FOREWORD

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It all started over 40 years ago when I was a timber trader. With only 1 truck, I drove myself every day and night transporting sawn timber.
— Founder & Chairman Mr Yang Yin Chong

I used to earn ten cents a day by mowing the lawns of rubber estates back in the 1950’s when I was just a child. In my life journey, I had also been a school bus driver, farmer, grocery trader, insurance agent, broker, truck driver, timber merchant, entrepreneur and businessman. I have now retired from active management, leaving my business in the hands of my very capable sons. I now devote myself to helping out with the Malacca Chinese Education Progressive Association as a volunteer*.

I am grateful that my past experience have made me a better person today. I have always believed that if you have the good fortune blessed with some success and wealth, it comes with it the responsibility to make a difference by creating new opportunities and give back to society in order to help the less fortunate. I believe that actions speak louder than words, and hope to create the legacy and make a difference which we would long be remembered for in time to come

*As the founder and Chairman of SΛNC Group, Mr. Yang is also the honourable Chairman of Malacca Chinese Education Progressive Association and an active Board Member of Pay Fong High School, the only self-funded Chinese Independent Secondary School in Malacca.