Y.A.M. Tunku Naquiyuddin Ibni Tuanku Ja'afar (male), a Malaysian,
was appointed to the Board of Techna-X on 21 March 2007. He is
currently the Executive Chairman of Techna-X. He attended all six
(6) Board meetings held in the financial year.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours) degree from the
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom. He was a Diplomat
for five (5) years and served as Second Secretary in Paris, France
from 1972 to 1975. He was proclaimed Regent of Negeri Sembilan from
1994 until 1999. On 11 August 2006, he was appointed as Director of
PIPO Overseas Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Techna-X.
Besides Techna-X Berhad, he is currently also on the boards of Ann
Joo Resources Berhad and Olympia Industries Berhad. He also holds
directorship in other non-listed public companies, namely ORIX
Leasing Malaysia Berhad, Syarikat Pendidikan Staffield Berhad and
Asia Plantation Capital Berhad.
Y.A.M. Tunku Naquiyuddin is a keen environmentalist and was a
Committee Member of the World Wide Fund for Nature (Malaysia) and a
Council Member of the Business Council for Sustainable Development
in Geneva. As an active and conscientious businessman, Y.A.M. Tunku
Naquiyuddin contributed to the business fraternity through his
appointment as founding Chairman of the Federation of Public Listed
Companies Berhad, leading the initiatives to bridge bilateral
business boundaries through the Malaysia-France Economic and Trade
Association for eight (8) years and striving for Asia-Pacific
co-operation through the Canada-ASEAN Centre of which he was a
Council Member. He was nominated by the Minister of Finance to serve
on the Committee of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange from 1989 to
Y.A.M. Tunku Naquiyuddin is a major shareholder of Techna-X and he
has no family relationship with any Director and/or major
shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.
Mr. Liu Guodong
Mr. Liu Guodong (male), a Chinese People’s Republic of China (“PRC”)
national, was appointed to the Board of Techna-X Berhad on 22 March
2007. He is currently the Managing Director of Techna-X Berhad. He
attended all six (6) Board meetings held in the financial year.
He was the Managing Director of Linyi Yehua Coking Co., Ltd
(“Yehua”) since 15 December 2004 and was appointed as the legal
representative of Yehua on 1 July 2005. He graduated from Linyi
Teaching Institute with a Bachelor degree in Sports in 1995. Prior
to joining Yehua, from 1994 to 2004, he was a self-employed
businessman involved in the dealing of iron ore, coal and
electrolysis aluminite powder. On 21 June 2005, he was appointed as
a Director of PIPO Overseas Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Techna-X Berhad. Overall, Mr. Liu has over ten (10) years of working
experience in the related industry.
Mr. Liu is a major shareholder of Techna-X Berhad and he has no
family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor
any conflict of interest with the Company except as disclosed in the
Y. Bhg. Datuk Lim Chih Li @ Lin Zhili, Jared
Datuk Jared Lim (male), a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of
Techna-X Berhad on 16 October 2019 as an Executive Director. He
attended one (1) Board meeting out of six (6) held in the financial
year as he was only appointed on 16 October 2019.
Datuk Jared Lim is a founding partner of Tremendous Asia Partners,
an Asian-owned and locally-grown private equity fund focused on the
consumers space in South East Asia with a focus on value add through
design and digital marketing. He is also the non-executive chairman
of Tremendous Entertainment Ltd, a leading independent producer of
live entertainment content in the region.
Prior to joining Tremendous Asia Partners, Datuk Jared Lim was an
investment banker with Avenue Securities and was responsible for the
setting up of the corporate finance unit, eventually building a
strong track record in Equity offerings, Restructurings, M&A and
Bond Issues. Datuk Jared Lim built a niche in Malaysia in cross
border equity offerings involving PRC enterprises, which eventually
led to him starting an Emerging South East Asian private equity
Datuk Jared Lim currently sits on the Executive Advisory panel of
CENDANA (Cultural Economy Development Agency) which has been set up
by the Malaysian government to build a vibrant and sustainable
cultural economy in Malaysia.
Datuk Jared Lim has a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Accounting
from the University of Bristol and obtained a First Class in Masters
of Finance from the University of Hull and the Chartered Financial
Analyst (CFA) qualification. He is currently completing a post
graduate diploma in Digital Business.
Datuk Jared Lim has no family relationship with any Director and/or
major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.
Mr. Tony Foong
Financial Controller of Techna-X Group. A Chartered Accountant, Mr
Foong holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) from University of
Otago, New Zealand and Associate Member (ACMA) of The Chartered
Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). He is also a Member of
Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Prior to joining Techna-X
Group in 2008, Mr Foong worked as Auditor Supervisor for 4 years in
Audit firms in Singapore and Malaysia. Subsequently he was an
Accountant for 6 years before joining Techna-X Group.
Overall, Mr Foong has 10 years of working experience specializing in
the area of auditing & accounting. He will oversee Techna-X
Group’s overall accounting matters. He reports directly to the Board
Assistant Financial Controller
Mr. Du Peicheng
Assistant Financial Controller of Techna-X Group. Graduated from
Shandong College of Economic & Management in 2002. Joined
Techna-X Group in 2005.
As todate, Mr Du has accumulated
more than 10 years of working experience in the field of accounting
Head of Food & Beverage Division
Mr. Lee Yew Jin
Lee Yew Jin is the Head of Food & Beverage (“F&B”) division
of Techna-X Group, overseeing the Group’s F&B business.
Yew Jin has more than 20 years of experience in managing and
operating renowned F&B brands including McDonald’s, Dome Café
and Domino’s Pizza.
He is responsible for the overall business operations, strategic
direction and expansion for Techna-X Group’s F&B franchises,
namely TGI Fridays and Teh Tarik Place in Malaysia and oversea
Chief Data Scientist
Dr. Wan M Hasni
Dr. Wan M Hasni is an entrepreneur by nature, he has developed many
businesses throughout his illustrious career spanning over 30 years,
managing companies and projects worth over US20 billion.
His core field of expertise is in finance, with experience of
building up companies, organisations in Malaysia, United States,
China and South East Asia.
Dr Wan M Hasni have dedicated his energy and skillset to spearhead
the data analytics and artificial intelligence within the Techna-X
He is a Malaysian citizen, and currently resides in Kuala Lumpur,
Head of Technology Division
Mr. Vince Ng Chee Seng
Vince Ng Chee Seng is the Head of Technology division of Techna-X
Group, leading the Group’s mobile and digital solutions business.
With over 20 years of experience in founding and growing technology
companies, Vince has successfully brought start-ups from drawing
board to commercialization.
Among his notable success are TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd,
which he co-founded and has since been acquired as part of Techna-X
Group in 2019, and Okulus Networks Inc., a technology start-up in
Ottawa that he co-founded and has successfully undergone trade sale
His other successful commercial deployments including Free Alliance
Sdn Bhd, a Khazanah Nasional Funded wireless sensor solutions
company in healthcare, manufacturing, education, logistics and
Head of Business Development
Mr. Maximilius Abbas Wan
Maximilius Wan has served in various top positions with some of the
most well-known names in the software and hardware industry during
the past 15 years such as EDS, CSA, TeleTech, Hewlett-Packard,
McAfee, among others.
Among his notable success is MD Labs Sdn Bhd, a company specializing
in Smart Data and Analytics, which he co-founded and has since been
acquired as part of Techna-X Group in 2020. The company has served
and trained members of the Malaysian government from various sectors
in the field of analytics and predictive algorithm.
Since 2012, he has based himself in the Asean region with stints in
Australia, South Korea, and Singapore focusing on development of
Energy Storage Solutions along with analytic related
Lead Business Development
Mr. Afdha Yusof
Mr. Afdha Yusof has over 15 years of experience in Human Resource
and Talent Acquisition in some of the top MNC companies in Southeast
Asia and Middle East.
He has been involved in, amongst other things, mergers and
acquisitions, and joint ventures. Mr. Afdha Yusof is leading the
business development of Super Batteries and Energy Storage