Profiles of Directors
The profiles of our Directors are as follows:
Lee Ting KiatIndependent Non-Executive Chairman
Lee Ting Kiat, a Malaysian, is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 19 October 2018 and is the Chairman of our Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of our Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and Nominating Committee.
Mr Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 1991 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1992. Upon his graduation, Mr Lee started his pupillage in 1991 and commenced his practice in Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong (previously known as Azim, Ong & Krishnan) from 1992 to 1994.
In 1994, Mr Lee joined Messrs Andrew Wong & Co as a legal assistant and in 1995, was made a partner of the firm. He then left to join Messrs Zaid Ibrahim & Co as a senior associate in 1999 and was made a partner in 2000. As a partner of the said legal firms, he was responsible for handling corporate, commercial, finance and property matters. In 2005, he co-founded Messrs Lee & Tengku Azrina with a partner, and specialises in the fields of corporate, commercial, finance, and property. Presently, he is the managing partner and practicing lawyer of Messrs Lee & Tengku Azrina, being responsible for the corporate, commercial, finance and property practices.
Mr Lee is currently a General Committee Member of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) and the Chairman of the MICCI (Southern Region).
Chaw Kam ShiangGroup’s Managing Director
Chaw Kam Shiang, a Malaysian, is our Group’s Managing Director. He is also our first Director and member of our Risk Management Committee. He currently spearheads our Group’s business direction, overall strategies and policies. He has more than 27 years of experience in the label printing and converting industry.
Mr Chaw obtained a Unified Examination Certificate after completing his secondary education at Yong Peng High School, Johor, in 1979. He later obtained his Bachelor of Economics from Kochi University, Japan, in 1991.
In 1980, after completing his secondary school education, Mr Chaw began his career as a freelance electrician in Singapore. Later in 1986, he went to Japan to take up a pre-university matriculation programme in The International Exchange Institute of Japanese Language for a year before continuing his bachelor’s degree at Kochi University. In 1991, he returned to Malaysia to work as a purchasing officer in Sharp-Roxy Electronics Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing and sales of consumer electronics located in Batu Pahat, Johor.
In 1993, Mr Chaw joined Multi Labels & Stickers Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the printing of labels and stickers, as a sales manager. During his tenure with the company, he was involved in developing and executing sales strategies.
In 1995, Mr Chaw left Multi Labels & Stickers Sdn Bhd to establish Toyo Sho.
Lau Cher LiangGroup’s Executive Director
Lau Cher Liang, a Malaysian, is our Group’s Executive Director. He is also our first Director, and the Business Unit Head of Intag Industrial where he oversees its daily operations.
In 1994, after completing his secondary school education at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Dato’ Jaafar, Johor Bahru, Mr Lau worked as an electrician on a freelance basis in Singapore.
In 1995, Mr Lau took up a marketing course at RIMA International College, Johor Bahru, and obtained a Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Advanced Certificate in Marketing. Subsequently in 1996, he joined Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the sales and distribution of Canon-branded products, as a sales officer. In 1999, he left the company to set up First Allied Enterprise, a sole proprietorship business that was involved in the trading of office equipment. The sole proprietorship ceased operations in 2002.
In 2001, Mr Lau established Intag Industrial with Mr Chaw.
Jason Tan Kim SongIndependent Non-Executive Director
Jason Tan Kim Song, a Malaysian, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 19 October 2018 and is the Chairman of our Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee. He is also a member of our Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee.
In 2000, Mr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration in Commercial Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has been a registered member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2008 as well as an Associate Member of the Malaysia Institute of Taxation since 2008. In 2012, he was admitted as a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of UK. He is also a registered member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants since 2016.
Upon graduation, Mr Tan began his career as an accounts executive in 2001 for Paclin Office Products Pte Ltd, a Singaporean company involved in the manufacturing of identity cards and the installation of identity card systems. In 2002, he left the company and joined CL Ng & Associates, a certified public accountants firm in Malaysia, as an audit and tax assistant and was later promoted as audit and tax senior in 2003.
While working with CL Ng & Associates, Mr Tan co-founded the Creative group of companies with a partner to provide corporate secretarial services in 2005. In 2009, he left CL Ng & Associates to focus on expanding his business. Presently, he is the Director of the Creative group of companies and is in charge of overseeing its daily operations. Creative group of companies is currently involved in the provision of corporate secretariat and management, accountancy, audit and assurance, company tax, and personal tax planning services in Malaysia and Singapore.
Mr Tan is a registered company secretary for several private companies.
Dyana Sofya Binti Mohd DaudIndependent Non-Executive Director
Dyana Sofya Binti Mohd Daud, a Malaysian, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 19 October 2018 and is the Chairman of our Nominating Committee. She is also a member of our Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.
In 2010, Ms Dyana graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2011. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts in International Studies and Diplomacy from School of Oriental and African Studies University of London, UK, in 2016.
Upon her graduation, Ms Dyana started her pupillage in Messrs Azmi & Associates and commenced her practice in Messrs Nizamuddin Hamid & Co in 2012 as a partner dealing with corporate matters.
In 2013, Ms Dyana left Messrs Nizamuddin Hamid & Co and became the political secretary to the Member of Parliament (MP) for Gelang Patah, Johor, and was in charge of providing administrative, secretarial and political support services to the MP. In 2014, she was designated as the political secretary to the parliamentary leader of Democratic Action Party (DAP). She then took a gap year from 2015 to 2016 to further her studies in the UK.
Upon her return to Malaysia in January 2017, Ms Dyana joined Messrs Gibb & Co as a legal assistant, dealing with corporate matters in the Teluk Intan branch. She left the firm in October 2017 and joined Messrs Ayub & Co as partner (now known as Messrs Ayub, Dyana & Zainal) and her responsibilities include managing and advising clients on legal matters, focusing on the corporate field as well as managing the client profiles and public relations portfolio of the firm.
Ms Dyana is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Bio Osmo Berhad, a listed company on Bursa Securities.