Board of Directors


FOO SEN CHIN

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Malaysian

Foo is the co-founder of VSTECS 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 a 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 as the General Manager of a computer bureau services company in Kuala Lumpur.

Foo has been active in the ICT industry in Malaysia for more than 40 years. He has served as a Councillor, Treasurer and Deputy Chairman in The National Tech Association 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 be the leading ICT distributor in Malaysia and established it as the ICT hub in driving Malaysia’s Digital Economy.

SOONG JAN HSUNG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Malaysian

Soong began his career as a Sales Executive with VSTECS 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 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 30 years of experience in the ICT distribution market. He is also an Executive Director of the subsidiary companies, namely, VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd., VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd., VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. and VSTECS 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 Astar Sdn. Bhd. and VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd..

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

WONG HENG CHONG

SENIOR 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, 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 and subsequently, Wong has been re-designated from Independent Non-Executive Director to Senior Non-Independent Director on 16 June 2020.

KHOO SIN AIK

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Dato' Khoo is presently the Chairman Emeritus of World Information Technology and Services Alliance (“WITSA”) and a Member of the Board of FPT Corporation (Vietnam).

Dato' Khoo has more than 30 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. He has served in various capacities in public and private sector organisations such as The National Tech Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) (Chairman from 1995 to 1997), Patimas Computers Bhd (Executive Director from 1996 to 1998), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (“MDEC”) (Vice President of Corporate Strategy from 2006 to 2015), WCIT 2008 Sdn Bhd (CEO from 2006 to 2008) and WITSA (Chairman of the Board from 2008 to 2012).

Dato' Khoo was the President and Chief Executive Officer of MDEC Americas Inc (Silicon Valley) from 2015 to 2019.

ABDUL AZIZ BIN ZAINAL ABIDIN

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

Abdul Aziz has more than 35 years of experience in the Insurance industry and holds a Fellowship of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (“FMII”).

He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Sime Darby Lockton Insurance Brokers Sdn. Bhd.. Prior to joining Sime Darby Lockton Insurance Brokers Sdn. Bhd., Abdul Aziz was the Marketing Director of Asia Capital Reinsurance, Malaysia from 2008 to 2012. He was also the Deputy Chairman of Malaysian Insurance Takaful Brokers Association (“MITBA”).

Abdul Aziz began his career with Tugu Insurance, Malaysia in 1977. He joined Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance as Head of Reinsurance Department handling treaty reinsurance program and facultative reinsurance and had his training in Tokyo, Japan.

Currently, Abdul Aziz is the Director of Islamic Banking & Finance Institute Malaysia (“IBFIM”).

CHERYL KHOR HUI PENG

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

She holds a Bachelors (Honours) degree in Mathematics and is currently a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the Malaysian Institute of Internal Auditors (IIAM), the Malaysia Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM). Cheryl is also a Faculty Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM) where she conducts training for directors on various board and governance topics across all industries.

Ms Cheryl Khor has more than 23 years of experience covering financial, operational and internal audits as well as governance, controls, sustainability, internal audit and risk assessments for many clients across a broad range of industries.

She began her career in 1998 as a financial auditor and chartered accountant at EY. Ms Cheryl Khor diversified her skill sets and breadth of experience when she joined Deloitte in 2013 where she led the Risk Advisory practice, complementing her chartered accountant experience with sustainability, governance and risk expertise. She was appointed as its Managing Director in 2014 and held the position until 2021. Whilst in Deloitte, she held numerous leadership positions culminating her career as the Asia Pacific Accounting and Internal Control Leader and was also a member of the Deloitte South East Asia Board of Directors.

Ms Cheryl Khor serves as an Independent Director on the Boards of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad and Hong Leong Industries Berhad, both of which are listed on Bursa Malaysia.

ONG WEI HIAM

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Malaysian

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

Senior Management Team


SOONG JAN HSUNG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Soong began his career as a Sales Executive with VSTECS 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 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 30 years of experience in the ICT distribution market. He is also an Executive Director of the subsidiary companies, namely, VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd., VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd., VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. and VSTECS 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 Astar Sdn. Bhd. and VSTECS Pericomp 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. 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. as a Business Manager and was promoted to General Manager in 1999. He has over 30 years of experience in the ICT distribution market. With his experience and knowledge, he has contributed significantly to the growth of the Group.

CHAN PUAY CHAI

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Chan was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of the Group in 2016 incharge of financial planning and control, financial compliances, credit management, risk management, and other financial and management 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, corporate exercise, financial analysis and its related functions. In 1995, Chan joined VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. as a Finance Manager and was promoted to Financial Controller in 2005. He has been with the Group for 25 years. With his vast experience in ICT industry and financial management, he has contributed significantly to the success of the Group.

CHUAH KEE HENG

GENERAL MANAGER, VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd.

Chuah was appointed as General Manager of VSTECS 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 the Group.

Li Chin Yeo

GENERAL MANAGER, VSTECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd.

Li was promoted to General Manager of VSTECS 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..

He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University Of Wollongong, Australia, in 1999. In 2002, he joined VSTECS 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 the Group and 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 22 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. Foo is the son of the Chairman, Mr. Foo Sen Chin.

Yap Siew Kee

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd.

Yap was promoted to Assistant General Manager of VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. in 2021 in-charge of the operations, design and development of business and marketing strategies and sales staff management. He graduated with a Degree Bachelor of Science (Honours) (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. 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. to lead the enterprise business development team. On 1 September 2018, he was appointed as Senior Services Manager of VSTECS KU Sdn. Bhd. responsible for the overall ICT sales and services.

Chin Sai Leong

SENIOR LOGISTIC MANAGER

Chin is the Senior Logistic Manager of the Group responsible for the entire warehouse operation of the Group. He obtained a Certificate in Electronics from Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) College in 1979 and joined an electronic company as a Technician, providing technical services to customers. He joined a trading company in 1980 as a Service Supervisor incharge of assisting and supervising the service team. In 1985, he joined VSTECS 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.

Yee Chee Yoon

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

Yee is the Human Resource Manager of the 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 & Administration Manager prior joining VSTECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. as a Human Resource Manager in 2014.

Chai Meiw Cheng

INVENTORY MANAGER

Chai is the Inventory Manager of the 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. as sales coordinator. She joined VSTECS 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. as Assistant Inventory Manager and promoted as Inventory Manager in 2017.

Lai Yoke Kean

SENIOR MANAGER

Lai was appointed as Senior Manager of VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. in year 2020 and she is responsible for the development and implementation of product and marketing strategies consistent with the Group’s vision. She graduated with a Diploma in LCCI (London Chamber of Commerce & Industry) Accounting from Systematic Institute of Information Technology in 1996. She began her working career in VSTECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. as a Senior Sales Executive since 2006 and was promoted to Sales Manager in 2007. In 2012, she was promoted as Senior Sales Manager.

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