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Sime Darby Bhd (SIME.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Abdul Ghani Othman

69 2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mohd Bakke Salleh

62 2010 Group Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director

Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah

64 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Poh Keow Tong

63 2008 Group Chief Financial Officer

Zulkifli Zainal Abidin

54 2011 Group Chief Human Resource Officer

Suit Mae Choo

55 2010 Group General Counsel

Scott Cameron

58 2007 Managing Director - Industrial Division

Franki Dass

59 2010 Managing Director - Plantation Division

Jauhari Hamidi

57 2015 Managing Director - Property Division

Cheow Hock Lee

62 2008 Managing Director - Motors Division

Chi Tim Lee

50 2016 Managing Director - Logistics Division

John Arkosi

59 2016 Group Head - Compliance & Corporate Assurance

Leela Barrock

48 2009 Group Head - Communications

Glenn Daly

53 2011 Group Head - Risk Management

Jeffri Salim Davidson

Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer

Philip Kunjappy

58 2010 Group Chief Trading & Procurement Officer

Simon Lord

58 2015 Group Chief Sustainability Officer

Hari Nair

44 2015 Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Norzilah Megawati Abdul Rahman

56 2007 Group Company Secretary

Mazlina Mohd Zain

2016 Joint Secretary

Mohd Daud Bakar

52 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Yusof bin Basiran

68 2010 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Samsudin bin Osman

69 2013 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Zainal Abidin Jamal

62 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Muhammad Lutfi

48 2015 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Zaiton binti Mohd Hassan

60 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Rohana binti Tan Sri Mahmood

62 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Haw Kuang Lim

62 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Selamah Wan Sulaiman

62 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chee Fong Poh

2014 Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Abdul Ghani Othman

Tan Sri Dato' Abdul Ghani Othman is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Sime Darby Berhad since July 1, 2013. He began his career with the Faculty of Economics, University of Malaya and has held various positions in the Malaysian Government including Deputy Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Post, Deputy Minister of Finance, Minister of Youth and Sports and Chief Minister of Johor. Former Chairman of Johor Corporation. Current member of the Board of Trustees of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation and an Advisor of City University College of Science & Technology.

Mohd Bakke Salleh

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh is Group Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director at Sime Darby Berhad since November 27, 2010. He has a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London), United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is a Former Group President & Chief Executive Officer of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad, Group Managing Director of Felda Holdings Berhad and Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lembaga Tabung Haji. Former Director, Property Division of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad and has held various senior positions within the Permodalan Nasional Berhad Group including the Managing Director of Federal Power Sdn Bhd, Managing Director of Syarikat Perumahan Pegawai Kerajaan Sdn Bhd and Group General Manager of Island & Peninsular Group. Presently, Director of Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology, an organisation under the Prime Minister’s Department and Council Member for the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority and Global Science & Innovation Advisory Council. Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Dr. Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah has been Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board since July 31, 2015. He has held various senior positions in Government, notably, the Secretary General of Treasury in the Ministry of Finance. Former Alternate Executive Director of World Bank Group, representing the South East Asia Group and former Executive Director of the Islamic Development Bank and Islamic Trade Finance Corporation. Presently a Director of the Sabah Economic Development and Investment Authority (SEDIA).

Poh Keow Tong

Datuk Tong Poh Keow is Group Chief Financial Officer of Sime Darby Berhad since June 24, 2008. She was Chief Financial Officer of the Plantation Division of Sime Darby Berhad prior to her present appointment in June 2008. She was Head of Group Finance and Administration and Chief Finance Officer of Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad (KGB). She joined KGB Group in 1983 as an Accountant and Assistant Company Secretary of Highlands & Lowlands Berhad before becoming General Manager, Accounting and Financial Reporting and then Group General Manager, Finance (Group Accounting and Financial Reporting). She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the United Kingdom.

Zulkifli Zainal Abidin

Mr. Zulkifli Zainal Abidin is Group Chief Human Resource Officer of Sime Darby Berhad since July 1, 2011. He began his career with Sime Darby Berhad in 1989 as Head of Human Resource, Malaysia Region until 1997. In 1999, he joined Negara Properties (M) Berhad as Senior Manager, Human Resource & Administration. He joined Golden Hope Plantations Berhad (Property Division) as Acting Deputy General Manager Human Resource in 2002 and was confirmed as Deputy General Manager Human Resource in 2003. A year later, he was transferred to Golden Hope Plantations (Head Office) as Deputy General Manager, Human Resources and was promoted to General Manager the same year. He was appointed as Head of Human Resource, Plantation & Agri-business Division after the merger of Golden Hope Plantations Berhad, Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad and the Company in November 2007. He was subsequently promoted as Group Head, Group Human Resources in October 2009 prior to his present appointment. He holds a Masters in International Affairs as well as a Bachelor in Business Administration from Ohio University, United States. He has also attended the Harvard Senior Management Development Program.

Suit Mae Choo

Ms. Choo Suit Mae is Group General Counsel of Sime Darby Berhad since August 20, 2010. She holds LLB from University of East Anglia and LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from King's College, University of London. She has over 25 years of experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer. She began her career in private practice in Malaysia and has also worked as a lawyer in Hong Kong with Reed Smith Richards Butler, Denton Wilde Sapte and Victor Chu & Co. She is one of the founding partners of Zul Rafique & Partners and a partner in Skrine, one of the largest law firms in Malaysia. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar, the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Solicitors Roll of England & Wales. Her practice focus included mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, structured finance/ asset securitisations, cross-border joint ventures, corporate finance and corporate/debt restructuring.

Scott Cameron

Mr. Scott William Cameron is Managing Director - Industrial Division of Sime Darby Berhad since October 1, 2007. He started his career at Pricewaterhouse in Brisbane, Sydney and New York, before joining Hastings Deering as the Finance Director in June 1992. He was the Managing Director of Hastings Deering Group of Caterpillar Dealership which covers Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. He holds a degree in Commerce from University of Queensland in 1978 and is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has attended the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in Boston.

Franki Dass

Datuk Franki Anthony Dass is Managing Director - Plantation Division of Sime Darby Berhad since December 1, 2010. He started his career in Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad in 1980 as Assistant Manager and has over 20 years of plantation experience. After various postings across Malaysia, he assumed post of General Manager of PT Minamas in Indonesia in 2002. He subsequently became Chief Operating Officer of PT Minamas in 2004, before becoming its Chief Executive Officer in 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now Universiti Putra Malaysia) and has completed various management and Master of Business Administration programs with the Malaysian Institute of Management and the Asian Institute of Management.

Jauhari Hamidi

Dato' Ir. Jauhari Hamidi is Managing Director - Property Division of Sime Darby Berhad since April 1, 2015. He was Director of Special Projects and the Executive Vice President for Utilities Division and Managing Director of Sime UEP Properties Bhd. He has served in various capacities since joining the Group 27 years ago. He is a registered professional engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and Member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia. He has undergone the Directors-Training Program and Harvard Business School Senior Management Development Program. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering from University College Cardiff (Cardiff University), the United Kingdom.

Cheow Hock Lee

Dato' Lee (Lawrence) Cheow Hock is Managing Director - Motors Division of Sime Darby Berhad since January 1, 2008. He joined the KSDB Group in April 1981. He was the Divisional Director of KDSB’s Motors Division before he assumed his present position. He was the Managing Director of subsidiaries within the Hyundai Group of KDSB’s Motor Division and has managed the Motor Division in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong and Macau. He is an Accountant by profession and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Chi Tim Lee

Mr. Lee (Timothy) Chi Tim is Managing Director - Logistics Division of Sime Darby Berhad since December 15, 2011. He manages the Ports & Logistics and Water Management business units located in Weifang and Jining within the Shandong province in China. Mr. Lee has over 19 years of operational experience in the ports and container terminal management industry in Hong Kong, one of the world’s busiest ports. Prior to joining Sime Darby, he held the position of Operations Manager – Hong Kong Business Unit for Modern Terminals Limited, the second port operator in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee was formerly the Chairman of the Sea Cargo Customer Liaison Group in 2010, a committee organised by the Hong Kong Customs & Excise Department to gather industry to improve port competitiveness. Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.

John Arkosi

Mr. John Edward Arkosi, OBE, is Group Head - Compliance & Corporate Assurance of Sime Darby Berhad since July 1, 2012. Mr. Arkosi was appointed Group Head of Compliance on February 1, 2011. Prior to his present appointments to Group Head Office, Mr. Arkosi was Vice President GCA for Motors and Industrial Divisions and in the 12 months leading up to the merger of Kumpulan Sime Darby Berhad, Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad and Golden Hope Plantations Berhad in 2007, he also assumed the role of Head, GCA Sime Darby Plantations. Prior to his Malaysia-based appointments, Mr. Arkosi was Regional Audit Manager for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific operations for Sime Darby Berhad based in Brisbane, Australia. Mr. Arkosi spent over 12 years in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in audit and advisory, following which, he held several other senior employment and consultancy roles. Whilst in PNG, Mr. Arkosi was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by His Majesty the Queen for Services to business and the community in the 1997 Queens Birthday Honors. Mr. Arkosi holds an accounting degree from Curtin University, Australia. He is Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) since 1985 and Member of CPA Australia and the Institute of Internal Auditors, Australia and Malaysia.

Leela Barrock

Ms. Leela Barrock is Group Head - Communications at Sime Darby Berhad since January 21, 2009. She is Former Associate Editor of The Edge Business Weekly covering capital markets and the corporate sector. She is Former Group Head of Corporate Responsibility in Sime Darby Berhad. She was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (1992). She heads the functions of Group Communications, Corporate Affairs and Group Investor Relations as well as the Secretariat for the High Carbon Stock Study of the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto.

Glenn Daly

Mr. Glenn Charles Daly, CPA, is Group Head - Risk Management of Sime Darby Berhad since March 1, 2011. He has over 25 years of work experience in the Asia Pacific region whereby he spent several years working in the professional services industry specializing in risk management and internal audit. He was Director at Deloitte, Brisbane in Australia, Partner with Ernst & Young in Singapore, Principal with Ernst & Young in Sydney, Australia prior to his present appointment. Mr. Daly provided services to a range of clients in the mining, manufacturing, engineering, oil & gas, logistics, property, telecommunications, agribusiness and public sector. Mr. Daly has financial management experience having worked previously for the Departments of Defence and Finance, as Financial Controller of an engineering facility at Australian Defence Industries (ADI) and as Manager of Internal Audit in ADI’s corporate headquarters. Mr. Daly holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from the Monash University in Melbourne and is Member of CPA Australia.

Jeffri Salim Davidson

Philip Kunjappy

Mr. Philip Kunjappy is Group Chief Trading & Procurement Officer of Sime Darby Berhad since October 1, 2010. He is responsible for managing the legal and secretarial functions, as well as the commodity trading and marketing activities, and the non-core business operations of the Group. He started his career with Attlee, Edge & Lambert in Birmingham, the United Kingdom and subsequently joined Price Waterhouse, Kuala Lumpur in 1983. He also served as Finance Manager in Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd, Finance Director in Island & Peninsular Bhd and Senior Executive Director, Oils & Fats Subsidiaries in Felda Holdings Bhd prior to joining the Company on October 1, 2010. He is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Taxation.

Simon Lord

Dr. Simon Lord is Group Chief Sustainability Officer of Sime Darby Berhad since April 1, 2015. He has held various senior leadership positions in new Britain Palm Oil Limited (NPBOL) Group including the Group Director of Sustainability, Executive Director for new Britain Plantation Services (Singapore), Director of NPBOL Foundations, Had of Research and Head of Technical Services. He has over 30 years of management experience in the agricultural and oil palm sector. He is Former member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Natural Capital and Biodiversity. Currently he is a Director of Global Sustainability Associates and Trustee of Orang-utan Land Trust.

Hari Nair

Mr. Hari Nair is Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Sime Darby Berhad since August 6, 2015. He has held various senior leadership positions including the Global Managing Director for Kimberly Clark’s Global Innovation Center and Partner as well as Vice President of Emerging Markets for Innosight llC. He spent 14 years with Procter & Gamble, where he held various leadership roles in Research & Development both in the United States of America and China. He is current Chairman Emeritus of the Edison Awards and serves on several non-profit Boards.

Norzilah Megawati Abdul Rahman

Puan Norzilah Megawati Abdul Rahman is Group Company Secretary of Sime Darby Berhad since September 29, 2007. She has held various senior positions in Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad including Manager, Group Chief Executive’s Office, Controller, Corporate Business Development and Monitoring, Director of Corporate Business Development and Human Resource and Head, Group Legal & Compliance. Has working experience in many areas, among others, investment analysis, money market trading, corporate secretarial and legal as well as a Manager in the Group Chief Executive’s Office in Permodalan Nasional Berhad.

Mazlina Mohd Zain

Mohd Daud Bakar

Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar, Ph.D. is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Sime Darby Berhad since June 1, 2016. He is founder and Chairman of Amanie Group, Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Councils of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Securities Commission and the Labuan Financial Services Authority. Chairman of the Shari’ah Committee of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation. Currently a Shariah Board member of numerous international financial institutions and banks.

Yusof bin Basiran

Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Yusof bin Basiran is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Sime Darby Berhad since November 16, 2010. He is the Former Director-General of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia. Past President of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Current Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council and Director of Bank Negara Malaysia. Senior Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia and Fellow of the Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association and the Incorporated Society of Planters.

Samsudin bin Osman

Tan Sri Samsudin bin Osman is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad. He held various senior positions in the Malaysian Government including Secretary General, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, and Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia. Former President of Perbadanan Putrajaya. Current Chairman of the Employees Provident Fund Board, Universiti Utara Malaysia and National Unity Consultative Council.

Zainal Abidin Jamal

Mr. Zainal Abidin Jamal is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad since March 1, 2016. He holds LLB from University of Singapore. He is a practising corporate and commercial lawyer. He is the founder of Zainal Abidin & Co in 1987 where he is the Senior Partner. Mr. Zainal had practised in Singapore and was enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1980. He Enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and the High Court of Malaya. Served as a First Class Magistrate in Brunei Darussalam and Company Secretary of Harrisons Malaysian Plantations Berhad. Founder and Senior Partner of Zainal Abidin & Co.

Muhammad Lutfi

Mr. Muhammad Lutfi is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director at Sime Darby Berhad since November 24, 2015. He is Former National Chairman of the Indonesia Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI) and Chairman of the Indonesia Coordinating Board of Investment. Former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan and the Federated States of Micronesia and Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia. Current President Commissioner of PT Medco Energi International Tbk.

Zaiton binti Mohd Hassan

Datuk Zaiton binti Mohd Hassan is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad since November 23, 2015. She has working experience in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank Pembangunan (M) Bhd and Bapema Corporation Sdn Bhd. Has served 12 years with Maybank in various senior positions including that of General Manager, Group Strategic Planning. Former President/ Executive Director of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad. Current Chairman of the Private Pension Administrator Malaysia, Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre (MyPAC). Fellow and Council Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee.

Rohana binti Tan Sri Mahmood

Dato' Rohana binti Tan Sri Mahmood is Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad since June 24, 2014. She is a Former Assistant Secretary of the Planning Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia. Presently, Chairman and Founder of RM Capital Partners & Associates Sdn Bhd and Chairman of the Advisory Council and Founding Member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club. Member of the APEC Business Advisory Council, Global Council of the Asia Society, New York, Advisory Board of Chubb Limited, New York and the Malaysian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific as well as a Board Member of the Pacific Basin Economic Council Limited, Hong Kong. Distinguished Fellow and Board member of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia.

Haw Kuang Lim

Dato' Sri Lim Haw Kuang is Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad since August 26, 2010. He has served 34 years with Shell in various senior positions including Executive Chairman of Shell Companies in China, Chairman of Shell Companies in Malaysia and Managing Director of Shell Malaysia Exploration & Production. Former President of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Malaysia and Director of BG Group Plc as well as ENN Energy Holdings Limited. Currently, Director of Bank Negara Malaysia and ENN Group Co Limited as well as International Council Member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development.

Selamah Wan Sulaiman

Datuk Selamah Wan Sulaiman is Non-Executive Independent Director at Sime Darby Berhad since January 15, 2016. She has served the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Defence. Has held various senior positions in the Accountant- General’s Department, Ministry of Finance, including Director of the Information Technology Services Division and Director of the Central Operations and Agency Services Division. Former Accountant- General of Malaysia.

Chee Fong Poh