Executive Chairman

Mr. Kan Yow Kheong, a Malaysian, aged 61, was appointed to the Board of Analabs as the Executive Chairman on 19 November 1999. Mr Kan, who is also the major shareholder, joined The Analytical Laboratories (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (TAL) as a manager of the laboratory in 1980. Trained as a chemist, he graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a degree in Chemistry (Honours). Having successfully completed the Top Management Program from the Manila-based Asian Institute of Management in 1988, he went on to obtain his Diploma in Marketing Management from CIM (UK) and finally Honours in MBA from Oklahoma City University, (USA). He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Executive Director

Mr. Lim Yoke Soo, a Malaysian, aged 64, was appointed as the Executive Director of Analabs on 20 August 2010. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry from Nanyang University Singapore. In 1976, he began his career as a Process Engineer with National Semiconductor (M) Sdn. Bhd. and later joined The Analytical Laboratories (M) Sdn. Bhd. in 1978 as a Laboratory Chemist. Mr. Lim graduated with a Diploma in Management from the Malaysian Institute of Management. To date, Mr. Lim has accumulated more than 30 years of experience in project management of waste water, pure water treatment plants and marketing for waste recycling jobs. He was also appointed as a Director of several private limited companies.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Low Chin Ann @ Han Chin Ann, a Malaysian, aged 35, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 1 December 2012 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and was identified as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Analabs on 5 January 2015. Mr Low is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) since 2008 and holds a Diploma in Computer Science awarded by FTMS-ICL and Certified Accounting Technician awarded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants both in year 1999. Mr Low started as a Tax Executive in RKT Tax Services in year 2001. He then left RKT Tax Services and joined KLC Higher Studies as a lecturer till end of 2002. He was a Course Director at Kolej Kasturi in CAT-Academic from year 2003 to 2006 before he joined FTMS Global Singapore in 2007. Currently, he is a Course Director in Kolej Bandar and acting as a consultant of his own firm, CA Advisory providing corporate training and seminars. He is also an adjunct technical advisor for Thenesh, Renga & Associates as well as a visiting lecturer for Citypro Educare (Johor) and various universities in China. He is also a member of the examination team of an internationally recognised professional accountancy body since 2009.  Mr Low is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lai Yew Choong, a Malaysian, aged 67, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 1 December 2012 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Lai holds a Senior Cambridge awarded by University of Cambridge in year 1965. He started his banking career at Bank of America Kuala Lumpur in 1965 in the Trade Finance Department and was promoted to Chief Dealer of Foreign Exchange in 1973. He joined Bank Bumiputra Malaysia in 1973 to set up Foreign Exchange/Money Market Division carried the position of Bank’s Chief Dealer/ Treasury Head and was responsible for setting up the Bank’s International Dealing Rooms in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and New York. Mr Lai assumed various positions in Bank Bumiputra Malaysia from Manager, Marketing & Public Affairs (1980-1985), Manager, Correspondent Banking (1985-1986) and Manager, Financial Institutions (1986-1987). He then joined United Asian Bank in 1987 as Deputy General Manager, Treasury & International Banking as part of Bank Negara Malaysia’s team to revamp the Bank’s operations and remained as Senior Vice President in 1992 after the merger with Bank of Commerce Berhad before he was appointed as Director of Bank of Commerce International Ltd, Labuan from 1995 to 1997. Mr Lai was the Senior Vice President, Treasury & International Banking of Malaysian French Bank (now known as Alliance Bank) from 1995 to 1997. He then joined Malaysian Plantations Berhad as General Manager to set up and head its financial derivative subsidiary Matrix Core Options & Futures Sdn Bhd. He was appointed as an Executive Director of Matrix Core Options & Futures Sdn Bhd from 1999 until retirement in 2001. Mr Lai is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lim Chee Beng, a Malaysian, aged 40, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 5 January 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr. Lim is an auditor and tax agent with more than 15 years of audit and tax experience and prior to leaving for the practice; he had served multinational and local listed companies. He gained extensive experience from servicing clients who included local and international companies in a wide spectrum of industries covering manufacturing, transportation, services, development, construction and trading. His involvement in tax engagements with local and foreign companies encompassed various aspects of tax compliance and planning strategies/schemes which includes investment incentives, remuneration packages, tax audit and tax investigation. The services provided under his firm included statutory and special audit, tax compliance and planning, accounting and GST compliance and advisory services and he is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP).  Mr. Lim is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Clifton Heath Fernandez, a Malaysian, aged 43, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 16 February 2016 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr. Clifton is currently the Certification Director of Royalcert International Registrar, South East Asia Region and the Managing Director of RCERT (SEA) Sdn Bhd.

His carrier has encompassed a spectrum of industries, involving Standards and Improvement in projects, Compliance, Quality, Financial, Auditing, Education, Human Resources and Credit Control. He conducts Training, Certification Audits & Placement Consultancy for clients in South East Asia Region.

Mr. Clifton also acts as an independent reviewer and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns with the organisation are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and
Independent Non-Executive Director

Miss Tan Suat Eam, a Malaysian, aged 64, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 16 February 2016 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Miss Tan Suat Eam, is currently a Partner of Adant Management PLT that provides marketing, project management and to provide consultancy for environmental and sustainability in various environmental projects in relation to air and water pollution monitoring and control, waste management, green productivity, environmental management systems, environmental audit and the Clean Development Mechanism, etc. Miss Tan also conducts training and assessment on environmental performance.
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