From a small Kuala Selangor construction company to giant conglomerate: The YTL legacy
- New Straits Times
The YTL Group of companies, founded by the late Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay, started as a small construction company and grew to become one of the largest Malaysian conglomerates.
Yeoh, who was executive chairman of YTL Corp and YTL Power International, passed away today at the age of 88....
Yeoh, YTL conglomerate's grand patriarch, passes away at age 88
- The Star Online
Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay, a prominent businessman and philanthropist, has passed away – to the surprise of his close friends.
In a statement, his family said: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of the head of our family, Tan Sri Dato Seri (Dr) Yeoh Tiong Lay, but comforted that he has gone home to our Lord Jesus Christ. We have had the privilege of enjoying his presence for 88 years.” Yeoh, who passed away yesterday morning, is the founder of the YTL Group of companies, which started from its humble beginning as a construction firm in Kuala Selangor in 1955.
His eldest son Tan Sri Francis Yeoh said: “Under my father’s illustrious leadership, the YTL Group expanded from its base in Malaysia to encompass operations and projects across the globe.”...