Board of Directors & Committee

Board of Directors
& Commitee

Directors

Mr. Mak Hon Weng

Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Mak Hon Weng was appointed to the Board on 21 March 2014. He was appointed as Chairman on 25 May 2018.

He is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) and Chartered Secretary (ACIS) by training. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

He is the Chairman of Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He has more than 35 years of experience in senior managerial position, mostly in the banking industry. He last served as Senior Vice President with Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd focusing in project financing for the real estate and construction sector. He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company.

Mr. Thomas Tuan Kit Kwong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Thomas Tuan Kit Kwong was appointed to the Board on 11 November 2011.

He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and a member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He started his accounting career with Azman, Wong, Salleh & Co. and subsequently joined KPMG Peat Marwick.

In 1991, Mr. Thomas joined Syarikat Teratai KG Sdn Bhd as Financial Controller. He then joined Kelanamas Industries Berhad. He has been appointed as Director and CEO of Pakai Industries Berhad since 1995.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company.

Dato’ Choo Keng Weng

Managing Director/Non-Independent Executive Director

Dato’ Choo Keng Weng is a businessman with varied interests and investments in Malaysia and overseas.

He was appointed as Managing Director of Sin Heng Chan (Malaya) Berhad on 17 June 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance (USA). After graduation in 1978, he served in various corporate positions both overseas and in Malaysia. He has vast experience in consumer food products, manufacturing and trading, property investment, plantations, and timber manufacturing.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company. He sits on the board of several private limited companies.

YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI

Independent Non-Executive Director

YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI was appointed as Director of the Company since January 1999.

He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.

YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI served the military for many years. He is a businessman and is involved with the plantations and hospitality business.

In 2012, YBM Tunku Mahmood was appointed as “Jumaah Majlis Diraja Johor”. He was nominated as a Member of The Royal Court of Johor.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company.

YBM Tunku Azlan Bin Tunku Aziz

Independent Non-Executive Director

YBM Tunku Azlan Bin Tunku Aziz was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 7 May 2021.

He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysia Institute of Accountants. He qualified as an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) in 1996.

He started his career in 1996 with Sincere Leasing Sdn. Bhd. and moved to Aseambankers (M) Berhad in 1997. In 1999, he joined Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad until their closure in December 2005. In January 2006, he was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of ARK Resources Berhad (“ARB”).

Pursuant to his resignation from ARB in December 2009, he was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and member of Audit Committee of ARB in 2010. He resigned as ARB’s Senior Independent Non-Executive Director in November 2018.

Thereafter, he joined Shapadu Energy & Engineering Sdn. Bhd. in January 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and in 2015, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Shapadu Marine Sdn. Bhd. Later in 2018, he assumed the post of Chief Executive Officer of Shapadu’s Property Division until his resignation from the Shapadu Group in 2019.

He was thereon attached as an Executive Director with WMS Associates, a boutique auditing firm that specialises in insolvency works until July 2020.

Presently, he is a Senior Vice President with Destini Berhad. He is also on the Board of Scomi Group Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee; and LFE Corporation Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director and member of Audit Committee.

 

Mr. Choo Kin Choong

Alternate Director to Dato’ Choo Keng Weng

Mr. Choo Kin Choong was appointed as Alternate Director to the Managing Director, Dato’ Choo Keng Weng with effective from 1 March 2020.

He graduated in 2012 with Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He has been involved with the group’s operations in the palm oil, forest plantation and energy and facility management sectors for the past seven years.

He is the son of Dato’ Choo Keng Weng (Managing Director and Major Shareholder).

He does not hold any directorship in any other public listed company.

Audit Committee

Chairman
Mr. Thomas Tuan Kit Kwong

Members
YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI
Mr. Mak Hon Weng

Remuneration Committee

Chairman
YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI

Members
Mr. Thomas Tuan Kit Kwong
Mr. Mak Hon Weng

Nomination Committee

Chairman
Mr. Mak Hon Weng

Members
Mr. Thomas Tuan Kit Kwong
YBM Tunku Mahmood Bin Tunku Mohammed D.K. PSI