Corporate Information

Stock Name CORAZA
Stock Code 0240
Sector Industrial Products and Services (Industrial Engineering)
Registered Office 48, Jalan Chow Thye, 10050 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang
Business Address Lot 2777, Lorong Industri 5, Kawasan Industri Bukit Panchor, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang
Website https://www.corazaintech.com

Directors’ Profile

Ng Fook San, is our Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 3 May 2021. He is responsible for overseeing the activities of our Board and the engineering activities of our Group.

In June 1976, he graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours) from the University of Malaya. He is an industry veteran in the global semiconductor industry with more than 40 years of combined working experience in the field of engineering, manufacturing, sales, quality operations, and general management.

In 1976, he began his career in GEC (Radio and Television) Malaysia Sdn Bhd as an Engineer in quality and instrumentation engineering. He left the company in 1979.

He then joined Litronix Malaysia Sdn Bhd (now known as OSRAM Opto Semiconductors (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd) as a Quality Engineer in 1979. During his time with the company, he was involved in various departments such as manufacturing, engineering, quality, and sales and he held multiple positions including Production Manager and Engineering Manager. He left the company in 1997 as a Quality Manager.

In 1997, he joined Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore as the Vice President of Marketing. Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd is the Singaporean branch of Infineon Technologies AG, a renowned semiconductor company headquartered in Germany, and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. As the Vice President of Marketing, he was responsible for developing new markets and marketing for the Asia Pacific region. In 1998, he became the Vice President of Sales and was involved in the expansion of the Infineon group in the Asian region.

He left the company in 2002 and in the same year, he joined OSRAM Opto Semiconductors (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He was responsible for setting up the sales and marketing functions for Asia. He left the company in 2005.

In 2005, he re-joined Infineon Technologies AG and was appointed as the President and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd where he continued to spearhead the company’s business expansion in the Asia Pacific region. In October 2005, he became the Group Vice President and General Manager of the Communication business group of Infineon Technologies AG where he was involved in overseeing the integrated semiconductors for communications business segment. He remained with the company until his retirement in 2007.

He was then appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Achieva Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2007 where he was involved in overseeing the operations of the company and liaising with the board of directors on the direction of the company’s growth. He announced his retirement and left the company in 2010.

In 2012, he was appointed as a director of Dialight Penang Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Dialight PLC, a company listed on London Stock Exchange. He resigned as a director of the company in 2016.

He was appointed to the board of Coraza Systems in 2012 and was key to driving the company’s growth in sheet metal fabrication and precision machining.

He was appointed to the board of Armour Holdings in 2015.

He was Independent Director of Renaissance United Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange from 2018 to 2020. He was also an Independent Director for various companies within the Renaissance United Limited group during that time.

Lim Teik Hoe, is our Managing Director. He is the spouse of Liew Sow Ying, our Promoter and substantial shareholder. He was appointed to our Board on 30 November 2020. He is a member of our Risk Management Committee. He is responsible for implementing the Group’s business strategy and managing our overall operations and resources. He also oversees the sales and marketing department of the Group.

In 1982, he obtained a Diploma in Radiography from the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He was also a former member of the College of Radiographers, UK and Malaysian Society of Radiographers.

In 1982, he started his career in Penang General Hospital as a Radiographer responsible for producing x-rays, magnetic imaging resonance scans and other medical images to assist clinical radiologists and other doctors in diagnosing, monitoring and treating a patient’s injury or illness. He left Penang General Hospital in 1991.

In 1991, he joined D’nonce (M) Sdn Bhd as an executive director and was responsible for business development, sales and marketing. He was then appointed as an executive director of D’nonce Technology Berhad in 2000. In 2014, he announced his retirement and relinquished his position from the company.

He subsequently joined Coraza Systems in 2014 as the Chief Executive Officer where he was responsible for overseeing the overall operations of the company and driving the company’s growth.

Paul Heng Weng Seng, is our Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 3 May 2021.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Trinity University, Texas, USA in 1984. He obtained a Master of Business Administration in 1987 from Ohio University, Ohio, USA. He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Business Management from the University of Cambodia, Phnom Penh in 2006.

He began his career in 1988 with Centon Electronics, Inc as a Procurement Manager and was responsible for procuring materials for the Company. He left in 1990 to join Advanced Micro Devices, Inc as a Product Marketing Manager where he was responsible for driving the growth of the programmable logic solutions department. He left the company in 1991.

In 1991, he founded Unigen Corporation, a company involved in the design, testing, and manufacturing of memory storage, in the Silicon Valley. He is currently its Chief Executive Officer, a role he has held since the company’s inception. He is responsible for overseeing the operations of the company. Since its incorporation, the company has grown and has begun to provide electromechanical services.

In 2016, he co-founded iMedrix Incorporated in the USA and became the Chairman of its board, a position which he currently still holds. The company is involved in digital healthcare and it is focused on using artificial intelligence, cloud technology, and machine learning for faster and more accurate diagnoses of cardiac healthcare. His responsibilities in the company include overseeing the strategic vision of the company and leading it towards the digital health era.

Rusmin Alwani Binti Shukery, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 3 May 2021. She is the Chairwoman of our Nominating and Remuneration Committee. She is also a member of our Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from University of Malaya in 1997. She undertook her pupillage with Ghazi & Lim and was called to the Malaysian Bar on 1998. She is experienced in performing both general and civil litigation in multiple fields ranging from banking and finance law to contract law and company law.

She began her career at Shahrizat & Tan in April 1998 as a Legal Assistant where she was mainly involved in corporate and insolvency law, contract and commercial law, as well as general and civil litigation specialising in banking and finance litigation. In 2003, Shahrizat & Tan underwent a merger with Rashid & Lee and the resulting firm changed its name to Shahrizat Rashid & Lee. She was promoted to a Senior Associate in 2003 and was involved in heading the corporate banking and mortgage division of the firm. She left the firm in 2005.

In 2005, she became a Senior Partner at Rusmin Ida & Taryna. As a Senior Partner, she was involved in amongst others general and civil litigation including claims relating to fraud and asset recovery; company law; contract law including joint venture disputes and building contract disputes; as well as providing corporate advice.

Dato’ Seri Haji Abdul Rafique Bin Abdul Karim, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 22 November 2021. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit as well as Nominating and Remuneration Committees.

He completed his Higher School Certificate in 1974 from Penang Free School.

Upon leaving school in 1974, he joined his family textile business under F.A Karim Cloth House as Assistant Manager being responsible for sales and marketing. In 1980, whilst continuing his role in the family textile business, he ventured into Syarikat Manora Sdn. Bhd. with other partners to expand into the business of construction and property development. At the time, he was a director and shareholder of the company holding 25% equity interest. Over time, his role centred on the development and growth of Syarikat Manora Sdn Bhd, which has completed several housing and commercial projects in Penang.

In 1986, he established Al Rokiah Karim Holdings Sdn. Bhd. which is an investment holdings company to expand his family interests in retailing and wholesaling of textiles, as well as property investment. Through the years, he has led this family firm to invest in several properties and expanded the family textile business.

In addition to his and his family’s businesses, which he is actively involved to this day, he also undertook the following additional roles:

On 6 March 2000, he was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of Unimech Group Berhad in its journey to listing on the then Second Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which was completed on 27 June 2000;

In 1995, he was appointed as a director of Labursama Sdn. Bhd., which is involved in the provision of harbour tug boats services to Penang Port;

In 2002, he was appointed as Managing Director of Airtropolis Sdn. Bhd., a Class A Contractor, where he has overseen the completion of several projects; and

In 2005, he was appointed as a director of Cyberguard Systems Sdn. Bhd, which is a supplier and systems installer for surveillance cameras and security systems.

Phoon Yee Min, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was first appointed to the Board on 27 May 2022. She is the Chairwoman of our Audit Committee. She is also a member of our Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting from Universiti Sains Malaysia. She has then subsequently qualified herself by being a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) , Malaysia Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) , Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”) as well as a Certified Internal Auditor (“CIA”).

She had 11 years of working experience in leading Audit and Advisory engagements to external clients of KPMG. She is familiar with financial reporting standards and experienced in providing internal audit, risk management and process improvement engagements to clients in various industries.

In addition to that, she had 3 years of experience as the cost controller of a Business Unit in an American multinational computer technology company and 3 years of experience as the in-house Chief Internal Auditor for a Malaysian public listed company.

She is currently a partner of MCM International Consultancy PLT, a consulting firm that provide outsourced enterprise risk management services, due diligence services, business proposals, policies and procedures establishment, corporate governance and compliance services.

On 21 February 2022, she was appointed as an Independent Director of Mi Technovation Berhad. Subsequently on 30 May 2022, she was also appointed as an Independent Director of GUH Holdings Berhad, of which both companies are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad.