Board Of Directors

Patrick Lim Teik Hian  Executive Chairman

Mr. Patrick Lim Teik Hian was appointed to the Board on 16 February 1996. He has a Diploma in Business Administration from Australia Business College, Melbourne, Australia. Upon graduation, he joined the Company in 1989 as the Marketing Manager and was responsible for the development of domestic market for Emico. At a later stage, he was involved in the general management of the manufacturing concern and was instrumental in the commissioning of modern manufacturing facilities for Emico Group. He was seconded to Vietnam to set up Emico's plastic manufacturing plant and has been actively running the day-to-day operation since then.He was re-designated as Executive Chairman on 24 March 2009.

Jimmy Ong Chin Keng  Managing Director

Mr. Jimmy Ong Chin Keng was appointed to the Board on 16 February 1996. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a professional qualification from the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He joined Emico Group in February 1993 as the Financial Controller and rose to the rank of Finance Director in 1996. His responsibilities include financial planning and budgeting, establishment and maintenance of accounting system and internal controls, credit management and matters relating to corporate affairs. Prior to his engagement in Emico, he served in two international accounting firms namely Price Waterhouse Coopers and KPMG. He was re-designated as Managing Director on 23 January 2009. He sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

Francis Lim Teck Chye  Executive Director

Mr. Francis Lim Teck Chye was appointed to the Board on 11 May 2004. He graduated from University of Toledo, Ohio, USA in Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined Fuji Lift & Escalator Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Northern Elevator Manufacturing Sdn Bhd) as its Marketing Manager in July 1997. In mid 1998, he was transferred abroad to set up an elevator manufacturing plant in Fujian province, China. The China factory is in full operation since July 1999 and has obtained ISO 9001:2000 quality certification. He was appointed to the Board of NEB Development Berhad formerly known as Northern Elevator Berhad as the Executive Director in October 1999 and has held the position since then. The Lift & Escalator Business Sector was disposed off in August 2006 and Mr. Lim remained as the Executive Director of the NEB Development Berhad.

Nik Azalan Bin Nik A. Kadir  Independent and Non-Executive Director

En. Nik Azalan Bin Nik A. Kadir was appointed to the Board on 16 April 1993. He graduated in 1978 with a qualification in Electronic Data Processing (EDP) from Caulfield Institute of Technology Melbourne, Australia (currently Caulfield-Monash University). He was a bank officer with Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad from 1978 to 1980. Subsequently, he assumed the position of Senior Executive with the Terengganu State Economic Development Corporation, Terengganu, to pursue his interest in the business sector. He was appointed as a Director of several private limited companies which are principally involved in the assembling, trading and maintenance of personal computers and mini-computers, insulation, fabrication and mechanical site works for the oil and gas industry. He also sits on the Board of EG Industries Berhad, a public listed company and Kelang Assets Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of a public listed company, Worldwide Holdings Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Emico's Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nominating Committee.

Jacky Ng Chee Kong  Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Jacky Ng Chee Kong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board on 24 May 1999 and is a member of the Audit and the Remuneration Committee. He also sits as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee. He received his early education in Penang and joined the banking profession wit ha major local bank until his retirement 36 years later. During his tenure with the bank, he obtained a Diploma in Marketing & Selling Bank Services conferred by The International Management Centre, Buckingham, England.

Wong Sew Yun  Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Wong Sew Yun was appointed to the Board on 14 January 1995. He has been involved in business for more than 26 years. He has his own business operating a transportation company plying East, West Malaysia and Indonesia. He is also involved in ceramic wares business and sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

Wong Thai Sun  Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Wong Thai Sun was appointed to the Board on 26 December 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Accountancy from Australia National University. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Certified Public Accountants, Australia. He has public practice experience in accountancy for over 20 years in Malaysia and in overseas and is currently having his own public practice firm, which is Wong Thai Sun & Associates. He is also a director of D'Nounce Technology Berhad and Suiwah Corporation Bhd.

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