Board of Directors
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Arshad Bin Ayub
Chairman & Independent Non-Executive Director
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Arshad Bin Ayub is the Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad since 10 March 1996. The following is the list of directorships of Tan Sri:
- Malayan Flour Mills Berhad (Chairman)
- Karex Berhad (Chairman)
- Kulim (M) Berhad (Director)
- Top Glove Corporation Berhad (Director)
Tan Sri also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies amongst others, PFM Capital Holdings Sdn Bhd, Ladang MOCCIS Sdn Bhd, Bistari Johor Berhad and Zalaraz Sdn Bhd.
Tan Sri graduated with a Diploma in Agriculture in 1954 from College of Agriculture, Serdang and pursued his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with Statistics at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom in 1958 and obtained Diploma in Business Administration from IMEDE Lausanne (now IMD), Switzerland in 1964. He has a distinguished career in the Malaysian Civil Service. Among the top posts he held were First Director, Mara Institute of Technology (1965 –1975), Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (1975 – 1977), Deputy Director-General in the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department (1977 –1978) and Secretary-General in the Ministry of Primary Industries (1978), Ministry of Agriculture (1979 – 1981) and Ministry of Land and Regional Development (1981 – 1983). Currently, he is the Pro Chancellor of UiTM, Chancellor of KPJ International University College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Chancellor of INTI International University and Governor of Kolej Tuanku Jaafar.
Tan Sri is also appointed as Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of the Group.
Eddie Lim Hun Swee
Mr. Lim Hun Swee was appointed a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad on 23 May 2014 and was redesignated as Executive Director on 13 August 2014. He was subsequently appointed as Managing Director of the Group on 1 January 2015 and a member of the Investment Development Committee and ESOS Committee on 13 February 2015 and 24 November 2015 respectively.
Mr. Lim has more than 20 years managerial experience in manufacturing, sales and marketing, having served as the founder cum Managing Director of In-Comix Food Industries Sdn. Bhd. a company he set up in 1989. He retired from this position in July 2009 after he successfully dispose the company.
As a result of his wide and hands on experience, he was appointed the Managing Director of the Group, wherein he is ultimately responsible for the overall performance of the Group. During the short period he was in charge as the Executive Director in 2014 and then as the Managing Director since January 2015, he has successfully enhanced the operational performance and improved the overall profitability of the Group. He is currently responsible for the overall management of the Group and in providing overall direction and leadership in the day-to-day operations which include amongst others, new products development, upgrading and enhancement of the operations of the Group, modernisation and expansion of the company’s plant and facilities to achieve further growth and profitability.
Mr. Lim also sits on the Board of Director of Johore Tin Berhad.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Yong Kwet On was appointed a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad on 18 November 2014. He has more than 38 years experience in Technology and ICT Industry, from hands on to top management work experience covering large scale data centre infrastructure development projects, systems, process engineering, manufacturing systems and large scale technology implementations. While primarily based in Malaysia, the experience covers business and project deliveries in Asia such as Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India as well as in Europe including the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Switzerland.
He graduated in 1978 with a BA (Econs) from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He was a founding member and honorary secretary of the Malaysia Canada Business Council and a founding member of the Malaysia Data Centre Alliance (under the auspices of MDeC and Pikom).
He has been involved in two successful international IPO listings, one on SESDAQ Singapore Stock Exchange and the other on AIM London Stock Exchange.
Mr. Yong is a member of the Nominations Committee, Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee and Investment Development Committee of the Group since 13 February 2015. He is a substantial shareholder of the Group through his substantial interest in New Orient Resources Sdn Bhd.
Tan See Yin
Mr. Tan See Yin was appointed a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad on 18 November 2014. He was subsequently redesignated to Executive Director on 4 February 2016. He graduated from University of Malaya in 1979 in Bachelor of Accounting (Hon) and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountant. He currently also act as corporate advisor to various private corporations in Malaysia and focusses on areas such as operational and financial restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, business strategic planning and start-up of new businesses amongst others.
He started his career as a management consultant in 1979 and for 11 years was attached to two of the largest management consultancy firms in Malaysia. In 1990, he joined one of Malaysia’s then most dynamic and largest conglomerate, and served in a number of senior executive positions for 20 years, where he was involved intimately in a wide range of line and corporate functions for this Group, in varied industries domestically and internationally. During this period, he was involved in wide ranging assignments, from strategic planning, financial management, fund raising, project evaluation, business development, managing complex turnaround of companies to start-up of new businesses venture including thereafter managing successful delivery of key results such as profitability, cash flow, increasing shareholders values, from these new ventures and business, to listing of these successful entities on the Bursa Malaysia. Operationally, he served as Group Managing Director in two of the group companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. He was responsible for starting up the healthcare business for the group with the setting up of Pharmaniaga Bhd in 1994, and which was listed on the Bursa Malaysia in 1998. He was also the Managing Director of Time dotCom Bhd which is also listed on Bursa Malaysia, from 2002 to end 2004. His last posting was as Senior Director of Group Strategy and Business Development for the entire Group, a position he held until he retired in October 2010.
Mr. Tan See Yin was a member of the Audit Committee of the Group since 13 February 2015. Mr. Tan was subsequently appointed as a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Group on 20 Aug 2015 and a member of the Investment Development Committee on 13 February 2015. Mr. Tan stepped down from Audit Committee on 4 February 2016 upon his redesignation as Executive Director in February 2016.
Currently, he is also the Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees of a Malaysian company listed on the Catalist Board of Singapore Exchange.
Chin Cheong Kee @ Chin Song Kee
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Chin Cheong Kee @ Chin Song Kee was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad and a member of the Audit Committee since 13 February 2009. Mr. Chin was subsequently appointed as a member of the Risk Management Committee on 14 May 2009, a member of the Remuneration Committee on 22 February 2013, a member of Nomination and Investment Development Committee on 19 August 2013 and 13 February 2015 respectively. Mr. Chin stepped down from Risk Management Committee on 20 Aug 2015, but was re-appointed as the chairman of the Risk Management Committee on 18 May 2016.
His working career began in 1974 where-upon he spent six years in three international accounting firms as audit senior /supervisor. Thereafter, he moved on to various industries where he held several senior positions in general management and senior financial management field. Overall, he had acquired over 2 decades of experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, treasury, taxation, risk management and company secretarial work in diverse industries. Among the companies he worked for included listed companies and multi-national conglomerate which involved in the various businesses with establishments spread over in Asia, Europe, Africa and United States.
Mr. Chin qualified as a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He also graduated with the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Administrators, United Kingdom.
TO’ PUAN ROZANA BINTI TAN SRI REDZUAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
TO’ PUAN ROZANA BINTI TAN SRI REDZUAN was appointed an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Tomypak Holdings Berhad on 1 April 2015. TO’ Puan was a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of the Group since 28 May 2015 and was subsequently appointed as the chairman of the Audit Committees on 1 September 2016. TO’ Puan was also appointed as a member of Nomination Committee of the Group on 20 August 2015 and a member of the ESOS Committee of the Group on 24 November 2015.
She is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants ( ACCA ) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants ( MIA ).
She was the Chief Executive Officer of Plantation & Development ( M ) Berhad ( P & D ), a company listed on Bursa Malaysia, from 1999 to 2003. P & D was involved in plantation activities, property development and construction. She also spearheaded the corporate restructuring of the company. Prior to joining the P & D Group of companies in 1995, she was an accountant with the now defunct accounting firm, Arthur Andersen & Co, and subsequently joined PB Securities Sdn. Bhd., a stockbroking firm. She presently sits on the board of various private companies that are in activities such as mining, IT-related business and property development.
She also sits on the Board of Director of BSL Corporation Berhad.