Tan Cheak Joo, a Malaysian, Male, aged 46, was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of PP Chin Hin Sdn Bhd in 2016. He was appointed as Director of Midah Industries Sdn Bhd and Epic Diversity Sdn Bhd in 2017.
He completed his secondary school at Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Seg Hwa, Johor in December 1988 and has since then acquired over seventeen (17) years of working 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, a Malaysian, Male, aged 52, was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Metex Steel Sdn Bhd in 2016.
He manages the manufacturing and sales of the wire mesh 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-five(25) years of working experience in the business of 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, as 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, a Malaysian, Male, aged 48, was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Starken AAC Sdn Bhd and G-Cast Concrete Sdn Bhd in 2016. He was appointed as Director of MI Polymer Concrete Pipes Sdn Bhd and MI Polymer Concrete Pipes (S) Pte Ltd in 2017.
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 (20) years of working experiences 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 Securities) 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 is the director of Perak Transit 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.