Less than a week after announcing a new line up of five Executive Directors, Thomas Philip Advocates and Solicitors (Thomas Philip), the lawyers acting on behalf of the current Board of Directors (BoD) of WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd (WRP), today revealed the appointment of Leong Wai Leng as the President of WRP.
With extensive experience and expertise, Leong was selected based on his track record of managing WRP efficiently and honourably during his previous tenure with the company. The industry veteran is a much-respected figure in the rubber glove manufacturing field having risen through the ranks at WRP.
Founder and Managing Partner of Thomas Philip, Mathew Thomas Philip said, “The board of WRP means business. With the recent executive shake-up and new people in key management positions, the board is setting WRP on the right track and sending out all the right signals. This is what is needed to win back the confidence of investors, customers, workers and other stakeholders in WRP.”
“Leong’s appointment as the President is a highly anticipated announcement to activate the broad range of changes that are planned across WRP. His extensive experience in the industry and people management skills will assuredly be key to revive and future-proof WRP,” he added.
Alongside this announcement, Thomas Philip also informed the appointment of Loong Mei Yin as the Executive Chairman and Michael Sng as the Co-Chairman of WRP. Thomas Philip has indicated that the BoD will progressively make changes through various aspects of the company, including its people, processes and procedures, to ensure expeditious and effective turnaround of WRP.