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People: AEON Co M Bhd (AEOM.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof

76 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Shinobu Washizawa

59 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Nur Qamarina Chew binti Abdullah

54 2011 Managing Director, Executive Director

Etsuko Eto

2014 General Manager of Human Resources

Mathavan Arjunan

General Manager of General Merchandise Store Operations

Ahmad Fazli Bin Abu Bakar

General Manager of Shopping Center Operations, Facility, Security, Safety and Housekeeping

Yaacob bin Mahmud

2014 General Manager of Loss, Quality Management and Risk Management

Hiroyoshi Ekinaga

General Manager of New Business Development 1

Kenji Hiramatsu

General Manager of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management

Yoshihiro Kaya

General Manager of Shopping Center Development, Property Management and Construction

Hiroyuki Kotera

2014 Senior General Manager of General Merchandise Store Business

Siew Tee Lee

2014 General Manager of Finance

Wei Woon Liew

2014 General Manager of Shopping Center Leasing and Marketing

Suan Imm Lim

2014 General Manager of Merchandising

Hock Heng Ong

General Manager of Store Operations, MaxValu

Kenichi Suenami

2014 Senior General Manager of Shopping Center Business

Ng Wei Chyun

General Manager of Legal

Ying Loo Poh

53 2011 Executive Director

Keisuke Matsuda

Shopping Center Management Task Force Leader (Project Leader) - SC Business

Toshihiro Ozawa

MaxValu Project Leader

Yit Chan Tai

Secretary

Ai Ning Tan

2013 Joint Secretary

Kenji Horii

60 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mitsuru Nakata

54 2013 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdul Rahim bin Abdul Hamid

65 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Syed Ahmad Helmy bin Syed Ahmad

68 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Badlishah ibni Tunku Annuar

50 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chia Chun Tseng

64 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Carmen Fong

Manager, IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof

Dato' Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since May 26, 2011. Dato’ Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from University of Singapore, which he obtained in 1968. Dato’ Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof has more than 45 years of experience as an Advocate & Solicitor. Dato’ Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof started his career with Skrine & Co., as a Legal Assistant in 1968 before starting his own partnership under the name of Tunku Zuhri Manan & Abdullah, Advocates & Solicitors in 1969 and subsequently renamed the law firm to Abdullah & Zainuddin, Advocates and Solicitors. He sits on the Board of Directors of MMC Corporation Berhad, Zelan Berhad and AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad, all of which are companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Directors of THR Hotel (Selangor) Bhd and several private limited companies. Dato’ Abdullah is a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Shinobu Washizawa

Mr. Shinobu Washizawa has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at AEON CO. (M) Bhd. since April 22, 2015. He holds Bachelor Degree in The Department of Commercial Science, Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan. He joined AEON Co., Ltd in July 1980 as Foodline Manager. In 1985, he was seconded to AEON CO. (M) BHD. as Foodline Manager until 1990, he returned to Japan as General Manager, Operations at Shinshu JUSCO Co., Ltd. He was the Store Manager of Jusco Yamato in July 1999. In April 2001, he was seconded to AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. as the Director and General Manager of Merchandising. In May 2003, Mr Washizawa was the Store Manager of Fujinomiya store and then in March 2005, he was the Store Manager of Dainichi store. In July 2007, Mr Washizawa was promoted as the General Manager of Shikoku region in AEON Co., Ltd. He was the Project Leader of Next Generation GMS policy in July 2010 and subsequently in March 2011, he was seconded to Cambodia as the Project Leader in charge of the overall planning, opening and operations of a new AEON store in Cambodia. He was appointed as the Managing Director of AEON Cambodia Co., Ltd in August 2012. Mr Washizawa is now the Managing Director of AEON Asia Sdn. Bhd. Mr Washizawa is appointed as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board on 22 April 2015.

Nur Qamarina Chew binti Abdullah

Ms. Nur Qamarina Chew binti Abdullah has been Managing Director and Executive Director at Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since May 26, 2011. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship). She joined AEON CO. (M) BHD in 1984 and was a Merchandising Manager from 1990 to 1993 and then transferred to be a Store Manager of JUSCO Bandar Utama in 1998 and then JUSCO Mid Valley in 1999. She was promoted to Senior Manager in 2001 and then General Manager in 2002, in charge of the Store Operations division. In 2006, she was transferred to be General Manager in-charge of the New Business Development division and in 2008, promoted to Senior General Manager to head the Neighborhood Shopping Centre Business division. She was the Senior General Manager in the Merchandising division in 2009 and in 2010 as Senior General Manager of the Store Operations division.

Etsuko Eto

Mathavan Arjunan

Ahmad Fazli Bin Abu Bakar

Yaacob bin Mahmud

Hiroyoshi Ekinaga

Kenji Hiramatsu

Yoshihiro Kaya

Hiroyuki Kotera

Siew Tee Lee

Wei Woon Liew

Suan Imm Lim

Hock Heng Ong

Kenichi Suenami

Ng Wei Chyun

Ying Loo Poh

Mr. Poh Ying Loo has been Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since May 26, 2011. Mr. Poh Ying Loo is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He was the Audit Semi-Senior of Ong Boon Bah & Co from 1986 to 1988 and joined Dreamland Holdings Berhad as an Accounts Executive in February 1988. He joined CPC/AJI (M) Sdn Bhd as Assistant Accountant and was the Senior Accountant in June 1996. Mr Poh joined AEON CO. (M) BHD. on July 1996 as the Finance Manager and then promoted as the Financial Controller in 2002. He was the Senior General Manager in charge of Business Support in January 2008 and the Senior General Manager in charge of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations in February 2010. Mr Poh is currently in charge of the Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Administration, IT & SCM Division.

Keisuke Matsuda

Toshihiro Ozawa

Yit Chan Tai

Ai Ning Tan

Ms. Tan Ai Ning serves as Joint Secretary of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. She started her career in 1994. She has experiences in corporate secretarial practices of public listed companies and private limited companies in various industries.

Kenji Horii

Mr. Kenji Horii serves as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since May 21, 2015. He holds Bachelor in Law from Ritsumeikan University, Japan. He joined the Company in 1978 and served in various departments in Foodline (March 1978-March 1985). He served as Store Manager of Kyohoku store in Mie Prefecture (March 1985-March 1996), Development Manager of Foodline-Delica Division (March 2003-March 2006), Senior General Manager of Merchandising at TopValu Merchandising Department (March 2006-March 2007) and Director of AEON Global Merchandising Co Ltd (March 2012-March 2013). He serves as Managing Director of AEON TopValu (Thailand) Co Ltd since March 2013.

Mitsuru Nakata

Mr. Mitsuru Nakata serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since February 28, 2013. He served as General Manager (2009-May 26, 2011) and Executive Director (May 26, 2011-February 28, 2013). He has Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Ritsumeikan University. He joined AEON Co. Ltd. in March 1985 as a Section Leader of Ikoma store in Nara Prefecture and then Group Leader of Yamato Kohriyama store in April 1986. In April 1987, he was the Division Leader of Kongou store in Osaka Prefecture and in April 1991, as the Store Manager of Takami store. He was the Foodline Manager of Katabiranotuji store in Kyoto Prefecture in April 1993 and the Store Manager of Nagayoshi store in April 1996. In April 1998, he was the Store Manager of Fujiidera store in Osaka Prefecture and then in April 2001, the Store Manager of Shinnabari store in Mie Prefecture. He was the Store Manager of Hamamatsu Shitoro in Shizuoka Prefecture in September 2003. He was seconded to AEON CO. (M) BHD. in October 2006 and was the General Manager in charge of Merchandising Division. He was the Senior Executive General Manager, GMS Business Division in 2009. Mr Nakata was appointed as the Executive Director of AEON Big (M) Sdn. Bhd. on 31 October 2012, and promoted as the Managing Director of AEON Big (M) Sdn. Bhd. on 1 April 2014. Mr Nakata is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board.

Abdul Rahim bin Abdul Hamid

Mr. Abdul Rahim bin Abdul Hamid serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since August 16, 2013. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He started his career in Coopers & Lybrand (previously known as Cooper Brothers & Co.) in 1971. He rose in the firm to eventually become its Chief Executive in 1993. When the firm merged with Price Waterhouse in 1998 to form PricewaterhouseCoopers, he served as its Deputy Executive Chairman until he retired in June 2004. During the span of more than 3 decades in the firm, he was involved in audit, management consultancy and insolvency practice covering multiple industries including retail and manufacturing, construction, plantation, entertainment and banking in both public and private sectors. He was also appointed to the Council of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and his election by the Council to hold office as President. In the education sector, he is an Adjunct Professor of Accountancy at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu; a member of the Senate at Open University Malaysia; a member of Advisory Panel at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Universiti Putra Malaysia and Industry Adviser at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. He served as President of the MIA (2005-2007 and 2009-2011) and as President of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Abdul Rahim sits on the Board of Directors of MIDF Amanah Asset Management Berhad, Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad, Petra Energy Berhad, Malaysian Venture Capital Management Berhad, Encorp Berhad and Ire-Tex Corporation Berhad. Mr. Abdul Rahim is Chairman of Audit Committee and also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Syed Ahmad Helmy bin Syed Ahmad

Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy bin Syed Ahmad serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since April 16, 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of Singapore in 1971. He has forty (40) years of experience as legal practitioner and judicial officer in Malaysia and Singapore. Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy started his legal career in 1972 before starting his own partnership under the name of Yahya Helmy & Co in 1985 and subsequently renamed the law firm to S.A. Helmy & Partners. He was then appointed as High Court Judge for High Court of Malaya – Johor Bahru, High Court Judge for High Court of Malaya – Shah Alam and Court of Appeal Judge for Court of Appeal, Putrajaya in year 2000, 2007 and 2009 respectively. He retired as a Judge in December 2012 and appointed as the Chairman of Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board. Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy is a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board.

Badlishah ibni Tunku Annuar

Dato' Tunku Putra Badlishah ibni Tunku Annuar serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since April 16, 2013. Dato’ Tunku holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Administration. He started his career as Account Manager in J. Walter Thompson Advertising in 1987 and subsequently joined DMIB Berhad as Senior Executive and thereafter promoted as Marketing Manager. From January 1992 to December 1995, he worked in Sandestin Resort, Florida, United States of America as Manager of Marketing and Development. He joined Kumpulan Sime Darby Berhad Group (KSDB) in January 1996 and has held various senior positions within the KSDB, amongst them act as Senior Manager in Sales & Marketing of Sime Darby Land Sdn. Bhd. (January 1996 to July 2000), General Manager – Sales & Marketing of Auto Bavaria (August 2000 to March 2004), Managing Director of Auto Bavaria (February 2004 to March 2005), Director of Operations of Sime UEP Properties Berhad (April 2005 to December 2005) and Director-Group Property of Sime Darby Berhad – Group Property (January 2006 – October 2007). Dato’ Tunku was appointed as the Executive Vice President in Property Development & Strategic Investments, Property Division of Sime Darby Property Berhad from November 2007 to July 2008 and as Managing Director and Member of the Board of Sime Darby Healthcare Sdn Bhd and Sime Darby Property Berhad from August 2008 to July 2011, prior to venturing into his current business practices. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Putra Ventures Sdn Bhd.

Chia Chun Tseng

Mr. Tseng (Charles) Chia Chun serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Aeon Co. (M) Bhd. since August 16, 2013. Mr Charles Tseng holds Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States of America and First Class Honors’ Degree in Engineering from the University of Melbourne in Australia. He began his career with the Ford Motor Company as a manufacturing engineer in Australia and subsequently held other manufacturing and marketing positions with Ford in Asia including marketing director, Malaysia. He was with Cold Storage, a leading food and retail company in Southeast Asia, where he was appointed Group General Manager in Malaysia. He was with another global search firm, where he was senior partner for East Asia and a member of its board of directors practice group. Presently, Mr Charles Tseng is President, Asia Pacific for Korn Ferry International. Based in Shanghai, he oversees 17 offices in a region encompassing Greater China, India, ASEAN, Australasia, Japan and Korea. He is also a member of the Firm’s Global Operating Committee. He was voted by Business Week in 2008 as one of the 50 most influential search consultants in the world. He is the Chairman of the Wharton Executive Board for Asia and a fellow member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Strategic Leadership at the National University of Singapore Business School.

Carmen Fong