Datuk Wira Cheryl Tan

Co-Founder, Supermax Corporation Bhd


Datuk Wira Cheryl Tan is a Co-Founder of the Supermax Corporation Bhd. She held position as Director of Supermax Latex Products Sdn Bhd, Supermax Glove Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and Maxter Glove Manufacturing Sdn Bhd since 1987. Upon the public listing of their holding company, Supermax Corporation Berhad in 2000, she was appointed to the Board of Supermax Corporation Berhad in 2000 and held the position of Executive Director until 2018. Result driven Executive Director with proven ability to promote the mission of the company through effective financial management, operations and administration.


Executive Director, Supermax Corporation Berhad (2000 – August 2018)

  • Overseeing the Group’s finance, operations and administration matters in Malaysia as well as 8 distribution companies around the world including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil and Japan;
  • Play an important role in making Supermax Corporation Berhad, Malaysia’s largest Own Brand Manufacturer and one of the leading international manufacturers, distributors and marketers of high- quality medical gloves. The Group has 12 manufacturing plants and exports their Made in Malaysia medical gloves to more than 165 countries;
  • Acquisition of 2 public listed companies in Malaysia in 2005;
  • Accolades and awards achieved by Supermax Corporation Berhad during Datin Seri Cheryl’s tenure as Executive Director: – Selangor Export Excellence Award 2002, – Industry Excellence Award 2003, – Enterprise 50 Award 2004, – Best Branding Company Award 2004


The Edge Billion Ringgit Club Award: – Company of the Year 2010, – Highest Growth in Profit Before Tax Over 3 Years Award 2010, – Highest Return to Shareholder Over 3 Years Award 2011, – Highest Growth in Profit Before Tax Over 3 Years Award 2011, – Highest Return to Shareholder Over 3 Years Award 2012; and – Highest Return on Equity Over 3 Years Award 2012.

Director, Supermax Latex Products Sdn Bhd, Supermax Glove Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, Maxter Glove Manufacturing Sdn Bhd. (1987 – Aug 2018)

  • Setting up of the first manufacturing plant in 1991;
  • During Datin Seri Cheryl’s tenure, a total of 12 manufacturing plants were built with a total capacity of 26 billion gloves per year;
  • Accolades and awards achieved: – Enterprise 50 Award 1998; and – NPC Productivity Awards 1999. NPC Productivity Award 2004, Top 50 Enterprise Award Malaysia 2006 Export Excellence & Brand Excellence in the Industry Excellence Awards 2009,


Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Sound knowledge in financial management, manufacturing, administration and the import-export industry. Ability to lead a team of professionals with diverse skills and competencies. Able to interact and communicate effectively with Senior Management. Analytical mind with a strategic ability


World Woman Excellent Lifetime Achievement Award by World Women Economic & Business Summit. Instrumental in the contribution of medical gloves to various organization during the Covid 19 pandemic in Malaysia. This is done in recognizing the sacrifices of the front liners as well as to support various Malaysian Authorities in their pursuit to fight against the Covid 19 pandemic. Various organisations received supplies of medical gloves are Hospital Ampang, Institut Jantung Negara, Hospital Putrajaya, Hospital Sungai Buloh, Hospital Selayang, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya, Polis DiRaja Kontinjen Johor, Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Hulu Langat, Ibu Pejabat Polis Taiping, Balai Polis Pantai and many other government organizations.


Anning Orphanage and Orphanage Management Organization in Ipoh, – Anning Parent’s Home Management, – Anning Berhad Citizen’s Welfare Association, – Ipoh Disability Child Welfare Organization, establishing “Trust Fund” for 3 children until they reach the age of 18 in 2026, – Pantai Breast Cancer during “The Pink October Month”, – OrphanCare Petaling Jaya, Selangor and – Persatuan Kebajikan Love and Care, Menglembu, Perak.