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Georges Leung Shing

Georges Leung Shing
Grp
Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in 1981.

Georges Leung Shing holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Fellow Chartered Accountant. He started his career in Mauritius in 1973 as Accountant of the Mauritius Chamber of Agriculture and was appointed Senior Economist the next year. In 1981, he joined Lonrho Sugar Corporation Ltd as Finance Manager and was appointed Executive Chairperson of Lonrho (Mauritius) Ltd before its takeover by Illovo Sugar Ltd in July 1997. After the Illovo deal in April 2001, he continued as Managing Director of Omnicane Limited (formerly Mon Trésor Mon Désert Ltd) and served as consultant for one year until 31st March 2008.

He has served on most sugar-sector institutions in Mauritius, the Mauritius Employers’ Federation and the Joint Economic Council, and is a former executive director of Lonrho Sugar Corporation Ltd and Illovo Sugar Ltd.  He is presently the Chairperson of The Mauritius Development Investment Trust Company Ltd, the first approved investment trust in Mauritius, and a non-executive director of Standard Bank (Mauritius) Ltd, Pharmacie Nouvelle Ltd, Mauritius Molasses Company Ltd and the Mauritius Institute of Directors. He is also a member of the Sugar Insurance Fund Board and the Advisory Council of the Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Mauritius.

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