KAB appoints Dr Ong Peng Su as new chairman


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Kejuruteraan Asastera Bhd (KAB), an electrical and mechanical engineering services provider, has appointed Datuk Dr Ong Peng Su as its independent non-executive chairman, taking over from Yoong Kah Yin effective today.

In a statement today, the company said Ong graduated from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, with a First Class Honours BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He then pursued his Doctor of Philosophy in Power Systems and was subsequently awarded his PhD in 1982.

Ong brings to KAB more than 35 years of experience in the power industry.

Managing director Datuk Lai Keng Onn said Ong’s vision is in line with the group’s next phase of growth.

"He is well-known in the energy industry, both locally and globally, where he is behind the success story of the Powertek Energy Group.

"As a former commission member of the Energy Commission of Malaysia, Ong has also demonstrated his strong credibility and exemplary expertise in the energy sector, and this makes him the ideal person for this role, as we seek to expand KAB’s businesses into green energy solutions,” Lai added.

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