Directors' Profile

DATO’ ISMAIL BIN HAMZAH  Male, Aged 71 , 

was appointed to the Board as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman on 28 February 2003.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) in Analytical Economics from University of Malaya in 1970. Dato’ Ismail
held various key positions in Government Agencies whereby he had over 30 years of experience in various aspects
from economic, finance to national security. Dato’ Ismail has resigned from the Board of Goh Ban Huat Berhad on 27
November 2017 and he currently sits on the Board of GUH Holdings Berhad, SCC Holdings Berhad and JKG Land
Berhad. Dato’ Ismail is the Chairman of Nomination Committee and redesignated as a member of the Audit Committee
and Remuneration Committee commencing on 7 April 2017. He does not have any family relationship with any director
and/or major shareholder of Engtex Group Berhad. He attended four out of the five Board meetings held during the
financial year ended 31 December 2017.

 

DATO’ NG HOOK Male, Aged 62,

was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Executive Director and Group Managing Director on 3 June 2002.
He is the founder of the Group. He has been involved in the hardware, pipes, valves, fittings and plumbing materials
industry after completing his secondary education in 1973. With more than 30 years of hands-on experience in the
business and acute business vision, he has developed the Group’s businesses and responsible for the continuing
growth and success of the Group. Dato’ Ng Hook is a member of Remuneration Committee. He is the spouse of Datin
Yap Seng Kuan. He does not hold any directorship in other public company. He attended all the five Board meetings
held during the financial year ended 31 December 2017.

 

NG CHOOI GUAN Male , Aged 54,

was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Executive Director on 3 June 2002. He is also the Managing Director
of Engtex Sdn Berhad. He commenced his sales career in the hardware industry upon completion of his secondary
education in 1980. He joined Engtex Sdn Berhad upon its inception in 1984 as a Sales Representative and progressed
with the company to become the Managing Director. His responsibilities include sales and marketing, business
development, procurement of new products for distribution, securing new exclusive distributorships/agencies and
developing house-brand products. He does not hold any directorship in other public company. He attended all the five
Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2017.

 

DATIN YAP SENG KUAN Female , Aged 60,

was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Executive Director on 3 June 2002. After completing her secondary
education, Datin Yap has held various administrative positions and managed her own business prior to joining Engtex
Sdn Berhad. She is currently in-charge of the Group’s Treasury & Credit Control function. Her portfolio includes the
monitoring of day-to-day credit control and cashflow, monitoring debtors’ collections and treasury function of the
Group. She is the spouse of Dato’ Ng Hook. She does not hold any directorship in other public company. She attended
all the five Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2017.

 

NG YIK SOON  Male , Aged 50,

was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Executive Director on 3 June 2002. He holds a Professional
Diploma in Sales and Marketing from the University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education. He has been with
Engtex Sdn Berhad since completing his secondary education in 1985. He held various positions in the company prior
to assuming his present role of being responsible for the sales and marketing function of a manufacturing subsidiary.
He does not hold any directorship in other public company. He attended all the five Board meetings held during the
financial year ended 31 December 2017.

 

CHIN MEE FOON Female , Aged 64,

was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 3 June 2002. She is a fellow member of the
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She is also
an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.


Ms Chin is currently the Executive Director and Chief Finance Officer of Fiamma Holdings Berhad (“Fiamma”). She was
appointed to the Fiamma Board on 2 April 2018. She joined Fiamma as an Accountant in July 1989 and was promoted
to Finance and Administration Manager in January 1992 and Chief Finance Officer in April 1999. She is responsible for
the overall financial management, accounting, secretarial and corporate function of Fiamma. Prior to joining Fiamma,
she was with Ernst & Young from 1984 to 1989 where she was involved in both tax compliance and advisory work. She
was an Assistant Tax Manager in Ernst & Young when she left the firm in June 1989.


Ms Chin assumes the Chairmanship of the Remuneration Committee on 7 April 2017 and is a member of the Audit
Committee and Nomination Committee. She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major
shareholder of Engtex Group Berhad. She attended all the five Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31
December 2017.

 

DR TEH CHEE GHEE Male , Aged 51,

was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 January 2009. He is currently a Senior
Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia. He holds a Doctor of
Philosophy degree in Credit Management, a Master of Business Administration degree and an Honours Degree in
Accounting, all from University Malaya. He is a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”) and a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (“FCCA”) and the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (“CTIM”). He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”).


Dr Teh commenced his career in 1990 in Arthur Andersen-HRM (Management Services) Sdn Bhd as an associate
consultant. He then served in the audit and business advisory division of Arthur Andersen & Co. between the years
1990 to 1994. He joined CWS Hygiene Sdn Bhd (“CWS”) as the Finance & Administration Manager in 1994 and when
the Zuellig Group acquired CWS in 1995, he was appointed the Regional Financial Controller of Gold Coin Feedmills
(M) Sdn Bhd. He joined Engtex Sdn Berhad as the Group Financial Controller in 1996 and was the Personal Assistant
(“PA”) to the Group Managing Director and Company Secretary of Engtex Group Berhad between September 2002 and
May 2006. He served TH Group Berhad from June 2006 to October 2010 as the PA to the Group Managing Director. He
was also the Acting Chief Operating Officer of Nilai Medical Centre (formerly known as NCI Hospital owned by Asiaprise Biotech Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TH Group Berhad) from February 2010 to October 2010. He was the General Manager - Strategic Planning and Operations of TSH Resources Berhad from October 2010 to October 2012.
He joined Monash University Malaysia in October 2012. He is also the Deputy Director of Research of the School of
Business, Monash University Malaysia from January 2013 to January 2014. Dr Teh has been appointed as the Head of
Research of the Socio-Economic Research Centre, operating under SERC Sdn Bhd, an independent think tank initiated
by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (“ACCCIM”) under a paid outside work
retainer arrangement with Monash University Malaysia from January 2014 to February 2016. He currently sits on the
Board of Fiamma and Porla Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dr Teh assumes the Chairmanship of the Audit Committee on 7 April 2017 and is a member of the Nomination
Committee. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Engtex Group
Berhad. He attended all the five Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2017

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

• All the Directors are Malaysian.


• The Group has entered into recurrent related party transactions with parties in which the directors of the Company, namely Dato’ Ng Hook, Ng Chooi Guan and Ng Yik Soon have direct and/or indirect interests as disclosed in the Note 24 of Financial Statements section of this Annual Report.


• Datin Yap Seng Kuan is interested in the recurrent related party transactions by virtue of being the spouse of Dato’ Ng Hook.

 

• Save for the above mentioned disclosure, none of the other directors have any conflict of interest with the Company.


• None of the Directors has been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.


• Dato’ Ng Hook, Ng Chooi Guan and Ng Yik Soon are siblings. Dato’ Ng Hook is a major shareholder of Engtex Group Berhad.