ACE Group’s management, employees and affiliates wishes to congratulate YBhg. Dato’ Choong Chee Meng, Calvin, Group Executive Director of ACE, on being conferred the Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (D.M.P.N.) state award by the 8th Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang TYT Tun Dato’ Seri Utama Ahmad Fuzi bin Haji Abdul Razak. YBhg. Calvin Choong was amongst the 18 individuals to receive the prestigious Penang state award which carries the title Dato'.
Three individuals will be awarded the Darjah Panglima Pangkuan Negeri (DPPN), which carries the Datuk Seri title. They are dates importer and distributor Datuk Seri Yusuf Taiyoob, Malaysia Semiconductor Industry Association president Datuk Seri Wong Siew Hai as well as former Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Bhd group CEO Datuk Seri Mohamed Hassan Md Kamil. Only 35 living persons may hold the DPPN at any one time.
Another 21 people will receive the Darjah Gemilang Pangkuan Negeri (DGPN), which also carries the Datuk Seri title. Among them are Penang state secretary Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Jailani Muhamed Yunus, Penang Water Supply Corporation CEO Datuk Seri Jaseni Maidinsa, Securities Commission chairman Datuk Seri Awang Adek Hussin, Penang Medical College senior consultant forensic pathologist Assoc Prof Datuk Seri Dr Bhupinder Singh Jeswant Singh and former Seberang Prai City Council mayor Datuk Seri Rozali Mohamud.
Eighteen individuals, including Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies director Prof Datuk Dr Aileen Tan, surgeon Datuk Dr Cheong Yew Teik and corporate figures Datuk Ang Cho Teing and Datuk Choong Chee Meng, will receive the Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (DMPN), which has the Datuk title.