Board Of Directors


 

PROFILE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Teo Yu Yin (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 25 May 2015 and re-designated as a Non-Executive Chairman on 30 June 2022. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Latrobe University, Australia in 1993. He joined Jones Lang Wootton in Johor Bahru as a property consultant until 1997. Presently, he is the Managing Director of Securityhub Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

 

Teo Yu Hong (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as an Executive Director of Gromutual on 29 November 2010 and re-designated as Managing Director on 1 June 2017. He graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 2001. After graduation, he joined a concrete product company as sales engineer and later joined Gromutual in 2004 as project manager. In 2008, he had been promoted to be the Business Development Manager responsible for exploring business venture and opportunity of the group. Currently, he is responsible for the overall operations, business development and strategic direction of Gromutual Group.

 

Chew Kwee Hiok (Female), Malaysian, was appointed as an Executive Director of Gromutual on 23 November 2004. She was appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Gromutual on 1 January 2010 and was re-designated as Deputy Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer on 25 May 2015. She completed her Diploma in Building from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in 1988. Upon graduation, she joined one of the leading developers in Johor Bahru as a marketing executive and later joined Idealbase Sdn. Bhd. in 1995 as a Director. Currently, she oversees the business operations and activities of Gromutual Group. She is also a Registered Real Estate Agent since 1997.

 

Teo Yu Yang (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 1 October 2019. He graduated with a Bachelor of Automative Engineering from University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK. After graduation, he worked as Part Executive at Auto Bavaria Penang from 2008 until 2010 and later as Service Consultant at Cycle and Carriage Johor until 2012. Presently, he is the General Manager and Executive Director of Vermi Industries Sdn. Bhd.

 

Tan Chia Hon (Female), Malaysian, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 1 June 2022. She graduated from Monash University, Australia with Bachelor of Commerce majoring Accounting and Finance in 1997. She is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia Institute of Accountants, a licensed tax agent, a member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and a member of Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants. Upon graduation, she worked in Deloitte KassimChan Tax Services for 4 years and later worked in Gromutual as Finance Manager for 8 years. Subsequently she joined her family firm, Teo & Associates as Audit Manager and later on become Audit Partner in 2017.

 

YH Dato’ Chong Keap Thai @ Cheong Keap Tai (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 23 November 2004 and re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2015. He graduated from the University of Singapore with Bachelor of Accountancy. He is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He is also a licensed tax agent. He was the Executive Director and Partner of Coopers & Lybrand and upon its merger with Price Waterhouse, he was the Executive Director and Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Chairman of the Governance Board of the firm until his retirement in December 2003. Currently, he is a Director of YTL Corporation Berhad and Tanah Makmur Berhad.

 

Wong Wen Tak (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 25 May 2015. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a Bachelor of Economics and Management in 2001. After graduation, he joined PwC London under Audit and Assurance where he worked for almost 4 years. Subsequently he joined G4S plc, the largest Security Services company in the world listed on the London Stock Exchange as a Senior Internal Auditor from 2007 to 2009. In April 2009, he joined the family firm, M.S. Wong & Co. and the firm subsequently merged with the Johor operations of Grant Thornton Malaysia PLT. Presently, he is the Managing Partner of the Johor office of Grant Thornton Malaysia PLT. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of Malaysian Institute of Accounting and Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

 

Azahar Bin Baharudin (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 28 February 2011. He graduated from MARA Institute of Technology in 1984. He has considerable experience in the banking and finance field with his tenure at two Malaysian financial institutions and subsequently as business development head and consultant in the manufacturing and financial sector. He currently sits on the board of Power Root Berhad.

 

Chan Chong Wey (Male), Malaysian, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Gromutual on 1 June 2022. He graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia, with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy). Upon graduation, he was attached to a Big 4 Accounting Firm in Malaysia for more than 22 years. Currently, he is managing his own audit practice. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and fellow member of CPA Australia. Presently, he is a Director of Harn Len Corporation Berhad.