Board of Directors
Who's Who in Compugates

TAN SRI ASMAT BIN KAMALUDIN

(Independent Non-Executive Chairman)

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Tan Sri Asmat Bin Kamaludin, a Malaysian, aged 71, is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company. He was appointed to our Board on 8 November 2005. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Tan Sri Asmat Bin Kamaludin holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Malaya and he also holds a Diploma in European Economic Integration from the University of Amsterdam. He has vast experience in various capacities in the public service, his last position being the Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), a position held from 1992 to 2001. He has served as the Economic Counselor for Malaysia in Brussels and has worked with several international bodies such as the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), representing Malaysia in relevant negotiations and agreements.

Tan Sri Asmat Bin Kamaludin had also been actively involved in several national organisations such as Permodalan Nasional Berhad, Johor Corporation, Small and Medium Scale Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC) and Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) while in the Malaysian government service. His other directorships are UMW Holdings Berhad (Chairman), Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad (Chairman), Air Asia X Berhad and UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad and he is a director of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, The Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad (Chairman) and YTL Cement Berhad (Vice Chairman). He also serves on the board of the Japan Chamber of Trade and Industry in Malaysia Foundation.

GOH KHENG PEOW

(Managing Director)

Goh Kheng Peow, a Malaysian, aged 55, is the Managing Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of Directors on 8 November 2005. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He graduated with honours from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration) in 1983. He has over thirty (30) years of experience in sales and marketing line specialising in fast moving consumer products, office equipment, consumer electronics, medical equipment and telecommunication products.

In 1999, he decided to venture into the field of entrepreneurship and established Compugates Marketing Sdn Bhd. He is responsible for the strategic planning aspects of the Compugates Group. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies.

GOH TAI WAI

(Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director)

Goh Tai Wai, a Malaysian, aged 42, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 November 2005. He was re-designated as an Executive Director on 21 April 2006 and assumed his present position as the Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director on 18 August 2008. He is also an Audit Committee member of the Company.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Information Systems from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of CPA Australia as well as a Certified Financial Planner.

He is also the Director of Finance of Ascend Group of Companies, overseeing the financial management, shared service unit operations, information technology services and other business activities of the Group. He has more than twenty (20) years’ experience ranging from corporate advisory and risk management to financial management and information technology.

In addition, he was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director in Nakamichi Corporation Berhad on 18 April 2014, a company listed on Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

MOHAMED FAUZI BIN OMAR

(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Mohamed Fauzi Bin Omar, a Malaysian, aged 56, is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed to the Board on 8 November 2005 and is a member of the Nomination Committee, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from Northland Open University Canada and International Management Center of Buckingham from the United Kingdom (“UK”). He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing-UK and holds a Diploma in Science (Biology) with Education from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

Prior to joining Compugates, he has held numerous senior management positions in the telecommunications industry, particularly the cellular mobile operations both locally and abroad. A co-founder of Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad, he served the company from 1988 to 1996 and his last positions in the company were as the Chief Operating Officer of Celcom Technology Sdn Bhd (Celcom’s Value added arm) cum Senior Vice President of Celcom, where he oversees a number of new projects including the fixed network services. In 2000, he was engaged by Across Asia Multimedia (a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) as the Director of Marketing & Customer Services as part of a team of Malaysians to establish Lippotel’s Cellular service in Indonesia.

In 2002, he joined Time dotCom Berhad as the Director of its mobile operations, namely TimeCel. Upon the disposal of TimeCel, he was later made the Chief Operating Officer of Time dotCom Berhad and its subsidiary, namely Time dotNet Berhad where he served until 2005. With over twenty (20) years in the industry, he has vast experience particularly in the development and marketing of cellular, public switched telephone network, broadband, value-added, satellite, computer-telephony and internet related services.

Prior to joining the telecommunications industry, he started his career with British Petroleum (M) Sdn Bhd, which he served for almost five (5) years since 1983. Today he is actively involved in a number of business activities through his privately owned companies as well as in freelance business consultancy and training. MDEC, BioTech Corp., MardiTech, IRDA, UNIMAP, MTIB and TERAJU are some of the clients in the areas of consultancy and business coaching that he has worked on. He is also a panel member of SME Corp.’s Bumiputera in Business; Evaluation Committee for Prototype Research Grant Scheme of Pusat Inovasi Kreatif, UKM and, a board member of Yayasan Pak Rashid (UPM).

SEE THOO CHAN

(Executive Director)

See Thoo Chan, a Malaysian, aged 53, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company on 21 March 2007. She was re-designated as an Executive Director on 3 January 2014.

She obtained her Higher School Certificate in 1980. She is a successful businesswoman having numerous years of experience in trading of telecommunication products. She is also a director of Southall Sdn Bhd and Beausoft Sdn Bhd, which are principally involved in the trading of cellular phones and accessories, mobile phone prepaid cards, telecommunication products and skin care products.

She was also the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman in Nakamichi Corporation Berhad.