Corporate Information

Board of Directors


FOO SEN CHIN

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Malaysian

Foo is the co-founder of ECS ICT Berhad and assumed the position of Managing Director in 2000. He is a substantial shareholder of ECS ICT Berhad through his substantial shareholdings in Sengin Sdn. Bhd. He is also a Director of ECS Holdings Limited, which was previously listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He was elected as the Chairman of the Board of ECS ICT Berhad, carrying designation of "Executive Chairman" on 1 January 2015.

He began his career as an Engineer in 1972 with a commercial organisation in the electrical industry for 4 years in Ipoh. In 1977, he joined a multinational company in marketing technical products that included office automation and computer products. In 1982, he was appointed the General Manager of a computer bureau services company in Kuala Lumpur.

Foo has been active in the Information and Communications Technology industry in Malaysia for more than 30 years. He has served as a Councillor, Treasurer and Deputy Chairman in the Association of the Computer & Multimedia Industry of Malaysia ("PIKOM") from 1995 to 2005, and was appointed as an Advisor of PIKOM from 2006 onwards.

Foo has played a pivotal role in growing the Group to become one of the largest Information and Communications Technology distributors in Malaysia and established it as the leading distribution hub in supplying Information and Communications Technology products for Malaysia's knowledge based economy.

SOONG JAN HSUNG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Malaysian

Soong began his career as a Sales Executive with ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd. in 1987. During the next seven years, Soong's hard work and dedication led to several promotions in sales and marketing position to become the General Manager in 1994. Soong was promoted to Executive Director in 2001 and was appointed as a Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ECS ICT Berhad on 1 January 2014. Subsequently, Soong has been promoted to Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of ECS ICT Berhad with effect from 1 January 2015 to lead and manage the Group, in conjunction with the elevation of Foo as the Executive Chairman of the Board.

Soong has more than 20 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology distribution market. He is also an Executive Director of the subsidiary companies, namely, ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd., ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd., ECS KU Sdn. Bhd. and ECS KUSH Sdn. Bhd., Soong has been primarily responsible for the development of new sales and marketing strategies as well as the Information and Communications Technology product distribution and enterprise systems operations in ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd. and ECS ASTAR Sdn. Bhd.

Soong has contributed significantly to the Group in becoming the leading Information and Communications Technology hub in Malaysia.

TAY ENG HOE

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Singaporean

Tay was previously the Group Executive Chairman of ECS Holdings Limited. He is the founder of the ECS Holdings Limited and also ECS Computers (Asia) Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based subsidiary. He brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology business. In August 2005, he was conferred the Public Service Medal by the President of the Republic of Singapore in recognition for his public services to the country. He is a representative of ECS Holdings Limited on the Board of ECS ICT Berhad.

He resigned as a member of the Nominating Committee on 21 May 2015.

WONG HENG CHONG

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Wong began his working career in Coopers & Lybrand in Australia and in Malaysia. He had previously served as an Executive Director of ECS Holdings Limited, Boustead Singapore Limited, QAF Limited and Sunshine Allied Investments Limited. His working experience during the last 40 years spanned over diverse industries including Information Technology, engineering, food-manufacturing, retail and wholesale, trading and auditing.

On 21 May 2015, he was re-designated from the member to the Chairman of the Audit Committee and appointment as member of the Nominating Committee.

AHMAD SUBRI BIN ABDULLAH

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Subri is a Director of KDU Management Development Centre Sdn. Bhd., Chairman of RCL International Sdn. Bhd., Director of SBI Offshore Limited, Singapore and is now serving as the Managing Director of Emerio (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., an NTT Communications Company.

Subri has more than 30 years of experience in the Insurance and Financial Services industry and has previously served as Chairman of the General Insurance Association of Malaysia, a Director of the Malaysian Insurance Institute and Malaysia Export Credit Insurance Bhd.

He was appointed as the member of the Audit Committee on 21 May 2015.

HO CHEE KIT

SENIOR INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian
ckho@ecsm.com.my

Ho has been re-designated as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 21 May 2015.

Ho worked as an audit assistant in a commercial company in Sydney before returning to Malaysia in 1972. She was attached with a property company in Kuala Lumpur before proceeding to read law at Inner Temple, England in September 1975. She was called to the English Bar in June 1978 and Malaysian Bar in September 1979. Since then, she has been in private legal practice in Malaysia and is the consultant of a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur. She is an experienced lawyer specializing in corporate, banking and property law.

She has previously served as an Independent Director and member of the audit committee of Fiamma Holdings Berhad.

On 21 May 2015, she was re-designated from member to chairperson of the Nominating Committee and re-designated from chairperson to member of the Audit Committee

ONG WEI HIAM

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Ong was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of ECS Holdings Limited on 1 January 2013 and was appointed as an Executive Director of the ECS Holdings Limited on 16 April 2012. Ong is concurrently the Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of VST Holdings Limited, the parent company of ECS Holdings Limited.

He was appointed as member of the Nominating Committee on 21 May 2015 and member of the Audit Committee on 5 August 2015.

CHOW YING CHI

NON INDEPENDENT AND NON EXECUTIVE
British

Ms. Chow has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology industry. She joined VST Holdings Limited Group ("VST Group") in 1996 and started working in business development for the East and North China Region and was appointed as Operation Director of VST Group in 2002. She is now responsible for the overall business operations and management of the Group. Currently, Ms. Chow is the Executive Director and Group Chief Operating Officer of VST Holdings Limited which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.