Board of Directors Profile

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

Appointed as the Executive Director on 30 November 2003 and resigned on 26 October 2010. He was subsequently appointed as the Deputy Executive Chairman on 23 December 2015 and redesignated as Executive Chairman on 16 November 2016. He is also one of the founder of the group. 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 is awarded with a Doctorate of Industry by public university, University Sains Malaysia. He has over 38 years of working experience in the fields of auditing, accounting and corporate finance. He sits on the Board of EKA Noodles Berhad (as a Non Independent Non Executive Chairman) and Muar Ban Lee Group Berhad (as an Executive Director), which are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Secutities Berhad. He was the Executive Director of Pensonic Holdings Berhad from September 1995 to October 2017. 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, exclude as disclosed in Analysis of Shareholdings.

 

 

 
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.

 

 

 
Dr. Loh Yee Feei
Chief Operating Officer
 

Appointed as the Chief Operating Officer on 01 October 2020 and redesignated as the Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 December 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 34 years of business and management experience in manufacturing - based industries. Dr Loh was Managing Director of Bitmain Malaysia, with its parent company Bitmain Technologies Ltd. being the world number one manufacturer of mining hardware & Application-specific IC (ASIC) for block chain technology application.He was Group CEO & Executive Director for Denko Industrial Corporation Berhad (2015), a Malaysia public-listed company engaged in turn-key manufacturing, plastic injection moulding for electrical and electronic 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.

 

 

 
Teh Li King
Executive Director
 

Appointed as Executive Director on 12.01.2021. He joined Hong Leong Bank as the Account Relationship Executive in 2000, managing and developing portfolio of business banking clients before joining the metal industry as the Marketing Manager of PP Steel Service Centre Sdn Bhd in 2003 and Sales Manager of Rex Metal Packagaing Berhad in 2005. He moved on to serve as the Senior Business Development Manager of Sumimetal Industries (M) Sdn Bhd in 2006.

In 2007, Mr Teh joined the chemicals manufacturing industry as the Assistant General Manager of Hextar Chemicals Sdn Bhd and is currently the Group Chief Corporate Officer of Hextar Group of Companies. His role is to oversees and manage the overall corporate development and strategies, human capital management as well as legal and compliance matters of the Group of Companies and concurrently serving as director of the several private companies.

He is a senior executive with experience with industry experience the area of corporate management, banking and manufacturing. He does not hold directorship in any other public listed companies. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and no conflict of interest with 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.

 

 

 
Khoo Chee Siang
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 06 January 2021. He is the Executive Director of UHY Advisory (KL) Sdn Bhd, a boutique financial and corporate advisory firm from 2008 to 2016 and he subsequently joined SCG Group Berhad as an Executive Director to oversee the finance and account department and to lead the corporate finance exercise for 2017 and 2018.

He started his career in auditing with an international medium accounting firm, Morison Anuarul Azizan Chew & Co and was subsequently promoted to Senior Consultant in Corporate Finance and Advisory Department. He later joined Finmart Alliance Sdn Bhd as an Associate Director in-charge of corporate finance and business advisory services. He has significant experience in corporate finance, initial public offerings, corporate debt restructuring as well as his external auditing experience covered various sectors. Currently, He is the Managing Director of Eco Asia Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd, a corporate finance advisory firms licensed by Securities Commission.

 

 

 
Chen Thien Yin
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 06 January 2021.He has over 30 years experience in the banking industry. Mr Chen is a seasoned banking professional having covered Retail, Global Markets, Corporate and Investment banking in growth markets of Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. He has held senior positions in Standard Chartered, JP Morgan, Hong Leong Bank and was most recently CEO of Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia. He possesses well rounded experience in Strategic Planning, Risk Management (compliance, credit, market and operational) and Banking Operations in both Conventional and Islamic Banking institutions. He is accredited by ICLIF Leadership and Governance Centre under the Financial Institutions Directors Education Programme (FIDE) to serve on Boards of Financial Institutions.