Ng Wai Luen
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ng Wai Luen, Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with distinction from RMIT University, Australia, in 1992. In 1994, he completed the Certified Public Accountant Australia (“CPA Australia”) examinations. Subsequently, in 1995, he completed The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant (“MICPA”) examinations. He is a member of CPA Australia, MICPA and a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Ng Wai Luen began his career with KPMG Malaysia in 1993 where he was responsible for statutory audits. His role involved the audit of public listed companies, due diligence reviews for corporate exercises and special audits for mergers and acquisitions. He was leading a team of audit staff for statutory audits. In 1996, he joined OKA Corporation Berhad as a Finance Manager. In 1997, he was appointed as joint company secretary. In 1998, he led a team to achieve ISO 9002 accreditation for the company. Subsequently, in 2002, he was promoted to General Manager and Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for the restructuring and the listing of OKA Corporation Berhad on the Second Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 2002. He was appointed as head of the risk management committee from 2003 to 2011, head of the strategic business management team, member of a remunerations committee and member of the Employee Share Option Scheme (“ESOS”) committee from 2004 to 2011 in OKA Corporation Berhad. He left OKA Corporation Berhad in November 2011.
He joined Starken AAC Sdn Bhd and G-Cast Concrete Sdn Bhd in 2012 as an executive director to head the business activities, where he is responsible for the operations of both companies including the initiation of the planning and setting up of the respective companies’ factories. In 2016, he was appointed to the Board of Directors as the Executive Director and subsequently as the Chief Executive Officer of Starken AAC Sdn Bhd and G-Cast Concrete Sdn Bhd.
Ng Wai Luen does not hold any shares in the company or its subsidiaries, and has no family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company nor does he have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the FYE 2016. He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.