HO SIEW CHOONGExecutive Chairman

Ho Siew Choong was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology (M) Berhad (“Tex Cycle Technology”) on 13 May 2005. He obtained a Diploma in Graphic Reproduction from London College of Printing, United Kingdom in1974 and Post Award Studies (graphic reproduction) in 1975. Upon his return from the United Kingdom he joined Metro-Engravers Sdn. Bhd (“Metro-Engravers”) and was involved in all areas of business management such as Human Resource, Finance, Marketing, Research and Development, Sales and Distribution. He was appointed Chairman of Metro-Engravers in 2000. He is the person responsible for advancing Metro-Engravers to a highly advanced field of pre-print electronic system. He was appointed as a Director in Tex Cycle Sdn. Bhd. (“Tex Cycle”) in 1995 and has since been involved in various aspects of Tex Cycle’s business which includes Administration and Finance. He is also one of the members of Tex Cycle’s Research and Development (“R&D”) team which is working to enhance, improve, design & develop Tex Cycle’s methods of recovery and recycling new products and services.


Periasamy Sinakalai was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 13 May 2005. He obtained a Senior Cambridge Certificate in 1968. He started his career in The New Straits Times Group in 1969 at the young age of 18. After 10 years of service in The New Straits Times Group he left his position as a Production Planner to join Papyrus Printing, a subsidiary of the Star Publications for two (2) years. He then joined Malaysian British Assurance Berhad and was promoted to the position of a Production Manager in 1979. His tenure in Malaysian British Assurance Berhad lasted for about five (5) years before he left in 1985 to join Tex Cycle as a Marketing Manager. S. Periasamy subsequently became a shareholder of Tex Cycle and was appointed the Executive Director of Tex Cycle on 21 April 1986. In addition to his role as a Marketing Manager, he has also been directly involved in Tex Cycle’s Administration and is an integral part of Tex Cycle’s R&D team. He was awarded the Pingat Masyarakat Cemerlang (PMC) by the Yang Dipertua Negeri Sembilan on 25 October 2001. He is the member of Working Group of Malaysian Standards for Scheduled Waste (SIRIM) and is the current Secretary for the Association of Scheduled Waste Recyclers, Malaysia (ANSWERS).

HO SIEW WENGExecutive Director

Ho Siew Weng was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 13 May 2005. He was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle on 13 August 2001. He has been directly involved in various areas of Tex Cycle’s business management particularly Marketing, Sales and Distribution. Prior to his appointment to the Board of Tex Cycle, he was attached to Metro-Engravers and was involved mainly in the Sales and Marketing Department. Tex Cycle has benefited from his experience in marketing and sales, where his job function includes building a sales and marketing team with representatives based in different locations to reap the full benefit of local knowledge. He is also in charge of exploring new business potential in both the regulated and non-regulated waste generating industries.

HO SIEW CHEONGExecutive Director

Ho Siew Cheong was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 13 May 2005. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom in 1985. Upon graduation, he started his career as a Site Engineer in General Fire Fighting Sdn. Bhd. He was later appointed as a Sales Manager in Metro Engravers in 1987. In 1995 he founded Metro Koats and has been responsible for the development and inventionof all the products of Metro Koats, including camouflage paint and chemical formulae/ solutions for the process of treatment of contaminated waste and effluent. Due to his expertise in developing chemical formulae/ solution, he has been appointed as the technical director of the Group and mainly be responsible for the R&D of the whole Group.

CHAN JEE PENGIndependent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Remuneration Committee
Member of Audit Committee and Nominating Committee

Chan Jee Peng was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 8 October 2018. He has close to 18 years of audit and financial management experience. He started his career with 2 of the Big Four accounting firms and has held senior financial position in public listed companies. Subsequently, he joined a mid-tier accounting firm and rose to the ranks of an Executive Director and then joined UHY Malaysia as their Audit Partner. He was involved in various audit of Public Listed Companies, multinational companies and Local Government Agencies. He was in charge of many Reporting Accountants assignments for various corporate exercise of Public Listed Companied including Initial Public Offering and restructuring and due diligence assignment. Currently, he is the Managing Partner of SFAI Malaysia which provides assurance, tax and advisory services.

RAVI MARKANDUSenior Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee

Ravi Markandu was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 1 March 2007. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1976 and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. His previous employments include ten years with the UMW Group as Group Accountant initially and finally as Group Financial Controller of UMW Toyota Motor Sdn. Bhd., seven years with the Upali Group, the last position held being Executive Director, Malaysian Operations. In 1993 he accomplished a management buy-in of Bright Packaging Industry Berhad and successfully had the company listed on the Bursa Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange) in 1995. He left Bright Packaging in 1998, after having sold a substantial portion of his stake. He now provides financial consultancy and investment advisory services and through a family company, he is involved in real estate investment and property development. He is also involved in a number of not-for-profit organizations, namely a past Honorary Secretary-General of the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Honorary Treasurer of the Bukit Damansara House Owners’ Association, and a committee member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Malaysia City Group. He is also an Independent non-executive director of LTKM Berhad.

ALAGASAN VARATHARAJOOIndependent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Nominating Committee
Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Alagasan Varatharajoo was appointed to the Board of Tex Cycle Technology on 31 October 2011. He started his career as a Printing Apprentice with the New Straits Times Group in 1970. He left for England to obtain a Certificate in Photolithographic at the London College of Printing in 1973. Soon after his return to Malaysia in 1975, he joined Rajiv Printers as a Production Supervisor. In 1982 he re-joined The New Straits Times Group as a Production Supervisor and retired after twenty five years as a Senior Production Manager. He has been a member of the Institute of Printing, United Kingdom; Malaysia Branch since 1997 and at present hold the post as their Honorary Treasurer as well as a Lecturer cum Trainer for the Institute and conducts various printing courses. In addition, he’s one of the Directors of Print Media Training Consult Sdn Bhd and Sole Proprietor of Alnprint Enterprise which is involved in the sales and marketing of printing consumables.