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Y.A.M. TENGKU SYARIF BENDAHARA PERLIS SYED BADARUDIN JAMALULLAIL IBNI ALMARHUM TUANKU SYED PUTRA JAMALULLAIL

Malaysian, age 71
Chairman of the Board, Independent and Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Remuneration & Share Buy-Back Committees
Member of the Nominating Committee
Tengku Syed Badarudin Jamalullail graduated from University of Cambridge, UK in 1968 with a Master of Arts in Law & History. From 1968 to 1978, he was employed and held various executive positions in Fraser & Neave (Malaya) Sdn Bhd. Currently, Tengku Syed is involved in his family business and he is a Director of Hwang-DBS (Malaysia) Berhad, Hwang-DBS Investment Bank Berhad and Hwang Investment Management Berhad. Tengku Syed is also a board member of Yayasan Tuanku Syed Putra, a charitable foundation and the President of Tuanku Syed Putra Dialysis Centre, Perlis.

Tengku Syed was appointed to the Board on 24 February 1987 and on 27 February 2001 was appointed its Chairman. He was also appointed as non-executive and independent director of Fraser and Neave, Limited on 8 January 2014. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.



 


DATO’ ANWARRUDIN BIN AHAMAD OSMAN

Malaysian, age 73
Independent and Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Nominating Committee
Member of the Audit, Remuneration & Share Buy-Back Committees
Dato’ Anwarrudin bin Ahamad Osman graduated from the University of Malaya in 1966 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Upon graduation, he joined the Malaysian Civil Service in 1966 and served in the Ministry of Defence. In May 1975, he joined Petronas and served in various capacities until his retirement on 1 September 1998 as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Petronas Dagangan Berhad.

During the 23 years in Petronas, Dato’ Anwarrudin held various senior positions. He was the General Manager of Corporate Planning Division in 1984, General Manager, Human Resources Management Division in 1985 before heading the International Marketing Division of Petronas responsible for sales of crude and products and processing of crude. He was a member of the Asean Council On Petroleum (“ASCOPE”) technical committee for several years and spoke at the ASCOPE oil marketing management seminars and local seminars on prospects of Bumiputera in the marketing and distribution industry; represented Malaysia in the OPEC/NON-OPEC dialogues from 1989 to 1991.

Currently, Dato’ Anwarrudin holds directorship positions in KKB Engineering Bhd and Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd and in several non-listed companies. He is also Executive Vice-Chairman of Yasmin Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd.

Dato’ Anwarrudin was appointed to the Board on 20 January 2005. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

 



MR. LEE KONG YIP

Malaysian, age 72
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Risk Management Committee
Member of Group Executive, Remuneration & Share Buy-Back Committee
Mr. Lee Kong Yip graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor in Economics (Hons) majoring in statistics in 1969. He completed the Executive Programme in the Graduate School of Business Administration in the University of California Berkeley, USA in 1988.

From 1969 to 1994, he has held various executive positions in the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and its finance subsidiary, the Oversea-Chinese Finance Company Berhad. In 1995, he was appointed the Executive Vice President and director of the OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, a post he held until his retirement in April 2000. He is a director of Overseas Assurance Corporation (Malaysia) Berhad, Overseas Assurance Corporation (Holdings) Berhad, Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad, Great Eastern Capital (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and The Great Eastern General Insurance Company Sdn Bhd.

Mr. Lee was appointed to the Board on 10 May 2000. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of Fraser and Neave, Limited, a major shareholder of the Company. 




DATUK SERI DR NIK NORZRUL THANI BIN N. HASSAN THANI

Malaysian, age 56
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of Share Buy-Back Committee
Dato’ Dr. Nik Norzrul Thani bin Nik Hassan Thani holds a Ph.D. in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Masters in Law from Queen Mary College, University of London. He read law at the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom.

Dato’ Dr. Nik also holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Syariah Law and Practice (with Distinction) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He is a Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985 and to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Harvard Law School from 1996 to 1997, and was formerly the Acting Dean/ Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia.

Dato’ Dr. Nik is a director of UMW Holdings Berhad, Manulife Holdings Berhad, Konsortium Logistik Berhad and several non-listed companies. Currently, Dato’ Dr. Nik is a practising lawyer with Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Prior to joining Zaid Ibrahim & Co., Dato’ Dr. Nik was with Baker & McKenzie (International Lawyers), Singapore.

Dato’ Dr. Nik was appointed to the Board on 7 November 2006. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a major shareholder of the Company. 

 


DATO' JOHAN TAZRIN NGO

Malaysian, age 44
Independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Dato’ Johan Tazrin bin Hamid Ngo has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Economics from Reading University, UK. He is also an Associate Member of the Society of Investment Professionals (“ASIP”), UK (CFA Institute) and European Association of Financial Analysts (“EFFAS”).

Currently, Dato’ Johan is the Managing Director and the Chief Investment Officer of Amara Investment Management Sdn Bhd (“AMARA”), a fund management company incorporated in Malaysia and licensed by the Securities Commission. Dato’ Johan established the company in 1997 as a joint venture between K&N Kenanga Berhad and Rothschild Asset Management Intl B.V before taking the company private in 2007 in a management buy-out exercise. Prior to this, he was a Portfolio Manager with Coutts & Co. (London) Ltd managing Asian Equities and Japan. Dato’ Johan has 20 years of experience in investment management overseeing Asian equities & fixed income.

Dato’ Johan was appointed to the Board on 23 January 2013. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.




DATO’ DR MOHD SHAHAR BIN SIDEK

Malaysian, age 69
Non-independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of Risk Management Committee
Dato’ Dr. Mohd Shahar bin Sidek graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) Hons in 1971. Upon graduation, he joined the Federal Treasury of Malaysia as Assistant Secretary. In 1980, he was transferred to INTAN as a lecturer where he completed his Masters in Economics (Public Administration) at the University of Malaya in the same year. He pursued his Ph.D. in Public Finance at the Temple University, USA and completed it in 1989.

Upon completion of his doctorate in Finance, Dato’ Dr. Mohd Shahar joined the Penang State as its State Financial Officer in 1991 and held the position until 1994. He was promoted as the Director General of Biro Tata Negara in 1994. In 1997, he was posted to the Federal Treasury of Malaysia as Secretary for Supply and Procurement Division and was transferred to MAMPU as Deputy Director General in 1999. He was promoted as Director General of the Road Transport Department in the Ministry of Transport in 2000 until his retirement in April 2003.

Dato’ Dr. Mohd Shahar was appointed to the Board on 30 September 2003. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a major shareholder of the Company.

 



DATO' JORGEN BORNHOFT

Danish, age 74
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of Group Executive & Risk Management Committees
Dato’ Jorgen Bornhoft holds a degree in Accountancy and Finance (Bachelor of Commerce) from Copenhagen Business School.

He joined Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Berhad (“Carlsberg Malaysia”) in 1991 as its Chief Executive Officer, and assumed the position of Managing Director from 1995 to 2002, after which he was the Chairman from 2002 to 2005. Dato’ Bornhoft re-joined the Board of Carlsberg Malaysia as a Non-Executive Director from 2006 to 2007. He also assumed the position as the Chief Executive Officer of Carlsberg Malaysia Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore from January 2003 to June 2004. Prior to joining Carlsberg Malaysia, he was the Vice-President of Carlsberg International A/S, Denmark responsible for foreign subsidiaries and new projects.

Dato’ Bornhoft was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad on 24 January 2005 and later became its Chairman on 1 February 2007. He also sits on the Board of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a director of The Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad and the Vice-Chairman of International Beverage Holdings Limited.

Dato’ Bornhoft was appointed to the Board on 7 May 2013. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of Fraser and Neave, Limited, a major shareholder of the Company.




MR. SIEW KAH TOONG

Malaysian, age 62
Independent and Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Mr. Siew joined Sekhar & Tan, Chartered Accountants, as its Managing Partner at the beginning of 2009. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Partner of BDO, one of the leading accounting firms in Malaysia. He has many years of experience in auditing, financial reporting and corporate advisory and had served as the audit engagement partner on many public listed companies. He continued to serve a portfolio of clients including public listed companies in Sekhar & Tan in auditing and corporate advisory matters. He has also acted as an expert witness in several legal cases where his expertise in accounting and auditing assisted the Court.

Mr. Siew was also involved in the role of Special Administrator for several public listed companies pursuant to the Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad Act 1998 and successfully restructured them for re-listing. He had served for four years as the Financial Director of Malaysian Mosaics Berhad where he was involved in the reorganisation of the group, restructuring of banking and financing arrangements and mergers and acquisitions besides improving the financing reporting systems.

Presently, Mr. Siew is a member of the Practice Review Committee of the MIA and the Public Practice, Technical and Financial Statement Review Committees of MICPA. He had previously served as a Board member of the Financial Reporting Foundation for two terms and was a member of the Developing Nations Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) for a term.

Mr. Siew is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad, the Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Wing Tai Malaysia Berhad where he serves on the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

 

 


MR. LEE MENG TAT

Singaporean, age 53
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Group Executive Committee
Member of Nominating Committee & Remuneration Committe
Mr. Lee Meng Tat holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from Imperial College, London. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Mr. Lee has extensive experience in consumer-focused industries, having carved out a 25-year career in several fields, including banking, tourism and beverages. He has previously served 12 years with the Fraser and Neave, Limited (“FNL”) Group where his last role was Chief Corporate Development Officer for the FNL Group’s F&B division, he also sat on the boards of several F&B subsidiaries of the FNL Group. Mr. Lee has also held various senior positions within the FNL Group, including Regional Director of China in Asia Pacific Breweries Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Heineken-APB (China) Management Services Co Ltd, formerly subsidiaries of the FNL Group. Prior to joining the FNL Group on 1 May 2015 as Chief Executive Officer, Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Mr. Lee was the Chief Executive Officer of Wildlife Reserves Singapore, where he was responsible for the management of world-class leisure attractions in Singapore, namely the Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo.

Mr. Lee was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2015. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of FNL, a major shareholder of the Company.

 



MR. ANTHONY CHEONG FOOK SENG

Malaysian, age 62
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of the Group Executive & Risk Management Committees
Mr. Anthony Cheong Fook Seng is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

He has worked in the Audit & Corporate Advisory Services Division of Ernst & Young till 1989 when he joined CarnaudMetalbox Asia Ltd as Internal Audit Manager, later on assuming the position of Company Secretary. He joined the F&N Group in Times Publishing Ltd as Corporate General Manager (Group Finance) and Company Secretary in 2001. He was appointed the Group Company Secretary of the Fraser and Neave, Limited Group on 1 October 2002 and was a director from 1 February 2005 to 31 January 2008. He represents the F&N Group on the Boards of a number of listed and unlisted subsidiaries.

Mr. Anthony Cheong was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2002. Except for his position as the Group Company Secretary of Fraser and Neave, Limited, a major shareholder of the Company, he does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.




MR. HUI CHOON KIT

Singaporean, age 52 
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Member of Group Executive & Audit Committees
Mr. Hui Choon Kit holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Curtin University, Australia and a Master of Business Administration degree from Nanyang Technological University, and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Fraser and Neave, Limited Group and is responsible for the Group’s corporate finance, treasury, accounting, taxation, information technology and investor relations functions.

Mr. Hui joined the F&N Group in February 2000 as Senior Manager, Business Development and has held a number of other positions. Prior to joining the F&N Group, he worked as a corporate finance banker based in Singapore and Thailand, covering the Asia-Pacific region. He commenced his career as an accountant and financial consultant with Ernst & Young.

Mr. Hui was appointed as Director on 6 August 2014. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company except that he is a nominee director of Fraser and Neave, Limited, a major shareholder of the Company. 

 

 

Note : None of the above directors have any disclosable offences as required under the Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.