Mr. Patrick was appointed to the role of Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman in 15 May 2021. He graduated from University of Southern Queensland, Australia with a Bachelor of Business Administration and University of Strathclyde, Scotland UK with a Master of Business Administration.
Mr. Patrick is an experienced banker with over 25 years of extensive commercial, corporate, and investment banking experience. His expertise focuses on structured lending transactions, having funded numerous industry corporate exercises in Malaysia and Singapore. He is currently an Executive Director of Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd, responsible for overseeing finance, administration, and operations divisions.
Mr. Patrick began his early career with several local and international banks in Malaysia and Singapore. His experience in the banking sector covered all aspects of sales and marketing, credit risk and recovery management, product management, operations, and cross-selling.
In 2017, he joined Ambank Bank Berhad, where he was responsible for growing the middle market business segment. Subsequently, he rose up the rank to become the Country Head of Mid-Corporates where he had contributed remarkably to the Wholesale Banking Division and the Group as a whole. Prior to joining Ambank, Mr. Patrick had also held various significant posts as the Director and Head of Structured Lending of RHB Investment Bank Berhad and was the Head of Commercial Banking with Hong Leong Bank Berhad during his early days in the banking industry.
Mr. Patrick is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee, and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Mr. Yee was appointed Group Managing Director for Acoustech Berhad on 2 April 2021. He holds a Master in Business Administration from Charles Sturt University Australia, CLP Malaysia, and LL.B (Hons) from University of Leicester, England. Mr. Yee is a qualified lawyer in Malaysia. Prior to 2004, he 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 & hardware trading, oil palm & rubber plantations, hospitality, property investment, and development. He is a shareholder in various public listed companies including Malaysia Pacific Corporation Berhad, T7 Global Berhad, GIIB Holdings Berhad, and Scope Industries Berhad. Prior to joining Acoustech Berhad, Mr. Yee was a former Director of Superlon Holdings Berhad and Malaysia Pacific Corporation Berhad.
Mr. Ong was appointed Executive Director for Acoustech Berhad on 19 February 2016. He was appointed as Managing Director from 17 April 2019 prior to redesignation as Executive Director on 2 April 2021.
Mr. Ong has an extensive background in property development. He was attached with the property development segment of reputable listed company prior to assuming his role in Acoustech Berhad. His illustrious career portfolio dates back to 1996 as a Clerk-of-Works for a first-ever mixed development housing project in Kluang, Johor. Mr. Ong has a wide spectrum of industrial know-how and business acumen, from sales administration to sales and marketing planning, project development, property management, product conceptualization and strategy, business development, and liaison with local government bodies and relevant authorities.
Mr. Ong has established himself as a prominent captain of the property development industry in the Southern region of Malaysia. He distinguishes himself with brilliant, innovative ideas and takes pride in making life happy for aspiring buyers.
Mr. Tee was appointed Executive Director for Acoustech Berhad on 15 May 2021. Mr. Tee is a graduate from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law. He is currently our Group General Manager responsible for overseeing the finance, administration, and operations divisions.
Mr. Tee joined Teras Eco Sdn. Bhd in 2013, and was involved in the setting up of various departments such as Finance, Marketing & Sales, Construction, Corporate development etc. Mr. Tee was the key person to drive the development projects during the early stages of Teras Eco Sdn. Bhd., completing its maiden project, Senibong 88 with GDV of approximately RM100m and structuring other development proposals.
Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Tee was heavily involved in the finance industry, joining a reputable international Bank for well over 6 1/2 years. During his tenure, he handled numerous commercial and corporate loan deals including Small and Medium Enterprise accounts, structuring loan deals, managing cash flow, and understanding various business environment needs of clients.
In his last 2½ years with the Bank, he spearheaded the Real Estate Departments initiative to handle the property boom in Iskandar Malaysia, structuring several mega loan deals and complex bridging loans. With vast experience in the finance sector, coupled with a strong understanding of legal banking and construction aspects, Mr. Tee also has a strong network with lawyers, valuers and high net worth clients, and government authorities.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Ahmad Rahizal was appointed to the Board of Acoustech Berhad on 24 April 2015 as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. He was re-designated as the Executive Director of the Company on 31 October 2019 prior to redesignation as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 May 2021. He graduated with Diploma in Business from International School of Hong Kong and subsequently completed his degree in Business IT in Sunway College. He began his career in Koperasi Ukhwah Malaysia Berhad in business development and administration for its property investment and development and credit financing division. He was then promoted to the role of Head of Property Development and Investment Department which looks into the Koperasi assets in Malaysia, United Kingdom and Australia.
He is also a Director in Noble Signet Sdn Bhd, a company which develops IT systems catering to cooperatives and the banking industry. He is also the Chairman of UQ Holiday which charters flights for pilgrims to perform Umrah. In addition, he is currently the Chief Executive Officer and director of Oricounter Sdn Bhd, a company jointly owned by state of Perak doing coconut plantation in Bagan Datuk.
With the experience gained, he started Tres Industry Sdn Bhd, which undertakes property development in the Klang Valley. He has also partnered with other property development companies to undertake development in Melaka and Johor.
Mr. Ahmad Rahizal is also an Executive Director in Minetech Resources Berhad.
Ms. Ng was appointed to the Board of Acoustech Berhad on 15 May 2021 as Independent Non-Executive Director. Ms. Ng 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 of the Company and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Ms. Ng is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Audit Committee of Johore Tin Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Mr. Teo was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Acoustech Berhad on 15 May 2021. Mr. Teo is a graduate from RMIT University (Melbourne), with Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (Hons). Mr. Teo En Chie started his career as Assistant Retail Manager with Recipe Master Sdn Bhd in 2010 where he contributed in creating a professional workplace that maximizes employee morale and performance, establishing Standard Operating Procedures, managing customer complaints, and providing employees training.
Subsequently, in 2013, Mr. Teo joined Roaster & Cook Sdn Bhd as a Marketing Manager where he successfully created and managed key social media marketing programs and events, developed and fine-tuned marketing strategies, determined return on investments based on data analysis and provided insights on market trends and competition. Mr. Teo played a pivot role in the expansion of the company from one F&B outlet into a chain restaurant in 3 years with annual turnover of over RM5 million.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Teo was CEO and Founder of Stamford Asia Creative Sdn Bhd, a company involved in cloud-based solutions, wireless, mobile and multimedia solutions. He was instrumental in the implementation and monitoring of targeted marketing and profit growth strategies, business plan and marketing program development as well as KPI formulation and tracking. During his 4 years with Stamford, Mr. Teo accomplished value creation with investments exceeding 50million. He remains as a shareholder of Stamford. Mr. Teo is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee the Company.