Datuk Ling Suk Kiong, aged 69 is the founder of Dayang Group of Companies. He established Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd in 1980. He was appointed Executive Deputy Chairman of Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd on 29 February 2008. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of the Group. He brings with him more than thirty (30) years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and is mainly responsible for the overall strategic business direction of the Group.
He is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director in Perdana Petroleum Berhad, a company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is also a director of S.K Ling & Sons Sdn Bhd, Jasa Oilfields Supply Sdn Bhd and Kunci Prima Sdn Bhd.
He was awarded the Sarawak State Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2009 in Kuching representing the Sarawak Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry category.
Datuk Ling was conferred the "Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award" for Outstanding and Exemplary Achievements in Entrepreneurship on 13 April 2014 at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014 held in Brunei Darusalam.
Datuk Ling was also conferred the award of Panglima Gemilang Bintang Kenyalang (P.G.B.K) which carries the title "DATUK" by Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud in conjunction with His Excellency's 78th Birthday on 13th September 2014.
Tengku Dato' Yusof Bin Tengku Ahmad Shahruddin, aged 52, was appointed Managing Director of Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd on 29 February 2008. He graduated in 1984 from the University of Toledo in the United States of America with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Civil Engineering.
Upon his graduation he joined Modal Bina Sdn Bhd as a Project Engineer. Subsequently in 1988, he took up the position as Sales Engineer with Mobil Oil Malaysia Sdn Bhd. In 1991, he established Hexamas Sdn Bhd.
He was appointed Director of Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd in 1993. He also holds directorship in Fortune Triumph Sdn Bhd and DESB Marine Services Sdn Bhd. He holds several directorships in other private limited companies in Malaysia, including Hexamas Sdn Bhd, Hexamas Oilfield Services Sdn Bhd, Sierra Mal Sdn Bhd and Kunci Prima Sdn Bhd.
Joe Ling Siew Loung @ Lin Shou Long, aged 42, was appointed Non-Independent Deputy Managing Director on 29 February 2008. He graduated from University of Western Australia in 1993 with a Bachelor Degree in Engineering. In 1999, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the same university.
He began his career in 1994 when he joined Sarawak Shell and Sabah Shell as a Trainee Engineer. In 1995, he joined POG. EP. Fochi Joint Venture as an Office Engineer. Subsequently in 1995, he joined Daiken Sarawak Sdn Bhd as a Production Engineer.
He joined Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd in 1997 as a Project Engineer. In 2004, he was appointed Assistant to the General Manager. In 2008, he was promoted to the role of Deputy Managing Director. He is currently responsible for overseeing and monitoring the management and operations of Dayang Group.
Jeanita Anak Gamang, aged 42, was appointed Non- Independent Executive Director of Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd on 05 January 2012. She obtained a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Mara Institute of Technology, Shah Alam in 1995.
Ms Jeanita began her career in 1997 as a Trainee Engineer in Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd. From 1999 onwards, she has held the position of Head of Administration responsible for all matters related to administrative and recruitment of office personnel. She was appointed as Director of Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd in 2006.
Wong Ping Eng, aged 42, was appointed as our Non- Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2013. She obtained a Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur. She is a Certified Accountant with Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Ms Wong has more than 15 years experience in the financial and accounting field. She started her career as Audit Assistant at KPMG, Kuching from September 1997 until December 2000. Then she moved to Naim Holdings Berhad as Accountant overall in charge of the Accounts Department in Miri until 2004. In July 2004 - 2008, she was appointed the Operations Manager for Naim's Bandar Baru Permyjaya project in Miri where she was responsible for managing the whole Miri Operations.
In July 2008, she was promoted as Vice President - Finance and Accounts to oversee the Group Finance and Accounts Division. She was subsequently promoted as Deputy Director- Finance & IT Division and in August 2012, she was promoted as Senior Director for Naim's Group Support Division comprising Finance & Accounts, Administration, Human Resourse and Information Technology.
Ms Wong was appointed as Executive Director of Naim Holdings Berhad on 29 November 2012 and on 9 January 2013, she was re-designated to Deputy Managing Director.
Gordon Kab @ Gudan Bin Kab, aged 59, was appointed as our Non-Independent Executive Director on 29 February 2008. He was re-designated as our Non- Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 December 2013. He graduated from Loughborough University of Technology, England United Kingdom, with a B.Sc (Hon.) degree in Civil Engineering.
He has over thirty (30) years of working experience in both Oil and Gas and the Construction industries. He gained extensive experience with Sarawak Shell Berhad for fifteen (15) years and Sime Darby Berhad's Oil and Gas Engineering Division, Esteem Century Sdn Bhd.
In mid May 2000, he was engaged by Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad as a Senior Project Manager (Central Procurement Unit) and then as Senior Project Manager for PPES Works (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd (Northern Region Operation). He then moved on to PPES Marine Resources Sdn Bhd as an Operations Manager in the Deep Sea Fishing Division in charge of vessels management and support.
He was engaged by Naim Group of Companies from 2006 to 2009. He was appointed as a Senior Head of Construction, in charge of the operation and execution of major infrastructure, engineering projects and building/ institutional complexes. He was later appointed as Vice President for the Oil & Gas Division.
Chia Chu Fatt, aged 60, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 February 2008. He is an accountant by profession and is the proprietor of Andy Chia & Co. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an Associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. He has over thirty (30) years of working experience in Chartered Accountants firms, of which approximately four (4) years were in a medium size firm in London.
He is a Board member of Sarawak Land Development Board. He was a Sarawak State Legislative Council Assemblyman from 2006 to April 2011 and was a Councillor of Miri Municipal Council from 1988 to 1999.
He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ta Ann Holdings Berhad.
Polit Bin Hamzah, aged 65, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 February 2008. He graduated with BSc (Hons) in Geology from University of Malaya in 1975. He worked for twenty (20) years (1975 - 1996) in the oil and gas exploration and production company (Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd) in various technical and management positions with the last position being the General Manager in-charge of the Sabah Operations.
From 1997 - 2001, he headed the Land Custody and Development Authority, a body responsible for planning and development of lands for large scale commercial agriculture (oil palm, sago) plantations and property development throughout the state of Sarawak through partnerships with listed and private companies.
In 2002 -2003, he took up the position as the General Manager of the Sarawak Economic Development Corporation. From 2003 till to date, he continues to be involved in the Boards of various government and private owned companies in Sarawak and at the Federal level. He was a member of the Board of Lembaga Pergalakan Pelancongan Malaysia (Tourism Malaysia) a body corporate under the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia. from 2003 - 2008.
He has been re-designated as Independent Non- Executive Director to Executive Director of Sarawak Plantation Berhad on 20 December 2012. He is also a director of KUB Sepadu Sdn Bhd.
Tuan Haji Abdul Aziz Bin Ishak, aged 63, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 February 2008. A Naval Architect by profession, Tuan Haji Abdul Aziz Bin Ishak completed his secondary education at the Malay College, Kuala Kangsar in 1970 and later obtained an Ordinary National Certificate in Nautical Science from the Riversdale College of Technology, Liverpool, United Kingdom in 1974 and a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1981. He later attended an Advanced Management Program at the Smeal Business School from the Pennsylvania State University in the United States of America.
He has over thirty (30) years of experience in the Oil and Gas and marine industry having started his careers as a Cadet and Deck Navigating Officer with Blue Funnel Line in Liverpool in 1971 and later joined Orient Lloyd (M) Sdn Bhd as Shipping Operations Executive in 1975. From 1981 to 1983, he was attached to Penang Port Commission as Naval Architect/Planning Engineer before joining PETRONAS, Marine Department in 1983 as Section Head. He was later promoted to Senior Manager, Technical Services of PETRONAS Tankers Sdn Bhd in 1990 and was posted to France and Japan before returning to Malaysia in 1996 as General Manager, Fleet Operations. In 1999, he was promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director until his retirement in 2007.
Concurrently between 1999-2001, he was also the Senior General Manager for Fleet Management Division and Senior General Manager, LNG Shipping Business Division of MISC Berhad.
Koh Ek Chong, aged 54, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 December 2013. He is an accountant by profession. Mr Koh joined Hii King Hiong & Co, in 1985 and is now one of the practicing partners. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and a certified member of the Financial Planner Association of Malaysia.
Mr Koh was a City Councilor of Miri City Council since 2004 till 2013. He was awarded "Ahli Bintang Sarawak" ABS by the Tuan Yang Terutama TYT of Sarawak State in 2008. Mr Koh is an Ahli Kehormat of Ikatan Relawan Rakyat Malaysia with honorary title of LT KOLONEL (Kehormat) RELA. He also serves as the executive committee (EXCO) member in various non-governmental (NGO) associations and is appointed a member of the Special Committee by the Public Services Commission of Malaysia in January 2014.
He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Shin Yang Shipping Corporation Berhad. and he is a member of the Board of Directors of Miri Port Authority.
Azlan Shah Bin Jaffril, aged 44, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 December 2013. He graduated in Accounting from University Institute Technology Mara.
Encik Azlan started his career as an Investment Analyst with Seraya Kinta Sdn Bhd from 1993 to 1995. He then joined Ayer Molek Berhad, a plantation based company from 1995 to 1997. He was the Chairman of Youth Chamber of Malaysia of the Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia from 2001 to 2003. He was also the Vice President of the Football Association of Selangor (FAS) from 2004 to 2006.
He is currently a director in various private limited companies in Malaysia.
Ali Bin Adai, aged 59, was appointed as our Independent Non-Executive Director on 3 March 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree from University of Guelph, Canada.
Encik Ali was employed with CIMB Bank Berhad as the Regional Director for East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak) until his retirement on 31 March 2013. He was responsible for managing 29 branches and for developing CIMB's Retail, Commercial and Enterprise Banking businesses in East Malaysia.
He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sarawak Plantation Berhad.