T7 Global appoints Tan Kay Zhuin, son of Tan Sri Tan Kean Soon as Group CEO

October 26, 2022


T7 Global Berhad is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities since 2005. The company has been in the oil and gas (O&G) business since 1990 and is well known as an integrated solutions provider. 

 Tan Sri Datuk Seri Tan Kean Soon, J.P. (“Tan Sri Tan”) has more than 30 years of experience in leading various oil and gas upstream and downstream companies. He founded CP Energy & Services Sdn Bhd in 1992 and rapidly expanded its presence in the ASEAN region. Its clients include Petronas Carigali, Repsol Oil & Gas Malaysia and Carigali Hess Operating Company Sdn. Bhd. Both Tan Sri Tan's sons are holding senior management positions in T7 Global.

Elder son, Tan Kay Zhuin, 33, is the Group CEO. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering (Hons) from University of New South Wales, Sydney. Kay Zhuin has been heading the Energy Division which is the core business of the group since 2018. He first joined T7 Global's key subsidiary,  Tanjung Offshore Services Sdn Bhd in 2016 and was involved in the offshore construction and maintenance segment. Prior to that he worked as a production engineer with KrisEnergy Limited in Singapore and was a petroleum engineer with Toyo Engineering Corporation in Japan.

Younger son, Tan Kay Vin, 31, is Executive Director of T7 Global and heads the Aerospace division. Kay Vin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with majors in actuarial science and finance from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He is on the Board of Directors of the Malaysia Aerospace Industry Association. Prior to joining T7 Global, Kay Vin worked with Maybank Investment Berhad, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia.

Tan Sri Tan's brother, Datuk Tan Kean Seng, 51, is in key management position. He joined the Group in 2015 and heads the specialist products and technology segment of the Energy Division.  He has more than 20 years of experience in the O&G industry. Datuk Tan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Missouri State University, USA.

For T7 Global, the Energy Division will remain as the Group’s core business. As at 31 December 2021, T7 Global’s order book stood at approximately RM2.3 billion, which provides a visibility of 10 years to the Group.


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