[VITROX] President & Chief Exec. Officer Appointment - Chu Jenn Weng on 30-Jun-2011

Announcement Date 30-Jun-2011

Board Member Information:

Date of Change 01-Jul-2011
Type of Change Appointment
Designation President & Chief Exec. Officer
Directorate Executive
Name Chu Jenn Weng
Age 41
Nationality Malaysian
Qualifications Mr. Chu graduated with Honour Bechelor's degree
from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1993.

He then received his Master of Science in Engineering degree from USM in 1998.
Working Experience Mr. Chu has more than 18 years experience in machine vision and related field. He started his first project in machine vision back in 1992 while he was still studying in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Upon graduation from the University, he was employed as an instrumentation engineer in Hewlett-Packard Malaysia (HPM) (now known as Agilent Technologies Sdn Bhd), where he initiated and led the in-house 4-person machine vision team for more than 5 years. During his 5
year career in HPM, he was directly involved in the R&D of machine vision systems, system set-up and support, as well as setting objectives and development plan for the entire team.

Mr. Chu completed his part-time post graduate study in image processing from USM in 1998. While learning the fundamental and required techniques in this field, he travelled to countries like Singapore and United States of America (USA), to study and evaluate the need of those technologies and its potential for growth. He left HPM in 1998 to start-up his own business with his partner/co-founder, Siaw Kok Tong in machine vision. Thereafter, the partnership was then converted into a private limited company in March 2000 and was officially named ViTrox Technologies Sdn Bhd (VTSB).

During the start-up phase of VTSB, Mr. Chu was involved in every aspect of the business, staring from sales and marketing, R&D of vision system, part purchasing, finance as well as service and support.

As the Managing Director of ViTrox Group, he oversees the entire operations of the business including company objective, goals and directions. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the ViTrox Corporation Berhad. Under his leading, ViTrox Corporation Berhad was then successfully listed in the Ace Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”) in 2005 and subsequently transferred to Main Market of Bursa Securities under the technology sector in 2009.

Mr. Chu received the certificate of merit under the Business, Economic and Entrepreneurial Accomplishment category from The Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Awards 2005 organized by the Junior Chamber International Malaysia. He was also the top nominee under the Technology Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year – Malaysia 2005.
Directorship of Public Companies NIL
Family Relationship NIL
Conflict of Interest NIL
Interest 47,780,503 Ordinary Shares of RM0.10 each

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