Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Dato’ Ir. Low Keng Kok, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 30 May 2018. He is also the Chairman of Board of Directors, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Dato’ Ir. Low graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist (U.K.). He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and the Institution of Highways and Transportation, U.K. He also holds ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Finance.
He is a corporate member of The Institution of Water and Environmental Management, U.K. (M.C.I.W.E.M.) and the Institution of Civil Engineers, U.K. (M.I.C.E.). Dato’ Ir. Low has more than 40 years of experience in management of building, infrastructural and privatization projects.
He was a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and was also an Advisor for Contractors Intelligence and Contract Variation Committee (CICVC) of Penang Development Corporation (PDC). He was the Managing Director of Road Builder (M) Holdings Berhad from 1998 until 2007, Chairman of Fajarbaru Builder Group Berhad from 2016 until March 2021 and Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Fitters Diversified Berhad from 2012 until April 2022.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Lim Yong Jin, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 18 January 2021. He is also the Chairman of Risk Management Committee (appointed on 9 December 2021) and a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Dato’ Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons) degree from the University of Technology of Malaysia in 1983.
Dato’ Lim was the Regional President for Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Executive Officer of Plexus Corporation, a US-based Electronic Manufacturing Services (“EMS”) industry since 2007 before retiring in 2020. He has broad experiences in Manufacturing, Product Design, Market Development, Customer Management and IT function in various industries such as semiconductors, hard-disk storage and medical. He is currently a member of the Penang Strategic Investment Advisory Council.
He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Genetec Technology Berhad and ATIS Corporation Berhad from 2005 until 2007 respectively.
Mr. Ng Choon Keat, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2019.
He completed his studies in Mechanical Engineering from Chiba University in Japan in 1992.
He started his career as an engineer in Yano Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd where he was involved in the metal stamping and assembly processes for video players and car stereos. In 1997, he joined Promooi Plastic Industries Sdn Bhd as a Manager and his responsibilities include overseeing the overall production activities and business development of the company. He co-founded Rapid Growth Technology Sdn Bhd (“RGTSB”) with his other partners on 25 July 1997, and he was appointed as the Non-Executive Director of RGTSB. He assumed the position of Executive Director of RGTSB in 2004 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2010. He is responsible for overseeing the overall operations of RGTSB.
Dr. Ooi Hun Pin, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2019. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee (appointed on 21 November 2019) and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Dr. Ooi obtained a Master in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom) in 2002 and a Doctorate in Business Administration in 2005 from University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
He started his career with Price Waterhouse in 1983. Upon leaving Price Waterhouse, he joined Datuk Keramat Holdings Berhad as an accountant. He left in 1988 and joined Universal Furniture Limited in Hong Kong as its Internal Auditor.
His stock broking career started in 1990 when he joined CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd as its Assistant Finance Manager before moving to join SJ Securities Sdn Bhd. He left SJ Securities Sdn Bhd as a General Manager and he moved on to join a few organisations before joining Avenue Securities Sdn Bhd as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He left Avenue Securities Sdn Bhd in 2004 to start his own business. In 2010, he joined Corton-Smith Asset Management Sdn Bhd as the Head of Investment Research before retiring in 2017 to manage his own portfolio of investments.
He was the Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of Pentamaster Corporation Berhad from 2002 until 2014.
Ms. Lee Soo Ching, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 30 May 2018. She is a member of the Risk Management Committee.
She graduated from Deakin University in Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing and Business Systems Management in 2003.
Upon graduation, she joined I.Bor (M) Sdn Bhd, a company that specialises in plastic injection moulding, as a Factory Manager. In 2010, she joined RGTSB as a Key Account Manager and in 2012, she was promoted to Executive Director of RGTSB where she is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic business development and supply chain management of RGTSB.
She is also responsible on the Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs in support of the Group’s sustainability initiative.
She is the daughter of Hor Lim Chee, a major shareholder of the Company.
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”)
Datuk Lim was appointed to the Board of Directors on 30 May 2018 and further appointed as CEO of the Company on 24 August 2018 with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operation functions and executive decisions in RGTBHD and its subsidiaries.
Datuk Lim graduated from Chung Ling High School with O-Level certificate in 1966.
He started his career in 1967 as sales representative. He then went on to hold other key executive positions with increasing responsibilities before joining Mizuno Corporation HK Ltd as its President in 1992.During his tenure with Mizuno Corporation, he had to oversee the operations of Mizuno Group of Companies in China ranging from sales & marketing, supply chain management and research & development. He was the CEO and President of Mizuno Corporation China Ltd before returning to Malaysia to join Rapid Growth Technology Sdn Bhd in 2012 as CEO.