Tan, a well-established and professional businessman, places
great emphasis on integrity and accountability in all his
undertakings thus gaining the confidence, trust and close
cooperation of his numerous clients, locally and internationally.
Tan, a graduate of University of Strathcylde, Glasgow, Scotland,
with a B.Sc (Hons) in Engineering, has numerous years of experience
in the engineering field in the public sector before setting
up his various companies.
Dato’ Tan started as an Electrical Engineer with the
SELANGOR STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (PKNS) where he was
responsible for the design and supervision of various building
projects before being promoted as Chief Electrical Engineer,
responsible for all the electrical works in PKNS during the
mentioned period. Thereafter as Managing Partner of a construction
company, PEMBENAAN SUNGEI KIMA, set up in 1980, he handled
the overall operations of the company especially the financial
and technical management of the projects.
With regards to his pragmatic view to support and dedicate
himself to the industrialization programs in Malaysia, he
merged with a group of experienced businessmen to form a group
of companies successfully operating in areas of manufacturing,
trading, engineering and construction. His credibility in
the engineering and development field has not only earned
him respect from his suppliers and clients, but also those
from the banking arena. His managerial skills, dynamic yet
persuasive personality made him a well-known figure to many.
He is known as a man whose ambitious nature is an asset to
the development of the company concerned, in tandem with the
In recognition of his contribution towards the nation’s
growth, the Government appointed him as Captain on October
15, 2001 in the Civil Defence. Dato’ Tan was thereafter
promoted to Lt. Colonel in the Civil Defence, Malaysia. On
July 19, 2004 the honorary title Dato’ was conferred
on him by the State Government of Negeri Sembilan in recognition
of his contribution to the country and society.
Dato’ Tan is the Executive Chairman at Wamata Corporation,
Dantech Sdn Bhd, Airvenco Sdn Bhd, Kitra Trading Sdn Bhd,
SM Amalina and Dantech PGK Sdn Bhd. He is also the Executive
Director of BMTT Corporation Sdn Bhd and Wamata Food Industries