Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Our strong, experienced executive leadership team is focused on executing G3 Global's vision and driving shareholder returns.

Datuk Wan Khalik Bin Wan Muhammad

(Executive Chairman)
- Aged 47, Malaysian,Male

Datuk Wan Khalik, was appointed as the Executive Chairman of the company on 5th April 2019. He holds a Diploma in Public Administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and he is also a postgraduate Master of Arts in Political Science from the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). He is the co-founder of a multi award-winning software development company which was established in the year 2000. He also ventured into businesses in other sectors such as food and beverage, marine works, telecommunications, construction and engineering. Datuk Wan Khalik has vast experience in the areas of corporate planning, public administration, IT strategic planning and business development. He served the public and government sector for more than five (5) years as special officer & principal private secretary to the Chief Minister of Sarawak from 2013 until July 2018. Datuk Wan Khalik is also currently the Executive Chairman of DWL Resources Berhad.

Dirk Johann Quinten

(Managing Director)
- Age 51, German, Male

Mr. Dirk Johann Quinten was appointed as Executive Director of G3 Global Berhad on 19th February 2020. He was re-designated as the Managing Director on the 30th July 2020. He holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering & Automation from the University of Applied Science, Trier, Germany, and underwent the SMDP from Harvard Business School.

Born, raised and educated in Germany, Dirk started his career in 1995 with a multinational engineering company. In 2000 he came to Malaysia and shifted his focus towards project and corporate management. In the course of his career he worked with companies including FLSmidth, Conoco, Siemens, Alstom, TNB, SMS, Vale, Ferrostaal, Melewar and Pertamina in delivering complex projects, corporate turnarounds and capital market structures.

With his ability to engage teams and to merge various company departments into a cohesive organization, Dirk is driven to improve corporate governance and business structures in order to achieve stability and growth.

Dirk believes in transparent and ethical business conduct. He is a member of the Harvard Alumni Club as well as of the German Embassy’s Round Table business forum in Malaysia.

Ahmad Rizan Bin Ibrahim

(Executive Director)
- Aged 57, Malaysian, Male

Encik Ahmad Rizan was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company 30 December 2019. He was re-designated as an Executive Director on the 30th July 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science in Management Science, a Master of Computer Science and an MBA from Oregon State University, USA.

Encik Ahmad Rizan has more than 30 years of management and strategic consulting experience; inclusive of senior leadership and operational roles, sales, marketing, business development and channel/alliance development.

He has worked in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, UAE, Oman, Hungary, Russia, United Kingdom and the United States. He is well versed in solution delivery to clients in the areas of strategic planning, merger and acquisitions (M&A), technology design and implementation, package and custom development and implementation, operations management, e-Business and project management; serving both public and private sectors locally and overseas. In recent years, he has been responsible for many mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and international ventures in the hospitality and leisure market.

Encik Ahmad Rizan was a partner with Arthur Andersen during which he held the role of Head of ASEAN Enterprise Application Line-of-Business and Asia Pacific Head of Enterprise Application for several years. Prior to joining Arthur Andersen, he was the Consulting Practice Director for Oracle Consulting Services Line-of-Business in Asia Pacific.

In 2002, Encik Ahmad Rizan together with a senior partner of Arthur Andersen, founded a consulting company called HRM Business Consulting Sdn. Bhd. The company was set up with 45 consulting professionals from the business consulting division of Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamed (HRM), a Malaysian-owned member firm of Arthur Andersen. The firm provided business strategy and ICT design and implementation services, which subsequently became a 51% own subsidiary of Dataprep Holdings Bhd., a Bursa Malaysia listed company.

He was also the President & CEO of MIMOS Berhad, a 100 percent Ministry of Finance (MoF) owned company, under the supervisory of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).

Dr James Tee Kim Siong

(Executive Director)
- Aged 48, Malaysian, Male

Dr. James Tee Kim Siong (Dr. James) was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 12 October 2020. He holds a Ph. D. in Materials Science & Metallurgy from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. A Commonwealth Scholar, he also has a First Class Honours Degree in Bachelor of Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

Dr. James is a Senior Executive with more than 20 years of extensive work experience and strong expertise in integrated real estate and smart city developments, construction and investment, asset management, insurance and management strategy consulting. He has an impressive track record in general management, financial management, strategic planning, performance transformation and value creation.

He was formerly Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Medini Iskandar Malaysia, the master planner and master developer of Medini City, an award-winning smart and green township in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. He was previously CEO of public listed and non-listed real estate companies and was also a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.

He is the author of a comprehensive book, "Malaysian Real Estate Industry – Value Creation Strategies", and was Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association. An accomplished public speaker, Dr. James was interviewed by BFM 89.9 (Business Radio Station) on value creation strategies for the property industry. He has been a panel judge for real estate and property agency awards as well as on the advisory panel for prestigious property development awards.

Dr. James is a registered Graduate Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and is a Certified Green RE Manager – under REDHA – for green buildings assessment. He is passionate about developing young leaders and making a difference through innovative technologies.

Datuk Haji Khan Bin Mohd Akram Khan

(Non-Independent Non-Executive Director)
- Aged 50, Malaysian, Male

Datuk Khan, was appointed as the Managing Director of the company on 5th April 2019. He was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on the 30th July 2020. He is a strategist and a serial entrepreneur in the field of Big Data Analytics, Automotive, Logistics & Trading and other related industries. As the founder of AGA Group, Datuk Khan’s journey into Big Data Analytics started back in 2001. Being an advocator towards sustainable data management and governance, his National Data Ocean framework has been renowned and accepted by MAMPU and MDEC in pursuing the Beyond 2020 Roadmap. Datuk Khan has almost 30 years of experience in the areas of Strategic Planning, Branding and Communication, Marketing, Digital Transformation and Data Analytics. Being a prominent figure in the Big Data arena, Datuk Khan has been featured in many events, such as HACKATHON, and forums as a speaker in order to share his views on how businesses can capitalize data as the game changer to win deals. Armed with vast experience in various industries and with a strong believe that data is the primary component in transforming and optimizing business best practices, Datuk Khan has been proactively promoting the idea of Big Data Analytics based on his principles, methodology and architecture.

Puan Chan Cheong

(Non-Independent Non-Executive Director)
- Aged 51, Malaysian,Male

Mr. Puan, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 14 September 2017. He was reappointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 14 August 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Double major in Management Information Systems & Finance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.

Mr. Puan is the founder, Group Managing Director and CEO of Green Packet Berhad (“Green Packet”). Established in 2000, Green Packet is an international technology company with four core businesses namely connectivity (broadband devices), communications (wholesale voice and data), cashless commerce (Fintech) and community living (Proptech).

In 2014, Mr. Puan relinquished his executive roles at Green Packet to lead as CEO of 4G Telecommunications company (“Telco”), Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (“P1”) until 2016. Established by Green Packet, P1 attracted the investment of Malaysia’s leading broadband provider, Telekom Malaysia Berhad, which subsequently became its holding company. Mr. Puan led as CEO during the transition phase to fully capitalize on partnership synergies. He established P1’s future blueprint and engineered key strategic transformations including the rebranding of P1 to Webe Digital Sdn Bhd (“Webe”). Thereafter, he transitioned to the Board of Webe and continued to help shape the company’s progress.

During the early founding years, Mr. Puan steered the Green Packet start-up into a commercially viable and internationally recognised software platform and broadband device provider. He successfully listed the company on MESDAQ (ACE market) on 25 May 2005, followed by a KLSE Main Market listing on 18 July 2007.

He returned as Group Managing Director and CEO of Green Packet on July, 2019 to lead the charge on delivering the Group’s new strategic vision for long-term sustainable growth. Beyond broadband connectivity and wholesale voice, Mr. Puan will drive accelerated market traction for new growth areas in Financial Technology and Property Technology. He will also steer the Group’s transformative journey underpinned by the Group’s belief that ‘Every Human Must Thrive with Life-Improving Digital Innovations.

A visionary and astutely entrepreneurial, Mr. Puan cofounded and sits on the board of Green Packet Berhad and several subsidiaries. He has more than 30 years of diversified business experience with strong successes in consulting and the development and management of large-scale telecommunications, infrastructure and property projects internationally. His personal accolades include the coveted PIKOM Technopreneur of the Year award.

Salihin Bin Abang

(Independent Non-Executive Director)
- Aged 47, Malaysian, Male

Encik Salihin was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 22nd November 2019. He is a Chartered Accountant and the immediate past president of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) which is the sole regulatory body of the accounting profession in Malaysia.

As a visionary leader, Encik Salihin founded SALIHIN and its group of independent advisory firms offering audit and assurance, taxation, Shariah advisory, corporate advisory and digital consulting services. He serves as the Managing Partner of SALIHIN (AF1426). Apart from managing SALIHIN, Encik Salihin contributes his expertise in the governance and management of both public listed and non-public listed companies as well as government and State statutory bodies. With over 20 years of experience in the corporate world, he assumes Board and committee membership responsibilities in audit, risk, transformation, sustainability and corporate reporting. He is also the Treasurer of the Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce (DPIM).

Encik Salihin is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Maritime Business and Management of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) and Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). He also contributes to academia as an industry advisor to universities covering bachelor, master and doctoral levels. To further bridge the gap between theory and practice of accountancy, Encik Salihin led the establishment of Teaching Accountancy Firm (TAF) in four local universities, including UMT, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). The TAF brings to light the concepts of 2u2i and 3u1i by the government and universities. It was recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education as one of the best and most innovative curriculum designs and study programmes (Anugerah Pemikiran & Reka Bentuk Semula Pendidikan Tinggi Malaysia 2017) and the Best Academia-Industry Collaboration Award 2017.

In recognition of his leadership and national and international contributions to both industry and academia in the areas of audit and assurance, accounting, taxation and business advisory, UMT conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree in Management to Encik Salihin during its 16th Convocation Ceremony on 11th November 2018. He obtained his Master of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Accounting from International Islamic University Malaysia in 2008 and 1997 respectively. He also enrolled and participated in Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia's Senior Management Development Program (SMDP) in 2011.

Encik Salihin’s professional qualifications include Chartered Accountant [C.A.(M)], ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant (ACPA), Fellow member of the Association of International Accountants (FAIA, UK), Fellow member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (FCTIM), a member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM), Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA) and an honorary member of the Institute of Cooperative and Management Auditors (ICMA).

Yong Kim Fui

(Independent Non-Executive Director)
- Age 48, Malaysian, Male

Mr Yong, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company 23 September 2016. He was re-designated as the Independent Non Executive Director on the 01st October 2016.

Mr Yong graduated in 1996 from the University of Southern Queensland and is a registered member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) in Australia.

After graduation, he started his career in accounting practice with Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) as auditor specializing in the financial and manufacturing sectors. During his tenure, he was exposed to transactions involving review of profit and cashflow forecast for corporate restructuring, tax investigation and review of financial statements for debt facilities and bonds.

Having garnered enough experience and expertise, he subsequently founded a company rendering accounting, taxation and advisory services targeting mainly SMEs to assist and support their growth.

In total he has accumulated close to 22 years of experience in the accounting, tax and advisory industries covering both SMEs and listed companies in various industries. Currently, he is Chief Financial Officer and sitting on the Board of Securemetric Berhad.

Lai Chin Tak

(Independent Non-Executive Director)
- Aged 58, Malaysian,Male

Mr Lai, was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 1 August 2018. He was re-designated as the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 5 April 2019. He graduated with the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada in 1985 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, USA in 1987. He held various leadership roles in Malaysia and the region, moving from a marketing role with multinational technology company Oracle in Malaysia before joining mobile telecommunications provider Celcom (now known as Celcom Axiata) as its Senior Vice President in 2002 to 2005. Subsequently, he went on to head TM Net Sdn Bhd as its Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) from 2005 to 2006. He then assumed the post of CEO of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1) from 2007 to 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he was the President Director/CEO of Innovate Indonesia (now known as MyRepublic Indonesia) and assumed the post of Group Director of Singapore-based regional broadband company, MyRepublic Group from 2015 to 2017.


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