BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

DATO' IR. LOW KENG KOK
Aged 67, Malaysian, Male
Appointed on 21 November 2012
 

Dato’ Ir. Low Keng Kok was appointed to the Board of the Company on 21 November 2012 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.  On 18 December 2017, he was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director, and on 1 July 2019 was appointed as Chairman of the Company.  He was also appointed a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company on 10 July 2020.

Dato’ Ir. Low Keng Kok graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree in Civil Engineering.  He is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Environmentalist (UK).  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia and Institute of Highways and Transportation (UK), and a Professional Engineer (Malaysia).  He is a corporate member of the Institute of Water and Environmental Management (UK) and the Institute of Civil Engineers, UK (M.I.C.E.).  He is also an Adjunct Professor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

 Dato’ Low has more than 42 years of experience in the management of buildings, infrastructure and privatisation projects.  He was the Managing Director of Road Builder (M) Holdings Berhad from 1998 to 2007.  

Currently, he is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman, Nomination Committee Chairman, Remuneration Committee Chairman, and a member of the Audit Committee of RGT Berhad.  He is also a Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), and an Advisor for Contractors Intelligence and Contract Variation Committee (CICVC) of Penang Development Corporation (PDC).

He has no other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.  He has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.


Managing Director, Executive Non-Independent Director

DATO' WONG SWEE YEE
Aged 64, Malaysian, Male
Appointed on 18 January 1986
 

Dato’ Wong Swee Yee is the founder of the Company and is the Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

He is an Associate Member of Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia.

Having been actively involved in the fire safety and prevention industry since 1979, and as the founder of the Company, he has been instrumental in the growth of FITTERS Group over the years. His visionary entrepreneurial skills, passion and foresight had led the Company to move into both upstream and downstream activities in the fire fighting industry.  He has also contributed greatly to the fire safety industry by introducing state-of-the-art technology to Malaysia and through the set-up of a comprehensive network of distributorship rights for specialised fire fighting equipment and systems for FITTERS.  Over the past few years, he has been instrumental in taking the Group to greater heights, by diversifying into new areas of property development, renewable, waste-to-energy & green palm oil mill and also the innovative  HYPRO® PVC-O pipes manufacturing and distribution.

He has no other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. Datin Goh Hooi Yin, his spouse, is also a member of the Board and substantial shareholder of the Company. Save for recurrent related party transactions noted in the Annual Report, he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.  He has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.


EXECUTIVE NON-INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

DATIN GOH HOOI YIN
Aged 61, Malaysian, Female
Appointed on 15 December 2008
 

Datin Goh Hooi Yin is a member of the Executive Committee and Risk Management Committee.  She holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), First Class Honours degree from University of Malaya.

She started her career as an analyst with an insurance IT company.  She subsequently joined an IT organization and effectively served in various positions spanning across sales & marketing, project management, consulting, customer service and profit centre managerial responsibilities.  She joined the Group’s subsidiary (Master Pyroserve Sdn Bhd) for a period of 3 years, assisting in the ISO accreditation and overseeing the maintenance operations.

She has no other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.  She is the spouse of Dato’ Wong Swee Yee, the Managing Director and a substantial shareholder of the Company.  Save for recurrent related party transactions noted in the Annual Report, she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.  She has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.


INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

MR. CHAN SENG FATT
Aged 58, Malaysian, Male
Appointed on 20 June 2014
 

Mr Chan Seng Fatt is a Chartered Accountant of The Malaysian Institute Of Accountants.  He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Long-Term Incentive Plan Committee.  He is also a member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Chan has an extensive career exposure spanning more than 30 years covering various aspects of experience namely external and management auditing, financial management, corporate finance, stockbroking and senior level operation & general management.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of Tradewinds Plantation Berhad, a position which he had held for 5 years from 2007-2012.  Prior to joining Tradewinds Group, he had held several senior positions in various public and private companies.

Currently, Mr Chan is the Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee of Salcon Berhad.  He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Star Media Group Bhd. 

He has no other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.  He has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 31 December 2020..


INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DATO' IR HO SHU KEONG
Aged 62, Malaysian, Male
Appointed on 1 July 2019
 

Dato’ Ir. Ho Shu Keong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 1 July 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Director.  On 1 July 2020, he was appointed Chairman of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.  He is also a member of the Audit Committee.  

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and obtained the Graduate Management Qualification (GMQ) from the Australian Graduate School of Management.  He is a Professional Electrical Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

Dato’ Ir. Ho has over 36 years of experience in the Engineering and Building industries, principally in the Facilities Engineering Maintenance (FEMS) field for the medical industry.

He has no other directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company.  He has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years. There were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 31 December 2020..