Directors’ Profile

Robert Koong Yin Leong, a Malaysian, male, aged 52, is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 11 February 2020 and he is also the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee.

He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, United Kingdom.

He commenced his career with Arthur Andersen & Co in 1990 in the corporate recovery and corporate finance division prior to joining Electroscon Sdn Bhd as Group Finance Manager in 1994. He joined Tanco Resorts Berhad in 1999 as the Finance and Administration Manager. In 2002, he joined Hicom-Teck See Sdn Bhd and was posted to Hicom Automotive Plastics (Thailand) Ltd from 2002 to 2005 as General Manager, Finance, before joining Nakamichi Corporation Berhad as Manager, Finance and Administration in 2005. In 2006, he joined SMIS Corporation Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”), as Group Financial Controller, a position he holds until today.

Presently, he is also the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Systech Bhd.

He has no family relationship with any of our director and/ or major shareholders.

Lim Chin Horng, a Malaysian, male, aged 51, is our Managing Director and major shareholder. He was appointed to our Board on 13 February 2020.

He commenced his career in 1990 with Amalgamated Containers Berhad (now known as Parkson Holdings Berhad) in the quality control department prior to joining Era Ace Sdn Bhd as Project Manager for the provision of mechanical and electrical engineering services in 1996. In 1999, he left Era Ace Sdn Bhd and set up Era Ace Engineering and Trading, a sole proprietorship, where he undertook the business of trading in mechanical electronic parts and components, to collaborate with Era Ace Sdn Bhd. Era Ace Engineering and Trading ceased operations in 2004.

In August 2001, he co-founded Econframe Marketing Sdn Bhd to undertake the business of manufacturing of metal door frames and metal window frames. In 2010, he set up Econframe Pre-Hung Doors Sdn Bhd together with Khoo Soon Beng (our Executive Director) for the trading of wooden doors to complement the metal door frames business of Econframe Marketing Sdn Bhd. He leads our Group in the development and implementation of our Group’s strategies as well as managing our Group’s operational and product development.

He is the spouse of Lai Shu San and brother of Lim Saw Nee.

Khoo Soon Beng, a Malaysian, male, aged 51, is our Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 13 February 2020.

In 1992, he graduated with a NCC (National Computing Centre) Diploma in Computer Studies from Informatics Institute, Klang, Malaysia (which has since ceased operation). He also obtained a Diploma in Business Studies issued by the Institute of Commercial Management, England from Institute Wawasan, Klang, Malaysia (which has since ceased operation) in 1994.

He commenced his career in 1990 as a Production Planner with Amalgamated Containers Berhad (now known as Parkson Holdings Berhad), before leaving in 1994 to join Forenede Plast (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, as a Production Controller. In 2002, he joined Nakagawa (M) Sdn Bhd, as a Production Planning Executive and left in 2003 to re-join Forenede Plast (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as a Sales Executive.

In July 2006, he commenced his employment with Econframe Marketing Sdn Bhd and in 2010, he co-founded Econframe Pre-Hung Doors Sdn Bhd with Lim Chin Horng (our Managing Director). He is responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing activities of our Group.

He has no family relationship with any of our director and/ or major shareholders.

Lim Saw Nee, a Malaysian, female, aged 53, is our Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and major shareholder. She was appointed to our Board on 13 February 2020.

She obtained her Diploma in Interior Design at the Modern Institute of Interior Design, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (which has since ceased operation) in 1988.

She commenced her career with Sun Swee Productions Sdn Bhd as a Junior Production Designer in 1988 and left in 1989 to join United Tradewind Trading Sdn Bhd, a company co-founded by her spouse. She has remained at United Tradewind Trading Sdn Bhd since 1989 and currently holds the position of General Manager, where she oversees various departments including the human resource department and procurement department.

She is the sister of Lim Chin Horng and sister-in-law of Lai Shu San.

Tan Hock Soon, a Malaysian, male, aged 48, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 11 February 2020 and he is the Chairman of our Audit and Risk Management Committee. He is also a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He is a Fellow Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He commenced his career with KPMG in 1992 before leaving to join the Corporate Finance Division of Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB Investment Bank Berhad) in 1996. He left in 1999 to set up his own business. From 2001 to 2004, he was an Executive Director of Merces Holdings Berhad (now known as Y&G Corporation Berhad) a company listed on the then Second Board of Bursa Securities. From 2003 to 2008, he was also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of NTPM Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. In 2004, he obtained his Investment Representative license and co-founded Strategic Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd, a Licensed Investment Advisory company which specialises in Corporate Finance.

Presently, he is an Executive Director of Systech Bhd, Independent Non-Executive Director of SMIS Corporation Bhd and Director of Leinet Technology Berhad, a public company.

He has no family relationship with any of our director and/ or major shareholders.

Ilham Fadilah Binti Sunhaji, a Malaysian, female, aged 38, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 11 February 2020 and she is the Chairperson of our Nomination Committee. She is also a member of our Audit and Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.

She completed her Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Studies (Global Security) and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America in 2005. In 2014, she obtained her Masters of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

She commenced her career in 2005 with Solid Partners Sdn Bhd in the sales and marketing department, before leaving in 2006, to join Accenture Malaysia as an Analyst. In 2012, she left Accenture Malaysia and joined Performance Management and Delivery Unit (“PEMANDU”), an agency of the Prime Minister’s Department as Manager. In 2017, she left PEMANDU and joined Pemandu Associates Sdn Bhd, a private management consultancy firm, as Senior Vice President, a position she holds until today, where she is responsible for strategic planning and development and execution of organisation transformation plans.

Presently, she is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ocean Vantage Holdings Berhad and director of a private limited company.

She has no family relationship with any of our director and/ or major shareholders.

Lim Foo Seng, a Malaysian, male, aged 51, is our Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 February 2021.

He is a Fellow Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Mr. Lim Foo Seng started his career in Deloitte Kassim Chan, an international accounting firm, from 1989 till 1995.

He left to join Arab-Malaysian Corporation Berhad Group ("Amcorp Group") in 1995 and left Amcorp Group in 2003 where his last position with Amcorp Group was a Chief Financial Officer of MCM Technologies Berhad.

He joined Quest Technology Sdn Bhd ("Quest") in 2003 as a Chief Financial Officer and subsequently, from 2005 to 2008, he served as an Executive Director for Quest's immediate holding company, Ruby Quest Berhad. From 2008 to 2009, he was an Executive Director of Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad. Thereafter in late 2009, he set up and co-owned an investment holding company in which he subsequently disposed of his stakes and resigned as director in 2011. Subsequently, he embarked into retail industry where he was the Head of Strategic Planning for Aivoria Group Sdn Bhd and Winn Worldwide Sdn Bhd from 2011 to 2013 and 2014 to 2017 respectively.

Currently he is the Chief Strategy Officer of Nova Pharma Solutions Berhad, a company involved in the provision of engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Presently, he holds directorship in Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad and Knusford Berhad.

He has no family relationship with any of our director and/ or major shareholders.