Mr. Francis has more than 20 years of experience in operations and managing various businesses such as property, publishing, as well as information and communications technology (“ICT”). He also has substantial business exposure in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Kenya and China, particularly due to his experience and exposure in various industries ranging from printing, travel and tourism, hotel management and property.
In December 2007, Mr. Francis founded DagangAsia Net Sdn Bhd to manage and operate the e-commerce and portal services of DagangHalal.com.
DagangAsia Net Sdn Bhd was established as a subsidiary of the WEBSE Group, which was founded by Francis in 1999. In 1992, he became a Director of Guang Ming. In 1989, Mr. Francis started to work in publishing where he was responsible for signing the first Japanese copyright for Doraemon cartoons in Malaysia.