Our Leaders

Chairman - Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab Beg

DS Mirza, a tourism scholar, served Tourism Malaysia for much of his carreer with the Malaysian Government. His last post was Director General which he held for 12 years. During his service, he had invaluable industry experience by his placement as Director Overseas in Europe and Japan. He was also assigned as General Manager of International Hotel and Resorts and as Deputy Commissioner General of Malaysia at World Expo 88 in Australia.

DS Mirza has an MBA and BBA Degree from Ohio University USA and A Tourism Administration Diploma from UiTM.

During the his long service he assumed the Chairmanship of PATA Malaysia Chapter and he had headed various task force at regional and international forums. He is currently the Chairman of AESTOM- Association of Ex Staff of TM.

The Group Managing Director  - Mr. Anthony Wong

Anthony and a team of young adventure enthusiasts established AOS in 1976. His fist job with AOS was a guide at the age of 17 years old. In 1976, he and a team of enthusiastic adventurers established Asian Overland Services Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd. His immense experiences and tireless efforts to promote eco tourism have been recognized locally and internationally with the numerous awards and accolades received. As an established and distinguished speaker,

Anthony is frequently invited to give talks and seminars on issues of the travel industry, and has featured on local television networks and media on his achievements and views on sustainable tourism. His pet project, The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa is a green hotel and he hopes to make it a showcase and model to encourage other hotels to shift towards greener practices.

Deputy Group Managing Director - Ms. Cindy Wong

Cindy Wong worked as the Executive Secretary in the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt but as the travel business continued to grow she decided to quit her job to take care of the daily management of AOS. Her administration and accounting background enable her to fit in the role easily. With her keen sense of business, she played a vital role in growing the organization.

The Managing Director  - Ms. Yap Sook Ling

Trained as a Chartered Secretary, Sook Ling decided to join AOS out of curiosity about the travel industry and has never looked back since. She served as the Sales Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager and Incentive & Convention Manager and finally promoted to the Managing Director.

With more than 19 years of experience in the business, Sook Ling oversees the overall daily operations of the company and still makes it a point to travel widely overseas and locally for research, update of products and to touch base with our overseas agents.

Group Finance Manager - Ms. Catherine Yap (CIMA, CA)

She is a Member of Chartered Instititue Accounts of United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia Institutue of Accountants. She joined AOSTT as Group Finance Manager in 2011. She is actively involved in the stragegic planning and control of the group's financial and accounting function in leisure,tours and travels, recreation, hotels and resorts management, events and conventions.

Prior to joining AOSTT Group of Companies, she gained her knowledge and experience in various support sectors in both local and MNC status companies in insurance, manufacturing and distribution, education, turnkey and privatization projects.