Key Management Team

Tan Cheak Joo

Chief Executive Officer & Director - PP Chin Hin Sdn Bhd

• Malaysian, Male, Aged 50
• Chief Executive Officer & Director
- PP Chin Hin Sdn Bhd
• Director
- Midah Industries Sdn Bhd
- Midah Industries (North) Sdn Bhd
- Epic Diversity Sdn Bhd
- Kempurna Sdn Bhd

Mr Tan Cheak Joo is the Chief Executive Officer of PP Chin Hin Sdn Bhd. He was appointed as Director of Midah Industries Sdn Bhd and Epic Diversity Sdn Bhd in 2017. Then, he was appointed as Director of Midah Industries (North) Sdn Bhd in 2018 and Kempurna Sdn Bhd in 2019. He completed his secondary school at Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Seg Hwa, Johor in December 1988 and has since then acquired over nineteen (19) years of experience in the trading and manufacturing of building materials.

In April 1991, he started working as the Personal Assistant of the Managing Director at a textile manufacturer, Li Ann Textile in Batu Pahat, Johor. He then left to join Gainvest Builders (M) Sdn Bhd, a building contractor company that was involved in the construction of high rise buildings and infrastructure projects in May 1995 as a Site Supervisor.

In June 1996, he joined United Straits Amalgamated Sdn Bhd as a Sales Executive selling building materials. In June 1997, he joined NCK Wire Manufacturer Sdn Bhd as a Sales Executive selling British Reinforcement Concrete wire mesh and other steel wire products. In April 2000, he joined F.S. Steel Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing of steel products and trading and distribution of building materials as its Sales Director. He then joined PP Chin Hin Sdn Bhd in August 2004 where he was involved in growing and expanding our business operations, which included the setting up of our branches in Kuala Lumpur, Mentakab, Kuala Terengganu, Melaka, Johor and Ipoh.

He has been one of the Executive Committee Member of the Building Materials Distributors Association of Malaysia since December 2013.

Mr Tan Cheak Joo does not hold directorships in any 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.

Lok Boon Cheng

Chief Executive Officer- Metex Steel Sdn Bhd
• Malaysian, Male, Aged 56
• Chief Executive Officer
- Metex Steel Group of Companies
• Director
- Metex Modular Sdn Bhd
- Saujana Vision Sdn Bhd

Mr Lok Boon Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer of Metex Steel Group of Companies and the Director of Metex Modular Sdn Bhd and Saujana Vision Sdn Bhd.

He manages the manufacturing & sales of the wire mesh and modular operations for our Group. He graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in April 1988. He is a registered Professional Engineer from Board of Engineers Malaysia. He has more than twenty-nine (29) years of experience in the business of precast concrete and manufacturing steel products for the construction industry.

Upon graduation, he was employed by Engineering & Environmental Consultants as a graduate engineer. He then left and joined Hume Industries Bhd in October 1988 as Product/Marketing Engineer until April 1991 before moving to join Southern Steel Berhad in May 1991 as a Technical Engineer. Over the years with Southern Steel Berhad, he was promoted a number of times to different positions, such as Technical Service Manager (April 1993); Operations Manager (April 1995); Senior Manager (April 1999); General Manager (January 2003) and finally as Senior General Manager in June 2008. During his tenure as Senior General Manager, he was responsible for managing the overall businesses for the company, which includes the manufacturing of mesh reinforcement, cut and bend reinforcement bars and also the sales and marketing of steel billets and steel bars. He was also a director and board member of Steel Industries Sabah Sdn Bhd. He left Southern Steel Berhad in June 2012 and subsequently joined our Group to spearhead the setting up of Metex Steel Sdn Bhd.

Mr Lok Boon Cheng does not hold directorships in any 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.

Ng Wai Luen

Chief Executive Officer & Director - Starken Group of Companies

• Malaysian, Male, Aged 51
• Chief Executive Officer & Director
- Starken AAC Sdn Bhd
- G-Cast Concrete Sdn Bhd
- MI Polymer Concrete Pipes Sdn Bhd
- MI Polymer Concrete Pipes (S) Pte Ltd
- Starken Drymix Solutions Sdn Bhd
- G-Cast UHPC Sdn Bhd
- Green Cement Sdn Bhd
- Starken AAC 2 Sdn Bhd (f.k.a Sage Evergreen Sdn Bhd)
- Starken Paint Sdn Bhd

Mr Ng Wai Luen is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Starken Group of Companies.

He manages the manufacturing and sales activities of lightweight concrete products and precast concrete products of our Group. He obtained a Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia in November 1992. He also obtained his Certified Public Accountants (“CPA”) of Australia with distinctions and Malaysian CPA in December 1994 and June 1995, respectively. He has since then become a member of CPA of Australia and CPA of Malaysia as well as a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia Institute of Accountants. He has over twenty one (21) years of experience in the field of auditing, finance and general management.

Upon his graduation, he joined KPMG Malaysia as a Junior Auditor in December 1992. He was subsequently promoted as its Audit Senior in June 1994 and Audit Supervisor in January 1995. During his tenure at KPMG Malaysia, he was responsible for the audit of public listed companies and due diligence reviews for various corporate exercises.

In March 1996, he left KPMG Malaysia and joined OKA Corporation Berhad as its Finance Manager. In December 2002, he was promoted as its General Manager and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for its restructuring and development prior to its listing on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) in June 2003. During his stint at OKA Corporation Berhad, he oversaw the overall sales, marketing and day-to-day management of the company and factory operations. He was also involved in the setting up of new factories. He subsequently joined our Group as the Head of Starken AAC Sdn Bhd in December 2010.

Mr Ng Wai Luen is the Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Perak Transit Berhad, a company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia. 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.

Se Kok Weng

Chief Executive Officer & Director - Midah Group of Companies

• Malaysian, Male, Aged 45
• Chief Executive Officer & Director
- Midah Industries Sdn Bhd
- Midah Industries (North) Sdn Bhd
- Epic Diversity Sdn Bhd
- Kempurna Sdn Bhd

Mr Se Kok Weng is the Chief Executive Officer and directors of Midah Group of Companies.

He managed the overall factory operation and sales of fire rated door set, timber related products, timber door, timber frame, metal door frame and architectural hardware for our group. He has more than fifteen (15) years of experience in sales, marketing and distribution of timber- based products for the building industry.

Upon his graduation from SMK Petaling, he joined Multec Enterprise Sdn Bhd (“Multec”) as a general clerk in 1994. He was subsequently transferred to sales department and promoted as Sales Executive. Two years later, he was transferred from Multec to Woodlandor Wood Products Sdn Bhd (“Woodlandor”) which is a sister company of Multec. In 1999, he left Woodlandor and joined Midah Industries as Senior Sales Executive and has been with the company ever since. In the year 2008, he became the shareholder of both Midah Industries Sdn Bhd and Epic Diversity Sdn Bhd.

Mr Se Kok Weng was entrusted with a wide range of job scope during his eighteen (18) years of service as a senior sales executive which include the daily sales activities for both Midah and Epic which cover the commercial and residential projects, site measurement and also give proposal to architect for each and every project. He has gained a deep understanding of the Midah and Epic’s product knowledge including the entire production process, species of timber and detail costing of each door. In 2017, Midah Industries was acquired by Chin Hin and he was promoted as a General Manager. In September 2019, he was promoted again to the position of CEO of the Midah Group of companies, responsible for the development and implementation of business strategies, build up sales teams, providing direction and operational leadership and achieving corporate goals.

Mr Se Kok Weng does not hold directorship in any 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.

Chua Shiou Meng

Chief Executive Officer - Chin Hin Concrete Group of Companies

• Malaysian, Male, Aged 48
• Chief Executive Officer
- Chin Hin Concrete Holding Sdn Bhd
- Chin Hin Concrete (KL) Sdn Bhd
- Chin Hin Concrete (North) Sdn Bhd

Mr Chua Shiou Meng is the Chief Executive Officer of Chin Hin Concrete Group of Companies.

He completed his education of Business Administration in INTI College Subang and has more than twenty-three (23) years of working experience in the Concrete industry.

He started off his career as a Sales Executive with TOKO Business Machine Sdn Bhd in 1995 and a few years later moved to CI Readymix Sdn Bhd which started his career into the Concrete industry.

In 2000 he moved to the Sales Manager Position in Hanson Building Materials Malaysia Sdn Bhd where he was responsible for managing the Sales Associates.

In April 2007, he joined Tasek Concrete Sdn Bhd (“TCSB”) as Sales Manager and he remained there for twelve (12) years. During his time in TCSB, he was promoted numerous times and each new role widened his scope and responsibilities; from Regional Sales Manager – Central & Eastern Region to General Manager (National Sales & Marketing) and finally to Senior General Manager of TCSB Group. He was responsible for the development and implementation of business strategies, developing sales teams, delivering continuous improvement, providing direction and operational leadership and achieving corporate targets.

He joined Chin Hin Concrete Holdings Sdn Bhd in 2019 and he is a Council Member of National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Malaysia.

Mr Chua Shiou Meng does not hold directorships in any public listed companies, he has no relationship 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.