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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, 48 years old, Male

Dato’ Faisal Zelman was appointed to the Board of Central Global Berhad (“CGB”) on 26 February 2021 as Executive Chairman. Effective 2 December 2021, Dato’ was redesignated 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, among which including Vizione Holdings Berhad (2020 to 2021), Avillion Berhad (2016 to 2019), Ire-Tex Berhad (2018 to 2019) and Scomi Group Berhad (2020).

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, 47 years old, Male

Mr. Chew Hian Tat was appointed as Managing Director on 1 November 2021 and subsequently on 26 November 2021 he was redesignated as Group Managing Director.

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

Mr. Chew 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. PPS Investment Bank Ltd; a licensed investment bank in Labuan (pending approval);
  2. Tatmas Fintech Solutions Ltd; a licensed cryptocurrency broker in Labuan (pending conditional approval);
  3. Tatmas Exchange Ltd; a licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Estonia;
  4. HJT International (M) Sdn Bhd; a licensed multi-level direct selling company;
  5. HJT Development (M) Sdn Bhd; a property development company;
  6. HJT Holding Berhad; an investment holding company;
  7. HJT Foods Technology (M) Sdn Bhd; a health and supplement product distributor;
  8. 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, 57 years old, Male

Mr. Lee Chee Vui was appointed as Executive Director on 1 April 2022. Mr. Lee has brought with him over 29 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 Massive Calibre Sdn Bhd and 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 KING LOON
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, 50 years old, Male

Mr. Lee King Loon holds a Degree in Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Australia, Perth. He was admitted as a member of CPA Australia and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) in August 1995 and December 1995 respectively.

Mr. Lee has more than 28 years of experience in accounting and finance including conducting financial due diligence reviews, valuations and financial modelling. He has also provided advisory services to large corporations and private equity firms.

Currently, Mr. Lee King Loon is a director of Qwantum Skylight Capital Sdn. Bhd., a licensed corporate finance advisory company and a director of Choizen Holdings Limited and its subsidiary, principally engaged in investment holding and the provision of consultancy services. He is also the co-founder of Meridian Care Capital Berhad, an unlisted public company investing primarily in entities engaged in the healthcare and life sciences industry.

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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YHM TENGKU DATO INDERA ABU BAKAR AHMAD
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, 36 years old, Male

Yang Hormat Mulia (“YHM”) Tengku Dato' Indera Abu Bakar Ahmad ("Tengku Abu Bakar") was appointed to the Board of CGB on 24 June 2021 as Independent Non-Executive Director. Tengku Abu Bakar holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting from Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorne, Australia.

YHM Tengku Abu Bakar, has a background in strategic planning, specialising in health-related, e-commerce and information technology businesses. He is currently the chairman of Fomema Sdn Bhd, which operates a foreign workers' medical examination screening system in Peninsular Malaysia, as well as chairman of several other related companies. He is also a director of Bookdoc Holdings Sdn Bhd, which operates a mobile application connecting patients with medical professionals.

He has also throughout his career accumulated experience in dealing with multinational companies while providing guidance and support in the companies where he is a member of the board of directors.

Tengku Abu Bakar 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, 64 years old, Male

Mr. Lee Swee Meng was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 November 2021. He 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.

Mr Lee started off his career as a trained government school teacher for nine years (from 1975 to 1984). In November 1984, he joined the Malaysia Royal Police Force and in total he spent 33 years 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, 65 years old, Male

En. Sahari Bin Ahmad was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 December 2021. He holds a Diploma in Business Studies from University Teknologi Mara, Sabah.

En. Sahari 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 on in 2016 he became the Project Consultant for Mega Hijau Makmur Sdn Bhd and Mega Green Energy Sdn Bhd. He is currently the Group Consultant for Mahiribu 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).



  Key Senior Management’ Profile
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KEW SY LENG
Group Financial Controller
Central Global Berhad
Malaysian, 53 years old, Male

Mr. Kew joined Central Industrial Corporation Berhad (“CICB”) on 2 October 2017 as Group Financial Controller. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and a professional certificate which he attained in the year 1993 from University Malaya and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) respectively. He is a qualified accountant and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1996. He was also a member of the MICPA from 1996 to 2010.

Upon graduation, Mr. Kew joined the Industrial Training program organised by the Lion Group in collaboration with MICPA and was assigned to various departments and operating companies within the Lion Group.

Besides the Lion Group, Mr. Kew has also worked for companies under the DRB-HICOM group which manufactured and assembled two wheelers vehicles for Suzuki and Honda. He has vast experiences in the manufacturing industry especially in the automotive sector where he has served as Head of Finance. His experiences include management reporting, costing, cost reduction, Enterprise Risk Management and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system implementation.

Mr. Kew 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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ANSON LIM HAN BOON
Chief Executive Officer
CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd
Malaysian, 40 years old, Male

Mr. Lim graduated from Institute Teknologi Pertama in 2002 with a Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying. He also holds a Master in Business Administration from Twintech International University College of Technology.

Mr. Lim has almost 20 years experience in the construction development field. He started off as Senior Contract Executive with Binapuri Sdn Bhd in 2004 prior to being appointed as Project Director for Wangsa Group of Companies. Prior to joining CGB, he was the Chief Operation Officer of Vizione Holdings Berhad.

Mr. Lim 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)
CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 51 years old, Male

Ir Beh Kim Boon joined CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd. (CICC) as Chief Executive Offier 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 20 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 Central Global Berhad, Ir Beh was the General Manager in Vizione Holdings Berhad; a position he held since 2014 as top level of management. He did 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)
RYRT International Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 42 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 mid 2023.

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
Central Industrial Corporation Berhad.
Malaysian, 62 years old, Male

Mr. Soo was appointed as Assistant General Manager of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad (“CICB”) on 1st 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
CIC Marketing Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 40 years old, Male

Mr. Yao 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.

Prior to joining CICM, Mr. Yao was the Assistant Sales Manager (Tapes) for Swiss based multinational, DKSH Holdings Berhad. 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
CICS Distributors Pte. Ltd
Singaporean, 42 years old, Male

Mr. 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).

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KONG TECK FONG
Chief Strategy Officer
Proventus Bina Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 50 years old, Male

Mr. Kong was appointed as Executive Director of Proventus Bina Sdn. Bhd. on 10 February 2017 and was subsequently re-designated as Managing Director on 21 June 2019 and Chief Executive Officer on 8 March 2021. He was also appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd, a subsidiary of Central Global Berhad from 2 October 2019 to 9 March 2021. He graduated with a Bachelor in Finance and Marketing from Oregon State University, United States in 1994.

Mr. Kong started his career in Compaq Singapore Pte. Ltd. as a financial analyst in 1994 and subsequently joined Hewlett Packard Singapore Pte. Ltd. as a Marketing Manager. He was the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of MicroGreen Bio-Industrial Berhad from 2001 to 2008. He was subsequently appointed as Executive Director in a property development company where he was involved in the planning, project management and marketing of a mixed township development.

Mr. Kong 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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LOH CHOONG HENG
Senior Manager
Central Industrial Corporation Berhad
Malaysian, 58 years old, Male

Mr. Loh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Social Science Degree (Hons) in Economics from University Malaya in 1987. Prior to joining CICB in 1996, he was the Administration Manager of Malayan Flour Mills Berhad and subsequently became the Employee Relations Manager of Penang Seagate Industries (M) Sdn. Bhd. in 1995.

At CICB, Mr. Loh started as Human Resource & Administration Manager and double tasked as Purchasing Manager in 2000. In 2015, he was redesignated as Senior Manager of Material Control and Talent Development. Currently he is the Senior Manager of Purchasing, Material Control and Sales Co-Ordination.

Mr. Loh 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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YEOH YUAN TING
Corporate Planning Manager
CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 48 years old, Female

Ms. Yeoh holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance (AACSB Accredited) from St. Cloud State University, USA. She began her career with BSN Commercial Bank as an Investment Officer in 1994 prior to joining Sime Securities Sdn Bhd as an Investment Analyst in 1997-2006.

Ms. Yeoh spent her early career in the equity investment field. Since 2007, she has taken up different roles in various industries focusing in corporate development, strategic planning and investment analysis. She had served as Strategic Planning Manager for Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Business Development Manager for TE Connectivity (formerly known as Tyco Electronics, a US Fortune 500 Company), Vice President for Dolphin Construction Sdn Bhd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dolphin International Berhad). Prior to joining CGB, she was the Corporate Planning Manager for Vizione Holdings Berhad.

Ms. Yeoh 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).

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CONNY HO HUEY YI
Human Resource & Administration Manager
CIC Construction Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysian, 38 years old, Female

Ms. Ho graduated with Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management and also a certified Human Resource Manager with experience from a building construction industry more than 15 years. She is responsible for all spectrum of Human Resource & Administrative functions to achieve the Company’s goals and objectives.

Ms. Ho 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).



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  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]
Ms. Wong Youn Kim (MAICSA 7018778)
[SSM Practicing Certificate No. 201908000410]
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:
KPMG PLT
(LLP0010081-LCA & AF 0758)
Level 18, Hunza Tower
163E, Jalan Kelawei
10250 Penang.
Tel : 04-2382288
Fax : 04-2382222
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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