Board of Directors Profile

 
 
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Tan King Tai @ Tan Khoon Hai
Executive Chairman
 

Appointed as Deputy Executive Chairman on 23.12.2015. He graduated from Bolton University in Business Management majoring in Accounting. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ireland and fellow member of Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries. He has over 34 years of working experience in the fields of auditing, accounting and corporate finance. He was the Executive Director of Pensonic Holdings Berhad from 13 September 1995 to 13 December 2003 and was re-designated as a Non-Executive Director, however, he was re-designated as Executive Director on 28 April 2014. He sits on the Board of Unimech Group Berhad (as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director), Denko Industrial Corporation Berhad (as an Independent Non-Executive Director) and Muar Ban Lee Group Berhad (as an Executive Director), which are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He also sits on the board of several other private limited companies. He has no family relationship with any other Director or major shareholder of the Company.

 

 

 
Dato' Seri Mr. Serm Juthamongkhon
Deputy Chairman
 

Appointed as the Deputy Chairman on 26 October 2018 and redesignated as the Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 October 2016. He graduated secondary education at Chung Ling High School, Penang.He is currently the President of the Chip Yoo Latex Co. Ltd. headquartered in Southern Thailand (Town of Betong) and is one of the largest producers of natural latex in Thailand, all latex supplied to glove manufacturers in Malaysia. He also has a rubber plantation in southern Thailand and the activities carried out by trading and marketing company in Penang, known as Syarikat Chip Teik Import & Export. He was awarded as Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (which carries the title Dato’) and Darjah Gemilang Pangkuan Negeri (which carries the title Dato’ Seri) and in Year 2010 and 2016 respectively by Yang Dipertua Negeri Pulau Pinang on the occasions of His Excellency Birthday. He has no family relationship with any other director or major shareholder in our Group.

 

 

 
Teoh Han Chuan
Managing Director
 

Appointed as Deputy Managing Director on 3rd July 2017. He is a co-founder and the Managing Director of Ee-Lian Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd. He began his career as a Factory Worker when he was 19 years old after completing his Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) from Chung Ling High School in 1978. In 1985, he became a Salesman when he joined Union Trading Company which was principally involved in the trading of motor accessories and helmets. He was responsible for the companys sales and marketing development and coordination activities in Malaysia. In 1987, he joined Gold Liloy Trading Sdn Bhd, a plastic manufacturer and marketing company as a Senior Salesman, where he managed and built business relationships with the companys customers in major cities across Malaysia.

From many years of sales experiences and knowledge gained from his previous employment, he foresaw a market potential in the Malaysian household plastic wares, where he co-founded Ee-Lian Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd in 1993 to be principally involved in the trading of household plastic ware products. He has over 25 years of experience in the household plastic wares industry.

 

 

 
Piong Yew Peng
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as the Non-Executive Director on 10th April 2012 and is presently Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He obtained his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also a fellow member of CPA Australia and member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company.

 

 

 
Tan Kok Tiam
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 23.12.2015. He is a Chartered Accountant and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has more than 20 years of experience in the investment banking industry, providing corporate advisory services covering IPOs, M&A, fund raising and privatization of listed companies. He started his articleship with a public accounting firm where he is qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Upon qualified as a CPA, he joined a merchant bank and was attached with Corporate Finance Department for about 5 years before joining a PLC as a General Manager in charge of Finance and Corporate Finance related work. Subsequently in 2005, he joined an investment bank as Director of Investment Banking. Thereafter, he moved to a stockbroking company as Head of Corporate Finance until current. He has no family relationship with any other Director or major shareholder of the Company.

 

 

 
Neo Chee Kiat
Non Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as the Managing Director on 30th November 2003 and redesignated as Non Independent Non-Executive Director on 16th November 2017. He has a background of more than 30 years experience in the furniture industry. He is Deputy President of the Muar Furniture Association. He also conferred Pingat Ibrahim Sultan (P.I.S) from the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar in year 2012. He has no family relationship with any other director or major shareholder of the Company.

 

 

 
Chua Heok Wee
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 23.12.2015. He graduated from Technical College and worked as a foreman in 1995. He was subsequently promoted to Project Manager of Muar Ban Lee Engineering Sdn. Bhd. In 1997. With more than 21 years' experience in the design and manufacture of oil seed expellers, ancillary machinery and spare parts, he has steered Muar Ban Lee Engineering Shd. Bhd. from a small scale manufacturer to be one of the major manufacturers of the oil seed expellers in Malaysia. He is responsible for the overall business planning, marketing, product development and brand building of the Company. He has participated in many international metal product trade fairs and exhibitions held overseas and locally. He is the Managing Director of Muar Ban Lee Group Berhad since 30th June, 2009. He has no family relationship with any other Director or major shareholder of the Company.

 

 

 
Dr. Loh Yee Feei
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 23.12.2015. He is holding a Bachelor of Applied Science (Electrical Engineering) from University of Ottawa, Canada and Doctorate in Business Administration from Paramount University of Technology, U.S.A. He has more than 30 years of business and management experience in manufacturing - based industries. He was the Executive Director of GPA Holdings Berhad (2011-2014), a Malaysian Public - Listed Company engaged in manufacturing and distribution of automotive and valve-regulated-lead-acide (VRLA) batteries, the Chief Executive Officer of FACB Industries Incorporated Berhad (2009-2011), a Malaysian Public - Listed company with steel manufacturing as its flagship operations. He has also held senior management position in both local conglomerates and American multinational companies which including serving as Senior General Manager of Ekowood International Berhad, General Manager of Hong Leong Group, senior materials manager, manufacturing manager & process engineering manager of Western Digital Malaysia. He started his career as process engineer with Intel Technology Malaysia in 1984. He has no family relationship with any other Director or major shareholder of the Company.

 

 

 
Chew Seng Guan
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 08 August 2018. He graduated secondary education at Chung Ling High School, Penang. He is holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Management Information Systems) from Oklahoma State University (Sillware, Oklahoma USA). He joined Chip Yoo Latex Co. Ltd. as a Marketing Consultant in year 1996. He has no family relationship with any other Director or major shareholder of the Company