Dato’ Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera was appointed as the Executive Chairman of our Company on 31 March 2020, and as the Chairman of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee of our Company on 12 June 2020.
He obtained an intermediate certificate for Mechanical Fitter/General Mechanic in 1980 from Institut Kemahiran Majlis Amanah Rakyat and was certified by the National Industrial Trade Training Board in 1980. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of the East, Philippines in 1994. He was conferred with a Master in Mechanical Engineering from Universitas Pancasila, Indonesia in 2007. In 2020, he was conferred the title of Honorary Doctorate by Geomatika University College for his contribution and lifelong service to technology. In 2020, he was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Sarawak. He was featured by Majlis Amanah Rakyat as a technical and vocational education and training icon. He was made a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Malaysia (“CILTM”) and is the Honorary Advisor to the International Business Forum of CILTM and CILTM Sarawak Chapter.
Dato’ Awang Daud has over 40 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering. In 1980, he joined Ballast Nedam International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. as a Mechanical Workshop Supervisor. Later he joined Daelim Ltd. as Heavy Equipment Millwright during the construction of Malaysia's first Liquefied Natural Gas Plant in Bintulu. Subsequently in 1983, he joined Malaysia LNG Sdn. Bhd. and was eventually promoted to Supervisor. He was part of the pioneer group which set up the mechanical workshop for the first product of liquified natural gas and maintenance of Malaysia LNG Sdn. Bhd. Dato' Awang Daud was the co-founder of Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. and was appointed as a Managing Director of Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. in 1993. He was later re-designated as Deputy Managing Director in 2016. Currently he is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director, a member of Investment Committee of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad.
Choy Sen @ Chin Kim Sang is the founder of our Company. He has been re-designated from Executive Chairman to Executive Director on 31 March 2020. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of our Company since 12 June 2020.
He received his Masters in Business Administration from the Southern Pacific University, United States in 2004. He is also an Associate of the Institute of Quarrying Malaysia and a registered Shot-Firer with the Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia and Polis Diraja Malaysia. He is a Deputy President of Green Purchasing Network Malaysia.
He has over 40 years of experience in the quarrying and civil engineering industries. In 1984, he founded K.S. Chin Construction Sdn Bhd (now known as K.S. Chin Minerals Sdn Bhd) and was involved in quarrying and civil engineering works (i.e. drilling and blasting works). In 1989, he incorporated Minetech Construction to provide specialised drilling and blasting, loading and haulage services focusing on rock excavation and infrastructure development projects. He had also established several other subsidiaries focusing on industrial machinery, sales and marketing of aggregates and asphalt premix.
Chin Leong Choy, was appointed as an Executive Director on 21 January 2010 and was re-designated as a Group Executive Director on 6 March 2013. He was re-designated as Executive Director of our Company and appointed as a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee on 12 June 2020.
He received his Master in Business Administration (General Management) from Stichting Euregio University College, Belgium and Master in Business Administration (Property Management) from Tbilisi Teaching University Gorgasali, Georgia.
Chin Leong Choy has over 18 years of experience in the quarrying and civil engineering industries. He joined Minetech Construction in 2003 where he was responsible for control blasting and infrastructure work. He was then transferred to Minetech Quarries Sdn Bhd in a sales capacity in 2005. In 2006, he joined K.S. Chin Minerals Sdn Bhd with the responsibility of planning and development of our Company. Subsequently, he became the Personal Assistant to a former Executive Chairman of our Company from 2007 to 2009.
Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 3 April 2020. He was re-designated as Executive Director and appointed as a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee of our Company since 12 June 2020.
He received a Master in Industrial Engineering Technology from University Malaysia, Pahang. He is also a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) International, United Kingdom.
Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak began his corporate career in the oil and gas industry with Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. in 2004 as an Assistant Project Manager. During his tenure with the Serba Dinamik's Group, he played an instrumental role in the successful completion of more than 40 maintenance, repair and overhaul projects which contributed significantly to Serba Dinamik's growth. Subsequently, in 2014, he started his own oil and gas MRO company, Trillion Axis Sdn. Bhd. to capture a slice of the MRO market in East Malaysia. In 2017, through the ADAP 40rty Group, he ventured into businesses ranging from realty, retailing, hospitality, tourism and travel, food and beverage, agriculture, deep sea fishery, ship management to advanced cooling systems and non-explosive rock breaking technology.
He then co-founded ADAP Capital Sdn. Bhd. in 2019, an investment and private equity company. Since its incorporation, ADAP Capital Sdn. Bhd. has acquired significant stakes in several listed companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In 2020, he founded ADAP Kenyalang Holdings Sdn. Bhd., a Bintulu based investment holding and venture partner vehicle to enhance the hornbill state presence in the essential services sectors in Malaysia. Since the incorporation of ADAP Kenyalang Holdings Sdn. Bhd., the company is actively embarked into negotiation to purchase several tier-1 companies which involve in oil and gas and engineering and telecommunication industry.
With over 15 years of experience in corporate world and as an entrepreneur, Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak is an Executive Director of 10 companies, Managing Director of 3 companies, Executive Chairman of a Tier-1 oil and gas company and member of the Board of several companies.
Azlan Shah, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 3 April 2020. On 21 April 2020, he was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and was subsequently re-designated as the Executive Director of our Company on 12 June 2020. He is also a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee of our Company.
He obtained his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honors) from University of Malaya in 2006.
Azlan Shah has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, fabrication and construction work for the oil and gas industry. Azlan Shah builds his fortunate 15 years of experience coequally through professional employments and business ventures. Began in 2006, he served short stint of 7 years of employment with Tanjong Offshore Group which has sharpened his skill in oil and gas engineering sector particularly in maintenance, repair and operations of oil and gas workshop. During his tenure with Tanjong Offshore Group, he assisted the Company to serve several large oil and gas players like gigantic Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies such as Petronas and Shell, particularly in region of East Malaysia. In 2013, he embarked into business venture as founder and main shareholder of Empada Sdn Bhd to provide maintenance, fabrication and construction in oil and gas industry. Through his well blend of conservative cum progressive management skills, he registered the Company a sterling results at each year consistently and continually. To-date, Empada Sdn Bhd secured projects with total project value of more than RM200 million and employs over 100 employees.
In 2018, he assisted Highpoint Engineering Sdn Bhd to set-up their business strategies framework and provided business advisory to G Two Tech Engineering Sdn Bhd, both involved in the maintenance, fabrication, construction and electrical and instrument respectively. In 2019, he is invited to join ADAP Capital Sdn Bhd, an investment holding and private equity company as Managing Director of Special Project and Business Development and was mainly involved in corporate development.
Ahmad Rahizal was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 28 October 2016. He was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 February 2021 and subsequently re-designated to Executive Director on 7 May 2021. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of the Company since 12 June 2020.
He graduated from Sunway College in 2006 with a Degree in Business Information Technology.
Ahmad Rahizal has over 13 years of experience in corporate and business ventures. He began his career as a Director in Noble Signet Sdn Bhd in 2008, an IT developer catering for the banking industry. From 2009 – 2012, he was appointed as Chairman of UQ Holiday Sdn Bhd which chartered flights for pilgrims to perform the Umrah. In 2012, he joined Auto MasterCop Sdn Bhd [now known as Uniqa (M) Sdn Bhd] as Chief Executive Officer. Uniqa (M) Sdn Bhd provides electronic payment systems as an alternative delivery channel for banks and other financial institutions.
He is also involved in coconut plantation, sand quarry, waste-management and edible oil business. He serves as Executive Director of Acoustech Bhd and sits on the board of Aliran Utara Sdn Bhd (subsidiary of Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad which is part of MMC Group).
Ahmad Ruslan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 21 February 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Ahmad Ruslan graduated from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom in year 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economic Studies (Accounting & Financial Analysis). After graduating, he was trained as a Chartered Accountant at a firm in London.
In year 1986, he joined Merchants Business Growth Consulting, a pan-European marketing consultancy in London as Group Financial Controller. He then joined corporate Finance Department of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad in year 1993 where he assisted to form Commerce Asset Ventures, the venture capital arm of CIMB Group. In year 2000, he joined Clear Channel Communications, Inc., the leading global media organisation listed on the New York Stock Exchange as ASEAN Regional Development Director/Managing Director of Malaysian operations and in year 2005, he joined Terengganu Incorporated, a strategic investment holding company of Terengganu, as Chief Executive Officer. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Marine & Offshore Sdn. Bhd. from year 2008 to year 2018. Ahmad Ruslan was the founder and principal of Connoisseur Consult Sdn. Bhd.
Ahmad Ruslan also sits on the board of KTG Berhad (formerly known as DWL Resources Berhad) as an Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee.
Datin Feridah was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2020. She is also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
She graduated from University Technology Mara in 1998 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons). She held the professional qualification in Accountancy from Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant. She is also the Associate Member of the Certified Public Accountant Australia.
Datin Feridah began her career in 1998 and she has over 20 years of experience in accountancy and corporate finance. She started her career as an assistant accountant at a small-scale company and later she joined the Audit and Advisory firm, Ernst & Young and became the Senior Associate within 5 years’ time. Subsequently, she was attached to the Malaysia Airlines Systems Berhad for over 10 years, which includes 3 years overseas experience as Regional Accounting Manager for Australia and New Zealand. With her extensive experience and knowledge in accountancy, she was then appointed as the General Manager of Finance and Procurement in Sapura Aero Sdn Bhd in year 2016. Currently, she is running her own financial consultancy and advisory business, Future Wise Consulting Services.
Siti Aishah was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2020. She is also the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
She graduated from University of Malaya with a Degree in LLB (Hons) in Law.
Siti Aishah, started her career in Legal Advisory Division of Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia. Subsequently, she became the Senior Manager of legal division in the state government office, the Bintulu Development Authority (“BDA”). She accumulated more than 20 years of experience in organising various activities and events as she was appointed as a committee member/ advisor for the events held by BDA. She was also involved in drafting and assessing the examination paper for the subject of legislation in State Sarawak in “Penilaian Tahap Kecekapan”. Her service, loyalty, efforts and contributions to the BDA was greatly acknowledged and she was awarded by the State Minister in year 2010 and Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di Pertua Negeri Sarawak in year 2011.
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