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.

He is currently a Director of Malaysian Automotive Component Parts Manufacturers.

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 the Independent Non-Executive Director in 2012.

Graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from King's College London in 1995 and was admitted as an Utter Barrister of Gray's Inn in 1996. In 1997, she was admitted to the Malaysian Bar and to the Singaporean Bar in 2002.

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

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, PJ in manufacturing. Since then he has more than thirty (30) years experience 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 - 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 coach mentoring a group of business owners and CEOs in association with Vistage Malaysia Sdn Bhd .He serves as Director of HPMT Holdings Berhad and New Hong Fatt Holdings Berhad. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.