TAN SRI DATO' LIM KANG HOO
TAN SRI DATO' LIM KANG HOO, aged 59, Malaysian, is the co-founder and Chairman of Ekovest Berhad and has been on the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad since 30 March 1988. Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Lim is a businessman with over 36 years of experience in the construction industry. He started his involvement in the construction industry soon after completing his secondary education, assisting the family construction business. Later he teamed up with Mr. Khoo Nang Seng @ Khoo Nam Seng to form a civil engineering and construction partnership which grew to become what Ekovest Berhad is today. At present, he is an Executive Director of Knusford Berhad, Non-Executive Director of PLS Plantations Berhad and Executive Vice Chairman of Tebrau Teguh Berhad which are public companies listed on the Bursa Malaysia and also a Director of several other private limited companies. His vast experience in the construction industry had been instrumental to the growth and development of the Ekovest Berhad Group.
DATUK LIM KENG CHENG
DATUK LIM KENG CHENG, aged 52, Malaysian, was appointed as the Managing Director of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2011. He has more than 30 years' experience in diverse range of industries which includes building, civil, design and build turnkey construction projects, machinery trading and property development, having started his career immediately after his high school education. He began his career as a director in a private limited infrastructure company and was responsible behind the success of the infrastructure works in Felda Sahabat, Sabah which is twice the size of Singapore. He also steered the construction of the Labuan Financial Park, a world-class offshore financial haven. Soon after, Datuk Lim oversaw several design and build projects namely Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn in Batu Pahat, Johor whereby both projects were completed in time despite the technical and social challenges faced. He also led the design and build project of the Iskandar Coastal Highway, a high profile infrastructure project in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. With his vast experience in infrastructure projects, Datuk Lim also contributed significantly to the success of the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) and was instrumental in the supplemental concession agreement for the extension of the DUKE. He is also the driving force behind Ekovest group role as the project delivery partner for the River of Life project and is also a strong advocate of the government current push for the Greater Kuala Lumpur to be the country's engine of growth. He was formerly an Executive Director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad, a public listed investment holding company with its principal activities in property development, construction and property management services, and was also the former Executive Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Knusford Berhad, a public listed company principally engaged in machinery trading. Datuk Lim also holds directorship in several private limited companies which includes amongst others, Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd.
MR. KHOO NANG SENG @ KHOO NAM SENG
MR. KHOO NANG SENG @ KHOO NAM SENG, aged 74, Malaysian, is the co-founder of Ekovest Berhad and has been an Executive Director of Ekovest Berhad since its incorporation on 2 January 1985. He was trained in Technical College, Kuala Lumpur in civil engineering. Upon graduation, he joined and served the Jabatan Kerja Raya for 6 years. In 1970, he ventured into the construction business on his own. Subsequently, in 1972, he teamed up with Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo to form a partnership which resulted in the Ekovest Berhad of today. At present, he is an Executive Director of Knusford Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia and also a director of several other private limited companies. Together with Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo, he has contributed significantly to the growth of the Ekovest Berhad Group.
MADAM LIM HOE
MADAM LIM HOE, aged 62, Malaysian, was appointed as the Executive Director of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2011. Madam Lim has completed her secondary school education. Madam Lim joined Ekovest Berhad in 1988 and has since risen to the position of Senior General Manager. She has more than 39 years of working experience in various industries, gaining exposure in the field of finance, management, human resource and corporate matters. She is one of the pioneer staff during the formative years of Ekovest Berhad. She is also a Director of several private limited companies.
MS. KANG HUI LING
Senior Independent & Non-Executive Director
MS. KANG HUI LING, aged 42, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 28 February 2005. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) Degree from University of Malaya in 1997. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Since her graduation, she acquired 4 years of audit experience in one of the big five audit firm. As audit senior associate, she also gained exposure in the field of operational audit and financial due diligence. Subsequently she joined a medium size multinational consultancy firm as the Finance and Admin Manager where she was responsible for establishing and implementing the company's accounting and operating policies and procedures. She is presently a partner of a professional firm registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She is also an independent non-executive director of PLS Plantations Berhad.
MS. LIM TS-FEI
Independent & Non-Executive Director
MS. LIM TS-FEI, aged 51, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2013. She graduated with a Degree in Bachelor of Law from the University of Hull, England and was called to the English Bar as a barrister in 1988. Upon her return to Malaysia, she commenced her chambering with Chye, Chow, Chung & Co., a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur. She was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1989 and continued to practise as a legal assistance in the same firm for eight years. She is presently a partner of the firm.
DR. WONG KAI FATT
Independent & Non-Executive Director
DR. WONG KAI FATT, aged 67, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2013. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Singapore in 1972. He worked in Johor Bahru General Hospital and Ipoh General Hospital for three years before venturing into his own private practice in Kuala Lumpur.
MR. CHOW YOON SAM
Independent & Non-Executive Director
MR. CHOW YOON SAM, aged 68, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 16 May 2013. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Civil) Hons from the Universiti Malaya in 1971. He was a member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia and Board of Engineers Malaysia. During his tenure with Felda, he was the Project Engineer on design and construction of Felda oil palm mills and rubber factories. Subsequently he was the Deputy Director of engineering involved in administration and management of Felda development projects. In 1990 to 1994 he was Project Consultant and Project Manager for Felda joint venture projects. In Felda Ekovest Sdn Bhd he was the Senior General Manager from 1994-2004. He is also an independent non-executive director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad.
MR. LEE WAI KUEN
Independent & Non-Executive Director
MR. LEE WAI KUEN, aged 48, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 7 October 2013. He holds a Law Degree from London University and MBA Degree from Heriot-Watt University. He was an Executive Director of Protech Yu (Asia) Sdn Bhd, subsidiary of Goldis Berhad from 2007 to 2010. He was involved in the day to day operation of the aquaculture business, in charge of farm development, farm operating and marketing. Prior to his involvement in the aquaculture industry, he was attached with Bumi Hiway & Selia Group of Companies as Head of Legal Department. He has more than 18 years of legal and corporate experience in companies involved in the field of property development, construction and road concession. He is currently the Executive Director of Aqua Genesis Sdn Bhd and KL Fish Market Sdn Bhd which are involved in the aquaculture and supply chain for quality seafood.
MR. LIM CHEN HERNG
Alternate to Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo
MR. LIM CHEN HERNG, aged 28, Malaysian was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 27 February 2014. He graduated with a Degree in Business Management from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2008. He has been with the family business since 2008, with management exposure into the property development, construction, finance and oil and gas industry. Currently, he is an Executive Director of Knusford Berhad and he also sits on the board of several private limited companies, most notably the master developer Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd.
MR. WONG KHAI SHIANG
Alternate to Madam Lim Hoe
MR. WONG KHAI SHIANG, aged 36, Malaysian was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 27 February 2014. He obtained a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 2000. He has 13 years' experience in the construction and property development industry. Upon graduating, he began his career with Ekovest Group as an Engineer. He is currently the Head of Sales and Marketing of Ekovest Group's property division and is instrumental in leading the sales and marketing activities of Ekovest's property development projects.
MR. LIM DING SHYONG
Alternate to Datuk Lim Keng Cheng
MR. LIM DING SHYONG, aged 27, Malaysian was appointed to the Board of Directors of Ekovest Berhad on 27 February 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering with Business Management and a Master of Science in Robotics from King's College London. He has been a Project Engineer in Ekovest Berhad since 1 February 2012. He is currently involved in the planning, design and construction of the extension of Duta0Ulu Kelang Expressway (“DUKE Phase-2”) and in Ekovest – MRCB Construction Sdn Bhd, which has been appointed as the Swiss Challenge Contractor for the proposed improvement and beautification works at Precinct 7 under the River of Life project. He is also actively involved in the sales and marketing activities of EkoCheras, Ekovest's maiden property development project in Cheras.
There is no conflict of interest between the Directors and the Group except for the recurrent related party transactions where the Directors have interest, as disclosed in the Note 34 of the Audited Financial Statements.
None of the Directors have been convicted for any offences (except for traffic offences) within the last 10 years.
No Director has family relationship with other Directors or major shareholders except for:
Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and Madam Lim Hoe are siblings.
Datuk Lim Keng Cheng is a nephew to Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and Madam Lim Hoe.
Mr Lim Chen Herng is a son of Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo, nephew to Madam Lim Hoe and cousin to Datuk Lim Keng Cheng and Mr Wong Khai Siang.
Mr Wong Khai Shiang is a son of Madam Lim Hoe, nephew to Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and cousin to Datuk Lim Keng Cheng and Mr Lim Chen Herng.
Mr Lim Ding Shyong is a son of Datuk Lim Keng Cheng and grandnephew to Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and Madam Lim Hoe. He is also a nephew to Lim Chen Herng and Wong Khai Shiang.