Mr. Lee Chooi Seng (‘‘Mr. Lee’’) was appointed as a Director on 18 February 2016 and redesignated as an executive Director and chairman on 7 March 2016. He is primarily responsible for overall strategic planning and management of the Group.
Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the logistics service industry. From December 1991 to 2000, Mr. Lee was the branch manager of Malat-Transocean Airfreight Sdn Bhd. He joined the Group on 15 February 2000 as the managing director. Since 2000, Mr. Lee has been working at Worldgate Express as the managing director.
Mr. Lee successfully completed the Malaysia Airlines dangerous goods regulations course and the dangerous goods refresher course in January 1996 and June 1998, respectively; the budgeting and forecasting course organised by RCJ Consulting Sdn Bhd in May 1999; and the corporate director’s training program organised by the Companies Commission of Malaysia in August 2002. Mr. Lee completed his secondary education at Saint Xavier’s Institution Penang in 1981. Mr. Lee was awarded CEO of the Year in 2009 and 2011 by Global Forwarding Partners Inc., logistic man of the year by BrandLaureate SMEs BrandLeadership Award in 2014 and GFP vicechairman’s award from Global Forwarding Partners Inc. in October 2015. On 9 March 2012, Mr. Lee completed the ‘‘Air Freight Skills Training in TACT MANUAL & CARGO RATING PRINCIPLES’’ conducted by ANA CARGO ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS.
Mr. Chin Seng Leong (‘‘Mr. Chin’’) was appointed as a Director on 18 February 2016 and redesignated as an executive Director and chief executive officer on 7 March 2016. He is primarily responsible for overall execution and operation of the Group.
Mr. Chin has over 17 years of experience in the logistics service industry. Prior to joining the Group, he worked as a sales coordinator at Transocean (KL) Sdn Bhd in 1992. He joined Worldgate Express in 2000 as the marketing development manager. He became the executive director of Worldgate Express on 1 October 2012.
Mr. Chin has successfully completed the corporate director’s training program conducted by Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) in August 2002. In August 2005, he completed the budgeting and forecasting course, understanding ISO9001:2008 quality management system in January 2011 and the tech & management training ‘‘warehouse safety and transportation safety’’ course in January 2015. He also completed a customs agent course organised by Royal Malaysian Customs Academy in 2015. Mr. Chin received a certificate in Marketing from Stamford Group of College of Further Education in Singapore and Malaysia in May 1992.
Dato’ Tan Yee Boon (‘‘Dato’ Tan’’) was appointed as a non-executive Director on 7 March 2016. He is primarily responsible for providing legal and general advice to the Group.
Dato’ Tan has not less than 15 years of experience as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia. He is currently practicing as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia and is also a member of the Bar Council of Malaysia. He was previously a partner at a law firm in Malaysia since 1 January 2011. Dato’ Tan was the founder and now a partner of Messrs. David Lai & Tan, a firm of advocates and solicitors in Kuala Lumpar in 1 May 2013.
Dato’ Tan has been acting as an independent non-executive director of Earnest Investments Holdings Limited, listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 339) since 1 June 2009. Dato’ Tan has been acting as an independent non-executive director of Protasco Berhad, listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia (stock code: 5070) since 18 January 2013. He has also been acting as an independent non-executive director of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad., listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia (stock code: 8052) since 16 June 2015. Dato’ Tan has been acting as an independent non-executive director of China Dynamics (Holdings) Ltd., listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 476) since 17 June 2016.
He obtained a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of South Wales (formerly the University of Glamorgan) in South Wales in June 1997 and Certificate of Legal Practice from the Legal Qualifying Board of Malaysia in November 1998. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaysia in September 1999.
Mr. Wong Siu Keung, Joe (‘‘Mr. Wong’’) was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 17 June 2016.
Mr. Wong holds a Degree of Master of Arts in International Accounting from City University of Hong Kong in November 1998 and a Master of Corporate Governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in October 2012.
He is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 1994. Mr. Wong has over 28 years of experience in accounting, financing, audit field and public listed companies.
Mr. Wong is currently an independent non-executive director of Interactive Entertainment China Cultural Technology Investments Limited whose shares are listed on GEM (stock code: 8081). Mr. Wong is also as an independent non-executive director of China Water Industry Group Limited (stock code: 1129), a company whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Liew Weng Keat (‘‘Mr. Liew’’) was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company on 17 June 2016.
Mr. Liew joined ITRS Group Limited in London in May 1999 before being transferred to ITRS US from February 2001 to February 2006, with the last position being the vice president. Having spent five years in New York, Mr. Liew then relocated to Hong Kong to start-up ITRS Asia’s business for Asia Pacific from February 2006 to August 2008. From August 2008 to May 2009, Mr. Liew was the head of North East Asia at Financial Innovative Technology International Pte. Ltd. From June 2009 to March 2010, he was a technology director at ITRS Asia Limited. Since November 2009, Mr. Liew has been the global account director at ITRS Asia Limited, responsible for business development for the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Liew received a Bachelor of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Manchester University in the United Kingdom in July 1997 and received a Master of Business Administration from Richmond, The American International University in London in the United Kingdom in December 1999.
Mr. Lee Kwok Tung Louis (“Mr. Lee Kwok Tung”), was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 17 June 2016. Mr. Lee Kwok Tung has been a Certified Practising Accountant of the CPA Australia since 1996 and a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1999. He has possessed over 23 years of experience with unlisted groups, listed groups and professional firms in finance, accounting, and auditing. He is currently an independent non-executive director of CGN Mining Company Limited (listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1164) and Zhong Ao Home Group Limited (listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1538). He was independent non-executive director of Winto Group (Holdings) Limited (Stock Code: 8238) which listed on the growth enterprise market of the Stock Exchange) from 23 January 2015 to 9 May 2016. Mr. Lee Kwok Tung graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from Macquarie University in Australia in 1992.