Standing from left to right
Hazlin Bin Abu Hasan, Lim Chee Seong, Lee Kah Hin, Teong Teck Lean, Thoo Sin Khew, Chan Lai Wah, Marmizahsalwa Ahmad Tarmizi, Kwok Nguk Mooi.
Head, Country Operations
Malaysian, Male, aged: 44
Encik Hazlin holds an Executive Diploma in Management from University of Malaya in 2012. He started his career as transport contractor for National Panasonic, Likom and Ranger Communication in 1992. Encik Hazlin joined GD Express in 2000 as van driver. Over a few years, he has held the positions of Supervisor in 2002, Head of Operations at Headquarters in 2005 and Regional Manager for Central Region and Sarawak Region in 2006. In July 2007, he was promoted as Head of Courier Division overseeing Customer Service functions and Linehaul operations. In July 2015, he was re-designated as Head, Country Operations to oversee the Courier Division. In July 2016, he was given the additional portfolio to lead the Hub and Linehaul operations as well as National Network development. He is responsible for the effective, efficient planning and coordination of courier operations for Malaysia and Singapore.
Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer
Malaysian, Male, aged: 51
Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 10 April 2015. He holds a Certificate and Diploma in Taxation from HELP Institute (currently known as HELP University) and obtained his Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK in 1998. At present, he is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), and joined as associate member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) in November 2014. He has a total of more than 25 years working experience in accounting, auditing, taxation, risks management, administrative and human resource management. He started his career as audit assistant with a small-sized accounting firm in 1988 and then joined Messrs. HALS & Associates as Audit Supervisor in 1992 before joining the commercial sector in 1996. He was the Senior Manager, Group Accounts of NV Multi Corporation Berhad (NV Multi) from 1996 to 2005. Upon leaving NV Multi, he assumed various management positions including Finance & Administration Manager in a travel agency company, and Group Finance Manager in trading & manufacturing company. Prior to joining GDEX, he was a General Manager, Finance in Turiya Berhad and Chase Perdana Sdn Bhd. Mr Lim joined GD Express as General Manager, Finance in May 2011 and is in charge of the overall accounting and financial management related matters of the Group. He was promoted as Chief Financial Officer in February 2014 and is involved in the strategic planning of the Group.
Advisory, Strategic Planning & Investment
Malaysian, Male, aged: 31
Mr Lee graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics) from the University of Malaya in 2009. He subsequently completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme in 2012. He started his career in RHB Capital with attachment to Financial Sector Enrichment Programme (FSTEP) as a trainee in 2009. He was then assigned to work in the Group Finance department upon completion of the one year training. In 2011, he joined OSK Research as an Equity Analyst to look at the steel sector. Upon completion of RHBOSK merger, he was assigned to cover logistics, airlines, media, rubber products and steel sector under RHB Research Institute. In 2014, he was ranked No. 1 in the StarMine Asia Top Stock Pickers under the transportation category. He joined GD Express in December 2014 and is involved in strategic planning, business development and investment. He also handles the Investor Relations duties for the Group.
Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian, Male, aged: 57
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.
Mr Teong and his spouse, Madam Wang Herng Tsuey are substantial shareholders and directors of GD Express Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd (GDEHM) and GD Holdings International Limited (GDHIL), in which Mr Teong, GDEHM and GDHIL are substantial shareholders of GD Express Carrier Bhd.
Head, Business Group
Malaysian, Male, aged: 52
Mr Thoo graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics-Chemistry) from the Campbell University of North Carolina, USA. He joined the Sime Darby Group - Malaysian Region as Management Trainee and upon completion of the 1-year training was attached to its subsidiary company, Sime Inax as Assistant Marketing & Sales Manager cum Business Development for 6 years with mission to source for complimentary products from the USA, Europe and Asia regions. He later joined the UMW Group as OEM Sales Manager being in-charge of Automotive Spare Parts for major Corporate clientele, namely Toyota, Daihatsu, Proton & Perodua, including Retail accounts for a total period of 16 years before moving on to join GD Express in 2010 as the Head of Sales, under the Business Group i.e. being responsible for the full compliance of sales policies and achieving the sales and collection targets of the Group. In July 2015, he was promoted as Head of Business Group which oversees the Sales, Credit, Sales Support, Claim, Compensation & Insurance (CCI), Customer Care Centre (CCC) and Secured Shipment Project Department (SSPD). He is responsible for the overall operations of the Business Group.
General Manager, Corporate Group
Malaysian, Female, aged: 59
Ms Chan holds a Diploma in Private Secretaryship from the Bedford Secretarial College in 1990. She started her career as an Administrative Officer with the Town Planning Unit of the District Council of Johore in 1979 and joined several other companies as Sales Secretary and Administrative Secretary. In 1990, she joined Nationwide Express as Confidential Secretary to the Chief General Manager. From 1991 to 1995, she joined Federal Express Malaysia as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director and later as Regional Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Federal Express Corporation in Singapore. Ms Chan joined GD Express in 1997 as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director. In 2002, she was promoted as Manager, Corporate Development. In 2005, she was further promoted as Deputy Head of HQ Division cum Corporate Development Manager, assisting the Chief Executive Officer's Office in overseeing all functional departments in the Group. In 2008, she was promoted as Head, Corporate Support Group which oversees Human Resource, Administration, Training, Security and Investigation, Facility Management, Domestic, Public Relations and Communications, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Compliance Unit. In 2010, she was promoted as General Manager, Corporate Group. She oversees the corporate secretarial work relating to regulatory and statutory matters. She also handles public relations and administrative duties of the Group.
Manager, Special Projects
Malaysian, Female, aged: 36
Cik Marmizahsalwa graduated with a Vice-Chancellor Award in Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business) First Class, from University Technology MARA in 2005. She was among the first batch of students selected under the GDEX scholarship programme. Upon her graduation in 2005, she joined GD Express as an executive in the Corporate Planning and Development Department. She was promoted as Head of Customer Service in 2007. In 2008, she was appointed as Head of Domestic, Public Relations and Communications. In 2011, she was given additional responsibility as a Manager for Corporate Planning and Development. In 2012, she was appointed as Head of Corporate Planning and Development. In August 2013, she was appointed Head, Country Operations in charge of planning and coordination of courier operations for Malaysia and Singapore. In July 2015, she was reassigned as Manager, Special Projects in the Chief Operating Officer's Office to handle all corporate development projects.
Head of Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Measurement Group
Malaysian, Female, aged: 43
Ms Kwok holds an International Higher Diploma in Computer Studies from Informatics College in 1997. She started her career as EDP Officer with Swiss-Garden Resort Damai Laut in 1997. Ms Kwok joined GD Express in 2001 as Senior Finance Executive and was promoted as Assistant Manager and later as Manager in the Billing Department before assuming her present position. She is responsible for the full compliance of the Group's policies and procedures. On 5 March 2011, she received certification from American Society for Quality (ASQ) as Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.