People: Melewar Industrial Group Bhd (MSTM.KL)

MSTM.KL on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ya'acob bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah

54 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board

Azlan bin Abdullah

56 2011 IR Contact Officer, Group Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Kah Yean Choo

48 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Uwe Ahrens

49 2012 Executive Director

Kim Chuan Lim

55 2010 Executive Director

Leh Hong Soon

2007 Company Secretary

Kam May Yin

Company Secretary

Yahya bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah

53 2003 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ezurin Yusnita binti Abdul Malik

42 2010 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Suleiman bin Mahmud

67 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Shazal Yusuf bin Mohamed Zain

43 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chung Wah Lai

81 2012 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Sai Tat Muk

51 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ya'acob bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah

Tunku Dato' Ya'acob bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since August 26, 2008. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 7 October 2002. He was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 11 October 2002 before being redesignated as the Executive Chairman on 26 August 2008. He currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of MAA Group Berhad (“MAAG”) and Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Mycron Steel Berhad (“MSB”). He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Economics and Accounting from City University London. An accountant by training, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Tunku Dato’ Ya’acob started his career as an Auditor with Price Waterhouse in London from 1982 to 1985 and subsequently, employed by the same firm in Kuala Lumpur from 1986 to 1987. Tunku Dato’ Ya’acob joined Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad (now Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad) in 1987 until October 2006. Tunku Dato’ Ya’acob currently sits on the Boards of Khyra Legacy Berhad, MSB, MAAG, Melewar Group Berhad, Ithmaar Bank B.S.C. (listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange) and several other private limited companies. Tunku Dato’ Ya’acob is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MAA-Medicare Charitable Foundation and The Budimas Charitable Foundation. He also sits on the Executive Board of Federation of Public Listed Companies Bhd (FPLC) as Vice President.

Azlan bin Abdullah

Mr. Azlan bin Abdullah serves as IR Contact Officer, Group Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since June 1, 2011. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on September 23, 2002, as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Subsequently, he was appointed Executive Director of the Company on June 10, 2003. He is presently the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer for both Mycron Steel Berhad and Mycron Steel CRC Sdn Bhd. He sits on the Board of the Company’s subsidiaries and several other private limited companies. Besides the Company, he also sits on the Board of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and several other private limited companies. Mr Azlan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Morehead State University, Kentucky, USA. He started his career in 1983 with Citibank N A and in 1987, he joined United Asian Bank (“UAB”) where he started and headed the Treasury Marketing Unit. After UAB merged with Bank of Commerce, he was subsequently promoted to Head of Priority Banking Division and Branch Manager of the KL Main Branch in 1992. In 1994, he rejoined Citibank Berhad as Vice President and Head of Public Sector Division.

Kah Yean Choo

Mr. Choo Kah Yean serves as Chief Financial Officer of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since November 1, 2012. He holds Bachelor's degree in Finance from Iowa State University, USA, and Master in Business Administration from University of Hull, UK. He is Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (UK) and a Chartered Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is Director of Finance in KNM Group from 2011 to May 2012, Senior Manager-Corporate Planning & Finance and Director of the subsidiaries in IOI Group from 1996 to 2011, Senior Consultant-Corporate Finance Audit and Manager-Business Consulting in Arthur Anderson & Co from 1987 to 1996.

Uwe Ahrens

Mr. Uwe Ahrens serves as Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since June 1, 2012. He also sits on the Board of several other private limited companies. Mr Ahrens holds Masters in both Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University Darmstadt (Technische Universitaet Darmstadt), Germany. Upon graduation, Mr Ahrens joined the international engineering and industrial plant supplier, KOCH Transporttechnik GmbH in Germany, now belonging to FLSmidth Group, where he held a senior management position for 12 years, working mainly in Germany, USA and South Africa. In 1997, he was based in Kuala Lumpur as General Manager of KOCH in South East Asia and became its Managing Director in 1999. He joined Melewar Group in 2002 and has since held senior management positions including Managing Director of Melewar Integrated Engineering Sdn Bhd (“MIE”), a 70% owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr Ahrens is the Chief Technical Officer of the Company’s Group of Companies being responsible for engineering, upgrading, modification and extension of machinery and plant, as well as the overall maintenance.

Kim Chuan Lim

Datuk Lim Kim Chuan serves as Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since March 1, 2010. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 1 October 2003 as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was re-designated to Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 26 August 2008. On 1 March 2010, he stepped down as the Chief Executive Officer but remained as an Executive Director in charge of the Group Investments. He currently sits on the Board of Mycron Steel Berhad. He also sits on the Boards of the Group’s subsidiaries and several other private limited companies. Datuk Lim has over thirty four (34) years of experience in the finance and manufacturing industries. He started his career with OCBC Finance Berhad in 1979. He left in 1983 to join MUI Finance Berhad. He joined the Melewar Group in 1985 and was appointed as the General Manager and Director of its equipment leasing division. In 1991, he started a new credit and leasing company under the Group and was its Chief Executive Officer until 2003.

Leh Hong Soon

Kam May Yin

Yahya bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah

Tunku Yahaya @ Yahya bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since December 18, 2003. He currently sits on the Boards of Mithril Berhad, MAA Group Berhad, Khyra Legacy Berhad, Melewar Group Berhad, The Melewar Corporation Berhad, Jat Acres Berhad, MAA Credit Berhad, MAA Bancwell Trustee Berhad and several other private limited companies. Tunku Yahaya graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Economics and Accountancy from City University, London. That year in London, he joined Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. In 1986, he obtained his Masters of Science in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. Upon returning to Malaysia in 1986, he joined the advertising company, MZC-Saatchi & Saatchi. In 1988, he joined the management of the refurbished Central Market (KL) as Executive Director. In 1994, he was appointed to put into operation and manage the television station, Metro Vision as Managing Director. In 1997, he started the music recording label, Melewar Parallax Sdn Bhd.

Ezurin Yusnita binti Abdul Malik

Datin Ezurin Yusnita binti Abdul Malik serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since January 11, 2010. She was appointed to the Board of Directors on December 13, 2005, as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. She vacated her position on September 9, 2009, and subsequently was reappointed to the Board on January 11, 2010. She has been a member of the Board of Trustees of The Budimas Charitable Foundation since 30 October 2001. She is actively involved in the said Foundation and has played a major role in the success of the Foundation. She also sits on the Board of Khyra Legacy Berhad.

Suleiman bin Mahmud

Gen. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Hj. Suleiman bin Mahmud serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since January 2, 2015. General Tan Sri Dato' Sri Hj Suleiman is a graduate of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Command and Staff College and the United States Air Force, Air War College. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Operational Research and Systems Analysis, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, both from the Aston University, United Kingdom. He has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Logistics. General Tan Sri Dato' Sri Hj Suleiman retired from the Royal Malaysian Air Force in March 2003 after serving more than 38 years. Besides being a pilot, he had held several command positions at various levels in the Air Force. He had also served in several positions in the Department of the Air Force and the Armed Forces Headquarters. He then rose to become the Chief of Air Force before his retirement.

Shazal Yusuf bin Mohamed Zain

Mr. Shazal Yusuf bin Mohamed Zain serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since May 31, 2010. He holds a Master of Science in Shipping, Trade and Finance from City University Business School, United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He commenced his working career in 1994 as a corporate finance executive at Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (CIMB). He moved in 1996 to BSN Merchant Bankers as Assistant Manager, Corporate Banking before rejoining CIMB in 1998 as Senior Strategist, Treasury & Risk Management until 1999, when he decided to leave the investment banking sector to manage various business interests. He is currently the Managing Director of Confoil (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Shaz Inflight Sdn Bhd.

Chung Wah Lai

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Datuk Lai Chung Wah is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since September 4, 2012. Presently, Major General Datuk Lai holds several directorships in other public companies namely, MAA Bancwell Trustee Berhad. Major General Datuk Lai served the Malaysian Armed Forces in general and the Army in particular for 35 years (1952 – 1987) and retired with the rank of Major General. He is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst, United Kingdom in 1955 and the Command and Staff College, Quetta, Pakistan in 1963. He was awarded three Diplomas, one by the Armed Forces Defence College for Defence Strategy and Joint Operations Studies, The National Institute of Public Administration, Malaysia (INTAN) on Defence Resources Management in 1981 and Defence Resources Management Education Centre, Department of Defence, United States of America on Senior Defence Resources Management in 1983.

Sai Tat Muk

Mr. Muk Sai Tat serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad since February 27, 2013. He currently sits on the Board of Gabungan AQRS Berhad. Mr Muk holds a Master of Business Administration (General Management) from University of Bath, United Kingdom and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr Muk commenced his working 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 in 1991 as a 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 and Otis Manufacturing Company Sdn Bhd in 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 in 2001 as the Group Chief Executive Officer. In 2003, Mr Muk joined Mangium Industries Bhd as the Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director and later joined WaKa Parter AG/Forestry Investment Trust (F.I.T.) and WaKa-Forest Investment Services AG (WaKa-FIS) in 2007 as a Representative for Asia (F.I.T.) and as a Director in Asia Pacific for WaKa-FIS in 2009. In 2010, he joined TT Resources Bhd as an Executive Director. In 2011, he joined Asian Business Solutions Sdn Bhd as a Partner/Consultant.
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