We were incorporated in Malaysia under the Companies Act 1965 on 27 July 2016 as a private limited company under the name of Nova Wellness Group Sdn Bhd. The Company is also deemed registered under the Act as at 31 January 2017. We subsequently converted to a public limited company on 31 October 2017 to facilitate our Listing.
Our principal activity is in investment holding while our subsidiary, Nova Laboratories is principally involved in the development, production and sales of nutraceutical and skincare products; and OEM development and production of nutraceutical products.
Nicholas Cheong Peck Hiang is our Group’s Chief Business Officer. He graduated from University of Northumbria, Newcastle, United Kingdom in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing.
He started his career as a sales representative with Hovid Pharmacy Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Hovid Berhad) in 2004 where he was involved in selling and promoting generic products. In 2005, he left Hovid Pharmacy Sdn Bhd to join Nova Laboratories as a sales representative and was promoted to sales manager in 2007.
As the sales manager of Nova Laboratories, he was responsible for managing overall sales, marketing and business development activities of Nova Laboratories. He also monitors the sales performance and marketing activities to private hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies for Nova Laboratories.
He was promoted to our Group’s Chief Business Officer in 2015, a position he currently holds.
Sangeetha A/P Thuraisingam is our Group’s Chief Compliance Officer. She graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Malaysia with a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology in 2006.
Upon graduation, she joined Nova Laboratories in 2006 as a regulatory executive where she was responsible for product registration with the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency and regulatory authorities overseas. She was then promoted to Regulatory Manager in 2007 before being promoted to Regulatory & QA Manager in 2008. She held the position of Group's Chief Quality Officer in 2016 where she was responsible for overseeing the regulatory and GMP quality system functions of the Group.
She was promoted as our Group's Chief Compliance Officer in 2019. She is responsible for the regulatory affairs, quality assurance and compliance matters of our Group through development, implementation and compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
She also leads the Group’s internal Halal committee and in that capacity is responsible for the Halal compliance of the Group’s products and GMP plant.
Tan Kiat Wei is our Group’s Chief Production Officer. He graduated from Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, Malaysia with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2012.
He underwent training as a pharmacist trainee with Y.S.P. Industries (M) Sdn Bhd in 2012. After he completed his training in 2013, he became the production pharmacist to monitor the production process for the company’s cream manufacturing and packaging line and in that capacity was responsible to execute the production plans according to the schedule and to ensure the production runs smoothly. In 2014, he left Y.S.P. Industries (M) Sdn Bhd to join Nova Laboratories as a marketing manager. As the marketing manager, he was responsible for the planning of marketing programmes as well as conducting product training for the sales team.
In 2015, he held the position as production manager where he was responsible for production planning and overseeing all production lines. Apart from overseeing the manufacturing process, he works closely with various departments to ensure our products meet the safety and quality requirements. In 2016, he assumed his present position as our Group’s Chief Production Officer where he is responsible for overseeing the overall manufacturing process of our Group.
Chow Siew Meng is our Group’s Chief Financial Officer. He was admitted as an Associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1996 and elevated to Fellow member in 2001. He has also been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia since 1997 and 2001 respectively.
In 2013 he joined Protasco Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities as a Director of Corporate Affairs and subsequently promoted as Chief Financial Controller where he served for three years. His working experience spans the areas of corporate affairs, accounting, taxation, financial reporting, audit and insolvency.