Key Senior Management

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    Executive Chairman

    Dato’ Siew joined the Board on 23 October 1985. He was appointed Deputy Group Managing Director on 17 October 1995 and 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. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemical Engineering and Master of Science (“MSc”) in Operational Research at Imperial College, graduating in 1978.

    Dato’ Siew has extensive experience in the field of petrochemicals, accumulated over more than 30 years in the local and international sectors.

    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 Co-Chairman 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.

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    Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”)
    Managing Director - Ancom Crop Care Sdn. Bhd. (“ACC”)

    Cheun Wei has been the Company’s Group CEO since January 2018 and was appointed to the Board as the Managing Director on 29 March 2022. He is currently a member of the Risk Management Committee.

    He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University, United Kingdom, and holds a Master of Science in Finance (Distinction) from Cass Business School, London. For both degrees, he was awarded full scholarships from the 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”) and was promoted as 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 (“ALB”), 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 Ancom Crop Care Sdn. Bhd. (“ACC”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, heading the Group’s Agricultural Chemicals Division. In January 2018, Cheun Wei was appointed to his current position as the Group CEO and was appointed Managing Director of the Company in March 2022 while still holding the position of Managing Director of ACC.

    Cheun Wei is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

    He is currently a Director of ALB.

    Cheun Wei is currently a substantial shareholder of the Company.

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    Deputy CEO - Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad (“Nylex”) and Nylex Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (“Nylex Holdings”)
    Executive Director - Perusahaan Kimia Gemilang Sdn. Bhd. (“PKG”)

    Robin joined the Nylex group in 2007 as an Executive Director of PKG, a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings then, 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 Industry Expert Advisory Panel (IEAP), Science Programme of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC). Robin is also the Executive Committee of Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) for 2021-2023 Term.

    Robin graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Science Malaysia.

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    Executive Director (Business Development)
    Deputy CEO - Ancom Logistics Berhad (“ALB”)

    Datuk Hasnul joined the Company in 2014 as its Executive Director (Business Development). He was appointed as the Deputy CEO of ALB in 2019.

    Datuk Hasnul brings with him vast experience in the corporate sector including several reputable multi-national companies such as Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and British American Tobacco where he developed his marketing and management skills.

    After spending 23 years with the multi-national companies, Datuk Hasnul joined BERNAMA as its General Manager/CEO in 2009. He subsequently joined Malay Mail Sdn. Bhd. (“Malay Mail”) as its CEO in 2013.

    Datuk Hasnul obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in May 1984 from Southeast Missouri State University, USA. He subsequently pursued and obtained his Masters of Business Administration (“MBA”) from Governors State University, USA, in December 1985.

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    Chief Financial Officer - ANB and ALB

    Chang Meng is the Chief Financial Officer of ANB and ALB.

    He began his career as an audit assistant with Coopers & Lybrand in 1992 and stay until 2000 with his last position as an Audit Manager. He subsequently joined Setegap Berhad, a construction company and later, HLG Securities Sdn. Bhd., 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 of the Company in 2010. He was promoted as 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.

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    Company Secretary - ANB, Nylex and ALB and their subsidiaries

    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 the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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    Chief Financial Officer - Nylex and Nylex Holdings

    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. Michelle was attached to one of the international professional service firms before joining Nylex.

    Michelle is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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    Group Human Resource Director - ANB

    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. He was 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) from University Putra Malaysia and a Law degree from the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

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    Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) - ACC

    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, United Kingdom in 2002, and obtained Certificate of Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom in 1991.

    Anthony has been a member of the Incorporated Society of Planters of Malaysia (ISP) since 1988. In 2023, he was made a Life Member of ISP.

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    General Manager - Entopest Environmental Services Sdn. Bhd. (“Entopest”)

    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. Under her stewardship, Entopest won the Silver Medal for National BASF Pest Management Award 2022.

    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. in 2010. In Aug 2017, this company was acquired by ACC and renamed Entopest 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.

    She was interviewed by BBC on Women Empowerments in Man Dominated Industry in 2023.

    Regine graduated with a B. Sc (Hons) 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.

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    Managing Director - Shennong Animal Health (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (“Shennong”) and Vemedim Sdn. Bhd. (“Vemedim”)

    Kian Chong has been the founder and Managing Director of Vemedim and Shennong since 1997 and 2004 respectively and holds more than 30 years of expertise in the livestock industry.

    Kian Chong started his career in Pahang Pharmacy as a sales executive focusing in poultry-based veterinary medicine.

    In 1997, Kian Chong and his partner, recognising the tremendous potential of Vemedim’s veterinary medicine from Vietnam and to market them in Malaysia, started Vemedim to import and market Vemedim’s veterinary medicine in Malaysia. Kian Chong has been the Managing Director of Vemedim since then.

    In 2004, in pursuing of greater market share, Kian Chong and his partner cofounded Shennong, a company focused on local formulation and manufacturing of veterinary medicine. Kian Chong has been the Managing Director of Shennong since its inception.

    Kian Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry from the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 1990.

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    CEO - Ancom Energy Division

    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 ANB, he was in 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.

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    CEO - Redberry Media Group

    Maaresh has been the CEO of Redberry Media Group since 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 President of Outdoor Advertising Association of Malaysia 2021 to 2023.

    Maaresh graduated with a Degree in Electronics & Communication from General University, United Kingdom.

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    Executive Director - iEnterprise Online Sdn. Bhd.

    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, United Kingdom, 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.

    He has no directorship in other public companies or listed issuers.

    Ka Kheong is currently a substantial shareholder of the Company.

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    Executive Chairman - Ancom Kimia Sdn. Bhd. (“AKSB”)

    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.

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    Divisional Head - Polymer Division

    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”), a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, 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 Polymer Division and on 1 June 2020, as the Division’s Head.

    William is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

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    Executive Director - CKG Chemicals Pte Ltd (“CKG”)

    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, a subsidiary of Nylex Holdings, 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.

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    Director - Kumpulan Kesuma Sdn. Bhd. (“Kesuma”)

    Siut Yin started her career as a Pharmaceutical Sales Executive in Ciba-Geigy (M) Sdn. Bhd. in July 1991. She 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 holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Hons) from the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia.

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    Executive Director - Logistics Division

    Sabli is the Executive Director - Logistics Division.

    Sabli started his career with PETRONAS as a Marketing Senior Manager in June 1992 and served in various capacities, the last being Training Senior Manager prior to his retirement in 2009.

    He joined the Company as its Human Resource Director in June 2009 after retiring from PETRONAS in the same year. He was later appointed Director of Chemical Integration in December 2011 and later Managing Director/CEO of Genovasi Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in February 2021. He assumed his present position in May 2023.

    Sabli graduated with Master of Business Development from Henley/Brunnel University, United Kingdom in 1988. He has a Postgraduate Diploma from Brighton Polytechnic and a Diploma from South Devon Technical College, United Kingdom. He also attended a Senior Management Programme (PETRONAS/INSEAD) and obtained a Certificate in International Management in 1999.

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    General Manager - Pengankutan Cogent Sdn. Bhd. (“Cogent”)

    Mohd Yusof was appointed as General Manager of Cogent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALB, in February 2015.

    Prior to joining Cogent, he was a Senior Manager/Director of Penang-based 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 holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

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    General Manager - Ancom Nylex Terminals Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Ancom-Chemquest Terminals Sdn. Bhd.) (“ANT”)

    Serena was appointed the General Manager of ANT, 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 and her last position being Senior Operations Manager.

    Serena holds a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom.