Board of Directors
Emico Holdings Berhad
DATO’ JIMMY ONG CHIN KENG
Dato’ Jimmy Ong Chin Keng, a Malaysian male aged 56 was appointed to the Board on 16 February 1996. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a professional qualification from the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He joined Emico Group in February 1993 as the Financial Controller and rose to the rank of Finance Director in 1996 and re-designated as Managing Director on 23 January 2009. Dato’ Ong has an extensive experience and knowledge in the field of accounting, finance, corporate finance, manufacturing and property development. Prior to his engagement in Emico, he served in two international accounting firms namely Price Waterhouse Coopers and KPMG for a total of 10 years. He also sits on the Board of several private limited companies. Other than as disclosed in the related party transactions in Note 32 of the Financial Statements, he has no other conflict of interest.
Dato’ Ong was elected as President of Lions Club of George Town (2013-2014), served as Region Chairperson and District Treasurer for Lions Clubs International District 308B2. He was also elected as Vice-Chairman of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, Penang Branch since 2012. He was also appointed as a committee member of Division of Industry and Community Network, USM.
Dato’ Ong does not have any family relationship with any directors or major shareholders of the Company and has not been convicted of any offence in the past 5 years. He had attended all five (5) Board meetings held during the financial year.