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Benalec Holdings Bhd (BENL.KL)

BENL.KL on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aznam bin Mansor

57 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Leaw Ai Lin

25 2017 Executive Director

Kah Kiong Kenneth Chin

42 2016 Executive Director

Seng Hai Leaw

53 2015 Executive Director

Wei Lee Lim

2015 Joint Company Secretary

Wai Foong Wong

Joint Company Secretary

Hoong Kwan Koo

70 2013 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Yoke Nyen Wong

55 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Aznam bin Mansor

Mr. Aznam bin Mansor has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Benalec Holdings Berhad since October 5, 2010. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Option Committee of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Law from the North East London Polytechnic, London, United Kingdom in 1983 and was then admitted and enrolled by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn as a Barrister-at-Law. He started his career as an officer in Malayan Banking Berhad. He then joined Skrine & Co., a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur for eight (8) years before becoming a Partner of his present legal practice Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill. His directorships in other public companies include Knusford Berhad, Mikro MSC Berhad, Focus Lumber Berhad, and Sentoria Group Berhad.

Leaw Ai Lin

Ms. Leaw Ai Lin is Executive Director of the company. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance with First Class Honours from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom. She later attended Harvard University's Undergraduate Summer School in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, where she completed an undergraduate programme in Corporate Strategy. She began her career in investment banking as a client coverage banker with Hong Leong Investment Bank ("HLIB") where she participated in structuring and executing M&A transactions in industries such as real estate, property development and oil & gas. During her time at HLIB, she assisted in pitching for and the execution of various corporate exercises involving IPOs, RTOs, equity as well as debt issuances. She later joined Benalec Holdings Berhad ("Benalec" or "the Company") and is currently the Senior Manager of the Corporate Strategy and Business Development departments at Benalec. Her current role consists of planning and establishing the Company's long-term strategic direction, identifying and assessing new synergistic business areas aligned with the Company's core competencies. She is responsible for putting in place and executing these strategies with the aim of adding value and improving the Company's competitive position.

Kah Kiong Kenneth Chin

Mr. Chin (Kenneth) Kah Kiong has been Executive Director of Benalec Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2016. He was Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to April 13, 2015. He graduated with a professional degree in Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA") and is member of ACCA and Malaysian Institution of Accountants (MIA). He began his career as an auditor in Moore Stephens in 1998. In 2001, he joined Karambunai Corp Berhad as an Assistant Manager, Group Finance and was promoted to Group Financial Controller in 2005. He subsequently joined Nam Fatt Corporation Berhad as a Senior Manager in the corporate finance department in 2007. Prior to joining the Group, he joined Danga Bay Sdn Bhd as a Financial Controller from 2008 to 2009.

Seng Hai Leaw

Dato' Leaw Seng Hai serves as Executive Director of Benalec Holdings Berhad since October 5, 2010. He joined the board on July 12, 2005, and served as the Group Managing Director from October 5, 2010 until February 11, 2015. He holds Bachelor of Science (Engineering) with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from the University College London, United Kingdom in 1985. Upon graduation, he joined the family’s civil engineering business as a Site Engineer to oversee the overall site management. He was promoted to the position of Project Manager in 1992 and assumed the position of Managing Director in 1994. He has accumulated extensive marine construction and business management knowledge over these past twenty five (25) years. Currently, he leads the Group in conceptualising, formalising and implementing the strategies, planning and management with a focus on corporate development, apart from being actively involved in the overall co-ordination, execution and management of all projects undertaken by the Group.

Wei Lee Lim

Wai Foong Wong

Hoong Kwan Koo

Mr. Koo Hoong Kwan has been Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Benalec Holdings Berhad since February 26, 2013. He joined the board on October 5, 2010. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Option Committee and Evaluation Committee of the Company. He obtained a degree in Bachelor of Economics in Statistics (Second Class Honours) from the University of Malaya in 1969. He is a Fellow Member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of United Kingdom and is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Additionally, he is a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Quality Trainer. He commenced his career as a Statistician in the Department of Statistics in 1969. In 1979, he worked as an audit senior in Miller, Brener & Co, a London firm of Chartered Accountants and gained audit experience in a wide range of industries. During the period from 1983 to 1987 he extended his auditing experience with McLaren & Stewart, a firm of Chartered Accountants in Perth when he relocated to Australia. He subsequently joined Hughes Group (Australia) Ltd, a group of diversified companies as a Finance Manager. In 1989, he joined W. James & Associates, a firm of financial and business consultants as a freelance consultant advising on corporate debt restructuring strategies. Upon his return to Malaysia in 1992, he worked as a Financial Controller in Pesaka Jardine Shipping Agencies Sdn Bhd, an international shipping agency. Between 1998 and 2000, he worked for Pancaran Ikrab Berhad as the Group Financial Controller and later joined Mercury Industries Berhad in a similar capacity. He is currently a freelance consultant providing wide ranging business and financial advisory services.

Yoke Nyen Wong

Mr. Wong Yoke Nyen has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Benalec Holdings Berhad since October 5, 2010. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Option Committee and Evaluation Committee of the Company. He obtained his degree in Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours (First Division), having completed a course in Accountancy from City of London Polytechnic, United Kingdom (now known as London Metropolitan University). He is also a graduate of the Wharton Advance Management Program from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States. In 1981, he started his career in Baker Rooke, a firm of chartered accountants in London where he gained wide experience and exposure in the areas of auditing, accountancy and management consultancy work. In 1983, he joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). He is a seasoned investment banker with more than twenty (20) years of dedicated corporate finance and investment banking experience. He was the Executive Vice President cum Head of Corporate Finance Division in Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad. He was an Honorary Advisor to the Master Builders Association Malaysia from July 2008 to June 2010. In 2004, he started WYNCORP Advisory Sdn Bhd, a private company licensed to provide corporate advisory services. He is currently the Managing Director of WYNCORP Advisory Sdn Bhd.