Sim Keng Chor

Executive Vice Chairman

Mr Sim Keng Chor was appointed to the Board of Unitrade as an Executive Vice Chairman on 1 September 2021.

Mr Sim is the founder of Unitrade. In 1979, with his entrepreneurial spirit and aspiring vision, he established Syarikat Unitrade to undertake the trading of pipes, valves, fittings and accessories. Since then, he has been instrumental in spearheading the growth and strategic development of the Group. Under his leadership, Unitrade has grown to become one of the largest homegrown wholesalers and distributor of building materials in Malaysia.

Equipped with over 43 years of experience in the business, Mr Sim holds vast knowledge and in-depth understanding of trends and demand in the industry. At present, he continues to play a major role in charting Unitrade’s strategic business direction and expansion.

Mr Sim Keng Chor is a major shareholder of the Company and his spouse, Ms Teh Beng Khim is a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr Sim is the brother of Sim Aik Chor and Sim Yung Chi, and father of Nomis Sim Siang Leng and Simson Sim Xian Zhi. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.