Key Senior Management

Wong Kian Hwa, is the Executive Director of AYS Wire Products Sdn Bhd (“AYSW”). He obtained his Malaysian Certificate of Education in 1975. Thereafter, he started his 22 years career in the steel industry with various portfolios serving in companies including Sama Wira Mulpha Sdn Bhd, D&B Trading Sdn Bhd and Perwaja Sdn Bhd. In 1997, he set up AYSW as a joint venture with Ann Yak Siong Hardware Sdn Bhd (“AYSH”) to manufacture various wired rod-based products and steel bars. Currently, he is responsible for the overall operations of AYSW. In January 2019, he was transferred to AYS Marketing Sdn Bhd (“AYSM”) and is in charge of the overall operations of AYSM.

Oh Yung Wooi,is the Materials Director of AYSH. After he completed his secondary school, he joined AYSH in 1999 as Sales Executive. He has gained vast exposure in the various operations portfolios including credit control, sales and marketing, logistic as well as stock management. Having more than 10 years’ hands-on experience and exposure in all aspects of the steel business, in 2009, he was promoted to his current position and is responsible for the materials control, total warehousing and logistics functions of AYSH

Woon Yang Leng, is the Group Technical and Marketing Director of AYSH and the Executive Director of CH Yodoform. He graduated with a Master of Engineering specialised in Steel Structures and Project Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok in 1987. Mr Woon has more than 4 years of extensive practical experience in steel construction while he worked as a site Engineer on construction of facilities for company such as AT&T, President Lines and Super store warehousing in Taiwan. Mr Woon also has completed a high-rise building using structural steel. His specialise knowledge in the field of steel construction has brought him into British Steel in 1991 and responsible for promoting British Steel products in construction market in Taiwan. Having successful developed the market sector of steel construction for British Steel in Taiwan, Mr Woon was transferred to Malaysia in 1994 to kick start the British Steel office in Malaysia. Mr Woon went through the transformation of the company from British Steel to Corus and later to Tata Steel. He was heading the Malaysia office until 2008. Mr Woon started Steelco Malaysia in April 2008 and carry on his career in the steel industry. He made use of his extensive steel knowledge helping to bridge the local steel related industries with the more competitive regional suppliers especially the specialized steel producers from China. In 2012, Mr Woon resigned from Steelco Malaysia and joined AYSH as Senior General Manager-Marketing before promoted to the current position

Ir. Tong Seng Won, is the Group Engineering & Manufacturing Director of CH Yodoform Sdn Bhd (“CHY”). He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and Master of Engineering in Manufacturing from University Malaya in 1994. He is a Professional Engineer in Mechanical registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and Grade 2 Steam Engineer registered with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia. He started his career with Anshin Steel Industries Sdn Bhd in 1988 as a mechanical Engineer and in 1994 he joined Hitachi Plant Construction as an Assistant Project Manager in charging of the project for the construction of beam and section mill in Gurun. In 1995, he joined Petropipe Sdn Bhd as Deputy General Manager and subsequently he worked as a consultant for setting up a few rolling mills and steel plants in Iran from 2003 to 2010. In 2011, he joined an aluminum smelting plant in Sarawak and in 2013, he joined Perwaja Steel Industries Sdn Bhd as a Chief Operating Officer. In 2016, he resigned from Perwaja Steel Industries Sdn Bhd. With his 25 years of working experience in the steel industry involving upstream and downstream processes, he then joined AYSH as Group Engineering & Manufacturing Director and is responsible for improvement, expansion and development of manufacturing and engineering facilities of the Group. In August 2016, he was transferred to CHY and is currently responsible for the overall operations of CHY.

Tay Yew Thiam, is the Group Financial Controller of AYSH. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Accounting from University Utara Malaysia in 1991. She is a Chartered Accountant member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Certified Financial Planner registered with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and an associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. She started her career with a financial institution in 1991 as an Audit Executive and subsequently in 1992, she joined a water treatment chemicals company as an Assistant Accountant. In 1993, she joined Anshin Group as a Finance & Accounts Executive until 1997 she was transferred to serve the holding company in the Ann Joo Group. In 2007, she resigned as the HeadFinancial Accounting Unit of Ann Joo Resources Berhad to venture on her own in the field of management services prior to joining AYS Group. With her more than 25 years of working experience in the area of financial and corporate services, she joined AYSH in 2012 as a Senior General Manager - Corporate Affairs and is responsible for corporate financial reporting and compliance, investor relations, corporate development activities as well as participating in strategic planning and new business initiatives of AYS Group. In 2017, she was promoted to the current position and is responsible for planning, implementing and managing all financial-related activities of AYS Group.