Lim Kok Wing a well known philanthropist dies at 75

Lim Kok Wing a well known philanthropist dies at 75

PETALING JAYA: The founder of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing has died at Pantai Hospital in Kuala Lumpur this morning. He was 75 years old.

It was reported last week that Lim had been hospitalised after suffering a fall but was in stable condition.

An aide to Lim confirmed the matter.

He was a successful businessman, creative director, artist, designer, strategist, educationist, philanthropist, writer, blogger, speaker. He is all of these and more. Quite the rare person who spends every second of his time thinking and planning into the wee hours of the morning.

A statement from his children expressing sorrow and gratitude to well-wishers is being shared on social media.