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Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd (LYSA.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Razali bin Wan Muda

62 2015 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Tia Bon Chua

65 2016 Acting Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chien Joo Lim

2016 Company Secretary

Meu Jong Chew

58 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Siaw Kong Aik

65 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Low Soo Cheam

64 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sai Sin Chong

49 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Beng Guan Ee

60 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Razali bin Wan Muda

Dato' Ir. Wan Razali bin Wan Muda has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd since July 8, 2015. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University Technology Malaysia. He is a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineering, Malaysia (BEM), fellow member with Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and Council Member of Road Engineering of Asia & Australasia (REAAA). He started his career in 1977 as an officer with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and was with Senior Management Team in a few Semi-Government Bodies. He then joined the AlloyMtd Group (formerly known as MTD Group of Companies) in 1994 and was entrusted to manage the Company fleet operation in heavy machineries and highway consultancy. He later led the group Tollways Division which took charge of tolled highway concession of Kuala Lumpur - Karak Highway, Lebuhraya Pantai Timur Phase 1 and East West Link of KL-Seremban Expressway for 6 consecutive years. During his involvement with highway concessionaires, he was appointed as the honorary secretary for Persatuan Syarikat-syarikat Konsesi Lebuhraya Malaysia (PSKLM). He retired in April 2014, after 20 years serving the group in various capacities and positions. He has vast experience in aircraft engineering, highway engineering, building maintenance and gold mining. He sits as Director in a few engineering companies.

Tia Bon Chua

Mr. Chua Tia Bon was reappointed Executive Director of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd on July 9, 2015. He has been its Acting Chief Executive Officer since June 1, 2016. He was an Executive Committee Member. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia and is registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia as a Professional Engineer in the Mechanical Engineering discipline. In 1972, being one of the first batch of employees of the Group, he joined Lysaght Corrugated Pipe Sdn Bhd ("LCPSB") as Production Supervisor. He was promoted to Production Engineer in LCPSB in 1978. In 1979, he was appointed as Product Development Engineer and in 1981, as Deputy Works Manager. In 1987, he was promoted to the position of General Manager for the Lysaght Group.He has extensive experience in the expansion of manufacturing operations, development of the companys products, research and development in improvement of manufacturing equipment and processes and general functions to ensure smooth operations of the business. His responsibility further includes overseeing and managing sales and marketing of Northern states of Peninsular Malaysia and some overseas customers. In 1994, when LGSB was listed on Bursa Malaysia, he continued his functions and responsibilities as before, a position he held until recently, when he was redesignated to Director Operations from July 2014.

Chien Joo Lim

Meu Jong Chew

Ms. Chew Meu Jong serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd. since September 30, 2014. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (not practicing). Ms Chew has been involved directly and indirectly in the businesses of the Lysaght (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries("LMSB Group"). She was since July 1987 put in charge of the operations of the LMSB Group in Australia engaged in investment holding of real estate. And from 2009, she has been actively involved in assisting the businesses of LMSB Group. She sits on the Board of Directors of Lysaght (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the holding company and some of the subsidiary companies of the holding company.

Siaw Kong Aik

Ir. Aik Siaw Kong serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd since August 20, 2014. He graduated from University of Malaya with Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) in 1975. In 2001, he obtained his MSc (Highway & Transportation) from Universiti Putra Malaysia. He began his work career with the Public Works Department and had served as a Project Engineer on the construction of Kuantan-Segamat Highway (2 years), highway planning engineer with the Ministry of Works (3 years) and Highway Design Engineer with the Road Design Section JKR HQ (6 years). He has also served as an Assistant Director of Operations with the Malaysian Highway Authority for coordinating the planning, design and construction of the North-South Toll Expressway section in Kedah, Penang and Perak (5 years). From 1990 to 1994, he was the Senior Assistant Director of Roads Maintenance Section, overseeing the planning, budgeting and implementation of all maintenance programme of Federal Roads in Malaysia. In 1995, he joined the private sector and was involved in engineering consultancy services, specialising in road design and road safety auditing. He is an accredited Road Safety Auditor with JKR since 2005.

Low Soo Cheam

Mr. Cheam Low Soo serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd since June 26, 2014. Mr. Cheam was an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, United Kingdom. Mr. Cheam served with the Inland Revenue Department of Malaysia from 1977 to 1982. In 1982, Mr. Cheam joined Lysaght Corrugated Pipe Sdn Bhd as the Company Secretary and was responsible for the financial and company secretarial functions of the Lysaght (Malaysia) Group of Companies. He had more than 12 years of experience with the Group and he was apppointed to the Board of Lysaght Galvanized Steel Berhad on 30 August 1993. He left the Group in 1995 and now sits on the Board of a private limited company with interests in property investment.

Sai Sin Chong

Mr. Chong Sai Sin has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Lysaght Galvanized Steel Bhd. since June 17, 2016. His qualifications include: Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) - Chartered Accountant; Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) - Certified Public Accountant; Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM) - Associate Member; and Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) - Associate Member. He is a Chartered Accountant, an Approved Company Auditor, an Approved Tax Agent under the Income Tax Act 1967 and the Goods and Services Tax Act 2014. He is a Partner in Messrs. CHI-LLTC and Messers. H.S. Lee & Partners, firms of Chartered Accountants. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM), and Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). He signed up as an article student in MICPA and started audit experience in Messrs. Kassim Chan & Co. (now known as Deloitte) since 1987. He joined Messrs. BDO Binder (now known as BDO) in 1993 after he completed the articleship. He accumulated more than 7 years' experience in 2 established audit firms before joining commercial organisations as an Accountant, Corporate Finance Manager and Financial Controller from 1995 to 2002. Thereafter, in 2002, he joined Messrs. CHI-LLTC as an audit principal and was admitted as a Partner in 2005. He also admitted into Messrs. H.S. Lee & Partners as a Partner in 2012. He has more than 20 years' experience in commercial organisations and accounting practice and gained good exposure in Corporate Finance, Due Diligence Review, Listing Exercise, Auditing, Taxation and Accounting. He is Director at Bonia Corporation Berhad.

Beng Guan Ee

Mr. Ee Beng Guan has been Non-Executive Independent Director at LYSAGHT GALVANIZED STEEL BHD. since June 30, 2015. He holds Bachelor of Law Degree, University of Hull, Utter Degree of Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple Inn, London and Master of Law (LLM), University College, London. Upon his admission to the Bar, he practiced as an advocate and solicitor for approximately four years. Thereafter, he joined the Lion Group as head of legal department from 1985 until his retirement in March 2015. While in Lion Group, he was also in charge of secretarial functions for more than 200 companies, share registration for 6 listed companies and overall responsibility for compliance functions of Lion Group. While with the Lion Group, he also served as an Executive Director of a stock broking company for seven years. Over the years, he had served on the Board of two public listed companies and as well as member of their audit, remuneration and nomination committees. Mr Ee is presently in private practice as Advocate and Solictor. He is Director at Yokohama Industries Berhad.