En. Muhammad Idris Yap Bin Abdullah, a Malaysian male aged 53, is the General Manager of Operations of our Group since 2013. He assists our Executive Directors in managing the overall operations of our Group.
En. Muhammad Idris Yap graduated from Universiti Malaya with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree majoring in Chemistry in 1988. He began his career in the rubber glove industry in 1988 as Chemist cum Production Supervisor with Setia Aircond Glove Manufacturer Sdn Bhd, a company principally involved in rubber glove manufacturing. He left the company in 1989 and joined Alfa Seal Sdn Bhd, a rubber glove manufacturer, as Assistant Factory Manager. In 1991, he joined another rubber glove manufacturing company, Wurlin-Soplamed (M) Sdn Bhd, as Production Manager. Following that, he joined Smart Glove Corporation Sdn Bhd, a rubber glove manufacturing company, as Factory Manager in 2000. In 2002, he joined Ansell Sdn Bhd, a rubber glove manufacturer, as Technical Manager, before being promoted to Manufacturing Manager in 2005. In 2007, he left Ansell Sdn Bhd to join Avery Dennison Materials Sdn Bhd, a company manufacturing labelling and packaging materials, as Plant Manager before moving back to the rubber glove industry to join Central Medicare Sdn Bhd as Senior Vice President in 2008. In 2010, he joined our Group as Factory Manager and was promoted to his current position as General Manager of Operations in 2013.
En. Muhammad ldris Yap was awarded a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Motorola University in 2004 in recognition of him successfully completing the Motorola Six Sigma Black Belt requirements and demonstrating the ability to effectively utilise statistical, problem solving and quality tools. His academic qualification in chemistry and coupled with his 25 years of experience in the rubber glove industry, gives us a competitive edge where we are able to assist our clients on glove-dipping line design, development and process control. One of his notable contributions is the implementation of systematic operational processes, and quality control and safety measures for our Group's production system.
Ms. Chui Mee Chuen, a Malaysian female aged 39, is the Chief Financial Officer of our Group since 2015. She is responsible for overseeing the finance and accounting functions of our Group.
Ms. Chui started her career as Audit Assistant with RSM Robert Teo, Kuan & Co. in 2003, after graduating from Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (then known as Tunku Abdul Rahman College) with an Advanced Diploma in Accountancy in the same year. She later joined Crowe Horwath as Audit Assistant in 2005 and left as Audit Senior (Platoon Leader) in 2008. She then joined In-Fusion Solutions Sdn Bhd, a company principally involved in the provision of education and education technology solutions, as Assistant Manager, Corporate Planning, during which she furthered her studies to obtain the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA") certificate and became a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2009. She was awarded the Fellowship of ACCA in 2013. She is also currently a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
In 2009, Ms. Chui left In-Fusion Solutions Sdn Bhd to join Pearl River Tyre (Holdings) Limited (presently known as Han Tang International Holdings Limited), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as the Financial Controller. During her tenure with Pearl River Tyre (Holdings) Ltd, a company principally involved in manufacturing of tyre for commercial vehicles, she was involved in the preparation of group accounts and interim financial reports, handling both the internal and external auditors of companies within the group as well as tax planning and annual budget planning. Subsequently, she joined Foshan Niro Ceramic Building Materials Trading Co Ltd in China, a company principally involved in trading of tiles and sanitary ware, as its Finance Manager in 2014, where she led the finance department in preparing financial reports, performing budget variance analysis, as well as reviewing and implementing improved internal control procedures.
In 2015, Ms. Chui returned to Malaysia and joined our Group as Chief Financial Officer, bringing with her over 10 years of local and international experience in the areas of finance, accounting, cross border tax, internal control and corporate affairs.
Ms. Chui currently sits on the board of Oversea Enterprise Berhad, a company listed on ACE Market of Bursa Securities.
Mr. Yam Chee Leong, a Malaysian male aged 57, is the Project Manager of our Group since 2014. He is responsible for managing and overseeing on-site operations for our Group.
Mr. Yam began his career at Fei Yin Engineering, an engineering enterprise, in 1979 where he was involved in engineering and fabrication of machinery. In 1984, he started his own business as a subcontractor for pipe fabrication works in the automotive manufacturing industry. Following this, he joined Sri Johani Sdn Bhd in 1989, a rubber glove manufacturing company, as Senior Mechanical Foreman where he gained experience in rubber glove manufacturing processes. He later joined Wembley Rubber Products (M) Sdn Bhd, a company principally involved in rubber glove manufacturing, in 1996 as Superintendent where he was responsible for overseeing and managing the production department. In 1998, he joined Hup Lek Engineering as Project Manager, where he was involved in the manufacturing of glove-dipping lines for local and international rubber glove manufacturers.
Mr. Yam left Hup Lek Engineering in 2014 to join our Group as Project Manager, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the rubber glove industry.
Mr. Choong Siew Meng, a Malaysian male aged 47, is the Factory Manager of our Group since 2014. He is responsible for overseeing all fabrication works performed at our factory.
Mr. Choong was an apprentice in a metal fabrication business from 1987 until 1991. In 1991, he joined Yee Wah Engineering Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the metal fabrication of machinery and equipment, as Mechanic where he was responsible for machinery repair and metal fabrication works until he left the company in 2000. He was later a freelance subcontractor in metal fabrication works from 2000 to 2001, before he rejoined Yee Wah Engineering Sdn Bhd as Mechanic in 2001. He subsequently joined Hup Lek Engineering in 2007 as Supervisor where he was mainly responsible for supervising factory operations.
In 2014, Mr. Choong left Hup Lek Engineering to join our Group as a Factory Manager, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing industry.
Ms. Chin Shiau Wan, a Malaysian female aged 40, is the Purchasing and Logistics Manager of our Group since 2014. She is responsible for overseeing our purchasing and logistics functions.
Ms. Chin graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a certificate in Computer Studies in 1998. She began her career in 1999 as Administrative Assistant at TSA Industries Sdn Bhd, a company principally involved in trading of construction and household hardware. She later joined Beye Aluminium Sdn Bhd as Sales Coordinator in 2009.
In 2010, Ms. Chin joined our Group as Administrative Executive and was promoted to her present position as Purchasing and Logistics Manager in 2014.