People: Land & General Bhd (LAND.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Zainal Abidin Putih

67 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gay Teck Low

48 2008 Managing Director, Non-Independent Executive Director

Ferdaus Mahmood

58 2008 Non-Independent Executive Director

Siw Yeng Lee

2012 Secretary

Wai Foong Wong

2012 Secretary

Wah Wai Chiu

25 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheong Thard Hoong

45 2010 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Maruan Ariff

60 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ikhwan Salim Bin Sujak

47 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

A. Bakar Jaafar

63 1999 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Zainal Abidin Putih

Y. Bhg. Dato' Hj. Zainal Abidin Putih is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at 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). He qualified as a Chartered Accountant of the ICAEW in 1972 and has experience in audit throughout his career as a practising accountant. He also has 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. He 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 December 31, 2004. He was the President of MICPA from 1989 until 1991 and the Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) from 2003 until 2009. He had also served in Government Agencies as the Chairman of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (Danaharta), a member of the Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission and a member of the Investment Panel of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF). He is the Chairman of CIMB Bank Berhad 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. He is also the Chairman of Mobile Money International Sdn Bhd and a director of several private limited companies. He is also a Trustee of the National Heart Institute Foundation (IJNF) and the Perdana Leadership Foundation. He is the Chairman of the Nominations Committee of L&G.

Gay Teck Low

Mr. Low Gay Teck is Managing Director and Non-Independent Executive Director at Land & General Berhad. He was appointed Director of the Company on October 15, 2007 and was re-designated Managing Director of the Company on January 1, 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Footscray Institute of Technology, (now known as Victoria University), Australia (1988). Prior to joining L&G, he 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. He has been involved in property development and project management for the past 20 years, handling and implementing projects such as residential, commercial, shopping complex, hotel, golf course, condominium and service apartments. He sits on the Boards of a few subsidiaries of L&G. He is a committee member of the Tabung Amanah Land & General Berhad.

Ferdaus Mahmood

Encik Ferdaus Mahmood serves as Non-Independent Executive Director for Land & General Bhd. He was appointed an Executive Director of L&G on june 16, 2008. 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, he made a switch in his career into the main stream of the property industry and since then has garnered 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. He sits on the Boards of a few subsidiaries of L&G.

Siw Yeng Lee

Wai Foong Wong

Wah Wai Chiu

Mr. Chiu (Andrew) Wah Wai serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Land & General Bhd 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 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.

Maruan Ariff

Y.M. Tengku Maruan Ariff serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land and General Bhd since August 24, 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Design) Degree from University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom (1979). He 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, he 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. He sits on the Boards of several private limited companies.

Ikhwan Salim Bin Sujak

Dato' Hj. Ikhwan Salim Bin Sujak serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land and General Bhd since December 1, 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics & Accounts) from Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom (1977). In 1977, he began his career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand, United Kingdom 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. He is also a Board member of Malaysia Steel Works (KL) Berhad, Glomac Berhad and several private limited companies.

A. Bakar Jaafar

Dato’ Ir. Dr. A. Bakar Jaafar is Independent Non-Executive Director at Land & General Berhad since October 18, 1999. He is an engineer by profession and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) 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 continues 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 also an Adjunct Senior Fellow of the Maritime Institute of Malaysia, an Adviser to the National Technical Committee on Continental Shelf, and Visiting Professor at the University of Technology Malaysia at Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. He sits on the Boards of several private limited companies. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee of L&G.
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