• Board of Directors

Ahmad Murad Bin Abdul Aziz
Chairman / Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian

Ahmad Murad Bin Abdul Aziz, appointed to the Board on 2 June 1997, was re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 2 November 2009. He graduated with a law degree from University of Malaya in 1982. He is a lawyer by profession and has more than thirty (30) years of working experience in legal practice. He was a Senior Partner of Murad & Foo from 1990 to 1999. Prior to that, he worked as a legal assistant with Kadir, Tan & Ramlee from 1983 to 1985 and a partner of Murad and Leong from 1985 to 1989. He is currently a partner of Murad Yee Partnership.


He is also the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.



Mui Chung Meng
Managing Director
Malaysian
Mui Chung Meng, was appointed to the Board on 10 May 2000. He graduated from the University of Singapore majoring in Electronics in 1974 and was an Associate Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers in 1977. He also obtained a Diploma in Plastic and Rubber Technology (UK) in 1988 under the guidance of Universiti Sains Malaysia and the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia. Mr. Mui joined Pan International Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in 1993 and was subsequently promoted to General Manager of the South East Asian Division of Pan-International Industrial Corporation.  From 1974 to 1980, he was attached to Siemens and Intel, which are involved in semiconductor electronic manufacturing, as Production Engineer in-charge of transistors and optoelectronic products manufacturing and QA Engineer in-charge of quality control activities of the entire assembly plant respectively. From 1981 to 1992, he was the operation manager of Kayel Rubber Products and Polynic Industry who handled the overall operations of rubber and plastic products manufacturing. Through these experiences, Mr. Mui gained extensive knowledge in the fields of electronics, plastics and rubber.


Chen, Chih-Wen
Executive Director
Taiwanese
Chen, Chih-Wen, was appointed to the Board on 10 May 2000. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Feng-Chia University, Taiwan in 1980. Prior to joining PIE Group in 1991, he was involved in the electronic industry for five (5) years with listed companies in Taiwan and four (4) years in the cement-related industry. He is responsible for the corporate finance affairs, treasury and accounting functions of the Group.


Cheung Ho Leung
Executive Director
American

Cheung Ho Leung, was appointed to the Board on 15 March 2005. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors Class II in Electrical Engineering from University of Birmingham, UK in 1979. Upon graduation, Mr. Cheung began his career in 1979 as an Engineer in Lucas CAV Ltd. in London, England. In 1981, he joined Apple Computer International Ltd. in Singapore as a Test Engineer. He worked for Apple for 16 years and left in 1997 as a Senior Vice President & General Manager of Apple Performa Division.


Subsequently, he had attached to several companies from 1997 to 2002 before joining Hon Hai Precision Co., Ltd. (Hon Hai). Hon Hai is the world largest electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider and is the major contract manufacturer for customers such as HP, Apple, Sony, Dell, Ciso and Sun Microsystem.

He was the General Manger of Integrated Digital Products Business Group (iDPBG) and responsible for building up the Apple contract manufacturing business for Hon Hai. Apple products built included iPhone, Ipod, iMac and Macbook. Under his leadership, iDPBG has become the world’s No.1 manufacturer, in term of volume, of the digital photo frame. Subsequently, he was promoted to Corp Vice President and General Manager of the newly formed Technology Merging Services Business Group (TMSBG) under Hon Hai. TMSBG is formed to provide services beyond traditional EMS.


He is currently a co-founder of NxEra and the company’s charter is to leverage Powerall Networks’ inter-cloud technology as a foundation to integrate strategic partner’s business model to become market leader in their field of play.



Loo Hooi Beng

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian

Loo Hooi Beng, was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2009. He obtained the Bachelor Degree of Accounting from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1992, Master Degree of Science (Management) from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 1998 and Master Degree of Advanced Business Practice from University of South Australia in 2011. After his graduation in 1992, Mr. Loo began his career in an audit firm until year 1995 and later attached to several companies as senior executive.


He is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Associate Member of Malaysian Institute of Taxation, Certified Member of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and Certified Practicing Accountant of CPA Australia.


He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.



Khoo Lay Tatt
Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian

Khoo Lay Tatt, was appointed to the Board on 2 November 2009. He graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with an Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Professional Degree and a Diploma in Commerce (Business Management) in 1996.


Upon graduation, he started his career in May 1996 as Company Secretarial Officer in the Corporate & Legal Division of a commercial bank. He left the bank as an Executive cum Company Secretary of its subsidiaries in 2000. He joined a Secretarial Services firm in Penang as the Assistant Manager and left the said firm in 2005 as a Senior Manager. During his tenure, he was involved in numerous initial public offerings and corporate exercises undertaken by listed companies.

 

He is a Chartered Secretary by profession and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA / MAICSA). He is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Certified Member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM).

 

Currently, he is also a Non-Independent, Non-Executive Chairman of Saudee Group Berhad.

  

He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

 

Lee Cheow Kooi

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian

Lee Cheow Kooi, was appointed to the Board on 7 November 2016. He graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with advanced Diploma in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. He is a professional expert in implementing comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost effective operations.

 

He started his career with Supernet Sdn. Bhd. in 1991 and as an operation head in 1998. He joined Foxconn Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in 1998 as a Sales/Engineer Manager. With demonstrable experience in developing strategic/business plan and adequate knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operation management,he is promoted as Regional Director since 2009.

 

 

 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE DIRECTORS

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder

The above Directors have no family relationship with any other Directors and/or major shareholders of P.I.E. Industrial Berhad.

 

Convictions for offences (within the past 10 years other that traffic offences, if any)
None of the Directors have any convictions for offences other than traffic offences within the past 5 years.


Conflict of Interest
The Directors have not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company.