Chairman, Executive Director

Mr Ng Wai Kee was appointed as the Executive Director in 2002 and assumed the position of the Chief Executive Officer in 2013. He was re-designated as Chairman and Executive Director 2014. He is responsible for the operations and finance of the Group.

He holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia and is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia. He has worked as project consultant in Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney in 1992 and with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Sydney in 1993. He left the firm as a Senior Analyst in 1996. Since 1997, he has been instrumental in many milestones achieved by SMIS, namely securing a joint venture with Sugihara Co., Ltd., Japan and listing the Company on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Currently, he is responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of SMIS where he continues to drive for growth, efficiency and tighter corporate governance to ensure greater shareholder value.

He is currently a Director of Malaysian Automotive Component Parts Manufacturers and Vice Chairman of the Toyota Suppliers' Club.

He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.


Executive Director

Ms Yap Siew Foong was appointed as the Executive Director in 2002 and is responsible for the finance and operations of the trading division.

She is one of the co-founders of SMIS Group.


Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Wern Li Morsingh was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in 2012.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), King's College London, in 1995 and was admitted as an Utter Barrister of Gary's Inn in 1996. In 1997, she was admitted to the Malaysian Bar. She did a postgraduate certified diploma in accounting and finance from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 2001. She was admitted to the Singaporean Bar in 2002, she is also a Commissioner for Oaths.

She is currently a partner of Aznin, Wern Li & Associates. She is also the Chairperson of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination Committee.


Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Oei Kok Eong was appointed to the Board of Directors of SMIS in 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

He has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Singapore, 1977.

He started his career in Jardine Parrish, Singapore as a project and maintenance engineer and then worked in Rothmans, Petaling Jaya in manufacturing. Since then he has been involved for more than thirty (30) years in the automotive component industry, initially as Operations Manager of a greenfield company, Kayaba (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., a joint-venture between an international Japanese PLC and UMW Berhad, and rose to the position of General Manager/Director.

He also headed the Autoliv group of companies in Malaysia - a division of Hirotako Berhad - in manufacturing seat belts, steering wheels and airbags systems.

In 2006, he was appointed an Executive Director of APM Holdings Berhad, responsible for overseas operations until his retirement in 2011.

He has served over the years, in various positions in the Malaysian Automotive Component Manufacturers' Association (MACPMA) & working /technical committees of SIRIM. He also initiated and headed the Toyota Suppliers' Club's Lean Manufacturing activities for several years.

He was the founding Chair of the Malaysian Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers in 2000.

Presently, he is a business CEO coach mentoring a group of business owners/CEOs in association with Vistage Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. He also serves as a Director of HPMT Holdings Berhad and New Hoong Fatt Holdings Berhad.

He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.


Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Tan Hock Soon was appointed to the Board of Directors of SMIS in 2019 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

He is a Fellow Member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He commenced his career with KPMG in 1992 before leaving to join the Corporate Finance Division of Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB Investment Bank Berhad) in 1996. He left in 1999 to set up his own business.

From November 2001 to February 2004, he was an Executive Director of Merces Holdings Berhad (now known as Y&G Corporation Berhad), a company listed on the then Second Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. From January 2003 to September 2008, he was also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of NTPM Holdings Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In July 2004, he obtained his Investment Representative license and is currently an Executive Director of Strategic Capital Advisory Sdn Bhd, a Licensed Investment Advisory company which specialises in Corporate Finance.

He is also currently an Executive Director of Systech Bhd, a company listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.