TopGlove’s Rubber Tycoon<
Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai is the founder and chairman of Top Glove Group of Companies. He is ranked the 22nd in the richest Malaysians list for 2016. A year ago, he was at 41st and this shows how far he has come in the rankings.
Tan Sri Lim came up from the rubber plantations sector where he started Top Glove in 1991 to manufacture rubber gloves. After all, Malaysia is the top rubber producer in the world. In 2001, he brought the company public and since then, Top Glove has been performing extremely well in its sector.
Today, Top Glove contributes 25% of rubber gloves for the world. From a company that operated with only 3 production lines, Top Glove now has 27 manufacturing facilities. This is then translated to 484 production lines not only in the country but in China and Thailand as well. each year, Top Glove produces more than 40 billion pieces of rubber gloves.
Tan Sri Dr Lee’s Net Worth
Source Of Wealth
Tan Sri Dr Lee started Top Glove and brought it public in 10 years. That makes him a self-made billionaire with rubber gloves being his main source of wealth.
Tan Sri Dr Lee is married to Puan Sri Tong Siew Bee
Together, the couple has 2 children
Tan Sri Dr Lim holds a Degree in Physics from University Malaya and MBA from the Sul Ross State University in Texas, United States.
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Source: Malaysian Business