Board of Directors
Our strong, experienced executive leadership team is focused on executing G3 Global’s vision and driving shareholder returns.
Puan Chan Cheong – Chairman - Aged 49 – Malaysian
Puan Chan Cheong, 49, holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Double major in Management Information Systems & Finance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
He is the founder of Green Packet, a technology developer of 4G LTE and WiMAX software solutions and devices for global telecommunications companies. In August 2008, Green Packet established P1 (now known as Webe Digital Sdn Bhd), a 4G Telecommunications company (“Telco”) in Malaysia. P1 as at September 2014 attracted the investment of Malaysia’s leading broadband provider, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TM”) which subsequently became its holding company.
Mr. Puan who engineered the strategic collaboration to pave way for P1’s LTE transition went on to lead the P1 organization as its CEO until 2016 to fully capitalize on partnership synergies. He established the blueprint for P1’s future growth and led key strategic transformations in the Company. Thereafter, he transitioned to the Board of Webe Digital Sdn Bhd, and continues to help shape the company’s progress.
Previously, as Green Packet Group Managing Director for 14 years, he spearheaded the development of its two main business pillars of Solutions and Communications. Under his stewardship, Green Packet Solutions made its way to become the world’s third largest provider for WiMAX devices while proactively researching and developing next generation 4G LTE technologies. The green-field 4G Telco, P1, became Malaysia’s first and leading 4G wireless broadband service provider.
A visionary and astutely entrepreneurial, Mr. Puan co-founded and sits on the board of Green Packet and several subsidiaries. He steered Green Packet to its listing on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad’s MESDAQ Market on 25 May 2005, and subsequently the Main Market on 18 July 2007.
He has more than 20 years of diversified business experience with a strong success track-record in consulting, and the development and management of large-scale telecommunications, infrastructure and property projects internationally. His personal accolades include the coveted PIKOM Technopreneur of the Year award.
Goh Kok Beng - Executive Director - Aged 56 - Malaysian
Mr. Goh, aged 56, a Malaysian was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Company on 9 January 2009 with a vision to lead the Group to the greater heights. He received his secondary education at Chung Ling High School in Penang and subsequently continues his studies in Singapore. He was a founding member of Body Glove (M) Sdn Bhd. (BGM) and has more than 29 years of extensive and comprehensive experience and network in the apparel industry and markets both locally and internationally. He oversees the strategic business direction and overall operations of the group including policy setting and corporate planning. He is also one of the major shareholders and Executive Director of BGT Corporation PCL, a public listed company on the Stock Exchange of Thailand and sits on the Board of several private limited companies. With his expertise and resources, he brings with him a wealth of synergies and benefits to the Yen Global Berhad Group.
Yeoh Yeow Cheang - Executive Director - Aged 59 - Malaysian
Mr Yeoh, aged 59, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Executive Director of the company on 2 December 2003. He obtained a Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur in 1980, He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysia Institute of Accountants since 1985, He qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK in 1985 and subsequently became a Fellow in 1990, He gained audit experience with Kassim, Chan & Co, Penang from 1980 to 1984. He left to join Malaysia Aica Berhad in 1985 as Accounting/Finance Manager. Between 1998 to 2001, he was an Executive Director with Maica Laminates Sdn.Bhd. He joined the GA Blue Group in March 2002 as the Financial Controller and assumed the position of Executive Director of G.A Blue Corporation Sdn. Bhd. In July 2002.
Lim Boon Hong - Independent Non-Executive Director - Aged 47 - Malaysian
Mr Lim, aged 47, Malaysian, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 24th November 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Actuarial Science from University of Nesbraska – Lincoln, USA.
Mr Lim has more than 20 years of professional experience in the Finance, Information & Communication Technology and various other industries. He began his career in 1992 as a management trainee in the investment management arm of Am Investment Bank Berhad. Subsequently, he went on to serve as an insurance broker and thereafter, as research analyst, both under the Hong Leong Group. In 2006, he joined Green Packer Berhad, a developer and provider of Internet connectivity devices to telecommunications companies worldwide. Following that, he served as Executive Director with an ICT distribution and software solutions company and had, throughout his accomplished career participated in the set-up of businesses in various industries including manufacturing, property, international trade and e-commerce.
Saffie Bin Bakar - Independent Non-Executive Director - Aged 65 - Malaysian
Encik Saffie, aged 65, a Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 2 December 2003 and re-designated as Independent Non Executive Director on 8 December 2006.
He graduated from University of Malaya with a B.A (Honours) majoring in Geography in 1977 and subsequently received a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Admin. (D.P.A) from the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya in 1978. He received a M.B.A degree from the United States International University in San Diego, California, USA in 1988.
He is also an Associate Member of Certified System Investigator (CSI), World Headquarters, Singapore, Member of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG), Transparency International – Malaysia (T.I-M), Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF), and also a life member of a Malaysia Drug Prevention Association. He is currently a Central Committee Member of Malaysian Exporters Association (MEXPA), Co-Chairman of the Special Task Forces to Facilitate Business (PEMUDAH) for Perlis State and Chartered Audit Committee Director (CACD) of The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM).
He has more than 37 years of management expertise especially in the areas of project planning, business development, property development, human resources, management, project management, cross border investment, mining exploration, corporate advisory transactions including Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Reserve Takeovers (RTOs), Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and General Offer (GO).
He was attached to the Perlis State Government from May 1978 to August 1983, during which he served as Assistant State Secretary in Economic Planning. He joined Perlis State Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) in Sept. 1983 as business Development Manager until his optional retirement from Government Service in August 1994.
He is currently the Corporate Advisor to Shorubber (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., a member of Japanese Showa Group, an Original Brand Manufacturer (OBM) and exporter of industrial glove. He is a senior independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Member of MESB Berhad and AE Multi Holdings Berhad.
Oon Hock Chye - Executive Director - Aged 48 - Malaysian
Mr Oon, a Malaysian, aged 48, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 27 August 2012. He also served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the company. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and also a Certified Financial Planner. He has more than 20 years experience in taxation and business advisory and holds a tax agent license issued by the Ministry of Finance. He was awarded the title of “Ahli Mahkota Pahang”(AMP) by the Sultan of Pahang in conjunction with His Majesty’s 76th birthday.
He is the founder and Managing Director of Consulnet Tax Service Sdn. Bhd. a tax and business advisory firm established since 1996 with offices in Ipoh and Petaling Jaya, Prior to starting his own firm, he was attached to the tax division of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Yong Kim Fui - Independent Non-Executive Director - Aged 44 – Malaysian
Mr Yong, male, aged 44, graduated in 1994 from the University of Southern Queensland and is a registered member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) in Australia.
After graduation, he started his career in accounting practice with Coopers & Lybrand as auditor specializing in the financial and manufacturing sectors. During his tenure, he was exposed to transactions involving corporate restructuring, bonds and other debts issuance, IOPs, tax and also participated in audit investigations.
Having garnered enough experience and expertise, he subsequently founded a group of companies rendering accounting, tax and auditing services targeting mainly SMEs to assist and support their growth, He currently still serves as Principal and Director of this group.
In total he has accumulated close to 20 years of experience in accounting, tax and auditing industries covering both SMEs and listed companies in various industries, and he has also been involved in special assignments such as corporate restructurings, IPOs equity and debt raising.
Tan Kay Yen – Non-Independent Non-Executive Director - Aged 45 – Malaysian
Mr Tan, male, aged 45, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the company on 23 September 2016, He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a double major in finance and Management Information System.
He started his career with the Arab Malaysian Group in the financial sector. He joined the IBI group of companies, a diverse IT firm in 1996 holding a range of senior leadership positions.
He was appointed to be Board of Directors of Green Packet Berhad as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 7 October 20114. Prior to this appointment, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer from 25 April 2013 until 31 October 2014.
Huang Heng-Li – Non-Independent Non-Executive Director - Aged 45 – Taiwanese
Mr Huang, male, aged 45, a Taiwanese, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 September 2016.
He graduated from the National Kaohsiung Institute of Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan with an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1994. Subsequently, he graduated from University of Baltimore, Maryland, USA in Master of Business Administration specializing in International Business (Sigma lota Epsilon).
Mr Huang has more than 18 years experience in senior positions in the information and Communicate Technology (ICT) and related industries. He started his career in the sales department of Saint Talent Co. Ltd in 1992. He later joined Rexon Industrial Corporation in Taichung, Taiwan in 1998 as its Account Manager. In 2000, he joined Gemtek Systems Europe BV based in Europeans its Sales Account Manager and later was promoted to Managing Director. In 2006, he was transferred back to its holding company, Gemtek Technology Co. Ltd, Hsinchu, Taiwan, a public listed company on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. He held various positions in the company including Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director of Emerging Markets Division and currently as the Senior Director, Business Development.
He was an adjunct instructor at the higher institutions of learning I Taiwan on various course on management and marketing from 1999 to 2007. He is also a prolific speaker at various international forums and conferences in Taiwan and the Asia Pacific region where he shared his expertise and knowledge on the wifi broadband and ICT industries.
Liew Kok Seong – Alternate Director to Mr Tan Kay Yen - Aged 49 – Malaysian
Mr Liew, male, aged 49, was appointed as an Alternate Director to Mr Tan Kay Yen on 23 September 2016. He obtained his Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) from University Malayan 1982 and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He started his career in 1992 with KPMG, an audit firm. Between 1997 and 2001, he joined a construction company for a brief period and subsequently joined an IT company as Senior Manager of Finance in 2001, he joined The Store Corporation Berhad as Assistant General Manager of Finance. He joined Green Packet Berhad in 2014. He possessed over 24 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, management accounting and reporting, business planning, treasury affairs and taxation. Throughout his career, he was served in the various listed companies and industries including IT, telecommunication, retail, property and construction and audit. He currently the CFO of Green Packet Berhad.