Mr Teong was appointed to the Board on 8 February 2005. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1983. Mr Teong started his career as an engineer with Texas Instruments in 1984. He later joined Lembaga Letrik Negara where he served as a Consumer Engineer for four (4) years. He then joined the stock broking industry and became a dealer with OSK Securities Berhad in 1990. During this stint in the broking industry, he developed extensive contacts and the skills pertinent to managing a service centric business. In 2000, he acquired a controlling stake in GD Express Sdn Bhd. He was instrumental in turning the Group around by putting corporate policies and best practices in place, which cumulated in the listing of GDEX on the MESDAQ Market (currently known as ACE Market) on Bursa Securities in 2005. Currently, Mr Teong is responsible for business development, setting strategic direction and the overall management of the Group as well as overseeing operations of the entire organisation.
Mr Teong is also a director of GDEX Foundation, a company limited by guarantee.
Mr Lim was appointed to the Board on 10 April 2015. Mr Lim has a total of more than 25 years working experience in accounting, auditing, taxation, risks management, administrative and human resource management. He started his career as audit assistant with a small-sized accounting firm in 1988 and then joined Messrs. HALS & Associates as Audit Supervisor in 1992 before joining the commercial sector in 1996. He was the Senior Manager, Group Accounts of NV Multi Corporation Berhad (NV Multi) from 1996 to 2005. Upon leaving NV Multi, he assumed various management positions including Finance & Administration Manager in a travel agency company, and Group Finance Manager in trading & manufacturing company. Prior to joining GDEX, he was a General Manager, Finance in Turiya Berhad and Chase Perdana Sdn Bhd. Mr Lim joined GDEX as General Manager, Finance in May 2011 and was promoted as Chief Financial Officer in February 2014 and involved in the strategic planning of the Group. Mr Lim holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom and he is also the member of the following professional bodies:
Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom
Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
Associate member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM)
Member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants (ACPA)
He is also a director of GDEX Foundation, a company limited by guarantee.
Mr Lee was appointed to the Board on 23 May 2017. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Statistics from University of Malaya. He is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder. Mr Lee started his career in RHB Capital with attachment to Financial Sector Enrichment Programme (FSTEP) as a trainee in 2009. He was then assigned to work in RHB Group Finance department upon completion of the one year training. In 2011, he joined OSK Research as an Equity Analyst to look at the steel sector. Upon the RHBOSK merger, he was assigned to cover logistics, airlines, media, rubber products and steel sector under RHB Research Institute. In 2014, he was ranked No.1 in the Starmine AsiaTop Stock Pickers under the transportation category. He joined GD Express in December 2014 and is involved in strategic planning, business development and investment. He is in-charge of the Group’s strategic investments and spearheading regional expansion.
Ms Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Electronic Systems Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, UK in 2003. She started her career in the semiconductor industry, joining StatsChipPAC (M) Sdn Bhd as Test Engineer in 2004 and then Intersil Services Company Sdn Bhd as Lead Test Engineer in 2007. Ms Chong joined GD Express Sdn Bhd in November 2013 as Advisor, Process Innovation and assumed additional portfolio, Stand In Head for Business Service and Support Group in 2017. Ms Chong is responsible for project management which involves collaboration from different departments and resources, making recommendations and improvements for business processes.
She was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 1 December 2018. She is responsible for the effective, efficient planning and coordination of the Courier Operations, Logistics Operations, Hub Operations, Linehaul Operations, Fleet Division, Business Service and Support Group and the Process Innovation Division.
John Teoh joined GDEX in July 2019 in the Strategy & Business, Advisory Division. He assists the Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer (“MD/GCEO”) in strategic planning and business performance of the group to accomplish the group’s overall objectives. He communicates, develops, executes and sustains strategic initiatives in collaboration with the MD/GCEO and other executive-level leaders of the group. Prior to joining GDEX, he was a Senior Fund Manager at Eastspring Investments Bhd, managing RM2.0bn of insurance funds. John has been in the research analysis and fund management for 18 years with experience in the unit trust and insurance industries. He started his fund management career as a research analyst at TA Asset Management in 2001, and later moved on to become a fund manager at Alliance Investment Management and Hong Leong Assurance. John graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) Degree from the University of Malaya in 1999. He was promoted to the position of Chief Strategy Officer on 1 October 2021. He is responsible to assist the MD/GCEO in setting and driving organization vision, mission and Group strategies as well as developing the Group’s strategic plan in line with the direction set by the MD/GCEO and Board of Directors.
Melvin is responsible for the overall technology stack of GDEX Berhad. He oversees the company’s Information Technology division comprising of multiple teams including software development, cyber security and infrastructure.
Melvin is previously from Rakuten Trade where he has been on an upward career climb as Deputy CIO and achieved positive results in software quality and improved system uptime and reliability.
Prior to joining Rakuten Trade, he was the Group CTO with a multinational company based in Myanmar for 2 years.
He possesses a good breadth and depth in Information Technology given his 20 years of working experience covering software development, database administration, digital forensic, and cyber security. He has held various senior roles covering different industries such as E-commerce, Property Development, Health, Retail, Manufacturing, Education, Hotels, Logistics and Automotive.