Cheng & Co Group of Companies celebrates 25th Anniversary

Kuala Lumpur, 19 October 2023 – Cheng & Co Group of Companies celebrated their 25th Anniversary in a gala dinner, held in the One World Hotel in Bandar Utama.

In attendance were all members and associates of Cheng & Co Group, recipients of International Business Excellence (IBE) Award 2023, representatives of COPE Private Equity, and a few loyal clients of Cheng & Co Group.

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The evening began with opening remarks from YBhg Dato’ Dr Chua Hock Hoo (Executive Chairman, Cheng & Co Group), Mr Tom Wong (CEO of Cheng & Co Group, Chairman of the Organising Committee for Cheng & Co Group’s 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner, Chairman of the Organising Committee for IBE Award 2023), and Professor Dr Robert Pelley (Special Guest of Honour), and a spectacular firework display to mark the opening of the gala dinner.

YBhg Dato’ Dr Chua Hock Hoo (left), Mr Tom Wong (middle), and Professor Dr Robert Pelley (right) giving their opening remarks to officiate the evening.

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The opening ceremony of Cheng & Co Group’s 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner, co-officiated by (from left to right) Ms Melissa Thoo Loy Hee (CFO, Cheng & Co Group), Mr Tom Wong, Mr Lam Kwai Soon (Board Member, CC International Berhad), Professor Dr Robert Pelley, YBhg Dato’ Dr Chua Hock Hoo, YBhg Dato’ Azam Azman (Managing Director, COPE Private Equity), Mr Ong Chee Seng (Board Member, CC International Berhad) and Mr Alex Kang Sin Loon (Chief Strategy Officer, Cheng & Co Group)

Following a delicious meal, we proceeded with the IBE Award 2023 ceremony. The IBE Award is celebrates and recognises the achievement of business excellence by SME companies in Malaysia and neighbouring countries.

For IBE Award 2023, we have had 14 winners, and they were the following companies:

No.CompanyRecipientAward Category
1.JHC Express Sdn BhdEn. Amran Bin AbdullahBest Entrepreneur Award for Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions
2.DSC Consulting Sdn BhdMr. Cheng Chia-LinESG Positive Impact Innovator
3.BCM Alliance BerhadMr Liaw Chong LinExcellent MedTech Retail Leader
4.CS Laundry System Sdn BhdMs Serene KhoExcellent Laundry Tech Innovator
5.Fitters Diversified BerhadMr Chin Yong ShingExcellent Fire Safety Equipment Industrial Leader
6.Foodtein (Holdings) Sdn BhdMr Tang Yong TaiExcellent Agriculture and F&B Supply Chain Innovator
7.Future NRG Sdn BhdMr Ngu Wang KeatExcellent Green Waste Technology Innovator
8.MYT Construction Sdn BhdMr Yong Kai XuExcellent Young Entrepreneur
9.Oversea Enterprise BerhadMr Tay Ben SengExcellent F&B Leader
10.SKA Transport (M) Sdn BhdMr Ng Guang Ming & Ms Ellen LimExcellent Logistics Entrepreneur
11.Synergy XYZ (Malaysia) Sdn BhdMr Lawrence Koh Kay HweeExcellent Digital Marketing Innovator
12.DWATS Pty LtdMr Damien Shee WongExcellent Wealth & Tax Consultant in Australia
13.Cross Light Capital Sdn BhdMr Jason LeeExcellent Investment Product Innovator
14.Highlight Business Pte LtdMs Angela Chai Hui LingExcellent Strategist for Adaptive Growth & Succession

ESG adoption is the future of any business that wishes to achieve sustainable business growth, including ours. Therefore, in addition to the dinner and award giving ceremonies, we also took the opportunity to help lead the way towards effective ESG adoption by unveiling and launching the ESG Service Corporation Association.

In addition, we also launched a book titled “See You At the Top: Digital Transformation Enables Companies to Meet ESG Standards”, which was co-authored by YBhg Dato’ Dr Chua Hock Hoo, Mr Cheng Chia-Lin (Vice-President of Southeast Asia Business Unit, Digiwin Taiwan) and Dr Ma Yue (CEO, Digiwin Malaysia), following the launch of the ESG Service Corporation Association.

In between prize-giving ceremonies, the gala dinner also included two dance performances.

In addition to IBE Awards 2023 winners, we also held a loyal client appreciation award ceremony.

Lastly, we ended the gala dinner with a prize-giving lucky draw, a closing remark from Mr. Lam Kwai Soon, and a toast to the success of Cheng & Co Group.

All-in-all, it was the best evening ever for Cheng & Co Group and all who were present. We toast to everyone’s success as we carry on to the future towards an ESG-focused sustainable growth.

Happy 25th Anniversary, Cheng & Co Group of Companies!

We congratulate all winners of the International Business Excellence Award 2023.

We thank YBhg Dato’ Azam Azman and COPE Private Equity for generously extending us their support.

We thank our partners, associates, and loyal clients for having been us from the very beginning.

Above all, we thank everyone for have made the evening momentous and wonderous.

May we continue to bring in more success in the years to come!

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