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Board of Directors’ Profile

Datuk Tiah Thee Kian

Yg Bhg Datuk Tiah Thee Kian holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Malaya and a Master in Business Management from Asian Institute of Management, Philippines. He started his career as a manager of Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Bhd from 1972 to 1978, and later joined Credit Leasing Corporation Sdn Bhd as an Executive Director from 1978 to 1987. He joined TA Securities Berhad in September 1987 and was appointed the Managing Director in September 1988 and thereafter, Executive Chairman in July 1995.

In 1990, he initiated the public listing of TA Enterprise Berhad and was appointed its Executive Chairman and Managing Director of TA Enterprise Berhad in October 1990. As the Executive Chairman, he is primarily responsible for the overall strategic direction of TA Enterprise Berhad. He is the visionary leader of TA Group. Armed with a vision in developing a Malaysian “one-stop supermarket” of financial products and services, he propelled TA Enterprise Berhad’s extraordinary growth in retail broking and shaped TA Enterprise Berhad to be one of the largest retail broker in Malaysia.

Datuk Tiah Thee Kian was the one who embarked the TA Group into property development. He was instrumental in amassing the strategic land banks and investment properties of TA Global Berhad. In 2009, he initiated the demerger of the financial services and property business of TA Enterprise Berhad to improve the execution capacity of the property business in pursuing its strategies in a more focused way. Pursuant to the listing of TA Global Berhad, he took the helm as its Executive Chairman and spent a major portion of his time in nurturing, developing and transforming the property development and property investments activities of TA Global Berhad. He is the substantial shareholder and co-founder of TA Global Berhad. He also sits on the Boards of a number of companies within the TA Global Berhad Group.

Under the stewardship and leadership of Datuk Tiah Thee Kian, both TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad became a dynamic and diversified conglomerate with businesses in stockbroking, asset and unit trust management, futures & derivatives trading, credit lending, hotel operations, property development, property management and property investments spread over Malaysia, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.

He is the Chairman of the Company’s Property Management Committee, Group Investment Committee and Treasury Investment Committee.

Datin Alicia Tiah

Yg Bhg Datin Tan Kuay Fong holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Malaya.

She started her profession as stockbroking in 1975. In 1983, she was one of the pioneer founders of A.T Securities Sdn Bhd, the first stockbroking company to be established in Shah Alam. In December 1987, she joined TA Securities Sdn Bhd and was appointed the Managing Director of TA Securities Berhad in July 1995.

Pursuant to the listing of TA Enterprise Berhad, she was appointed as Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad in March 1990 and subsequently in May 2002, she was appointed as its Executive Chairman. She was re-designated as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of TA Enterprise Berhad in August 2007.

She was instrumental in the growth and development of TA Enterprise Berhad’s financial services businesses during its formation years. In the l990s, Datin Tan Kuay Fong revolutionised the stockbroking business of TA Enterprise Berhad by taking the bold step to build up its IT infrastructure and employed IT programmers and system analysts to design and tailor specific back office IT systems and controls to provide its remisiers and clients with a more efficient platform to trade with greater accuracy and efficiency. She was also instrumental in developing the proprietary trading activates of TA Enterprise Berhad, expanding its retail market, building up its remisiers/ dealers base to enlarge its retail clientele and to expand its business. She has over 25 years of senior management experiences in stockbroking, derivatives and property management. Her experience and expertise incorporates strategic planning, initial business set-up, operations planning and implementation, international business expansion and overall business management. Her financial services career track record has been charted through the years, made possible through her in-depth exposure to the stockbroking industry and financial markets. She now continues to impart her business acumen and skills to the growth and development of TA Enterprise Berhad’s financial services business.

She was appointed as Director of TA Global Berhad on 8 August 2008 but was re-designated as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 5 October 2009 and held the position to-date. She is the co-founder of TA Global Berhad. She also sits on the Boards of a number of companies within the TA Global Berhad Group.

Mr.Tiah Joo Kim


Mr Tiah Joo Kim, aged 36, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of TA Global Berhad on 1 January 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma and a Master of International Business, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

As the President and a director of West Georgia GP Ltd., he led the project management team for West Georgia Development Limited Partnership (in which TA Global Berhad and Birkbeck Trust own equal 50% interests) in developing the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver.

He is the son of Yg Bhg Datuk Tiah Thee Kian, Executive Chairman & a substantial shareholder of TA Global Berhad and Yg Bhg Datin Tan Kuay Fong, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of TA Global Berhad.

He holds 150,000 ordinary shares of RM0.50 each in TA Global Berhad.

He has no conflict of interest with TA Global Berhad, has no any other directorship of public companies and has no conviction for any offences within the past ten years.

Ms.Tiah Ee-Laine

Ms. Ee Laine Tiah graduated with Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from University of Kent at Canterbury, England. Later, she was called as an Utter Barrister of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, London, England. 

Upon her return to Malaysia, she chambered with Messrs. Lee Hishammuddin (now known as Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill), and was later called to the High Court of Malaysia as an Advocate and Solicitor.  She worked in Lee Hishammuddin for 3 years specializing in corporate and property matters.

In 1998, she moved to Canada, and joined TA Management Limited, a subsidiary of TA Enterprise, as a director of the company, a position she still holds today.   Being a hands-on mom, she also sits on the Board of her child’s school, a non-profit organization, as a legal advisor to the Board.








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