Seating From Left To Right :
Dr. Wolfgang Baier
Teong Teck Lean
(Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer)
Wong Eng Su
Dato' Capt. Ahmad Sufian @ Qurnain bin Abdul Rashid
Lim Cheng Sung @ Lim Cheng Sang
Liew Heng Heng
Adi Arman Bin Abu Osman
Dato' Capt. Ahmad Sufian was appointed to the Board on 8 February 2005. He is currently a member of the Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. He is also the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of WCT Berhad, Alam Maritim Resources Berhad and Malaysian Bulk Carriers Berhad and an Independent Director of PPB Group Berhad. He is a qualified Master Mariner with a Master Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency from the United Kingdom in 1975 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' Capt. Ahmad Sufian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Malaysian Maritime Institute. 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 in 1983. 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 and the skills pertinent to managing a service centric business. In year 2000, he acquired a controlling stake in GD Express Sdn Bhd. He was instrumental in turning around the Group by putting in place corporate policies and best practices which cumulated in the listing of GDEX on the MESDAQ Market (currently known as ACE Market) on Bursa Securities in 2005. Currently, Mr Teong is responsible for business development, setting strategic direction and the overall management of the Group as well as overseeing operations of the entire organisation.
Dr. Wolfgang was appointed to the Board on 12 September 2012. He holds a PhD in Law with distinction from the University of Vienna in 2000 as well as two Master Degrees: A Master Degree in Law from the University of Vienna (Austria) in 1999 and a Master Degree in Business Economics from the Universities of Exeter (UK) and Graz (Austria) in 2000. Dr. Wolfgang joined Singpost as Chief Executive Officer (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 Chief Executive Officer in October 2011. Prior to his appointment with Singpost, Dr. Wolfgang was attached to McKinsey & Company in Europe and Asia for 10 years. He joined McKinsey Austria as an Associate in March 2001. From October 2004 to January 2011, Dr. Wolfgang was attached with McKinsey Singapore, leading the postal and logistics practice as well as operations activities in South East Asia. In 2008, he became a partner of McKinsey Singapore.
Ms Liew was appointed to the Board on 8 February 2005. She is currently the chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She graduated from Systematic Institute Kuala Lumpur in 1993 and holds a certificate from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 1993. She started her career as an Accounts Assistant with the New Straits Times Berhad in 1981. She then joined 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 assuming the role of a Senior Finance and Administration Manager in Bison Stores Sdn Bhd where she is currently based. In 2012, she was redesignated as Senior Manager, Business Analyst. At present, she is a member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA) since 1994.
Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 7 December 2011. He is currently the chairman of Combined Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. He holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Adelaide, South Australia in 1964. He started his career as Sales Executive with the British Multinational ICI (Malaysia) in Kuala Lumpur in 1964 and later in Singapore in 1965. In 1985, he was promoted to General Manager and Executive Director of ICI Paints Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("ICI") and was later re-designated to Managing Director. He retired from ICI in 1991 and joined DSU Group of Companies as its Chief Executive Officer and successfully turnaround the underperforming DSU Group. 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.
Encik Adi was appointed to the Board on 3 July 2013. He is currently a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. He graduated in 1997 with a BSc (Economics) degree with Honours in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Encik Adi has a wide range of experience in private equity investment. He was attached to BIMB Venture Capital Sdn Bhd in Malaysia in 2001, and later at Private Equity Division of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund in 2005 and CMS Opus Private Equity Sdn Bhd in 2006. He is currently an Executive Director at Benua Ekuiti Sdn Bhd.
Mr Wong was appointed to the Board on 27 August 2013. He graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management/Economics) from the University of Charles Stuart, Australia. Upon graduation, he joined A'Famosa Resort Hotel as Sales Coordinator and Executive. Mr Wong joined GDEX in 2000 as Sales Executive and subsequently as Internal Control Audit and Coordination Executive. In 2003, he was promoted as Head of Sales Department. In 2008, he was promoted as Head, Customer Support Group, which oversees the Sales Department, Credit Department, Marketing Department, Sales Support Department, Insurance, Claim and Compensation Unit and Special Collection Unit. In 2010, he was promoted as Chief Operating Officer cum General Manager, Business Group. He is responsible for the overall business operations of the Group.
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.