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Parkson Holdings Bhd (PRKN.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Heng Jem Cheng

73 2006 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

Hui Yen Cheng

32 2015 Executive Director

Poh Lan Chan

Secretary

Kwee Peng Lim

2006 Secretary

Kim Lai Ooi

48 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdul Rahman bin Mamat

62 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

58 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Teck Chai Yeow

65 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Heng Jem Cheng

Tan Sri Heng Jem (William) Cheng serves as Non-Independent Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since November 13, 2006. He was appointed as Director on March 30, 1989 and as Managing Director on August 16, 2006. He has more than 40 years of experience in the business operations of the Lion Group encompassing retail, property development, mining, steel, tire, motor, agriculture and computer. Tan Sri William Cheng was the President of 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”) from 2003 to 2012. He is now a Life Honorary President of ACCCIM and KLSCCCI. He is the Chairman of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad and Lion Forest Industries Berhad, and Chairman and Managing Director of Lion Corporation Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Lion AMB Resources Berhad and ACB Resources Berhad, and a Founding Trustee of The Community Chest, a company limited by guarantee incorporated for charity purposes.

Hui Yen Cheng

Ms. Cheng Hui Yen (Natalie) has been Executive Director of the company. She was appointed the Executive Director of the Company on 26 August 2015. Ms Cheng graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 2004. Ms Cheng joined Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd in 2005 as an Assistant Buyer in the Cosmetics and Fragrances Department followed by the Gents and Sports Departments, and currently, she heads the Merchandising Department as Director - Merchandising. Prior to joining Parkson, Ms Cheng who is fluent in Mandarin had worked for Saatchi & Saatchi Beijing in the People’s Republic of China as an intern in the Strategic Planning Department before returning to Malaysia. Apart from overseeing Parkson’s Merchandising Department in Malaysia, Ms Cheng regularly visits the Parkson stores in China, Indonesia and Vietnam to keep abreast of the retail scene in these countries as well as in Malaysia for the improvement of the Parkson stores. Ms Cheng has a direct shareholding of 50,000 ordinary shares in Parkson Retail Asia Limited, a subsidiary of the Company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.

Poh Lan Chan

Kwee Peng Lim

Kim Lai Ooi

Mr. Ooi Kim Lai serves as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad. since 12 May 2014. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr Ooi obtained his Diploma in Accountancy from Tunku Abdul Rahman College and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Mr Ooi started his career in 1991 as an auditor in a public accounting firm and joined the Lion Group in 1993 as Group Accountant. He is presently the Group Chief Accountant and is responsible for the accounting and financial management of certain listed companies in Malaysia and overseas within the Lion Group. He is also actively involved in the corporate exercises of the Lion Group including initial public offerings (IPOs), corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and undertakes investor relations by engaging with fund managers and analysts on various industries covering retail, branding, credit financing, steel, property, mining and services. Mr Ooi is also a Director of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad, a public listed company.

Abdul Rahman bin Mamat

Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman bin Mamat serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since 14 March 2011. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University Malaya, Malaysia and has an Advanced Management Programme qualification from Harvard Business School, Boston, the United States of America. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (“MITI”) as an Assistant Director on 18 April 1975 and served in various capacities in MITI for 35 years before retiring in December 2010 which included: (1) Deputy Trade Commissioner, Malaysian Trade Office, New York, the United States of America; (2) Director of Trade, Malaysian Trade Centre, Taipei, Taiwan; (3) Economic Counsellor/Trade Commissioner and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (ESCAP), Malaysian Trade Office, Bangkok, Thailand; (4) Special Assistant to the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Tan Sri Rafidah binti Abdul Aziz; (5) Chairman of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE); (6) Director of Industries; (7) Senior Director, Policy and Industry, Services Division; (8) Deputy Secretary-General (Industry); and (9) Secretary-General of MITI. During his tenure in MITI, he also served as MITI’s representative on the board of various companies and corporations including Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), MATRADE, Johor Corporation, Regional Economic Development Authority (RECODA), Sarawak and Small and Medium Corporation, Malaysia (SME CORP), Pahang State Economic Development Corporation and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). Tan Sri Abdul Rahman has represented Malaysia in numerous international meetings, negotiations, conferences and symposiums and has also contributed towards formulating,

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

Ms. Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since 23 November 2012. She is also the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Executive Share Option Scheme Committee of the Company. Cik Zainab obtained her Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 1978 and studied at the London School of Accountancy, England for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants qualification from 1979 to 1981. She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Cik Zainab has more than 33 years of experience in the audit and finance fields holding various positions in an audit firm, a commercial bank, an investment and holding company, a petroleum multinational company, a general insurance company and a solid waste management concessionaire. Currently, she manages her own management and consultancy firm, ANZ Consultancy Services.

Teck Chai Yeow

Mr. Yeow Teck Chai serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad. Since 16 August 2006. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Executive Share Option Scheme Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr Yeow holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Malaya. Mr Yeow served the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (“MIDA”) for 32 years and held the post of Deputy Director General prior to his retirement in August 2006. He was responsible for the promotion, coordination and development of the manufacturing and services sectors in MIDA. In 2011, Mr Yeow was appointed a council member of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers. He is also a Director of Globetronics Technology Berhad, a public listed company.