Board of Directors

Independent Non-Executive Chairman : KRISHNAN A/L C K MENON
Group Managing Director : THE CHENG ENG
Executive Director/ Group Chief Executive Officer : PANG SAR
Executive Director : THE KUN ANN
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director : ONG POAY WAH @ CHAN POAY WAH
Independent Non-Executive Director : DATO’ ROSLI BIN MOHAMED NOR

 

KRISHNAN A/L C K MENON (Independent Non-Executive Chairman)

Krishnan A/L C K Menon (Male), a Malaysian aged 70, is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 20 February 2014. He is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He spent thirteen (13) years in public practice with Hanafiah, Raslan and Mohamed where he left as the Partner in 1987. Thereafter, he joined Public Bank Berhad where he served for six (6) years and left as the Executive Vice-President in 1994. After serving two (2) public-listed companies, he joined Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. as Chief Operating Officer from 1997 until 2000.

He was a Non-Executive Director of Petroliam Nasional Berhad from 2010 to 2019. He is presently the Chairman of SCICOM (MSC) Berhad.

THE CHENG ENG (Group Managing Director)

The Cheng Eng (Male), a Malaysian aged 72, is our founder and Group Managing Director. He is also a substantial and major shareholder of the Company. He was appointed to our Board on 8 October 2013. As our Group Managing Director and a member of key senior management, he is responsible for senior oversight of operations as well as directing growth and strategic direction of the Group.

He has over forty-five (45) years of extensive experience in the piling and foundation industry. He started his career in Singapore as a Site Supervisor with United Engineers Pte. Ltd., and later as a Senior Site Manager with Caisson Piling Pte. Ltd. He pursued several entrepreneurial ventures in the field of geotechnical engineering before founding Econpile (M) Sdn. Bhd. in 1987.

PANG SAR ( Executive Director/ Group Chief Executive Officer )

Pang Sar (Male), a Malaysian aged 62, is our Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also a substantial and major shareholder of the Company. He was appointed to our Board on 8 October 2013. As a member of key senior management, he is responsible for managing the day- to-day operations as well as establishing the overall strategic direction for the Group. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, and a Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

Mr Pang has over thirty (30) years of experience in managing on-site and off-site responsibilities in the piling and foundation sector. Prior to joining Econpile (M) Sdn. Bhd. in 1991, he has served in various capacities, including Resident Engineer and Project Manager, in consultant firm and construction companies.

THE KUN ANN (Executive Director)

The Kun Ann (Female), a Malaysian aged 40, is our Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 8 October 2013. She joined our Group in 2010. As a member of key senior management, she is responsible for the corporate affairs and business development of our Group. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business and Commerce Degree and a Master of International Business, both from Monash University, Australia.

Ms The has ten (10) years experience in commercial and non-profit operations prior to joining the Group. She started her career with an environmental company in charge of business development activities before joining the department of government affairs at the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce.

ONG POAY WAH @ CHAN POAY WAH (Senior Independent Non-Executive Director)

Ong Poay Wah @ Chan Poay Wah (Female), a Malaysian aged 52, is our Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 8 October 2013. She is the Chairperson of Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Management and Remuneration Committees. She graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy with Honours Degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia.

Ms Ong has over twenty (20) years of experience in the areas of audit, finance and accounting for both public and private companies and is well versed with regulatory reporting, financial management, corporate restructuring as well as business and budget planning.

After starting her career with an audit firm, she joined Merge Power Sdn. Bhd. in 1994 as a Group Accountant. She was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director of Merge Housing Berhad, a property development company, in 2001 in charge of its accounting and financial operations. The Company was privatised as Merge Housing Sdn. Bhd. in 2011 and Ms Ong has since remained as the General Manager in its finance and accounts department.

DATO’ ROSLI BIN MOHAMED NOR (Independent Non-Executive Director)

Dato’ Rosli Bin Mohamed Nor (Male), a Malaysian aged 61, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 8 October 2013. He is the Chairman of the Audit & Risk Management and Remuneration Committees and a member of the Nomination Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Brighton Polytechnic (presently known as Brighton University), United Kingdom.

Dato’ Rosli has a wealth of experience spanning over thirty (30) years in the fields of infrastructure development and construction. He served in different capacities at Engineering and Environmental Consultants Sdn. Bhd. and United Engineers (M) Bhd. before starting his own construction business by forming Benar Antara Sdn. Bhd., a PKK Class A and CIDB Grade 7 registered Bumiputera Contractor. The company undertook construction of various projects including highways, LRT tunnels, water reservoirs and rail lines.

He then moved on to other new businesses in construction, development and mining sectors. In 2010, he was engaged as the Business Development Director of TRC Infra Sdn. Bhd..

He was a Director of Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (“EXIM Bank”) for nine (9) years and he had served as a member of its Board Audit Committee and its Board Risk Committee, among other committees at EXIM Bank. He is presently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Salcon Berhad.