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N2N Connect Bhd (NNCB.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Boon Hwa Tiang

Managing Director, Executive Director

Tiong Hoong Chua

Non-Independent Executive Director, Executive Director - Business Development

Su Ping Lai

Non-Independent Executive Director, Executive Director - Marketing and Corporate Events

Mun Yee Ho

Joint Company Secretary

Fong Ying Tam

2009 Joint Company Secretary

Akio Furuse

43 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Tetsuya Iguchi

51 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Sooi Jade Foong

39 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Fuqiang Kenneth Goh

33 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kim Sun Oh

67 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Boon Leng Tan

49 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Boon Hwa Tiang

Mr. Tiang Boon Hwa is Managing Director and Executive Director of N2N Connect Berhad. He is one of the Company's founders and was appointed to the Board of the Company on August 24, 2000. He obtained his Diploma in Computer Studies from City and Guilds of London Institute, UK in 1982. His main responsibilities include management of the Group’s overall business, technology and financial matters. He started his career as a programmer with SGV Goh Tan Pte Ltd, a Singapore accounting cum software house and was promoted to senior consultant at the age of 25. In 1988, he left SGV Goh Tan Pte Ltd and headed the regional audit division (IT audit) of Citibank N.A South Asia, based in Singapore and was subsequently awarded the Best IT Auditor for Asia Pacific Region in 1989. He joined Computer Associates Pte Ltd in 1990 as an account manager and quickly rose to become the managing director for Computer Associates Pte Ltd’s subsidiary in Malaysia in 1992. Later, he joined i2 Technologies Pte Ltd in 1996 as a regional director to set presence in several Asian countries. In 1998, he joined Exact Software Asia Sdn Bhd to start up the Asia Development Centre. Having gained wide exposure in both information technology and business operations, he began his entrepreneur pursuit by starting N2N, in year 2000 together with several friends. Currently, he sits as a member of the Remuneration Committee and Option Committee. He does not hold any directorships on the Board of other public listed companies in Malaysia.

Tiong Hoong Chua

Mr. Chua Tiong Hoong is Non-Independent Executive Director and Executive Director - Business Development of N2N Connect Berhad. He is one of the Company's founders. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on August 10, 2000. He graduated with Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Double Major in Mathematics and Computing) degree from the University of Adelaide (Australia) in 1992. His main responsibility includes managing the day-to-day operations focusing on project implementation and technical operations of the Group. He started his career as a network engineer at Applied Business System Sdn Bhd in 1993. He was later responsible for project development and also managing the company’s helpdesk. In 1994, he joined MicroForest Systems (M) Sdn Bhd as a project manager to spearhead the implementation of resource planning, point-of-sales and back-end systems for retail and manufacturing industries. He also supported the multilevel marketing and chemical manufacturing system. From 1997 to 2000, he was with Exact Software Asia Sdn Bhd as an assistant manager responsible for system development, specializing in Enterprise Resources Planning System. He founded N2N together with the founder members in 2000. He does not hold any directorships on the Board of other public listed companies in Malaysia.

Su Ping Lai

Ms. Lai Su Ping is Non-Independent Executive Director and Executive Director - Marketing and Corporate Events of N2N Connect Berhad. She is one of the Company's founders. She was appointed to the Board on August 10, 2000. She obtained her Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK in 1991. She is primarily responsible for the corporate events and public relations of the Company. She started her career in 1988 as a marketing executive for Yvonex Sdn Bhd and later she joined Kumpulan Jetson Berhad as a project executive specializing in events and exhibition organization. In 1994, she joined Computer Associates (M) Sdn Bhd as a channel manager where she was instrumental in establishing a customer service team as well as setting up channel sales via the appointment of product distributors. She does not hold any directorships on the Board of other public listed companies in Malaysia.

Mun Yee Ho

Fong Ying Tam

Ms. Tam Fong Ying is Joint Company Secretary of N2N Connect Berhad since July 1, 2009. Ms. Tam is a qualified Chartered Secretary from The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She has more than ten years of working experience in this profession. She acts as Company Secretary and handles secretarial matters of both public and private companies.

Akio Furuse

Mr. Akio Furuse serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of N2N Connect Berhad since July 7, 2014. He held various posts in QUICK Corp., including Staff of Sales Headquarters (Japan), London Branch, Assistant Manager (United Kingdom), Solutions Manager of Business Planning Department (Japan) and Deputy General Manager of Global Business Department (Japan). He serves as General Manager (Singapore) at Nikkei Group Asia Pte. Ltd. He holds Bachelor in Sociology from Kansai University, Japan.

Tetsuya Iguchi

Mr. Tetsuya Iguchi serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of N2N Connect Berhad since July 7, 2014. He holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Waseda University, Japan. He was Staff Writer of Business News Department Editorial Bureau (1985-1995), Chief Correspondent of Headquarters for Europe, Middle East & Africa (London) (1995-1998), Staff Writer of Business News Department Editorial Bureau (1998-2000), Deputy Editor of Editorial Bureau (2000-2009), Editor for Nikkei VERITAS (2009-2010), Editor of Economic & Finance News Department (2010-2011), Editor-in-Chief for the Nikkei Business Daily (2011-2013) and Nikkei Inc. Deputy Managing Editor, Editorial Bureau (Tokyo) (2013-2014). He serves as Nikkei Group Asia Pte. Ltd., Assistant to Managing Director(Singapore) and Nikkei Inc., Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Headquarters for Asia since 2014.

Sooi Jade Foong

Ms. Foong Sooi Jade (Elaine) has been Non-Executive Independent Director at N2N Connect Berhad since March 15, 2016. She holds Fellowship - The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), and is Chartered Accountant - Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Member - The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Her experience includes: December 1999 to July 2001 - Messrs KPMG, Malaysia (Audit Senior); August 2001 to April 2004 - Messrs Chio Lim & Associates (Member of Horwath International), Singapore (Audit Team Lead); June 2004 to February 2014 - N2N Connect Berhad (Finance Manager / Head of Finance Department) and March 2014 to present - Partner and chief trainer at Pinoki Brain Training Centre - Alam Damai Branch (PinokiAD).

Fuqiang Kenneth Goh

Mr. Goh (Kenneth) Fuqiang is Independent Non-Executive Director of N2N Connect Berhad since June 13, 2013. He graduated with a Master of Science, Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University (United States) and Bachelor of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London (United Kingdom). He is currently an Executive Director of 28 Holdings Pte Ltd since Year 2010. He was a Director of Corporate Strategic Development at Asiatravel.com, Singapore from 2011 to 2012. Prior to that, he was an Associate attached with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC). He does not hold any directorships on the Board of other public listed companies in Malaysia.

Kim Sun Oh

Mr. Oh Kim Sun has been Non-Executive Independent Director at N2N CONNECT BERHAD since October 8, 2015. He is Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Oh qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1972 and has more than 40 years of experience in finance. He began his career with Coopers and Lybrand in London and subsequently held positions as Deputy Managing Director of Taiko Plantations Sdn Bhd, Finance Manager of ICI Plc in London and Finance Director ICI Malaysia. In 1994, Mr. Oh led a successful management buy-out of ICI's Malaysian operations and became the Group Executive Director of Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd until 2003. In the last 20 years, Mr. Oh has served as Director on the Boards of numerous public listed companies not only in Malaysia but also in the United States of America, Australia and Canada. He is Director at UEM Sunrise Bhd, Golden Land Bhd and Nikko Electronics Bhd which is in liquidation.

Boon Leng Tan

Datuk Tan Boon Leng is Independent Non-Executive Director of N2N Connect Berhad since April 15, 2009. He is currently a Director of Century Bond Bhd (“Century Bond”) group of companies and he has over 25 years of business experience and contributed to the growth and expansion of the business of Century Bond and its subsidiaries especially in the areas of sales and marketing of the Century Bond Group’s products. He also sits as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.