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Wilmar International Ltd (WLIL.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Khoon Hong Kuok

67 2006 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Martua Sitorus

56 2013 Executive Deputy Chairman

YanKui Mu

2015 Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer - China

Kiam Kong Ho

56 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Seck Guan Pua

52 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

La-Mei Teo

2009 Group Legal Counsel, Company Secretary

Yu Xin Niu

2013 General Manager, China

Miow Ching Sng

Group Financial Controller

Jean-Luc Bahbot

2013 Group Head of Sugar

Hang Chwee Beh

2013 Group Head of Shipping

Nam-Hai Chua

70 Chief Scientific Advisor

Ing Sing Goh

2008 Group Head - Plantations Division

Jeremy Goon

2014 Chief Sustainability Officer

Rahul Kale

Group Head - Oleochemicals & Biofuels

Kim Guan Lim

41 2016 Group Head - Edible Oils

Matthew Morgenroth

Group Technical Head

Hendri Saksti

49 2013 Country Head, Indonesia

Soo Chay Tan

2013 Group Head of Internal Audit

Chek Toong Yee

2013 Country Head, Malaysia

Teng Yang Yeo

74 2006 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Khoon Chen Kuok

61 2010 Non-Executive Director

Khoon Ean Kuok

60 2007 Non-Executive Director

Juan Luciano

54 2012 Non-Executive Director

Yong-Boon Yeo

61 2014 Non-Executive Director

Thiam Hock Kwah

69 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kishore Mahbubani

67 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kah Chye Tay

69 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Li Chuen Lim

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Khoon Hong Kuok

Mr. Kuok Khoon Hong is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Wilmar International Ltd., since March 24, 2006. He is overall in charge of the management of the Group with a particular focus on new business developments. He has extensive experience in the industry and has been involved in the grains, edible oils and oilseeds businesses since 1973. Mr. Kuok has completed many projects involving the establishment of oil palm plantations in Asia and Africa, as well as the processing of grains, edible oils and oilseeds. Mr. Kuok graduated from the then University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Martua Sitorus

Mr. Martua Sitorus is Executive Deputy Chairman of Wilmar International Ltd., since April 25, 2013. Mr Sitorus has been instrumental in the development of the Group’s business operations in Indonesia. He is in charge of the Group’s operations in Indonesia and plantation operations. He holds a degree in economics from HKBP Nomensen University in Medan, Indonesia.

YanKui Mu

Kiam Kong Ho

Mr. Ho Kiam Kong is Chief Financial Officer of the Company, since November 1, 2011. He is responsible for Wilmar International Limited Group's finance, treasury and risk management functions as well as investor relations and corporate communications. From November 1, 1999 to June 30, 2001, he serves as Regional Head of Corporate Finance of Philips Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, from July 1, 2001 to May 30, 2003 as Head of Treasury and Finance in LG. Philips Displays International Ltd. He also served from January 2009 to June 2011 as Board member of TCL Corporation, a company listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange, from May 2008 to May 2010, as Chairman of the Board, European Chamber of Commerce of China, Shanghai.

Seck Guan Pua

Mr. Pua Seck Guan is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective January 1, 2016. He oversees and manages the business divisions of the Group and assists CEO Mr Kuok Khoon Hong in the development of new businesses. Concurrently, he is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited, an integrated real estate owner, developer and manager listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Mr Pua has over 25 years of real estate experience in property investment, development and management across various asset classes, as well as in the creation and management of both private and listed real estate funds. Widely regarded as a Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) pioneer in Singapore, Mr Pua was instrumental in establishing REITs listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange such as CapitaMall Trust and CapitaRetail China Trust. Earlier, Mr Pua held concurrent positions as the Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Retail Limited, CapitaMall Trust Management Pte. Ltd., and CapitaLand Financial Limited. He holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Building (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

La-Mei Teo

Yu Xin Niu

Miow Ching Sng

Jean-Luc Bahbot

Hang Chwee Beh

Nam-Hai Chua

Prof. Chua Nam-Hai W., Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Advisor of Wilmar International Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and in Botany from University of Singapore, and a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University.

Ing Sing Goh

Jeremy Goon

Rahul Kale

Kim Guan Lim

Matthew Morgenroth

Hendri Saksti

Soo Chay Tan

Chek Toong Yee

Teng Yang Yeo

Mr. Yeo Teng Yang is Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since July 14, 2006. He has a varied international career spanning senior positions in the Ministry of Finance and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Ambassador to the European Community in Brussels as well as Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank, Manila and Advisor at the International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C. besides his extensive banking experience. From 1995 to 2000, he was the Senior Executive Vice President of United Overseas Bank Ltd, Singapore, with management responsibilities in treasury, international banking business, fund management, stockbroking and risk management. He also served as a Board Member of Korea First Bank, South Korea, from 2000 to 2005. Mr Yeo holds a Bachelor of Social Science Honours degree from the then University of Singapore and a Masters degree in Economics from Yale University, USA. He was appointed on 14 July 2006 and was last re-appointed on 24 April 2015 to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting of the Company.

Khoon Chen Kuok

Mr. Kuok Khoon Chen is Non-Executive Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since February 8, 2010. He has been a senior executive of the Kuok Group since 1978. He is currently Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Kerry Group Limited and the Chairman of Kerry Holdings Limited. He is also the Chairman of Kuok Brothers Sdn Berhad and a director of a number of Kuok Group companies. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shangri-La Asia Limited which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and an executive director of China World Trade Center Company Limited which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Mr Kuok was the Chairman of Kerry Properties Limited from June 2008 to August 2013. Mr Kuok holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Monash University in Australia.

Khoon Ean Kuok

Mr. Kuok Khoon Ean is Non-Executive Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since July 2, 2007. He is the Chairman of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, a Director of Kerry Group Limited and the Managing Director of Kerry Holdings Limited. He is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia, Limited and IHH Healthcare Berhad, which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Bursa Malaysia respectively. Mr Kuok has served as the Chairman of Shangri- La Asia Limited from April 2008 to August 2013 and remained as a Non-Executive Director till June 2014. Mr Kuok holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Nottingham University, UK.

Juan Luciano

Mr. Juan Ricardo Luciano is Non-Executive Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since June 20, 2012. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). ADM is one of the world’s leading agricultural processors and food-ingredient providers. Mr Luciano joined ADM in 2011 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was named president of the company in February 2014, and was appointed CEO in January 2015. In November 2015, he added Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors to his responsibilities. Mr Luciano previously spent 25 years at The Dow Chemical Company, where he last served as executive vice president and president of the performance division. Mr Luciano is a member of the board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company, and a Governor of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, where he serves as Midwest chair of the organization’s National Trustees Board. He holds an industrial engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology.

Yong-Boon Yeo

Mr. Yong-Boon Yeo is Non-Executive Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since November 1, 2014. He is the Chairman and Executive Director of Hong Kong-listed Kerry Logistics Network Limited, as well as Deputy Chairman and a Director of Kerry Group Limited. From 1988 to 2011, Mr Yeo served in the Singapore Government, as Minister of State for Finance, then as Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade and Industry, and Foreign Affairs. Prior to 1988, Mr Yeo served in various capacities in the Singapore Armed Forces, Republic of Singapore Air Force and Defence Ministry, attaining the rank of Brigadier-General. Mr Yeo, who was appointed the Chancellor of Nalanda University in July 2015 for a three-year term, chairs the International Advisory Panel of the Nalanda University Governing Board. Mr Yeo is a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum, the Berggruen Institute on Governance, the Panel of Advisers to the Dean of Harvard Business School, the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, Economic Development Commission, Hong Kong, the International Advisory Committee of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, the International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation and the International Advisory Panel of China Eco-Forum Global. In 2013, he was appointed a member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See and became a member of the newly-formed Vatican Council for the Economy in May 2014. Mr Yeo has been an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong-listed AIA Group Limited since November 2012. Mr Yeo was awarded the Philippines’ Order of Sikatuna, India’s Padma Bhushan and Australia’s Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia. Mr Yeo graduated from Cambridge University with a double first in engineering in 1976 and also obtained a master of business administration degree (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School in 1985.

Thiam Hock Kwah

Mr. Kwah Thiam Hock, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since July 14, 2006. He sits on the board of various companies including IFS Capital Limited, Select Group Limited, Excelpoint Technology Ltd and Teho International Inc Ltd. He started his career in 1964 with the Port of Singapore Authority. From 1969 to 1970, he was an Assistant Accountant with the Singapore Textile Industries Limited. Subsequently, he served as the Secretary and Assistant Accountant in Singapore Spinners Private Limited from 1970 to 1973 and later in 1974, he moved on to become the Regional Accountant and Deputy Manager of its related company, IMC (Singapore). Mr Kwah left to join ECICS Holdings Ltd in 1976 and rose to become its President and Chief Executive Officer. He stepped down from ECICS Holdings Ltd in 2003 to assume the position of Principal Officer and Chief Executive Officer of ECICS Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of listed IFS Capital Limited. Mr Kwah retired from ECICS Limited in December 2006 but he remains as the non-executive Director of ECICS Limited. He is a Fellow, Certified Public Accountant of Australia, ICPAS and ACCA. He graduated from the then University of Singapore in 1973 with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree.

Kishore Mahbubani

Prof. Kishore Mahbubani is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He had a long career in government while at the same time, writing extensively on public issues. He was with the Singapore Foreign Service for 33 years (1971-2004) where he had postings in Cambodia (1973-74), Malaysia, Washington DC and New York, where he served two postings as Singapore’s Ambassador to the UN and as President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002. He was Permanent Secretary at the Foreign Ministry from 1993 to 1998. Currently, he is the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore. In the world of ideas, he has spoken and published globally.

Kah Chye Tay

Mr. Tay Kah Chye is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wilmar International Ltd., since July 14, 2006. He is currently the Executive Chairman of CLMV Consult Net Private Limited, a regional consulting company headquartered in Singapore and the Chief Executive Officer of the PATA Group (comprising PATA Consultancy Private Limited and PATA International Enterprise Private Limited). He has served as the Honorary Advisor of ASEAN Bankers Association, a regional banking industry group from 2008 to 2010. Prior to his retirement on 31 December 2007, Mr Tay was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ASEAN Finance Corporation Limited, a regional merchant bank based in Singapore and owned by various leading banks and financial institutions in ASEAN since 1991. Mr Tay has vast experience in banking and finance. Mr Tay was with Citibank N.A. Singapore Branch, where he started his banking career in 1973. His last held position in Citibank was Vice President and Head of its Corporate Marketing Group. During his 18 years with Citibank, he held various positions in banking operations, credit management and marketing. Mr Tay was a director of Cambodia Mekong Bank Public Limited from 2003 to 2012 and his last held position was Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Asiatic Group (Holdings) Limited and an independent director of Chemical Industries (Far East) Ltd. Mr Tay holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Economics from the then University of Singapore.

Li Chuen Lim