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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Didi Dawis

68 1990 Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Andree Halim

68 2003 Non-Executive Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Tuck Wah Lee

63 1989 Chief Executive Officer - Trading and Distribution of QAF Group - Ben Foods

Paul Pattison

60 Chief Executive Officer of Rivalea (Australia) Pty. Ltd.

Kim Shin Yap

60 Chief Executive Officer of Gardenia Bakery Group

Kong King Tan

63 1996 Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Simplicio Umali

60 1999 General Manager - Gardenia Bakery Operation, Philippines

Weng Piu Lum

51 1999 Group Financial Controller

Kejian Lin

36 2014 Deputy Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Teh Chuen Tarn

54 1998 Head - Treasury, Executive Director

Kheng Beng Cheong

58 2009 Head - Corporate Development, Finance Director - Production Division

Cher Siang Ng

2012 Managing Director of Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd

Rod Williams

57 2009 Corporate Services Director

Woan Ling Lee

Company Secretary

Kok Kiong Choo

44 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Triono Dawis

32 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Gianto Gunara

51 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Hang Huat Tan

58 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Tien Eng Teng

53 2014 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Kian Hwee Goh

60 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kwong Foo Lee

67 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kai Bing Siau

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chung Hian Soh

60 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gim Teik Soh

60 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Didi Dawis

Mr. Didi Dawis is Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of QAF Limited, since 15 March 1988 and has been holding the position as Chairman of the Company since July 1990. As an established entrepreneur, Mr Dawis has various business interests in Indonesia including businesses involved in the trading and distribution of building materials, real estate development (including hotel and resort). He was also the owner and joint-venture partner of a news magazine and a newspaper in Indonesia for some 8 years. Mr Didi Dawis is a member in the councils of several charitable and civic associations in Indonesia, the Permanent Honorary Chairman of Indonesia Chinese Entrepreneur Association, the chairman of the International Association of Fuqing Clansmen and Chairman of Fujian Indonesia Association.

Andree Halim

Mr. Andree Halim is Non-Executive Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of QAF Ltd., since 11 October 2003. Mr Halim graduated with a diploma in Business Studies from the South East London Technical College of United Kingdom. Mr Halim is an established entrepreneur and has investments in a wide range of businesses. He also sits on the board of directors of several private enterprises that he invested in. Mr Andree Halim is the substantial shareholder of the Company, having a total deemed interest of 62.20% in the total issued shares of the Company as at 16 March 2012. He was Director of Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited (formerly known as Peaktop International Holdings Limited), listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Tuck Wah Lee

Mr. Lee Tuck Wah is Chief Executive Officer - Trading and Distribution of QAF Group - Ben Foods of QAF Ltd., since 1989. As the subsidiary of the QAF Group engaging in the trading and distribution of consumer food products, Ben Foods provides marketing and sourcing support to other subsidiaries within the QAF Group. In 1997, Mr Lee was tasked to take charge of the warehousing logistics operation of the QAF Group. Mr Lee has close to 36 years of experience in the marketing of food and beverages to-date. Prior to joining Ben Foods, he had worked with Allied Chocolate Ltd (formerly a listed company in Singapore) and Sime Darby Singapore. Mr Lee has a Bachelor degree in Social Science (Hons) from the University of Singapore.

Paul Pattison

Mr. Paul Pattison is Chief Executive Officer of Rivalea (Australia) Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary Company of QAF Group. He has the responsibility of overseeing the entire integrated meat production business carried out by Rivalea group of companies (“Rivalea Group”) in Australia as well as the dairy farming businesses under Oxdale Dairy Enterprise. Mr Pattison has been with the Rivalea Group for over 38 years. Prior to him assuming the position as chief executive offi cer of Rivalea, he was in various senior management roles including smallgoods production and meat production. He has contributed much in transforming the Rivalea Group from a small producer of livestock into the fully integrated meat producer in Australia and one of the in the world. He graduated with a Diploma of Agricultural Science from Dookie Agricultural College, Australia.

Kim Shin Yap

Mr. Yap Kim Shin is Chief Executive Officer of Gardenia Bakery Group of QAF Ltd. Gardenia Malaysia Group is the bread producer in Malaysia. Mr. Yap has been with the Gardenia Malaysia Group since 1987, contributing signifi cantly in building the “Gardenia” brand and the bakery business in Malaysia. Gardenia has been recognized as one of the Superbrands in Malaysia since 2002 and was presented the Gold Medal in The Putra Brand Awards for 3 consecutive years from 2010. Mr Yap is a Monash Science graduate and has completed a post graduate programme in Marketing Management in London. Prior to joining Gardenia Malaysia, Mr Yap had worked with IAC (M) Sdn Bhd and Cold Storage Malaysia Bhd.

Kong King Tan

Mr. Tan Kong King is Group Managing Director, Executive Director of QAF Ltd. Mr Tan was first appointed as a nonexecutive Director of the Company on 15 June 1995 and assumed the position as the Group Managing Director of the QAF Group in January 1996. Since 1996, Mr Tan has streamlined and refocused the QAF Group in the food industry, expanding the Group’s existing bakery segment in markets where there are long term demand and prospects, disposing off the various insignifi cant non-food related operations and the QAF Group to focus on various food related sectors, which set the ground for the Group’s further growth and expansion. In the early part of his career, Mr Tan had worked for a number of years with an international accounting firm. Subsequent to which he joined and assumed the managing directorship for the KMP Private Ltd group of companies (a Southeast Asia conglomerate) from 1981 to 2004. Mr Tan has over 31 years of experience in managing group operations and over 16 years of experience in listed group to-date. Mr Tan holds a B.Sc. Economics degree from the London School of Economics, University of London.

Simplicio Umali

Mr. Simplicio P. Umali, Jr., is General Manager - Gardenia Bakery Operation, Philippines of QAF Ltd., since August 1999. Prior to him taking charge of the Gardenia Bakery operations in the Philippines, he was the chief executive offi cer of Dutch Boy (Philippines) Inc., a paint manufacturer, and the country manager of Hoechst Marion Roussel (Philippines), a pharmaceutical company. Mr Umali has \ experience in marketing, having taken charge of the marketing function in his previous employment for over 10 years. He is a graduate of Business Administration (majored both in Finance and Marketing) and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. In 2011, he was awarded the prestigious Agora Award for Achievement in Marketing Management from the Philippines Marketing Association and the Alumnus Award of the University of the Philippines College of Business Administration.

Weng Piu Lum

Mr. Lum Weng Piu is Group Financial Controller of QAF Group. He has been with the QAF Group since 1997 and was made the group fi nancial controller in October 1999. Mr Lum has 26 years of experience in the area of accounting and finance. Prior to joining QAF, he was the regional controller for a multi-national and a Singaporelisted group. Mr Lum is a certifi ed public accountant of the Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants of Singapore as well as a chartered fi nancial analyst of the CFA Institute. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the United Kingdom.

Kejian Lin

Mr. Lin Kejian has been re-designated as Deputy Group Managing Director, Executive Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 15 September 2014. Mr Lin Kejian was initially appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 1 December 2007. On 10 October 2010, he was re-designated as an executive Director of the Company holding the post of Operations director. Prior to him joining the Company, Mr Lin was the business manager of Culindo Livestock (1994), a family-owned private enterprise, whose principal activity is that of importer and supplier of live pigs to Singapore. Mr Lin had previously been a director of several private enterprises which he and/or his family has an interest.

Teh Chuen Tarn

Ms. Tarn Teh Chuen is Head - Treasury, Executive Director of QFA Ltd. Ms Tarn was appointed as a Director on 15 June 1995. Ms Tarn has been an executive Director and the Head of Treasury for the QAF Group since 1998 taking charge of the planning and management of group financing matters. Prior to this appointment, Ms Tarn was an accountant in the KMP Private Ltd group of companies and she assumed the post as the conglomerate’s group financial controller from 1990 to 2004. She has over 21 years of experience in treasury matters and group financing to-date. Ms Tarn graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the National University of Singapore.

Kheng Beng Cheong

Mr. Cheong Kheng Beng is Head - Corporate Development, Finance Director - Production Division of QAF Ltd. Mr Cheong was appointed as the Head of Corporate Development for the QAF Group in January 2002, taking charge of matters in relation to mergers, acquisitions and business development of the Group. Mr Cheong has also been tasked in December 2009 to take on the role as the finance director overseeing the primary production division of the Group (namely, Hamsdale International Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries in Australia). Prior to him joining the QAF Group, he was the senior vice president of Business Development with the KMP Private Ltd group of companies for 7 years. He had also worked as a treasury manager in a Singapore listed construction and engineering company, a corporate manager of United Industrial Corporation Limited as well as an assistant manager for Loans & Syndications in a merchant bank in Singapore before joining KMP Private Ltd. Mr Cheong graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, Canada and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Cher Siang Ng

Mr. Ng Cher Siang was appointed as the Managing Director of Gardenia Foods (S) Pte Ltd on 1 May 2012. Dr Ng has worked as a Senior Manager in the Gardenia operations for over 14 years. During this time, he covered various areas including leading the R&D Department, identifying and developing new production lines to expand the range of products, and overseeing all aspects of production activities. Prior to joining the QAF Group, he spent over 13 years with the Primary Production Department, now called the AVA (Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore). During this period, he was seconded to serve at an inter government agency that was tasked with developing seafood processing technologies, and transferring these know-how to commercial enterprises from the various participating countries. Dr Ng holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in biological sciences and a doctorate degree from the Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore.

Rod Williams

Mr. Rod Williams is Corporate Services Director of Rivalea Group, of QAF Ltd., since January 2000. He has held the position of General Manager (Finance & Administration) of Rivalea since January 2000. Mr Williams has more than 37 years experience in the areas of finance, production, sales, operations and general management in Australia and overseas. Prior to his post in Rivalea, he worked for about 6 years as the chief executive officer of a Singapore joint venture company, KMP Bunge, a fully integrated livestock business with production facilities in Indonesia, exporting livestock to Singapore. He holds a Certificate in Business Studies Accounting from the Wangaratta College of Technical and Further Education.

Woan Ling Lee

Kok Kiong Choo

Mr. Choo Kok Kiong CPA, has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 17 July 2014. He holds MBA degree at University of Wales (UK), 2000, CIMA qualification, ACCA qualification.

Triono Dawis

Mr. Triono Juliarso Dawis has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of QAF Ltd., effective December 31, 2012. Mr. Dawis graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, California. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dawis was involved as a business development director in the various business enterprises in Indonesia, ranging from business in food industry, real estate development, trading to video rental franchising.

Gianto Gunara

Mr. Gianto Gunara has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 17 July 2014. He holds Bachelor in Business Administration at Simon Fraser University in 1983.

Hang Huat Tan

Mr. Tan Hang Huat has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 17 July 2014. He holds MBA degree from University of Newcastle 1990 and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Newcastle 1987.

Tien Eng Teng

Mr. Teng Tien Eng has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 17 July 2014. He holds Bachelor of Accountancy degree at National University of Singapore in 1985.

Kian Hwee Goh

Mr. Goh Kian Hwee is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is Associate, Partner of Lee & Lee; Senior Partner of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP.

Kwong Foo Lee

Mr. Lee Kwong Foo, Edward is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company.

Kai Bing Siau

Mr. Siau Kai Bing is Non-Executive Independent Director of QAF Ltd. 1 December 2013. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting and audit and has held various senior appointments in the fi nance industry including his previous position as the Chief Financial Offi cer of a SGXListed company from 1999 to 2006. Mr Siau is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and is currently the Chief Financial Of f icer of a major architecture services company in Singapore.Mr Siau graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore in 1978.

Chung Hian Soh

Mr. Soh Chung Hian has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of QAF Ltd., with effect from 15 February 2014. Mr. Soh has been serving as a director in Lum Chang Holdings Ltd and Eu Yang Sang Holdings Ltd since January 2013.

Gim Teik Soh

Mr. Soh Gim Teik is Independent Non-Executive Director of QAF Ltd., since 11 May 2009. Mr Soh graduated in 1978 with a degree in Bachelor of Accountancy. He had practised as a public accountant and also had many years of working experience with a listed entity as a fi nance director/chief fi nancial offi cer. Mr Soh is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (“ICPAS”) and was previously the Chairman of the CFO Committee of ICPAS. He is currently a Board and Governing Council member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and had also served as a committee member of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee of the International Federation of Accountants. Mr Soh is also an independent director in four other companies (as named below) listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is director of Advanced Holdings Ltd BBR Holdings (S) Ltd Craft Print International Limited UMS Holdings Limited. He was director of Heng Long International Ltd (a company delisted from Singapore Stock Exchange on 20 December 2011).
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