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Land & General Bhd (LAND.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Zainal Abidin Putih

68 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Keet Loy Wong

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Gay Teck Low

49 2008 Managing Director, Non-Independent Executive Director

Siw Yeng Lee

2012 Secretary

Wai Foong Wong

2012 Secretary

Ferdaus bin Mahmood

61 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Keng Wai Chai

39 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Wah Wai Chiu

25 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheong Thard Hoong

48 2010 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ikhwan Salim Dato' Hj. Sujak

57 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

A. Bakar Jaafar

64 2012 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Maruan Tengku Ariff

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Zainal Abidin Putih

Dato' Hj Zainal Abidin Putih serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Land & General Berhad since June 1, 2010. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Dato’ Hj Zainal qualified as a Chartered Accountant of the ICAEW in 1972 and has very extensive experience in audit throughout his career as a practising accountant. He also has a good working knowledge of taxation and has been involved in management consulting especially those involved in acquisition, take over, amalgamation and restructuring of companies and company flotation. Dato’ Hj Zainal was formerly the Country Managing Partner of Messrs Hanafiah Raslan and Mohamad and was an Adviser with Messrs Ernst & Young Malaysia until his retirement on 31 December 2004. He was the President of MICPA from 1989 until 1991 and the Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board from 2003 until 2009. He had also served in Government Agencies as the Chairman of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad, a member of the Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission and a member of the Investment Panel of the Employees Provident Fund. Dato’ Hj Zainal was awarded the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan (D.S.N.S.) by the Yang Di Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan and the Jaksa Pendamai (J.P.) by the Yang Di Pertua Negeri Melaka in 1995 and 2008, respectively. Dato’ Hj Zainal is the Chairman of CIMB Bank Berhad, CIMB Bank (L) Ltd and sits on the Board of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, CIMB Group Sdn Bhd and Southeast Asia Special Asset Management Berhad (SEASAM). He is also the Chairman of Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad. He sits as a Board Member of Tenaga Nasional Berhad and Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd. Dato’ Hj Zainal is also the Chairman of Mobile Money International Sdn Bhd, Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd and a director of several private limited companies.

Keet Loy Wong

Mr. Wong Keet Loy serves as Chief Financial Officer of Land & General Berhad since March 2, 2015. He holds a Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting). He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Mr Wong has over 20 years of work experience in finance, corporate finance, banking and accounting in various industries. Prior to September 1997, he was Finance Manager of Anson Perdana Berhad, Senior Bank Officer of the Malaysian Office of a Singapore-based bank, United Overseas Bank Limited, and Auditorr at PriceWaterhouse Coopers. He joined KPS Konsortium Berhad in October 1997 before being appointed as Finance Director. He served as General Manager of Group Finance & Accounts of PJI Holdings Berhad (January 2007-June 2008), Independent Non-Executive Director of ConnectCounty Holdings Berhad (August 2014-October 2014), and Chief Financial Officer of Ding He Mining Holdings Limited (formerly CVM Minerals Limited) from March 2010 until February 2015).

Gay Teck Low

Mr. Low Gay Teck is Managing Director and Non-Independent Executive Director at Land & General Berhad since January 1, 2008. He joined the board on October 15, 2007. Mr Low holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Footscray Institute of Technology (now known as Victoria University), Australia (1988). Prior to joining L&G, Mr Low was with the Mayland Group which he joined in 1996. In 2002, he was appointed Director of the Mayland Group and assumed the position of Managing Director in 2005. Mr Low has been involved in property development and project management for the past 25 years, handling and implementing projects such as residential, commercial, shopping complex, hotel, golf course, condominium and service apartments. Currently, Mr Low sits on the Board of a few subsidiaries of L&G and several private limited companies. Mr Low is a committee member of the Tabung Amanah Land & General Berhad.

Siw Yeng Lee

Wai Foong Wong

Ferdaus bin Mahmood

Encik Ferdaus bin Mahmood has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Berhad since January 1, 2016. He started his career as Trainee Accountant with Tractors Malaysia Bhd in 1974 and joined United Estate Projects Sdn Bhd (UEP) (initial developer of Subang Jaya, Selangor) in 1976 where his last position was the Credit Controller. Subsequently, in 1980, Mr Ferdaus made a decisive switch in his career into the main stream of the property industry and since then has garnered extensive experience in this industry especially in the areas of marketing, sales, credit control and property management. In 1990, he joined L&G as the General Manager in one of the property subsidiaries of L&G. In 1998, he was appointed the Chief Operating Officer to head the property operations of L&G in Australia and returned to Malaysia in 2005 to be based in Kuala Lumpur as the Director of Property Division, L&G. Currently, he sits on the Board of a few subsidiaries of L&G.

Keng Wai Chai

Mr. Chai Keng Wai has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Land & General Berhad since June 1, 2015. He holds Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia. Mr Chai was the initial Chief Executive Officer of Country Garden Properties (M) Sdn Bhd since 23 December 2011 and now the Joint Managing Director. Prior to joining Country Garden, Mr. Chai had held senior position in Mayland Group from year 2009 to end of year 2011, after serving as a Project Manager in GuocoLand (M) Berhad since year 2005. He has more than 15 years of experience in property development and project management, and has extensive experience in handling township and integrated mixed developments.

Wah Wai Chiu

Mr. Chiu (Andrew) Wah Wai serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Berhad since April 1, 2014. Mr Andrew Chiu started his career as Property Executive with DTZ Hong Kong in 2008 and joined Far East Consortium International Limited (“FECIL”) as Project Manager in 2009. Later, he became the Business Development Manager of FECIL. Currently, Mr. Andrew Chiu is the Managing Director of Malaysia Land Properties Sdn Bhd and the Vice Chairman of Skyful Consortium Sdn Bhd.

Cheong Thard Hoong

Mr. Hoong (Chris) Cheong Thard is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Land & General Berhad since June 1, 2010. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) (1992) and holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering degree from Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom (1989). He has experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as international capital markets. He was an investment banker for over 12 years and had held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong and UBS, Hong Kong where he was responsible for corporate finance business in Asia. He was the Chief Executive Officer of China LotSynergy Holdings Ltd (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) (2006) prior to joining Far East Consortium International Limited (“FECIL”) (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange) in September 2008 as Managing Director. As the Managing Director of FECIL, he is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the FECIL group’s overall strategies for development. He also sits on the Boards of several public companies which are incorporated and listed overseas and private limited companies which are incorporated in Malaysia. He is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of L&G.

Ikhwan Salim Dato' Hj. Sujak

Dato' Hj. Ikhwan Salim Dato' Hj. Sujak serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Berhad since December 1, 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics & Accounts) from Queen’s University Belfast, UK (1977). In 1977, he began his career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand, UK and joined Nestle (M) Sdn Bhd as Finance Executive in 1979. In 1980, he moved on to be the Group Financial Planning Manager of Kumpulan Low Keng Huat Sdn Bhd. Currently, Dato’ Hj Ikhwan runs his private business, Konsortium Jaringan Selangor Sdn Bhd. He is also a Board member of Malaysia Steel Works (KL) Berhad, Glomac Berhad and several private limited companies. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of L&G.

A. Bakar Jaafar

Dato’ Ir. Dr. A. Bakar Jaafar serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Berhad since November 28, 2012. He joined the board on October 18, 1999. He is an engineer by profession and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia, a Master of Environmental Science from Miami University and a Doctorate in Marine Geography from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He served in the Malaysian Civil Service for over 22 years in various positions including as the Director-General of the Department of Environment from 1990 to 1995. He continued to serve the Malaysian Government as the Elected-Member to the Commission on the Limits of Continental Shelf, UN HQ, New York (1997-2002) (2002-2007) (2007-2012). He is a Professor at the Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy of University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), as well as Co-Chair UTM Ocean Thermal Energy Centre (OTEC) Research Group, and also an Adjunct Senior Fellow of the Maritime Institute of Malaysia. Currently, Dato’ Ir Dr A Bakar sits on the Board of several private limited companies. Dato’ Ir Dr A Bakar is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee of L&G.

Maruan Tengku Ariff

Y.M. Tengku Maruan Tengku Ariff serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Berhad since August 24, 2011. He joined the board on July 1, 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Design) Degree from University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom (1979). YM Tengku Maruan started his career as a credit officer with Citibank Berhad, Kuala Lumpur (Citibank) in 1980 where he was exposed to various aspects of the banking industry. In 1985, YM Tengku Maruan left Citibank holding the position of Manager and joined Southern Bank Berhad as the Head of Personal Banking Division where he was involved in all aspects of budgeting, credit, product marketing and business development. Subsequently in 1996, he joined Rohas Sdn Bhd (“Rohas”) as the General Manager and also served on the board of several companies related to Rohas until his retirement in 2008. While in Rohas, he was responsible for various business operations such as manufacturing, education, property management and investments. Currently, YM Tengku Maruan sits on the Board of several private limited companies. YM Tengku Maruan was appointed member of the Nominating Committee on 28 May 2014.