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Asdion Bhd (ASDN.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Maglin Dcruz

59 2015 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mohamad Farid bin Mohd Yusof

58 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Jyh Sing Low

42 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Chin Poo Ang

45 2016 Executive Director

Jason Peter

41 2015 Executive Director

Siew Chuan Chua

2016 Joint Company Secretary

Chooi Peng Mak

2016 Joint Company Secretary

Syed Amir Syakib Arsalan Bin Syed Ibrahim

41 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Raime bin Unggi

46 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Selva Rasan

43 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Poh Yee See

39 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Maglin Dcruz

Datuk Seri Maglin Dennis Dcruz has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at ASDION BERHAD since September 28, 2015. He holds Master of Business Administration (Hons) in Management from University of Canterbury, Cheshire, United Kingdom. He is currently the senior vice-president of Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) and is a Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Kota Alam Shah constituency in Selangor, representing PPP in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition. He was also appointed as the Deputy Minister of Information, Communications & Culture in July 2010 and served a full term. Datuk Seri Maglin Dennis DCruz was in politics since 1996 where he started out as the Taman Gembira, Klang branch Chairman. However, he was also involved in the corporate world, joining Baylloyds (M) Sdn Bhd as the Director of Operations from 1982 to 1987, later, in Global Freight & Removals Sdn Bhd for 11 years as the Director of Operations. In 1999, he joined Mag Wood Movers Sdn Bhd as Director of Operations until 2002. Between 2002 and 2004, he was the Executive Director of Mag Wood Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, Mag Wood Removals (M) Sdn Bhd, Waria Setia (M) Sdn Bhd and Kumpulan Syarikat Kannal; as well as the Director of Bintang Idarat (M) Sdn Bhd and Wasiat Bumi (M) Sdn Bhd. Before he resigned from the corporate world in 2010 due to his political obligations, he was the Chairman and Director of Corporate Affairs of Top Asian Container Line Sdn Bhd between 2006 and 2010. Datuk Seri Maglin Dennis DCruz has been honoured with several honorary title, such as Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN), Seri Mahkota Wilayah (SMW) and the Darjah Setia Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (SSA) award.

Mohamad Farid bin Mohd Yusof

Encik Mohamad Farid bin Mohd Yusof has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Asdion Berhad since June 1, 2016, after being its Non-Independent Executive Vice Chairman of the Board since September 28, 2015. Prior to that, he had been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director since June 9, 2015, after being Independent Non-Executive Director since January 9, 2015. He holds Master in Business Administration from University of Northern Colorado, USA. He began his career with Bank of Commerce Berhad (now known as CIMB Bank Berhad) in 1984. During his tenure with the Bank, he was exposed to areas encompassing customer services; business development & maintenance; analysis of business opportunities & risk; financial analysis; loan portfolio management; loan recovery & restructuring; legal documentation; and planning, organizing and control. Mr. Mohamad Farid left the commercial banking sector in 1995 to join KAF Discounts Berhad (now known as KAF Investment Bank Berhad) as the General Manager cum Head, Debt Capital Market Department. He involved in assisting the management in formulating, implementing and monitoring effective and sound investment approval policies, guidelines and procedures, and oversees the development and marketing of new business. He also assisted clients in project viability analysis and the arrangement of fund raising through the issuance of private debt securities such as bonds, medium-term notes and short-term commercial papers. He left KAF in early 2007 to set up his own corporate and business consultancy outfit to assist corporations in fund raising exercises and providing advisory services. Mohamad Farid served as Chief Executive Officer of Primabaguz Sdn Bhd (“PSB”) from November 2009 until June 2012. During the period, he was also appointed as director in wholly-owned subsidiaries of PSB, namely PAP Cashnet (M) Sdn Bhd, PAP Marketing Sdn Bhd and Next Choice Sdn Bhd. He sits on the board of Wintoni Group Berhad (formerly Winsun Technologies Berhad).

Jyh Sing Low

Mr. Low Jyh Sing serves as Chief Operating Officer of Asdion Berhad since March 1, 2016. Mr. Low Jyh Sing has completed his high school from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tengku Temenggong Ahmad. He is an entrepreneur with 20 years experiences in International commodity trading, logistics and mining industries. He was a director of a local logistics company with the principal activities of dealing in dry bulk and cargo handling in East Coast Malaysia. He has more than 8 years' experience in commodity trading and over 10 years' experience in logistics and heavy equipment industry.

Chin Poo Ang

Mr. Ang Chin Poo has been Executive Director at Asdion Berhad since May 18, 2016. He holds Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance in 1992, Master of Business Administration in 1993 and Master of Science majoring in Human Resource Development in 1994 from Pittsburg State University. Mr. Ang began his career with Trans World Airlines in Kansas, United States of America as an Auditor in 1994 and was promoted to Senior Auditor a year later. In 1997, he returned to Malaysia and joined TA Asset Management Sdn Bhd as an Assistant Fund Manager. He then became a Manager in TA Unit Trust Management Berhad in 1998. In 2000, he left TA Unit Trust Management Berhad and co-founded a company principally involved in logistics and shipping business. Mr. Ang has since accumulated more than 15 years of experience in the shipping and logistics industry.

Jason Peter

Mr. Jason Minos Anak Peter has been Executive Director at ASDION BERHAD since September 28, 2015. He graduated with the Degree in Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) from University of East London, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Institute of Approved Company Secretaries and a Licenced Company Secretary. Mr. Jason Minos Anak Peter had served as an in-house corporate legal advisor and licensed company secretary for various private corporations and public servant under Malaysian government agencies and statutory bodies, inclusive of subsidiary companies under Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Proton Holding Berhad and Sarawak Land Consolidation & Rehabilitation Authority (SALCRA). He had also served in the capacity of Executive Director for PT. Petronas Lubricants Indonesia, PT. Inovisi Infracom Tbk, Petrol One Resources Berhad and has acted as Head of Legal at Global Capital Group prior to joining Asdion Berhad. He is currently serving as a director in Asdion Berhad's wholly-owned subsidiary companies, namely Asdion Project Synergy Sdn Bhd and Venice Sanctuary Sdn Bhd.

Siew Chuan Chua

Chooi Peng Mak

Syed Amir Syakib Arsalan Bin Syed Ibrahim

Tuan Syed Amir Syakib Arsalan Bin Syed Ibrahim has been Non-Executive Independent Director at ASDION BERHAD since September 28, 2015. He holds LLB (Hons) IIUM. He was Legal Associate from 2000-2002 at Zul Rafique & Partners, Partner from 2002-2004 at Zairul Zain & Syed, Partner from 2004-2012 at Syed Ibrahim & Co and Managing Partner from 2012-now at Syed Ibrahim & Co.

Raime bin Unggi

Y.B. Datuk Raime bin Unggi serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Asdion Berhad since January 29, 2015. He obtained Master of Arts (Sociology) from the Universiti Utara Malaysia in year 2014. He obtained Diploma of Business Studies from the Institut Teknologi Mara Sabah in year 1993. YB Datuk Raime is a Malaysian politician, where he is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Tenom constituency in Sabah, representing the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition. Prior to that, YB Datuk Raime had joined the government sector as an Assistant Administrative Officer from year 1997 to 2004. He serves as Chairman of Desa Group of Companies, which is wholly-owned by the State Government of Sabah, since 2007, Colonel (Honorary) RELA of Tenom District since 2007, Patron Scouts of Tenom District since 2008, Chairman of Parliamentary Consultative Council of Tenom since 2014, Secretary of Barisan Nasional Backbenchers Club (Sabah) since 2008, Chairman of the Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-based Industry Malaysia at Tenom District since 2009 and Deputy Head of Division UMNO of Tenom sinec 2013. In recognition of his contribution towards the community of Sabah, the Governor from the Government of Sabah had conferred YB Datuk Reime with Panglima Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (“PGDK”), also known as the Commander of the Order of Kinabalu. PGDK ranked second class of order among the five classes of the Illustrious Order of Kinabalu, Sabah.

Selva Rasan

Mr. Selva Rasan A/L Puspa Das serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Asdion Berhad since December 24, 2014. He is Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia, and Affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries and Administrators. Mr. Selva has more than fourteen (14) years of audit and tax experience, starting his professional career with PricewaterCoopers and subsequently, establishing his own practice, Selva & Associates, soon after he became a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants in year 2000. Mr. Selva is also the Managing Director of Cyrel Tax Care Sdn. Bhd., which provides taxation advisory, compliance and related services. He sits on the board of Hytex Integrated Berhad.

Poh Yee See

Mr. See Poh Yee has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Asdion Berhad since August 26, 2013. He is a Technology Investor, co-founder and Executive Director of Nexgram Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Nextnation Communication Berhad) since year 2005. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree, majoring in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 1998. He began his career at Lilo Media as Chief Technology Officer, and Technology Advisor for Microasia Group, an e-commerce consulting firm in early 2000’s. He and his core system engineers co-developed MINDCEP platform, which empowered SOHOMOBILE, mCommerce-Suit and SMSJET, some of the key component of mobile commerce software for Nextnation Network Sdn Bhd. Today, he oversees Nexgram Group of companies’ core technology research and development, architect and product design. He also sits on the Investment Board for new technology startup, incubation and venture funding.