MR SAMUEL LIM SYN SOO
Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Samuel Lim has been on the Board since 6 September 1986 and was last re-elected on 13 January 2022.
Mr Lim is Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Sunright Limited in Singapore, a company listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. He led the Company to become the world’s largest independent provider of burn-in and testing services. Read More
A fifty year veteran of the local semiconductor industry, he has been credited with 3 joint patents for testing of devices.
He holds a Diploma in Industrial Engineering (Canada). Prior to the establishing of KESM Industries Berhad, Mr Lim held senior positions including engineering, manufacturing and marketing in U.S. multinational companies based in Asia and USA. Mr Lim also sits on the Board of several other private companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Philippines and USA.
Mr Lim’s holdings in the securities of the Company are as follows: –
|Direct Holdings||Indirect Holdings|
|Ordinary Shares||Nil||20, 825, 000 (Deemed interest by virtue of his substantial interest in Sunright Limited)|
MR KENNETH TAN TEOH KHOON
Mr Kenneth Tan was first appointed to the Board on 20 January 1992 and was last re-elected on 7 January 2021. Mr Tan is responsible for the Group’s strategic direction, corporate affairs, investor relations and oversees the financial management of the Group.
Prior to joining the Group in 1987, he worked in an international accounting firm, a major property group in Singapore and subsequently in a diversified multinational group in the manufacturing and packaging industries. Read More
Mr Tan is currently an executive director of Sunright Limited and also sits on the Boards of several other private limited companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Philippines and USA.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
MS LIM MEE ING
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Lim was first appointed to the Board on 19 February 1990 and was last re-elected on 8 January 2020. She is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
Ms Lim holds a Diploma from the Institute of Bankers, and has more than 18 years of working experience in the banking profession before her retirement in 1990. From 1973 to 1990, she worked with the Singapore Branch of Barclays Bank PLC in various senior positions. Read More
Prior to her exit, she was responsible for marketing the global securities and custodian services of the bank. Ms Lim was also a director of Barclays Bank (S) Nominees Pte Ltd from September 1982 to March 1990.
She was a member of the Committee on Securities Industry of the Association of Banks in Singapore from September 1987 to March 1990.
MR KUA CHOH LEANG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Kua was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 May 2023.
Mr Kua has over 35 years of experience in auditing and business advisory in various industries. He has held various positions with Ernst & Young, since 1984 and was an Audit Partner for 10 years before his retirement in 2019.
He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
DATO’ DR. SUHAZIMAH BINTI DZAZALI
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Dr. Suhazimah was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 May 2023.
Dato’ Dr. Suhazimah has over 35 years of working experience in public services related to Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”). She has held senior and top management positions throughout her career, notably her position as Deputy Director-General (ICT) which carries the responsibility of the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) in the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) at the Prime Minister’s Department from 2014 and retired from public service in 2020. Read More
Dato’ Dr. Suhazimah currently sits on the Board of Pertama Digital Berhad, a Main Market Listed Company and Cyber Security Malaysia which is the National Cyber Security Specialist agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communication and Digital.
She graduated with a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Northrop University, California, USA, as well as a Doctorate in Information Security Management from University of Malaya.