People: Parkson Retail Asia Ltd (PRAL.SI)

PRAL.SI on Stock Exchange of Singapore

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Heng Jem Cheng

71 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

Peng Koon Toh

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Huat Lai Koh

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Chee Sung Tiang

55 2014 Acting Chief Executive Officer - Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia Operations

Boon Eng Law

57 2014 Acting Chief Operating Officer

Cheng Hock Gui

2013 Group Chief Operating Officer - Indonesian operations

Sook Beng Lee

2011 Chief Auditor

Fandawan Ramali

2014 Chief Operating Officer - PT Tozy Sentosa

Siew Koon Ang

Company Secretary

Meng Keong Teo

Company Secretary

Mohd. Zahidi bin Haji Zainuddin

2012 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Kok Leong Lee

40 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Siang Long Tan

49 2011 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Michel Grunberg

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Soo Khoon Tan

65 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kheng Jin Wee

59 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Heng Jem Cheng

Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Cheng Heng Jem (William) is Executive Chairman of the Board of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on 31 March 2011 and was last re-appointed on 24 October 2013. He was previously the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company and a member of the Remuneration Committee (“RC”). Subsequent to his re-designation as Executive Chairman on 31 May 2013, he relinquished his position as a member of the RC and became a member of the Nominating Committee (“NC”). Tan Sri Cheng has more than 40 years of experience in the business operations of The Lion Group, which is a Malaysian based diversified business group (which includes our Company) engaged in a variety of businesses encompassing retail, property development, mining, steel, agriculture and computer. He oversees the operation of The Lion Group and is responsible for the formulation and monitoring of the overall corporate strategic plans and business development of The Lion Group. Tan Sri Cheng is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad (“PHB”), our ultimate holding company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) and the Executive Director and Chairman of Parkson Retail Group Limited (“PRGL”), a subsidiary of PHB listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Tan Sri Cheng is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Lion Corporation Berhad and the Chairman of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad and Lion Forest Industries Berhad, a l l of which are public companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. He also sits on the board of Lion Teck Chiang Limited and Lion Asiapac Limited, both of which are public companies listed on SGX-ST. Tan Sri Cheng previously served as the President of both The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (“ACCCIM”) and The Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (“KLSCCCI”) and is now a Life Honorary President of ACCCIM and KLSCCCI.

Peng Koon Toh

Mr. Toh Peng Koon is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on 31 March 2011 and was last re-elected on 24 October 2013. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 9 May 2013. He also oversees our Malaysian and Indonesian operations as the Chief Executive Officer – Malaysia and President Director – Indonesia. Mr Toh joined our Malaysian subsidiary, Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd (“PCSB”), in 1988 and has held various positions including as General Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer and has been instrumental in the growth of our retail business in Malaysia. Mr Toh has served in various capacities for the Malaysia Retailers Association, including as the President for eight years and as the Deputy President for four years. Mr Toh was also previously the Deputy Chairman of the Commerce Committee of ACCCIM. Mr Toh holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Huat Lai Koh

Mr. Koh Huat Lai is Chief Financial Officer of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since February 1, 2012. Mr Koh has over 20 years of financial experience in companies involved in a variety of industries including hospitality services, property development, construction and semiconductor. He has previously worked for KPMG and Hotel Properties Ltd in Singapore. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Koh was with Mulpha International Bhd, a listed company in Malaysia where his last held position was as the General Manager, Finance and Company Secretary. Mr Koh holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and is a certified accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and CPA Australia.

Chee Sung Tiang

Mr. Tiang Chee Sung is Acting Chief Executive Officer - Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia Operations of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. He is responsible for establishing Parkson Group's operations in Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia and overseeing the operations and business strategy development of Parkson business in Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia. From 2002 - 2009 he was Operations Manager of Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd); from 2009 - 2013 he was Assistant General Manager (Operations) of Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd and from 2013 - 2014 Assistant General Manager (Operations) of Odel PLC.

Boon Eng Law

Mr. Law Boon Eng has been appointed as Acting Chief Operating Officer of Parkson Retail Asia Limited., with effect from 1 October 2014. Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years - 1988 - 2001 (Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd), General Manager, 2001 - 2003 (Ngiu Kee Corporation Sdn Bhd), Chief Operation Officer / Executive Director, 2003 - 2007 (Anakku / Asia Brands), 2007 - 2014, Consultancy for Sorella and self employedExecutive Director.

Cheng Hock Gui

Mr Gui Cheng Hock is the Group Chief Operating Officer - Indonesian operations of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. Mr Gui has more than 30 years of experience in the retail industry. He previously worked for Emporium Supermarket Holdings Bhd. He has worked with our Malaysian operations s i n c e 1987 and has held several positions, including as Operations Manager, General Manager (in charge of the operations), Senior General Manager (in charge of retail properties) and since October 2013, Group Chief Operating Officer in charge of Indonesian operations. Mr Gui obtained a Diploma in Commerce, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia and Executive Diploma in Management Studies from Curtin University of Technology, Australia.

Sook Beng Lee

Ms. Lee Sook Beng is Chief Auditor of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since May 2011. Ms Lee has over 20 years of experience in accounting and audit functions in the retail industry. She has worked as an accountant at PCSB, in charge of general ledger section in the Head Office Accounts Department and at RA-PPB (Tops) Retail Sdn Bhd (Tops Supermarket chain) where she was a Category Manager in the merchandising department with responsibility over imports. From 2000 to May 2011, Ms Lee then worked at PRGL, where she was the Chief Auditor for all the Parkson stores in China. Since May 2011, Ms Lee has been the Chief Auditor in charge of audit for all our stores in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar. Ms Lee obtained a Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the United Kingdom.

Fandawan Ramali

Mr. Fandawan Ramali is Chief Operating Officer - PT Tozy Sentosa of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. He was Chief Operating Officer of Indonesian Operations of Parkson Retail Asia Limited. Mr Fandawan has over 30 years of experience in the retail industry. He has previously worked for PT Matahari Putra Prima, a retail company listed on the Jakarta Stock Exchange and was also previously in charge of a representative office of The Continuity Company, a British retail company, in Indonesia. He was employed by PT Tozy Bintang Sentosa between 1996 and 2003 and by PT Tozy Sentosa since 2003. Mr Fandawan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Catholic University of Parahyangan Bandung, Indonesia.

Siew Koon Ang

Meng Keong Teo

Mohd. Zahidi bin Haji Zainuddin

Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd. Zahidi bin Haji Zainuddin is Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since September 28, 2011. Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd. Zahidi served the Malaysian Armed Forces for 37 years, holding many key appointments. He was the Chief of Defence Force with the rank of General from January 1999 until his retirement in April 2005. Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd. Zahidi currently serves as the audit chairman of a listed company in Malaysia, Genting Plantations Berhad. He is also the Chairman of the board of directors of Affin Holdings Bhd, a listed financial group holding company in Malaysia. Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd. Zahidi is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program in National and International Security from Harvard University. He also holds a Master of Science (Defence and Strategic Studies) degree from Quaid-I-Azam University in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Kok Leong Lee

Mr. Lee Kok Leong has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited., with effect from 21 August 2014. Datuk Lee has been serving as the Personal Assistant to Tan Sri Cheng Heng Jem since year 2010 and assists Tan Sri Cheng in the retail, branding and property division in the Lion Group. Datuk Lee has accumulated vast experience and intimate knowledge of the retail and branding industry with over 15 years in the retail business. He has worked in Padini, the largest branded clothing and accessories company in Malaysia. He then worked for Aktif Lifestyle store (formerly Yaohan) as store manager before the company was acquired by PCSB. While previously employed at PCSB, Datuk Lee was assigned to supervise various Parkson stores throughout Malaysia, handling the day to day operations including in one of our best performance Parkson KLCC store. Datuk Lee was later promoted to divisional manager and was involved in the merchandising function. Since 2010, he has been visiting and studying our Parkson stores operations in the various countries Parkson is in. Datuk Lee has been assisting Tan Sri Cheng in overseeing the retail and branding business and identifying business opportunities. He is currently the Non- Executive Director of PRGL and Odel PLC. Datuk Lee holds a Bachelor o f Science in Mathematics and minor in Economics from the University of Kentucky. USA.

Siang Long Tan

Mr. Tan Siang Long (formerly known as Herman Darmawan) is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited, since June 14, 2011. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on 14 June 2011 and was last re-elected on 31 October 2012. He is a member of the Audit Committee and became a member of the Remuneration Committee on 31 May 2014. Mr Tan has broad experience in the retail industry. He was the Chief Information Officer of PT Monica H i j a u l e s t a r i (“MHL”) since 2006, responsible for its computer and software information systems and supply chain support services. MHL is an operator of specialty stores including “The Body Shop” in Indonesia. Prior to that, he was a director of Trimega Business Concepts Pte Ltd and PT Valutrada Indonesia, which were involved in the retail business. Mr Tan has also worked for PT Matahari Putra Prima, a retail company listed on the Jakarta Stock Exchange, which previously operated the “Matahari” department stores in Indonesia. Mr Tan is currently a director of Red Cube Pte Ltd. Mr Tan obtained his GCE “A” Level certificate from Raffles Junior College, Singapore and has attended the S t a n f o r d - N a t i o n a l U n i v e r s i t y o f Singapore Executive Program.

Michel Grunberg

Mr. Michel Grunberg is Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since September 28, 2011. He has more than 35 years of business and work experience in the retail industry. In particular, Mr Grunberg has worked with the Estee Lauder Group in senior capacities worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific Region. Notably, from 2000 to 2007, he served as the Senior Vice President & Regional Head of the Asia-Pacific Region, working in both Singapore and China. Since 2008, he has been a non-executive director of C.K. Tang Ltd., a retail company which operates the Tangs department stores in Singapore. Mr Grunberg also owns a business consultancy, MG Consultancy Pte Ltd. Mr Grunberg holds a Master in Business Administration degree in Industrial Administration from Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Turkey and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Administration from Robert College in Istanbul, Turkey.

Soo Khoon Tan

Mr. Tan Soo Khoon is Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since September 28, 2011. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on 28 September 2011 and was last re-elected on 24 October 2013. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Since 1978, he has been Managing Director of a watch distribution company, Crystal Time (S) Pte Ltd, headquartered in Singapore, with a distribution office in Malaysia and associates in Brunei and Indonesia, where he was in charge of overseeing the growth of the company. Mr Tan is also the Non-Executive Chairman of St James Holdings Ltd and an independent director of Metro Holdings Limited. Mr Tan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Honours from the National University of Singapore. He served as a Member of the Singapore Parliament from 1976 to 2006 and was appointed as the Speaker of Parliament from 1989 to 2002. Currently, Mr Tan is also Singapore’s non-resident ambassador to the Czech Republic.

Kheng Jin Wee

Mr. Wee Kheng Jin is Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Retail Asia Limited since September 28, 2011. Mr Wee was appointed as a Director of the Company on 28 September 2011. Mr Wee has more than 33 years of financial experience in a broad range of industries including banking, construction, hospitality services and real estate development. Mr Wee has previously worked at Citibank NA and Citicorp Investment Bank Singapore Limited in various senior positions. He is currently an Executive Director of Far East Organization and a Non-Executive Director of Yeo Hiap Seng Limited. M r Wee holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Singapore and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
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