Madam Low Mei Ling was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of EcoWorld Malaysia on 29 March 2018. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Whistleblowing Committee of the Company.
Madam Low was one of the early Malaysians to be involved in equity research. Her career started in 1985 as Investment Analyst with Jardine Fleming, which is now part of JP Morgan. She became the General Manager and Head of Kuala Lumpur office in 1987. Thereafter, in 1989, she was appointed as Director of Jardine Fleming Broking, Hong Kong and she was also made the Research Head of Singapore and Malaysia markets for the group.
In 1991, Madam Low joined SBB Securities Sdn. Bhd. as the CEO to spearhead Southern Bank’s diversification into stockbroking. Within a short span of five years, she transformed a small Ipoh broking company into a profitable full-fledged broking house with a good mix of local and foreign business.
Prior to opting for early retirement in 2005, Madam Low joined Mayban Securities Sdn. Bhd. in 1996 as the General Manager before she moved on to help with the start-up of Affin Securities Sdn. Bhd. in 1997, where she assumed the twin roles of Research Advisor & Senior General Manager, Institutional Sales. Throughout her 20-year tenure in the stockbroking industry, Madam Low was well-regarded as one of the leading analysts among institutional investors.