Directors

NG WAI PIN 
Chairman / Managing Director 
•  Aged 51, Male, Malaysian
•  Appointed to the Board on 10 April 2006
•  Chairman of Remuneration Committee
Ng Wai Pin, formerly a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Frontken Corporation Berhad (“FCB”), was re-designated as the Chairman / Managing Director of the Company on 19 January 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Auckland and was admitted to the roll of barristers and solicitors of the High Court of New Zealand in 1989. He then continued practising as a barrister and solicitor in a leading legal
firm in Auckland for a number of years before returning to Malaysia where he joined Shook Lin & Bok, a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1993. He later became a Director and Chief Executive Officer of a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with regional operations, before returning to private practice in law. From September 2005 to February 2009,
he was the Chief Operating Officer of a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Limited and was seconded
as the Chief Executive Officer of a company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. He is also the Chairman of Ares Green Technology Corporation, a public company in Taiwan, R.O.C., a subsidiary of FCB. He also sits on the board of BSL Corporation Berhad.
He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the
Company.
DR TAY KIANG MENG 
Executive Director / Chief Scientist 
•  Aged 52, Male, Singaporean
•  Appointed to the Board on 10 April 2006
Dr Tay Kiang Meng holds a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from University of Portsmouth, and a Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and a PhD in Engineering from Brunel University, United Kingdom.
He is responsible for research and development leading the Group’s technology roadmap, spearheading research and development (“R&D”) activities, formalising the Group’s quality systems, developing critical manufacturing technologies for FCB’s semiconductor technology and advanced materials engineering, and exploring new technology opportunities for the Group. He has more than 20 years of professional experiences in technology development, R&D, and has led some of the most significant technology innovations in semiconductor-related manufacturing technology and advanced materials engineering.
An engineer and scientist by training, Dr Tay began his professional R&D experience with research think tank, Gintic Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore. Dr Tay has received honours and awards in many of his academic, research and technology development work.
Dr Tay also sits on the board of the FCB’s subsidiary, Ares Green Technology Corporation.
He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the
Company.
DATO’ HAJI JOHAR BIN MURAT @ MURAD 
Independent Non-Executive Director 
 Aged 70, Male, Malaysian 
•  Appointed to the Board on 10 April 2006
•  Chairman of Audit Committee and Nomination Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee
Dato’ Haji Johar Bin Murat @ Murad graduated with a Bachelor degree in Malay Studies from Universiti Malaya in 1971. He has worked in various government agencies, such as the Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Public Enterprises (now known as Ministry of Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development) and Economic Planning Unit of Prime Minister’s Department. During his tenure of service in the Ministry of Finance (1996 – 2000), he was a director of the following organisations: •  Yayasan Tun Razak (Tun Razak foundation)
•  Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (Selangor State Economic Development Corporation)
•  Majlis Sukan Negara Malaysia (National Sports Council)
•  Lembaga Pembangunan Labuan (Labuan Development Authority)
•  Syarikat MKIC Malaysia (Malaysia Equity Investment of Malaysia)
•  Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Hutan Serantau (Regional Forestry Management Committee)
• Majlis Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Sains Negara (National Council of Science and Research Development) When he was the Deputy Secretary General (Operations) of the Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment from 2000 to 2003, Dato’ Haji Johar was also an Alternate Director of Lembaga Pengarah Technology Park Malaysia, MIMOS Berhad, SIRIM Berhad, Malaysian Agriculture Research and Development Institute, Malaysia Technology Development Corporation, Composite Technology Research Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Design Council and National Science Centre. He was also the Chairman of Audit Committee of MIMOS Berhad and a member of the Board of Tender for MIMOS Berhad and SIRIM Berhad. Currently, he sits on the board of several other private companies.
He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
AARON SIM KWEE LEIN 
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director 
• Aged 51, Male, Malaysian
•  Appointed to the Board on 27 August 2009
•  Member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee
Aaron Sim Kwee Lein was identified as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of FCB on 20 February 2012. He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK), a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountant, a member of CPA Australia and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia. He commenced his career with an international accounting firm and gained professional exposure in stock-broking, trading, manufacturing and construction concerns. Thereafter, he joined a listed company on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad as an Internal Auditor where he was engaged in audit work of stock­broking, manufacturing, retail and distribution concerns. In addition, he was also involved in due diligence, operational rationalisation and strategic planning work of corporate acquisitions. Subsequently, he joined a food retail franchise chain company as the Finance & Administrative Manager before becoming the Deputy General Manager of Corporate Strategies and Affairs of a glove manufacturing company. Thereafter, he has been involved in providing business and financial advisory services. Mr Sim also sits on the board of Freight Management Holdings Bhd and Excel Force MSC Berhad.
He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
DR JORG HELMUT HOHNLOSER 
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director 
•  Aged 59, Male, German
•  Appointed to the Board on 20 February 2012
•  Member of Audit Committee and Nomination Committee
Dr Jorg Helmut Hohnloser received his M.D. from the University of Ulm, Germany and PhD (Medical Informatics) from the University of Munich, Germany. He has 25 years of working experience in the medical field, including research and teaching, and was involved in the development of medical IT systems. In 2000, he took over the management of Cleanpart GmbH and built the company from a single-location operation in Germany to a group with 12 locations in Germany, France and USA. Cleanpart GmbH was founded in 1998 and is principally involved in the cleaning and refurbishment of recyclable components from production systems in the semiconductor and related industries. Dr Jorg Helmut Hohnloser also sits on the board of the FCB’s subsidiary, Ares Green Technology Corporation. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
TIMO FABIAN SEEBERGER 
Alternate to Dr Jorg Helmut Hohnloser 
•  Aged 39, Male, German
•  Appointed to the Board on 20 February 2012
Timo Fabian Seeberger holds a Master of Technical Business Administration (Dipl. Kfm. Techn.) from the University of Stuttgart, Germany. He joined a privately-owned international group of companies, which render services for high-tech industries, as a Controller in 2005. He assumed his current position as the Chief Financial Officer of the Cleanpart Group in 2009. He has extensive experience in financial planning, management and reporting, financial modelling and information technology system. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
Senior Management’s Profile 
HEE KOK HIONG 
Chief Financial Officer
 •  Aged 44, Male, Malaysian
•  Appointed in 2012
Hee Kok Hiong is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Chartered Accountant of Malaysia Institute of Accountants. He has more than twenty years working experience in the areas of finance and administration where he started his career as an audit assistant at Ernst & Young in 1996 where he led and managed various statutory and special audits of companies in a wide spectrum of industries. He left the firm in 2001 to join a co-operative society as its Manager for Finance & Administration Department. Prior to joining Frontken Corporation Berhad (“FCB”) as the Group Financial Controller in 2009, he was the Group Financial Controller of a private company with business operations worldwide, where he spend 5 years overseeing its finance, administration and human resource functions. Mr Hee also sits on the board of the FCB’s subsidiary, Ares Green Technology Corporation. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
LEE BOON TIAN 
Director of Frontken Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“FMSB”) 
•  Aged 43, Male, Malaysian
•  Appointed in 2016
Lee Boon Tian holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology and has the combined entrepreneurial acumen with engineering studies and business management skills to drive revenue, profit performance and market share. He has extensive working experience in the semiconductor related field with the first seven years attached to one of the largest semiconductor equipment manufacturers in the divisions of parts cleaning and cleanroom consumable sales. In 2007, he joined FMSB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FCB, as a senior sales and marketing manager and was promoted to General Manager in 2010. He was later appointed as a Board member of FMSB in 2016. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
MOHD SHUKRI BIN HITAM
Managing Director of TTES Frontken Integrated Services Sdn Bhd (“TFIS”)
•  Aged 50, Male, Malaysian
•  Appointed in 2000
Mohd Shukri Bin Hitam holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics (specialized in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering), Associate Science (Diploma) in Aircraft Maintenance Management Technology and Certificate in Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic. He has extensive working experience in engineering related fields. Prior to the incorporation of TFIS, he worked in various organisations as engineer and consulting specialist in rotating equipment and turbomachinery engineering and technical services. He is the Managing Director of TFIS and is responsible to oversee the overall operations of TFIS, engineering and technical services and directs various engineering and technical consultancy services at joint-service and consultancy companies. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
GEORGE I. LAGOS 
President, Frontken Philippines Inc. (“FPI”)
•  Aged 57, Male, Filipino
•  Appointed in 2003
George I. Lagos graduated from Don Bosco Technical College, Industrial Technology Course. He has extensive working experience in the oil and gas industry, power and related industrial fields. Prior to joining FPI in 2003, he has held various senior positions in multinational companies and has gathered a wealth of experience that encompasses maintenance of various types of rotating and static machinery in the oil and gas, power and general industry. He is a Board member of FPI and was appointed as the President in 2003. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
TSAI YU MIN 
General Manager, Ares Green Technology Corporation (“AGTC”) 
•  Aged 40, Male, Taiwanese
•  Appointed in 2013
Tsai Yu Min holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Taiwan Taichung Feng Chia University. He has extensive working experience in sales and marketing and general management and has been working with AGTC, a subsidiary of FCB, since 2000. Before his appointment as General Manager in 2013, he was the sales manager, responsible for formulation of sales and marketing strategies for AGTC. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
MOK SIEW WAI 
Chief Operating Officer, Frontken (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“FS”) 
•  Aged 64, Male, Singaporean
•  Appointed in 2013
Mok Siew Wai holds a Diploma in Production Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic and a Diploma in Sales & Marketing from Singapore Institute of Management. He has extensive working experience in the business of rotating equipment repair technology, engineering applications in thermal coating processes and services including regional sales and marketing lead functions, prior to joining FS. In 2002, he joined FS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FCB, as a Senior Vice President in sales and marketing and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2013 to oversee the overall operations of FS non-semiconductor division. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.
PNG ENG WAH 
Senior Vice President, Frontken (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“FS”) 
•  Aged 53, Male, Singaporean
•  Appointed in 2004
Png Eng Wah holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. He has extensive working experience in the business of surface metamorphosis technology including special process development, technology transfer and setting up of research and development and engineering application in thermal coating processes prior to joining FS in 1997. He was appointed the Senior Vice President of FS in 2004, responsible for the overall operations of FS’s semiconductor division. He has no family relationship with any other Directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five years. He has no conflict of interest with the Company.

 

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