Yoke Yee (YY) Leong joined the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) on June 17 as the finance and administration manager for Southeast Asia, based in the USGC office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In this role, Leong will manage the administration, accounting and compliance of the Council’s operations in Southeast Asia. Prior to the Council, Leong worked for Mobile Repair Solutions Malaysia, where she led the company’s full set of accounts and reported directly to the head office in the United Kingdom.
“YY is a certified accountant with more than 12 years of accounting and administration experience in various industries,” said Manuel Sanchez, USGC regional director for Southeast Asia. “She brings a great deal of enthusiasm and accounting experience to our team.”
Leong earned an advanced degree in financial accounting from Tunku Abdul Rahman College and is a licensed member of the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Please join the Council in welcoming YY!
About the U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 13 key markets and representatives in an additional 15 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.