Board Of Directors

Dr. Uzir Bin Abdul Malik – Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director 

Dr. Uzir Bin Abdul Malik was appointed to the Board of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 14 September 2015. He holds a B.A. Hons from University of Malaya in 1967, M. Sc from University of Hawaii in 1973 and Ph.D from University of London in 1981.

From January 1974 to September 1977, he was the Head of Department of Agriculture And Resource Economics, University Kebangsaan Malaysia. From June 1984 to April 1987, he was the Dean and Deputy Dean, Economics Faculty, University Kebangsaan Malaysia. From February 1988 to October 1990, he became the Deputy Vice Chancellor of University Utara Malaysia

From October 1996 to January 2001, he was the Business Development Director of LGB Engineering Sdn. Bhd. Currently, he is the Executive Director of SWM Environment Sdn. Bhd.

Wong Yuk ThinManaging Director

Mr. Wong Yuk Thin, Alex was appointed as the Managing Director of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 30 August 2012. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 14th May 2012 to 30 August 2012. He graduated with a Master of Business Administration from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1992. He obtained Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom in 1988.

He began his career in 1983. He was employed by several multinational companies in sales, marketing and general management. Amongst the multinational companies he served were DKSH (M) Sdn Bhd, ICI Paints (M) Sdn Bhd, Larfarge Malayan Cement Bhd and Nylex Bhd.

He has extensive sales and marketing experience in the South Asia region and is familiar with cross cultural markets.

Prior to joining CICB, he was the General Manager in the Swiss based multinational DKSH (M) Sdn Bhd’s Performance Materials Business Unit.

YBhg. Dato’ Wira Zainuddin Bin Mahmud - Independent Non-Executive Director

YBhg. Dato’ Wira Zainuddin Bin Mahmud was appointed to the Board of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 26 May 2004. He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company. He holds a Higher School Certificate from the Royal Military College, Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur. From 1965 to 1966, he attended the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Malaya.

YBhg. Dato’ Wira Zainuddin began his career as a State Administration Services Cadet with the Kedah Civil Service in 1966.  From 1968 to 1995, he served in various positions in the Kedah Civil Service including serving as a District Officer of Yan, Kulim and Kota Star.  He also served as the Private Secretary to the Sultan of Kedah in 1972 and as Kedah State Treasury (Bursar) from 1977 to 1981.

YBhg. Dato’ Wira Zainuddin served as the Deputy State Secretary (Development)/Director and Kedah Economic Planning Unit from July 1996 until his retirement in 2000.

YBhg. Dato’ Wira Zainuddin had also held leadership positions in numerous sports and recreational organizations in Kedah, amongst others as the Honorary Secretary of Kelab Kedah Darulaman, Vice President of Kedah Squash Association and Deputy President of Kedah Lawn Tennis Association and Kedah Civil Service Council for Welfare and Sports (MAKSAK).

Koay Then Hin - Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Koay Then Hin was appointed to the Board of CICB on 28 January 1993 as an Executive Director and was re-designated to Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 November 2008. He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Degree from National Taiwan University. He has more than 30 years of experience in industrial management.

He joined the Company as a Mechanical Engineer in 1974. He was promoted to Production Manager in 1977, Factory Manager in 1981, General Manager in 1986 and Senior General Manager from January 1993 to July 2005. Subsequently, he acted as the Advisor of the Company from August 2005 to July 2006. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Currently, he also sits in the Board of the wholly owned subsidiary, CIC Marketing Sdn. Bhd.

Dato’ Tan Yee Boon - Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Tan Yee Boon was appointed to the Board of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 16 June 2015. He graduated with a LLB (Hons) from University of South Wales, United Kingdom in 1997 and obtained his Admission Qualification Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Certificate of Legal Practice, Malaysia in 1998.

He began his career in 1999 as an Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya. He is an advocate and solicitor, specializing in commercial and corporate related litigation and advisory works with focus in enforcement of minority shareholders, shareholders dispute, directors duties and related disputes since 1999. He has experience in various corporate exercise such as mergers & takeovers, reverse takeovers, IPO and fund raising and advising clients on cross-border transaction and fund raising.

From 1999 to 2000, he was a Legal Assistant in Messrs. Ranjit Ooi & Robert Low, Advocates & Solicitors. From 2000 to 2010, he was a Legal Assistant in Messrs. Khaw& Partners, Advocates & Solicitors. Subsequently, he was the Partner in Messrs. Khaw & Partners, Advocates & Solicitors from 2010 to April 2013. He was the Group Legal Advisor to Winson Oil of Companies from Hong Kong. He is the Partner of Messrs David Lai & Tan, Advocates & Solicitors from 2010 to 2013.

Currently, he is the Independent Non-Executive Director of Earnest Investments Holdings Limited and Protasco Berhad. 

Phang Kwai Sang - Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Phang Kwai Sang was appointed to the Board of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 16 June 2015. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company He holds a Civil Engineering degree from University of Alberta, post graduate diplomas in Certified Accounting and Finance and Arbitration, and an MBA from University of Hull, United Kingdom (UK). He is a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, a member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia and a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).

Mr. Phang began his professional duties as an executive engineer with the Water Works Department (HQ), Jabatan Kerja Raya and as designer and resident engineer for engineering consulting firms. He has more than 30 years of experience in various fields in engineering consultancy, construction, management, plant operations and investments. He presently sits on the board of directors of various companies, among which including Cerah Sama Sdn Bhd, and Edaran SWM Sdn Bhd which are involved in, inter-alia toll highway operation, management of solid waste collection and public cleansing works, construction and investment.

Ng Seng Bee - Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ng Seng Bee was appointed to the Board of Central Industrial Corporation Berhad on 3 September 2015. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

He started his accountancy career in the United Kingdom and was trained with Deloitte Haskins & Sells. He subsequently assumed senior managerial position with other international accounting firms in Malaysia which were involved in the audit of financial institutions, multi-national companies, properties developers, etc.

He is the former Director/ Head of Dealing of P M Securities Sdn. Bhd., a participating organization of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and member of the MUI Group. He previously served as the Executive Director Operations of Sarawak Securities Sdn. Bhd. and sat on the board of several related companies engaged in the business of trading in options and futures, fund management and mezzanine financing.

He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of CAB Cakaran Corporation Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.


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