JOHN CHIA SIN TET, Chairman/Group Managing Director, Malaysian
Mr John Chia Sin Tet, born in 1949, was appointed Chairman of the Company on 13 June 1991, Managing Director on 11 March 1998 and the Group Managing Director on 1 November 2007. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet is a Barrister at Law and a Member of the Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet is a brother to Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet.

LEE HOONG LEONG, Executive Director, Malaysian
Mr Lee Hoong Leong, born in 1957, is the Executive Director – Group Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on 9 August 2012 as an Executive Director. He graduated from University of Singapore in 1980 with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Lee brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor packaging and test business. Prior to joining Unisem, Mr Lee was the President of UTAC, responsible for advanced wafer level interconnects between 2011 to 2012. Between 2001 to 2011 he was the President of UTAC Singapore, President of UTAC Shanghai, Vice President of UTAC Operations and Vice President, Quality and Research & Development. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Lee held management positions in quality, information technology, planning and facility in STATS Singapore before he was promoted as Vice President, Leadframe Products.

Mr Lee Hoong Leong began his career with Texas Instruments, Singapore in 1980 as an automation engineer. He held various managerial and engineering positions between 1980 to 1986. Mr Lee subsequently left Texas Instruments in 1986 and joined National Semiconductor Singapore (“NatSemi”) where he held various managerial positions before he left as operations manager wide area networks in 1996.

FRANCIS CHIA MONG TET, Executive Director, Malaysian
Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet, born in 1951, is the Executive Director – Group Finance of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on 19 June 1989 as a Non-Executive Director and subsequently appointed as Executive Director on 1 February 2006. He is one of the founder members of Unisem (M) Berhad. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He was with an international accounting firm from 1976 to 1979. In 1980, he started his own accounting practice in Seremban. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies.

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet is a brother to Mr John Chia Sin Tet.

ALEXANDER CHIA JHET-WERN, Executive Director, Malaysian
Mr Alexander Chia Jhet Wern, born in 1980, was appointed to the Board of the Company as Executive Director on 26 February 2014. He is a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Chia joined the Company in 2004 and held the position of Vice President, Deputy COO, prior to his appointment to the board in 2014. He sits on the board of several private limited companies.

Mr Alexander Chia Jhet Wern is a son of Mr John Chia Sin Tet.

DATO’ GREGORY WONG GUANG SENG, Independent Director, Malaysian
Dato’ Gregory Wong Guang Seng, born in 1951, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 26 February 2014 as an Independent Director. Dato’ Gregory Wong is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales) as well as a Chartered Management Accountant (UK). He is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and an Associate Member of Tax Institute Malaysia (ATII). Dato’ Gregory Wong holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cranfield Institute of Technology (UK). He is a Chairman of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Sustainability Committee.

Dato’ Gregory Wong has served Deloitte for over 40 years, where he held various positions including Senior Partner, Head of Clients and Markets as well as Exco Member of Deloitte Malaysia. He retired from Deloitte in 2013 and is currently an Executive Director of AG Legal Tax Services Sdn. Bhd. Dato’ Gregory Wong also sits on the board of several private companies.

ANG CHYE HOCK, Independent Director, Singaporean
Mr Ang Chye Hock, born in 1950, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 28 November 2002. He graduated from Salford University, England in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics (Honours). Mr Ang was re-designated as Independent Director in January 2016 and is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Sustainability Committee.

Mr Ang brings with him more than 28 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He began his career with Motorola Malaysia in 1973 and was responsible for starting up their new factory in Seremban. He left for Singapore in 1984 and during the 16 years period there, he held various senior managerial positions in the disk drive related industry as well as software retail industry.

He joined Unisem as Chief Operating Officer and President in 2001. He then held the positions of Group Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2102, Executive Director – Business Development for 2013. Mr Ang retired from his executive function in December 2013.

YEN WOON @ LOW SAU CHEE, Non-Executive Director, Malaysian
Mr Yen Woon @ Low Sau Chee, born in 1947, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 10 July 1991.

Mr Yen Woon has more than 15 years of experience in the timber and plantation business. He sits on the board of several private limited companies.

LIM SIEW ENG, Independent Director, Malaysian
Mdm Lim Siew Eng, born in 1953, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 29 October 2015. She graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree. She is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mdm Lim has garnered more than 28 years of working experience in the corporate advisory sector of the financial services industry. She began her career at Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (MIMB), (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) where she held various managerial positions and served as Head of Corporate Advisory Department before joining Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (MIBB) in 2004 to head the Corporate Finance Department.

After her retirement, she was invited to be a member of the Qualitative Assurance Committee which was set up from 2009-2010 to assist in enhancing the overall quality of the training programmes for the Financial Sector Talent Enhancement Programme (FSTEP) launched by the Institute of Bankers Malaysia in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia.

Mdm Lim is currently a director of several private limited companies.

MAHANI AMAT, Independent Director, Malaysian
Mdm Mahani Amat, born in 1954, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 26 January 2016. She graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics degree in Business Administration.  She is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Sustainability Committee.

Mdm Mahani has more than 27 years of working experience in the banking industry. She began her career at Bank Negara Malaysia in 1977 where she held various positions in reserves management. She served as Section Head, Export Credit Refinancing Facilities before joining RHB Bank Singapore in 1984 as Head of Asian Currency Unit, Treasury. Between 1993 to 2001 she was the Deputy Branch Manager of RHB Singapore Main Branch and Head of Consumer and Electronic Banking of RHB Bank Singapore. She then returned to RHB Head office in Kuala Lumpur in 2001 and held various senior management positions including Head of Premium Banking, Consumer Division, Head of International Division, Executive Vice President of Operations and Services Division and as a Transitional Management Committee Member from 2003 to 2004, where she assumed the duties of the bank’s CEO during a transition period of one year pending appointment of new CEO.

Mdm Mahani is currently a director of several private limited companies.