BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Datuk Ng Peng Hong @ Ng Peng Hay | Malaysian | aged 68
Independent Non-Executive CHAIRMAN
Datuk Ng Peng Hong @ Ng Peng Hay was appointed to our Board on 16 August 2018 as our Independent Non-Executive Chairman.
Upon completion of his secondary education in 1969, he was involved in the running of his family business. He was the State Assemblyman for Tengkera Constituency of Barisan Nasional between 1982 and 1986. He then served as a Senator in the Malaysian Parliament from 1987 to 1993.
He has been appointed as the Investment Co-ordinator by the Melaka State Development Corporation to handle direct investments in the State of Melaka since 1988. Together with his teams of officials and his public relations, he has helped in attracting numerous Taiwanese, Singaporean and Chinese investors into the State of Melaka. In recognition of his efforts and dedication, he was conferred the Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka by His Excellency, the Governor of Melaka in 1992. In 1998, Taipei Investors’ Association in Malaysia appointed him as an Honorary Adviser and the Taiwanese Government awarded him the Economics Medal on 17 July 1999.
He is a director of Wellcall Holdings Berhad, Wellcall Hose (M) Sdn. Bhd., Sinmah Capital Berhad, iCapital.Biz Berhad and Bonia Corporation Berhad.
Dato’ Sri Chiang Fong Yee | Malaysian | aged 43
Dato’ Sri Chiang Fong Yee was appointed to our Board on 23 November 2009 and was subsequently appointed as our Managing Director on 16 August 2018. He also sits on the Board of Directors of our subsidiaries.
He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Statistics from Middlesex University, United Kingdom in 2001.
His involvement in the fashion industry spans roles from hands-on support to senior executive positions in the Bonia Group. Prior to his appointment as the Alternate Director to Mr Chiang Sang Sem in Bonia in 2004, he was a Marketing Executive and later an Assistant Business Development Manager of CB Marketing Sdn. Bhd. from 2000 to 2004 primarily responsible for marketing functions of the Bonia Group.
He currently spearheads our Group’s business direction and overall strategies and policies to drive the growth and innovation of Carlo Rino and CR2 products. He plays an integral role in developing our Group’s business strategy with the rest of the management team and focuses on our Group’s expansion and growth, market entry, sustainability, profitability and operational efficiency.
He also sits on the Board of Bonia Corporation Berhad as Non-Independent Non Executive Director.
Ong Boon Huat | Malaysian | aged 51
Mr Ong Boon Huat was appointed as our Executive Director on 16 August 2018 and is currently overseeing all accounting, finance and treasury functions of our Group.
He is an Associate member of the Association of International Accountants, United Kingdom since 1997 and was admitted as a Fellow Member in 2016. He is also a Certified Member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia since 2003.
He started his career in 1990 as a Clerk cum Teller with Development & Commercial Bank Berhad. He resigned and joined Tanjong PLC in 1992 as Accounts Assistant and was later promoted to Accounts Supervisor where he was responsible for keeping full set of accounts, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting for the Tanjong PLC group of companies until 1995. In 1995, he joined Bonia as Corporate Finance Executive assisting the compliance aspect of the newly listed Bonia Group on Bursa Securities until 1998.
In 1999, he was with Airtime Management & Programming Sdn Bhd as the Finance & Administrative Executive where he was responsible for the day to day office administration of terrestrial radio division.
Subsequently, he re-joined Bonia in 2000 as Accounting Manager where he was responsible for Bonia Group’s consolidation and management reporting and was promoted to Senior Corporate Finance Manager where he managed Bonia Group’s Finance Department and was also involved in Bonia Group’s corporate finance and planning functions.