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As ESCATEC’s new COO, he will be based at the Group’s corporate headquarters in Bayan Lepas, Penang.

HL Wong has joined ESCATEC as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).


HL Wong was formerly the General Manager of Plexus Manufacturing in Penang with operational responsibility for over 2000 employees.

As ESCATEC’s new COO, he will be based at the Group’s corporate headquarters in Bayan Lepas, Penang, and will be working closely with Chief Executive Officer Ernest Sebak and Chief Financial Officer Roman Ziegler to execute ESCATEC’s global expansion plans.

Wong has valued hands-on experience across a broad range of market sectors, especially in relation to the aerospace, medical, and industrial sectors, and important expertise in supporting customers from Europe, Asia, and North America. These market sectors and geographic regions are key to realising ESCATEC’s strategy.

Wong begins his new role in ESCATEC on 4th July 2022. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from University Technology Malaysia and, in addition to Plexus, has also served stints in Intel, Halliburton Energy, and Penang Seagate Industries.

“I could not be more excited and honoured to be joining ESCATEC as its new COO. I am really looking forward to working with a talented team to achieve the Group’s next phase of transformation and growth,” he said.

“It is great news for ESCATEC to have HL on board. His proven expertise and experience will guide us on the correct course as we expand our global production footprint and customer base,” said ESCATEC CEO, Ernest Sebak, noting that “on-time delivery is absolutely critical for our customers who turn to us for support in these volatile times”.


Nitisha Dubey

I am a Journalist with a post graduate degree in Journalism & Mass Communication. I love reading non-fiction books, exploring different destinations and varieties of cuisines. Biographies and historical movies are few favourites.

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