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Teo Ah Bah @ Teo Chuang Kwee

Male, aged 70, Malaysian, is one of the founders of Dominant Group. Appointed as the Executive Chairman to the Group on 17 December 1993, he has then redesignated to his current position with effect from 12 November 2004. He graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry in 1974. Upon graduation, he joined his family company, Ayer Hitam Sawmill Co. Sdn. Bhd., which was involving in timber logging and sawmill for both export and domestic markets. He, together with his brothers had successfully set up many other businesses including property development, trading and manufacturing. He is now the executive director of Gromutual Bhd.




 
Cha Aku Wai @ Sia Ah Kow

Male, aged 67, Malaysian, is one of the founders of the Dominant Group and was appointed as the Managing Director of Dominant on 17 December 1993 and redesignated as Executive Director on 1 September 2018. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting from Nanyang University Singapore in 1974. He was admitted as a registered accountant of the Singapore Society of Accountants in 1978. He started a trading and distribution of wood-based products company in Singapore, namely Akati Pte Ltd, which was eventually restructured to AIPL. The trading business grew rapidly and this prompted him to set up ISB and CTSB to capture the market of Malaysia. With his entrepreneurship and long-term strategic view, he successfully established the manufacturing operations of Dominant through the incorporation of PWSB in 1994. He is the main driving force behind the Dominant Group and is actively involved in its overall operations and corporate planning.



 
Owee Geok Choon

Male, aged 47, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 18 April 2003. He was appointed as Deputy Managing Director on 1 January 2010 and was redesignated as Deputy Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer on 25 February 2015. On 1 September 2018, he was promoted to Managing Director. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting from Monash University, Australia in 1993.  He started his career with AIPL as an Export Marketing Executive. With his dedication and ability, he was later offered the position of General Manager in CTSB in 1996. Apart from overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Group, he is also responsible for the business development and implementation of marketing strategies for DEB.



 
Chai Soon Too

Male, aged 57, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 18 April 2003. He is the co-founder of JSB and was instrumental in setting up ISB’s offices in Butterworth and Kota Bahru.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan in 1985. In 1993, he joined ISB as Director.  He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of ISB and is also in charged of the business development and establishment of new distribution networks of ISB and JSB. He was appointed as the director of EISB and KGISB in financial year 2005. 




Teo Yu Chin

Male, aged 37, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 1 October 2013.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, USA in 2002. He started his career with United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad as Commercial and Corporate Banker in 2003. In 2007, he joined Vermi Industries Sdn. Bhd. as General Manager. He joined Dominant on 1 January 2013 and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of AIPL and FWTCL.



 
Johnson Kandasamy A/L David Nagappan

Male, aged 57, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 1 November 2004. He started his career in accountancy in 1981 as an audit trainee with a local accounting firm. Prior to establishing his own accounting firm, JK David & Co. in 2002, he served in various capacities in two other local accounting firms. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, an approved tax agent and a Chartered Tax Practitioner registered with the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and also a Certified Financial Planner.



 
Noor Hazelin Binti Hashim

Female, aged 46, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 28 February 2017. She graduated with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from International Islamic University of Malaysia in 1995 and was admitted in Malaysian Bar in 1996. She is the founder and managing partner of Hazelin & Associates since 1997.





Han Hing Siew


Male, aged 60, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Dominant on 1 June 2018. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting from the University of Otago New Zealand in 1981. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1992. He is a Certified Financial Planner registered with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia since 2003.

He joined AmInvestment Bank Berhad (formerly Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad) in 1991 and retired in 2016. He has served as Head of Investment Banking for the Southern Region which encompassed Corporate Advisory services (for Corporate Finance & Debt Capital Market), Corporate Loans, Treasury Solutions and Stockbroking services. Prior to joining AmInvestment Bank Berhad, he was with Hong Leong Finance Berhad.


 
Waldersee Chan Chung Ching

Male, aged 42, Malaysian, was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Dominant on 1 April 2011. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from University College London, UK in 1999 and was subsequently called to the UK, Malaysian and Singapore Bars.