Board of Directors

Datuk Lau Chin An

CHAIRMAN, NON-INDEPENDENT & NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Datuk Lau, a Malaysian aged 58, was appointed to the Board as Deputy Chairman on 6 July 2010. He obtained his Diploma RSH (London) and graduated with a LLB. (Hons) from Wolverhampton, United Kingdom in 1997 and passed his Certificate in Legal Practice the following year. Thereafter, he opted out from the government service and opened up his own legal practice under the style and name of Messrs. Lau Moghan Kuna & Ee. His expertise and experience in the legal practice includes criminal matters, banking, conveyancing, medical negligence, drafting and opinions and general debt collection and attachment.

He has served the Ministry of Health as a Chief Environmental Health Officer for 22 years before he opted out from the service in 2000. During his tenure with the Government, he had served in various capacities and also sat in various committees in the furtherance and promotion of Public Health, particularly in the field of Environmental Health. Among others, his work involved in the vetting and approval of planning and building plans, site inspection, progress inspection, testing & commission of sanitary and sewerage system, interpretation of building and construction laws and also the issuance of Certificate of Occupation for completed buildings. He also coupled as the Prosecutor for the Ministry of Health.

Currently, he is a non-executive director of Golden West Resources Limited, a public listed company listed in The Australian Securities Exchange. He is also a director of LTS Properties (M) Sdn Bhd and LTS Capital Sdn Bhd, both are property development companies.

Law Wai Cheong

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Law, a Malaysian aged 28, was appointed to the Board on 28 March 2014. He graduated with a LLB (honours) from Cardiff University, United Kingdom in 2008 and was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn in 2009. He also holds a Masters in Management at Cass Business School, London. He is a member of the Executive Committee and Remuneration Committee.

After completing his studies, he returned to Malaysia and embarked his career in the financial sector. He worked at the corporate finance department of Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad. Presently, he is working in the Group Business Development unit of TS Law Group, which focuses on steel production and distribution, property development and investment and mining.

He is the son of Tan Sri Dato’ Law Tien Seng and Puan Sri Datin Saw Geok Ngor, major shareholders of the Company and the nephew of Datuk Lau Chin An.

Dato’ Kamaluddin Bin Abdullah

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dato’ Kamaluddin, aged 48, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 20 April 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law from the University of Cambridge (UK). He is also a Barrister-at-law of the Middle Temple.

He started his work with the Sime Darby Group, a major multi-national company, based in Malaysia. During his five-year term with the Group, he served in the tyre manufacturing, plantations and latex products division covering the areas of marketing, corporate affairs, human resources, administration and legal affairs.

After his stint in Sime Darby, he served as Group Executive Director of Dewina Berhad, which is a diversified food group.

He is also a substantial shareholder of Scomi Group Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities which is involved in the areas of oil field services, marine logistics and transportation engineering. He is also a Director of Scomi Oilfield Limited, one of the largest subsidiaries and earnings contributors to Scomi Group Berhad.

He is a major shareholder of the Company.

Dato’ Mazlin Bin MD. Junid

NON-INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dato’ Mazlin, aged 53, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 20 April 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brighton Polytechnic, Sussex, England and a Masters in Business Administration from Cranfield University, England.

He started his career 1984 with Hicom Yamaha Manufacturing (M) Sdn Bhd as Assistant Manager of Operations to head the Planning, Operations and Production Control.

In 1987, he joined PA Consulting Group based in the United Kingdom as Senior Consultant & Regional Manager for the manufacturing sector. During his four (4) year stint with PA Consulting Group, he was seconded to work in 13 different organisations in the area of performance improvement and profit turnaround.

In 1992, he left PA Consulting Group and joined the Sime Darby group as Managing Director of five (5) companies. He ascended to the group level of the Sime Darby group in 1995 as Group Manager.

From 1995-1997, he was a business partner of ASPAC Executive Search Sdn Bhd (“ASPAC”), a recruitment agency in Malaysia with operations in the United Kingdom, Australia and other Asian countries through affiliate offices.

After he divested his equity stake in ASPAC, he acquired a majority interest in SECA Dyme Sdn Bhd (“SECA”), a petrochemical supply company which today has a strong track record in the provision of bulk chemical services to Petroliam Nasional Malaysia (“PETRONAS”), Esso Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Perwaja Holdings Berhad. When he acquired SECA, it was a loss making concern which he turned around within a year and in 2007 when SECA was injected into Daya Materials Berhad (“DMB”).

In 2007, he was appointed the Executive Vice Chairman, President & Group Chief Executive Officer of DMB after DMB acquired SECA. He resigned from the Board of DMB in August 2014.

He was also formerly an Independent, Non-Executive Director of Sapura Industrial Berhad, Sapura Technology Berhad and Metronic Global Berhad. He was also formerly an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of MTD Infraperdana Berhad. He was also an Executive Director- Corporate Affairs & Development in Reach Energy Berhad. He is also a director of several private limited companies which he owns.

He is a major shareholder of the Company.

Leow Hoi Loong@ Liow Hoi Loong

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Leow, a Malaysian aged 60, was appointed to the Board on 15 April 2010. He is a Fellow Member of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, United Kingdom,

He started his career with American International Assurance Co Ltd as Marketing Executive in the marketing of financial services from 1977 to 1979. He joined Pacific Bank Bhd as Regional Credit Officer and was made the Accountant at the Bank’s Head Office from 1979 to 1982. He then joined the Low Yat Group of Companies and AP Land Bhd (“the Group”) as Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary from 1982 to 1988. The Group was involved in property development investment, hotel chain and shopping and commercial complex management. He was a Corporate and Institutional Dealer with TA Securities Berhad, one of the largest stockbroking firms with the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange from 1988 to 2002.

Presently, he still holds a dealer’s representative licence from M&A Securities Berhad. He is a director of Hiap Teck Venture Berhad. He is also a shareholder and director of other private companies involved in property investment, retailing business and industrial property development in China.

Teo Chee Kok

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Teo, a Malaysian aged 46, was appointed to the Board on 31 March 2014. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants both since 1994. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.

He began his career in 1989 with an international public accounting firm based in Kuala Lumpur until 1993. Thereafter from 1994 to 1999, he joined a public listed group of companies with diverse business interest ranging from financial services to plantation. He has over 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and related activities.

Presently, he also sits on the board of Tecnic Group Berhad, Eka Noodles Berhad (formerly known as KBB Resources Berhad) and Len Cheong Holding Berhad.