JIMMY ONG CHIN KENG
Mr Jimmy Ong Chin Keng, a Malaysian aged 53 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.