (Singapore) TTG Asia Media

Association of Accredited Advertising Agents & The Edge Community Chest

Sep 2012

Community Chest Awards 2012 Resorts World Sentosa Corporate Gold Award Recipient Epicurean Star Award Singapore 2012 Fengshui Inn Best Chinese Restaurant Award (Fine Dining)

Aug 2012

Restaurant Association of Singapore

May 2012

G Restaurant Awards 2012 LAtelier de Jol Robuchon Best Celebrity Restaurant Award (Western) The Edge Billion Ringgit Club 2012 Genting Berhad Company of the Year Genting Berhad Highest Profit Growth Company under Trading/Services, Hotels, IPC and Technology Sectors category Genting Berhad Highest Profit Growth Company under Big Cap Companies/Companies with More than RM10 Billion Market Capitalisation category

The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel The Edge Malaysia

Feb 2012

HRM Awards 2012 Resorts World Sentosa Best HR Leader Resorts World Sentosa Best HR Team Resorts World Sentosa Best Recruitment Strategies

HRM Asia

Date Award Magazine / OrganisationApr 2013Putra Brand Awards 2013 Resorts World Genting Bronze Winner in Transportation, Travel & Tourism CategoryAssociation of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaysia

Genting Berhad Board of Directors Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay Chairman & Chief Executive Tun Mohammed Hanif bin Omar Deputy Chairman/Non-Independent Executive Director Dato Dr. R. Thillainathan Independent Non-Executive Director Dato' Paduka Nik Hashim bin Nik Yusoff Independent Non-Executive Director Tan Sri Dr. Lin See Yan Independent Non-Executive Director Mr Chin Kwai Yoong Independent Non-Executive Director Mr Lim Keong Hui Non-Independent Executive Director

Audit Committee Tan Sri Dr. Lin See Yan Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director Dato Paduka Nik Hashim bin Nik Yusoff Member/Independent Non-Executive Director Mr Chin Kwai Yoong Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

Nomination Committee Tan Sri Dr. Lin See Yan Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director Dato Paduka Nik Hashim bin Nik Yusoff Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

Remuneration Committee Mr Chin Kwai Yoong Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director Dato Paduka Nik Hashim bin Nik Yusoff Member/Independent Non-Executive Director Tan Sri Dr. Lin See Yan Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay Member/Chairman & Chief Executive

Secretary

Biography of Mr. Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong


Biography Mr. Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong (February 28, 1918 October 23, 2007) was a prominent wealthy Malaysian Chinese businessman. He was renowned for his vision and courage in transforming Genting Highlands from an unexplored hilltop to one of the world's most successful casino resorts. He was once the 3rd richest man in Malaysia with a net worth estimated to be 4.2 billion USD, making him the 204th richest person in the billionaire list compiled by Forbes. The Japanese invaded Malaya in 1942 and caused Lim to have a few near-death occasions. During the early Japanese Occupation, he earned a living as a vegetable farmer, but decided to switch to petty trading for a better living. Later on Lim ventured into scrap-metal and hardware trading. When the Japanese Occupation ended, there was an urgent demand for heavy machinery for resumed operations in mines and rubber plantations, Lim seized the opportunity and engaged in second-hand machinery trading, making his first fortune. From used machinery trading, Lim strayed into iron mining fortuitously. Lim joined as a partner in an iron mining company which couldn't settle the outstanding payment of two bulldozers with him, and this proved to be a successful venture as he earned a substantial amount of profit from the mining industry, including forming a jointventure tin mining company which was one of the first Chinese tin companies to utilize dredges in mining tin. While dealing in heavy machinery, Lim accumulated a wide range of reconditioned machines as well as a substantial amount of cash to move into the construction and related industries. In the name of his family construction company, Kien Huat Private Limited, Lim began taking on several contracting jobs with help and guidance from his uncles. Kien Huat won accolades and became recognized as one of the leading construction companies after successfully completing many major projects. Among the biggest projects completed was the Ayer Itam Dam, the first time a local contractor had been given the construction job of such magnitude. Lim went on the brink of bankruptcy when construction work was facing problems in the Kemubu Irrigation Scheme, but managed to overcome the obstacles and completed the project. The idea of building a hilltop resort was first conceived when Lim Goh Tong was having a dinner in Cameron Highlands. As he was enjoying the soothing cool breeze of Cameron Highlands, an idea struck him that as the standard of living rose steadily in Malaysia, more and more people would visit mountain resorts for relaxation and recreation, but Cameron Highlands was too far away from the capital city Kuala Lumpur, therefore building a mountain resort nearer to Kuala Lumpur would have great business potential. After doing some research, Lim found Gunung (mountain in Malay) Ulu Kali at a place called Genting Sempah to be an ideal location for his plan. He formed an expedition and explored the place, collecting a wealth of data on the topography, drainage, soil conditions and other relevant aspects of the region, this proved to be very useful in drawing up the plan for developing the resort. Upon conceiving this idea, many naysayers were skeptical of Lim turning a wilderness into a tourist resort. Most thought it was really risky and reckoned Lim who was financially comfortable to be foolish to invest heavily in money and time to develop Genting, but Lim brushed off all these negativities and went ahead firmly with his plan. After getting approvals from the federal and state governments, Lim began the project in the face of a colossal task. Among the problems were building the access road towards the hilltop, water and electricity supplies,

sewerage system and fire safety. Lim managed to build the access road towards the summit in three years when it was estimated to take fifteen years. Several sources of water in the mountain were identified, water supply was secured by building water-collection stations and water filtration plants with treated water stored in reservoirs. Electricity is supplied through a central electricity generation system with 12 big generators. During the construction, Lim survived six close brushes with death. Meanwhile, Lim had to administer another major project in Kelantan, the Kemubu Irrigation Scheme at the same time. This stretched his physical endurance to the limits as he had to shuttle between Kuala Lumpur and Kelantan and he worked seven days a week. During the Genting project, Lim spent all he had without earning any income. He sold an 810-hectare rubber estate to raise RM2.5 million. In addition, he invested all the money he had made from iron mining, subcontracting and hardware business. The project was a heavy drain on Lim's finances. When asked to invest in this project, Lim's friends turned him down and counseled him to drop the entire scheme instead. Genting was granted the only casino license after Tunku Abdul Rahman, the prime minister of Malaysia then, visited Genting Highlands and commended Lim's effort to develop a resort contributing to Malaysia's tourism industry without government help. Lim managed to obtain a pioneer status for Genting Highlands and tax incentives despite its resort development not qualifying for it. He did so by convincing the government that tax incentives in the early stage of development of Genting Highlands were not only vital for them but also profitable to the government later on. The whole Genting project was completed in January 1971, but prior to officially commencing business, Kuala Lumpur and its surrounding areas were hit by the worst rainstorms in a century, the road to Genting was closed by landslides at 180 locations, the damaged sections took four months to repair. Genting opened its door for business on May 8, 1971. In the next 30 years, Lim continued to develop and expand Genting Highlands beyond its original idea of a hotel with basic tourist facilities. Among the projects were the construction of more hotels, indoor and outdoor theme parks, and a convention centre. A new road was built to shorten the journey to Genting from the northern states, and RM120 million was invested to widen a 10 km stretch of the access road to reduce congestion. Another RM128 million was spent on constructing a cable car system to provide visitors with an alternative mode of transportation. In 1993, at the suggestion of Tun Mahathir, the prime minister of Malaysia then, a township was developed on an 81-hectare piece of land around the site of the Genting Skyway cable car station. It was named Gohtong Jaya after Lim as a token of remembrance for his efforts in the development of Genting Highlands. As of now, Genting Highlands is one of the most successful casino resorts in the world and is one of the primary tourist attractions in Malaysia. Lim's company, Genting Group operates Genting Highlands and has diversified into many other industries such as plantations, property, paper, power generation, oil and gas exploration and cruise industries. In the process new company brands were created that have become distinctive names in their respective fields, namely Asiatic, Genting Sanyen and Star Cruises. On December 31, 2003, Lim handed his chairmanship of Genting Group over to his son, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay. Lim died at 11.20am, October 23, 2007, at the Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC). Mr. Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong Achievement and Awards

Lim had won many awards together with his company Genting Group for his entrepreneurship and his contribution, among them were: Malaysian Entrepreneurs Award 1985 Manager of the Year Award 1986 Business Achiever of the Year Award 1994 Number 1 ranking of 10 Malaysian Leading Companies 1996 The Best Employer Award 1996 He was conferred the title "Tan Sri" by the government of Malaysia on 6 June 1979 in recognition to the contribution he has made to the country. In 1978 Lim set up Yayasan Lim, a family foundation that donates regularly to educational and medical institutions, old folk's homes, various organizations for the physically handicapped and other charitable causes. 2008 G2E Asia Visionary Award

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Lim Goh Tong

Lim Goh Tong JIMIN LAI/AFP/Getty Images

Lahir

1918 daerah Anxi, wilayah Fujian,China

Meninggal

23 Oktober 2007 (umur 89)

Pekerjaan

Retired, Founder of Genting Group

Nilai harta kekayaan

$42.2 billion USD (2007)[1]

Pasangan

Lee Kim Hua

Anak

Laman web

http://www.genting.com.my

Lim Goh Tong (Bahasa Cina: ; pinyin: Ln Wtng) merupakan seorang usahawan Tionghoa yang terkaya di Malaysia dan Asia pada tahun 2005 hingga dia meninggal dunia, dengan harta sebanyak RM421.60 bilion. Beliau merupakan Pengasas dan presiden seumur hidup KumpulanGenting.
Isi kandungan
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1 Kekayaan 2 Kematian 3 Pautan Luar Genting 4 Rujukan

Kekayaan[sunting]
Menurut majalah Forbes Asia, Lim merupakan orang yang paling kaya di Asia dengan jumlah aset US$42.2bil (RM160.6bil).pada tahun 2006 hingga beliau meninggal dunia. Kumpulan Genting yang diasaskan pada 1965 kini menjalankan pelbagai kegiatan termasuk perladangan, pembuatan kertas, penjanaan tenaga, minyak dan gas, perdagangan elektronik, pelancongan, pelayaran , pembangunan teknologi maklumat dan pusat perjudian yang terbesar di asia. Lim memiliki hotel yang terbesar di dunia, Genting (First World Hotel, 6 300 bilik), kasino 24 jam yang dikunjungi lebin 14 juta orang setahun. Beliau juga memiliki syarikat kapal pelancongan Star Cruises, syarikat kapal pelayaran ketiga besar di dunia. Beliau juga terlibat dalam perniagaan gas danminyak di Asia Dan Eropah. Beliau bermula daripada kontraktor kecil.Beliau telah mendapat hak membangunkan Genting pada tahun 1964 di bawah pentadbiran Tunku Abdul Rahman, Perdana Menteri Malaysia. Lim datang ke Malaysia daripada Fujian, China ketika umurnya 19 dengan hanya RM175, bekerja sebagai tukang rumah dengan pakciknya, menyimpan wang dan akhirnya memiliki syarikatnya sendiri, Kien Huat. Beliau menpunyai idea membina genting semasa di cameron highlands Anak beliau, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay telah mengambil alih pegangan dan pengurusan Genting Berhad.

Kematian[sunting]

Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong, 89, meninggal dunia pada 23 Oktober 2007 jam 11.20 pagi di Pusat Perubatan Subang Jaya kerana sakit tua. Beliau meninggalkan balu Puan Sri Lee Kim Hua, dan enam anak mereka bersama 19 cucu. Seramai 20,000 orang telah menziarahi beliau di kediamannya, Goh Tong Villa, Gohtong Jaya dan telah dikebumikan di Gohtong Memorial Park, Genting Highlands pada 29 Oktober 2007. TunMohamed Haniff Omar berkata Taman Tema dan Kasino ditutup pada hari pengkebumian itu bermula pukul 6 pagi hingga 12 tengahari.