At NOTION VTEC BERHAD, precision engineering isn't just about cutting-edge technology. It's really about sharing a burning passion for innovation and a promise to deliver beyond your expectations. Though we are known for our capability, consistency and a thirst to redefine the boundaries of precision engineering, it's our integrity and commitment that have placed us as a reliable partner to our MNC customers. The objective of our IR efforts is to provide updated information to the informed investors.
To be a leader and world class specialist in high precision components for the data storage, consumer electronics, digital imaging and automotive industries and an outsourcing provider using the state.
Notion VTec Group structure is centred on a business segment system. This system, in which responsibility for operations and financial performance is vested in each individual business unit, enables Notion to respond quick time to market demands as the business conditions continue to change. The structure allows for independence but with no compromise on transparency and integrity issues. Finance and purchasing are centralized. Currently, the Group structure consists of three business segments - Data Storage, Engineered Products and Industrial/Automotive. Additionally, we have another Other Businesses segment.
"Thoo Chow Fah is Executive Chairman of Notion VTec Berhad. He provides strategic thinking and formulate plans for the current and the future directions of the Group to position Notion as a sustainable and profitable company. He participates in all major decision making process."
The Finance & Accounting functions of the Group come under Executive Chairman's purview. In his prior years, he worked in plantation engineering both in operations as well as project management in Malaysia and Indonesia including Sime Darby Plantations and the Sinar Mas Group.
Thoo holds a B. Sc. In Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Galsgow, Scotland and also M Sc in Management Science from Imperial College, University of London.
"As a 22-year veteran of the CNC (computer numerical control) precision engineering industry, William Choo brings a very strong combination of experiences to his role as Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of the Notion Group. He is responsible for the Group's product development and technology visions."
Before founding Notion Venture Sdn Bhd in 1995, the principal manufacturing arm of the Group, William Choo built his engineering career with Fujitsu Electronics Sdn Bhd, Johor, TPK Engeering Pte Ltd, Singapore, Motorola (M) Sdn Bhd, Sungei Way, Yamazen Sdn Bhd, Selangor and Preciturn Sdn Bhd, Bangi.
William took pains to learn from each of these organizations and contributed positively to the growth of some of these companies. He also developed his interest in design, product development, tooling, jigs & fixtures, programming, all the major metal working processes, quality assurance and other engineering skills.William holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology, Kuala Lumpur.
"As Executive Director of Sales & Marketing of the Notion Group, Lee Tian Yoke leads the marketing organization for the SLR camera and Interchangeable Lens segment as well as concentrating on the Electronic Braking System segment. Increasing Lee will also take the company to the next level in developing new business opportunities in technical products and developing in-house branding."
Lee is also founder shareholder of the Group and has contributed much to the continuing success of the Group's business of being a large scale global supplier of precision metal parts to mainly MNC customers.
Lee being a 18-year veteran of the CNC precision engineering industry started his sales career with Metalcraft Trading Sdn Bhd and also Preciturn Sdn Bhd where he befriended William Choo and later joined hands to start up Notion Venture Sdn Bhd.
He holds a Certificate in Marketing from the HELP Institute, Kuala Lumpur and has attended numerous managerial and marketing training for self development.
"John Choo, is the Executive Director in charge of the operations of the manufacturing of the Group and therefore he plays a key role as the Chief Operating Officer in the efficient and cost effective running. John also oversees the direct customer account of a major HDD maker in order to supply in high volume the high precision quality parts required."
Although John is a late comer into the CNC precision industry, he has proven to have picked up much technical knowledge in the many engineering aspects of the manufacture.
John has a sales and marketing background after having worked in American Express Malaysia Sdn Bhd and later in a pharmaceutical concern Schering Plough Sdn Bhd.
He holds a Certificate in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom.
"Mr Jerry Choo joined the Notion Group as Financial Controller in May 2005 and is the key financial person of the Group. Jerry Choo was appointed to the Board on 10 November 2009."
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, united Kingdom and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He started his professional career with Deloitte Kassim Chan & Co., a public accounting firm in 1983. Later in 1990, he moved into financial management positions in various corporations including public companies.
"Mr Alwin Yike Chee Wah was first appointed to the Board on 9 February 2005. Mr Alwin Yike is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees."
He started work at Shook Lin & Bok from 1967 and then Ng Ek Teong & Partners before joining Amanah Butler (M) Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur as a foreign exchange and money broker. In 1991, he joined TA Securities Sdn Bhd as a dealer's representative. He has had more than 20 years of experience in investment and financial matters, with exposure to foreign exchange transactions. In 1996, he became a Pastor with Community Baptist Church, Petaling Jaya for a period of 5 years.
"Mr Saw Tat Loon was first appointed to the Board on 9 February 2005. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees."
He was previously with Crowe Horwath, Chartered Accountants for 4 years in which he undertook a variety of audit assignments. He was also extensively involved in a successful public listing exercise on Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1999. Subsequently, he joined a global media specialist in 2000 as a Finance Manager, overseeing the group financial reporting, Sarbane-oxley's compliance and treasury functions. In 2008, he continued his career with a petrochemical company as a Financial Controller, responsible for the group financial and treasury management.
He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
"Ms Anita Chew Cheng Im was first appointed to the Board on 29 June 2007. She is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee as well as a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees."
She started her career as an audit assistant at KPMG, Melbourne in 1989. In 1992, she joined the corporate finance department of Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad and subsequently worked at Alliance Investment Bank Berhad and HwangDBS Investment Bank Berhad. She was involved in most related areas of corporate finance work during her 15 years tenure in the various investment banks, having advised clients on IPo, fund raising and corporate restructuring exercises. Her last held position at HwangDBS was senior vice president, equity capital market.
She also sits on the Board of MK Land Holdings Berhad, Yi-Lai Industry Bhd and K-One Technology Berhad. Ms Anita Chew graduated from Monash university, Australia with a Bachelor of Economics degree majoring in Accounting.