Board of Directors
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Lee Yew Weng
Age 45 / Malaysian / Male
Mr. Lee Yew Weng was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2020.
Mr. Lee obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1998 from the University of Adelaide, in Australia. He is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of CPA Australia since 2003 and also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2014.
He began his career with KK Chow & Partners in March 1999 and then joined Crowe Horwath Malaysia (now known as Crowe Malaysia) in January 2000 as an Audit Assistant where he was involved in performing statutory audit. Subsequently, he joined KPMG Malaysia as an Audit Assistant in January 2001.
He ventured into the corporate sector when he joined Jotech Holdings Berhad as their Group Accountant in 2002 where he was responsible for their accounting and financial matters. From May 2003 to June 2010, he worked with AmInvestment Bank Berhad, firstly in the Corporate Finance and Advisory Department and got promoted to Associate Director where he was involved in various corporate exercises, including corporate restructuring, reverse take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, fund raising and initial public offering. Subsequently in July 2008, he was relocated to their Corporate & Institutional Banking Department as an Associate Director.
After he left AmInvestment Bank Berhad in 2010, he setup his own firms that are principally engaged in provision of accounting and management consultancy services.
From June 2019 to February 2020, he joined Canfield Corporate Finance Company Limited (“Canfield”), an approved Corporate Finance Adviser in Hong Kong, licenced by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, as a Responsible Officer where he was involved in marketing and structuring transactions for clients undertaking cross-border corporate exercises. Subsequently in September 2020, he joined Sorrento Capital Limited, an approved Sponsor and Corporate Finance Adviser in Hong Kong, licenced by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, as a Licenced Representative where he has similar responsibilities as his role in Canfield.
He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, nor does he have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted for offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences or any public sanction or penalty imposed on him by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year 2021.
He has attended all the eight (8) Board of Directors’ Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2021.
He holds directorship in Hiap Huat Holdings Berhad and DS Sigma Holdings Berhad.