Liw Chong Liong, a Malaysian male aged 62 is the Promoter, substantial shareholder and Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of our Company. He was appointed to our Board on 1 July 2022. He is also a director of MBN Enterprise, which is our wholly-owned subsidiary company.
Liw Chong Liong graduated with a Diploma in Technology (Building) in 1984 from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur Main Campus (now known as Tunku Abdul Rahman University College).
After his graduation, he commenced his career in 1984 by joining a construction company known as Yusoff and Saw (Partnership) as a site coordinator.
Subsequently he left his first job and joined Modular-Puolimatka Sdn Bhd, in 1986, another construction company as a site coordinator. He was mainly responsible for coordinating of construction project until its completion in 1987.
From 1987 to 1990, he worked at Alpine Development Sdn Bhd as project manager and he is responsible to manage construction projects.
From 1990 onward, Liw Chong Liong decided to venture into construction industry by setting up his first partnership company known as Finecon Building Construction which was subsequently ceased operation in 2011. He also started his other partnership company known as L C L Construction in 1994 to undertake the construction work. Such partnership was subsequently terminated in 1999 after he incorporated MLCL Construction in 1997 with principal activities as general contractors. MLCL Construction is our Promoter and substantial shareholder.
In 2005, he ventured into swiftlet farming business through a company known as Little Concord (M) Sdn Bhd until present.
In 2006 he joined Melaka Bird's Nest Merchants Association (Persatuan Pedagang Sarang Burung Melaka) as a member until 2012.
In 2013, Liw Chong Liong saw the opportunity of venturing into exporting of RUCEBN to the PRC directly and thus, MBN Enterprise was used as the vehicle to explore such business.
Liw Chong Liong was a Vice President of Federation of Malaysia Bird's Nest Merchants Association (Persekutuan Persatuan Pedagang Sarang Burung Malaysia) from 2014 to 2016 and President of Melaka Bird's Nest Merchants Association (Persatuan Pedagang Sarang Burung Melaka) from 2012 to 2017.
In year 2015, he together with Lavernt Chen participated as a committee member to draw up the CoVP on RUCEBN established by SIRIM Berhad among others, to provide guidelines on compliance in respect of the edible bird's nest harvested from caves and ranches. The CoVP was adopted in the same year.
In 2021, he was appointed as an honorary President to Melaka Bird's Nest Merchants Association (Persatuan Pedagang Sarang Burung Melaka) where he involved in advising the association on matters relating to the bird's nest industry.
Save for MLCL Construction, Liw Chong Liong does not have any family relationship with any of our Promoters, Directors and/or substantial shareholders.