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Corporate Information

  Directors’ Profile
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DATO’ FAISAL ZELMAN BIN DATUK ABDUL MALIK
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Malaysian, 51 years old, Male

Dato’ Faisal Zelman bin Datuk Abdul Malik was appointed to the Board of Central Global Berhad (“CGB”) on 26 February 2021 as Executive Chairman. On 2 December 2021, Dato’ was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman.

Dato’ Faisal Zelman started his career as Floor Trader Assistant of Future Trading Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysian commodities market in 1992. Later he joined RMT Metals Sdn. Bhd., a company that is listed in Metal Traders of the World, as Marketing Executive in 1993 to 2010.

Dato’ Faisal Zelman holds a Diploma in Automotive Engineering from Bristol University, United Kingdom in 1997 and HND in Automotive Engineering from University of Loughborough, United Kingdom in 1998. He also holds a Degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University in 1996 and a Master of Business Administration from Twintech International University College of Technology in 2019.

Dato’ Faisal Zelman became the Managing Director for Ciscorp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Semerak Services Sdn. Bhd.) from 2018 to 2021. He was also appointed as Director of Corporate Affairs for Fomema Sdn. Bhd. between 2019 to 2021. Dato’ Faisal Zelman sat on the board of directors as Independent Non-Executive Director for various public listed companies, including Vizione Holdings Berhad (2020 to 2021), Avillion Berhad (2016 to 2019), Ire-Tex Berhad (2018 to 2019) and Scomi Group Berhad (2020). Currently Dato’ Faisal Zelmon also sits on board as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Pertama Digital Berhad.

Dato’ Faisal Zelman has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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CHEW HIAN TAT
Group Managing Director
Malaysian, 50 years old, Male

Mr. Chew Hian Tat was appointed as Managing Director on 1 November 2021 and subsequently on 26 November 2021, he was re-designated as Group Managing Director.

Mr. Chew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Open University of Malaysia and completed his Master in Business Administration from Twintech International University College of Technology in 2021.

He started his career in 1996 with Shanghai Chanda Steel Sales Co. in Shanghai, China where he mainly dealt in international trade and construction. In 2001, Mr. Chew embarked on his journey into entrepreneurship. Jointly with other partners, he established multiple companies, namely Bakat Bidara (M) Sdn. Bhd., Suria Pagi (M) Sdn. Bhd., Rimbu Selera (M) Sdn. Bhd., and Isoho Holding Sdn. Bhd. where the principal business is in various international trading.

Mr. Chew is an entrepreneur who believes in achieving excellence through determination and courage. Over the years, he has successfully diversified his business investment into various industries. At present, he is a director of the following companies:

  1. HJT International (M) Sdn. Bhd.; a licensed multi-level direct selling company;
  2. HJT Foods Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.; a health and supplement product distributor;
  3. IPS Mechanical Parking System (M) Sdn. Bhd.; a parking system IT company.

Mr. Chew has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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LEE CHEE VUI
Executive Director
Malaysian, 59 years old, Male

Mr. Lee Chee Vui was appointed as Executive Director on 1 April 2022. Mr. Lee has brought with him over 30 years of extensive experience in the construction industry. Over the years, he has been actively involved in different segments of the construction industry; in particular the infrastructure, building and real estate development. He obtained his Diploma in Electronic at Sandakan Vocational College Sabah and had served in various construction companies before embarking his career changing role as an entrepreneur in the construction industry.

Some of his more notable construction ventures which were completed and delivered under his leadership during his attachment to PowerDrive Fastening Systems Sdn. Bhd. (a sub-contractor under Malaysia-China Hydro joint-venture company) include:

  • Bakun Hydroelectric Project (2006-2013)
  • Bulatan Megawati Seksyen 20 Shah Alam (2003-2005)
  • Wangsa Maju LRT station at Setiawangsa construction of Bridge, Tunnel, Retaining wall and roadworks (2014-2018)

Mr. Lee is presently the Managing Director of RYRT International Sdn. Bhd. He is responsible for developing the business and marketing strategies to spearhead the overall business direction of the company. As a veteran in the construction industry, he is hands-on in leading big projects and has demonstrated the strong capabilities to manage all aspects of project implementations and executions. Mr Lee is also a director in Powerdrive Fastening Systems Sdn. Bhd.

Mr. Lee has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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LEE SWEE MENG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, 67 years old, Male

Mr. Lee Swee Meng was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 November 2021. Concurrently, he is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and as members of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee of CGB.

Mr. Lee holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from Phoenix International University, New Zealand in 2005, Sijil Amalan Guaman (Certificate in Legal Practice) from Lembaga Kelayakan Profesion Undang-Undang, Malaysia (Legal Profession Qualification Board) in 2003, Bachelor of Laws from University Malaya in 2002, and Sijil Guru (Teaching Certificate) from Maktab Perguruan (Teacher’s College) in 1981.

He started off his career as a trained government school teacher for nine years (from 1975 to 1984). In November 1984, he joined the Royal Malaysia Police Force and in total he spent 33 years of service as a police officer. His last posting was as the Superintendent of Police as Deputy Officer-In-Charged of Police District, Subang Jaya prior to his retirement in 2017. In 2008, Mr. Lee was admitted to the Bar Council and upon retirement from the police force, he is currently the partner of Messrs SM Lee & Co (Advocates & Solicitors).

Mr. Lee has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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SAHARI BIN AHMAD
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, 68 years old, Male

En. Sahari Bin Ahmad was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 December 2021. Concurrently, he is also appointed as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and as members of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee of CGB.

En. Sahari holds a Diploma in Business Studies from University Teknologi Mara, Sabah.

He started his career with Malayan Banking Berhad. He took up the role as a Sales Executive in Perkasa Trading Sdn. Bhd. from 1981-1991. From 1992-2002 he was appointed the Branch Manager in Sebor Sabah Marketing and Services Sdn. Bhd. In 2003 he joined DKSH Holdings (Malaysia) Berhad as a Sales Manager. 2007- 2015 he took up the position of Project Coordinator in Ladang Sri Delima Sdn. Bhd. Later, in 2016 he became the Project Consultant for Mega Hijau Makmur Sdn. Bhd. and Mega Green Energy Sdn. Bhd.

En. Sahari has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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MADAM TAN SUAT HOON
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, 55 years old, Female

Madam Tan Suat Hoon was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 3 January 2023. At the same time, she was also appointed as the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of CGB. On 29 May 2023, Madam Tan was appointed as a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of CGB.

Madam Tan is a qualified accountant and obtained her professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (ACCA). She is presently a member of CIMA and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (Chartered Accountant). She has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate finance and advisory, debt capital market, accounting and finance, and financial consultancy and services. She was actively involved in initial public offerings, capital and fund-raising exercises, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, privatisation and take-overs.

She began her career as an Audit Assistant with KPMG Peat Marwick (now known as Messrs KPMG) in 1992 and resigned in 1996 as Audit Senior. She joined Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (which was taken over by Eon Bank Berhad and subsequently by Hong Leong Bank Berhad) in 1996 as an Executive, Corporate Advisory and left in 2002 as a Manager, Corporate Advisory and Consultancy Services.

Madam Tan joined AmInvestment Bank Berhad as a Manager, Corporate Finance in 2002 and left in 2017 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance to join a private company as Group Senior Finance Manager. In 2018, she joined Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and left in 2021 to join Texchem Resources Berhad group of companies until 2022.

Currently, she is the Chief Financial Officer of a private company, which she joined since 2022. Madam Tan is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Smart Asia Chemical Bhd, PGF Capital Berhad and Elridge Energy Holdings Berhad.

Madam Tan has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. She has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



  Key Senior Management’ Profile
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MR. NG JIA WEI
Group Financial Controller
Central Global Berhad
Malaysian, 45 years old, Male

Mr. Ng Jia Wei is an experienced Financial Controller with a diverse background in financial audit, finance, management accounting, treasury, corporate finance, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and merger & acquisition. His career spans 23 years in both domestic and international roles, during which he has demonstrated a strong ability to address complex financial issues and find practical solutions for financial, operating, and reporting processes. He has also been instrumental in building teams, enhancing capabilities, and implementing systems to align with business objectives while ensuring corporate compliance and governance, and managing financial risks.

Prior to taking on the role of Group Financial Controller at CGB, Mr. Ng worked for one of the Big Four accounting firms and held management positions at various companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) as well as private companies. His experience extends across various industries, including construction, property development, manufacturing, tourism, banking, logistics, and oil and gas services.

Mr. Ng’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Business degree with a major in accounting from Charles Sturt University, which he earned in the year 2001. Additionally, he is a member of both CPA Australia and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Mr. Ng has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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IR. BEH KIM BOON
Chief Operating Officer (West Malaysia)
Construction and Development Division
Malaysian, 53 years old, Male

Ir. Beh Kim Boon joined CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd. (“CICC”) as Chief Executive Officer in 2021. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from University of Malaya in 1996 and obtained his Master of Business Administration in 2012. He became a Member of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM) in 2004 and registered as Professional Engineer in 2005.

Ir. Beh has over 25 years of working experience mainly in infrastructure construction industry. In the early years of his engineering career, he worked as a Design Engineer in structural division of APG Structural Systems Sdn. Bhd. He was involved in the project management and construction of the Kuala Lumpur Monorail and Putrajaya Monorail projects under Genesis Structural Systems Sdn. Bhd.

Prior to joining CGB, Ir. Beh was the General Manager in Vizione Holdings Berhad, a position he held since 2014 as top level of management. He build his credentials through a partnership construction company specialising in infrastructure and building construction works. Throughout his career, he gained experiences in major infrastructure projects including suspension bridge, elevated highway structure, segmental bridge, precast concrete segment & guideway beam, prestressing and also launching work.

Ir. Beh has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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LAU CHEE WAI
Chief Operating Officer (East Malaysia)
Construction and Development Division
Malaysian, 44 years old, Male

Mr. Lau Chee Wai joined RYRT International Sdn Bhd (“RYRT“) as a Contract Manager in December 2020. He was re-designated to Chief Operating Officer of East Malaysia for the Construction and Development Division effective 1 April 2022.

Mr. Lau holds a Diploma in Quantity Surveying from Tunku Abdul Rahman College. He carries with him 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He began his career with Powerdrive C&P Sdn. Bhd. in 2001 as a Quantity Surveyor, a position he held for five years. In 2006, he took up the position of Contract Executive with Sunrise Berhad for a brief period before moving to Petra Boiler Sdn. Bhd. as a Contract Manager in 2008. From 2010 to 2020, Mr. Lau joined Mahiribu Sdn. Bhd. (“Mahiribu”) as a Contract Manager.

During the 20 years of his career, Mr. Lau was involved with a few large-scale construction projects such as: -

  • Cadangan Membina Dan Menyiapkan 8 no 25ton Bi-Drum Boiler Di Daerah Pahang-Felda 8 with Contract Value of RM64.850 million (completed in October 2010)
  • Cadangan Membina Jalan Sambungan Dari Jalan 1/27A Ke Setiawangsa with Contract Value of RM41.787 million (completed in September 2019)
  • Project Jalan Ke Mesej Mangalias, Tenom, Sabah with Contract Value of RM26.635 million (completed in May 2021)

Mr. Lau is currently in charge of Projek Menaiktaraf Sistem Bekalan Air Di Lahad Datu Fasa 1 which carries a contract value of RM265 million. This project is anticipated to be completed by March 2025.

Mr. Lau has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).



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SOO YEW SIN
Assistant General Manager
Manufacturing Division - Production Plant
Malaysian, 64 years old, Male

Mr. Soo Yew Sin was appointed as Assistant General Manager of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad (“CICB”) on 1 December, 2021. He holds a Master in Business Administration from Twintech International University College of Technology.

Mr. Soo has 40 plus years of experience in Automotives sector. Prior joining CICB, he is attached with a Multinational Company “EXEDY Group” as General Manager whom is a manufacturer and brand owner of EXEDY Powertrain products for Automotive sectors. Mr. Soo involved and taking charge of Sales & Marketing (Domestic & International) (OE & OES), Purchasing (Domestic & International), Manufacturing, Admin & HR.

Mr. Soo has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).

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YAO KEE KONG
General Manager
Manufacturing Division - Marketing
Malaysian, 43 years old, Male

Mr. Yao Kee Kong was promoted to General Manager since 1 July 2021. He joined CIC Marketing Sdn. Bhd. (“CICM”) on 3 January 2013 as Sales Manager and promoted to Assistant General Manager on 1 September 2019. He holds a Diploma in Science of which he attained in the year 2002 from Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC). He obtained his Professional Certificate in Professional Marketing (Level 4) from The Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) in 2015. He is also a Director of CICM.

Prior to joining CICM, Mr. Yao was the Assistant Sales Manager (Tapes) for Swiss based multinational, DKSH Holdings Berhad (“DKSH”). Before DKSH, he was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Superb Shield Sdn. Bhd., whose principal activities are in the trading of industrial products such as Protection Film, PSA Tapes and Resins Pellet. He was responsible for South East Asia region.

Mr. Yao has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).

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TERENCE YEE WAI LEONG
Regional Manager
Manufacturing Division - Singapore Sales
Singaporean, 45 years old, Male

Mr. Terence Yee joined CICS Distributors Pte. Ltd. (“CICS”) on 1 July 2012 as Assistant Sales Manager. He holds a Diploma in International Business which he attained in 2001 from Southern Cross University, Australia. He obtained his Professional Certificate in Electroplating in 2004 from Singapore Surface Finishing Society and a Certificate in Finance for Non-Finance Managers in 2018 from Temasek Polytechnic.

Prior to joining CICS, Mr. Yee was the Assistant Manager of Business Development for UK based Diesel Marine International whose principle activities are in the reconditioning of key engine component. He also held the portfolio of trading industrial products such as Loctite adhesive and sealants, responsible for South East Asia.

Mr. Yee has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences (if any).

  General Corporate Information
Stock Name CENTRAL GLOBAL BERHAD (CGB)
Stock Code 8052
Listing MAIN Market
Sector Industrial Products & Services
Company Secretaries Ms. Lim Seck Wah (MAICSA 0799845)
[SSM Practicing Certificate No. 202008000054]
Ms. Kong Mei Kee (MAICSA 7039391)
[SSM Practicing Certificate No. 202008002882]
Website www.cgbgroup.com.my
Registered Office:
Level 15-2, Bangunan Faber Imperial Court,
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-26924271
Fax : 03-27325388
Head Office:
A5-06 Block A Plaza Dwi Tasik
Jalan 5/106
Bandar Sri Permaisuri
56000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-91718966
Fax : 03-91718922
Share Registrar:
Mega Corporate Services Sdn. Bhd.
Registration No. 198901010682 (187984 H)
Level 15-2, Bangunan Faber Imperial Court
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-26924271
Fax : 03-27325388
Auditors:
Baker Tilly Monteiro Heng PLT
201906000600 (LLP0019411-LCA) & AF0117
Baker Tilly Tower, Level 10, Tower 1, Avenue5
Bangsar South City
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-22971000
Fax : 03-22829980
Banker:
Malayan Banking Bhd.
United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd.
RHB Bank Bhd.
Hong Leong Bank Bhd.
Stock Exchange Listing:
Main Market of the
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
Stock Code : 8052
Stock Name : CGB
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