Mr. Tan Keng Kang has attended the course in International Economics at Beijing University, China in 1997. He joined Hai-O as an Operations Executive on 1 August 1998, mainly to support the operational activities of Hai-O's marketing arm.
On 1 May 2000, he was then promoted as a Sales Manager and Director of Chop Aik Seng Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Hai-O dealing in tea and other beverages.
He was appointed to the Board of Beshom Holdings Berhad (“BESHOM”) on 12 November 2021 following the establishment of new investment holding company of Hai-O group of companies in tandem with the transfer of listing status from Hai-O to BESHOM pursuant to the Group’s internal reorganisation exercise. Mr. Tan is the Group Managing Director of Beshom Holdings Berhad (“BESHOM”). He is also the Chairman of the Sustainability Steering Committee.
He was appointed to the Board of Hai-O Enterprise Bhd on 1 April 2012, and appointed as the Group Managing Director since 1 February 2016. He is also a director in Hai-O Raya Bhd. He sits on the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Usman Awang and Tan Kah Kee Foundation. Currently, he also holds directorship in several private limited companies.
Mr. Tan is involved in the strategic planning at the Group level and manages the Group's operational activities and oversees the business development of Hai-O Group.
Mr. Tan is actively involved in various trade and non-trade associations. He is an Advisor to Puer Tea Trade Association, Malaysia-China Friendship Association (PPMC: Secretary-General), Tan Kah Kee Foundation (Secretary-General), China-Asean (Malaysia) Entrepreneurs' Association (Vice President), China Trade Promotion Association (Vice President) and also Advisor to China Entrepreneurs' Association in Malaysia (PUCM).