Dato’ Sri Hean Leng Tai @ Tek Hean Leng serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Masteel. Dato’ Sri Hean Leng Tai has been an Executive Director of Masteel since April 25, 1994. He began his practical training in 1987 as a Plant Manager in charge of Malaysian Industrial Products Sdn. Bhd., which produces LPG pressure vessel for the oil and gas industries. He is also involved in the formulation and implementation at Masteel’s corporate strategies and he is in charge of corporate planning, business expansion and operations.
Dato’ Sri Hean Leng Tai has more than 25 years of business experience in the iron and steel industry. Dato’ Sri Hean Leng Tai also sits on the Board of Metropolitan Commuter Network Sdn. Bhd. and MS Express Sdn. Bhd., which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Masteel. He also sits on the Board of Bio Molecular Industries Sdn. Bhd., an associate company of Masteel and several private companies in Malaysia. Dato’ Sri Hean Leng Tai is a member of the Board of the Malaysia Steel Institute (“MSI”), he is the Vice President of the Malaysia Steel Association (“MSA”) and also sits on the Board of Rosegate Insurance Brokers Sdn. Bhd. He does not hold any directorship in any other public company.
In his 30 years of business experience, he has successfully led the commissioning of RM 350 million of new steel plants in Klang. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Southern California in 1987 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom in 1993.