Director's Profile

CHAN WAN CHOON
Independent Non-Executive Chairman / Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
LAU MONG LING
Managing Director and Deputy Chairman
KHOO CHEE SIANG
Executive Director
WONG KIN SENG
Executive Director
SIM YEE FUAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
GAN KHONG AIK
Independent Non-Executive Director
KOH CHEN FOONG
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
LIEW FOOK MENG
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
CHAN WAN CHOON
Independent Non-Executive Chairman / Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

80 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee

Chan Wan Choon was appointed to the Board of Directors of SCH Group Berhad (“SCH” or the “Company”) (“Board”) as the Independent Non- Executive Chairman of the Company on 13 March 2012. On 26 July 2016, he was also appointed by the Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

He has served as the Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, UK, since 1988 and has served as the Overseas Council Member for Malaysia from 1977 to 1988. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Mineral Engineering, Malaysia since 1981, a registered Chartered Engineer (“CEng”) with the Council of Engineering Institutions, UK since 1969 and a registered Professional Engineer under the Malaysian Engineer’s Act since 1974. In addition, he was a council member of the Malayan Mining Employers Association (“MMEA’’) from 1973 to 1994. He subsequently served as the President of MMEA from 1977 to 1978, and again from 1980 to 1982. He was the Member of the Malaysian Council of Employers Organisations from 1977 to1982 and has served on the Employers’ Panel of the Industrial Court. In addition, he has also served on various technical committees of the Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (“SIRIM’’) from 1971 to 1980 and was appointed Chairman of the Technical Committee on Mining from 1980 to 1985.

After completing his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia in 1955 at Sultan Yussof School at Batu Gajah, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Mr Chan then went on to pursue his Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia at Sekolah King Edward VII, Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan, which he then completed it in 1957. He graduated from Camborne School of Mines (“ACSM’’), United Kingdom in 1960 and is awarded with the qualified Associateship, which is conferred to graduates from accredited United Kingdom universities or Board of examination degree/ masters programs, since 1960. Upon his graduation in 1960, he joined Malayan Tin Dredging Ltd as a Mining Engineer until 1964 and then joined Anglo Oriental (M) Sdn Bhd as the Chief of the District Planning Department from 1964 to 1966 when the companies amalgamated. He then left the company to work as an Assistant Superintendent at Selangor Dredging Bhd in 1966 and subsequently assumed the post of Superintendent from 1967 to 1979. He retired from the company as its General Manager in 2000.

He does not hold directorships in any other public companies. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

LAU MONG LING
Managing Director and Deputy Chairman

63 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Chairman of Remuneration Committee

Lau Mong Ling is the Managing Director and Deputy Chairman of the Company, having been appointed to the Board on 13 March 2012. He pursued his secondary education until Form Three (3) in 1970 at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan St. Paul in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. He is responsible for overseeing the business development, finance and corporate strategic functions of our Group.

Mr Lau started his career with UMS Holdings Berhad (“UMS”) in 1970, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”), as an apprentice where he was exposed to various areas of the company’s operations, which included marketing, management as well as trading and distribution. He then left UMS in 1977 and established Chee Heng Motor Supply (“Chee Heng’’) with Yeen Yoon Hin and three (3) other partners, being Wong Sin Chin, Tan Ah Soon and Tan Soon Seng in 1978. Chee Heng was a company that focuses on the supply of machinery parts.

His tenure with Chee Heng further exposed him to various aspects of the industrial spare parts business, and more importantly, widening his business network with various parties which included quarry engineers and bankers. He left Chee Heng to establish Sin Chee Heng Sdn Bhd (“SCHSB”) together with Wong Sin Chin and Yeen Yoon Hin in 1983.

He does not hold directorships in any other public companies. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

KHOO CHEE SIANG
Executive Director

41 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Khoo Chee Siang is an Executive Director of our Company, having been appointed to the Board on 2 March 2017. He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

He was the Executive Director of UHY Advisory (KL) Sdn Bhd, a boutique financial and corporate advisory firm from 2008 to 2016. 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 also sits on the board of directors of Vsolar Group Berhad, Boon Koon Group Berhad and Green Ocean Corporation Berhad.

He does not hold any positions in any Board Committees of the Company. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

WONG KIN SENG
Executive Director

47 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Wong Kin Seng was appointed to the Board as the Executive Director of the Company on 9 May 2017.

He pursued his secondary education until Form Four (4) in 1987 at Confucian Secondary School in Kuala Lumpur. He began his career with our Group in 1988 where he joined the Company as a general worker cum lorry driver. In 1993, he was promoted to be a Sales Representative where he was responsible for the sales activities within the Central and Malacca region. Over the years, he has accumulated valuable hands-on experiences within different areas of quarry machinery and equipment market in Malaysia including sales and marketing activities, managing customer relationship as well as providing customer service to the customers. With his 18 years of extensive experience and knowledge he gained in the operations of our Group, he was then promoted to Business Development Manager in 1998. Since 2013, he is mainly responsible for attending and handling customers queries as well as leading our sales team and is also responsible of Sin Chee Heng (Johore) Sdn Bhd overall operations.

He does not hold directorship in other public listed companies. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

SIM YEE FUAN
Independent Non-Executive Director

51 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Chairman of Audit Committee Member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee

Sim Yee Fuan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 March 2012. He graduated from University of Malaya with Bachelor of Accounting (Honour) and obtained his professional qualification from Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from Northern University of Malaysia. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA). He started his career with Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) from 1991 to 1995 and had gained the banking experience in Balance of Payment Department (now known as Foreign Exchange Administration Department) and Bank Examination 1 Department (now known as Banking Supervision Department). During 1995 to 2006, he was attached to public listed companies on the Bursa Securities where his job responsibilities were in the areas of accounting, finance and corporate management.

Currently, he is also an Executive Director of Unimech Group Berhad and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Saudee Group Berhad and Eurospan Holdings Berhad. He is also the Commissioner of PT Arita Prima Indonesia Tbk, a company listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange.

He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

GAN KHONG AIK
Independent Non-Executive Director

48 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Chairman of Nomination Committee Member of Audit Committee

Gan Khong Aik was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 March 2012. After completing his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia from St. Francis Institution, Malacca in 1987, Mr Gan went on to pursue his Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia at Malacca High School in 1989. He graduated from University of Malaya, Malaysia with a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Bachelor of Law in 1994 and was admitted and enrolled as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995.

He commenced his legal career with Messrs Lee Hishammuddin Allen Gledhill in 1994 and in 2001, he became a partner of Messrs Lee Hishammuddin Allen Gledhill until 2008 where he set up his own law practice. Presently, he is a partner of Messrs Gan Partnership.

He does not hold directorships in any other public companies. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

KOH CHEN FOONG
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

31 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Koh Chen Foong was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 9 May 2017. He graduated from University of New South Wales Sydney, NSW, Australia in Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.

He joined Rickoh Holdings Sdn. Bhd., the flagship company of his family business in 2007 as a Personal Assistant to the CEO of Rickoh Holdings Group of Companies (“Rickoh Group”). He is principally assisting the CEO in overseeing certain functions of the Rickoh Group including, amongst others, liaison, analytical and monitoring functions over properties and securities investments, public relation and attends to all or any general issues affecting the Rickoh Group’s operations. He is also representing the CEO in meetings and functions and reports directly to the CEO. Mr Koh Chen Foong is presently a director of the few Rickoh’s hotels in Kota Kinabalu. He is also a director principally in charge of the few Rickoh’s properties development projects in Sandakan under Rickoh Holdings Sdn. Bhd.’s investment arms.

He does not hold directorship in other public listed companies. He is the son of Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Koh Kin Lip, a major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.

LIEW FOOK MENG
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

69 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Liew Fook Meng was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 9 May 2017. He pursued his formal education up to lower secondary school.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the manufacturing and marketing of confectionery products. He oversees product development through his active involvement in introducing new ideas and flavouring processes.

He also an Executive Director of Cocoaland Holdings Berhad. He has no relation with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.