Key Senior Management

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    DATO’ SIEW KA WEI

    Executive Chairman
    Age 62, Male, Malaysian

    Dato’ Siew joined the Board on 23 October 1985 and was appointed the Deputy Group Managing Director on 17 October 1995. He was appointed as the Group Managing Director on 30 July 2003. On 2 January 2018, he was re-designated as Executive Chairman.

    Qualified with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Operational Research from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Dato’ Siew has extensive working experience in the field of petrochemicals locally and internationally for more than 30 years.

    Dato’ Siew was the Chairman of the Malaysian Chapter of the Young Presidents Organisation (“YPO”), an international grouping of more than 25,000 chief executive officers and leaders of major companies and organisations in more than 130 countries. He was a director of the International Board of Directors of YPO from 2000 to 2003 during which he was the Chairman of YPO’s Global Leadership Congress in Beijing, China. In April 2013, Dato’ Siew was conferred an honorary degree in Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa by HELP University, Malaysia.

    Currently, Dato’ Siew is also the Group Managing Director of Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad and the Executive Vice Chairman of Ancom Logistics Berhad, both subsidiaries of the Company. He is currently the President of the Imperial College Alumni Association of Malaysia and a Governor of the Board of Governors for Malborough College of Malaysia.

    Dato’ Siew is a substantial shareholder of the Company though his direct and indirect interests in the Company.

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    LEE CHEUN WEI

    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Managing Director - Ancom Crop Care Sdn. Bhd.
    Age 44, Male, Malaysian

    Cheun Wei was appointed the Group Chief Executive Officer on 2 January 2018. He joined the Company in 2009 as the Group Chief Financial officer. He was appointed the Managing Director of Ancom Crop Care Sdn Bhd, heading the Group's Agricultural Chemicals Division in July 2014.

    He started his career with EPE Power Corporation Berhad ("EPE"), a transmission and distribution engineering company, as Group Accountant in 1997 and was the Chief Financial Officer of the EPE Group in 2003. He was the Director of Corporate Finance for Tamco Corporate Holdings Berhad (former name of Ancom Logistics Berhad, a subsidiary of the Company) from 2005 to 2009.

    Cheun Wei holds a MSc in Finance (Distinction) degree from Cass Business School, London. He also holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster university, United Kingdom. On both degrees, he was awarded full scholarships from Joint British Chevening/HSBC and the Renong/UEM Group.

    Cheun Wei is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

    Cheun Wei currently holds 3,670,800 ordinary shares, representing 1.71% equity interest in the Company.

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    DATUK WONG SAI WAN

    Group Chief Media Officer
    Age 56, Male, Malaysian

    Datuk Wong joined Redberry Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the Company, in July 2013 as a Director - Special Projects and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2015, heading the Group's Media Division where he oversees the operations and management of the Group's media business. He was appointed to his current position in January 2018, responsible for Corporate Affairs, Marketing, Communications and Public Relations functions for the Group.

    Datuk Wong started his journalism career in the Star in 1984 and rose through the ranks from reporter, Bureau Chief (Seremban), Senior News Editor and Executive Editor before leaving the Star in 2013. He was with the Star media group for over 29 years.

    During his career in the Star, Datuk Wong covered and wrote on a wide variety of issues and subjects, including the BMF scandal, Nipah Virus outbreak and the return of Hong Kong to China. He also worked for the Star in Hong Kong for two years during the SARs outbreak wrecked havoc. He received widespread acclaim for his coverage on the outbreak and its aftermath, including its economic and social impact on Hong Kong.

    Datuk Wong studied law at the Manchester City University, United Kingdom.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    ROBIN LING SENG CHIONG

    Deputy CEO - Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad ("Nylex")
    Executive Director - Perusahaan Kimia Gemilang Sdn Bhd ("PKG")
    Age 48, Male, Malaysian

    Robin was appointed as Deputy CEO of Nylex on 2 January, 2018. He is also the Executive Director in PKG, a subsidiary of Nylex, a position he held since joining Nylex Group in 2007. Prior to joining PKG, he worked as Asia Pacific Regional Manager for a United States specialty chemicals company for 13 years.

    Robin graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, majoring in Analytical Chemistry from University of Science Malaysia.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    THO TUCK WOH

    CEO - Redberry Media Group
    Age 58, Male, Malaysian

    Tuck Woh was appointed the CEO - Redberry Media Group on 2 January 2018. He joined the Redberry Media Group in 2008 as the Managing Director of the Group's Cinema and Digital Advertising Division.

    He received his professional training with Messrs Ernst & Young from 1981 to 1990. He joined Inter Pacific Communications Sdn Bhd, an advertising agency as General Manager in 1991, and subsequently joined Yaohan (M) Berhad as Finance Director/ Deputy Chairman from 1994 until 1997. He was the Executive Director in Jerasia Capital Berhad, a fashion textile company from 1998 until 2003. He also held executive roles in the large retail and garment companies such as CK Tangs, Hytex and Cheetah from 2004 to 2007.

    Tuck Woh is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    LIM CHANG MENG

    Chief Financial Officer - Ancom Berhad and
    Ancom Logistics Berhad ("ALB")
    Age 46, Male, Malaysian

    Chang Meng began his career as an Auditor with a Big 4 firm in 1992 until 2000 with his last position in the said firm an Audit Manager. He subsequently joined a construction company and later a stockbroking company as a Finance Manager.

    He joined Tamco Corporate Holdings Berhad (former name of ALB, a subsidiary of the Company) in 2005 as the Corporate Accounting Manager. Chang Meng also served as the Head of Corporate Finance of the Company since 2010. He was promoted as ALB's and the Company's Chief Financial Officer in 2011 and 2014 respectively.

    Chang Meng is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    CHOO SE ENG

    Company Secretary
    Age 57, Male, Malaysian

    Se Eng started his career as an Auditor in one of the Big 4 firms in Malaysia in 1981 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. During this period, he gained valuable working knowledge in accounting, taxation and secretarial practices.

    He has worked in a merchant bank in the Corporate Finance division for 2 years and was with a public listed company as its Corporate Finance Manager for 4 years before joining the Company in 1995 as its Senior Manager, Corporate Planning. He assumed the role of Company Secretary of the Company in 1996 until his resignation in August 2016. He rejoined the Company in April 2018.

    He is currently also the Joint Company Secretary of Nylex and ALB.

    Se Eng is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    MICHELLE CHEN TAI NGOH

    Chief Financial Officer - Nylex
    Age 51, Female, Malaysian

    Michelle joined Nylex in 1995 as Associate Accounts Manager and in the ensuing years, she held various positions within the Corporate Office. She was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Nylex in 2010.

    Prior to joining Nylex, Michelle was attached to one of the international professional service firms.

    Michelle is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

    She has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    PHILLIP KARUPPIAH

    Group Human Resource Director
    Age 60, Male, Malaysian

    Phillip was appointed as the Group Human Resource Director in April 2013.

    Phillip started his career as a Journalist with the New Straits Times and also has experience in Communications Consulting with Burson Marsteller and banking operations at Malayan Banking Berhad.

    He was the Chief Executive Officer of Malay Mail Sdn Bhd ("Malay Mail"), publisher of the Malay Mail newspaper, from April 2011 until March 2013. Before taking the helm at Malay Mail, Phillip was with Lexis Nexis, an American multinational company, as Chief Executive Officer of its South East Asia operations. His other stints include Managing Director of Sun Media Sdn. Bhd., the publisher of the Sun newspaper and General Manager, Group Human Resources at Phileo Allied Group, a financial services organisation.

    Phillip has a Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) degree from University Putra Malaysia and a Law degree from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    DATO' LEE YEW MENG

    Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director
    - Genovasi Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
    Age 63, Male, Malaysian

    Dato' Lee was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director of Genovasi Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of the Company, in January 2016.

    He spent his entire 39-year career in Sales & Marketing and Communications, having held positions as General Manager - Marketing in the Star, Chief Marketing Officer in the Sun, Chief Operating Officer in Limkokwing Integrated, and Strategic Communications Adviser with Agensi Inovasi Malaysia, a statutory body set up by the Government of Malaysia via AIM Act 2010, with the primary purpose of being the driving force behind Malaysia's push towards establishing an "innovation economy" and the country's aspirations of achieving a high income nation status.

    Dato' Lee is an independent director of Cityneon Holdings Ltd, a member of the Singapore Stock Exchange.

    He writes a weekly column (In perspective) for Malay Mail and Nanyang Business Daily.

    Dato' Lee has an Advanced Diploma in Commercial Management from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), United Kingdom.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    SIEW KA KHEONG

    Executive Chairman - IEnterprise Online Sdn. Bhd.
    Age 58, Male, Malaysian

    Ka Kheong is the Executive Chairman of IEnterpise Online Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of the Company and heading the IT Division. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of a company involving in IT industry, which he set up since 1982.

    Ka Kheong has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry. His experience spans across industries such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail. He is the Executive Chairman of a local company certifying many IT professionals in Malaysia for project management (for Project Management Institute, USA).

    He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering degree from University College London, United Kingdom.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

    He is the brother of Dato’ Siew Ka Wei, the Executive Chairman.

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    ERIC CHAN HEAN CHIN

    Divisional Head - Polymer Division, Nylex
    Age 58, Male, Malaysian

    Eric started his career as a Project Engineer in a consulting engineering firm in 1984. He joined Nylex as Marketing/ Business Manager in Engineered Polymer segment in 1998. He held various positions in Nylex Group before promoted to his current position as the Divisional Head - Polymer Division in 2004.

    Eric holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) degree from University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand and a MBA (Executive) from University of Queensland - Mt. Eliza Business School, Melbourne, Australia.

    Eric has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    WILLIAM TAN WEE LIAN

    Deputy Managing Director - Fermpro Sdn. Bhd
    Managing Director - Nylex Specialty Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.
    Age 51, Male, Malaysian

    William started his career as a Sale Executive in PKG in 1994. In 1997, he was transferred to Fermpro Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Nylex, and held various positions before promoted to his current position as Deputy Managing Director in 2006. In 2005, he was also given additional responsibility to manage Nylex Specialty Chemicals Sdn. Bhd., another subsidiary of Nylex, and in 2007, was promoted to his current position as Managing Director of this company.

    William graduated from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    KONG HWAI MING

    Executive Director - CKG Chemicals Pte Ltd ("CKG")
    Age 58, Male, Singaporean

    Hwai Ming started his career as a technician in Tankfarm and Shipping operations in ESSO Refinary Pte Ltd in 1981. In 1989, he joined Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd as Operation and Shipping Executive and in 1992, he joined CKG, as Operation Manager and was subsequently promoted to the position of Executive Director. In 2006, Nylex acquired 100% shareholding in CKG and Hwai Ming was retained at the same position until today.

    He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Diploma in Industrial Management from Singapore Polytechnic.

    Hwai Ming has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    WONG SIUT YIN

    Director - Kumpulan Kesuma Sdn. Bhd. and Wedon Sdn. Bhd.
    Age 50, Female, Malaysian

    Siut Yin started her career as Pharmaceutical Sales Executive in Ciba-Geigy (M) Sdn. Bhd. in July 1991. She joined Kumpulan Kesuma Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Nylex, as Techno-Commercial Chemist in December 1991 and was promoted to her current position as the Director in year 1999. She handles the technical, manufacturing and sales aspects of sealants and adhesives, especially to the automotive and construction industries for more than 20 years.

    Siut Yin holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Hons) degree from National University of Malaysia, Malaysia.

    Siut Yin has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    MOHD YUSOF BIN MUHAMAD DON

    General Manager - Pengangkutan Cogent Sdn. Bhd. ("Cogent")
    Age 50, Male, Malaysian

    Mohd Yusof was appointed as the General Manager of Cogent, a subsidiary of ALB, in February 2015. Prior to this position, he was a Senior Manager/Director of Hayara Sdn Bhd and Hayana Sdn Bhd, both based in Penang, from 2013 to 2015. Before that, he has held various senior managerial positons with Soi Yong Berhad and Koperasi Usaha Bersatu (M) Berhad.

    Mohd Yusof holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

    He has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.

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    SERENA KHOO SOOK LAI

    General Manager - Ancom-ChemQuest Terminals Sdn. Bhd. ("ACQT").
    Age 53, Female, Malaysian

    Serena was appointed as the General Manager of ACQT, a subsidiary of ALB, in October 2017.

    She has more than 25 years of experience in the bulk chemical business and logistics. Prior to the current position, she held various positions in PKG and her last position in PKG was a Senior Operations Manager.

    Serena holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom.

    She has no directorship in public companies and listed companies.