Dato’ (Dr.) Ts. Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera was appointed to the Board as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 19 August 2020. He was subsequently redesignated as the Executive Chairman on 16 February 2021 and on 25 January 2022 to Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman.
Dato’ (Dr.) Ts. Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera obtained an intermediate certificate for Mechanical Fitter and General Mechanic in 1980 from MARA Vocational Institute Malaysia and subsequently completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 from the University of the East, Philippines. He later completed his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering in 2007 from Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta, Indonesia. In 2018, he was conferred the highest professional qualification of Chartered Fellow, which carries the post of nominal FCILT from The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Malaysia (CILTM). In 2020, he received an Honorary Doctorate in Technology from Geomatika University College.
Dato’ (Dr.) Ts. Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera has over 40 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering. He began his career with Syarikat Jengka Pahang Sdn Bhd as an apprentice in 1978, where he was trained in repair and overhaul of rotating equipment such as electric motor, multi centrifugal pumps, rotary pumps boiler and driers. Subsequently in 1983, he joined Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd and was a part of the pioneer group which set up the mechanical workshop for the first product of LNG in the Engineering department.
In 1994, he co-founded Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd and appointed as the Managing Director involved in field supervision, coordination and managing various projects, construction, fabrication tasks, planning and tendering, attending negotiation and handling managerial portfolios.
He is a promoter of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad and holds the Deputy Managing Director position and Non-Independent and Executive Director since 2016. In 2019, he was redesignated as Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director in Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad. Currently, he also holds the position as Executive Chairman in Minetech Resources Berhad.
Chuah Chong San was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 25 January 2022. He is responsible lead and involve in Technical and Engineering Department.
He graduated from University of Malaya with degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989. In 1998, he obtained his Master of Business Administration from University of Sains Malaysia.
Upon obtaining his degree in Electrical Engineering, he started his career in Motorola Solutions Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“Motorola”) as Test System Engineer. In 1998, he had transfered to Internal Control function, focusing on Information Technology (“IT”), Information Security Protection & Compliance. He was promoted to engineering management roles in 2000. He led a team to digitize and transform key supply chain business processes. He was promoted to Motorola Penang IT lead in 2005 to manage simplification and consolidation of Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) system across multiple businesses within Motorola. During his IT career, he had the opportunities to play IT lead roles in multiple Merger, Acquisition and Divesture projects. He had also successfully migrated regional IT Business system to Global enterprise system in 2013. In 2016, he was promoted to be the Asia Pacific IT lead, focusing on modernising the IT Infrastructure, partnering with Third-Party Logistics (“3PL”) and Electronics Manufacturing Services (“EMS”) to deliver IT solution and supporting IT services in 12 Asia Pacific countries. He left Motorola in 2020.
He was then joining Luster Industries Berhad as an Alternate Director in 2020, and later as Executive Director in 2021.
Chuah Chong Ewe was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 25 January 2022. He has the main responsibility to lead and assist Corporate Governance matters to ensure adequate and efficient system for the benefit of the Group. He is also a member of our Investor Committee.
He graduated from University of Malaya with a degree in LLB (Hons). He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar Council on 26 February 1993 and has approximately 20 years of experience in legal practice.
He commenced his career in 1993 as advocate and solicitor.
Subsequently in 2005, he joined Seal Incorporated Berhad as Advisor before being promoted as its Group Chief Executive Officer. He spearheaded the strategic move and transformational restructuring in Seal Incorporated Berhad from a heavily indebted position into profitable net cash position with diversified earnings base before he left Seal Incorporated Berhad in October 2014.
He joined Pentamaster Corporation Berhad in 2015 as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director and resigned in 2021. He remains major shareholder of Pentamaster Corporation Berhad.
In 2018, he joined Luster Industries Berhad and was appointed as Executive Director of Luster, a position he holds until today. He is also major shareholder of Luster Industries Berhad.
Tee Sook Sing was appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 1 November 2018. She is responsible for the implementation of our Board’s decisions, strategies and corporate direction by keeping our Board fully informed of all important aspects of our Group’s operations. She is also in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations and implementation of the overall strategies in line with the corporate direction of our Group. She is currently a member of our Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical-Electronics) and a Master in Business Administration (Strategic Management) in 2003 and 2008 respectively from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Since 2014, she has been certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional and has more than 18 years of working experience in the E&E industry, specialising in the design and manufacturing of specialised automation machines.
She started her career in Flextronics Technology (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in 2003 as a Test Development Engineer, where she was responsible for undertaking the development of functional test machines. In 2004, she was promoted as a Senior Test Development Engineer, where she was responsible for managing a team of engineers and monitoring the progress of development projects for functional test machines. She left Flextronics Technology (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in January 2006 and joined Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as a Senior Electronics Development Engineer in its R&D department. In 2006, she left Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and re-joined Flextronics Technology (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as its Assistant Test Development Manager.
She is one of our pioneer members and has been instrumental to the business growth and development of the Group. She joined AIMFLEX in 2008 as a Project Manager, where her major responsibilities included overseeing the manufacturing automation business segment. In 2010, she was re-assigned as the Sales Manager whereby she managed key customer accounts and implementing overall business development plans and strategies. She assumed her current position as our Managing Director in 2018.
Siti Zaleha Binti Sulaiman was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 October 2020. She is also the Chairperson of our Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee as well as a member of our Audit and Risk Management Committee.
She completed both her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA and University of Miami, USA respectively. She has more than 20 years of experience in the corporate industry.
She started her career in 1989 as the Administration Officer of Bank Negara Malaysia where she provided information systems and technology (IS/IT) audits to all financial institutions under the purview of Bank Negara Malaysia. In 1995, she joined Bursa Malaysia Berhad as the Head of IS/IT Audit Department.
In 2011, she was promoted to the Head of Corporate Risk Management and Acting Head of Group Internal Audit of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, to spearhead both the Corporate Risk Management and Group Internal Audit divisions. Subsequently, she became the Head of Compliance, Risk and Compliance in 2016 to be responsible for the Compliance Department, in which her scopes covering the identification of legal and regulatory requirements for Bursa Malaysia Berhad, providing guidance, establishing operating procedures as well as instilling awareness on risk and compliance related matters for Bursa Malaysia Berhad.
Law Lee Yen was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2018. She is also the Chairperson of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of our Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
She graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 2006 with a Bachelor of Commerce. She has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since August 2010 and a member of CPA Australia since April 2010. She is also a member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia since October 2012. She has more than 13 years of working experiences in the field of audit, corporate advisory and taxation services.
She started her career in 2007 with KPMG LLP Singapore as an Audit Associate. In 2010, she left KPMG LLP Singapore and joined Terry Law & Co, Malaysia (a non-audit firm in which her brother was Partner) as a Manager, responsible for tax advisory services. She was promoted as Partner of the firm in 2011, where she was responsible for providing tax advisory services. In January 2017, she set up her own firm, LY Law & Associates, as a partner after obtaining her audit practice license from the relevant ministry in Malaysia and with that, she was responsible for providing audit and tax advisory services under her new firm. Her tenure in Terry Law & Co. from January to May 2017 was a transitional arrangement to facilitate the transfer of tax clientele from Terry Law & Co. to LY Law & Associates. In May 2017, she resigned as a partner of Terry Law & Co.
Currently, she also serves as a Director for GPP Resources Berhad.
Professor Dr. Ruzairi Bin Hj Abdul Rahim was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 November 2018. He is the Chairman of the Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee, member for our Audit and Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee respectively.
He graduated with a Degree in Electronic System & Control Engineering in 1992 from Sheffield City Polytechnic and Ph.D in 1996 from Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He was awarded as Professional Technologist by Malaysia Board of Technologists in 2018 and has over 25 years of experience in the field of R&D management.
He started his career in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 1992 as a Tutor at the Department of Control & Instrumentation Engineering in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. He was subsequently appointed as the Head of Instrumentation Engineering Laboratory in 1997 to manage and operate lectures, tutorials, practical as well as reviewing examination papers. In June 1998, he was appointed as the Head of Department (Control
& Instrumentation Engineering), where he was responsible for overseeing the planning, development programme, distribution of academic workload and staff coordination. He was then made Associate Professor of UTM in 1999.
In 2006, he was promoted as the Professor of UTM and appointed as the Deputy Dean (Corporate) at the Research Management Centre (“RMC”) of UTM. He was then promoted to the position of Director of RMC in 2009, a position which he held until November 2016. RMC is the research arm of UTM which is responsible for managing and facilitating various R&D activities, intellectual property creation and management, technological development, promotion and exploitation of R&D findings.
From December 2016 to November 2019, Professor Dr. Ruzairi held the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation) at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), where he was mainly responsible for the management of research, innovation and publications.
In 2020, he was appointed as the Professor for the School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at UTM. Subsequently, he was appointed as Dean of Faculty Engineering UTM since July 2021 to June 2024.
During his service at UTM, he has received 45 awards in recognition of his excellence. Among the awards, there are Indexed Journal Writer Award, UTM Quality Award - Research Management Center, Vice Chancellor's Innovation Award - Research Management Center, Outstanding UTM Academician 2022 (Tokoh Akademik UTM 2022), Outstanding Scientist Award (MOHE), Malaysia's Research STAR Award 2019, Research and Innovation Excellence in Technology and Engineering area and Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM) by Academy Science Malaysia.
In 9 May 2022, he was appointed as Vice Chancellor of UTHM until today.