Board of Directors


FOO SEN CHIN

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Malaysian

Foo is the co-founder of VSTECS Berhad (formerly known as ECS ICT Berhad) and assumed the position of Managing Director in 2000. He is a substantial shareholder of VSTECS Berhad through his substantial shareholdings in Sengin Sdn. Bhd. He was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Board of VSTECS Berhad on 1 January 2015 and has been re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 January 2018.

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 (“ICT”) 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 ICT distributors in Malaysia and established it as the leading distribution hub in supplying ICT 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 VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as 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 VSTECS Berhad (formerly known as ECS ICT Berhad) on 1 January 2014. Subsequently, Soong has been promoted to Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of VSTECS 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 ICT distribution market. He is also an Executive Director of the subsidiary companies, namely, VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.), VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.), VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS KU Sdn. Bhd.) and VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.). Soong has been primarily responsible for the development of new sales and marketing strategies as well as the ICT product distribution and enterprise systems operations in VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) and VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.).

Soong has contributed significantly to The Group in becoming the leading ICT hub in Malaysia.

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 VSTECS Holdings (Singapore) Limited (formerly known as 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. He has been re-designated from Non-Independent Non-Executive Director to Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 August 2012.

AHMAD SUBRI BIN ABDULLAH

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Subri is a Director of KDU Management Development Centre Sdn. Bhd., Director of SBI Offshore Limited, Singapore and is now serving as the Director and Advisor of Emerio (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., an NTT Communications Company. During the year 2017, Subri has been appointed as the Director of Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad, Pheim Unit Trust Berhad and Group and Malaysian Life Reinsurance Group Berhad respectively.

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.

HO CHEE KIT

SENIOR INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian


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 the Malaysian Bar in September 1979. Since then, she has been in private legal practice in Malaysia. Ho is one of the founding partners of a law firm in Kuala Lumpur in which she is currently a consultant. She is an experienced lawyer specializing in corporate, financial, commercial, conveyancing, banking, intellectual and industrial property laws and private clients’ and business services.

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

ONG WEI HIAM

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

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

Ong has subsequently ceased as a Member of the Remuneration Committee on 21 February 2019.

CHOW YING CHI

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
British

Chow has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology industry. She joined VSTECS Holdings Limited Group (formerly known as VST Holdings Limited) (“VSTECS Group”) in 1996 and started working in business development for the East and North China Region and was appointed as Operation Director of VSTECS Group in 2002. She is now responsible for the overall business operations and management of the Group.

Currently, Chow is the Executive Director and Group Chief Operating Officer of VSTECS Holdings Limited (formerly known as VST Holdings Limited) which is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Chow has subsequently been appointed as a Member of the Remuneration Committee on 21 February 2019.

Senior Management Team


FOO SEN CHIN

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Foo is the co-founder of VSTECS Berhad (formerly known as ECS ICT Berhad) and assumed the position of Managing Director in 2000. He is a substantial shareholder of VSTECS Berhad through his substantial shareholdings in Sengin Sdn. Bhd. He was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Board of VSTECS Berhad on 1 January 2015 and has been re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 January 2018.

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 (“ICT”) 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 ICT distributors in Malaysia and established it as the leading distribution hub in supplying ICT products for Malaysia’s knowledge-based economy.

SOONG JAN HSUNG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Soong began his career as a Sales Executive with VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as 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 VSTECS Berhad (formerly known as ECS ICT Berhad) on 1 January 2014. Subsequently, Soong has been promoted to Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of VSTECS 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 ICT distribution market. He is also an Executive Director of the subsidiary companies, namely, VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.(formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.), VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.), VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS KU Sdn. Bhd.) and VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.). Soong has been primarily responsible for the development of new sales and marketing strategies as well as the ICT product distribution and enterprise systems operations in VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) and VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.).

Soong has contributed significantly to The Group in becoming the leading ICT 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 VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as 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 VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as 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 fi nancial 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 VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.) as a Finance Manager and was promoted to Financial Controller in 2005. He has been with our Group for 23 years. With his vast experience in finance industry, he has contributed significantly to the success of our Group.

CHUAH KEE HENG

GENERAL MANAGER, VSTECS Astar

Chuah was appointed as General Manager of VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as 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.

Li Chin Yeo

GENERAL MANAGER, VSTECS Pericomp

Li was promoted to General Manager of VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) in 2018 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 Assistant General Manager in VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.). He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University Of Wollongong, Australia, in 1999. In 2002, he joined VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) as Support Executive and subsequently promoted to Technology Specialist in 2003, Assistant Business Development Manager in 2006, Business Development Manager in 2007, Product Manager in 2008 and Senior Manager (Sales) in 2012.

Management Team


Foo Lek Choong

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Foo is the Chief Information Officer of our group responsible for the overall IT strategy and technology implementations within The Group. A graduate from Cornell University in 1998 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, he brings a combined 21 years of experience in systems Integration of LAN/WAN systems in the ICT industry and market engagement strategies including product development, management and product life-cycle evolution in a national Tier-1 Telco/ISP environment. In his previous roles in the Telco industry, his responsibilities included partnership and alliance management, engagement in analysis and strategic direction of corporate strategy and various market engagement strategies. Foo’s experience extends to product development, management, and service life-cycle sustenance with in-depth experience relating to wired and wireless broadband access services.

Chin Sai Leong

SENIOR LOGISTIC MANAGER

Chin is the Senior Logistics Manager of our Group responsible for the entire warehouse operation of The Group. He obtained a Certificate in Electronics from TAR College in 1979 and joined an electronic company as a Technician, providing technical services to customers. He joined a trading company in 1990 as a Service Supervisor in-charge of assisting and supervising the service team. In 1985, he joined VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.) as a Service Supervisor and subsequently promoted to Technical Manager in 1991, Logistics Manager in 1997 and Senior Logistics Manager in 2006.

Loo Chee Meng

SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER

Loo is the Senior Marketing Manager of VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.) since 3 May 2016 and he is responsible for the product management, development and marketing strategies of the entity’s entire ICT products. He graduated with a Diploma in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering and started his career as customer service representative for a local System Integrator in 1991. From 2004 to 2016, Loo worked with various multi-national ICT principles ranging from Software, Storage, Networking and Security portfolios before joining The Group in mid-2016. With his vast experience in the ICT industry and Channel Management, he aims to levitate The Group’s success through the ever changing distribution landscape and market demands.

Yee Chee Yoon

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

Yee is the Human Resource Manager of our Group responsible for the Human Resource management. She graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from Stamford College in 2001 and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from Malaysia Institute of Human Resource Management in 2004. In 1994, she joined a local Bank as a Personal Assistant and was subsequently promoted to Human Resource Officer in 1997. In 2002, she joined a multinational company as an Associate Officer assisting in all HR matters. In 2009, she joined a computer company as a Human Resource & Admin Manager prior joining VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.) as a Human Resource Manager in 2014.

Chai Meiw Cheng

INVENTORY MANAGER

Chai is the Inventory Manager of our Group since 1 October 2017 and she is responsible for the entire inventory management of The Group. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration. In 1997, she joined VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) as sales co-ordinator. She joined VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.) in 1998 and was promoted to Order Processing Administrator in 1999, Order Processing Executive in 2006 and subsequently promoted as Senior Order Processing Executive in 2009. In year 2015, she was transferred to VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd.) as Assistant Inventory Manager and promoted as Inventory Manager in 2017.

Yap Siew Kee

SENIOR MANAGER, MARKETING

Yap was appointed as Senior Manager of VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd (formerly known as ECS KU Sdn. Bhd.) on 1 September 2018 and he is responsible for the overall IT Sales and services. He graduated with a Degree BSc (Hons) in IT & Computing System from A.P.I.I.T (Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology) in 2003. He began his working career in VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.) since 2008 as a Product Manager and was promoted to Senior Manager in early 2012 in managing overall marketing and strategies for System Infrastructure division. In 2017, he was transferred to VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.) to lead the enterprise business development team

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