People: Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd (AMWA.KL)

AMWA.KL on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin

68 2006 Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Kim Poi Ho

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Han Kee Low

52 1998 Managing Director, Executive Director

Kee Bing Yee

52 2004 Executive Director

Hui Fang Kuan

2014 Joint Secretary

Wai Foong Wong

2014 Joint Secretary

Scott Balfour

2004 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohammad Bin Hussin

51 2009 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

James Payne

58 2011 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cecil Abraham

66 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Faizah Bin Mohd Tahir

64 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Zain bin Nik Yusof

67 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Russell Tan

Corporate Affairs Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin

Y. Bhg. Dato’ Ab. Halim Bin Mohyiddin has been Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since January 12, 2006. He was appointed to the Board on November 25, 2002. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Universiti Malaya (also University of Malaya) in 1971 and thereafter joined Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a Faculty member of the Faculty of Economics. He obtained his Masters of Business Administration Degree from University of Alberta, Canada in 1973. He retired from KPMG/KPMG Desa Megat & Co. on October 1, 2001, a firm he joined in 1977 and had his early accounting training in both Malaysia and United States of America. He was made partner of the Firm in 1985. At the time of his retirement, he was Partner-in-Charge of the Assurance and Financial Advisory Services Divisions and was also looking after the Secured e-Commerce Practice of the Firm. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is currently the Chairman of the Education and Training Committee of MICPA. He served as a member of the Education Committee of the International Federation of Accountants from 2001 to 2005. He was the President of the MICPA from June 2004 to June 2007 and a council member of MIA from 2001 to 2007. Presently, he is a Board member of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad, HeiTech Padu Berhad, Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad, DiGi.Com Berhad, KNM Group Berhad, Idaman Unggul Berhad, ECM Libra Financial Group Berhad, RCE Capital Berhad, Petronas Gas Berhad and Amcorp Properties Berhad (formerly known as AMDB Berhad).

Kim Poi Ho

Ms. Ho Kim Poi is Chief Financial Officer of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd. She was appointed with effect from September 10, 2012. She has Bachelor of Science, University of Adelaide and Master of Business Administration, University of Lincolnshire (University of Lincoln), UK. She is a Member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (ASCPA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Ms. Ho Kim Poi began her career in KPMG as a tax consultant and since then, she has held senior financial positions in several companies in Malaysia. Her last position held was with AstraZeneca Sdn Bhd as their Chief Financial Officer and prior to this position, she was involved in the regional roles looking after South East Asia and India.

Han Kee Low

Mr. Low Han Kee has been Managing Director and Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since September 1, 1998. He was appointed as Director on June 6, 1996. He is also a Director of Amway (B) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of AMSB since 1998. He joined AMSB in 1990 as Divisional Manager, Finance & Administration and was promoted to General Manager responsible for Amway operations in Malaysia and Brunei, in January 1993. He qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 whilst serving in Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young), an international accounting firm. He has since accumulated more than 20 years of financial experience, having held senior positions in finance in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”), including Mulpha International Trading Corporation Berhad, a group involved in trading, construction and engineering, where he last held the position of Group Chief Accountant, from 1985 to 1990 before leaving to join AMSB.

Kee Bing Yee

Mr. Yee Kee Bing has been Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since July 16, 2004. He was appointed Director of AMSB on November 28, 2000 and assumed the General Manager position on September 1, 2004. He started his career as the Accounts Servicing Executive at Art Beat Communications Sdn Bhd in July 1983. He joined AMSB as Communications Executive, in November 1984 before being promoted to Communications Co-ordinator in 1988, and assuming the position of Communications Manager in 1990. In 1992, he moved over to take the position of Group Product Manager and later became the Manager of Business Development Department in January 1993. He was subsequently promoted to Divisional Manager - Marketing Division in August 1994, and promoted again to Assistant General Manager for Marketing & Business Development in 1999 before taking over as General Manager (Operations) in January 2000. He is currently the President of Direct Selling Association of Malaysia (“DSAM”) and has held the position since 2001. He is also the Chairman of the Malaysia Chapter of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Consumer Education and Protection Initiative (“APEC CEPI”) Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science (Major: Communications) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1983.

Hui Fang Kuan

Wai Foong Wong

Scott Balfour

Mr. Scott Russell Balfour serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since January 15, 2004. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee. He is a member of the American, Michigan and Grand Rapids Bar Associations. He has authored several articles regarding Korean and Asian jurisprudence and co-authored the book entitled “Korean Labor and Employment Laws”. Currently, he is also the Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of International Legal of Alticor Inc. Through the International Legal Group, he coordinates and oversees Alticor’s legal issues for over 50 markets, including 13 Asian affiliates in Australia, China, Korea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Prior to joining Alticor in 1999, he spent eight years as a Senior Foreign Legal Consultant for the law firm of Kim & Chang in Seoul, South Korea. His clients included Amway, Citibank, Pepsico, Morgan Stanley, Nike, McDonald, Gerber, Unilever, P&G and Duracell. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University in 1983. After serving in the US military, he attended the University of Detroit where he received a Juris Doctorate Degree cum laude in 1990.

Mohammad Bin Hussin

Encik Mohammad Bin Hussin has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since June 10, 2009. He obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Portland, Oregon, United States of America in 1986 and later gained a Master of Business Administration from Cranfield University, United Kingdom in 1990. He is currently the Vice President of the Marketing & Branch Operations Department of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (“PNB”). He had previously held various senior management positions in PNB. From 1990 to 2002, he held various management positions in corporations amongst others, Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad and UMW Toyota Sdn Bhd.

James Payne

Mr. James Bradley Payne serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd. He has been on the Company's Board since May 7, 1998. Currently, he is also the Executive Vice President of Alticor Inc. Prior to his current position, in 2005, he was the Senior Vice President of Amway, responsible for numerous international affiliates. From 1999 through 2000, he served as President and Representative Director of Amway Japan G.K., where he remains on the board of directors. Since 1980, his Amway career has taken him around the world, including positions as Director and then Vice President of New Market Development, responsible for expanding Amway markets worldwide. He also served as General Manager of Amway Germany, Regional Manager for the Poland and Switzerland affiliates, and Managing Director of Amway Thailand. A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. He is a member of the West Michigan World Affairs Council and the Economics Club of Grand Rapids. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Van Andel Global Trade Center and the Board of Operation Smile Michigan.

Cecil Abraham

Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Wilbert Mohanaraj Abraham has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since February 9, 2006. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee. He had his tertiary education in Malaysia and the schools which he attended include, inter-alia, the Federation Military College, now known as the Royal Military College. He read law at Queen Mary College, University of London and graduated with an LL.B Hons. Degree in 1968. He was called by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple as a Barrister at Law in May 1969. He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in February 1970. He was a Partner of Shearn Delamore & Co. from 1976 to July 31, 2007. He is currently a Senior Partner with the legal firm of Messrs Zul Rafique & Partners. He has litigation as well as domestic and international arbitration practice.

Faizah Bin Mohd Tahir

Tan Sri Faizah Bin Mohd Tahir serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since May 8, 2014. He holds Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya and Master of Arts in Development Economics from Williams College, USA. He is currently a Director of Goodyear Malaysia Berhad, Goodyear Marketing and Sales Sdn Bhd, Chairman and Director of Agrobank. He is also a Chairman of OrphanCare Foundation and Yayasan Sejahtera, Deputy Chairman of Yayasan Chow Kit, Board of Trustees of Yayasan Kebajikan Negara Malaysia and Temasek Foundation, Singapore. He has served on the Board of Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad (Agrobank) and Goodyear Malaysia Berhad Group.

Mohd Zain bin Nik Yusof

Prof. Datuk Dr. Nik Mohd Zain Bin Nik Yusof serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd since February 9, 2006. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya) in 1969. He obtained a Master of Arts from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America in 1979 and later gained a PhD in Law from the University of Kent, Canterbury United Kingdom in 1989. He has experience through his years of involvement in various councils, committees and land settlement schemes. He previously held positions in both private and government bodies including being the Director of Bank Rakyat, Director of FELDA Group of Companies, Director of Land Settlement Scheme of Perlis and Kelantan and Director General of Department of Land and Mines, Malaysia. He was the Secretary General of the Ministry of Land and Cooperative Development, Malaysia from 1995 to 2002. Presently, he is a Board member of Fututech Berhad. He is the Chairman of Yayasan Peneroka Negara, Malaysia since 2000 and an Adjunct Professor for Universiti Putra Malaysia since 2006.

Russell Tan

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