People: Parkson Holdings Bhd (PRKN.KL)

PRKN.KL on Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

2.42MYR
18 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Heng Jem Cheng

71 2006 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

Poh Lan Chan

Secretary

Kwee Peng Lim

2006 Secretary

Kim Lai Ooi

47 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdul Rahman bin Mamat

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

57 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Teck Chai Yeow

64 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Heng Jem Cheng

Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Heng (William) Jem 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.

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 May 12, 2014. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr Ooi 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 overall accounting and financial management of certain listed companies in Malaysia and overseas within the Group. He is actively involved in the corporate exercises of the 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, steel, property, mining and services.

Abdul Rahman bin Mamat

Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman bin Mamat serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since March 14, 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 (Honors) from University Malaya, Malaysia and has an Advanced Management Program qualification from Harvard Business School, Harvard University, 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: Deputy Trade Commissioner, Malaysian Trade Office, New York, USA; Director of Trade, Malaysian Trade Centre, Taipei, Taiwan; Economic Counselor/Trade Commissioner and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (ESCAP), Malaysian Trade Office, Bangkok, Thailand; Special Assistant to the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Tan Sri Rafidah binti Abdul Aziz; Chairman of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE); Director of Industries; Senior Director, Policy and Industry, Services Division; Deputy Secretary-General (Industry); and 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 Investment Development Authority (MIDA), MATRADE, Johor Corporation, Regional Economic Development Authority (RECODA), Sarawak and Small and Medium Corporation, Malaysia (SME CORP), Pahang Economic Development Corporation and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC). He is also a Director of Hiap Teck Venture Berhad and Dagang NeXchange Berhad, both public listed companies and a Trustee of Enactus Malaysia Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at grooming university students into future leaders.

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

Ms. Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since November 23, 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. Ms 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. Ms Zainab has more than 30 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 August 16, 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 (Honors) from the University of Malaya. Mr Yeow served the Malaysian Investment 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.
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