Loo Pak Soon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Loo Pak Soon is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Advance Synergy Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2024.

Mr Loo graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) with major in Finance from the University of Windsor Canada in 1984. He started his career as a banker in 1984 and has 8 years of commercial and merchant banking experience working with various banks. In 1992, he joined NCK Corporation Berhad and was involved in the restructuring and listing exercise of NCK Corporation Berhad onto the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (“KLSE”).

Mr Loo joined Powernet Industries Sdn Bhd as a Financial Controller in 1993. While there, he was also a Director of Ken Holdings Berhad from 1996 to 2006. At Powernet Industries Sdn Bhd, he successfully assisted in turning the company around from a loss-making concern and got it listed onto the Second Board of the KLSE as Kumpulan Powernet Berhad in 2002. He was the Executive Director and Special Assistant to the Chairman cum Managing Director from 2002 to 2015. From October 2015 to February 2016, he remained in Kumpulan Powernet Berhad to handover outstanding matters to the new owners and management team. He was principally involved in the financial operations and strategic planning of Kumpulan Powernet Berhad. With his vast experience in various industries, finance background and corporate experience, he joined MTS Fibromat (M) Sd Bhd as the Chief Operating Officer in 2016. In May 2019, Fibromat (M) Berhad, through a restructuring exercise, acquired MTS Fibromat
(M) Sdn Bhd and was listed on the LEAP Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. On 22 August 2019, he was appointed as an Executive Director of Fibromat (M) Berhad and on 31 March 2021, he was re-designated as Non-Executive Director and subsequently as Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 March 2024. Mr Loo is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Ken Holdings Berhad and Independent Non-Executive Director of Malpac Holdings Berhad.

Mr Loo is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is also the Chair of the Risk Management and Sustainability Committee of Advance Synergy Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Advance Synergy Berhad, nor has he any conflict of interest with Advance Synergy Berhad. He has no convictions for any offences within the past 5 years and no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.