Mr Yeoh Chong Keat, an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 1 August 2011 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Yeoh was re-designated as an Independent Director of the Company on 19 August 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Birmingham, United Kingdom (now part of PwC network) and was formerly the head of a leading corporate services firm for over 10 years before founding Archer Corporate Services Sdn. Bhd. which provides corporate secretarial and advisory services to private and public listed companies. He is the President/CEO of Archer Corporate Services Sdn. Bhd.

He has accumulated a wealth of experience in audit, tax, financial and management consulting and corporate secretarial work with “Big Four” firms in the United Kingdom and Malaysia. He is also a director of Advancecon Holdings Berhad and Lien Hoe Corporation Berhad, which are both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any), nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

As at 29 March 2019, he has direct shareholdings of 900,000 ordinary shares in the Company. He attended all the five (5) Board of Directors’ meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

 

Dato’ Lim Kim Huat was appointed as Managing Director of the Company on 15 September 2009.

He is a Certified Public Accountant by profession and is a member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kuala Lumpur in 1980 before venturing into the commercial sector. Dato’ Lim is a businessman and entrepreneur with extensive exposure and experience across diverse industries including manufacturing, trading, property development, agriculture, leisure and entertainment, and food services.

Dato’ Lim sits on the board of Widetech (Malaysia) Berhad, a public listed company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities and Golden Agro Plantation (Mukah) Berhad. He was formerly the Deputy Executive Chairman of Sunrise Berhad, where he led the development of multiple internationally acclaimed projects including “10 Mont’ Kiara”, “28 Mont’ Kiara” and “Solaris Dutamas – Publika”.

He is the major shareholder of the Company through Parallel Pinnacle Sdn. Bhd. with holdings of 140,816,400 ordinary shares in the Company as at 29 March 2019. He has no family relationship with any Director of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

He attended all the five (5) Board of Directors’ meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

Mr Wong Heang Fine, an Independent Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 15 November 2007 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Wong was re-designated as an Independent Director of the Company on 1 August 2011. He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

He holds a Master of Science in Engineering Production & Management from the University of Birmingham, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) from the University of Leeds, UK.

He joined Temasek as Corporate Advisor on 7 November 2014 with the task of overseeing the merger of Surbana International Consultants and Jurong International Holdings. On 16 February 2015, he was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer for the merged entity that provides sustainable urban and infrastructure life-cycle solutions globally. He was recently appointed as a member of the Board of Building and Construction Authority in Singapore and an Adjunct Professor at NTU Singapore.

He has held several key leadership positions prior to this appointment. He was the Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Singapore Limited (Residential) and CapitaLand GCC Holdings, and also the Country Chief Executive Officer in charge of developing CapitaLand’s business in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Mr Wong was also appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Capitala, a joint venture company between CapitaLand Singapore and Mubadala Development Company, UAE. He was appointed as President of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) for Term 2011 to 2012.

Prior to this, he was the President & Chief Executive Officer of SembCorp Engineers and Constructors Pte Ltd (SEC) [now known as Sembawang Engineers and Constructors]. In 1998, he joined Cathay Organisation Pte Ltd as Deputy President, where he helped realize the company’s 40-year ambition of going public by utilizing a reverse takeover strategy through IMM Multi-Enterprise (IME) which was listed on SESDAQ. In July 1999, he was appointed as President & CEO of Cathay Organisation Holdings.

On 15 August 2018, he was appointed as Director of Surbana Jurong Capital (Holdings) Ptd Ltd. From November 1996 to February 1998, he was the Director (Infrastructure) of L&M Group Investments Ltd, where he was involved in the restructuring of L&M Group Investments Ltd (LMGI) by spearheading diversifications into infrastructure and property projects. From August 1991 to November 1996, he joined Singapore Technologies Industrial Corporation (STIC). Under STIC, he pioneered the infrastructure development of the industrial estate and a 24,000 hectare international resort belt on Bintan Island (Indonesia), which was completed in just less than five years. He was also instrumental in developing and later managing the Bintan Lagoon Resort, the first 4-star international resort hotel on the island, two 18-hole signature golf courses and 57 units of bungalow housing costing S$240 million. From 1981 to 1984, Mr Wong was recruited by the Singapore Public Service Commission office in London to join the Economic Development Board as a Senior Industry Officer. His responsibilities included the promotion and development of investments in the area of manufacturing of Industrial Machinery and Tools and Dies.

He is not a director of any other public companies in Malaysia and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company, has no conviction for offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

He attended three (3) Board of Directors’ meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

Mr Loi Heng Sewn, an Independent Non-Executive Director, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 28 September 2006 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Loi was re-designated as an Independent Director of the Company on 28 February 2018. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Board.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Management) from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He started his career with the MBF group of companies as a member of senior management team. He was also a member of the Board of Directors on a number of the MBf group of companies.

He has vast operational and managerial experience in the manufacturing, plantation and real estate industries after having involved in the capacity as a business owner.

He is not a director of any other public companies, has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

As at 29 March 2019, he has direct shareholdings of 548,100 ordinary shares in the Company. He attended all the five (5) Board of Directors’ meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

Mr Cheong Marn Seng, an Independent Non-Executive Director, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 28 September 2006. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in economic and finance from The University of Melbourne, Australia and is a Chartered Accountant of The Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has wide experience and knowledge in corporate finance, after working in the corporate finance department of an investment bank for over 8 years in senior management position. Prior to his stint with the investment banking industry, he was attached to two international accounting firms for several years in the audit and financial service division.

He has since 2001 been an executive director of Lien Hoe Corporation Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

As at 29 March 2019, he has direct shareholdings of 9,000 ordinary shares in the Company. He attended four (4) Board of Directors’ meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.