Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian, Male, aged: 61
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 is also a director of GDEX Foundation, a company limited by guarantee.
Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer
Malaysian, Male, aged: 55
Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 10 April 2015. Mr Lim 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 GDEX as General Manager, Finance in May 2011 and was promoted as Chief Financial Officer in February 2014 and involved in the strategic planning of the Group. Mr. Lim obtained his Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom in July 2020, and he is also the member of the following professional bodies:
He is also a director of GDEX Foundation, a company limited by guarantee.
Executive Director / Chief Investment Officer
Malaysian, Male, aged: 35
Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 23 May 2017. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Statistics from University of Malaya. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. Mr Lee 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 RHB 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 the 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 AsiaTop Stock Pickers under the transportation category. He joined GD Express in December 2014 and is involved in strategic planning, business development and investment. He is in-charge of the Group's strategic investments and spearheading regional expansion.
Chief Operating Officer
Malaysian, Female, aged: 40
Ms Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Electronic Systems Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, UK in 2003. She started her career in the semiconductor industry, joining StatsChipPAC (M) Sdn Bhd as Test Engineer in 2004 and then Intersil Services Company Sdn Bhd as Lead Test Engineer in 2007. Ms Chong joined GD Express in November 2013 as Advisor, Process Innovation and assumed additional portfolio, Stand In Head for Business Service and Support Group in 2017. Ms Chong is responsible for project management which involves collaboration from different departments and resources, making recommendations and improvements for business processes.
She was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 1 December 2018. She is responsible for the effective, efficient planning and coordination of the Courier Operations, Logistics Operations, Hub Operations, Linehaul Operations and the Fleet Division.
Ms Chong has no other directorship in public and listed issuers. She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company and she does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past five (5) years and there were no sanctions and/or penalties imposed on her by any regulatory body during the financial year ended 30 June 2020.