Senior Management Team
Senior Management Team
FOO SEN CHIN
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
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.
TEE ANG KUAN
GROUP GENERAL MANAGER
Tee was promoted to Group General Manager in 2015 in-charge of the overall distribution and services businesses of the Group. Previously, he was the General Manager of ECS ASTAR Sdn. Bhd. overseeing operations, namely, the design and development of business and marketing strategies, marketing and distribution of our ICT products, and sales staff management. Tee graduated with Bachelors of Art (Honours) majoring in Economics from the University of Malaya in 1985. After graduation, he began his career with a computer company in sales line. From 1986 to 1995, Tee worked with several ICT distributors in the sales and marketing of ICT products, such as notebook and desktop PCs, printers and software.
In 1996, he joined ECS ASTAR Sdn. Bhd. as a Business Manager and was promoted to General Manager in 1999. He has over 20 years of experience in the ICT distribution market. With his experience and knowledge, he has contributed significantly to the growth of our Group.
CHAN PUAY CHAI
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Chan was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of our Group in 2016 in-charge of financial planning and control, financial compliances, credit management, risk management, and other finance related functions. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (U.K.) and a registered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
His past experiences include review of accounting systems, implementation of computerisation, management accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and its related functions. In 1995, Chan joined ECS KUSH Sdn Bhd. as a Finance Manager and was promoted to Financial Controller in 2005. He has been with our Group for 20 years. With his vast experience in finance industry, he has contributed significantly to the success of our Group.
CHUAH KEE HENG
GENERAL MANAGER, ECS ASTAR Sdn. Bhd.
Chuah was appointed as General Manager of ECS ASTAR Sdn. Bhd. in 2016 in-charge of the operations, namely, the design and development of business and marketing strategies, marketing and distribution of our ICT products, and sales staff management.
He graduated with a Degree in Business Administration from Upper IOWA University, USA in 1998. From 1991 to 2016, Chuah worked with several ICT distributors and players in the ICT industry before joining the Group in mid-2016. With his vast experience in ICT industry, he will contribute significantly to the success of our Group.
CHANG YEW HWA
GENERAL MANAGER, ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd.
Chang was promoted to General Manager of ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd. in 2015 in-charge of the in-charge of the operations, namely, the design and development of business and marketing strategies, marketing and distribution of our ICT products, and sales staff management. Previously, he was the General Manager of Marketing in ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd.. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Portland State University, U.S.A, in 1988. In 1991, he joined ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd. as Product Manager and subsequently promoted to Group Product Manager in 1997, Marketing Manager in 1998, Assistant General Manager in 2001 and General Manager in 2008.
TAN SAY MENG
GENERAL MANAGER, ECS KU Sdn. Bhd.
Tan is the General Manager of ECS KU Sdn. Bhd.. He obtained a MBA majoring in e-Commerce from Charles Sturt University, Australia in 1999. He began his career with a computer company as a Technician in 1988 in charge of repair and service activities of point-of-sales systems and computers. In 1990, he joined ECS PERICOMP Sdn. Bhd. as a Technician and was promoted to Senior Technician in 1991, Technical Supervisor in 1992, Assistant Technical Manager in 1996, Technical Manager in 1997 and Group Technical Manager in 2001. Since 2006, he has held the position of General Manager of ECS KU Sdn. Bhd. in charge of IT sales and services.