Board Of Directors

Patrick Lim Teik Hian  Executive Chairman

Mr Lim Teik Hian, a Malaysian aged 48 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 re-designated as Executive Chairman on 24 March 2009. He and his younger brother, Mr Lim Teck Chye sits on the Board of the Company as Executive Director.

Jimmy Ong Chin Keng  Managing Director

Mr Jimmy Ong Chin Keng, a Malaysian aged 52 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 and re-designated as Managing Director on 23 January 2009. Mr Ong has an extensive experience and knowledge in the field of accounting, finance, corporate finance, manufacturing and property development. Prior to his engagement in Emico, he served in two international accounting firms namely PriceWaterhouseCoopers and KPMG for a total of 8 years. Mr Ong has no family relationship with any Director/Substantial shareholders. He is a member of Emico’s Remuneration Committee and sits on the Board of several private limited companies. Other than as disclosed in the related party transactions in Note 35 of the Financial Statements, he has no other conflict of interest.

Mr Ong was elected as President of Lions Club of George Town (2013-2014) and served as Vice-Chairman of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (‘FMM’), Penang Branch since 2012. He is also appointed as committee member of Division of Industry and Community Network, USM.

Francis Lim Teck Chye  Executive Director

Lim Teck Chye, a Malaysian aged 41, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 11 May 2004 and is currently the Executive Director.

Mr Lim is a professional engineer. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. Upon graduation in 1997, he joined Northern Elevator Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as a Marketing Manager. In mid-1998, he was seconded abroad to set up an elevator manufacturing plant in Fujian, China and appointed as the Managing Director of Fuji-Sino Elevators (Fujian) Co., Ltd. In 1999, he was appointed to the Board of Northern Elevator Berhad as the Executive Director overseeing the operation of the company in the areas of cost reduction and productivity improvement. He served as the Regional Sourcing Director (South East Asia) and Service Director of KONE Elevator Sdn. Bhd from Year 2005 to 2011. Mr Lim has an extensive experience and knowledge in the field of manufacturing, strategic sourcing and customer service. He is a member of Emico’s Risk Management Committee and sits on the Board of several private limited companies.He and his brother, Mr Lim Teik Hian sits on Board of the Company as Executive Director and Executive Chairman respectively.

Ng Chee Kong  Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr Ng Chee Kong, a Malaysian aged 72 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 with a 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 Centres, Buckingham, England.

Wong Sew Yun  Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr Wong Sew Yun, a Malaysian aged 59 wasappointed to the Board on 14 January 1995. He hasbeen involved in business for more than 28 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, a Malaysian aged 60 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 the 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’Nonce Technology Bhd and Suiwah Corporation Bhd.

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