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IRIS Corporation Bhd (IRIB.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nik Azman Bin Mohd Zain

67 2017 Non Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Say Jim Tan

57 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Rozamujib Bin Abdul Rahman

45 2017 Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Boon Harng H'ng

44 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Teng Lim Cheah

Chief Executive Officer - Sustainable Development

Jee Wai Leong

51 Managing Director - Education

Seng Chee Siaw

Chief Executive Officer - Property Development

Choo Hock Choong

54 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Mohammad Suparadi bin Md Noor

57 2014 Executive Director - Business Development

Kwee Hiang Lee

67 2014 Executive Director - Manufacturing Technology

Kee Chen Pee

Chief Operating Officer - Food and Agro Technology

Thai Ping Su

Managing Director - Environment & Renewable Energy

Hock Eng Yap

69 2014 Executive Director - Software Technology

Youn Kim Wong

2017 Company Secretary

Hussein Bin Ismail

60 2017 Non Independent Non-Executive Director

Yang Hong Poh

44 2017 Non Independent Non-Executive Director

Abu Talib bin Bachik

68 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohamad Zawawi Bin Ismail

69 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Feoi Chun Chan

63 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nik Azman Bin Mohd Zain

Datuk Nik Azman Bin Mohd Zain is Non Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Iris Corporation Berhad. He holds Bachelor of Science (Hons) from Universiti Malaya and Master of Business Administration from Roth Graduate School of Business. He started his career with Unilever after his undergraduate study in The Technical Department of the Company. Post-MBA, he spent two years with Exxon Mobil as Financial Analyst in the Financial Reporting Department of the Company. From Exxon, he joined SGV (now Deloitte) in 1978 as an Assistant Consultant in the Firm's Management Consulting Division. He was made Partner of the firm in 1982. Azman became the Partner-In-Charge of Malaysia's Consulting operation in 1990. In 2007 when Deloitte Malaysia became a member of Deloitte SEA Cluster (comprising Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Brunei, Philippines and Guam), Azman was chosen to head Consulting for the Cluster.

Say Jim Tan

Datuk Tan Say Jim has been Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of IRIS Corporation Berhad since August 27, 2013. He was appointed to the Board on June 30, 1996. He is the co-founder, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IRIS Corporation Berhad. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK . He began his career with UMW Holdings Berhad and he was the Group Finance Manager when he left the company in 1986. Prior to joining IRIS Corporation Berhad, he was with the Lion Group of Companies as the Group Treasurer, a post he held till 1997. In December 2010, Datuk Tan was recognised as Ernst & Young Technopreneur of the Year, the prestigious business award pays tribute to exemplary business building by an entrepreneur within the technology industry.

Rozamujib Bin Abdul Rahman

Dato' Rozamujib Bin Abdul Rahman is Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is currently the Group Managing Director of Destini Berhad (DesB). He has been on Board as Group Managing Director of DesB since 7 January 2014 and was initially appointed as independent & non-executive director on 11 November 2010. He was re-designated as Managing Director of DesB on 3 January 2011. He has diversified interests ranging from construction and property development to trading and serves as director of several other private companies. He started his career as Managing Director and owner of Benar Prima Holdings Sdn Bhd, a holding company that has businesses in engineering, property development and investments.

Boon Harng H'ng

Mr. H'ng Boon Harng is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He holds Degree of Accountancy from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA. Mr H'ng has 20 years of extensive experience in auditing and finance functions. He began his career in one of the Big Four international accounting firms and later year joined public listed and private property development companies where he held managerial position in finance.

Teng Lim Cheah

Jee Wai Leong

Seng Chee Siaw

Choo Hock Choong

Mr. Choong Choo Hock is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He began his career as a Process Engineer with Meter Kitamura in 1984 in Singapore. He was promoted as Production Manager (Factory Manager Designate) and assigned to set up their new factory in Seremban in 1985. In 1992 he then joined Associated Pan Malaysia Cement, a public listed company as Quality Manager responsible for implementing Quality Management Systems (ISO9000) for the group. In 1995, he joined Possehl Electronic, a European Semiconductor Multinational as Operations Manager and has since progressively gained extensive experience and served in several senior management positions, until he left and joined IRIS Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd as Director of Manufacturing in 2009. He was promoted as Director of Operations in 2010 and has assumed his current position as Group Director of Manufacturing of IRIS Corporation Berhad and Chief Operating Officer of IRIS Koto IBS since 2014.

Mohammad Suparadi bin Md Noor

Dato' Mohammad Suparadi bin Md Noor serves as Executive Director - Business Development of Iris Corporation Berhad. He served as Executive Director from December 10, 2004 until August 31, 2009. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) from University of Malaya in 1983. He began his career with Bank Bumiputra (M) Berhad, starting from Assistant Accountant and moving his way up to Entrepreneur Development Officer and to Special Assistant to Executive Chairman in 1985. He joined BBMB Securities Sdn Bhd as a Dealer Representative in 1988 and later joined SJ Securities Sdn Bhd as a Remisier in 1990. He served as the Chairman of National Sports Complex, Bukit Jalil from 2000 till 2003. He was actively involved in voluntary bodies, being the advisor for Tanah Merah Entrepreneur Club as well as the Charity and Sports Club. He is currently a director of Versatile Creative Berhad and several private limited companies.

Kwee Hiang Lee

Mr. Lee Kwee Hiang serves as Executive Director - Manufacturing Technology of Iris Corporation Berhad. He served as Executive Director from May 31, 1994 until August 31, 2009. He is one of the co-founders of IRIS Corporation Berhad. He began his career in 1969 with Royal Malaysia Air Force in computer and electronics division. In 1974, he joined DE Electronic & Computer Sdn Bhd as the Managing Director, a post he held till 1984. He started up Microcomputer Systems (M) Sdn Bhd in 1985 where he is primarily responsible in helping Microcomputer to obtain the first computer manufacturing license with pioneer status with its first launched Malaysian designed PC in 1987. In 1989, its Microsystem 386sx computer was awarded “PIKOM PRODUCT OF THE YEAR.” He was a member of the R&D committee which designed and produced the ATO M 1 for the Malaysian Ministry of Education. The first batch of ATOM 1 was subsequently installed in 60 pilot schools throughout the country under the Computer in Education programme. In 1993, Microcomputer was merged with LIKOM Corporation, accompany under Lion Group and he is the Executive Director till 1994 after which he set up his own consultancy business named Power Metric Consultant Sdn Bhd, where he remains a director until present. In appreciation for his contributions to the IT industry, he was awarded the “PIKOMComputime IT Personality of the Year” in 1991 and in October 2006, he was honoured with the “PIKOM Key Industry Leader Award”.

Kee Chen Pee

Thai Ping Su

Hock Eng Yap

Mr. Yap Hock Eng serves as Executive Director - Software Technology of Iris Corporation Berhad. He served as Executive Director from January 5, 1995 until August 31, 2009. He is a co-founder and was heavily involved in technical and technology matters for IRIS Corporation Berhad. He established Peripherals Connection (UK) Ltd and Supply Technology (UK) Ltd in 1984 and 1985 where these two companies are heavily involved in the import and trading of personal computers based system components. He started another company named MCS Microsystems, Ltd in UK in 1991. In 1992, he refocused the strategy of supply technology and targeting the global security markets by designing and developing a unique form of identification technology for sophisticated and enhanced security applications.

Youn Kim Wong

Hussein Bin Ismail

Encik Hussein Bin Ismail is Non Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is currently the Director of Folks DFK & Co., a member firm of DFK international since 2007. He joined Azman, Salleh & Co back in year 1979 and the firm was then merged into Folks DFK & Co. on 1st February 2006. He has vast experiences in the full range of public accountancy services including audit, accountancy, taxation, secretarial, consultancy services and insolvency assignments covering wide range of clients. On 10th April 2017, he was appointed as a Director of Felda Investment Corporation Sdn. Bhd. He currently hold as Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia, Affiliate Member of The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators - Member of the Institute of Approved Company Secretaries. Approved Tax Agent under the Ministry of Finance Malaysia. He holds Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) and Diploma in Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (formerly known as Mara Institute of Technology).

Yang Hong Poh

Dato' Poh Yang Hong is Non Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He holds Bachelor in Economics from University Of Monash, Melbourne. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Caprice Capital International Ltd. He held various positions in the Hong Leong Group, including as the Managing Director of corporate and private equity department, Group Investment of HL Management Co Sdn Bhd. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Caprice Capital International Ltd. A private investment vehicle. He was appointed as the Managing Director of Guocoland Malaysia with effect from 1 June 2008 and relinquished the office on 16 June 2010. He is also a Director of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust which is listed on the Main Market of the Bursa Securities.

Abu Talib bin Bachik

Dato' Dr. Abu Talib bin Bachik has been Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at Iris Corporation Berhad since November 7, 2016. He holds BSc and MSc in Agronomy from the Louisiana State University, USA; and Doctor in Agriculture Science from the University of Gent, Belgium. He has wide experience in R&D, Operational and Management aspects, including Marketing, Business Development, Communications and Public Relations, when he was at the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) promoting the development of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) from 1999 to 2008. Prior to joining MDeC, he was a research Scientist in Malaysia Rubber Board (MRB). He was a respected researcher and scientist in Agronomy and Soil Chemistry who has authored about 50 technical, scientific and research papers. In RRIM, he held various administrative and management positions. In 1997, he was appointed as the Deputy Director General (Development) of the Malaysian Rubber Board and held the position until he opted for early retirement in 1999 when he joined MDeC. He is currently Chairman of Java Berhad, a public listed company with "Timber" as the core activity; other activities involved are oil palm plantations and rubber forests. He is Director at Java Berhad.

Mohamad Zawawi Bin Ismail

Dato' Dr. Mohamad Zawawi Bin Ismail has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Iris Corporation Berhad since October 18, 2016. He holds Bachelor and Doctorate Degrees in Electronic Engineering from University of Leeds, England. He was Professor of Electronic Engineering and founding Vice-Chancellor of University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), and prior to that, the Dean of Engineering, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Other previous appointments include Founding Director of Commerce Leadership Institute of CIMB Group, and one of the founders of Mimos Berhad, the Malaysian National R&D for ICT. He served the Ministry of Higher Education through being on the Board of Malaysia Qualfications Agency MQA, Chairman of the Higher Educaiton APEX Committee, Board Member of National Defence University, UPNM, Chairman of Universiti Sains Malaysia and Chairman of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is currently on the Board of Higher Education Leadership Academy, AKEPT since 2010. Dato' Mohamad Zawawi had served several national bodies including National Information Technology Council, National Aerospace Council, National Scientific Research and Development Council, and National Higher Education Council. He was once advisor to both the National Science Centre and National Planetarium. Until lately he was on the Board of Razak School of Government. He had served the Boards of several corporate entities including CIMB Bank Berhad, iCIMB Sdn Bhd, and Mesiniaga Berhad, Bumi Armada Berhad and Commerce Asset Ventures Sdn Bhd. He was a recipient of the Senior Commonwealth Academic Fellowship and the Fulbright Fellowship. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, a Member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia, and a Honorary Fellow of The Institute of Physics Malaysia for which he once served as its President. He is currently Chairman of NanoMalaysia Berhad, a business entity under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Feoi Chun Chan

Mr. Chan Feoi Chun has been Independent Non-Executive Director of IRIS Corporation Berhad since January 23, 2009. He graduated with a Master of Business Studies (Banking & Finance) from University College of Dublin, Ireland and attended the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK . He is a fellow member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is currently the Chairman of the CIMA South East Asia Regional Board. He is also a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He has gained extensive experience of 35 years from the international working experience in Britain and Thailand; in areas of financial management and business re-engineering. Prior to joining IRIS Corporation Berhad, he held senior management positions in financial services Group of MB F Holdings and various senior positions in PJD Berhad Group of Companies. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Swiss-Garden International Vacation Club Berhad, an Independent Director and Audit Committee member of Versatile Creative Berhad and a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee member of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Berhad. Mr. Chan currently serves as Chairman of Audit Committee.