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Axteria Group Berhad

Board of Director

Mok Juan Chek

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Mok was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 10 February 2022. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Science (Agribusiness) from the University of Agriculture, Malaysia. He had served in the Government upon graduation for 8 years as an Officer with the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA).

Mr. Mok is an experienced banker with over 35 years of extensive banking experience. He started his banking career in 1984 with Public Bank Bhd and subsequently to Chung Khiaw Bank in 1990 and Hong Leong Bank from 1995 to 2009. During his 13 years with Hong Leong Bank, he held various senior positions in Retail Banking, Credit Management and Marketing and he last served as the General Manager of Business Banking at Hong Leong Bank.

Prior to joining Axteria, he was with AmBank (M) Bhd for 12 years until his retirement on 30 May 2020. His last held position in AmBank was Executive Vice President and Head of Mid Corporates, Wholesale Banking. He was also responsible for setting up the Mid Corporates Segment in 2016 and instrumental in pioneering the Mid Corporates to be one of the most profitable Segments in Am Bank. Currently, he is a Strategic Advisor with Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd.

Mr. Mok is a member of Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He does not hold any shares in the Company and has no family relationship with any of the Directors and/or major shareholder of the Company. Other than Axteria, Mr. Mok is also an Independent Non­Executive Director of Synergy House Bhd.

Woo Wai Onn

Group Managing Director

Mr. Woo was appointed as Group Managing Director of Axteria Group Berhad on 08 Feb 2023.

Mr. Woo started his own manufacturing business in 1988 supplying high precision metal components to MNCs such as Bosch, Philips, Motorola, JVC, Panasonic, JCY, etc.

In 2013, Mr. Woo divested his entire shareholdings to a local private equity firm that managed funds over RM 600 million in pursuit of his interest in the property sector.

Mr. Woo ventured into the property sector since 2006. Some of his notable projects are:
– 3 blocks of 266 units of serviced apartment, namely Puteri Bayu 1 Johor Bahru in 2007.
– 50 units of detached industrial factories on about 100 acres of land in Desa Cemerlang and other locations in Johor Bahru in 2007.
– 5 blocks of 1,310 units of serviced apartment, namely Greenfield Regency Johor Bahru in 2011.
– 3 blocks of 1,050 units of serviced apartment, namely Molek Regency Johor Bahru in 2013.

Throughout his entire working career, Mr. Woo has been personally involved in the daily operation of his businesses that encompass planning, marketing, finance and project management.

Yee Wei Meng

Group Executive Director

Mr. Yee was appointed as Group Executive Director for Axteria Group Berhad (“Axteria” or the “Company”) on 1 December 2022. He was appointed as the Group Managing Director of the Company on 2 April 2021 subsequently redesignated as Group Executive Director on 1 December 2022.

Mr. Yee holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom and a Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) issued by Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Prior to 2004, Mr. Yee worked as a legal assistant in various advocates and solicitors’ firms where he was responsible for conveyancing, corporate finance and litigation matters.

Mr. Yee serves as the Managing Director on the Board of Fontern International Group of companies and Transgrow Group of companies involving in multiple industries including steel and hardware trading, oil palm and rubber plantations, hospitality, property investment and development.

He was previously the director of various public listed company including Superlon Holdings Berhad, Malaysia Pacific Corporation Berhad, GIIB Holdings Berhad and Scope Industries Berhad. He is currently a shareholder of Scope Industries Berhad.

Dato Abdullah Bin Abdul Mannan

Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Dato Abdullah was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Axteria Group Berhad on 09 Jan 2023. He started his career as an entrepreneur in textile retail and wholesale industry.

He subsequently ventured into property development management business and also diversified into liquid petroleum gas distribution business in Johor Bahru, and outsourcing business to electronic manufacturing, warehousing, shipping and logistics industry.

He then expanded the business into natural resources and energy business involving natural resources mining and dredging business, commodities, waste management recovery, waste to energy, palm oil and agriculture production, food and beverage industries across various locations such as Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Singapore, Bangladesh, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.

Since year 2005, Dato Abdullah served as director of multiple companies where he oversaw all aspects of business including managing relationship with various authorities, joint ventures and stakeholders.

Ng Lee Thin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Ng was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 May 2021. She graduated from Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University Utara Malaysia (1992) and obtained her Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Qualification in 1996. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accounts (MIA) and fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of corporate finance, auditing, accounting and taxation. She was the financial controller of Binaik Equity Bhd for 9 years (2001 – 2009) before setting up her own firm, Yellow Tax Services Sdn Bhd and NLT & Co in year 2012 and 2015 respectively. Prior to that, she worked with Ernst & Young (1996 – 2001 ), Chiang & Chiang (1994 – 1995) and Artwright Marketing Sdn Bhd (1992 – 1994).

Ms. Ng is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Ms. Ng does not hold any shares in the Company. She has no family relationship with any of the Directors and/or major shareholder of the Company. She has not been convicted of any major offences within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by any regulatory bodies during the financial year 2021.

Ms. Ng is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination Committee and Audit Committee of Able Global Berhad (formerly known as Johore Tin Berhad), a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Yap Yung Chien

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Yap graduated with LL.B (Hons) from the University of London (External) in 2015 and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2019. She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 24 February 2021 after completing her pupillage with Messrs Lee & Tengku Azrina.

She has over 10 years’ experience in handling legal documents, out of which around 5 years in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts with commercial terms as an in-house legal assistant manager in a Singapore listed company.

Ms. Yap is currently the founding partner of Y.C. Yap & Co. based in Eco Botanic, Johor Bahru. She has wide experience in corporate and commercial, banking and property matters, providing advice on dealings in relation to foreign direct investment in multi-national corporations, corporate exercises, commercial contracts, banking and labour matters.

Furthermore, she also assists clients in property dealings and will writing as well as conducting due diligence and corporate exercises for private companies and public listed companies.

Low Ee Ming

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Low holds a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Accounting and Finance from The University of Manchester, UK.

He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants. He is also a Professional Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.

He started his professional career with a big 4 accounting firm in 2000 before founding a practice in 2014 with other partners. He is currently a partner in the public accounting firm Messrs. OKL & Partners PLT. He has vast experience in providing auditing and business advisory services to a wide range of clients and has listed clients in a variety of industries throughout his career.

Yau Yin Wee

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Yau graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Alabama, College of Business and Management Studies, USA, in 1983.

He has more than 30 years of experience in banking industry. He started his banking career in 1983 with Hong Leong Finance Berhad and subsequently to AmBank (M) Berhad in 2005. He re-joined Hong Leong Bank Berhad in 2015. During his 30 years career, Mr. Yau held various senior positions in business development and credit, Corporate and Institutional Banking and Retail Community Business in the banks and he last served as Senior Regional Head (Southern Region) of Hong Leong Bank until his retirement in 2021.

Mr. Yau is an Independent Director of I REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, the management company of AME REIT, a real estate investment trust listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He also serves as the Independent Non-Executive Director of CAPE EMS Berhad where he is also acting as the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and member of Nominating Committee and Audit Committee.

In addition, he was previously a committee member of Institut Bank-bank Malaysia (IBBM) (Perak and Johor Chapter) from 1992 to 2014. For some of these years, he also served as the Chairman. In 2021, he was appointed as a general committee member for Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MICCI).