BOARD OF DIRECTOR

DATO' LIM TIONG SIANG

(Non Independent & Non Executive Chairman)

Dato' Lim Tiong Siang, was appointed to the Board on 5 August 2021. He is an Automotive Engineer by profession. He graduated from Chelsea College of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering in the United Kingdom, where he was awarded The Wakefield Memorial for being the Best Student academically. His family founded their own car air-conditioner manufacturing company and later formed a Joint Venture company with Denso of Japan, where Dato' Lim held the position of Joint Managing Director. They are the major supplier of car air-conditioners and electrical components to most of the car companies in Malaysia, like Proton, Perodua, Toyota and Honda.

Today, Denso Malaysia has exported a large amount of electronic components with the current Company turnover of more than RM1 Billion. In his years in the industry, Dato' Lim has joined and assisted Denso Malaysia for more than 20 years. Dato Lim has also ventured into automotive vehicle retail. Having the passion to innovate and the goal of sharing his ideas within the automotive industry, Dato' Lim has founded the Toyota Suppliers Club and was its first chairman. He is also a committee member of the Proton Suppliers Club. One of Dato' Lims earlier career experiences was his involvement in The United Transport Co., one of the biggest bus companies in Kedah, Malaysia. Dato' Lim was also a member of the Kedah Shooting Association and has helped in internal affairs as a secretary.

He is the father of Datuk Justin Lim Hwa Tat, a major shareholder and the Managing Director of Sersol Berhad. He does not have any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

DATUK JUSTIN LIM HWA TAT

(Managing Director)

Datuk Justin Lim Hwa Tat, was appointed to the Board on 5 August 2021. He is a Malaysian hands-on Chief Executive Officer with over 15 years of expertise, he is well-experienced in various fields such as Shipping, Commodities, Structured Financing, Fund Raising, Aviation and Trading Sectors. Being someone who knows where opportunities lie, Datuk Justin Lim turned his businesses into going full force into finding COVID-19 solutions. This is broadly represented in his initiative to provide quality health care products through Kenteam Group of Companies and Asia Glove Hub, both one of the worlds leading manufacturers of Surgical, Examination, High Risk and Multipurpose gloves with worldwide coverage in every key market sector. Datuk Justin Lim has also acquired management over Melaka United F.C., a Malaysian professional football club based in Melaka that competes in the Malaysia Super League, aiming to support the growth and well-being of their athletes. Entrepreneurship is in the interest of Datuk Justin Lims family, he is the son of Dato' Lim Tiong Siang.

He has a direct interest of 50,000,000 ordinary shares (21.364%) and does not have any conflict in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

LEONG LUP YAN

(Independent & Non Executive Director)

Mr Leong Lup Yan, was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2021. Prior to admission as a member of the then Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants in 1995, he worked for KPMG, an international accounting firm from December 1989. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He started as an Audit Assistant in KPMG and left as a Supervisor of KPMG Tax Services. Subsequently, he joined AIC Corporation Berhad as the Head of Internal Audit in 1996 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Jotech Holdings Berhad in August 2000 and Globaltec Formation Berhad (GFB) in 2013. He was later appointed as the Group Chief Operating Officer of the Precision Stamping Division of GFB in June 2015 and Chief Executive Officer of GuangDong Jotech Kong Yue Precision Industries Ltd. 

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

CHAN GEE WAH

(Executive Director)

Mr Chan Gee Wah, was appointed as Independent Director to the Board on 06 August 2021 and re-designated as Executive Director on 25 August 2021. He has over 34 years of experience in finance, investment and corporate affairs for companies from various industries such as property, real estate, information technology, construction, manufacturing and hotel management. His experience covers audit and assurance engagements, corporate reporting and compliance, taxation and other wide-range exposures. Prior to joining Jack-In Pile (M) Sdn. Bhd. as a Chief Financial Officer overseeing operation matters, he has been appointed as the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of AutoV Corporation Sdn. Bhd. for the past 10 years. Besides that, in 2002 he set up his own accounting firm providing secretarial and accounting services with major clientele from small business sector but decided to rejoin the corporate world in 2007.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

SIA MENG CHAN

(Independent  & Non Executive Director)

Mr Sia Meng Chan, was appointed to the Board on 13 August 2021. He obtained his B.S. in Marketing and Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma, USA in early 1993 and end of 1994 respectively. He started his career in 1995 in marketing at Hume Industries Bhd upon his graduation and return from USA and subsequently served as Marketing Manager with an import and export company, Tingsony Sdn. Bhd. for 2 years.

From 1999, Mr Sia Meng Chan had started his own recycling and trading business. He is currently a full time businessman and entrepreneur.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

MUHAMMAD HIQMAR DANIAL BIN HIDZIR

(Independent & Non Executive Director)

Mr Muhammad Hiqmar Danial, was appointed to the Board on 11 August 2021. He is a former professional racing driver turned litigator who has high passion in law and business. He began his pupillage at Messrs Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff under the tutelage of Brian Foong Mun Loong and was later admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2019. Upon being called to the Malaysian Bar, Muhammad Hiqmar Danial commenced practice at Messrs Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff in which he is presently a legal associate. He practices in competition law, corporate & commercial litigation, defamation, environmental practice, employment, restructuring & insolvency and criminal practices such as drugs trafficking and murder.

Mr Muhammad Hiqmar Danial was a racing driver for Petronas and Automobili Lamborghini since 2010 and 2014 respectively where he achieved 3rd in Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Championship (2014), Vice Champion in Gulf 12 Hours Endurance Race (2012), 6th in Formula BMW Championship (2012), 8th in Formula BMW Championship (2011) and 1st place in Formula BMW Xperience Championship (2010).

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

 

TAN FIE JEN

(Executive Director)

Mr Tan Fie Jen, was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2004 and re-designated as Acting Managing Director on 14 April 2014. He graduated from the Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a Diploma in Building in 1989. He began his career as Sales Executive in various companies such as Hunter Products (M) Sdn Bhd, Supermax Enterprise and Lea Tat (M) Sdn Bhd. He joined the Group of the Company as Sales Executive in 1992 and has been promoted as Assistant General Manager in 2001. He has 25 years of experience in the industrial coating industries. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in Multi Square Sdn Bhd in 2006 and he was a Marketing Director of SerSol since 2008. Currently, he is the Acting Managing Director of SerSol.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict or interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any and has not been imposed by any public sanctions or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.