Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman Bin MohamedIndependent Non-Executive Chairman
Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman Bin Mohamed ("Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman") is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2015. He is the Chairman of both Nominating and Remuneration Committees and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Science from Universitas Negeri Padjadjaran Bandung, Indonesia in 1972 and he obtained a Doctorandus Degree in Journalism from the same university in 1974. Subsequently in 1999, he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Malay Literature Studies from University Kebangsaan Malaysia.
He started his career in 1974 when he joined Utusan Melayu as a journalist. In 1977, he joined Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka as a publicity officer. He then joined Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Malaysia as a press secretary where he was involved in handling requests from newspapers reporters, drafting press releases and speeches for ministers and organising events from 1978 to 1980. In 1980, he joined the Ministry of Information, Malaysia as a senior press liaison officer where he acted as an adviser and spokesperson for the Minister of Ministry of Information, Malaysia.
Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman was an elected Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for four (4) consecutive terms between 1986 and 2004. He also held the posts of Deputy Minister of Prime Minister's Department, Malaysia from 1987 to 1995, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Information, Malaysia from 1995 to 1999 and Deputy Minister of Ministry of Health, Malaysia from 1999 to 2004.
Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman was the former Chairman of UNITAR International University, a position he held from 2012 to 2016.
Tan Sri is also the founder and Chairman of Koperasi Khazanah Suria (KL) Berhad since 2009, a Company that provides business consulting and promotes financial literacy, education and planning for its members.
In the year 2021, Tan Sri Dr Suleiman Mohamed was given The National Book Award 2020 by the government of Malaysia.This grand award was base on his 12th books, " Diaspora Khatib Koyan, " also as prolific book writter.
Tan Sri Dr. Suleiman attended all six (6) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023
Ng Aik ChuanManaging Director
Mr. Ng Aik Chuan ("Mr. AC Ng") is our co-founder and Managing Director. He was appointed to the Board on 18 January 2013.
He obtained the Malaysian Higher School Certificate in 1988 and began his career in Tiong Nam Trading & Transport (M) Sdn. Bhd., where he joined as a warehouse supervisor and left the company as a forwarding executive in 1995. In 1996, he joined Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency, a family-owned partnership which was then led by his father, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam, where Mr. AC Ng was involved in the management and business functions of the company.
In 2002, the entire business operations of Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency were transferred to Xin Hwa Trading & Transport Sdn. Bhd. which was incorporated in 1997 by his father, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam together with Mr.
AC Ng and his brother, Ng Yam Pin. Since then, Mr. AC Ng has been actively involved in the management and day-today business operations of the Group. He has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the logistics industry in Malaysia and this has enabled our Group to broaden our range of logistics services towards becoming an integrated logistics service provider.
He is the son of Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam, a substantial shareholder of the Company, the brother of Ng Yam Pin, a substantial shareholder as well as the Executive Director of the Company, and the husband of Teo Siok Kee, the Executive Director of the Company.
Mr. AC Ng attended all six (6) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023
Ng Yam PinExecutive Director
Mr. Ng Yam Pin ("Mr. YP Ng") is our co-founder and Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 18 January 2013.
He obtained his Malaysian Skills Certificate as Automotive Panel Supervisor (Level 3), Commercial Vehicle Technician (Level 3), Motor Vehicle Technician (Level 3), Automotive Spray Painting Technician (Level 3) and Tyre Service Supervisor (Level 3) in 2002. In the same year, he also received certification for achieving supervisory level 3 based on the National Occupational Skills Standards from the National Vocational Training Council.
He worked as a contract driver for several transportation companies from 1988 to 1991. In 1992, he joined Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency, a family-owned partnership which was then led by his father, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam, where Mr. YP Ng was involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and was primarily responsible for overseeing the delivery process and the charting of routes for drivers. In 2002, the entire business operations of Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency were transferred to Xin Hwa Trading & Transport Sdn. Bhd. which was incorporated in 1997 by his father, Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam together with Mr. YP Ng and his brother, Ng Aik Chuan.
He is the son of Eng Peng Lam @ Ng Peng Lam, a substantial shareholder of the Company and the brother of Ng Aik Chuan, a substantial shareholder as well as the Managing Director of the Company.
Mr. YP Ng attended five (5) out of six (6) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023.
Kok Poh FuiExecutive Director
Mr. Kok Poh Fui ("Mr. PF Kok") is our Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 2 January 2020. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of our Group.
He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA") since 1998 and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1999. He was admitted as a Fellow of ACCA in 2003.
Upon obtaining his London Chamber of Commerce and Industry ("LCCI") Diploma in Accounting in 1991, he began his career as a Lecturer for LCCI International Qualifications at Cambridge College in Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Takzim (currently known as I-Systems College Johor Bahru) in the same year. He then joined SQ Associates as a Senior Audit Assistant in 1995 and left SQ Associates in 1997 to join Singamip Enterprise Pte Ltd in Singapore as an Accountant. He then joined Chye Hup Heng Sdn. Bhd. as the Group Financial Controller in 1998. In 2010, he joined SMC Consulting Sdn. Bhd., a company that was established by himself and three (3) other parties in 2000 as a Business Consultant, advising on accounting, tax and internal control matters. He left SMC Consulting Sdn. Bhd. and joined our Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and was subsequently promoted as Executive Director of our Group.
Mr. PF Kok attended six (6) Board Meeting held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023.
Teo Siok KeeExecutive Director
Ms. Teo Siok Kee ("Ms. SK Teo") is our Executive Director. She was appointed to the Board on 29 May 2023. She was previously the Customer Care Manager of Xin Hwa Trading & Transport Sdn. Bhd. ("XHTT"), the major and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xin Hwa Holdings Berhad. She is responsible for overseeing operations, marketing, and customer care services.
With approximately 26 years of experience in the logistics industry, Ms. SK Teo has developed extensive expertise in this field. She joined Sinwah Trading & Transport Agency ("Sinwah") in 1999, where she was involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and overseeing the accounts department. In 2002, the entire business operations of Sinwah were transferred to XHTT, where Ms. SK Teo continued to work with XHTT and further develop her expertise in the logistics industry.
She is the wife of Mr. Ng Aik Chuan, a substantial shareholder as well as the Managing Director of the Company.
Datuk Jory Leong Kam WengIndependent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Jory Leong Kam Weng ("Datuk Jory") is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 December 2013. He is the Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of both Nominating and Remuneration Committees.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Monash University, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a certified mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre.
He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1989. In February 1992, he joined TA Enterprise Berhad as the Group Legal Manager until July 1995. He was the Vice President of International Division of TA Enterprise Berhad from November 1993 to October 1995
In between November 1995 to February 1997, he held the position of Executive Director of Credit Leasing Corporation Sdn. Bhd. He also held the post of Executive Director of TA Bank of Philippines, Inc from March 1997 to June 1998. From June 1998 to July 1999, he was the Chief Executive Officer of TA Securities Berhad. Since July 1999, he has been a Partner of Messrs Iza Ng, Yeoh & Kit as a practising Advocate and Solicitor.
He is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad and an Independent NonExecutive Director of Pecca Group Berhad, Only World Group Berhad and Malayan United Industries Berhad, companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Datuk Jory is also the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Berhad, and sits on the Board of several public limited companies namely, Asian Outreach (M) Berhad and Pusat Penyayang KSKA and several private limited companies.
Datuk Jory attended all six (6) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023
Liew Chek LeongIndependent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Liew Chek Leong ("Mr. Liew") is our Independent NonExecutive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 December 2013. He is a member of both Audit and Risk Management and Remuneration Committees.
He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA") since 2001 and was admitted as a fellow member of ACCA in 2006. He was admitted as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants ("MIA") in 2002.
He started his career in 1996 when he joined Tan Huai Leong & Co as an Audit Assistant. In 1997, he was attached to the southern branch of the MIA as a Trainee Accountant. Subsequently in 1999, he joined Beltontech Sdn. Bhd. as an Accounts and Administrative Manager where he was in charge of the accounts, finance, taxation, human resource and administrative matters.
From 2004 to 2005, he was attached to Sestec Berhad as a Financial Controller and was actively involved in the company's corporate exercises, handling matters relating to corporate finance, accounts and taxation. He left Sestec Berhad to join Solid Corporation Sdn. Bhd. in 2005 as its Group Accountant.
Subsequently, he joined Equator Biotech Berhad as an Accountant in 2006 before joining Tomypak Berhad, a whollyowned subsidiary of Tomypak Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market as the Finance Manager in 2007. His experiences include overseeing the overall financial functions of the companies and advising on corporate matters. Mr. Liew promoted as the Finance Director of Tomypak Flexible Packaging Sdn. Bhd. (previously known as Tomypak Berhad) in year 2009 and was responsible for the accounting and finance functions as well as assisting on matters relating to information technology, human resource and administration of the company. He was also a member of the Risk Management Committee, ESOS committee, and Investment and Development Committee of Tomypak Holdings Berhad. Mr. Liew left Tomypak Flexible Packaging Sdn. Bhd. in February 2018.
Currently, Mr. Liew is the Operation Director of Hi-Q Global Sdn Bhd, one of the subsidiaries of Neo Group Ltd, a public company limited by shares, incorporated in Singapore.
Mr. Liew attended all six (6) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 March 2023.
- Save as disclosed above, none of the Directors have any family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company.
- Save as disclosed above, none of the Directors hold any directorships in any other public companies and listed issuers.
- None of the Directors have any conflict of interest with the Company.
- Mr AC Ng and Mr YP Ng had been publicly reprimanded and fined RM100,000 and RM50,000 respectively by Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad for the breach of certain provisions of the Main Market Listing Requirements during the financial year 2021.
- Save for Mr AC Ng and Mr YP Ng, none of the other directors has any conviction for offences other than traffic offences within the past 5 years and none of them has any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.