Mr. Teh Heng Chong was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer on 4 March 2019.
He graduated with a Bachelor's in Economics from the University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, in 1995.
He has over 25 years' extensive experience in the real estate industry and was the Marketing Director of UOA Development Berhad from February 2017 to January 2019. Before this, he was the Chief Marketing Officer of MCT in 2016 and the Chief Operating Officer (Marketing) of Mah Sing Group Berhad from 2009 to 2015. Prior to 2009, he held various positions in various companies.
He is currently serving as a director of the Group and is also a director of MCT Consortium Bhd., a non-listed public company. Save for the above, he does not hold any other directorship in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.
Mr. Apollo Bello Tanco was appointed to our Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 January 2019. He was re-designated as an Executive Director and the Chief Operating Officer on 4 March 2019. On 31 December 2022, he was subsequently re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.
He graduated cum laude from the Central Philippine University, Iloilo City, with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting in 1987. He earned his Master of Arts in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific in 1994. He is also a Certified Public Accountant who passed the Philippine licensure exams in 1987.
He was the Head of Project and Strategic Management Group and a member of the Management Committee of Avida Land Corp., a subsidiary of Ayala Land. He served as an Assistant Vice President of ALI and has been with Ayala Land for twenty-six (26) years, being assigned to the residential group. Prior to this, he was the Project Development Manager involved in the master planning of Nuvali and other major land development projects of Ayala Land.
He is currently serving as a director of our Group and he is also a director of MCT Consortium Bhd., a non-listed public company. Save for the above, he does not hold any other directorship in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.
Ms Susan Jacob Secreto was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company on 4 March 2019.
She is a Certified Public Accountant, passing the Philippine licensure exams in 1994. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Accounting from the University of the City of Manila.
She is an experienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. Previously, Susan was a Division Manager of Ayala Land and has been with Ayala Land's Finance Group for twenty-six (26) years. Before joining MCT, she was the Chief Financial Officer and member of the management committee of Ayala Land Offices (July 2017 - February 2019), Avida Land Corp. and subsidiaries (May 2014 – June 2017) and Amaia Land Corporation (March 2011 – April 2014). Prior to March 2011, she held various positions in Ayala Land in the Philippines.
She is currently serving as a director of the Group and is also a director of MCT Consortium Bhd., a non-listed public company. Save for the above, she does not hold any other directorship in public companies and listed issuers in Malaysia.
Mr. Aw Sei Cheh was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Group on 1 June 2022.
He obtained a dual award Master of Business Administration from Lancaster University and Sunway University in 2016 and earned his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Building (Contract Management) from Liverpool John Moores University in 2004.
A stalwart in the property industry, he brings a wealth of experience to his role with more than eighteen (18) years in the property development and construction sector.
He has managed projects in China, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia and his last position prior to joining MCT Berhad was as Chief Operating Officer at Gamuda Land Sdn. Bhd. Prior to that, he held various positions within large property developers such as Sunway Berhad and Sunrise Berhad.