To become the preferred 1-stop center for travel packages that cater for travel and tour itinerary needs including the handling of meetings, incentives, conferences and events (“MICE”).
- To be and continue to be the preferred travel management and services firm.
- Continuously innovate and strive to provide better customer satisfaction.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WING KWONG @ CHAN WING KWONG
(Chairman/ Independent & Non Executive Director)
Mr Chan Wing Kwong, a Chinese nationality from Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as well as a Permanent Resident in Malaysia, aged 62, Male, was appointed to the Board on 29 March 2018.
Mr Chan has over 30 years of experience and has been exposed to a wide range of industries. He started his career as a design engineer in the oil and gas sector in USA .Upon his return to Malaysia from USA, he joined the construction sector and worked on numerous prestigious projects in Malaysia. Mr. Chan was appointed as the Group Executive Director of Salcon Engineering Sdn. Bhd. from year 1994 to 1998. Mr. Chan joined Symphony Life Berhad (then known as Bolton Berhad) ("Symphony Life") as the Chief Operating Officer ("COO") in November 2000. On 1 January 2004, he joined Kejora Harta Berhad ("Kejora") as the COO and was subsequently appointed to Kejora's Board of Directors as an Executive Director on 15 April 2004. Kejora was delisted on 9 October 2006 when it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Symphony Life. Mr. Chan was re-appointed as the COO of Symphony Life 1 April 2007 prior to his appointment as an Executive Director of Symphony Life on 1 December 2007.
Mr. Chan retired from the Board of Directors of Symphony Life on 31 March 2015. Since his retirement, Mr. Chan has been pursuing his own personal interest.
YAP TSOK LIM (DANI)
(Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer)
Mr. Dani Yap, a Malaysian, aged 38, Male, was appointed to the Board on 17 January 2018.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
He began his career as a Market Development Executive in Parlo Tours in 2004 and has 14 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry. In 2008, he was promoted to Executive Director of Parlo Tours, where he was responsible for the management of Parlo Tours’ Inbound Division and overseeing its marketing and business development activities. His responsibilities at the Parlo Tours group of companies (“Parlo Tours Group”) included overseeing the overall performance, strategic planning and providing business direction as well as formulating business policies.
He does not hold any directorship in other public companies or public listed companies, but he sits on the board of directors of several private companies.
He is a substantial shareholder of the Company effective from 18 January 2018. He is the son of Mr. Yap Fu Fah and Madam Chou Ching Fung who are the major shareholders of Parlo. Mr Yap Fu Fah and Madam Chou Ching Fung are the directors and major shareholders of Thirty Keystone Sdn Bhd.
DR. FOLK JEE YOONG
(Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director)
Dr. Folk, a Malaysian, aged 57, Male, was appointed to the Board on 8 April 2014.
Dr. Folk received his Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting and Secretarial Administration from the Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia, Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Western Australia, Master of Commerce degree in Accounting from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, Doctor of Business Administration from the University of South Australia and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Malaya. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He also holds a Certificate in Investor Relations from the IR Society, United Kingdom.
Dr. Folk has over 20 years of experience in academia, corporate finance, restructuring, audit and financial management in diversified industries such as mortgage banking, property development, construction, seafood trawling and processing, pulp and paper, jewellery, office furniture, multi-level marketing, plastic injection moulding, timber plantation and processing, hospitality and thermo-vacuum forming. Between 1984 and 1990, amongst other public accounting firms, he was attached, to Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, New Zealand and McLaren & Stewart, Perth, Australia. He has also worked with multi-national firms such as Sinar Mas Group, Raja Garuda Mas Group and Fletcher Challenge Group in various countries such as New Zealand, India and Indonesia.
Dr. Folk sits on the Board of AHB Holdings Berhad and Lion Forest Industries Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
LOW MENG CHOON
(Independent Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Low, a Malaysian, aged 65, Male, was appointed to the Board on 8 April 2014.
He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 1979. He started his career working in Chartered Accounting firms before switching to become an Accountant in various companies based in Western Australia from 1980 to 1987. His last appointment in Australia was with the National Australia Financial Management Limited, a subsidiary of National Australia Bank before accepting an appointment as an Associate Director of the National Australia Merchant Bank (Singapore) Limited to promote merchant banking services in the Asia Pacific region. He left Singapore in 1991 to return to Malaysia holding managerial positions with various financial institutions. He was a former member of the Securities Institute of Australia, CPA Australia and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
He does not hold any directorship in other public companies or public listed companies or private companies.
KOK SHUH MIN
(Independent Non-Executive Director)
Ms. Kok, a Malaysian, aged 42, Female, was appointed to the Board on 17 January 2018.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Science in Accounting & Finance degree from the University of Northampton, United Kingdom. She is a Member of CPA Australia and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). .
Ms. Kok has over 18 years of experience in the full spectrum of commercial accounting and finance functions and activities such as financial operation and planning, corporate reporting, corporate governance, risk management, taxation, treasury and project management.
She served as the Head of Finance in Federal Auto Holdings (M) Berhad, a subsidiary of MBM Resources Berhad from years 2008 until 2012 before advancing her career as Assistant Vice President in MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd (Astro Pay TV). She also served as Finance Manager in HL Management Co Sdn Bhd, a company of Hong Leong Group from year 2014 until 2015. She is currently a Senior Finance Manager with a leading retailer listed on Main Market of Bursa Securities.
She does not hold any directorship in other public companies or public listed companies or private companies.