Fong Wern Sheng
Appointed to the Board as an Executive Director of the Company on 7 October 2003 and re-designated on 26 October 2017 as the Executive Chairman of the Company. He was re-designated on 31 May 2023 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
He holds a Hon. Bachelor of Management & Information Technology degree from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology. He began his career in the Company as a Risk Management Manager in 2003.
Appointed to the Board as an Executive Director of the Company on 17 May 2010 and re-designated as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company on 18 January 2012. He holds a Master Degree in Economics from University of Warwick and a Bachelor in Economics from London School of Economics.
Prior to joining the Company, he was a Manager in the business advisory division of Ernst & Young where he was involved in various types of organization improvement projects with clients in different industries.
Appointed to the Board as an Executive Director of the Company on 25 March 1989. He served as an Executive Director in his family business for the past thirty (30) years. He was re-designated on 31 May 2023 as the Executive Chairman of the Company.
Appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit & Risk Management Committee of the Company on 17 January 2023. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of DK Leather Seats Sdn Bhd since 2 January 2019.
He obtained his Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in 1996 and was admitted as the Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants in the same year.
He started his career in 1992 with more than 20 years of senior management experience in Accounts & Management, and Development of Business Operation. He was instrumental in the successful listing of Boon Koon Group Berhad and Pecca Group Berhad in 2004 and 2016 respectively.
Mr. Tan is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nominating Committee.
Appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the Company on 9 September 2022. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. She started her career in Genting Power Sdn Bhd, where she spent 9 years in the power industry before making a career transition into the real estate industry.
Ms. Ofelia is currently the Senior Vice President, Investment, a dynamic role spearheading the Commercialization unit at TRX City Sdn. Bhd. (“TRXC”), the strategic master developer having the portfolio of 2 national projects namely, Tun Razak Exchange and Bandar Malaysia.
She has over 17 years of experience in business development where her expertise includes performing market and feasibility studies, structuring deals, contracting and carrying out risk assessments.
Ms. Ofelia is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 May 2023. At the same time, she was also appointed as member of the Remuneration Committee, Nominating Committee and the Audit & Risk Management Committee.
She is a qualified accountant and obtained her professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (ACCA). She is presently a member of CIMA and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (Chartered Accountant). She has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate finance and advisory, debt capital market, accounting and finance, and financial consultancy and services. She was actively involved in initial public offerings, capital and fund-raising exercises, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, take-overs, valuation of companies and project financing.
She began her career as an Audit Assistant with KPMG Peat Marwick (now known as Messrs KPMG) in 1992 and resigned in 1996 as Audit Senior. She joined Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (which was taken over by Eon Bank Berhad and subsequently by Hong Leong Bank Berhad) in 1996 as an Executive, Corporate Advisory and left in 2002 as a Manager, Corporate Advisory and Consultancy Services. She joined AmInvestment Bank Berhad as a Manager, Corporate Finance in 2002 and left in 2017 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance to join a private company as Group Senior Finance Manager. In 2018, she joined Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and left in 2021 to join Texchem Resources Berhad group of companies until 2022. Currently, she is the Chief Financial Officer of a private company.
She is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Central Global Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Smart Asia Chemical Bhd, a public limited liability company with its group of companies principally involved in the development, manufacturing, distribution and sale of decorative paints and protective coatings for household and industrial applications.