CORPORATE | MANAGEMENT TEAM
Dato’ Lua Choon Hann | Group Managing Director
Dato’ Lua Choon Hann | Group Managing DirectorDato' Lua, aged 39, was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2013 as an Executive Director. Dato' Lua has been an Independent & Non Executive Director at Pelikan International Corporation Berhad since April 1, 2013. He started his professional career in the legal practice with Attorney General's Chambers as a prosecutor in the Republic of Singapore. With his years in practice, he gained a substantial and broad expertise, knowledge and experience in advising legal matters, amongst others, pertaining to corporate affairs, finance and commercial matters. With his professional legal experience, business acumen and commercial know-how, he has become an entrepreneur since year 2003 in various business ventures in Malaysia involving in various sectors, including the provision of corporate consultancy and solution services, property development and other related businesses. Dato' Lua holds Bachelor of Law from University of Cardiff, United Kingdom.
PROPERTY AND CONSTRUCTION DIVISION
Dato' Alex Wee Cheng Kwan | Managing Director
Dato' Steven Hooi | CEO
Dato' Alex Wee Cheng Kwan | Managing DirectorAlex, aged 39, was appointed to the Board on 5 August 2013 as an Executive Director. After graduating with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree with First Class Honors from the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom in 1999, Alex started his career with L&M Foundation Specialist Pte Ltd in Singapore where he worked as a Civil Engineer. He then worked as a Structural Engineer with a construction company in Singapore for 4 years where he built his expertise in project management and structural engineering. Alex returned to Malaysia in 2004 to work as a Project Manager for Biaxis Sdn Bhd, a local construction company before joining the WG Group in 2007. He has completed residential and commercial projects while in tenure with WG Group. He is now responsible for the running of the business with a particular emphasis on sales and business development. Wee also has a wide experience in fund raising and strategic planning in various industries including IPO, dual listing, mergers and acquisitions. He has more than 14 years of experience in the construction and financial industries.
Dato' Steven Hooi | CEOSteven, aged 51, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, Property & Construction Division on 5 August 2014. He holds a Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structure) from University of Kebangsaan Malaysia, Degree in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (Marketing) from New Zealand. He has more than 26 years experience in the Construction & Property Development sector. A team member in the construction of NKVE (Plus highway) while serving with Pati Sdn Bhd (Renong Group). While serving in Chase Perdana Berhad, he was involved in the property development of Kurnia Perdana in Kota Kinabalu and also on the BOT project for Universiti Malaysia Sabah. He is a leading team members in Plaza Mariana (38 stories high-rise). He served as the CEO for 6 years in a State GLC owned company Suria Capital Holdings Berhad, fully owned subsidiary (SCHB Engineering Services Sdn Bhd). He was involved in setting up of the company from conceptual into a PKK class A and CIDB G7. He has successfully completed the Sapangar Bay Container Port, oil jetties in east coast of Sabah and JKNS rehabilitation of railway track from Tanjung Aru to Kimanis. Prior to joining us, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Encorp Construct Sdn Bhd for 4 years and has build the company from ground zero to a high-rise building construction company, with estimated total contract value of RM960 million.
Cheah Eng Chuan | Managing Director
Lee Sim Hak | Executive Director
Ong Lock Hoo | Executive Director
Cheah Eng Chuan | Managing DirectorJimmy, aged 68, was appointed to the Board on 21 July 2013 as the managing Director and is also a founder member of the Group. He served in the Malaysian Army between 1965 and 1974 before joining Oriental Elastic Industries Co., a company that manufactures covered elastic yarn, furniture webbing and seat belts, as a Sales Executive. He left the company in 1980 as a Manager and continued his career with Heveafil Sdn. Bhd., a company that manufactures rubber threads, as Sales Manager. At Heveafil Sdn Bhd, Cheah was placed in charge of the Asia Pacific region. In 1986, he joined Rubberflex Sdn Bhd, a rubber threads manufacturing company, as Sales Manager. Overall, he has more than 30 years of experience in the rubber threads and furniture webbing industries and is currently responsible for the overall operations of the PRG Holdings Berhad Group.
Lee Sim Hak | Executive DirectorPaul, aged 61, was appointed to the Board on 21 July 2003 as an Executive Director and is also a founder member of the Group. Paul started his career with a textile company in Singapore where he worked for 3 years as Technical Supervisor. He subsequently went to further his studies at the University of Feng Chia, Taiwan and obtained a Diploma in Textile Engineering in 1976. He was with Oriental Elastic Industries Co. as the Production Manager for 5 years prior to joining FMSB in 1983. Lee carries with him more than 30 years of experience in the textile and furniture webbing industries. He is currently responsible for the production function of the Group.
Ong Lock Hoo | Executive DirectorSteven, aged 63, was appointed to the Board on 21 July 2003 as an Executive Director. He is also a founder member of the Group. Steven worked with a sewing thread manufacturing company as Sales Executive from 1976 to 1977. He subsequently joined Oriental Elastic Industries Co. as Sales Executive before joining FMSB. Steven has close to 30 years of experience in the textile and rubber industries. Presently, he is in charge of the Group’s sales and marketing functions.