Directors' Profile

DR TEH CHEE GHEE Male , Aged 52,

was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 January 2009 and assumes the Chairmanship of the Board on 24 May 2018 upon the retirement of Dato’ Ismail bin Hamzah on the even date. 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”), a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (“CTIM”) and 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 is a member of the Nomination Committee and redesignated as a member of the Audit Committee on 30 August 2018. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Engtex Group Berhad. He attended four of the five Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.
 

 

DATO’ NG HOOK Male, Aged 63,

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 ceased to be a member of the Remuneration Committee on 30 August 2018. He is the spouse of Datin Yap Seng Kuan. He attended all the five Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

 

NG CHOOI GUAN Male , Aged 55,

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 2018.

 

DATIN YAP SENG KUAN Female , Aged 61,

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 2018.

 

NG YIK SOON  Male , Aged 51,

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 2018.

 

CHIN MEE FOON Female , Aged 65,

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 2018.

  

Lim Pang Kiam Male , Aged 56,

was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 July 2018 and is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee on the even date. He later assumes the Chairmanship of the Audit Committee and appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee on 30 August 2018. Mr Lim obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Housing, Building and Planning and a Master of Science in Planning from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1988 and 1989 respectively. He is a Certified Financial Planner, a title by the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia which he has held since 2002. He is also a Credit Risk Management specialist, whereby he obtained his chartered membership as a Certified Risk Professional from the Bank Administration Institute for Certification in USA in 2003. He has been a member of the Council of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia) since 1999. He is also a member of the MIA, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (“CIMA”) and a member of the Chartered Global Management Accountant (“AGMA”). He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Corporate Director Malaysia (“ICDM”).

 

He began his full-time career when he joined BHL Bank Berhad (“BHL”) as a Credit Officer in 1989 and was later promoted to Branch Manager in 1991. He left BHL in 1999 as the Branch Manager to join United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad as Vice President of Business Banking till 2002. He then joined AFFIN Bank Berhad as Head of Corporate Banking from 2002 to 2004. Thereafter, he held numerous executive and non-executive positions in public listed companies in Malaysia. He currently sits on the Board of Inta Bina Group Berhad and SDS Group Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

 

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Engtex Group Berhad. He attended all the Board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018 since his appointment.

 

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.