BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DATO' SRI WAN AHMAD NAJMUDDIN BIN MOHD
Malaysian, 65 years old
Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato Sri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Bin Mohd has served in the police force for more than 40 years and in March 2019, he retired as the Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM).
Prior to this, he was the Chief of Police for the state of Johor. He has also the privilege to serve as the Special Officer to the Minister of Home Affairs and Aide De Camp (ADC) to his Royal Highness Yang Di-Pertuan Agong.
He holds a Degree in Law from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) followed by a Master of Science (Police Studies) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He is currently the Managing Partner at Messrs. Wan & Ting and serves as an Advocates and Solicitors of High Court of Malaya.
Yong Ket Inn
Malaysian, 66 years old
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Yong Ket Inn is an Independent Non-Executive Director of NetX appointed on 9 June 2015. On 26 January 2021, he was redesignated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Yong holds an honours in Bachelor of Science, in Management and Administrative Studies from the University of Aston in Birmingham.
Mr Yong is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Malaysian Institute of Taxation. He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1987 and has over 25 years of working experience in the field of accounting, auditing and taxation. He started his career at a Chartered Accountants firm in England. During his career, he held the position of Head of Finance in various offshore engineering and shipbuilding companies, integrated steel mill and IT companies.
Mr Yong does not hold any shares in NetX. He is the member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and also a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of XOX Technology Berhad. He does not have any family relationship with any Director or Major Shareholder of the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences and has no conflict of interest with NetX.
Ong Siew Min
Malaysian, 57 years old
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Ong Siew Min (“Ms Ong”) was appointed to the Board on 25 February 2022 as an Independent Non-Executive Director of NetX. She is a fellowship member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and a registered accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Ms Ong has more than 25 years of extensive experience ranging from the professional field of auditing, tax and consulting services for large corporations; moving on to the entertainment world of movies and television production, also TV and theatrical commercials.
She has valuable experience in activities such as mergers & acquisition, receivership and due diligence assessment of new business opportunities and corporate restructuring while serving her term in the professional field.
When she was the Chief Financial Officer of the Vision Entertainment Group, she has significantly contributed to the group’s overall performance in attaining its goals and objectives especially in its continuous effort for expansion and listing effort. Work collaboratively with all levels of management team of the group to achieve common goals, while maintaining responsibilities and commitments to the shareholders and business affiliates/partners in Malaysia and across the Asia region. She is currently taking on the role as consultant on a freelance basis.
Ms Ong does not hold any shares in NetX. She is the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee of the Company. She does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company. She does not have any family relationship with any Director or Major Shareholder of the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences and has no conflict of interest with NetX.
Tan Sik Eek
Malaysian, 46 years old
Tan Sik Eek is an Executive Director of NetX appointed on 21 April 2015. He majored in Economics and Political Science at the University of Sydney, Australia.
He brings with him more than a decade of experience ranging from corporate finance advisory to private equity investments. He was previously a Partner in a private equity firm focused on investing in companies seeking growth funding and pre-IPO capital. Prior to that, he was specializing in securing funding from a series of established North America global opportunity funds, for companies listed on the regional capital markets.
He holds 40,000,000 shares in NetX. He is also a Director of Fintec Global Berhad, Mlabs Systems Berhad, XOX Bhd and Symphony Life Berhad. He has no relationship with any other Directors or Major Shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than the traffic offence, if any.
Chen Chee Peng
Malaysian, 59 years old
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Chen Chee Peng (“Mr Chen”) was appointed to the Board on 1 March 2023 as an Independent Non-Executive Director of NetX. He holds Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Science from Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio, United States of America and Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University, Australia.
Mr Chen started his career as a Computer Aided Design Development Engineer in California, 1987. He had worked in the United States for four (4) years as a software engineer before came back to Malaysia. He specializes in communication infrastructure development in the telecommunication industry. Besides, he has a wide IT knowledge in Sun Solaris System, HP-U System, Tandem Fault Tolerant Systems, Window Systems, other programming languages.
Mr Chen was the Executive Director of DVM Technology Berhad (now known as Key Alliance Group Berhad) (“DVM”) and he was instrumental in DVM listing in the ACE Market in 2004. During his tenure, he was responsible for the business direction and strategies of the DVM Group. He led the management in business development and overseeing the day to day operation of the DVM Group. He left DVM Group in 2011 to venture into other opportunities.
He is an entrepreneur and currently the director of Neurogine Sdn Bhd, a company which focuses on mobile application solution provider and its customers amongst others are Warid Telcommunication in Pakistan and Vietnam Telecoms in Vietnam.
Mr Chen does not hold any shares in NetX. He is the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company. He is also a Director of Trive Property Group Berhad, Saudee Group Berhad, DGB Asia Berhad and XOX Technology Berhad. He does not have any family relationship with any Director or Major Shareholder of the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences and has no conflict of interest with NetX.