Bi Yong So Chungunco

Non-Executive Director


Appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 August 2015. She is currently the Area Manager, South East Asia (West) of LafargeHolcim Group, overseeing the operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar and also the Corporate Secretary of Lafarge S.A. Prior to this, she is the Senior Vice President, Group General Counsel of Lafarge S.A. based in Paris, France. She joined the Lafarge Group in 2002 as Senior Vice President for Legal, Corporate Governance & External Relations of the Lafarge affiliated company in the Philippines. From 2004 to 2007, she was Group Regional Counsel and then Deputy General Counsel of Lafarge, overseeing from Paris the merger and acquisition transaction of the Group and coordinating the worldwide legal network. From 2008 to 2012, she was Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Malayan Cement Berhad one of the largest industrial companies listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange (a 51% owned subsidiary of Lafarge, with operations in Malaysia and Singapore). Before joining Lafarge Group, she was a Director, Treasurer and Senior Vice President- Legal of Jardine Davies Inc., a subsidiary of Jardine Matheson Group listed in the Philippines. During this period, she was President of the Tax Management Association of the Philippines, a national organization of tax practitioners in the Philippines. A lawyer by training, she worked in various law firms prior to joining companies’ position. She holds various Directorships in the subsidiaries of LafargeHolcim Group and she is also an Independent Director and a Member of the Ethics, Compliance and Sustainability Committee of Alstom S.A.


On 13 January 2016, she was appointed as the Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She is also a member of the Remuneration and Nomination of the Company since 27 August 2015.