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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

Sui Hiong Chong

49 2014 Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Parkson Retail Group Limited

Chee Sung Tiang

57 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Retail Operations, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia

Wan Chung Poh

44 2015 Senior General Manager - Parkson Credit

Hui Yen Cheng

33 2015 Executive Director

Cheng Hock Gui

58 2013 Chief Operating Officer - Retail Operations, Indonesia

Boon Eng Law

59 2015 Chief Operating Officer - Retail Operations, Malaysia

Poh Lan Chan

Joint Company Secretary

Kwee Peng Lim

2006 Joint Company Secretary

Kim Lai Ooi

49 2014 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdul Rahman bin Mamat

63 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

59 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Teck Chai Yeow

66 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Heng Jem Cheng

Tan Sri Heng Jem (William) Cheng has been 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, branding, food and beverage, credit financing, property development, mining, steel, tyre, motor, agriculture and computer industries. 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 and is now a Life Honorary President of ACCCIM and KLSCCCI. He is also a Trustee of ACCCIM’s Socio-Economic Research Trust, and the President of Malaysia Retailers Association and Malaysia Steel Association. Tan Sri William Cheng’s other directorships in public companies are as follows: Chairman of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad and Lion Forest Industries Berhad, both public listed companies; Chairman and Managing Director of Lion Corporation Berhad; Chairman of ACB Resources Berhad; Founding Trustee of The Community Chest, a company limited by guarantee established by the private sector for charity purposes.

Sui Hiong Chong

Mr. Chong Sui Hiong has been Chief Executive Officer of the Parkson Retail Group Limited (“PRGL”) which undertakes Parkson Holdings Berhad's retail business in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) since 16 May 2014 and was subsequently appointed an Executive Director of PRGL on 13 November 2014. Mr Chong graduated with a Diploma in Civil Engineering from University of Technology Malaysia in 1989 and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Southern California in 1992 followed by a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2003. Mr Chong first joined the PRGL Group in 1994 as a manager in the Project Department. He has extensive experience in retail operation and has more than 20 years of experience in the PRC retail industry.

Chee Sung Tiang

Mr. Tiang Chee Sung has been Chief Executive Officer - Retail Operations, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia of Parkson Holdings Berhad since 2015. He was appointed the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s retail operations in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia on 13 November 2014. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Winsor, Canada in 1983. Mr Tiang first joined the Group’s Malaysia operations in 1987 and has held various senior positions including as Operations Manager and Assistant General Manager (Operations). He was seconded to Odel PLC to head the Group’s retail operations in Sri Lanka in 2013 and was also appointed a non-executive director of Odel PLC until 2014. Mr Tiang has 33 years of experience in the retail industry. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Tiang worked for the Emporium group of companies which operated supermarkets and department stores in Malaysia.

Wan Chung Poh

Mr. Poh Wan Chung (Danny) has been Senior General Manager - Parkson Credit at Parkson Holdings Berhad since 2015. He was appointed the General Manager of the credit financing business under the name of Parkson Credit on 2 January 2014. He is in charge of and is responsible for the operations of Parkson Credit Sdn Bhd (“Parkson Credit”) which provides motorcycle and consumer financing. He is also a Director of Parkson Credit and Parkson Credit Holdings Sdn Bhd, the holding company of Parkson Credit which is an investment holding company. Mr Danny Poh graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand in 1995. Mr Danny Poh has more than 20 years of working experience in financial institutions in the areas of hire purchase, credit card, consumer credit and loans. Prior to joining the Lion Group, he was the Head of New Business and Insurance Agency and General Manager of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad (“AEON Credit”) and served as its Head of Marketing and Business Development Division responsible for the marketing, sales and business development function of AEON Credit.

Hui Yen Cheng

Ms. Cheng Hui Yen (Natalie) has been Executive Director of Parkson Holdings Berhad since August 26, 2015. She 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.

Cheng Hock Gui

Mr. Gui Cheng Hock has been Chief Operating Officer - Retail Operations, Indonesia at Parkson Holdings Berhad since October 15, 2013. He graduated with a Diploma in Commerce from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia in 1982 followed by an Executive Diploma in Management Studies from Curtin University of Technology, Australia in 1992. Mr Gui first joined the Group’s Malaysia operations in 1987 and has held several positions, including as Operations Manager, General Manager (Operations) and Senior General Manager (Retail Properties). He has more than 30 years of experience in the retail industry. Prior to joining the Group, he worked for Emporium Supermarket Holdings Bhd.

Boon Eng Law

Mr. Law Boon Eng has been Chief Operating Officer - Retail Operations, Malaysia at Parkson Holdings Berhad since 2015. He was appointed the Acting Chief Operating Officer of the Group’s retail operations in Malaysia on 1 October 2014. He graduated with a Diploma in Management from Curtin University, Australia in 1992 and was a member of the Chartered Management Institute, United Kingdom. Mr Law first joined the Group’s Malaysia operations in 1988 as a Divisional Merchandising Manager and was appointed the General Manager of Merchandising and Marketing Department in 1996. Mr Law left the Group in 2001 and re-joined the Group as Acting Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Mr Law has more than 30 years of experience in the retail industry. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Law held various senior positions in other major retail groups in Malaysia, including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Ngiu Kee Corporation Bhd from 2001 to 2003 and Executive Director of Asia Brands Corporation Berhad from 2003 to 2007.

Poh Lan Chan

Kwee Peng Lim

Kim Lai Ooi

Mr. Ooi Kim Lai has been 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. He graduated with a 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. Mr Ooi was the Group Chief Accountant before his appointment as Group Director of the Lion Group in January 2016 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, food and beverage, credit financing, property development, mining, steel 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 has been 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. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University Malaya, Malaysia in 1975 and has an Advanced Management Programme qualification from Harvard Business School, Boston, the United States of America in 2004. 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 as 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. He was an honorary member of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations, a Malaysian Leader for the High Level Task Force on ASEAN Economic Integration and is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the International Council for SME & Entrepreneurship-Malaysia. He currently serves on the board of several private limited companies involved in manufacturing, retail and services sectors covering global logistics, petrochemical, healthcare and oil, gas and energy. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman’s other directorships in public companies are as follows: Chairman of Hiap Teck Venture Berhad, Dagang NeXchange Berhad and Bioalpha Holdings Berhad, all public listed companies; Chairman of Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad; Trustee of Enactus Malaysia Foundation.

Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed

Cik Zainab binti Dato' Hj. Mohamed has been 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 graduated with a 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 has been 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. He graduated with 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. He is also a Director of Globetronics Technology Berhad, a public listed company.