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Senior Management

         
       
   

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

   
   

 

 

PROFILE OF KEY SENIOR MANAGEMENT

 

Key Senior Management of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad (“Warisan”) Group comprises Dato' Tan Heng Chew - President, Mr Tan Keng Meng – Chief Executive Officer, Mr Chin Ten Hoy - Executive Vice-President, Mayflower Group, whose profiles are included in the Profile of Directors on pages ( 18 ) to ( 20 ) in the Annual Report 2018, and the following senior management personnel:

 

 

Kong Hon Khien

Chief Financial Officer

 

Mr Kong Hon Khien, aged 50, a Malaysian, male, joined Warisan Group as General Manager in June 2017 and was subsequently appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad in July 2017.

 

Mr Kong graduated from Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman with a Diploma in Commerce (Management Accounting).  He is a Chartered Accountant and is an Associate Member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is also a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 

He has more than 26 years of working experience in various industries which includes shipping, manufacturing, transportation, information technology and trading.

 

 

 

NICHOLAS TAN CHYE SENG

Director, MUV Marketplace

 

Mr Nicholas Tan Chye Seng, aged 45, a Malaysian, male, a Director of MUV Marketplace Sdn Bhd (“MUV Marketplace”).Mr Nicholas Tan is the founder of “MUV”, a pioneer of an Offline2Online marketplace for used vehicles with the highest gross merchandise value in transactions recorded since 2014.  He led the investment in “GoCar” Malaysia’s first car sharing platform when Mayflower Car Rental Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Warisan acquired a controlling stake in 2016.

 

Mr Nicholas Tan graduated from Boston University School of Management, USA with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

 

Mr Nicholas Tan joined Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad ("TCMH") in 2008 and headed the Corporate Planning and Strategic Investment Division. Today, he is the Executive Vice President of Financial Services and developed the supporting eco-system for car financing, car sharing, leasing, rentals and insurance products verticals.

 

He is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad, a listed company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He was on the founding board of Grab Inc. (a Singapore based technology company that offers ride-hailing, ride sharing, food delivery service and logistics services through its App in South East Asia) until end of 2017. He was formerly an Executive Director and Vice President of equities research in global investment banks for 10 years in Kuala  Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong prior to joining TCMH.

 

He is the son of Dato’ Tan Heng Chew, who is a Director and major shareholder of Warisan.

 

 

 

PHUA KHIM HIANG

General Manager, Mayflower Car Rental Division

 

Mr Phua Khim Hiang, aged 46, a Malaysian, male, joined the Warisan Group as Assistant Finance Manager in 2003 and was promoted to Finance Manager in 2004 taking charge of accounting and finance of Mayflower Car Rental Sdn Bhd. He was subsequently transferred to the Business Development Division in 2009 responsible for the business expansion of Mayflower Group.

 

Currently, he is overseeing the regional business activities and business expansion of Mayflower Car Rental business.

Mr Phua is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 

He has 23 years of working experience in accounting, finance, travel and car rental.

 

 

 

CHIN YEN SONG

General Manager, Mayflower Corporate Travel Division

 

Ms Chin Yen Song, aged 45, a Malaysian, female, joined the Warisan Group as Finance Manager in 2003 and was promoted to Deputy General Manager and General Manager in January 2011 and July 2015 respectively. She was tasked to undertake the current role in 2010 to oversee the corporate travel business of Mayflower Corporate Travel Services Sdn Bhd. She is responsible for business development and retention, and to drive customer service excellence.

 

Ms Chin is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 

Prior to joining Warisan Group, Ms Chin worked in Singapore for more than 10 years in telecom and manufacturing companies as Accountant.

 

 

 

CHALORAJU A/L SUBRAMANIAM

Senior General Manager, Machinery Division (East Malaysia)

 

Mr Chaloraju A/L Subramaniam, aged 58, a Malaysian, male, joined the Warisan Group in 1987 and was promoted to Senior General Manager in 2014.  He oversees the Business Operation Head of Industrial Machinery in East Malaysia.

 

Mr Chaloraju holds a Diploma in Heavy Machinery from the Institut Latihan Perindustrian. He has more than 25 years of experience in heavy machinery products and services management.

 

 

 

LEE KING SOON

General Manager, Light Machinery Division

 

Mr Lee King Soon, aged 55, a Malaysian, male, joined the Warisan Group in 1997 as Senior Manager-Finance in charge of accounting and finance. He was promoted to Deputy General Manager in 2008 and subsequently as General Manager in 2013.  In May 2015, he was transferred to head the sales and marketing of light industrial machinery business.

 

Mr Lee is a graduate from TAR College with an advance Diploma in Financial Accounting. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

 

He has more than 30 years of working experience covering audit, accounting, finance, manufacturing, steel construction and light industrial machinery.

 

 

 

NG KIAT SENG

Senior General Manager, Automotive Division

 

Mr Ng Kiat Seng,  aged 56, a Malaysian, male, joined the Warisan Group in April 2014 as Senior General Manager taking charge of sales and marketing function of automobile business.

 

Mr Ng completed his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia and has more than 35 years of experience in automotive industry. Prior to joining Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd, he was the Product Head of the Bus Division of Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad.

 

 

 

ALAN CHEAH KIAN MENG

Chief Executive Officer, GoCar Mobility

 

Mr Alan Cheah Kian Meng, aged 39, a Malaysian, male, joined Warisan Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2016 and was subsequently promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2017 to oversee the business of Gocar Mobility Sdn Bhd (“Gocar”), a car-sharing platform in Malaysia with 280+ locations spread across Klang Valley, Langkawi, Johor, and Penang, Perak, and Negeri Sembilan. He is responsible to oversee product management, business development strategy, digital strategy, customer experience, marketing strategy, and big data management.


Prior to this, he was the Marketing Director at Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Center (MaGIC). Primarily responsible for leading and strategising the digital roadmap to create regional awareness and engagement for MaGIC's brands, programs, and projects across the ASEAN region. He was also the lead digital strategist for MaGIC Accelerator Program Cohort 1, MaGIC Academy MA2014 & MA2015, and e@Stanford Programs - a partnership with the University of Stanford.


Apart from work, he is frequently sharing thoughts and giving talks on personal growth, marketing, entrepreneurship, urban mobility, alternative transportation, and team culture. 

 

Mr Alan Cheah graduated from  University of Portsmouth, England.

 

He has more than 15 years of working experience in marketing, branding, and digital strategy.

 

Save as disclosed above, none of the key senior management personnel has:

 

        (i)           any directorship in public companies and listed companies;

        (ii)         any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company;

        (iii)       any conflict of interest with the Company;

       (iv)     any conviction for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any; and

      (v)    any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

   
         
         
         
         
         
           

Board of Directors & Committees

   

DIRECTORS

 

   
           
   

Dato' Tan Heng Chew
(President)

Dato' Chong Kwong Chin
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

   
   

 

Tan Keng Meng
(Chief Executive Officer)

 

Lee Min On
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

   
   


Chin Ten Hoy
(Executive Vice - President)

 

   
   


Datuk Abdullah bin Abdul Wahab
(Senior Independent Non-Executive Director)

 

   
           
   

AUDIT COMMITTEE

COMPANY SECRETARY

   
           
   

Dato' Chong Kwong Chin (Chairman)

Ang Lay Bee

   
   

Lee Min On

 

   
   

Datuk Abdullah bin Abdul Wahab

 

   
   

 

 

   
           
   

NOMINATING AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

     
           
   

Datuk Abdullah bin Abdul Wahab (Chairman)

   
   

Dato' Chong Kwong Chin

   
   

Lee Min On

   
           

 

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Profile of Directors

         
       
   

DIRECTORS

   
   

 


Dato’ Tan Heng Chew, JP, DJMK

President

 

Dato’ Tan Heng Chew,aged 72, a Malaysian, male, was the first director of the Company when it was incorporated on 26 March 1997. He was appointed the Chairman of the Board on 1 November 1999 and was re-designated as Executive Chairman on 1 January 2011. His corporate title has been changed to President effective 1 January 2015.

 

Dato’ Tan graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He joined the Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad Group of companies in 1970 and was instrumental in the establishment of its Autoparts Division in the 1970s and early 1980s.

 

Dato’ Tan is also the President of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad and APM Automotive Holdings Berhad.

 

 

 

Tan Keng Meng

Chief Executive Officer

 

Mr Tan Keng Meng, aged 60, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 11 January 2012. His corporate title was changed to Executive Vice President on 1 January 2015. Mr Tan was subsequently re-designated as Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2015.

 

Mr Tan graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1982. Mr Tan joined TCIM Sdn Bhd (“TCIM”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company on 15 April 2010 and was subsequently appointed as Executive Director of TCIM taking charge of industrial machinery business. He also heads the Automotive Division of the Group since October 2015.

 

Mr Tan also sits on the Boards of several subsidiaries of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad, such as Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd, Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn Bhd and Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd. He has held senior management positions for many years with extensive Malaysian and international experience. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Group CEO/Director of Tasek Corporation Berhad, a public company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He was previously Managing Director-Asia with Friction Material Pacific Group, a joint-venture company between Honeywell and Pacifica of Australia. Mr Tan has extensive experience in a number of industries covering construction, automotive and automotive component manufacturing.

 

 

 

Chin Ten Hoy

Executive Vice-President

 

Mr Chin Ten Hoy, aged 62, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 29 November 2016 as an Executive Director. His corporate title has been changed to Executive Vice-President, Mayflower Group effective 1 January 2019.

 

Mr Chin holds a MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management from the Tourism Institute of Australia/Asia e-University and has more than 28 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry; general management of properties development & acquisition and financial & audit management.

 

In 2001, Mr Chin joined Mayflower American Express Travel Services Sdn Bhd (“MAE”) (now known as Mayflower Corporate Travel Services Sdn Bhd) as General Manager overseeing its corporate travel business in Malaysia. Prior to joining MAE, he served as a Senior General Manager for Mansfield Travel Sdn Bhd, a company under The KAB Group Berhad (“KAB”) Group, where he was responsible for the financial and general management of corporate travel and car rental operations. Mr Chin began his career in 1988 with KAB as Internal Auditor and had served in KAB for 13 years holding senior positions in the areas of travel, properties development and management.

 

Currently, Mr Chin is the Chief Executive Officer of Mayflower Group, taking charge of the entire travel and car rental business operation (locally and overseas).

 

 

Dato’ Chong Kwong Chin, JP, DIMP

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Dato’ Chong Kwong Chin, aged 66, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 3 March 2008. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of Nominating and Remuneration Committee.

 

Dato’ Chong is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Singapore, a Member of the Institute of Management (UK) and a Fellow of CPA Australia. Dato’ Chong has been in public practice since 1979 when he started his own accounting firm, Eddy KC Chong & Co. The firm merged with Tet O. Chong & Co in 1990 and is now practising under the name of Ismail Chong & Associate. He had retired as senior partner of Moore Stephens and Executive Chairman of Baker Tilly AC on 3 September 2013. Dato’ Chong is now the Senior Executive Director of SOGO Group of Companies.

 

 

Datuk Abdullah bin Abdul Wahab,KMN, DPSJ, PJN

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Datuk Abdullah bin Abdul Wahab, aged 68, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 3 March 2008 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and was re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 January 2013. He is the Chairman of Nominating and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

 

Datuk Abdullah graduated from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree in 1976. He was an Administrative Officer at the School of Pharmacy, USM Penang from 1976 to 1980. He started his career at The Parliament of Malaysia as Assistant Secretary in 1980 and subsequently assumed all aspects of administrative functions at The Parliament. In 1999, he was appointed as Secretary to the Senate, and in 2004, he was elevated as Secretary to The Parliament and Secretary to the Dewan Rakyat.  He retired from the civil service in 2006.

 

 

Lee Min On

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Mr Lee Min On, aged 59, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 29 November 2016. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Remuneration Committee.

 

Mr Lee is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Certified Public Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Chartered Fellow Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia (“IIAM”).

 

He started his career with KPMG Malaysia in 1979 and retired as a Partner of the Firm on 31 December 2015. During his tenure with KPMG, he served in the external audit division before moving to helm the Firm’s risk consulting practice, providing, inter-alia, board advisory services that encompassed corporate governance assessment, enterprise risk management and risk-based internal audit for both public listed as well as private corporations.

 

Mr Lee co-wrote the “Corporate Governance Guide: Towards Boardroom Excellence” 1st and 2nd Editions which were published by Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”). He also sat on the Task Force which was responsible for developing the “Statement on Risk Management and Internal Control – Guidelines for Directors of Listed Issuers”, a document issued by Bursa Malaysia in 2012. As a strong advocate for good governance and integrity in the market place, Mr Lee regularly speaks at public seminars and conferences, including in-house sessions, sharing his thoughts and insights, particularly on Sustainability, Governance, Risk and Control.

 

He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad, APM Automotive Holdings Berhad and Kotra Industries Berhad and serves as Audit Committee Chairman of IIAM.

He has abstained from deliberation and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.

 

Save as disclosed above, none of the Directors has:
(i) any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; and

(ii) any conflict of interest in the Company

 

The above Directors have not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offence, if any, and have not been imposed any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

   
         
         
         
         
         
           

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