Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

TAN CHEIK EAIK is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Elsoft. He was appointed to the Board on 4 June 2003. He graduated with a Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Electrical Engineering from University Malaya in 1990. Upon graduation, he joined Hewlett Packard (M) Sdn Bhd as a Design Engineer and was soon promoted to Senior Design Engineer.

In 1992, due to the sudden death of his brother-in-law, he left his promising career with Hewlett Packard to succeed his late brother-in-law’s electrical wiring business Siang Electronics Technology, where he commenced his entrepreneurial career. Subsequently, Siang Electronics Technology was further developed and renamed STSB where he took on the role as the Managing Director.

As an engineer, he specialises and is experienced in the areas of test metrology and embedded application system design which contributed to the fundamentals of the Group’s success. Over the years, under his leadership and business entrepreneurship, his team established a strong internal R&D capability and successfully developed a series of ATE systems for semiconductor and optoelectronic applications which also contributed significantly to the Group’s success today.

He was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of FoundPac Group Berhad on 22 November 2016, a position he holds to date.

He and his siblings, Tan Ah Lek, Tan Ai Jiew and Tan Cheik Kooi are the major/substantial shareholders and/or directors of the Company. He has no conflict of interest or potential conflict of interest, including interest in any competing business with the Company and its subsidiaries. He had no convictions for offences within the past 5 years other than traffic offences, if any.