Mr. Lim Siau Hing
Mr Lim Siau Hing was appointed as Executive Chairman on 18 February 2019.
Mr Lim Siau Hing and his wife, Mrs Lim, founded Knit Textiles Mfg Sdn. Bhd. ("KTM") together in December 1988 to operate an apparel manufacturing factory in a small shop house in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. Since then, he has been instrumental in developing KTM into an established textile and apparel contract manufacturer. Over the past thirty years, the Group has significantly expanded its operations to become a well-established, reputable market player that exports its products to European Union, United States of America and Canada.
Mr Lim has accumulated a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills in the textile and apparel industry. He started his career in September 1969 as a supervisor in a yarn factory in Taiwan. He went on to work as a production manager in Oriental Industries Private Limited from March 1970 to January 1974, where he oversaw the production process of synthetic fibre. He became a production manager with Syntex Industries Sdn Bhd in Malacca in 1974. In 1977, together with a few business partners, Mr. Lim set up Minat Industries Sdn Bhd, a fabric dyeing factory in Batu Pahat, where he was appointed as a director. In 1981, Mr Lim left the partnership, and together with Mrs. Lim founded Knit Textiles Industries Sdn. Bhd., a fabric knitting factory, leading to the formation of KTM in December 1988.
Mr. Lim graduated from Feng Jia College, Taiwan, with a diploma in textile engineering in July 1969.