DATO’ DR CHONG ENG KEAT @ TEOH ENG KEAT aged 72, male, Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Elsoft. He was appointed to the Board on 3 June 2005. He is the Chairman of the remuneration committee, nomination committee and ESOS committee. He is also a member of the audit committee. He was then elected and currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Elsoft.
He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1975 with a Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Chemistry and went on an Australian National University Scholarship to do his PhD in Chemistry in 1976. After obtaining his PhD in 1979, he returned to USM as a lecturer in the School of Chemistry.
In 1980, he left USM to join Intel Technology Sdn Bhd as a Senior Process Engineer. During his 22 years in Intel, he held various general management positions in manufacturing as well as in technology development. He started up the Intel Kulim site as the pioneer Managing Director in 1995 and at the time of his retirement in 2002 was the Vice-President and General Manager of Intel’s worldwide Board and Systems operations. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Kolej Disted Stamford and he is currently the Executive Vice Chairman of Global Edutech Management.
He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and had no convictions for offences within the past 5 years other than traffic offences, if any.