CHAIRMAN, INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dato' Seri Hj Shaik Daud, a Malaysian aged 77, was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2001 and was subsequently appointed Chairman of the Board on 26 February 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
He obtained his Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln's Inn, London and was called to the English Bar in December 1962. He served in the Malaysian Government Judicial and Legal services for 38 years until his retirement on 25 June 2001. His last appointment was as a Judge of the Court of Appeal.
He sits on the board of Trustees of Tun Suffian Foundation and is also a Registered Arbitrator of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration.
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, NON-INDEPENDENT & NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Datuk Lau, a Malaysian aged 57, 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.
Mr Loh, a Malaysian aged 58, was appointed to the Board on 4 October 2006. He was redesignated as the Managing Director of the Company on 2 April 2007. He is the Chairman of the Executive Committee and also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
He has over 27 years of experience in the property development, infra-structure, building construction as well as timber logging business. Currently, he is also the Chairman of Karyon Industries Berhad.
Dato' Ong, a Malaysian aged 57, was appointed to the Board on 15 April 2010. He holds a Diploma in Building Technology from Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Builders, United Kindgom. He is also a member of the Executive Committee.
He has over 29 years of extensive experience in the construction and property development industry. He started his career with Jones Lang Wootton as a real estate agent in 1981. He joined Country Heights Group of Companies (CHHB) in 1987 and held various key senior positions such as Marketing Director, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. He headed the property development division of the Group and was the Chief Executive Officer of CHHB from 2003 to 2008. He held the position of Chief Executive Officer of The Mines Golf City in 2009. He was directly and indirectly involved in achieving close to RM4 billion sales over the period.
He also served as the Men's World Cup Golf 1999 Deputy Organising Chairman from 1996 to 1999, which was hailed as the best ever World Cup Golf tournament in Malaysia and has put Malaysia on the world map as well. He also served as the Deputy Organising Chairman for the Inaugural Women's World Cup Golf 2000.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr Wu, a Malaysian aged 65, was appointed to the Board on 2 April 2007. He obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Malaya in 1971 and holds a Master in Business Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines. He was redesignated from Executive Director to Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2010. On 1 November 2013, he was redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee.
He initially worked for more than 15 years in the merchant banking and commercial banking sectors. Subsequently, he held senior executive positions in the corporate sectors in Hong Kong and in Malaysia involved principally in financial services and property development/management. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Executive Director of Malaysian Plantations Berhad from 2001 to 2004.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr Leow, a Malaysian aged 59, 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.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Ms Woo, a Malaysian aged 67, was appointed to the Board on 2 April 2007. She was a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, United Kingdom from 1970 to 1989 and currently is an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators since 1989. She is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
She started her career as a practicing Chartered Secretary since 1969. Currently, she is the director in charge of Southern operation of Tricor Corporate Services Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the Bank of East Asia, Hong Kong, a professional group providing corporate and secretarial services. She also sits on the board of a School Foundation and several other private limited companies.