Dato’ Siew joined the Board on 23 October 1985 and was appointed Deputy Group Managing Director on 17 October 1995. He was promoted to Group Managing Director on 30 July 2003 and subsequently elected as the Executive Chairman on 2 January 2018.
Dato’ Siew received his secondary and tertiary education in the United Kingdom, first studying at Marlborough College before completing his tertiary education at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom ("UK"). He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and Master of Science (“MSc”) degree in Operational Research at Imperial College, graduating in 1978.
He was an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (“YPO”) from 1993 until 2006, serving as the Chairman of the Malaysian Chapter of YPO and CoChairman of the first Regional Conference in Kuala Lumpur in 1998. During his tenure as a member of the International Board of YPO from 2000 to 2003, he was Chairman of YPO’s Global Leadership Congress in Beijing in 2003. He was also a past President of the Imperial College Alumni of Malaysia and past Governor on the Board of Governors of Marlborough College Malaysia.
Currently, Dato’ Siew is the Group Managing Director of Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad and the Executive Vice Chairman of Ancom Logistics Berhad, both of which are subsidiaries of the Company and are listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Dato’ Siew is currently a substantial shareholder of the Company.
Cheun Wei has been the Company's Group CEO since January 2018 and the Managing Director of Ancom Crop Care Sdn. Bhd. (“ACC”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since July 2014. He was appointed the Managing Director of the Company on 29 March 2022.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University, UK, and holds a Master of Science in Finance (Distinction) from Cass Business School, London. For both degrees, he was awarded full scholarships from British Chevening/ HSBC and Renong/UEM Group respectively.
Cheun Wei started his career in 1997 as a Group Accountant at EPE Power Corporation Berhad (“EPE”), a Transmission and Distribution Engineering company, and was made the Chief Financial Officer of the EPE Group in 2003. He was the Director of Corporate Finance of Tamco Corporate Holding Berhad (now known as Ancom Logistics Berhad, a subsidiary of the Company) from 2005 to 2009. He joined the Company in 2009 as the Group Chief Financial Officer. In July 2014, he was appointed Managing Director of ACC, heading the Group’s Agricultural Chemicals Division. In January 2018, Cheun Wei was appointed to his current position as the Group CEO while retaining his Managing Director post in ACC. In March 2022, he was appointed Managing Director of the Company.
Cheun Wei is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Cheun Wei has no directorship in other public companies or listed issuers.
Cheun Wei is currently a substantial shareholder of the Company.
Robin joined the Nylex group in 2007 as an Executive Director of PKG, a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, in charge of its industrial chemical trading business. In January 2018, he was promoted to Deputy CEO of Nylex, assisting the Group Managing Director in overseeing the Nylex group’s business operations. Prior to joining PKG, he worked as the Asia Pacific Regional Manager for a United States specialty chemicals company for 13 years.
He is currently a member of the Industry Expert Advisory Panel ("IEAP") Science Programme of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College. Robin is also a member of the Executive Committee of Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia for the 2021-2023 term.
Robin graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Science Malaysia.
Datuk Hasnul joined the Company in 2014 as its Executive Director (Business Development). In October 2019, he assumed his current position as Deputy CEO of ALB.
Datuk Hasnul has more than 23 years of experience in several reputable multi-national companies including Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and British American Tobacco where he developed his marketing and management skills.
Datuk Hasnul joined BERNAMA as its General Manager/CEO in 2009. He joined Malay Mail in 2013 as its CEO, a position he held until 2014.
Datuk Hasnul obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in May 1984 from Southeast Missouri State University, USA. He then obtained a Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) from Governors State University, USA, in December 1985.
Chang Meng is the Chief Financial Officer of ANB and ALB.
He began his career as an auditor with a Big Four audit firm in Malaysia in 1992 and stayed until 2000, his last position as an Audit Manager. He subsequently joined a construction company and later a stockbroking company as a Finance Manager.
He joined Tamco Corporate Holdings Berhad (now known as ALB) in 2005 as its Corporate Accounting Manager, and became its Head of Corporate Finance in 2010. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of ALB in 2011 and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in 2014.
Chang Meng is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Se Eng started his career as an auditor in a Big Four audit firm in Malaysia in 1981 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. During this period, he gained valuable working knowledge in accounting, taxation and secretarial practices.
He worked for two years in the Corporate Finance division of a merchant bank, and was with a public listed company as its Corporate Finance Manager for four years before joining the Company in 1995 as its Senior Manager of Corporate Planning. He assumed the role of Company Secretary in 1996, and maintained this position until his resignation in August 2016. He rejoined the Company in April 2018.
Se Eng is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Michelle joined Nylex in 1995 as an Associate Accounts Manager and held various positions within the Nylex group in the ensuing years. She was appointed to her current position as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Before joining Nylex, she was attached to an international professional service firm.
Michelle is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Phillip has been the Group Human Resource Director of ANB since April 2013.
He started his career as a journalist with the New Straits Times and has experience in communication consulting with Burson Marsteller as well as banking operations with Malayan Banking Berhad.
He was the CEO of Malay Mail, publisher of the Malay Mail newspaper, from April 2011 until March 2013. Before taking the helm at Malay Mail, Phillip was with Lexis Nexis, an American multinational company, as CEO of its South East Asia operations. His other stints include Managing Director of Sun Media Sdn. Bhd., publisher of the Sun newspaper; and General Manager of Group Human Resources at Phileo Allied Group, a financial services organisation.
Phillip has a Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) degree from University Putra Malaysia and a Law degree from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom ("UK").
Anthony has been the COO and Executive Director of ACC since 2014 and 2018 respectively
Anthony started his career in 1982 as a Research Conductor at Highlands Research Unit, Klang, which specialised in the research & development of industrial crops in Malaysia.
In 1983, he joined Ancom Sdn. Bhd. (the Company’s name then) as a research assistant to do research & development of new cocktails for the Company. In 1984, he was transferred to its marketing department and was based in Yong Peng, Johor covering Johor, Melaka & Pahang. In 1997, he was promoted as the Marketing Manager and was based in Shah Alam. In 2006, he was promoted to General Manager of Ancom Bioscience Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ACC. In 2014, he was promoted to COO and in 2018, to Executive Director of ACC.
He graduated with a MBA from Nottingham Trent University, UK, in 2002, and obtained Certificate of Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK in 1991.
Anthony is a member of the Incorporated Society of Planters of Malaysia since 1997.
Regine joined Entopest as the General Manager, heading the nationwide operation and also developing the South East Asia pest control operation of the Group in August 2017.
Regine started her career in 2001 as an Operation Manager in Ridpest Sdn. Bhd., a local pest control company, until 2003. From 2004 to 2008, she was the Technical Manager in Pest Elimination Division of Ecolab Sdn. Bhd., and was promoted in 2008 to become its Southeast Asia Regional Sales Manager, taking care of Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand & Indonesia markets until 2010.
She started Ecogreen Pest Management Sdn. Bhd., her own pest control company, in 2010. In Aug 2017, this company was acquired by ACC and renamed Entopest Environmental Services (Penang) Sdn. Bhd..
Regine was the president of WomenBizSENSE in Penang Women Entrepreneur Group 2017-2019 and is the first lady president of Malaysia Pest Management Association (MPMA) 2021- 2023 and the Country Representative in the Federation of Asian & Oceania Pest Managers Associations (FAOPMA) 2021- 2023.
Regine graduated with a B. Sc (Hons) degree in Biology - Zoology from Universiti Sains Malaysia and has since been involved in pest management specialized in urban entomology and pesticide application for the last 20 years.
Jun-Pin was appointed as the CEO of Ancom Energy Division on 1 November 2020 to spearhead Ancom’s newly created Energy division towards new growth areas.
Jun-Pin brings over 25 years of diversified experience within the renewable energies, utilities, oil & gas sectors, international business development and engineering projects.
He started his career in 1996 as an engineer at Tamco Corporate Holdings Berhad (now known as ALB), with an extensive job focus in switchgear manufacturing and commercial industry. After 8 years, Jun-Pin joined Schneider Electric Malaysia as a Division Manager for Equipment & Services until 2008.
From 2008 till 2016, Jun-Pin joined Infrakomas Sdn. Bhd. as a General Manager (Manufacturing & Trading). Prior to joining AES, he was with Khind Holdings Berhad for activities and contracts in Solar and Biogas projects from 2017 to 2020.
Jun-Pin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree in 1994 and attained a Masters in Industrial Engineering (MSIE) from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA, in 1996.
Maaresh was appointed CEO of Redberry Media Group in May 2021.
Maaresh started his career in 1989 as an Engineer in Federal Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. In 1990, he joined Electcom Sdn. Bhd. as Manager and in 1995, joined TG Kall (M) Sdn. Bhd. as its General Manager.
He joined Mobile Media Sdn. Bhd. as its Chief Technology Officer in 2000 and in 2008, he joined Focus Media Network Sdn. Bhd. (now known as Redberry Ambient Sdn. Bhd.) as its Chief Technology Officer. In 2018, he was promoted and appointed as COO for Redberry Advertising Sdn. Bhd. and in May 2021 he was promoted as CEO of the Redberry Media Group.
Maaresh has also been elected as the President of the Outdoor Advertising Association of Malaysia for the 2021-2023 term.
Maaresh graduated with a Degree in Electronics & Communication from General University, UK.
Ka Kheong was appointed as an Alternate Director to Dato’ Siew Ka Wei on 26 April 2019.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from University College London, UK, in 1982.
Ka Kheong is currently the Executive Director of IEnterprise Online Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of the Company and heads the Group’s IT Division. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of a company he set up in 1982 which was involved in the IT industry.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, specialising in systems development and integration as well as applications implementation. His experience spans across the financial services, manufacturing, distribution and retail industries.
He is also the Chairman of a local company that provides professional IT certification from the Project Management Institute, USA, to IT professionals in Malaysia.
Ka Kheong has no directorship in other public companies or listed issuers.
Ka Kheong is currently a substantial shareholder of the Company.
Datuk Rashid joined AKSB, a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, as COO in February 2011. He was re-designated as its Executive Chairman in July 2020. He is also the CEO of MSTI Corporation Sdn. Bhd., an associate of the Company, which is involved in the provision of IT services.
Datuk Rashid started his career as an assistant credit officer with a commercial bank in 1982. In 1990, he joined ESPI Industries Sdn. Bhd., a parts and accessories manufacturer for Proton, as General Manager. In 1994, he was appointed as the Personal Assistant to Managing Director of Ayer Molek Plantation Berhad. Subsequently, in 2000, he joined property developer HBA Development Bhd as its CEO. In 2008, he was appointed the Managing Director of Global Globe Sdn. Bhd., a property developer and engineering group.
Datuk Rashid graduated with a Diploma in Credit Management from Institute Teknologi MARA.
William started his career as a Sales Executive in PKG in 1994. In 1997, he was transferred to Fermpro Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, where he held various positions before being promoted to Deputy Managing Director in 2006. In 2005, he was given the additional responsibility of handling Nylex Specialty Chemicals Sdn. Bhd. (“NSC”) and was promoted to the position of Managing Director of NSC in 2007.
On 1 January 2020, William was redesignated as the Deputy Head of Nylex Polymer Division and on 1 June 2020, as the Division’s Head.
William is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Hwai Ming started his career as a technician in the tankfarm and shipping operations of ESSO Refinery Pte Ltd in 1981. In 1989, he joined Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd as an Operation and Shipping Executive. In 1992, he was appointed by CKG as an Operation Manager and was subsequently promoted to the position of Executive Director. In 2006, Nylex acquired 100% shareholding of CKG, and Hwai Ming was retained in the same position, which he holds until today.
Hwai Ming has a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Post-Diploma in Industrial Management from Singapore Polytechnic.
Siut Yin joined Kesuma, a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, as a Techno-Commercial Chemist in December 1991. She was promoted to her current position as a Director of Kesuma in 1999, handling the technical, manufacturing and sales aspects of sealants and adhesives for the automotive and construction industries.
Siut Yin started her career as a Pharmaceutical Sales Executive in CibaGeigy (M) Sdn. Bhd. in July 1991 before joining Kesuma.
Siut Yin holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Hons) degree from the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia.
Mohd Yusof was appointed General Manager of Cogent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALB, in February 2015.
Prior to joining Cogent, he was a Senior Manager/Director of Penangbased Hayara Sdn. Bhd., a solid waste management contractor, and Hayana Sdn. Bhd., a construction materials company, from 2013 to 2015. Before that, he held various senior managerial positions at Soi Yong Berhad and Koperasi Usaha Bersatu (M) Berhad.
Mohd Yusof has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.
Serena was appointed the General Manager of ACT, a subsidiary of ALB, in October 2017.
She has more than 25 years of experience in the bulk chemicals and logistics businesses. Prior to her current position, she held various positions in PKG, her last position being Senior Operations Manager.
Serena holds a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Central Lancashire, UK.