Rita Benoy Bushon

Job Title Managing Partner
Country Malaysia
Current Employer RAA Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd

Puan Rita Benoy Bushon is an independent director in Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad since April 2018 and the Chairperson of one of its subsidiary companies, Smartpipe Technology (M)  Sdn Berhad.  She is the founder director of RAA Capital Partners Sdn Bhd, a privately owned company involved in Consulting 

She was the CEO of MSWG from Jan 1, 2009 until end Dec 2016.  She was one of the founder directors of MSWG  in 2002 until Mac 2017.  She was the founding member and in the Council  for the Institutional Investor Council of Malaysia in 2015- 2016.  She had authored many publications in the Economics, Investment and Governance areas

She had served as the Regulatory & Trade Advisor to the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia from June 2017 to May 2019.  

Rita Benoy also had served at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) for 23 years since 1984. Up to her optional retirement in October 2007, she had held various senior positions in EPF’s investment and planning departments such as Head of Equity Research, Head of External Portfolio Management, Head of Private Equity,  Head of Corporate Surveillance as well as Head of Corporate Planning.

Rita Benoy was a non-independent non-executive director of Land & General Bhd between 2002 and 2006, before she became the property firm’s executive director between 2006 and 2008.  She was also a non-independent non-executive director of fast-food operator KFC Holdings (M) Bhd from 2003 to 2007.

Rita Benoy was also active outside Malaysia. Between 2011 and 2013, she co-chaired the Shareholder Responsibilities Committee and Diversity Working Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network, an international investor-led global organization responsible for promoting corporate governance. 

In 2011, Benoy Bushon was awarded the Brand Laureate Brand ICON Leadership Award for Transformation Leadership by the Asia-Pacific Brands Foundation. Three years later, she received the Women of Excellence Awards for “Outstanding Achievement” under the Quasi Government Category supported by the Ministry of Women, family and community development, and the department for women development.