Seating From Left To Right :
Dato' Capt. Ahmad Sufian @ Qurnain bin Abdul Rashid • Teong Teck Lean
Standing From Left To Right :
Dr. Wolfgang Baier • Liew Heng Heng • Leong Chee Tong • Nolee Ashilin binti Mohammed Radzi • Lim Cheng Sung @ Lim Cheng Sang
Dato' Capt. Ahmad Sufian was appointed as chairman on 8 February 2005 and is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is also the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of WCT Berhad and Alam Maritim Resources Berhad, and an Independent Director of Malaysian Bulk Carriers Berhad and PPB Group Berhad. He qualified as a Master Mariner with a Masters Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency from the United Kingdom in 1974 and a Diploma in Applied International Management from the Swedish Institute of Management in 1984. He attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard in 1993. Dato' Sufian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Institute Kelautan Malaysia. He has over 40 years of experience in the international maritime industry.
Mr Teong was appointed to the board on 8 February 2005. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada. Mr Teong started his career as an engineer with Texas Instruments in 1984. He later joined Lembaga Letrik Negara where he served as a Consumer Engineer for four (4) years. He then joined the stock broking industry and became a dealer with OSK Securities Berhad in 1990. During this stint in the broking industry, he developed extensive contacts within the corporate world and developed the skills of running a company. In year 2000, he acquired a controlling stake in GD Express Sdn Bhd. He is instrumental in turning around the Group and putting in place most of the corporate policies and practices. Currently, Mr Teong is responsible for developing and setting strategic direction for the Group. He is also playing the role of senior mentor in promoting and inculcating the corporate culture throughout the Group.
Mr Leong was appointed to the board on 8 February 2005. He has a degree in Accountancy from the National University of Singapore. Mr Leong started his career with Ernst & Young in Singapore in 1989. He then joined Tai Wee, a leading frozen food trading house in Singapore in 1991, before moving on to NTUC Healthcare Cooperative ("NHC") as its Finance Manager in 1995. During his five (5) years at NHC, where he was eventually promoted as the Group Financial Controller, NHC grew to become one of the leading and most comprehensive healthcare organisations in Singapore with businesses covering retail pharmacy, medical and dental practices, managed care programme and distribution of health care products. Mr Leong joined GD Express Group in 2000 and had played a key role in GD Express' turnaround and success. He has designed and structured most of the key work flows and operations processes and IT system that are at the heart of the Group's business operations. Currently, Mr Leong is responsible for the overall management of the Group as well as overseeing corporatisation of the organisation. He is also responsible for the setting of performance and quality standards of the Group's service offerings and will be in charge of the co-ordination and allocation of the Group's resources to ensure that the Group is able to provide services that can meet the standards set.
Dr. Wolfgang was appointed to the Board on 12 September 2012. He holds a PhD in Law with distinction from the University of Vienna as well as two Masters Degrees: A Master Degree in Law from the University of Vienna (Austria) and a Master Degree in Business Economics from the Universities of Exeter (UK) and Graz (Austria). Dr. Wolfgang joined Singapore Post as CEO (International) in February 2011 to oversee the growth in non-mail products such as logistics, retail and e-commerce as well as to accelerate the regional expansion. He was appointed as Group CEO in October 2011. Dr. Wolfgang worked in the last 10 years with McKinsey & Company in Europe and Asia. He joined McKinsey Austria as an Associate in March 2001. From October 2004 to January 2011, Dr. Wolfgang worked with McKinsey Singapore, leading the postal & logistics practice as well as operations activities in South East Asia. He became a partner in 2008.
Puan Nolee was appointed to the board on 30 December 2004 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee, Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She has a BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting and Finance from Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, and a Masters in Business Administration from Edith Cowan University, Australia. She started her career as an Accounts Officer with Le Proton LIMA Exhibitions Sdn Bhd in 1997 and later joined Le Proton Exhibitions Sdn Bhd as Finance Executive in 2000. She moved on to work for Pricewaterhouse Coopers as Associate Auditor in 2002. In 2003, she became an Associate Consultant for Atarek Kamil and Co. and in 2004, she joined the Ministry of Youth and Sports as a Research Officer in the Minister's Office. She is an Associate Member of Certified Practicing Accountant ("CPA") Australia. She is currently serving as a State Assemblyman in Perak for the Tualang Sekah constituency.
Ms Liew was appointed to the board on 8 February 2005 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee, Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She graduated from Systematic Institute Kuala Lumpur and holds a CIMA Certificate. She started her career as an Accounts Assistant with the New Straits Times Berhad in 1981. She then moved on to work with several other companies holding positions of Accounts Supervisor, Audit Assistant and Assistant Accountant. She completed her CIMA Certification in 1993 and joined Niramas Sdn Bhd as Accountant. From 1997 to 2002, she joined Southim (M) Sdn Bhd as Accountant before moving to Bison Stores Sdn Bhd as Senior Finance and Administration Manager where she is currently based.
Mr Lim Cheng Sung @ Lim Cheng Sang was appointed to the board on 7 December 2011 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee. He holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He started his career as Sales Executive with the British Multinational ICI (Malaysia) in Kuala Lumpur and later in Singapore in 1964. In 1985, he was promoted to General Manager and Executive Director of ICI Paints Malaysia ("ICI") and was later re-designated to Managing Director and took over the running of the Company. He retired from ICI in 1991 and joined DSU Group of Companies, a local conglomerate, which has marketing and manufacturing interests in Indonesia as its Chief Executive Officer. From 1991 to 1996, he was given the task to turnaround the underperforming DSU Group and upon his retirement, he managed to leave the Group in a profitable and healthy position. In 2009, he was invited to join Kaliandra Foundation ("Kaliandra") and was appointed as the Principal Consultant. Kaliandra is involved in Community Development, Environmental Protection and Conservation and is based in Surabaya, East Java.
All Directors do not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders of GD Express Carrier Bhd nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving GD Express Carrier Bhd and have no convictions for any offences other than traffic offences if any, within the past ten (10) years.
Except for Dato' Capt. Ahmad Sufian @ Qurnain bin Abdul Rashid, the other directors hold no other Directorship in public Companies in Malaysia.