Goh Miah Kiat
Chief Executive Officer
Goh Miah Kiat is our Chief Executive Officer. Goh Miah Kiat became an integral part of our Group in 1999. For over 10 years he has been overseeing the marketing and logistics of our international business transactions, brand development and coordination activities of our Group.
Goh Miah Kiat has been acting as a representative of Malaysia in TC 157 (the technical committee for the standardisation of non-systemic contraceptives and STI barrier prophylactics) since year 2000.
Throughout his career, Goh Miah Kiat has actively contributed to the development and promotion of condoms in Malaysia. He played a part in the development of the following:
- Global Condom Standard, ISO 4074;
- MS ISO 16037:2010 in association with SIRIM, Malaysia; and
- ISCR/TC 8 – Non Systemic Contraceptives and STI Barrier Prophylactics that contributed the development of the Malaysian Condom Standard
Goh Miah Kiat graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Management from the University of Sydney in 1999. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustee, member of the Marketing Committee and member of the Scholarship Committee in the Malaysian Rubber Export Promotional Council.
Senior Executive Director
Goh Siang is our Senior Executive Director with over 35 years of experience in the rubber and latex industry.
Goh Siang has gained substantial amount of experience since 1976 via his engagement with the General Rubber Goods Division in Dunlop Ltd, Manchester, UK, for two (2) years. After his stint in the UK, Goh Siang joined Ban Seng Hong Sdn Bhd as a General Manager in 1978, where he was in charge of overseeing the production of “Standard Malaysian Rubber” and marketing function of the company.
Since 1990, Goh Siang has been with our Group. He is involved in the planning, organising and charting our Group’s direction in the manufacturing, sales and marketing of condoms and other medical disposable products worldwide; the marketing and logistic of international business transactions; and the planning and organising of latex condom and catheter manufacturing plants.
Goh Siang graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science in Polymer Technology from the Loughborough University of Technology, UK in 1975.
Goh Leng Kian
Executive Director, Technical and R&D
Goh Leng Kian is our Executive Director in Technical and R&D. His specialist experience in the condom and latex dipping industries spans over 20 years.
Goh Leng Kian’s experience includes the establishment of the condom and catheter manufacturing plants, exposing him to a wide spectrum of roles including the supervision and management for the detail design, construction, installation, commissioning and testing of all related equipment, systems as well as the facilities of the projects. He also has over 30 years of experience in the rubber and latex industry.
Goh Leng Kian’s career started in 1980 with Ban Seng Hong Sdn Bhd as a Mechanical Engineer, where he is in charge of the engineering unit for the company’s rubber processing facilities. He joined our Group in 1988. He is currently responsible for overseeing our Group’s manufacturing facilities, including production and technical matters. This includes the construction and development of our condom dipping lines, ET and foiling machines, R&D activities such as improving the dipping process, new automation to improve production efficiency and product quality and overall yield of the factories as well as sourcing of new packaging machinery.
Goh Leng Kian graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Mechanical Engineering from the Loughborough University of Technology, UK in 1979.
Goh Yen Yen
Executive Director, Administration
Goh Yen Yen is our Executive Director in Administration with over 20 years of experience in handling human resource, finance and administration system, internal quality auditing and also hands-on experience in budget, control and overhead cost and capital expenditure.
She graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Art in Geography with Honours from the University of Malaya in 1969. Prior to joining Karex in 1996, she was a teacher in various secondary schools in Johor for 26 years.
Goh Yin is our QA Director with more than 10 years of experience in managing the QA and QC department in our Group. She is also a qualified Lead Auditor responsible for carrying out System Audits for our Group as well as the quality management representative for our Group.
Goh Yin graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Chemistry and a Diploma in Education from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1975. She started teaching in various secondary schools in Johor since 1976 before joining our Group in 1998.
Goh Chok Siang
Financial Controller of Karex
Goh Chok Siang was appointed as our Group Financial Controller on 1 April 2013. He is responsible for overseeing the entire finance functions as well as the accounts department of our Group. He holds a Diploma in Accounting from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and obtained his professional qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1999. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1999.
He started his career in 1995 as an audit assistant in Leslie Yap & Co and subsequently in 1996, he joined Kassim Chan & Co as an audit assistant. In 1997, he joined the Lion Group as an accountant. Thereafter, he left the Lion Group and joined ATIS Corporation Berhad (“ATIS”), an investment holding company involved in industrial supply and consumer products, as a Group Accountant in 2002. During his tenure as Group Accountant in ATIS, he was involved in the listing of ATIS’ subsidiary, Genetec Technology Berhad on the MESDAQ Market of Bursa Securities (now known as the ACE Market).
He was promoted as ATIS’ Regional Accountant three (3) years later, whereby he supervised and assisted in the setting up of the finance departments of ATIS’ foreign subsidiaries and quarterly reporting functions. In 2007, he served as the Lion Group’s Chief Accountant whereby he was responsible for, amongst others, ad hoc corporate exercises (merger and acquisition and debt restructuring), preparation of consolidated financial statements for public listed companies as well as quarterly financial results for announcement purpose on Bursa Securities.
He held the position of Director in Wong Chau Hwa & Co, a public accounting firm where he was involved in the business development and strategising functions of the firm from 2010 before joining our Group in 2013.