Director Profile

TAN SRI MAH KING THIAN @ MAH KING THIAM

Executive Director/Chairman

Malaysian aged 53

Tan Sri Mah King Thian @ Mah King Thiam was appointed as a Director and Chairman of the Company on 27 October 2005 and 31 October 2005 respectively. He is also a member of the Executive Committee and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

He graduated from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor of Economics Degree, majoring in Accounting in 1986 and also a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1987. He was subsequently admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1989. He is also a Fellow Member of Certified Practising Accountant Australia (FCPA). He is the Managing Director of MHC Plantations Bhd and a Director of Anson Oil Industries Berhad, both public companies, and also a Director of Behrang 2020 Sdn Bhd and several other private limited companies. He is also the Executive Chairman of Timah Resources Limited, an Australian incorporated company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Tan Sri Mah King Thian @ Mah King Thiam is deemed connected to MHC Plantations Bhd and Yew Lee Holdings Sdn. Berhad, two of the substantial shareholders of the Company. He is the younger brother of Dato’ Seri Mah King Seng, the Managing Director of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past ten (10) years.

DATO’ SERI MAH KING SENG

Managing Director

Malaysian aged 58

Dato’ Seri Mah King Seng was appointed as a Director and Managing Director of the Company on 27 October 2005 and 27 February 2008 respectively. He is the Chairman of the Executive Committee.

He graduated from University of Minnesota, United States of America with a degree in Agricultural Science in 1978. In 1980, he attended the Palm Oil Mill Engineer/Executive Training course on palm oil mill operations organised by the Malaysian Oil Palm Growers Council. He subsequently obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1985 from the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom and was admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1990. He is the Executive Chairman of MHC Plantations Berhad and a Director of Anson Oil Industries Berhad, both public companies, and also a Director of Behrang 2020 Sdn Bhd and several other private limited companies. He is also the Managing Director of Timah Resources Limited, an Australian incorporated company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Dato’ Seri Mah King Seng is deemed connected to MHC Plantations Bhd and Yew Lee Holdings Sdn. Berhad, two of the substantial shareholders of the Company. He is the elder brother of Tan Sri Mah King Thian @ Mah King Thiam, the Executive Director/Chairman of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past ten (10) years.

CHUA KIM YIN (JP)

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged 55

Mr. Chua Kim Yin was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 21 July 2005 and he is the Chairman of both the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Chua was appointed a Justice of The Peace (JP) by Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sabah in September 1996.

He obtained his Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) in 1984 and Bachelor of Laws in 1986 from Monash University, Victoria, Australia. He was then admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia in 1987. A year later, he was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court in Borneo, in the State of Sabah. He is currently a partner in the legal firm, Messrs RCK & Co. in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. He is also an Associate Member of Certified Practising Accountant Australia.

He has no family relationship with any directors and/or major shareholders of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past ten (10) years.

CHAN KAM LEONG

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged 76

Mr. Chan Kam Leong was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 2 May 2008. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

He holds the qualifications of Bachelor of Science (Eng), Master of Science (Construction Management) and Professional Engineer, Malaysia as well as Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom (UK). He is also members of The Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, The Institution of Structural Engineers, UK, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and The Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia.

He had three years working experience in Singapore and three and a half years working experience in London before founding K.L. Chan & Associates of which he is presently a partner. He has more than thirty one years of experience in civil and structural engineering consultancy. He was also the winner of the TAN SRI HJ. YUSOFF PRIZE in 2007 for publishing an outstanding paper in the IEM Journal.

He is a Director of MHC Plantations Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He has no family relationship with any directors and/or major shareholders of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past ten (10) years.

CHOONG PAK WAN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged 72

Mr. Choong Pak Wan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 25 February 2009. He is a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is a Project Director in an established architect firm in Ipoh. He has more than 40 years experience in the property development and construction industries, mainly in development planning, project feasibility study and implementation. He also acts as adviser and is a director in various development companies namely AI Archi-Management Sdn Bhd, MC Square Sdn Bhd, CNT Builders Sdn Bhd and Simpulai Land Sdn Bhd. He has no family relationship with any directors and/or major shareholders of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for offences within the past ten (10) years.

 

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