Yong Kwet On

  • Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of the Board and Investment and Development Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees

Nationality : Malaysian
Age : 64
Date of Appointment : 18 Nov 2014

Mr. Yong Kwet On was appointed a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company on 18 November 2014. He was subsequently appointed as chairman of the Board of Directors on 1 October 2019. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the 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 Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Investment Development Committee of the Group since 13 February 2015. Mr Yong ceased as a member of Risk Management Committee with effective from 18 May 2017.

He has no family relationship with any Director. He is a substantial shareholder of the Group through his substantial interest in New Orient Resources Sdn Bhd. There is no conflict of interest in respect of his involvement with the Group and he has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years.

Tan See Yin

  • Executive Director
  • Member of the Investment and Development Committee

Nationality : Malaysian
Age : 65
Date of Appointment : 18 Nov 2014

Mr. Tan See Yin was appointed a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company 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 started his career as a management consultant in 1979 and for 11 years he 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. Operationally, he served as Group Managing Director in two of the group companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. 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 and 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. Mr Tan also stepped down from Risk Management on 1 December 2019.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/ or substantial shareholder of the Group. There is no conflict of interest in respect of his involvement with the Group and he has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years.

Puan Rozana Binti Tan Sri Redzuan

  • Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of the Nomination and ESOS Committees and member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees

Nationality : Malaysian
Age : 56
Date of Appointment : 1 Apr 2015

Puan Rozana Binti Tan Sri Redzuan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company 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 Committee 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.

Puan was subsequently elected as the Chairman of ESOS Committee and appointed as a member of Risk Management Committee on 18 May 2017.Puan was redesignated as a member of Audit Committee and Chairman of Nomination Committee on 1 December 2019. She also stepped down from Risk Management Committee on 1 December 2019.

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.

Puan Rozana has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Group. There is no conflict of interest in respect of her involvement with the Group and she has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years.

Azmi Bin Arshad

  • Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of the Remuneration and Audit Committees and member of the Nomination and Risk Management Committees

Nationality : Malaysian
Age : 58
Date of Appointment : 1 Oct 2019

Encik Azmi was appointed as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 October 2019. He was subsequently appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee, member of the Nomination Committee and member of the Risk Management Committee on 1 December 2019.

Encik Azmi graduated with an honours degree in accountancy from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK in 1986. He then underwent articleship with KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock, London and completed the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) in 1990. He then continued his career in Malaysia with KPMG Kuala Lumpur in charge of audits of various public listed companies and advisory work.

He was head of the funds management and budget department at Malaysia Building Society Berhad, corporate finance manager at Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd, vice president of the property and energy sector of the Sapura Group, senior general manager of finance at Crest Petroleum Berhad in 2003 and chief financial officer of SapuraCrest Petroleum Berhad until 2011, after which he was chief operating officer of Sapura Resources Berhad until 2012. He then moved on to become one of the founding members of Reach Energy Berhad in 2012, which was subsequently listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia as an oil and gas special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). He was chief financial officer of Reach Energy Berhad until 2018. He also sat on the board of LBI Capital Berhad 1991-1996.

He has more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, financial management, risk management, corporate finance, joint ventures, acquisitions, business rationalisation and corporate restructuring and has served in companies involved in financing, manufacturing, property development, property investments, broadcasting, oil and gas services and aviation.

He also presently sits on the board of trustees and is chairman of the audit committee of Lembaga Amanah Kolej Islam Malaysia Berdaftar, on the board of governors of Universiti Islam Malaysia and on the board of Reach Energy Holdings Sdn Bhd.

Encik Azmi is the son of Tun Arshad Bin Ayub, who is a substantial shareholder of the Company. Saved as disclosed, he does not have any family relationship with any other director and/or substantial shareholder of the Group. There is no conflict of interest in respect of his involvement with the Group and has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years.

Datuk Kamal Bin Khalid

  • Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Nomination, Remuneration, Audit and Investment and Development Committees

Nationality : Malaysian
Age : 50
Date of Appointment : 1 Sep 2020

Datuk Kamal is currently the Chief Corporate and Transformation Officer at Celcom Axiata Berhad. He received his secondary education in MRSM Muar, Johor, and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) Degree from the University of Nottingham, England, in 1994. He was selected to become Malaysia’s Eisenhower Fellow for 2005.

He previously served as Group Managing Director at Media Prima Berhad from August 2017 to March 2020, having held various positions including Chief Executive Officer, Television Networks, Chief Operating Officer of Group Shared Services, Chief Operating Officer of Business Development and International and Head of Content Distribution.

Prior to joining Media Prima on 4 May 2009, he served as Head of the Communications Unit in the Prime Minister’s Office from October 2003 to April 2009.

He has worked in the financial services sector, gaining experience in banking and private equity financing. He spent three and a half years at the Policy and Development Division at the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now Bursa Malaysia), where he eventually rose to the position of Manager, International Affairs.

He was an Independent, Non-Executive Director of Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad from 2004 to 2009. He has also been a Director on the Board of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) since 2018.

Datuk Kamal has no family relationship with any Director and/or substantial shareholder of the Group. There is no conflict of interest in respect of his involvement with the Group and he has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years.