Listed on the Main Board of the Malaysia Stock Exchange, Kelington was founded in 2000 to provide Ultra High Purity (UHP) gas delivery solutions to the electronics and semiconductor industry.
We have accumulated a strong track record in completing a variety of projects for global multinational corporations (MNCs) comprising of wafer fabrication plants, storage media and hard disk drive manufacturers, integrated circuits manufacturers, and photovoltaic cell manufacturers.
Over the years, we have expanded our service offerings and ventured into new markets and have successfully secured clients from the oil & gas, oleo-chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, biotechnology and medical industries.
Today, we have evolved to become a multi-disciplinary engineering services provider with regional presence in Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines.
We focus on engineering the best solution for every application to meet our customers’ needs efficiently, effectively and economically. We work closely with our customers, enabling them to meet the increasing challenges of a competitive marketplace, and maintaining high standards of productivity and product quality.
Kelington is a registered contractor with Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia and is certified to ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
To be a leading and well-diversified high-technology Company in the Asia Pacific region. Our vision serves as a strategic intent and guides every aspect of our business in describing the desired long-term future state of the company.
Everything we do is inspired by our enduring mission. We strive to build the Group as a profitable organisation that is continuously investing in new technology, delivering world class and quality services to meet our customers’ requirement, safely and cost effectively.
OUR VALUES .
• Building Partnerships with customers, vendors and sub-contractors
• Continuous Improvement in business processes, skills and technology
• Innovation in providing engineering solutions for a diverse range of environments
• Prioritize Safety in all situations
Board of Directors.
Ir. Gan Hung Keng
Ir. Gan Hung Keng is a Company founder, Executive Director and Chairman of the Company since 14 February 2000 and was appointed as the Managing Director on 22 November 2004 and assumed the role of CEO with effect from 1 September 2009. As the CEO, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management functions of the Group and in particular, the Group’s new ventures. He is also the Chairman of the Option Committee.He graduated with a Bachelor of Chemical & Process Engineering degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia. He is also a Professional Engineer on the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.
He has held various managerial roles beginning with a water treatment company in Singapore in 1988 as an Engineer responsible for engineering projects execution of pure water and waste water treatment. He then went on to lead various engineering projects as a Project Engineer until 1994 where he joined Malaysian Oxygen Berhad (“MOX”) as a Project Manager for their Ultra Clean Division. He served in MOX for four (4) years before moving to Eastern Oxygen Berhad as the Project Manager for the Ultra Clean System. In 1999, he held the position of Manager (Process) in M+W Zander Pte Ltd (Singapore) for a year before taking up his current position.
Through the various positions held, he has acquired expertise in the detailed designing of all gas delivery system (inert and hazardous gases) for Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication and Flat Panel Display plants, engineering and construction management of large scale and fast track project for gas and chemical related projects, and general management of a business unit and a company.
Ir. Gan is a corporate representative of Palace Star Sdn. Bhd. (“Palace Star”), a substantial shareholder of the Company. He is also a Director of a few subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Ong Weng Leong
Mr Ong Weng Leong has been a Director of the Company since 22 November 2004. He was appointed as the General Manager on 1 August 2005 and assumed the role of COO with effect from 1 September 2009. As the COO, he is responsible for the management of the day-to-day functions and operations of the Group in Taiwan and China. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Option Committee. He graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia. He also received a Master in Business Administration from the University of Bath, United Kingdom in 2002.
He began taking up managerial roles in 1996 while at MOX as the Production Manager after which he became the Operations Manager from 1998 to 2000, responsible for managing plant operations located in the central and east coast region. Later in 2000, he was promoted to National Engineering Manager at MOX which he carried out for 3 years until 2004 where he was promoted to the National Sales Manager (Electronics) at MOX. Soon after that, he joined the Company in 2005 as the General Manager.
Throughout more than ten (10) years at MOX and more than eight (8) years at KGB in management roles, he has acquired expertise in detailed designing of all gas system ranging from gas production plants to the supply stations of customers and engineering construction management of industrial gas related projects.
Mr Ong is a corporate representative of Palace Star, a substantial shareholder of the Company. He is also a Director of Institut Pengurusan Malaysia, MIM Education Sdn Bhd and a few subsidiaries of the Company.
Mr. Chan Thian Kiat
Mr Chan Thian Kiat was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in the Company on 11 September 2009 and identified as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 April 2013. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also a fellow member of CPA Australia and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS).
He has held various positions at Bank of America Malaysia Berhad during his 17-year tenure before joining BA Associates Sdn Bhd (“BA Associates”) as a Principal and KGB as a Director. He left Bank of America Malaysia Berhad as the Principal, Head of Corporate Finance which he held from 1997 to 2001. At BA Associates, he provides corporate finance consultancy services, assist clients in debt and equity capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. He is also a Director of a few private limited companies.
Mr. Tan Chuan Yong
Mr Tan Chuan Yong was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director in the Company on 11 September 2009 and identified as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 April 2013. He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Option Committee. He holds a Barrister-at-Law from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He was admitted to the English Bar in 1982 and the Malaysian Bar in 1983. He is currently an Advocate & Solicitor and practising as a Partner in Messrs Tan Chuan Yong & S.M. Chan, Advocates & Solicitors. He has been a member of the Malaysian Bar since 1983. He is also a Notary Public.
Mr Tan is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of TAFI Industries Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and also a Director of a few private limited companies.
Vice Admiral (Retired) Datuk Haji Jamil bin Haji Osman
Vice Admiral (Retired) Datuk Haji Jamil bin Haji Osman was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 June 2012. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.
He is a highly decorated navy officer who opted for an early retirement from the Royal Malaysian Navy (“RMN”) in March 2012. Prior to his retirement, he was the RMN Fleet Commander in charge of the marine operations and responsible for the sovereignty of Malaysia Maritime Area. Before that, he has been assigned to several leadership positions namely Chief of Staff at the Malaysian Armed Forces (“MAF”) Joint Force Headquarters, and a Commander Officer responsible for peace keeping operations under the United Nations banner, and special missions in aid of disasters struck areas in the region.
He also attended various professional and career courses locally and abroad. Among them were Executive MBA, Ohio University and University Technology Mara in 1998 and Masters in Defense and Strategic Studies at Deakin University Australia in December 2002.
With his extension knowledge and leadership skills, he was also appointed as a Director of a few private limited companies.
Mr. Soo Yuit Weng
Mr Soo Yuit Weng was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 february 2013. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Australia majoring in Accounting. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a fellow of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). Mr Soo is also a licensed Auditor and Tax Agent in Malaysia.
He is a Chartered Accountant and is currently practicing under his own firm namely Y W Soo & Co. Prior to that, Mr Soo was attached to various professional firms and has been more than 23 years experience in the field of audit and taxation.
He is currently a Perak Branch Committee Member of CTIM, and also the panel member for Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board of the Malaysian Bar.
He is also a Director of Soo Seng Sooi Holding Berhad.
Ir. Raymond Gan
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ong Weng Leong
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Arvin Jong
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Wan Siew Chuan
Senior Vice President-China
Mr. Soo Wei Keong
Senior Vice President-Taiwan
Mr. Lim Seng Chuan
Senior Vice President– Singapore
Mr. Ong Seng Heng
Vice President– Malaysia
Awards & Recognitions.
Certificate of Achievement Year 2011 – 3-Star Rating Achiever
Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
Recognition Award for Innovative Venture Capital Backed Companies of the Year 2012
Malaysia Venture Capital Association
OSHE Management in Engineering-Gold Award 2015
*MOSHPA: Malaysian Occupational Safety & Health
Emerging SMI 2004 Award
SMI Association of Malaysia
Quality Award for Excellence In Providing Quality Product of UHP Gas System Piping of the Year 2004
Hannstar Display Corp, Tainan
Safety Award for Achieving Zero Accident Record of the Year 2004