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APM Automotive Holdings Bhd (APMA.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Heng Chew Tan

69 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President

Seng Chee Low

53 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Peng Peng Khoo

41 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Joint Secretary

Eng Hwa Tan

58 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Soon Hock Sow

57 2015 Executive Vice President, Executive Director

Tiang Sae Siow

58 2015 Chief Business Development Officer, Executive Director

Khian Khoon Quah

2015 Joint Secretary

Chye Seng Nicholas Tan

40 2013 Non Independent Non-Executive Director

Min On Lee

57 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tatt Boon Lee

67 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Abas Nordin

73 1999 Independent Non-Executive Director

N. Sadasivan

76 1999 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Heng Chew Tan

Dato' Tan Heng Chew serves as Executive Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad with effect from January 1, 2015. He joined the board on March 26, 1997 and appointed as Chairman on November 1, 1999. He has Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia. Dato' Tan joined the Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad group of companies in 1970 and was instrumental in the establishment of its Autoparts Division in the 1970s and early 1980s. Dato' Tan is the Executive Deputy Chairman of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad and is Chairman of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad. He is director and shareholder of Tan Chong Consolidated Sdn Bhd.

Seng Chee Low

Mr. Low Seng Chee is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Bhd since May 22, 2013. Mr. Low graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and subsequently obtained his Master of Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Mr. Low has more than 25 years of working experience in high volume semiconductor production, automotive component manufacturing, vehicle assembly as well as vehicle retailing. Senior management positions held by Mr. Low included heading the operations of automotive assembly plants of several global marques in Malaysia and an Aluminum foundry supplying to the automotive and motorcycle industries.

Peng Peng Khoo

Ms. Khoo Peng Peng has been Chief Financial Officer of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since June 4, 2014. She has also been its Joint Secretary since August 21, 2015. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She holds Bachelor of Accountancy from University of Malaya. She has 15 years of working experience in the areas of finance, accounting, corporate finance, auditing and taxation. Started career with an audit firm in 1999 and thereafter joined a public listed company in 2003. Prior to joining APM Automotive Holdings Berhad, she was under the employment of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad as the Deputy Group Financial Controller.

Eng Hwa Tan

Mr. Tan Eng Hwa is Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Bhd since May 22, 2013. He was first appointed to the Board on November 1, 1999 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He was with the Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad group as Treasurer and was also involved in various departmental functions within the group. He is Director and shareholder of Tan Chong Consolidated Sdn Bhd.

Soon Hock Sow

Mr. Sow Soon Hock is Executive Vice President and Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since January 1, 2015. He was appointed to the Board on July 1, 2006 as Director in charge of Marketing until the re-designation of his directorate effective July 1, 2009. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from United Business Institutes, Brussels, Belgium. He first joined the Company's leaf spring plant in 1978 and subsequently held supervisory and managerial positions in the suspension companies of the APM Automotive Holdings before being transferred to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) marketing for Port Klang in 1993. He was promoted to Senior General Manager of Group OEM in 2005.

Tiang Sae Siow

Mr. Siow Tiang Sae is Chief Business Development Officer and Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since January 1, 2015. He joined the board on June 1, 2013. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy from Tunku Abdul Rahman College. He is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has more than 28 years experience in audit, accounting, procurement, logistic, information technology and marketing. Mr. Siow joined Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad in May 1982 as Senior Internal Auditor for about three years and later joined APM Automotive Holdings Berhad (APM) Group in January 1985 where he was the Accountant for certain subsidiaries of APM. He is the Senior General Manager of the Company in charge of overseas business operation in Indonesia since August 2011. Prior to this, senior positions held by Mr. Siow included heading the operations of seat plant, export of seats, and radiators.

Khian Khoon Quah

Chye Seng Nicholas Tan

Mr. Tan (Nicholas) Chye Seng is Non Independent Non-Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Bhd since June 1, 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Boston University School of Management. He joined Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad Group (TCMH Group) in 2006 and formed the Corporate Planning and Strategic Investments Division of TCMH Group. He is an Executive Director of various operating companies involved in manufacturing, distribution, trading, retailing and financial services. Mr. Nicholas Tan was formerly an Executive Director and Vice-President of research in investment banking prior to joining TCMH Group.

Min On Lee

Mr. Lee Min On has been Non-Executive Independent Director at APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since November 30, 2016. He is Certified Public Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Chartered Member, The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia. Mr. Lee started his career with KPMG in Malaysia (Firm) on 18 June 1979 and retired as a partner of the Firm on 31 December 2015 after serving the Firm for 36 years. His professional experience garnered during this period included 20 years of experience in external audit practice and 16 years of experience in the provision of board advisory services covering corporate governance, enterprise risk management and internal audit for both public as well as private companies. Mr. Lee co-wrote the Corporate Governance Guide : Towards Boardroom Excellence 1st and 2nd Editions which were published by Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia). He sat on the Task Force set up by Bursa Malaysia which was responsible for the development of the Statement on Risk Management and Internal Control - Guidelines for Directors of Listed Issuers in 2012. After retirement from KPMG, Mr. Lee, as a strong advocate of corporate governance, risk and internal control, continues to conduct in-house training and participates at public seminars and conferences as speakers, sharing his thoughts and insights on Governance, Risk and Controls. Currently, Mr. Lee serves as a Director of Coalition for Business Integrity Bhd, a not-for-profit organization that advocates, via collaborative programmes with organisations, a culture of integrity in conducting business in Malaysia, all with a view of raising the bar of corporate governance and integrity in the marketplace. He is also an Audit Committee Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia (a post he has been assuming since 2013) overseeing financial reporting, system of internal control and other areas delegated by the Board of Governors.

Tatt Boon Lee

Mr. Lee Tatt Boon has been Non-Executive Independent Director at APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since November 30, 2016. He is Barrister-at-Law, Gray's Inn, London; Barrister of the High Court in England; Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya; Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Singapore and in the High Court of Brunei; Trade Mark Agent; Design Agent; Patent Agent and Notary Public. He has more than 40 years of experience in intellectual property law, in particular, copyright, patent and design, trademark and trade practices law. He is also a registered Trade Mark Agent, registered Design Agent and Patent Agent as well as a Notary Public. He became the Partner of the law firm SKRINE in 1981 and subsequently became the Consultant in January 2015. Mr. Lee was the author and co-author of certain publications and articles for Trademark World and IP Asia magazines within 1991 to 2005. He also delivered a presentation on "The Role of Arbitration in Intellectual Property Disputes" at the International Conference on Settlement of International Commercial Disputes in October 2003. He was a former Associate Editor of Trademark World and former Editor of IP Asia. Mr. Lee was the Vice Chairman of the Malaysian Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Malaysia) since February 2004 and subsequently be appointed as the Chairman in December 2012. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of ICC Malaysia, IP Committee of ICC Malaysia, Legal Affairs Committee of The Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Malaysia and Member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association, Asian Patent Attorneys Association and International Trademark Association.

Abas Nordin

Dato' Haji Kamaruddin @ Abas Nordin serves as Independent Non-Executive Director at APM Automotive Holdings Bhd. He was appointed to the Board on November 1, 1999 and is Member of the Audit Committee. Dato' Haji Kamaruddin graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand with a Master of Arts degree majoring in Economics in 1966. He joined the civil service upon his graduation and served the Government until he retired in 1993. During his tenure with the civil service he held various senior positions, among them as Director, Industries Divisions in the MITI, Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of Works and Director-General of the Registration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs. He is Director of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad and Lion Industries Corporation Berhad.

N. Sadasivan

Dato' N. Sadasivan s/o N. N. Pillay has been Independent Non-Executive Director of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad since November 1, 1999. Dato’ Sadasivan graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree majoring in Economics in 1963. In the same year, Dato’ Sadasivan commenced working for the Singapore Economic Development Board and was head of the Industrial Facilities Division when he left to join MIDA in 1968. He was with MIDA for a total of 27 years and became its Director-General in 1984. He retired from MIDA in 1995. Dato’ Sadasivan is a director of Petronas Gas Berhad, Leader Universal Holdings Berhad, Malaysian Airline System Berhad and Yeo Hiap Seng (Malaysia) Berhad. He also sits on the board of Bank Negara Malaysia.