Wong Tze Leng was appointed Executive Chairman of the Company and the Group on 10 August 2010. Tze Leng previously served as Group Chief Executive Officer, a position he held from 22 December 2002 until his appointment as Executive Chairman. Tze Leng was last re-elected to the Board on 28 April 2016 and has over 20 years’ experience in the information technology industry, with specific expertise in the telecommunications sector. He started his career in 1988 as an Engineer in the Singapore Institute of Standards & Industrial Research’s design and development centre. He gained specialised expertise in computer telephony technology when he joined Federal Computer Services Pte Ltd in 1990 as a Software Engineer and later progressed to the position of Software Manager.
In 1993, he joined Dialogic as an Applications Engineer and was later promoted to the position of Business Development Director for the Asia Pacific region. During his career with Dialogic, he established a close rapport and working relationship with numerous IT companies and telcos in the Asia Pacific region. In 1998, he left Dialogic and founded the Group. Tze Leng graduated from Monash University, Victoria, Australia, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science in 1985 and subsequently obtained a Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 1987 from the same university.
Anton Syazi Ahmad Sebi was re-designated as Executive Director of the Company and the Group on 1 September 2017. Anton served as Group Chief Executive Officer from 10 August 2010 to the date of his re-designation and was Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer from December 2005 to 9 August 2010. He was first appointed to the Board on 22 June 2006 and was last re-elected on 28 April 2016.
Anton was appointed Executive Deputy Chairman of Advance Synergy Berhad, the Group’s ultimate holding company and a main board listed company on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 1 September 2017.
Prior to joining Advance Synergy Berhad in June 2001, Anton was with the South East Asia Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse First Boston.
Anton graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He has a Master of Arts in Finance and holds an Investment Management Certificate awarded by the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Phuah Peng Hock was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2003 and was last re-elected on 26 April 2017. He was subsequently appointed by the Board as the Lead Independent Director on 26 February 2014. Peng Hock is the founder and Managing Director of Aviha Consulting Pte Ltd, a boutique management consultancy company focusing in business planning and process upgrading with Information Technology.
Peng Hock started out as a Design Engineer before switching to the business development field. In 1990, he joined Dynacast (S) Pte Ltd, a British-based die-casting company involved in regional marketing work. He then moved on to Ugimagnetic (S) Pte Ltd, a European-based manufacturer of magnet assembly for disk drives, as Marketing Manager in 1992. In 1994, he joined a company set up by the Economic Development Board of Singapore as a Senior Consultant, where he was involved in various areas of management consultancy.
Peng Hock holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hon) degree from the University of Strathclyde, UK, Graduate Diplomas in Marketing Management (Marketing Institute of Singapore) and Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK), as well as a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia in 1994.
(Paul) Chuah Seong Phaik was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2003 and was last re-elected on 29 April 2015. Paul has extensive experience in audit, finance and management including eight years as the Finance Director of a main board listed company on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is the founder and Chairman of Messrs PCCO PLT Chartered Accountants.
Paul is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Certified Public Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Accountants and an Associate Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Malaysia.
Lee Su Nie has been a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 18 December 2003 and was last re-elected on 26 April 2017. Su Nie was a Non-Executive Chairman of the Company from 22 June 2006 to 10 August 2010. She is also the Non-Independent Director and Group Managing Director of Advance Synergy Berhad and sits on the Board of various subsidiaries and associated companies of Advance Synergy Berhad.
Su Nie holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and a Master of Science (Business Administration) from the University of Bath, United Kingdom. She is also a Fellow Member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.
In 1985, Su Nie joined Kassim Chan Management Consultants Sdn Bhd where she provided management consultancy services. Su Nie joined the Corporate Finance Department of Rakyat Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1989. In 1991, she left Rakyat Merchant Bankers Berhad to join Perdana Merchant Bankers Berhad. Su Nie subsequently left her position as First Vice President, Corporate Finance of the Bank to join Advance Synergy Berhad in 1995.