Directors’ Profile

  • DATUK AZNAM BIN MANSORChairman & Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Age
      63
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Malaysian
    • Date appointed
      24 November 2010
    • Datuk Aznam Bin Mansor, is the Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee as well as the Chairman of Nomination Committee of the Company.

      He is an Advocate and Solicitor by profession having been admitted as a Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn in 1984 and admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1986. Upon his admission to the Malaysian Bar, he commenced his legal practice and he has been a partner of his present legal practice, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill since 1993. Currently, he is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Mikro MSC Berhad.

      He is also the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

      He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
  • LIN HAO WENManaging Director

    • Age
      43
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Taiwanese
    • Date appointed
      14 July 2009
    • Mr Lin Hao Wen graduated from Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan with a Bachelor of Computer Science in 2001 and subsequently pursued his Master in Business Administration (Major in Supply Chain Management) in Eastern Michigan University, USA. He graduated in 2006 and started his career with our Group in 2007 as Assistant to the Managing Director overseeing the business operation in the area of production and marketing. Subsequently, on 1 March 2013, he was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee. He also holds directorship in the subsidiaries of the Company.

      He is the son of Mr. Lin Fong Ming and the brother of Mr. Lin Hao Yu, whom both are Executive Directors and major shareholders of the Company.
  • LIN FONG MINGExecutive Director (Resigned on 29 November 2022)

    • Age
      72
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Taiwanese
    • Date appointed
      19 November 2015
    • Mr Lin Fong Ming is one of our Company’s founders. He graduated with a Diploma in Science from the Tung Fang Institute of Technology. He possesses about 40 years of experience in the trading of timber and plywood manufacturing. He has been playing an instrumental role in charting the strategic direction of our Group. Under his leadership, our Group has grown from a small company to a major player in the plywood manufacturing industry. With his vast experience in the industry and technical expertise and knowhow in the manufacturing of plywood, our Group has been able to produce a wide range of quality plywood that meet customers’ requirements and international quality standards. In year 2013, he resigned the position of Managing Director of our Company due to health reason and he was reappointedto our Board as Executive Director on 19 November 2015.

      He started his career in the timber industry as a timber trader in Taiwan, attached to a timber trading and plywood manufacturing company in Taiwan. Between 1981 and 2002, he and the other two (2) founders owned a timber trading company in Taiwan where he was a director of the company. Besides the plywood business, he also has investments in property development business in the PRC and a petrol station in Taiwan. Due to his extensive business experience and investments in various countries, he was appointed as the President of the East Malaysia Committee of Taipei Investors’ Association in Malaysia from 2001 to 2004 and Vice National President of Taipei Investors’ Association Malaysia from 2003 to 2004. He was awarded the Best Overseas Chinese Entrepreneur by the Taiwanese government in 2005 in recognition of his entrepreneurship achievement overseas. In 2008, he was appointed as the Advisory Official in Malaysia for a year by the Taiwanese government to assist the government in handling Taiwanese residence affairs in Malaysia. In 2009, he was appointed for a two (2)-year term as an Overseas Compatriot Affair Commission member by the Taiwan government. His role as a member of the Overseas Compatriot Affair Commission is to act as one of the liaison person between the Taiwanese in Malaysia and the Taiwanese government. He also holds directorship in the subsidiary of the Company.

      Mr. Lin Fong Ming is the father to Mr. Lin Hao Wen, the Managing Director and major shareholder of the Company and Mr. Lin Hao Yu, the Executive Director and major shareholder of the Company.
  • LIN HAO YUExecutive Director

    • Age
      45
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Taiwanese
    • Date appointed
      15 July 2016
    • Mr Lin Hao Yu graduated from Advanced Vocational School of Agriculture & Technology in Sheng Li Gung Shan Taiwan major in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering. He has about twenty two (22) years of working experience in the timber industry. Prior joining to our Group, he started his working career with the Company in 1998 as a General Production Manager. Then he left to join a veneer production factory in Cambodia from 2000 to 2003 as a Production and Human Resource Manager. He returned to Malaysia to join a company involved in sawmilling from 2004 to 2008, holding the position as a Production Manager and also in charge of the sales and marketing department.

      From 2009 till 2015, he started his own business of sawmill factory. He possesses a sufficient and broad experience in production, marketing, and human resource. In addition, he is familiar with Sabah timber industry and lumber concession and trading operation.

      He is also a member of Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee.

      He is the son of Mr. Lin Fong Ming, the Executive Director and major shareholder of the Company and the brother of Mr. Lin Hao Wen, the Managing Director and major shareholder of the Company.
  • WONG YOKE NYENIndependent Non-Executive Director

    • Age
      63
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Malaysian
    • Date appointed
      24 November 2010
    • Mr Wong Yoke Nyen, our Independent Non-Executive Director, is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee and Employees’ Share Options Scheme Committee of the Company.

      He obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours (First Division) degree, after having completed a course in Accountancy from the City of London Polytechnic, UK (now known as London Metropolitan University, UK) in 1981. He is also a graduate of the Wharton Advance Management Program from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA as well as a member of the Corporate Finance faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Chartered Institute for Securities Investment, United Kingdom.

      In 1981, he started his career in Baker Rooke, a firm of chartered accountants in London where he gained wide experience and exposure in the areas of auditing, accountancy and management consultancy work. In 1983, he joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). He is a seasoned investment banker with more than thirty(30) years of dedicated corporate finance and investment banking experience. He was the Executive Vice President cum Head of Corporate Finance Division in Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad. In 2004, he started WYNCORP Advisory Sdn Bhd, a private company licensed to provide corporate finance advisory services.

      He is currently the Managing Director of WYNCORP Advisory Sdn Bhd. He was an Honorary Advisor to the Master Builders Association Malaysia. He is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Benalec Holdings Berhad, Independent Non-Executive Director of Sentoria Group Berhad, Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad and Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad.

      He brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience in the investment banking and corporate advisory sectors to join the team.

      He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
  • NG TIAN MENGIndependent Non-Executive Director

    • Age
      66
    • Gender
      Male
    • Nationality
      Malaysian
    • Date appointed
      24 November 2010
    • Mr Ng Tian Meng, our Independent Non-Executive Director, is also the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and a member of Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Employees’ Share Options Committee of the Company.

      He has approximately 31 years of experience in the electrical engineering field involving engineering consultancy, project management, operation, maintenance, testing and commissioning. He started his engineering career and worked in Malayawata Steel Berhad as an Electrical Engineer between May 1981 and July 1983. Subsequently, he worked in several companies involved in the steel, engineering, brewery and camera manufacturing businesses. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Jurutera Perunding M & E NTM (S) Sdn Bhd and NTM Engineering Services Sdn Bhd.

      Apart from his extensive working experience, he obtained his Council for National Academic Award Bachelor of Science (Major in Electrical and Electronic Engineering) from Robert Gordon Institute of Technology, Scotland in 1980. He is a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia, the Institute of Engineers Australia and the Institute of Electrical Engineers United Kingdom. In addition, he is also a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and the Institution of Engineers, Australia and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom.

      He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
  • NAR CHIN KEOWIndependent Non-Executive Director

    • Age
      54
    • Gender
      Female
    • Nationality
      Malaysian
    • Date appointed
      01 June 2022
    • Ms Nar Chin Keow started her internship with Bakers & McKenzie, an international law firm in Sydney from December 1988 to February 1989 and December 1989 to February 1990

      In January to December 1991, she underwent pupilage in Suhaimi Khor & Zulkifli, Kuala Lumpur under Matthias Chang Esq. In January 1992 to February 2002, she underwent pupilage, then worked as a lawyer and partner in Alex Pang & Co.

      Currently, she is the Managing Partner of legal firm C.K. Nar & Co which specializing in property, banking and contract law. She is the Director of VFchin Interior Sdn Bhd.

      She has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
  • LIN PEI WENExecutive Director

    • Age
      39
    • Gender
      Female
    • Nationality
      Taiwanese
    • Date appointed
      01 June 2022
    • Ms. Lin Pei Wen started her career in Ernst & Young Global Limited (E&Y) from September 2005 to December 2007 as junior auditor and was promoted to the audit team leader subsequently.

      She joined Untung Ria Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary company of Focus Lumber Berhad as Financial Controller from January 2008 to January 2016.

      In January 2016, she joined Da Yuan Yang Industrial Co., Ltd. as International Marketing Manager. Her job scopes cover international marketing, Customer Relationship Management and managing risks in relation to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

      Ms Lin Pei Wen is the spouse of Mr Lin Hao Wen, the Managing Director and substantial shareholder of Focus Lumber Berhad (the Company), sister-in-law of Mr Lin Hao Yu, the Executive Director and substantial shareholder of the Company and daughter-in-law of Mr Lin Fong Ming, the Executive Director and substantial shareholder of the Company.