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Gabungan AQRS Bhd (GAQR.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alizan bin Raja Muhammad Alias

50 2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Azizan Bin Jaafar

48 2017 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chee Cheoon Ow

55 2016 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Soon Chiang Lim

42 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Siut Moi Tong

46 2013 Secretary

Kamarudin Bin Md. Ali

66 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Choo Hong Loo

44 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sai Tat Muk

49 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alizan bin Raja Muhammad Alias

Y.M. Tunku Alizan bin Raja Muhammad Alias serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He holds LLM from the University of Bristol and LLB (Hons) from University of Malaya. In 1991, Y.M. Tunku Alizan was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He formed Messrs. Zul Rafique & Partners in 1999 together with Dato' Zulkifly Rafique and several other partners. He has been exposed to a wide range of legal experiences in his twenty-six (26) years of post-qualification, specialising in the areas of Corporate and Construction Law.

Azizan Bin Jaafar

Dato' Azizan Bin Jaafar is Re-designated as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. He was a member of the Audit Committee. He graduated from the University of Salford, United Kingdom in 1992 with a Bachelors of Science in Quantity Surveying. He began his career in 1990 with Warrington Martin as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the United Kingdom. He remained working in the United Kingdom until 1995 and become a Senior Quantity Surveyor at Taisei Corporation in 1995. In 1996, he joined Ahmad Zaki Sdn Bhd as a Contracts General Manager, where he was subsequently appointed as a Senior Executive Director in the Company. He is currently the Managing Director of Dasa Sentosa Sdn Bhd which mainly provides project management services. He has experience in handling projects as well as fast track projects which includes infrastructure projects and turnkey projects.

Chee Cheoon Ow

Mr. Ow Chee Cheoon has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. since April 25, 2016. He was appointed to the Board on 6 July 2011 and is responsible for overseeing the property development activities of the Group. He has more than 25 years of experience in the construction and property development industries and was the cofounder of Motibina and AQRS. Mr. Ow is a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He graduated from Monash University, Australia in 1986 with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He began his career in 1986 as a Site Engineer in Sungei Way Construction Sdn Bhd and was involved in several property development and infrastructure projects. He then moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1989 where he worked for the City of Mentone as a Municipal Engineer involved in urban drainage design and management and as a Project Engineer for Baulderstone Hornibrook in 1990. He returned to Malaysia in 1991 and joined Dekon Sdn Bhd as an Executive Director from 1991 to 1996 where he managed a staff force of over 80 employees. He was primarily responsible for the company’s operations and overseeing the company’s building and infrastructure projects. With his diverse experience in the construction industry, he co-founded Motibina in 1996 and formed AQRS in 2003 together with Ng Kit Heng. In AQRS, he is responsible for managing its day-to-day operations, strategic planning and business development. He is currently a director of several of subsidiaries and holds several other directorships in a number of private limited companies.

Soon Chiang Lim

Mr. Lim (Bernard) Soon Chiang is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. He is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA") in 1997, Fellow Member of ACCA in 2002 and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants ("MIA") since 1998. Mr. Bernard Lim has more than 19 years of work experience in the areas of accounting, finance and taxation of which the past 15 years was in the Construction and Property Development industry. He began his career with Ernst & Young and subsequently, Hong Leong Bank Berhad where he was attached to the Accounting, Treasury and Planning Division. He moved into the construction sector through his involvement with the construction arm of Tanming Berhad where he spearheaded the Finance Department and rose through the ranks to become the Group Financial Controller of Tanming Berhad. Mr. Bernard Lim then joined a subsidiary of Gabungan AQRS Berhad as Finance Director and was subsequently promoted as Chief Financial Officer of Gabungan AQRS Berhad Group. He was instrumental in spearheading Gabungan AQRS Berhad’s Initial Public Offering which took place in 2012.

Siut Moi Tong

Ms. Tong Siut Moi is Secretary of Gabungan AQRS Bhd since July 1, 2013. She has more than 20 years working experience in the secretarial line comprising four years in corporate secretarial advisory and management and, more than 16 years in the commercial field. Her experiences include, amongst others, rendering of technical advice to in-house legal advisors as well as directors of Public Listed Companies.

Kamarudin Bin Md. Ali

Datuk Kamarudin Bin Md. Ali serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. He was appointed to the Board on 6 July 2011. Datuk Kamarudin is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company. He graduated from the Technical College Kuala Lumpur in 1973 with a Diploma in Engineering. In 1976, he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom and in 1980, he obtained a Masters of Science in Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He was selected to attend a short course on Finance and Budgeting at the University of Pittsburgh, United States of America in 1990. In 2001, he was also selected to attend a one-year post graduate course at the Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom. He joined the Royal Malaysian Police (“RMP’) force as a probationary inspector in 1970. During his tenure with the RMP, he was appointed to several posts which included the Chief Police Officer of Kuala Lumpur and Johor Darul Takzim and Director of Management RMP. He is a professionally qualified and experienced police officer specialising in mechanical engineering with knowledge and skills in logistic management, manpower development, strategic planning, training and development, recruitment and selection, career development and crime prevention gained through a wide range of command posts and managerial capacities held during his tenure in the RMP. After serving the RMP for almost 36 years, he retired from the RMP on 4 May 2006. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Gabungan Strategik Sdn Bhd (“Gabungan Strategik”) in 2006 as the Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman.

Choo Hong Loo

Mr. Loo Choo Hong is the Independent Non-Executive Director of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. He was appointed to the Board on 6 July 2011. Mr. Loo is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of both the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He was admitted as a member of the ACCA in 1998, and is currently a fellow member of the accountancy body. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an associate member of the Institute of Internal Audit since 2001 and 2005 respectively. He commenced his career as an audit assistant in Yap, Goh And Associates in 1998. He left the firm as an audit supervisor in 2001 when he joined K.H. Kwong & Company, as an audit and tax manager. In 2005, he also founded C.H. Loo & Co. and Pro Cast Management Services which offer various professional corporate and management services. He is currently the Principal of C.H. Loo & Co. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Wang-Zheng Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Wang-Zheng Berhad since 27 July 2004. He currently holds several other directorships in a number of private limited companies.

Sai Tat Muk

Mr. Muk Sai Tat is Independent Non-Executive Director of Gabungan AQRS Bhd. He obtained a Master of Business Administration (General Management) from University of Bath, United Kingdom in 1996 and is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants. He began his career in 1983 with PriceWaterhouseCoopers as an Audit Assistant and progressed to Audit Senior upon completion of Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants examination in June 1989. In September 1990, he joined Ogilvy & Mather (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as an Accountant and later joined Energizer Battery Company (M) Sdn Bhd on 1991 as Sales Accounting Manager and Financial Analyst. In 1996, he joined Emerson Electric (M) Sdn Bhd as a Financial Controller - Southeast Asia and later joined Pernas Otis Elevator Co. Sdn Bhd & Otis Manufacturing Company Sdn Bhd on 1999 as a Financial Controller/Chief Financial Officer. In 2000, he joined Skyline Concepts Sdn Bhd as a General Manager and later joined Concino Sdn Bhd on 2001 as a Group Chief Executive Officer. In 2003, he joined Mangium Industries Bhd as a Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director and later joined WaKa Partner AG/Forestry Investment Trust (F.I.T.), and WaKa-Forest Investment Services AG (WaKa-FIS) on 2007 as a Representative for Asia (F.I.T) and as a Director in Asia Pacific for WaKa-FIS on 2009. In 2010, he joined TT Resources Bhd as a Executive Director. In 2011, he joined Asian Business Solutions Sdn Bhd as a Partner/Consultant. Mr. Muk is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee as well as member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.