Board of Directors

Dr Teh Chee Ghee - Non-executive Chairman

Dr Teh Chee Ghee, a Malaysian, age 56, is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021.

In August 1990, he graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) from University of Malaya. He also obtained a Master of Business Administration in October 2001 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Credit Management in August 2010, both from University of Malaya. He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since September 1993, a member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants (now known as the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants) since January 1994, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Taxation (now known as the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia) since March 1994, and a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (now known as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) since September 1996.

He began his career when he joined HRM Sdn Bhd (a company under Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamad) in April 1990 as Associate Consultant, where he assisted in providing consultancy services in relation to corporate and business expansion matters. He was transferred to Arthur Andersen HRM (Management Services) Sdn Bhd in May 1990 when Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamad and Arthur Andersen & Co merged in May 1990. Over the years, he held several positions in the firm, and since November 1990, he served in the audit and business advisory division of Arthur Andersen & Co before he left in February 1994.

In February 1994, he joined CWS Washroom Services (M) Sdn Bhd (a company under CWS International AG) as Finance and Administration Manager, where he was responsible for the finance and administrative functions of the company. In September 1995, he was appointed as Regional Finance Controller (Peninsular Malaysia) of Gold Coin Feedmills (M) Sdn Bhd (a company under the Zuellig Group) after CWS Washroom Services (M) Sdn Bhd was acquired by the Zuellig Group, where he oversaw the overall finance and administrative functions of the company for Peninsular Malaysia region.

In July 1996, he left Gold Coin Feedmills (M) Sdn Bhd and joined Engtex Sdn Berhad (a subsidiary of Engtex Group Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities) in August 1996 as Group Financial Controller, a position he held until 2003, where he was responsible for financial planning and accounting functions of the company and its related companies. On top of his role as the Group Financial Controller, he was also involved in several roles during his tenure with Engtex Group Berhad. He was the Personal Assistant to the Group Managing Director since January 2000 where he assisted the Group Managing Director in the planning and coordination of all operational matters. In May 2001, he was appointed as Company Secretary of Engtex Group Berhad.

In May 2006, he resigned from all positions in Engtex Group Berhad and in June 2006, he joined TH Group Berhad (now known as TH Group Sdn Bhd), a company previously listed on the Main Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange until May 2009, as Personal Assistant to the Group Managing Director. He was responsible for assisting the Group Managing Director on overall corporate and business matters involving strategic business development and new business opportunities. He was also the Acting Chief Operating Officer of Nilai Medical Centre (owned by Asiaprise Biotech Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of TH Group Sdn Bhd) from February 2010 to October 2010, where he took the lead in the day-to-day operations of the medical centre.

In October 2010, he left TH Group Sdn Bhd and joined TSH Resources Berhad as General Manager (Strategic Planning and Operations), where he was responsible for reviewing the feasibility of potential projects and investment opportunities, undertaking due diligence audits on projects and presenting findings to the Group Managing Director, as well as implementing and monitoring the progress of approved projects.

In October 2012, he left the corporate sector and joined the School of Business of Monash University Malaysia as Senior Lecturer, until January 2022. He mainly lectures in the field of accounting and finance. Between January 2014 and February 2016, he was appointed as the Head of Research of SERC Sdn Bhd on a retainer basis. He retired early at 55 from Monash University Malaysia in January 2022.

Further, he also held directorships in several public listed companies in Malaysia. In July 2001, he was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director in Fiamma Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, until December 2018. In March 2015, he was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director in Cybertowers Berhad (now known as Parlo Berhad), a company listed on the ACE Market, until May 2018.

In January 2009, he was appointed to the board of Engtex Group Berhad as Independent Non-Executive Director and in August 2018, was re-designated to Chairman – Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. He left Engtex Group Berhad in May 2021. In August 2019, he was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of ACO Group Berhad, a company listed on the ACE Market, a position he presently assumes.

In June 2020, he was appointed to the board of Flexidynamic Holdings Berhad, a company listed on ACE Market of Bursa Securities, as Independent Non-Executive Chairman and resigned in January 2021. In January 2021, he was appointed to the board of K. Seng Seng Corporation Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, as Independent Non-Executive Director, a position he presently assumes. In September 2021, he was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of LGMS Berhad, a position he presently assumes.

In February 2022, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Engtex Group Berhad, where he is responsible for overseeing the overall business operations.

Dato’ Ean Yong Tin Sin - Executive Deputy Chairman

Dato’ Ean Yong Tin Sin, a Malaysian, age 71, is our Executive Deputy Chairman. He is responsible for determining the strategic direction and growth of our Group, as well as overseeing the overall business development of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021.

Upon completing his Form 1 studies in 1966, he left Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Batu Kikir, Negeri Sembilan, and worked as a rubber tapper. In 1969, he moved to Singapore and was involved in construction works and signboard making. In 1974, he moved to Kuala Lumpur and was involved in the manufacturing of signboards. With the experience he gained in signboard making, he established Syarikat Salon Advertising, a sole proprietorship involved in manufacturing of signboards.

He dissolved Syarikat Salon Advertising in February 1978 and in July 1978, he became a Political Secretary to the then State Assembly Representative for Kajang. His responsibilities included assisting the then State Assembly Representative in various political duties and as well as building relationships with authorities, officers and to assist people in his constituency to assist in resolving issues and provide the former State Assembly Representative with appropriate political advices.

He completed his political term in March 1982 when The House of Representative was dissolved and in June 1982, he established Perkhidmatan Ean Yong Tin Sin to provide general insurance agency services and typewriting services. In 1989, he ceased to operate Perkhidmatan Ean Yong Tin Sin (and was subsequently dissolved in March 1991) when he ventured into the food and beverage business with the setting up of a restaurant.

In 1993, he ceased to operate the restaurant business when he joined Hai-O Marketing Sdn Bhd as a full-time sales agent where he was involved in the sales and marketing of food products and supplements such as coffee, fibre products, slimming products and nutritional supplements. He also undertook the role of a trainer to train new sales agent. In 1997, he ceased to be a sales agent with Hai-O Marketing Sdn Bhd.

In 1998, he was appointed as Executive Director of Orgacare Pharmaceutical Sdn Bhd, where his responsibility was to oversee and manage the overall operations including production activities, and sales and marketing of traditional herbs and food supplements (e.g. tongkat ali, kacip fatimah and alfafa). He left Orgacare Pharmaceutical Sdn Bhd in 2001.

In May 2002, he incorporated Orgapharma Herbal to undertake the processing and packing of local traditional herbs and Chinese herbs. He led the development of our Group’s business direction into the provision of instant beverage premix manufacturing services through the incorporation of Orgabio Manufacturing in May 2006. Over the years, Dato’ Ean Yong has played a pivotal role in contributing to the growth of our Group.

From March 2008 to April 2013, he was elected as the State Assembly Representative for Lukut, Negeri Sembilan and was re-elected for the second term from May 2013 to April 2018.

Ean Yong Hien Voon - Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

Ean Yong Hien Voon, a Malaysian, age 42, is our Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for the overall business operations and execution of business strategies, and leading the planning and development of our business growth primarily within the area of digital transformation, identifying new suppliers for product development activities, and enhancing operational efficiencies through the implementation of machinery upgrade and automation. He was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021.

In March 2002, he graduated with a Diploma in Business Studies (Major in Accounting and Finance) from New Era University College, Malaysia.

He began his career in May 2002 when he was appointed as Marketing Director of Orgapharma Herbal, where his responsibility was to assist Dato’ Ean Yong Tin Sin in the development of business plans to grow the business as well as managing daily business operations such as executing customers’ orders, sourcing for supplies of raw materials and spearheading quality control initiatives on manufactured products to meet international quality standards.

In May 2006 when we ventured into the provision of instant beverage premix manufacturing services, he was appointed as Marketing Director of Orgabio Manufacturing. His responsibility was to assist Dato’ Ean Yong Tin Sin in the development of business plans to grow the instant beverage premix manufacturing business, managing and executing daily business operations, and spearheading the implementation of quality control initiatives to meet international quality standards. He was also involved in overseeing the development and formulation of instant beverage premixes and initiated the development of our in-house brand. Further, he also headed our Group’s digital transformation through the introduction of online sales channel and leveraging on digital marketing tools such as search engine optimisation, to enhance our brand presence. On January 2018, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Orgabio Manufacturing and assumed his current responsibilities. On 15 March 2021, he was appointed as Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer of our Group.

Ean Yong Hen Loen - Executive Director

Ean Yong Hen Loen, a Malaysian, aged 35, is our Executive Director. He is responsible for overseeing and managing our Group’s overall marketing activities and product development activities including the formulation of new instant beverage premixes. He was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021.

In June 2011, he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Cooperative Management from National Taipei University, Taiwan.

In February 2012, he began his career as a Purchasing Administrator of Orgapharma Marketing, where he is involved in purchasing raw materials and managing inventory levels as well as identifying new suppliers and building business relationships with suppliers.

In December 2013, he was promoted to Marketing Executive where he was involved in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies to expand our local presence and export markets, building relationships with customers, executing product development activities including the formulation of new instant beverage premixes. In November 2017, he was promoted to Marketing Manager and assumed his current responsibilities. On 15 March 2021, he was appointed as Executive Director of our Group.

Phang Sze Fui - Independent Non-Executive Director

Phang Sze Fui, a Malaysian, aged 50, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021, and is also the chairman of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and member of our Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

She obtained her Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in May 1997. She has been a member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since November 2000, a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since November 2005 and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since July 2009. Further, since September 2019, she has been an Audit Committee Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia. In addition, she has been a member of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia since November 2021.

She began her career as Accounts Executive in Seawood Trading Company in November 1992. She subsequently started working with the company on a part-time basis from 1993 when she enrolled for her tertiary studies with Tunku Abdul Rahman College. She left in January 1995 to focus her studies. During her tenure with the company, she was involved in the handling of accounting records and related administrative matters.

Upon obtaining her diploma, she returned to work in July 1997 when she joined Monteiro & Heng (now known as Baker Tilly Monteiro Heng) as Graduate Assistant, where she was primarily involved in various statutory audit assignments. She was subsequently promoted to Senior Audit Manager, Associate Director of Transaction Reporting Division and Executive Director of Transaction Reporting Division in 2005, 2008 and 2011 respectively. During her tenure, she undertook various responsibilities including leading the audit team to conduct audit and special assignments, liaising with stakeholders, conducting training, ensuring compliance with auditing and accounting standards as well as regulatory requirements and expanding the growth of the Transaction Reporting Division. She left the firm in October 2015 and took a career break.

In May 2016, she joined Dolphin Applications Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Dolphin International Berhad, a company listed on Main Market of Bursa Securities) as Corporate Affairs Director responsible for supervising corporate exercises, handling special projects, overseeing investor relations and public relations matters, improving internal control systems and reporting structure, overseeing compliance matters and liaising with stakeholders.

She left Dolphin Applications Sdn Bhd in July 2017 to pursue her own business venture, Avia Alliance Sdn Bhd which specialises in the provision of business and accounting consultancy, a business that she is presently involved. In December 2019, she established Dynamic Aqua Evolution Sdn Bhd which specialises in aquaponic farming, a business that she is presently involved. In June 2020, she established 1Advisory Sdn Bhd which specialises in the provision of business consultancy, a business that she is presently involved.

She was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Kim Teck Cheong Consolidated Berhad, SDS Group Berhad and Flexidynamic Holdings Berhad (companies listed on the ACE Market) in September 2018, September 2018 and January 2021 respectively, the positions she presently assumes. In October 2018, she was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Mestron Holdings Berhad and resigned in March 2021. In February 2021, she was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of TUC Holdings Berhad and resigned in October 2021.

Dato’ Magaret Ting Thien Hung - Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Magaret Ting Thien Hung, a Malaysian, aged 41, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 15 March 2021. She is also the chairman of our Remuneration Committee and member of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee.

In July 2001, she obtained her Bachelor of Laws from University of the West of England, United Kingdom and in November 2002, she obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice. In October 2002, she joined SC Lim & Partners as a pupil. Upon completion of her pupillage in October 2003, she was admitted as Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court in Malaya and thereafter, she was appointed as legal assistant where she assisted in various legal assignments. She left SC Lim & Partners in November 2004 to join Bong & Co Advocates as a pupil. Upon completion of her pupillage in December 2005, she was admitted as Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak to practice in the State of Sarawak and thereafter, she was appointed as legal assistant where she assisted in various legal assignments.

She left Bong & Co Advocates in October 2006 to set up her legal firm, Ting & Ting, where she is presently the Managing Partner and she provides conveyancing, litigation and corporate legal work.

In September 2018, she was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Sycal Ventures Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, a position she presently assumes. In May 2021, she was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Pappajack Berhad, a company listed on the ACE Market, a position she presently assumes.

Dato’ Chan Kong Yew - Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Chan Kong Yew, a Malaysian, age 50, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 8 June 2021, and is also the chairman of our Nomination Committee and member of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.

In August 1996, he graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science with Honours from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He has been a Chartered Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport since December 2006.

He began his career when he joined Union-Transport Logistics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in March 1996 as a Management Trainee where he was involved in the day-to-day air freight and sea freight operations. He left Union-Transport Logistics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in November 1996 to join Target Warehouse (M) Sdn Bhd as a Warehouse Manager, where he was responsible for managing sea freight and bonded warehouse operations. He left Target Warehouse (M) Sdn Bhd in February 1997 to join TS Warehouse & Distribution Sdn Bhd as a Project Executive. He was subsequently promoted to Project Manager and Business Development Director in January 1998 and January 2000 respectively, where he was responsible for overseeing the rail transport business of the company.

In February 2003, he left TS Warehouse & Distribution Sdn Bhd and established Infinity Logistics & Transport Sdn Bhd, a company principally involved in integrated freight forwarding services, logistics and related services and railroad transportation services. He was the Managing Director and was responsible for business planning, operational development and execution of the strategic direction of the company. In May 2019, he was appointed as the Chairman / Chief Executive Officer of Infinity Logistics and Transport Ventures Limited, a position he presently holds. In January 2020, Infinity Logistics and Transport Ventures Limited, the holding company of Infinity Logistics & Transport Sdn Bhd, was listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

In July 2019, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Boustead Plantations Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, until June 2020.