Board of Directors

Mr. Ng Siow Hwa @ Ng Kok Hwa — Executive Chairman / Non-Independent

Mr. Ng Siow Hwa @ Ng Kok Hwa (Male), Malaysian, aged 77 and he was appointed to the Board on 20 December 1988 and currently is the Executive Chairman of the Company. He has more than 40 years of knowledge and experience in this industry. He has through the years a good relationship with suppliers and customers both locally and overseas. He currently holds directorships in certain subsidiary companies within UMS Group as well as other private limited companies.


Mr. Ng Seng Kong — Executive Managing Director / Non-Independent

Mr. Ng Seng Kong (Male), Malaysian, aged 61, is the brother of Mr. Ng Seng Huat.

He was appointed to the Board of UMS on 13 August 1981. He is the Managing Director of the Company and also a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Ng is a Fellow member of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants from United Kingdom and also a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants from United Kingdom. He is currently the Executive Director of MKS Sdn Bhd, one of the companies within the UMS Group of Companies, dealing in equipment and products for the oil and gas industry in Malaysia. He currently holds directorships in certain subsidiary companies within UMS Group as well as several other private limited companies.

Other than his directorship with UMS Holdings Berhad, he is also a Non Independent Non-Executive Director in MBM Resources Berhad, a company listed on the main market of Bursa Securities.


Mr. Ng Sing Kun @ Ng Seng Kuon — Executive Director / Non-Independent

Mr. Ng Sing Kun @ Ng Seng Kuon (Male), Malaysian, aged 75, is the Finance Director of the Company since his appointment on 11 February 1988.

He is mainly in charge of the financing activities of the Company as he has more than 19 years of banking experience with Malayan Banking Berhad (1960-1967) as a bank clerk and DCB Bank Berhad (formerly known as Development & Commercial Bank Berhad) (1967 – 1980) as an internal officer and was promoted to Group A officer of Petaling Jaya Branch in 1970. He also acted as a second officer in Kuantan and Sungei Wang Branches before joining UMS. With this experience, he is able to build a good relationship with local banks. He currently holds directorship in certain subsidiary companies within UMS Group as well as several other private limited companies.


Mr. Ng Sing Huat — Executive Director / Non-Independent

Mr. Ng Sing Huat (Male), Malaysian, aged 69, graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malaya in 1970.

He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. Mr. Ng joined Premier Milk Sdn Bhd as an Engineer in 1970 and later promoted to Divisional Manager. He stayed with Premier Milk Sdn Bhd for more than 10 years. He was appointed to the Board of UMS on 20 December 1988. He currently holds directorship in several other private limited companies.


Mr. Ng Seng Huat — Executive Director / Non-Independent
 
Mr. Ng Seng Huat (Male), Malaysian, aged 59, is the brother of Mr. Ng Seng Kong. He was appointed to the Board on 14 December 1995.

Mr. Ng joined the company in 1973 and had since then worked his way up through rank-and-files to the position as Director of Operations taking charge of the entire Sales Department. He was in Johor Bahru from 1986 to 1990 to set up UMS (JB) Sdn Bhd and expanded its operations there. He was called back to UMS Corporation Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur in 1990 and promoted to the position of Director of Operations. He currently holds directorships in certain subsidiary companies within UMS Group as well as several other private limited companies.


Mr. Ng Peng Huah — Non-Executive Director / Independent

Mr. Ng Peng Huah (Male), Malaysian, aged 73, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

He was appointed to the Board on 14 December 1995 and was redesignated as the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Ng is a graduate of the Western Australian Institute of Technology, Perth, Australia where he majored in Cost and Management
Accounting, and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Upon his graduation in 1966, Mr. Ng worked for the Public Works Department of Perth, Western Australia as an accountant for a year. Upon his return to Malaysia in 1967, Mr. Ng was employed by the Associated Motor Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, a motor assembly plant for Ford vehicles as a Cost Accountant for nearly two years.

Between 1969 to 1978, Mr. Ng joined the Staedtler Group of Companies as Finance Director / Company Secretary for Staedtler (M) Berhad and Company Secretary for Staedtler Marketing Sdn Bhd and Staedtler Marketing (Singapore) Pte Ltd. In 1978, he left the Staedtler Group of Companies to join the Harris Group of Companies. He was appointed as Finance Director / Company Secretary for Harris Semiconductor (M) Sdn Bhd, Harris Advanced Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and RCA Sdn Bhd between 1978 to 1989. All the above three companies were then wholly owned subsidiaries of Harris Corporation, Florida, USA.

In 1990, Mr. Ng left the Harris Group of Companies and joined the Franklin Group of Companies, a manufacturing group consisting of Franklin Porcelain Sdn Bhd and Franklin Mint Porcelain Mfg Sdn Bhd where he was the Finance Director and the Company Secretary for both companies for 4 years.

In 1995, Mr Ng became a Dealers’ Representative in UOB Kay Hian Securities (M) Sdn Bhd (formerly known as A. A. Anthony Securities (M) Sdn. Bhd.), a Stockbroking firm, a position which he still holds to date. In 2013, he also obtained a licence to trade in derivatives in Bursa Malaysia Derivative market.


Mr. Lee Kok Wei — Non-Executive / Independent

Mr. Lee Kok Wei (Male), Malaysian, aged 56, is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 3 May 2001 and is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Lee Kok Wei is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), the founder and executive proprietor of LKW & Co., a chartered accounting firm established since 1990. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a member of CPA, Australia as well as a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). Currently, he is a director of a few private limited companies.


Mr Thing Hua @ Ng Thing Hua — Non-Executive Director / Non-Independent

Mr. Thing Hua @ Ng Thing Hua (Male), Malaysian, aged 65, is the brother of Mr. Ng Siow Hwa @ Ng Kok Hwa. He was appointed to the Board on 1 April 2011.
Mr. Ng is the Managing Director of Ng Thing Hua Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and K.K. Machinery Sdn. Bhd. K.K. Machinery Sdn. Bhd.
is one of the associate company of UMS Holdings Berhad. Mr. Ng has more than 40 years of knowledge and experience in the
industry. Currently, he also holds directorship in other private limited companies.


Ms. Oon Kim Suan – Non-Executive Director / Independent (Appointed w.e.f. 1 June 2015)

Ms. Oon Kim Suan (Female), Malaysian, aged 36, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Ms. Oon is a graduate of the Campbell University, USA where she majored in Business Information System, and is an associate member of the Certified Financial Planner in Malaysia.

Upon her graduation, Ms. Oon joined Citibank Berhad and began her career as Citiphone Officer in 2004 and promoted to Share Financing Investment Officer in 2006. In 2008, she became a Relationship Manager and handled a portfolio of 350 priority banking customers with their banking transactions, wealth management, investment planning, portfolio reviews, maintain good relationship and deliver quality customer service.

In 2010, she joined Public Mutual Berhad as Agency Supervisor. Between 2011 to 2012, she also worked for the Great Eastern Berhad as Insurance Career Agent. After she left Great Eastern Berhad, she joined United Overseas Bank Malaysia Berhad as Client Adviser which she still holds to date.
Ms. Oon has 11 years of knowledge and experience in banking industry.