Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Automotive group Cycle & Carriage (C&C) in Malaysia has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Thomas Tok Chek Kuan. Tok succeeds Wilfrid Foo Tsu-Jin who takes on the role of chairman of C&C and managing director of Cycle & Carriage in Singapore.
Cycle & Carriage is an automotive group in Southeast Asia with presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar. Tok’s new position comes after holding the role of C&C general manager and head of sales in Malaysia since January 2017. Prior to joining C&C, he held various positions across different functions in Cycle & Carriage Singapore for more than 10 years and spent another four years in China managing dealership operations.
Tok has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and held portfolios in sales, auto finance & insurance, vehicle logistics and leasing businesses. His tenure in Zung Fu, a major dealer group for Mercedes-Benz in China, included a stint in managing dealerships in Guangdong, China.
“Since joining C&C, Thomas has professionalised the sales management operation system across our network and grew our downstream business strongly by leading new business concepts. His familiarity with the company and experiences in the industry is well suited to ensure the stability and continuation of the company’s strategies under his leadership. I am excited to pass the baton over to him and I believe that he will bring Cycle & Carriage to greater heights in years to come,” shared Foo.
Meanwhile, Tok himself commented, “I am excited to take on the Chief Executive role in C&C, an organisation that stands for the hallmark of exceptional service and quality. Mr. Wilfrid Foo has inspired our team here and set an impressive momentum of modernising the retail experience for our customers. I look forward to serving the community with continuous support from our Cycle & Carriage family.”