Board of Directors

Dato’ Francis Yong Piaw Soon
Group Managing Director/Malaysian/Male

He was appointed to the Board of Harbour-Link Group on 27 December 2003. On 12 February 2004, he was appointed to the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is a founder member of Harbour-Link Group and his active involvement in the shipping and freight forwarding industry in East Malaysia since the early 1970s has distinguished him as one of the industry’s pioneers. He started his business in the early 1970s in timber export and other logging related activities. In 1975, he ventured into the forwarding and shipping business. His astute business instincts and in-depth knowledge of the shipping and forwarding industry has positioned him well to spearhead and lead the business expansion and development of Harbour-Link Group throughout the years.

Under his leadership, Harbour- Link Group has grown to become a major player in the shipping and forwarding industry in the region. He has succeeded in elevating Harbour-Link Group to a higher level of business achievement and diversified into Engineering, Shipping & Marine Services, Freight Forwarding & Logistic services, Equipment Sales & Rental and Property Development & Construction. He has laid a good foundation for the future of the Harbour-Link Group of Companies. He sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of Harbour-Link Group and Herdsen Corporation Sdn.Bhd. & its subsidiaries. He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.

Datuk Pau Chiong Ung
Independent Non-Executive Director/Malaysian/Male

He was appointed to the Board of Harbour-Link Group Berhad on 13 January 2015. He is also a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. On 22nd November 2016, he was appointed as the Chairman of Remuneration Committee of the company. Holding a technical certificate of wood working from Japan, he has been engaged in timber and shipping industries for the last 30 years. In his working experience, he has served as Shipping Manager, General Manager and Managing Director of a number of shipping, timber extraction and export companies.

He is currently Director of numerous private companies involving in wood manufacturing and shipping. He was appointed and served as Senator of Malaysian Parliament for a period of 6 years from 2007 to 2013. Currently he is Adviser to Secretariat of the Advancement of Malaysian Entrepreneurs (SAME), Prime Minister Department, Malaysia. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Timberwell Bhd. He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.

Dato’ Toh Guan Seng
Executive Director/Malaysian/Male

He was appointed to the Board of Harbour-Link Group on 27 December 2003 and, is a founder member of Eastern Soldar Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd (”ESEC”). He has more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He started his career as a Unit Group Leader with Jurong Engineering Pte. Ltd (Singapore) and later ventured into business by setting up his trading firm dealing with LPG safety equipments.

In 1986, he founded ESEC, and over the period of 31 years, under his able leadership, ESEC Group has managed to penetrate into the oil and gas and petrochemical industries resulting in the gradual and steady growth of ESEC. He is currently President of Federation of Malaysia Foundry & Engineering Industries Association (FOMFEIA), President of the Negeri Sembilan Foundry & Engineering Industries Association, and Vice-President of Negeri Sembilan Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (NSCCCI).

He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.

Bin Lay Thiam
Independent Non-Executive Director/Malaysian/Male

He was appointed to the Board of Harbour-Link Group Berhad on 6 February 2014. He is also a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. On 1st July 2016, he was appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Started his career at KPMG Peat Marwick, Kuala Lumpur in 1990 where he was attached to the audit division and later seconded to the consultancy division. During his tenure of 10 years in KPMG Peat Marwick, he gained professional exposure in auditing, business advisory and consultancy services. He joined Fiamma Holdings Berhad, in 2000, assuming the role of Group Accounts & Corporate Affairs manager, principally involved in corporate reporting, compliance and fund raising. In 2005, he was appointed the Group Financial Controller of Harbour-Link Group Berhad. He continued to pursue his career advancement as the Chief Financial Officer in Southern Acids Berhad in 2010 and subsequently as the Chief Financial Officer in GSB Group Berhad in 2011, where he was principally responsible for the financial affairs, business development and treasury functions. He is currently the Senior General Manager (Finance) of Econpile Holdings Berhad

Edward Wong Siong Seh
Executive Director/Malaysian/Male

He was appointed to the Board on 27 December 2003 and, is a founder member of Harbour-Link Group. He started his career in early 1980s working as an executive in a prominent shipping company in Sibu. His involvement in the shipping industry has earned him vast experience and exposure and, a sound understanding of the industry which includes ship management, freighting, chartering services and other related services. In 1983, he joined Antah Transact Sdn Bhd as an Operations Manager. He was attached to the company for 9 years where he was involved in providing logistic services in the oil and gas industry. He left Antah Transact Sdn Bhd in 1992 to join HLM Group and later was appointed as Director on 1 March 1994.

He is in charge of the Harbour-Link Group’s shipping and container liner service operations, management and business development. He also sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of the Group. He does not hold any directorships in other public companies.

Khoi Hoay Ling
Independent Non-Executive Director/Malaysian/Female

She was appointed to the Board of Harbour-Link Group Berhad on 1 May 2018. She is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. She is an accountant by profession and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). She is currently the General Manager, Finance of Peremba (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and is responsible for the financial, tax and corporate related matters of the Peremba Group. Prior to joining the Peremba Group in 1995, she was with KPMG Peat Marwick since 1990. She has vast experience in audit, accounting, tax and corporate finance.

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