PIKOM, the National ICT Association of Malaysia, held its 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently and elected its new Council 2013/2014 led by the new Chairman, Cheah Kok Hoong.
Cheah Kok Hoong, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hitachi Sunway Information Systems, has more than 20 years of experience across technology, business strategy, industry development and services globalization including policy development for various large regional conglomerates. His principal expertise lies in business process reengineering, strategic planning, IT direction and policy, finance transformation, system integration, IT & finance operational processes and supporting regional manufacturing operations.
“I am grateful for the support and trust bestowed on me by the members of PIKOM. Mr. Woon Tai Hai has been a supportive and visionary Chairman and led PIKOM to achieve many milestones during his two-year Chairmanship. Receiving the baton from him would mean a continuity in our current strategies and plans as I am confident that the 5-year strategic direction formed early this year is cognizant of the current and future trends,” said Cheah Kok Hoong, the new Chairman of PIKOM.
The newly elected office bearers and Councillors will be joined by four (4) existing Councillors who are serving a two-year term from 2012-2014. The full list of the Council:
|Cheah Kok Hoong||Hitachi Sunway Information Systems||Chairman||2013-2014|
|Chin Chee Seong||Gamonster Sdn Bhd||Deputy Chairman||2013-2014|
|Ganesh Kumar Bangah||MOL AccessPortal Sdn Bhd||Secretary||2013-2014|
|Danny Lee||Epson Malaysia Sdn Bhd||Treasurer||2013-2014|
|Dr Dzaharudin Mansor||Microsoft (M) Sdn Bhd||Councillor||2013-2015|
|Sean Seah Kok Wah||Bimbit.com Sdn Bhd||Councillor||2013-2015|
|Christopher Chan||The Media Shoppe Bhd||Councillor||2013-2015|
|Stan Singh-Jit||IronHorse Asia Sdn Bhd||Councillor||2013-2015|
|Jeffrey Ooi||Celcom (M) Bhd||Councillor||2012-2014|
|Francis Yap||Makiwa PC Soft Station Sdn Bhd||Councillor||2012-2014|
|Ahmad Azhar Yahya||VADS Bhd||Councillor||2012-2014|
|Fione Tan May Yee||eOneNet.com||Councillor||2012-2014|
Cheah continued, “Malaysia is a country full of many potential and I believe technology plays a key role as a catalyst in realizing the abundant opportunities. ICT is especially key in enabling Malaysia to transform itself into a knowledge-based economy to achieve high-income status nation by 2020. Hence, together with the newly elected council, we would continue to drive the growth of the ICT industry locally and regionally in the coming years to help contribute to the vision.”