Our Key Management
“NEVER GIVE UP”
attitude has led him to fight on and to rise above challenges
Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw
Dato' SRI DR. RICKY YAW
Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw Founder and Group Managing Director of Eakon Group Of Companies and currently is the President of ASEAN – Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (ASEAN – ACRA) and Immediate Past President of Malaysian Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (MACRA) He has been involved in the Air Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation & Refrigeration Construction Industry for more than 25 years.
He is also actively involve in Vocational education, currently he is certified Vocational Training Manager & Assessor for Vocational training in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology.
Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw is the Committee Member and Developer of National Occupational Skill Standard (NOSS), Course of Study and Module for Air Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation & refrigeration (ACMV&R) and Building Operation Maintenance (BOM) with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Department of Skill Development and Committee Member of MARA Curriculum Advisory Committee & Technical Advisor for Institute Latihan Perindustrian (ILP) & Kolej Komuniti. He is actively involved with American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
Currently, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw is appointed by Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB), Ministry Of Works and Department Of Skill Development, Ministry Of Human Resources as “Pakar Negara” & Panel Judges for Competition of National Skill Standard. Malaysia. He is also the Vice Chairman of The KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Plan of Action for Malaysia (PoAM) and Committee Member of MARA Curriculum Advisory Committee.
Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw was also involved in both local and international industry activities. In the year 2006, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw was appointed as Advisor of ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program (AADCP) for Enhancing Skills Recognition Systems for Air Conditioning & Refrigeration industry in ASEAN countries.
Under his leadership, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw has successfully implemented many local and international prestige project such as overseas project for design and build for Veba Oil Co. Ltd at Tripoli, Libya for their Air Cooled Heat Pump Chiller System, Mechanical Ventilation and BMS System, Formula One (F1) Circuit, Sepang ,Sabah Forest Industry Plant for the Air Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation Systems and Electrical Services and etc…
Apart from the ACMV & Refrigeration Industry, he does share and involved with other societies entrepreneur activities. Currently, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw is the Vice President of SME Association Malaysia & Honorary Advisor of Entrepreneur Development Association Malaysia and International Advisor of Asia Pacific Top Excellence Brand Nomination committee as International Advisor.
Determining his vision and setting out to achieving his goals right at the very beginning, the achievements and accomplishments that Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw today is nothing short of his self-motivation, strong dedication, continuous hard work, perseverance and patience. Despite the numerous obstacles at the very beginning, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw “never give up” attitude has led him to fight on and to rise above challenges and he has also achieved a number of industry entrepreneur accreditations of award throughout his career such as Excellence Leadership Award, Entrepreneurial Sprit Award, Most Impactful Entrepreneur Award and etc..
Clad with a humble, determined and down to earth personality, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw relationship with his fellow colleagues is definitely commendable. A leader who values the contributors and opinions of each and every staff regardless of status, the two way communication that is established within the company is another imperative trait that has led Eakon Group of Company to its forefront position in the air conditioning and mechanical ventilation industry.