People: Leader Steel Holdings Bhd (LEAD.KL)

LEAD.KL on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

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28 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mohd Desa bin Pachi

80 1995 Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Pak Say Tan

52 2005 Managing Director, Non-Independent Executive Director

Cheng Huat Goh

53 2014 Executive Director

Tze-En Ong

2012 Joint Secretary

Yit Chan Tai

2012 Joint Secretary

Abdullah bin Kuntom

70 2003 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Siew Hoong Soong

88 1994 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Arif Bin Mastol

59 2002 Independent Non-Executive Director

Leng Han Lim

53 1994 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mohd Desa bin Pachi

Tan Sri Dato' Mohd Desa bin Pachi, PSM, DSPN, KMN, is Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since August 10, 1995. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors, and also acts as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee. He is Chartered Accountant by profession and is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He studied accountancy in Melbourne, Australia under the Colombo Plan Scholarship. He joined Shell Group of Companies in 1962 and served in various capacities in the Finance Administration. From 1970 to 1976, he was in public practice as Chartered Accountant and was partner of Desa Megat & Co and KPMG Peat Marwick. Subsequently he was appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and later served as Chairman/CEO of Malaysia Mining Corporation Bhd, Executive Chairman of Fleet Group Sdn, Bhd., Chairman/Managing Director of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad and Chairman of Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (TV3). He was also Chairman of Bumiputra - Commerce Holdings Berhad from 1984 to 2006. He sits on the Board of several private companies and Saujana Consolidated Berhad (Chairman), Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, Amanah Mutual Berhad (Chairman), Eonmetall Group Berhad (Chairman) and Saujana Resort (M) Berhad. He is a Fellow Member of the Malaysian Institute of Management.

Pak Say Tan

Datin Tan Pak Say serves as Managing Director and Non-Independent Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad. She was first appointed to the Board on August 10, 1995. She ceased to be Director on January 2, 2004 but was subsequently re-appointed back to the Board on May 25, 2004. She was appointed Executive Director on February 21, 2005 and subsequently she was appointed as Managing Director on April 29, 2005. She has been actively involved in the steel industry since mid 1980’s after completing her early years of education. With her many years of experience in the industry, she has helped to lead LSSB to its present status and establishment. Apart from LSH, she does not hold any other directorship in public companies.

Cheng Huat Goh

Dato' Goh Cheng Huat is Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since February 25, 2014. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on August 10, 1995. He resigned as Managing Director and was appointed as Deputy Chairman on April 29, 2005. Founder of the Group, he has experience and knowledge in the processing of iron and steel products. With more than 30 years in the industry, he has accumulated skills, which includes amongst other, the invention and enhancement of steel making machine and its related processes. In recognition of his entrepreneurial skills, he was conferred the 1990 Young Entrepreneur Award by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. His zeal and untiring efforts to improve steel products making processes did not go unnoticed, for in 1999, he was awarded a patent for “Process For The Manufacturing Of Steel Products And Apparatus”. Dato’ Goh’s visionary approach and keen business acumen certainly augur well for the Group especially in its business direction. He graduated from National University of Singapore in 2013 with a Master of Business Administration. He presently holds directorship in Eonmetall Group Berhad and its subsidiaries.

Tze-En Ong

Ms. Ong Tze-En serves as Joint Secretary of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2012. She has been involved in corporate secretarial work for more than 15 years in both consulting and commercial environments. Prior to joining Boardroom Corporate Services (Penang) Sdn Bhd, Tze-En was with a listed group primarily involved in manufacturing and supply of electronic gaming machines and equipment. Earlier she was attached to another public listed company involved in the manufacturing and distribution of paper-based stationery items. She started her career with the secretarial arm of one of the big four audit firms in Malaysia.

Yit Chan Tai

Ms. Tai Yit Chan serves as Joint Secretary of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2012. Ms Tai Yit Chan has been involved in corporate secretarial work for 20 years including a wide array of corporate exercises such as initial public listing, restructuring, issuance of preference shares, rights issue, liquidation to name a few. Prior to joining Boardroom Corporate Services (KL) Sdn. Bhd., a corporate advisory services provider, as Managing Director, she was with the secretarial arm of one of the big four audit firms in Singapore and she had also worked in a listed company in Malaysia which is involved in property development, management and educational services. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She is also a member of the ICSA Strategy Advisory Committee and a member of the Working Group on MAICSA Governance Guide.

Abdullah bin Kuntom

Datuk Abdullah bin Kuntom is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since October 2, 2003. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Malaya and a Masters in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America. His career in the civil service has placed him in many Government ministries and departments. Amongst the positions held over a period of some 36 years were those of Deputy Secretary of the Contract and Supply Division and Senior Assistant Director of the Budget Division, Ministry of Finance. He was also appointed as State Financial Officer of Selangor, Administrative Officer of the Asian & Pacific Development Centre, Director General of the Registration Department and Deputy Secretary General I of the Home Affairs Ministry. He retired from the civil service in April 1999 as Senior Deputy Secretary General in the Prime Minister’s Department. After his retirement, he was appointed by the Government as Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a position he held for four years until April 2003. Datuk Abdullah current directorship in public company is only with LSH.

Siew Hoong Soong

Tan Sri Dato' Soong Siew Hoong, PSM, KMN, SMS, DPMS, JSM, is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since July 25, 1994. He was conferred Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which carries the title of’Tan Sri” by the Yang DiPertuan Agong on June 6, 1998 and the Darjah Kebesaran Datuk Mahkota (DPMS) which carries the title of Dato’ in 1990. On experiences, he has previously served as Member on the Councils of Standard & Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM) and the Human Resource Development Council. He was also Director in Telekom Malaysia Berhad from October 1988 to May 1996. He is currently the Executive Advisor of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) and has held various other honorary positions such as Immediate Past President in the Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation (MISIF). He is a current council member of Standard Malaysia, advisor to the Myanmar Industry Association, advisor to the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce and Industries and advisor to Uzbekistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries. In addition, Tan Sri Dato’ Soong is also on the executive council of MASSA (Malaysia South South Association). He presently holds directorship in Eonmetall Group Berhad and sits on the Board of several private companies.

Mohd Arif Bin Mastol

Mr. Mohd Arif Bin Mastol is Independent Non-Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since June 28, 2002. He also sits in the Nominating Committee and Audit Committee of the Company as Member. He is Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He started his career in 1977 as Executive Accounts Officer. In 1985, he served as Accountant with the Treasury Department of Kuala Lumpur City Hall after completing his Degree in Accounting from the MARA University of Technology. From 1991 to 2001, he was attached with several companies, including a Japan-based company in several capacities, including Assistant Manager Finance & Accounts, Finance & Administration Manager, Financial Controller and Chief Operation Officer before assuming his current position as Chief Executive Officer. he presently holds directorship in SKB Shutters Corporation Bhd and Federal Furniture Berhad.

Leng Han Lim

Mr. Lim Leng Han is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Leader Steel Holdings Berhad since July 25, 1994. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee in the Company and also acts as Member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee. Graduated in 1985 with a degree in Bachelor of Law (LL.B) (Hon) from University of Malaya, he was subsequently admitted as Advocate and Solicitor by the High Court of Malaya on February 8, 1986 and became Member of the Bar Council of Malaysia. He is also an appointed Member of the Disciplinary Committee, Bar Council of Malaysia. He has been active in the legal profession for 29 years and gained experience in the corporate, conveyancing and civil matters. He was serving with Johari, Goh & Associates, Kadir & Co. and Zaid Ibrahim & Co. for six years before starting his own legal practice under the name of Messrs. Lim Leng Han & Co., in Butterworth, Penang on February 8, 1993 and thereafter Messrs. Lim Leng Han & SF Tho until todate. He is also legal adviser of societies and organizations such as Penang Hardware and Machinery Merchants’ Association, Lim Clan Association of Penang, Butterworth Buddhist Association, Thang Hsiang Temple, Bayan Lepas and various others. His current directorship in public companies is only with LSH.
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