Investor Relation - UWC Berhad
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  Matin Ng Chin Liang

Tel : +604 – 5556937  (ext. 1003)
Fax : +604 – 5899503

Email : matin.ngcl@uwcberhad.com.my

General Corporate Information

Stock Name UWC
Stock Code 5292
Sector Technology
Registered Office  PMT 744-745, Jalan Cassia Selatan 5/1,
Taman Perindustrian Batu Kawan, 14110 Bandar Cassia,
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Business Address  PMT 744-745, Jalan Cassia Selatan 5/1,
Taman Perindustrian Batu Kawan, 14110 Bandar Cassia,
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Website https://www.uwcberhad.com.my

Directors’ Profile

Dato' Wan Hashim Bin Wan Jusoh - Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Wan Hashim Bin Wan Jusoh, a Malaysian aged 61, is our Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 7 November 2018. He is also a member of our Audit, Remuneration, Nomination and Risk Management Committees.

 

He graduated from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now known as Universiti Putra Malaysia) with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Resource Economics in 1981. He began his career with MIDA in 1981 as Assistant Director where he acted as the secretary to the National Committee on Investment of MIDA. Throughout his 36-year career with MIDA, he served in various divisions within MIDA where he was mainly responsible for the promotion and coordination of foreign and domestic investments. He was also assigned abroad to MIDA offices in Los Angeles, Boston and New York to promote Malaysia as an investment destination. In 2008, he returned to Malaysia and served as Director of Foreign Investment Promotion, America Zone.

 

In 2011, he was appointed as Senior Director for the Non-Resource Industry of MIDA to oversee the information and communications technology and electrical industries, electronic industry, transport industry, machinery and equipment supporting as well as textiles and non-metallic mineral industries. Subsequently, he was promoted to Executive Director for the Manufacturing Development (Non- Resource) of MIDA in 2012 and Senior Executive Director for the Strategic Planning and Investment Ecosystem of MIDA in 2014.

 

He retired from MIDA in 2017.

 

Currently, Dato’ Wan Hashim also sits on the boards of Integrated Logistics Berhad and AYS Ventures Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, as an Independent Non- Executive Director, a position he has held since October 2017 and December 2017 respectively.

 

He has no family relationship with any director of the Company.

Dato' Ng Chai Eng - Executive Director / Group CEO

Dato’ Ng Chai Eng, a Malaysian aged 55, is our Executive Director and Group CEO. He is our cofounder and was appointed to our Board on 29 March 2018. He is responsible for the overall management and business operations of our Group as well as the strategic planning, formulation and implementation of our Group’s strategies.

 

He completed his secondary education at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan St. Mark in Butterworth, Penang in 1981. He holds a Certificate in Administrative Management and a Certificate in Production and Quality Control Management from the Centre for Business Studies, London, where he completed his courses in 1990. He was appointed as a committee member of the management council of Penang Skills Development Centre in 2017 and a member of Machinery and Equipment Investment Advisory Panel of MIDA in 2018.

 

He began his career in 1982 with Mattel (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing of games and games sets, as an apprentice electrician in the company’s maintenance department. He left the company in 1983 to further his studies and subsequently obtained his certification as an electrician after completing the Malaysian Skills Certificate Level 1 (formerly known as Sijil Kecekapan Ketukangan Peringkat Asas) and Level 2 (formerly known as Sijil Kecekapan Ketukangan Peringkat Pertengahan) in 1983 and 1985 respectively. In 1985, he joined Leader Electrical Appliances Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (now known as GUH Electrical Appliances Sdn Bhd), a company involved in the manufacturing of lighting and fan products, as Senior Technician. He was subsequently promoted to Plant Manager in February 1990 before he left the company in September 1990 to start the business operations of UWC Holdings which he co-founded in August 1990.

 

He has no family relationship with any director of the Company. He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.

Lau Chee Kheong - Executive Director/Group COO

Lau Chee Kheong, a Malaysian aged 56, is our Executive Director and Group COO. He is our cofounder and was appointed to our Board on 29 March 2018. He is responsible for the entire manufacturing operations of our Group.

 

In 1979, Mr Lau completed his secondary education at Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Hua Lian in Taiping, Perak. In 1980, he was hired by Tekskill Component Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing of automotive components, as Technical Supervisor in the manufacturing department, where he was involved in quality control activities and staff training. He subsequently left the company in 1984 and joined Toriki Metal Engineering Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing of safety boxes and security products as Production Supervisor where he oversaw the company’s production activities.

 

He then left the company in 1986 and joined Leader Electrical Appliances Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (now known as GUH Electrical Appliances Sdn Bhd), a company involved in the manufacturing of lighting and fan products, in the same year as Assistant Factory Manager, where he was responsible for the planning, coordination and control of the manufacturing processes. He subsequently left the company in March 1991 to focus on UWC Holdings which he had co-founded with Dato’ Ng Chai Eng in August 1990.

 

He has no family relationship with any director of the Company. He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.

F'ng Meow Cheng - Independent Non-Executive Director

F’ng Meow Cheng, a Malaysian aged 53, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to our Board on 7 November 2018. She is also the Chairman of our Audit and Risk Management Committees and a member of our Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

 

Ms F’ng graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, the USA with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1991 and Australian Institute of Business with a Master of Management in 2016. She has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1997 and 1998 respectively.

 

She began her career in 1991 with Sony Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the manufacturing of consumer electronic products, as System Planner, where she was assisting in organisational corporate planning as well as drafting of standard operating procedures in compliance with International Standards of Quality. Subsequently, she left the company to join Russ Ooi & Associates (a member firm of RSM International then) in 1992 as Junior Auditor. She left the audit firm in 1996 as Assistant Manager and joined another audit firm, H. B. Ooi & Co as Manager in 1997, where she was mainly involved in audit, taxation and consultancy services. She left the audit firm in February 1998 and joined another audit firm, K. B. Tan & Co as Manager in March 1998, where she was also mainly involved in audit, taxation and consultancy services. She then left the main office in Klang, Selangor and took on the responsibility to set up and run a new branch office in Bukit Mertajam, Penang in 1998. In 2002, the name of K. B. Tan & Co was changed to MC F’ng & Associates and she became a sole practitioner at the accounting firm providing auditing, taxation and consulting services. Ms F’ng holds audit and tax licences.

 

 

She has no family relationship with any director of the Company. She does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.

Lio Chee Yeong - Independent Non- Executive Director

Lio Chee Yeong, a Malaysian aged 48, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to our Board on 7 November 2018. He is also the Chairman of our Remuneration and Nomination Committees and a member of our Audit and Risk Management Committees.

 

He graduated in 1995 with a degree in Bachelor of Laws from the University of London and subsequently qualified as a Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple, London in 1996, having trained at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. He has been a registered mediator of the Malaysian Mediation Centre of the Bar Council of Malaysia since 2006 and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators since 2013. He is also a Notary Public appointed by the Attorney General’s Chamber of Malaysia in 2014.

 

In 2012, he was appointed as Honorary Consul of Denmark in the states of Penang, Perlis, Kedah and Perak by the Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, where he acts as the representative of the government of Denmark to assist Danish nationals in the aforementioned states in respect of consular matters such as, among others, issuing emergency passport and driving licence, certification of documents as true copies and providing assistance on emergency matters.

 

Mr Lio began his career as an Advocate and Solicitor at Messrs Chew, Tan & Lim in 1997, where he was mainly involved in banking litigation. He left the legal firm in April 1999 to set up his legal firm, Messrs Lio Chee Yeong & Co, which subsequently ceased operations in June 1999 and co-founded Messrs Lio, Soon & Poh to provide commercial and corporate legal services. The firm subsequently changed its name to Messrs Lio & Partners in 2001.

 

He has no family relationship with any director of the Company. He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.

Company Information

Dato’ Wan Hashim Bin Wan Jusoh

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Ng Chai Eng

Executive Director/Group CEO

Lau Chee Kheong

Executive Director/Group COO

F’ng Meow Cheng

Independent Non-Executive Director

Lio Chee Yeong

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Quarterly Reports

 THIRD QUARTER ENDED 30 APRIL 2019

Prospectus

17 JUNE 2019

INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LISTING OF UWC BERHAD (“UWC”) ON THE MAIN MARKET OF BURSA MALAYSIA SECURITIES BERHAD COMPRISING: (I) PUBLIC ISSUE OF 70,000,000 NEW ORDINARY SHARES IN UWC (“ISSUE SHARES”) IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER: 20,000,000 ISSUE SHARES AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION BY THE MALAYSIAN PUBLIC; 3,000,000 ISSUE SHARES AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION BY THE ELIGIBLE DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUCCESS OF UWC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES; 47,000,000 ISSUE SHARES BY WAY OF PRIVATE PLACEMENT TO IDENTIFIED BUMIPUTERA INVESTORS APPROVED BY THE MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY; AND (II) OFFER FOR SALE OF 33,015,000 EXISTING ORDINARY SHARES IN UWC (“OFFER SHARES”) BY WAY OF PRIVATE PLACEMENT TO SELECTED INVESTORS AT AN ISSUE/OFFER PRICE OF RM0.82 PER ISSUE SHARE/OFFER SHARE, PAYABLE IN FULL UPON APPLICATION.

Corporate Calendar

Opening of Application 17 June 2019
Closing of Application 28 June 2019
Balloting of Application 02 July 2019
Allotment of IPO shares to successful applicants 08 July 2019
Tentative Listing Date 10 July 2019