Board of Directors
The Directors of the Company comprises three Executive Directors, a non Independent Non-Executive Director and three Independent Non-Executive Directors, details of whom are as follows:
|Ong Khaik Hean, aged 41, (Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer)
Ong Khaik Hean joined the Group in 2000. A graduate with a degree in Electronic & Communication (Hons.), he began his career immediately upon returning from the United Kingdom by joining O’connor Engineering Sdn Bhd as a project engineer. Ong Khaik Hean subsequently joined Philips Projects Malaysia, where he was entrusted with the post of Sales Engineer. Capitalising on his experience and expertise in the security and communications industry, he established Viewtech Communication. and has since been responsible for that company’s business expansion and financial growth. Ong holds 21.06 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.
|Ng Boon Hwa (“Alex”), aged 41, (Executive Director – International Business Development)
Ng Boon Hwa (Alex) has extensive knowledge of the security and communication industry based on over 19 years of experience. He obtained his Diploma in Electronic Electrical Engineering in Linton Institute of Technology and Post Graduate Advance Certificate in Marketing, from Sunway College. Alex began his career in the security and communication sector at Philips Singapore as a service engineer and later worked at Philips CSI Malaysia as a sales manager. He joined the Group with Ong Khaik Hean and Sam Sau Yan (Thomson) in 2002. Alex holds 21.06 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.
|Lim Tiam Huat, aged 51, (Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer)
Lim Tiam Huat is the Chief Financial Officer of the Group. His responsibilities are the financial management and operations of the Group and also developing, managing and implementing financial control systems to ensure timely reports, compliance with policies, procedures and statutory requirements. He graduated from the University of East Anglia with a BA and MA in Economics. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst and Young in 1993. He has considerable experience of managing financial matters within SMEs in the United Kingdom and the Asia Pacific region. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Northwest Investment Group Limited, a Company listed on AIM since June 2010. He was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Asia Resources Plc, an AIM listed company, from September 2006 to January 2008. Following its Reverse Takeover in January 2008, he was the Chief Financial Officer until December 2008. He was Group Financial Controller of Minova International Limited, from 2003 to 2006, with responsibility in global financial matters, during which time the Minova Group extended its mining activities, initially in the tunnelling sector and subsequently in the civil and infrastructure market.
|Sam Sau Yan (“Thomson”), aged 58, (Non Independent Non-executive Director)
After secondary education, Thomson studied for five years of night classes of Radio/TV and electronics courses in Nanyang Institute of Electronics sponsored by his employer (Electronic Engineering Company Sdn. Bhd.) whose business is the repair of Audio/ Video equipment as well as project-based supply and installation of public address, telephony, master antenna and closed circuit TV systems for high-rise buildings. He worked in the company’s technical department for six and half years between 1974 and 1980. Thomson started a partnership business in 1980 which began by providing installation, testing and commissioning for clients and was later involved in design and production of audio and electronic controls products for Extra Low Voltage (ELV) systems. He has over 30 years technical experience and is currently a director of Be-Tech System Sdn. Bhd. and MLock System Sdn. Bhd. Thomson holds 21.06 per cent. of the issued share capital of the Company.
|Andrew Lim Hwa Eng, aged 40, (Independent Non-executive Director)
Andrew Lim Hwa Eng graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with Economics from University College London (UCL). He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is currently a partner in a public practice firm with over 12 years of experience specialising in Assurance and Taxation.