The team that made us the fastest growing mobile network in Malaysia

Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim bin Mohd Zabidi

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim bin Mohd Zabidi, a Malaysian aged 60, is the Non-Independent Non- Executive Chairman of the Company having been appointed to the Board on 30 June 2010. He graduated with a Master of Arts in Business Law from the London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom in 1983. He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Secretaries, United Kingdom.

Dato’ Seri Azim started his career in banking in 1984 and rose quickly through the ranks when in 1990 he was appointed Group Head of the Bank’s Corporate Banking Department. He was then seconded to Commerce Property Trust Managers (now known as Amanah Property Trust Managers) and initiated the establishment of Commerce BT Fund Managers (today is known as CIMB-Principal Asset Management). His association with the fund management industry saw him elected as President of the Federation of Malaysian Unit Trust Managers (now known as Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia) from 1998-2003. During this period, he was appointed to the Board of the International Investment Funds Association and was Chairman of its Audit Committee. He held the position of Chairman of Bank Simpanan Nasional from1999 to 2009 and the bank saw a steady improvement in operating profits during his tenure. He was also actively involved with the World Savings Banks Institute (“WSBI”). In 2000, he was appointed President (Asia Pacific) for WSBI and in 2003, he was elevated to its Board of Directors. Dato’ Seri Azim was elected as Vice President and Treasurer of WSBI in September 2006, a position he relinquished in April 2009.

In the field of sports, he was appointed Chairman of the National Sports Institute in May 2017 and subsequent to that appointed Malaysia’s Chef-de-Mission to the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. On 5th May 2018, Dato’ Seri Azim was elected Deputy President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia.

He now sits on numerous local and foreign Boards of Companies, both public and private, amongst which are Anzo Holdings Berhad, Timberwell Berhad and Fintec Global Berhad (formerly known as Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad).

Mr Tan Sik Eek

Executive Director

Tan Sik Eek, a Malaysian aged 43, was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2016 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. On 17 August 2018, he was re-designated as Executive Director of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics and Political Science from University of Sydney, Australia.

Mr Tan has more than fifteen (15) years of experiences ranging from corporate finance advisory to private equity investments. He was previously a Partner at House of Qin Ltd, a Beijing based private equity firm focused on investing in companies seeking growth funding and pre-IPO capital. Prior to that, he was the Partner of South East Asia for Value Creation Strategies Sdn. Bhd., a Kuala Lumpur based advisory firm specialising in securing funding from a series of established North America global hedge funds, for companies listed on the regional capital markets.

Mr Tan previously held positions in the companies Devonshire Capital LLC, a boutique investment bank headquarted in Hong Kong as well as in the corporate finance division of RHB Investment Bank. At present, he also sits on the board of directors of Fintec Global Berhad (formerly known as Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad), Netx Holdings Berhad, Mlabs Systems Berhad and DGB Asia Berhad.

Mr Ng Kok Heng

Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

Ng Kok Heng, a Malaysian aged 56, was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 30 June 2010. On 9 December 2013, he retired as Managing Director of the Company but continue to serve the Company as Chief Executive Officer. On 17 August 2018, he was appointed as Executive Director of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) from the University Sains Malaysia, Penang in 1987.

He started his career in 1987 as a Sales Manager in Communications Technology Sdn Bhd and was in charge of sales and marketing. In1992, he was appointed as Executive Director for MTL Communications Sdn Bhd and was responsible for the marketing, sales and business development of the company. Subsequently in 2000, he joined Wilco Systems Sdn Bhd as the Managing Director and was responsible for the performance as well as the day-to-day operations of the company.

He was also a consultant to Teligent AB, Sweden, a telecommunications provider and has worked with key players in various South East Asian countries such as Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Singapore Telecommunications, Limited and Smart Communications Inc. He leads highly specialised teams of IT integrators and implementers to implement systems for telecommuncations providers. Mr Ng is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of M3 Technologies (Asia) Berhad.

Mr Ng is presently the member of the Share Issuance Scheme (“SIS”) Committee of the Company.

Mr Soo Pow Min

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Soo Pow Min, a Malaysian aged 54, was appointed to the Board on 30 June 2010 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and was re-designated on 5 January 2012 to an Independent Non-Executive Director. On 27 May 2016, he was appointed by the Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Architecture in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago, United States of America.

He started his career in 1990 with YTL Corporation Berhad as an Architect and was responsible for overseeing the architectural work of the company. In 1994, he founded Urban Builder as a sole proprietorship but subsequently ceased business in 1999 when he was appointed Director of Pembinaan Wincon Sdn Bhd, a position which he held to date. In 2009, he founded DP Land Sdn Bhd and had been the Director of DP Land Sdn Bhd since.

Mr Soo is presently a Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and SIS Committee of the Company.

Mr Hew Tze Kok

Independent Non-Executive Director

Hew Tze Kok, a Malaysian aged 42, was appointed to the Board on 21 October 2013 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Hew is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”).

He started his career path by practising in accounting firms, namely Wong Yew Seng & Co and BDO Binder for approximately Seven (7) years. Thereafter, he served the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”) for approximately five (5) years in the area of enforcement of securities law. He was then appointed as an Investigating Officer of the SC with a ranking of Senior Manager. Subsequent to that, he joined KPMG Forensic Investigation Services as an Associate Director. He is currently working in the area of corporate finance and business development with an investment holding company.

Mr Hew is presently the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and SIS Committee of the Company.

Mr Edwin Chin Vin Foong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Edwin Chin Vin Foong, a Malaysian age 57, was appointed to the Board on 21 December 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He graduated with Degree in Electrical Engineering from North West Missouri State University, United States of America. On graduation, Mr Edwin started his career in the advertising and promotions industry and responsible for conceptualizing promotional packages to enhance his clients product image.

In 1992, he joined Europlus Corporation Sdn Bhd (“Europlus”), a property development company in the position of Marketing and Promotions Manager. Europlus was subsequently taken over by Larut Consolidated Berhad (now known as Kumpulan Europlus Berhad). He was subsequently promoted to Deputy General Manager and was placed in charge of the Land Administrative/Project department and he held this position up to the date of his resignation from the Larut Group.

Towards the end of 2009, he joined Volume One Sdn Bhd, a leader in the event management industry which provides comprehensive conference and event logistics services.

Mr Edwin is the Chairman for both the SIS as well as Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of Audit Committee of the Company.

Mr Roy Ho Yew Kee

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Roy Ho Yew Kee, a Malaysian age 44, was appointed to the Board on 22 Mar 2019 as an Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Mr Roy brings over twenty (20) years of financial service and restructuring experience both locally and abroad in various capacities.

Mr. Roy started his career in Australia in 1998, in the financial services industry, joining Hartley Poynton Ltd, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, where he was trained as a financial advisor, specialising in derivatives and first generation fintech products.

He then moved to a boutique trading firm, Tricom Futures Ltd, in 2003, where he set up a trading desk in greenfield markets, specialising in debt instruments, capital raising, equity linked structures and derivatives.

In 2011 Mr. Roy returned to Malaysia where he joined Key Alliance Group Berhad as an Executive Director overseeing corporate strategy and in 2017 he was re-designated as Managing Director of Key Alliance Group Berhad.