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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Asmat bin Kamaludin

73 2001 Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Toyokatsu Okamoto

58 2016 Managing Director, Executive Director

Yuji Kogure

48 2017 Executive Director

Toru Okano

57 2016 Executive Director

Pui Ling Siew

51 2014 Executive Director

Takayuki Tadano

50 2012 Executive Director

Oi Wah Leong

2008 Company Secretary

Chee Chung Cheng

48 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Yasuo Tonooka

49 2017 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Raja Anuar Bin Raja Abu Hassan

62 2017 Independent Non-Executive Independent Director

Hasmah binti Abdullah

65 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Supperamaniam Manickam

71 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Asmat bin Kamaludin

Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Datuk Asmat bin Kamaludin serves as Chairman of the Board and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd. He was appointed on August 29, 2001. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of Malaya in 1966 and subsequently obtained a Diploma in European Economic Integration from the University of Amsterdam (Universiteit van Amsterdam) in 1970. He has worked with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia (MITI) for 35 years until his retirement as Secretary-General in January 2001. He also had exposure in both domestic and international trade sectors whilst at MITI. He had served as Economic Counselor for Malaysia in Brussels and worked with international bodies such as ASEAN, WTO and APEC and was actively involved in national organizations, such as Johor Corporation, SMIDEC and MATRADE. Currently, he is the Group Chairman of UMW Holdings Berhad, Scomi Group Berhad, Scomi Marine Berhad, Symphony House Berhad, TASCO Berhad (formerly Trans-Asia Shipping Corporation Berhad) and Compugates Holdings Berhad and is a Non-Executive Vice-Chairman of YTL Cement Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Malaysian Pacific Industries Berhad, Lion Industries Corporation Berhad, Permodalan Nasional Berhad, The Royal Bank of Scotland Berhad and JACTIM Foundation. In 2008, he was appointed by MITI to represent Malaysia as Governor on the Governing Board of The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia.

Toyokatsu Okamoto

Mr. Toyokatsu Okamoto has been Managing Director, Executive Director at Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad since October 1, 2016. He graduated from Osaka City University (Faculty of Engineering), Osaka, Japan with Bachelor's Degree. He joined Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd ("MEW"), an affiliated company of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. ("MEI") and was assigned to System Engineering Section, Corporate Technology Research Laboratory as a technical staff in April 1981. In January 1984, he was assigned to Electrical Appliance Research Laboratory as a Coordinator and was assigned to Engineering Development Department, Personal Care Product Division after 4 years. Mr Okamoto was appointed an Engineer in the Engineering Development Department, Device Product Division in January 1996 and was assigned to Engineering Development Department, Personal Care Product Division as the Manager on January 1998. Subsequent to that, he was appointed the Manager of the Quality Assurance Department, Beauty & Personal Care Product Division before being appointed as the Manager of the Manufacturing Department, Beauty & Personal Care Product Division in January 2002. In January 2004, Mr Okamoto was appointed as the General Manager of the Engineering Development Department, Beauty & Personal Care Product Division. Subsequently in year 2011, he was the General Manager of the Cooking Appliances Group, Beauty & Personal Care Product Division, Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd, ("PEW"), an affiliated company of Panasonic Corporation. Since January 2012, Mr Okamoto was appointed the General Manager of Cooking Appliances Department, Beauty & Living Product Division.

Yuji Kogure

Mr. Yuji Kogure serves as Executive Director of the Company. He joined Matsushita Electrical Industrial Co., Ltd. ("MEI") in April 1992. After an extensive corporate training programme to learn all aspects of the entire MEI organisation, as of 1 October 2008, MEI changed its trade name to Panasonic Corporation ("PC"), Mr Kogure was assigned to the Purchasing Section, Fuku Plant, Kitchen Appliances Division, Corporate Home Appliances as a Procurement Staff in which he was assigned to the Kitchen Appliances Division on July 1994. In April 1998, Mr Kogure was assigned to Materials Section, Kobe Plant, Kitchen Appliances Division, Home Appliance & Housing Electronics Company as a Coordinator. He was then assigned to the Materials Section, Kobe Plant, Cooking Systems Division, Home Appliance & Housing Electronics Company as a Senior Coordinator in April 2002. Mr Kogure held the position as a Manager to the Kobe Material Team, Cooking Systems Division, Matsushita Home Appliances Company in June 2005 and the Plant Control Team Kobe Plant, IH Cooking Heater Business Unit, Home Appliances Company, PC in October 2008. In May 2011, Mr Kogure was assigned to Manufacturing Group, Hyogo Plant, Kitchen Appliance Business Unit, Home Appliances Company, PC as the General Manager and subsequently the Plant Superintendent of the Kato Plant, Kitchen Appliances Business Division, Appliances Company, PC in April 2013. On September 2013, Mr Kogure was transferred to PC's Thai Subsidiary, Panasonic Appliances (Thailand) Co., Ltd. ("PAPTH") as a Director.

Toru Okano

Mr. Toru Okano has been Executive Director at PANASONIC MANUFACTURING MALAYSIA BERHAD since January 1, 2016. He graduated from Osaka Institute of Technology (Faculty of Engineering) Osaka, Japan in March 1981, with Bachelors degree. Mr Okano joined Matsushita Seiko Co., Ltd in Japan in 1981 and has served in various department of the company. in 1997 he was promoted to General Manager and in 2003 he was transferred to Matsushita Eco Systems, HQ Supplier Centre. He served 11 years there and rose to the position of Chief of Procurement Group, Global Manufacturing Centre in Japan. On 1 April 2015 he was joined Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad as Business Head of Fan Division.

Pui Ling Siew

Ms. Siew Pui Ling serves as Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad since August 4, 2014. She graduated from University of Tokyo, Japan in 1991, with a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration. Ms Siew Pui Ling joined Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad ("the Company") in 1991 and has more than 22 years experience in Sales and Marketing. Prior to this, she was assigned to the Logistic, Product Planning and Industrial Design Department. She established the Voice of Customer Research' team ("VOCR") to further strengthen the Product Planning Operation. In 2012, she was promoted to Assistant Director and currently, she is responsible for the Sales & Marketing, Logistic and Product Planning functions of the Company.

Takayuki Tadano

Mr. Takayuki Tadano serves as Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd since June 5, 2012. He graduated from Kitakyushu University (Faculty of Commerce) in March 1987 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He joined the Panasonic Group since 1987 and has more than 20 years in accounting management. Prior to this, he was assigned to Corporate Accounting Department, Accounting Department, Panasonic Corporation's Taiwanese subsidiary (TAMACO) as a Coordinator of Finance Section, Panasonic Corporation's Malaysian subsidiary (MAHARAD) as the General Manager of Finance Department, and Panasonic Corporation's Chinese subsidiary (MWIC) as the Financial Director. He also has been assigned as Senior Coordinator in Accounting Section for the year 1996 and 2000. Prior to this, he was a Manager of Overseas Accounting Team, Accounting Group, Corporate Accounting Center, Appliances Company, of Panasonic Corporation.

Oi Wah Leong

Ms. Leong Oi Wah serves as Company Secretary of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd. She was appointed on April 1, 2008.

Chee Chung Cheng

Mr. Cheng Chee Chung serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Berhad since April 1, 2015. Mr Cheng Chee Chung joined Matsushita Industrial Corporation Sdn Bhd ("MAICO")(now known as Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning (M) Sdn Bhd ("PAPAMY")), in November 1989 under the Personnel Section. In October 1994, he was transferred to Domestic Sales Department, before promoted to Assistant Manager of Domestic Sales in July, 1995. In June 1998, he was promoted to Manager, International Marketing of Global Customer Satisfaction Matsushita Air Conditioning Corp. Sdn Bhd (now known as PAPAMY). He was the transferred to Domestic Sales Department of MAICO in March 2000 before promoted to Assistant General Manager, Domestic Sales Department in June, 2001. He was transferred to Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("PM") under Aircond Division in October 2004. In December 2006, he was transferred to Home Appliances ("HA") division of PM before was promoted as General Manager, HA Division in April 2007. In April 2009, he then promoted to Associate Director, Consumer Product Marketing. After one year, he promoted to Director, Consumer Product Sales & Aircond before assigned to Deputy Managing Director in April 2013. He is promoted as Managing Director of PM on 1 April 2015.

Yasuo Tonooka

Mr. Yasuo Tonooka serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He graduated from Ritsumeikan University (College of Law), Kyoto, Japan with a Bachelor's Degree.Mr Yasuo Tonooka ("Mr Tonooka") joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. ("MEI") in April 1991 and was exposed to the extensive corporate training programme to learn all aspects of the global Matsushita/Panasonic organisation. He was assigned to the Human Resources Department, Microwave Oven Division, MEI as a Human Resources Staff in which he was promoted as a Supervisor in April 1997. In April 2002, Mr Tonooka was assigned to Recruiting Section, HQ Human Resource Department, MEI as a Senior Coordinator and was assigned as a Councilor in the Human Resource Section, HQ Human Resource Department, MEI after two years in April 2004. Subsequently, he was assigned to Human Resource Development Section, HQ Human Resource department of Panasonic Corporation ("PC") as a Manager in April 2009. Mr Tonooka was then assigned as the Manager in the Industrial Relations Section, HQ Industrial Relations Department, PC. On April 2015, he was the General Manager of the Cold Chain Devices Human Resources Department, Human Resources and General Affairs Centre, Appliances Company of PC. He is currently the Deputy Managing Director, Administration & Manufacturing Business Promotion, Panasonic Appliances Asia Pacific, Human Resources Strategy Centre Appliances Company.

Raja Anuar Bin Raja Abu Hassan

Encik Raja Anuar Bin Raja Abu Hassan is Independent Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has started his career with Kompleks Kewangan Malaysia Berhad (now known as Amanah Capital Bhd) as Financial Analyst in the Financial Planning Department Group in 1982. During the period from 1991 to 2008, he held various positions in the accounting and internal Audit division of different conglomerates. Currently he is a Financial Consultant and serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of AmBank Islamic Berhad.

Hasmah binti Abdullah

Tan Sri Hasmah binti Abdullah is Independent Non-Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd. She had a distinguished career spanning over 37 years and was the former Inland Revenue Board (IRB) Chief Executive Officer and Director General from 19 October 2006 to 7 January 2011. Tan Sri Hasmah was instrumental in the drafting of the Promotion of Investment Act 1986 and amendments to the Income Tax Act 1967, leading the Malaysian delegation to several international conferences such as the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators Conference, the Study Group on Asian Tax Administrators and Research (SGATAR) Conference, the Association of Tax Administrators of Islamic Countries (ATAIC) Conference, International Tax Dialogue (ITD) and Reference Group of Commissioners Conference. During her leadership at IRB, vast improvements and policy changes to the service delivery system were introduced in the IRB, in particular, refunds, which were made faster with the use of electronic filing. She was instrumental in the extensive implementation of Malaysia’s electronic tax assessment and payment system and was involved in the ongoing planning and implementation of the IRB’s electronic revenue accounting system. For the improvements and innovations that had impacted positively on the taxpaying public, the IRB was awarded the inaugural Prime Minister's Innovation Award in 2009. Tan Sri Hasmah is also a Commission Member of Securities Commission since 10 March 2011, a trustee of Malaysian Tax Research Foundation since 6 April 2011, a trustee of Dana Amal Jariah since 28 June 2012 and was a Tax Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 September 2013.

Supperamaniam Manickam

Y. Bhg. Datuk Supperamaniam Manickam serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd. He was appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on January 1, 2008. He is also a member of Audit Committee and Chairman of Nomination Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Economics from University of Malaya in 1970. He joined the Malaysian Administrative and Diplomatic Service in October 1970 and was posted to the MITI as Assistant Director. He served in the civil service for 33 years in various capacities and held position as Deputy Secretary-General of MITI from 1997 until his official retirement in March 2000. In May 2000, he was appointed by the Government of Malaysia to be the Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland and held the position until September 2003. Since his retirement from public service, he now serves as a consultant/resource person for United Nations agencies, regional and international organizations and foreign governments. He is a member of the National Trade Advisory Council and sits in as a member of several government related to trade and investment policy issues and negotiations. Currently, he is the Independent Non-Executive Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Berhad and also Distinguished Fellow of Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. Besides the aforesaid, he also serves as an Adjunct Professor to the International Islamic University of Malaysia and Science and Management University, Kuala Lumpur. He is also a Visiting Professor of Macau University of Science and Technology (Faculty of Law).