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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yeong Ching Tan

41 2012 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Azlan Meah Bin Ahmed Meah

59 2005 Executive Director

Zurainah binti Musa

53 2012 Executive Director

Kien Sing Chan

59 2005 Executive Director

Chi Fan Cheng

55 2005 Executive Director

Sheik Ping Tan

39 2016 Executive Director

Swee Hong Su

Joint Company Secretary

Lai Heng Tham

2016 Joint Company Secretary

Hock Cheng Pang

60 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Yong Loong Tan

35 2011 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Zain Bin Ahmad

63 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdul Rahim Bin Din

76 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Yusoff Bin Jaafar

67 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jayanthi Naidu G. Danasamy

39 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kuen Loke Yong

63 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Padma Malar

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Yeong Ching Tan

Dato' Sri Tan (Robin) Yeong Ching serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Berjaya Corporation Berhad. since February 23, 2012. He was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Executive Director on 21 December 2006. He was later appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company on 1 January 2011 and subsequently as the Chairman/CEO of the Company on 23 February 2012. He graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Accounting/Law from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, in 1995. He joined Berjaya Group Berhad in 1995 as an Executive and subsequently became the General Manager, Corporate Affairs in 1997. Currently, he is the CEO of Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, an Executive Director of Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd and the Executive Chairman of Berjaya Food Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Berjaya Media Berhad, Sun Media Corporation Sdn Bhd and Informatics Education Ltd, Singapore and a Director of Atlan Holdings Bhd, Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad, KDE Recreation Berhad and Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad. He also holds directorships in several other private limited companies in the Berjaya Corporation group of companies. He has also been appointed as a Commission Member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia with effect from 16 January 2014.

Azlan Meah Bin Ahmed Meah

Dato' Azlan Meah Bin Ahmed Meah is Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. since September 15, 2005. He was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Executive Director on 15 September 2005. He furthered his education at Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, United States of America. He began his career in Berjaya Group of Companies (“the Group”) in 1986 as Business Development Manager and was the Senior General Manager (Corporate Services & Information) prior to his current appointment. He has over 26 years of working experience in the Group and has played a major advisory role in the Group’s projects in the field of privatisation, infrastructure, air transportation, recreational and hotel resort development. He also represented the Group effectively in corporate and governmental relations, negotiations and the Group’s new business ventures. Currently, he is also a Director of Berjaya Hills Berhad, Berjaya Group Berhad, Bukit Kiara Resort Berhad and KDE Recreation Berhad. He also holds directorships in several other private limited companies in the Berjaya Corporation group of companies.

Zurainah binti Musa

Dato' Zurainah binti Musa serves as Executive Director of Berjaya Corp Bhd. She was appointed to the Board on 13 January 2012 as an Executive Director. She obtained her Post Graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from University of Newcastle, Australia in 1997. She also holds diplomas in Occupational Health And Safety from University of New South Wales, Australia and Secretarial Science from the MARA Institute of Technology. She started work in 1983 and was working in senior capacities for several organisations, both locally and internationally before she joined Permata Kancil (M) Sdn Bhd in 1995. She was the Managing Director of Permata Kancil (M) Sdn Bhd, a company involved in human resource management and consultancy, when she left in 2010. She has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Development as well as Human Relationship Management. Her experience includes inter-alia, the designing, developing, managing, organising and conducting training programmes, seminars and courses as well as the provision of consulting services relating to the various aspects of human resource development and management for organisations in Malaysia, Australia, United States of America, Indonesia and the Middle East. Currently, she is a Director of Berjaya Food Berhad, Uzma Berhad, Tioman Island Resort Berhad and several other private limited companies.

Kien Sing Chan

Mr. Chan Kien Sing is an Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. since September 15, 2005. He was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Executive Director on 15 September 2005. He is a member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Having articled with Messrs Peat Marwick Mitchell (now known as KPMG) from 1975 to 1981, he subsequently joined Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad) specialising in corporate finance until 1989 when he joined Berjaya Group Berhad. Currently, he is an Executive Director of Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, Berjaya Media Berhad and 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He is also the Managing Director of Sun Media Corporation Sdn Bhd and a Director of Berjaya Assets Berhad, Berjaya Capital Berhad, Intan Utilities Berhad, Berjaya Vacation Club Berhad, Berjaya Group Berhad, Berjaya Retail Berhad and International Lottery & Totalizator Systems Inc, United States of America. He also holds directorships in several other private limited companies. Chan Kien Sing is a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Chi Fan Cheng

Ms. Cheng (Vivienne) Chi Fan is Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. since September 15, 2005. She was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Executive Director on 15 September 2005. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Economics (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia in 1982 and was subsequently admitted as a member of the Australian Society of Accountants. She has over 27 years of working experience in the field of treasury and finance with broad expertise in project finance, debt capital raising, corporate and debt restructuring and treasury cash management. Prior to joining the Treasury Department of Berjaya Group Berhad in 1989, she was attached to Sunway Group of Companies for 6 years and headed its Treasury Division. Currently, she is also a Director of Berjaya Group Berhad and several private limited companies in the Berjaya Corporation group of companies. Vivienne Cheng Chi Fan is a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Sheik Ping Tan

Ms. Tan Sheik Ping (Nerine) has been Executive Director at BERJAYA CORPORATION BERHAD since January 1, 2016. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management (Second Class Honour) from the London School of Economics in 1998. She has more than 16 years of experience in sales and marketing and business development in several operations. She started work as a Business Development Manager at Cosway (M) Sdn Bhd from January 1999 to September 2002. She was mainly responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing of Cosway products. From September 2000 to March 2003, she was appointed as Executive Director of eCosway Sdn Bhd to oversee the development of eCosway website with a software developer. In addition, she was appointed as Vice President in the Marketing division of Berjaya Resort Management Sdn Bhd ("BRM") in January 1999 and was appointed as Executive Director of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts (S) Pte Ltd from January 2005 until her resignation in April 2009. During her tenure at BRM, she was overseeing the sales and marketing functions and development of spa management for the different resorts. In February 2007, she was appointed as a General Manager (Sales & Marketing) of Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("STMSB") and was subsequently promoted as an Executive Director of STMSB in April 2010. Currently, she is overseeing the sales and marketing activities of STMSB including dealings with Government authorities. She was also appointed as an Executive Director of Berjaya Group Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berjaya Corporation Berhad ("BCorp"), in January 2013.

Swee Hong Su

Lai Heng Tham

Ms. Tham Lai Heng (Michelle) has been Joint Company Secretary at Berjaya Corporation Berhad since June 1, 2016. Currently, she is also a Company Secretary of Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad and Berjaya Land Berhad and their respective subsidiaries.

Hock Cheng Pang

Mr. Pang (Freddie) Hock Cheng serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. since March 31, 2015. He began his career with a predecessor firm of Messrs Ernst & Young where he worked for seven years until 1982 during which he qualified for entry as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Thereafter, he joined the Corporate Advisory Department of Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad where he was actively involved in a wide variety of corporate exercises in an advisory capacity until his departure in 1990. He joined Berjaya Group of Companies in October 1990 until his recent retirement as an Executive Director on 31 March 2015 and is currently a Non-Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of Intan Utilities Berhad, a Director of Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad and also holds directorships in several other private limited companies. Freddie Pang Hock Cheng is a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Yong Loong Tan

Dato' Tan (Dickson) Yong Loong serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Berjaya Corporatio Berhad. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Business Management from King’s College, University of London, United Kingdom in 2002. He obtained a Master of Science in Internal Auditing and Management from Cass Business School, City University, United Kingdom in 2003. He started his career with CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd as an Equities Analyst in 2004 and joined Dijaya Corporation Berhad (now known as Tropicana Corporation Berhad) as Business Development Manager in 2005. He is presently the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana Corporation Berhad (“Tropicana”) and is currently overseeing group corporate strategy, marketing, planning and risk management of the Tropicana group of companies. He is also a Director of several other local and international private limited companies involved in manufacturing, services, media, leisure, retail, property development and property investment. He also holds directorships in Berjaya Land Berhad, Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, Berjaya Assets Berhad and Tropicana Golf & Country Resort Berhad. He is affiliated with certain non-profit organisations, including as a trustee of the Tropicana Foundation, a member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management. His cousin, Dato’ Sri Robin Tan Yeong Ching is also a member of the Board while his uncle, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun is a major shareholder of the Company.

Mohd Zain Bin Ahmad

Mr. Mohd Zain Bin Ahmad serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Buckingham, England and a Certificate in Legal Practice. He also holds Diplomas in Syariah Law & Practice from International Islamic University Malaysia and Public Administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA. He began his career with the Royal Malaysian Police Force as a police inspector in 1971. He was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1980 and served until 1986. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 25 October 1986 and is currently a practising solicitor. He is also a member of the State Legislative Assembly for the Penaga Constituency in the State of Penang. Datuk Mohd Zain Bin Ahmad is a member of Audit Committee of the Company.

Abdul Rahim Bin Din

Tan Sri Datuk Abdul Rahim Bin Din is Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Bhd. He was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2005. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Universiti Malaya in 1963 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit, United States of America in 1976. Prior to joining Berjaya Group Berhad, he served as the Secretary-General in the Ministry of Home Affairs from 1992 until his retirement in September 1996. From 1987 to 1991, he was the General Manager of the Employees Provident Fund before becoming the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, a post he held from 1991 to 1992. Prior to this date, his career in the Government Civil Service covers also a number of years in the Ministry of Trade And Industry, the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department and the Ministry of Finance. Currently, he is also a Director of Eastspring Investment Berhad. Tan Sri Datuk Abdul Rahim Bin Haji Din is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Mohd Yusoff Bin Jaafar

Dato' Hj Md Yusoff @ Mohd Yusoff Bin Jaafar has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. He He was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2005. He graduated from the University of Science Malaysia, Penang in 1978 with a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) degree majoring in Political Science and minoring in Ethnic Relations. He began his 34-year career with the Royal Malaysian Police Force as a trainee Probationary Inspector in 1969. He was selected to the Special Branch Department the following year where he held various commanding positions. Between 1983 and 1990, he was Head of the Special Branch in Terengganu before being seconded to the Head Office at Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur, where he served for a period of 2 years. He was then posted to the Special Branch Training Institution, Jalan Gurney, Kuala Lumpur as a Commandant before his promotion as Deputy Chief Police Officer of Penang and Pahang. Prior to his retirement in May 2003, he was in Terengganu as the Chief Police Officer of the State and his last commanding post in the police was as the Commissioner of Police, Sarawak. He is also actively involved in various community organisations and has served as the Special Advisor to the Ministry of Social Development and Urbanisation Sarawak. He also holds directorships in several other private limited companies. Dato’ Hj Md Yusoff @ Mohd Yusoff Bin Jaafar is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Jayanthi Naidu G. Danasamy

Dr. Jayanthi Naidu A/P G. Danasamy serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corp Bhd. She was appointed to the Board on 13 January 2012. She obtained her LLB (Hons) in 2000 and her LLM (Distinction) in 2004 from University Malaya. She obtained her PhD in the area of sustainable corporate practices from Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom in 2008. She is also a member of the Malaysian Bar (non-practising). Dr Jayanthi started her career as a Prosecuting Officer with the Securities Commission of Malaysia in 2001 before taking up academic positions both in Malaysia and the United Kingdom, from 2002 till 2006. During her tenure in the UK, she also worked with international corporations advising them on their sustainability strategies. She has wide experience working at Board and Senior Management levels with clients and business partners. She was previously the Executive Director of the Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies, University Malaya. As an experienced trainer, she has also conducted training and provided lectures for institutions across Asia, Europe and the Middle East, in various sustainability and community investment areas. Currently, she is the Managing Director of Synergio Global Sdn Bhd (“Synergio”), a sustainability strategy consultancy. In this role, she is involved in advising companies and institutions across Asia with regards to sustainability strategies. She is also a Director of several companies linked to Synergio.

Kuen Loke Yong

Datuk Yong (Robert) Kuen Loke has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 15 September 2005. He is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and presently serves as a member of its Executive Committee. He has many years of working experience in the fields of accounting, audit, treasury and financial management. He started his career in London in 1973 and worked there for more than five years with chartered accounting firms. Subsequently, he was with Price Waterhouse, Singapore from 1979 to 1982. From 1983 to 1986, he served as Group Finance Manager in UMW Holdings Berhad and Group Treasurer in Edaran Otomobil Nasional Bhd. He joined Berjaya Group of Companies in 1987 until his retirement as Executive Director on 30 November 2007 and is currently an Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company. He is also a Director of Berjaya Land Berhad, Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad and Berjaya Assets Berhad. Datuk Robert Yong Kuen Loke is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Padma Malar