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Amway Malaysia Holdings Bhd (AMWA.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin

69 2006 Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Kim Poi Ho

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Kee Bing Yee

55 2016 Managing Director, Executive Director

Hui Fang Kuan

2014 Joint Secretary

Wai Foong Wong

2014 Joint Secretary

Scott Balfour

53 2004 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohammad bin Hussin

54 2009 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ming-Hsiung Liu

57 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Han Kee Low

55 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cecil Wilbert Abraham

67 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdullah Thalith bin Md Thani

60 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Faizah binti Mohd Tahir

65 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Russell Tan

Corporate Affairs Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin

Dato' Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin serves as Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since January 12, 2006. He joined the board on November 25, 2002. He also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee. He graduated with Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Universiti Malaya (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 1 October 2001, a firm he joined in 1977 and had his early accounting training in both Malaysia and the 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 (“MICPA”) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”). 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 (“IFAC”) from 2001 to 2005. He was the President of MICPA from June 2004 to June 2007 and a council member of MIA from 2001 to 2007. Presently, he is a Board member of DiGi.Com Berhad and Group, KNM Group Berhad, Petronas Gas Berhad and MISC Berhad.

Kim Poi Ho

Ms. Ho Kim Poi is Chief Financial Officer of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad. 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.

Kee Bing Yee

Mr. Yee Kee Bing serves as Managing Director and Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad effective February 1, 2016. He was appointed as Executive Director on July 16, 2004. He holds Bachelor in Social Science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1983. He started his career as the Accounts Servicing Executive at Art Beat Communications Sdn. Bhd. in July 1983. He joined Amway (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 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 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. Presently he is a Board member of the Direct Selling Association of Malaysia.

Hui Fang Kuan

Wai Foong Wong

Scott Balfour

Mr. Scott Russell Balfour serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since January 15, 2004. He also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of Nomination 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 Vice President and Deputy General Counsel – Lead Regional Counsel Asia and Greater China Regions and Vice President – Global Business Conduct and Rules of Alticor Inc. He coordinates and oversees Alticor’s diverse legal issues for all of its Asian affiliates, including Australia, China, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Scott Russell Balfour also leads the legal team responsible for global compliance and issues in direct selling law, customs and rules governing the more than three million Amway Distributors. Prior to joining Alticor in 1998, he spent 8 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 to name a few. 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. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the West Michigan World Affairs Council.

Mohammad bin Hussin

Mr. Mohammad bin Hussin serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since June 10, 2009. He holds Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Portland, USA, in 1986 and Master of Business Administration from Cranfield University, UK, in 1990. He is currently the Senior Vice President of the Unit Trust Division of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (“PNB”). He is also the Executive Director of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad with effect from 15 December 2014. Prior to his current position, 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. Presently, Mohammad is a Board member of Sime Darby Industrial Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia.

Ming-Hsiung Liu

Mr. Liu Ming-Hsiung @ Martine Liou has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since November 19, 2015. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and Executive Master of Business Administration from National Taiwan University. He is currently the Managing Director, South East Asia. He started his career with Amway as the Distribution Manager of Amway Taiwan Co., Ltd. ("Amway Taiwan") in 1985 before assuming the position of Operations Director in 1995, and was promoted to Managing Director of Amway Taiwan in 2005. Mr Martin Liou subsequently expanded his capacity to assume additional responsibility as the Managing Director of Amway Philippines, LLC, Executive Director of Amway Greater China Training Institute while continuing to be the Vice President of Amway Greater China Region ("GCR"). He served as the Chairman of the Taiwan Direct Selling Association for two terms, in 2000 and 2002 and was appointed as Asia-Pacific Region Advisory Committee Member of World Federation of Direct Selling Association for two terms, in 2008 and 2011. In October 2015, Mr Martin Liou was awarded the prestigious "Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 Taiwan". Prior to his employment with Amway, Mr Martin Liou worked with ICI China, Dulux Paint Co from 1982 to 1984.

Han Kee Low

Mr. Low Han Kee serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad effective February 1, 2016. He has served as Managing Director from September 1, 1998 until February 1, 2016. He joined the Board since June 6, 1996. He is also a Director of Amway (B) Sdn. Bhd. (“ABSB”), 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 25 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.

Cecil Wilbert Abraham

Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Wilbert Mohanaraj Abraham has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad 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 is currently Head of Dispute Resolution at Messrs Zul Rafique & Partners.

Abdullah Thalith bin Md Thani

Dato Abdullah Thalith bin Md Thani serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since May 15, 2015. He has a B. Surveying (Property Management) degree and Master of Science (Business Studies). He was appointed as Valuation Officer in the Valuation and Property Services Department, Ministry of Finance in May 1978. Along the line, he has been elevated as District Valuer, State Director and also occupied various positions in the Department. His last post was as the Director-General of the Department. He retired as the Director-General in 2012. He has served on the board of Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad, Syarikat Usahasama SPNB-LTAT Sdn Bhd, SPNB Mesra Sdn Bhd and SPNB Dana Sdn Bhd.

Faizah binti Mohd Tahir

Tan Sri Faizah binti Mohd Tahir serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad since May 8, 2014. She holds Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya and Master of Arts in Development Economics from Williams College, USA. Presently, Tan Sri Faizah is the Chairman of Agrobank and a Board member of Goodyear Malaysia Berhad. She is also the 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. She joined the Economic Planning Unit (“EPU”), Prime Minister’s Department in 1973 and served in the Agriculture, Distribution and Human Resource Sections in various capacities. Her last position in EPU was as Director, Trade and Industry Section before she was promoted to the post of Secretary-General of the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, which she held from 2001 until her retirement in 2009.

Russell Tan