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Board of Directors

Dyam Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim
Aged 30, Malaysian, was appointed as Chairman and Non- Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. DYAM Tunku Ismail has completed his studies in Hale School, Australia. After completing his studies in Hale School, Australia, DYAM Tunku Ismail was enrolled into the Indian Military Academy. He was appointed as Tunku Mahkota Johor in 2010. Currently DYAM Tunku Ismail is the Commanding Officer of Johor Military Force and also the President of Johor Football Association.

TAN SRI DATO' LIM KANG HOO
Aged 59, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 7 December 2000. Tan Sri Dato' Lim is a businessman with over 37 years of experience in the construction industry. He started his involvement in the construction industry soon after completing his secondary education, assisting the family construction business. Later he team-up with Mr. Khoo Nang Seng @ Khoo Nam Seng in 1989 to form Wengcon Equipment Sdn Bhd. The company's rapid development and growth was largely due to his dynamism and vision. His vast experience in the industry is an asset to the Knusford Berhad Group. At present, he is the Executive Chairman of Ekovest Berhad, Non-Executive Director of PLS Plantations Berhad, Executive Vice Chairman of Tebrau Teguh Berhad and also a director of several other private limited companies.

MR. KHOO NANG SENG @ KHOO NAM SENG
Aged 74, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 7 December 2000. He is the co-founder and a director of Wengcon Holdings Sdn Bhd and Wengcon Equipment Sdn Bhd. He was trained at Technical College, Kuala Lumpur in civil engineering. Upon graduation, he joined and served Jabatan Kerja Raya for six years. In 1970, he ventured into the construction business on his own and in 1989, teamed up with Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo to form Wengcon Equipment Sdn Bhd. His tremendous drive and sharp business acumen was one of the major reasons behind the success of the group. At present, he is an Executive Director of Ekovest Berhad and also a director of several other private limited companies.

MR. LIM CHEN HERNG
aged 27, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He graduated with a Degree in Business Management from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2008. He has been with the family business since 2008, with management exposure in the property development, construction , finance and oil & gas industry. He also sits in the board of several private limited companies, most notably the master developer Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd. At present, he is the Head of Group Sales & Marketing in Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd where he oversees the business development and investment for the group. Besides he is also an Alternate Director in Ekovest Berhad.

MR. LIM JENQ KUAN
Aged 29, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He graduated with a Bachelor of Management Studies (Hons) Degree from the University of Nottingham, England in 2006 and a Master Degree in Management from the Cass Business School, City University London in 2007. Upon graduation, he joined his family business specializing in providing turnkey power generation solution to both government and private sector in Malaysia. He has gained valuable experience in managing projects and exposure to a wide range of market segments and commercial knowledge during his tenure as a Project Director.

In 2009, he ventured into his own business in oil & gas industry with a joint venture partner from an established Norwegian company that deals in engineering system and offshore services. The business has then served major Malaysia oil & gas exploration and production companies in the upstream sector, and recently expanding its portfolio to other similar companies in South East Asia. At present, he is a Director of several other private limited companies.

TUAN HAJI AZNAM BIN MANSOR
Aged 56, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 7 December 2000. He graduated with a Degree in Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the North East London Polytechnic, London in 1983 and was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocates and Solicitor in 1986. He started his career as a legal officer in Malayan Banking Berhad. He then joined Skrine& Co., a legal firm, and held the position of legal assistant for eight years. Presently, he is a partner of Lee Hishamuddin Allen & Gledhill, a legal firm in Kuala Lumpur. He is also the Chairman of MikroMSC Berhad, Benalec Holdings Berhad, Focus Lumber Berhad and Sentoria Group Berhad. He also sits in the board of several other private limited companies.

MR. BERNARD HILARY LAWRENCE
Aged 47, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 12 April 2013. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (Hons) from the University of Warwick, Coventory, England, a Master Degree in Law from the University of Malaya and is a Barrister of Grays Inn, London. Since graduating from the University of Warwick, England in 1990, Mr. Bernard has garnered considerable experience having served as a Head of Legal Department for a local bank, as a Legal Adviser to a subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad and as a Group Legal Adviser to the Articulate Group of Companies. Most recently he was a partner at Sivananthan, Advocates & Solicitor. With his varied experience, Mr. Bernard has knowledge of the corporate world both from within and without, and has had the benefit of being a corporate legal adviser, as well as a practicing advocate and solicitor. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad and a director in several private limited companies.

DATO' DAING A.MALEK BIN DAING A.RAHAMAN
Aged 58, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Surveying ( Property Management) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He possesses more than 30 years of experience in property development and construction related fields including property valuation, reclamation works and port management. Upon graduation from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia("UTM") in 1979, he became a Lecturer in UTM under the Survey Faculty from October 1979 to March 1983. He was also a Valuation Officer under the Ministry of Finance and attached to Jabatan Pernilaian Harta, Batu Pahat from April 1979 to September 1979. Currently he is the Executive Chairman for Astaka Padu Sdn Bhd and also sits in the board of several private limited companies.

MR.AVINDERJIT SINGH A/L HARJIT SINGH
Aged 43, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He has completed his education in Singapore Stamford College. He has been in the marketing industry for the past 20 years since the completion of his education in Singapore Stamford College. He has experience and exposure in several industries such as property development, oil & gas and auto sports industry. He also sits in the board of several other private limited companies.

MR.LIM FOO SENG
Aged 44, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has more than 23 years experience in the finance and corporate sectors. From 1989 to 1995, he served in an international accounting firm, Deloitte Kassim Chan, where he acquired considerable knowledge, experience and exposure in management consultancy, taxation and accounting and auditing standards.

From 1995 till 2003, he has worked with Arab-Malaysian Corporation Berhad Group ("Amcorp Group") where he played a key role in the business and strategy planning, venture capital activities, corporate investments, corporate audit, corporate restructuring, general management and monitoring of portfolio companies involved in various diversified businesses such as retail, mall management, radio broadcasting, point of sales advertisement, bonded warehouse, magazine publication, IT and manufacturing, in his capacity as Associate Director. He also served as a board member of various portfolio companies of Amcorp Group. He left Amcorp Group in 2003 where his last position with Amcorp Group was Chief Financial Officer of MCM Technologies Berhad, an IT incubator and a subsidiary of Amcorp that was previously listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities in which he played an instrumental role in its initial public offering.

From 2003 to 2013, he held various senior management positions and served as a board member of various established private limited and public listed companies in Malaysia. He was appointed as a director of Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad and Tebrau Teguh Berhad on 7 March 2012 and 11 October 2013 respectively.

MR.LEE WAI KUEN
Aged 48, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He holds a Law Degree from London University and MBA Degree from Heriot-Watt University. He was an Executive Director of Protech Yu (Asia) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Goldis Berhad from 2007 to 2010. He was involved in the day to day operation of the aquaculture business, in charged of farm development, farm operating and marketing.

Prior to his involvement in the aquaculture industry, he was attached with Bumi Hiway & Selia Group of Companies as Head of Legal Department. He has more than 18 years of legal and corporate experience companies involved in the field of property development, construction and road concession. He is currently the Executive Director of Aqua Genesis Sdn Bhd and KL Fish Market Sdn Bhd which are involved in the aquaculture and supply chain for quality seafood. He is also an independent Director of Ekovest Berhad.

EN.MOHD SALLEH BIN OTHMAN
Aged 62, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Housing, Building and Planning from Universiti Sains Malaysia. After graduation, he joined Petroliam Nasional Berhad ("Petronas") in 1978 as a Management Executive of Property Department and he served in various departments and divisions for a span of approximately 15 years.

Some of the senior positions he has held include Head of Building Section of Special Project Department, Deputy Manager of Property Department and being promoted to Senior Manager of the same department in 1990.

During his employment in Petronas, he acquired skills and invaluable experience in property development, property management, property maintenance and also project management. He left Petronas in 1993 to join Kuala Lumpur City Centre Bhd as the Deputy General Manager of Real Estate Division. He resigned from Kuala Lumpur City Centre in 1995 and thereafter, he joined Ekovest Berhad and resigned from Ekovest Berhad, a year later. Subsequently, he also held various senior management position in various established Public Listed Companies in Malaysia until he resigned at the age of 55. At present , he also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad.

Conflict of interest

There is no conflict of interest between the Directors and the Group except for the recurrent related party transactions where the Directors have interest, as disclosed in the Note ( ) of the Audited Financial Statements.

Conviction for offences

None of the Directors have been convicted for any offences (except traffic offences) within the last 10 years.

Family Relationship

Save as disclosed below, no Director has family relationship with other Directors or major shareholders :-

  • Mr.Lim Chen Herng is Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo's son and
  • Mr.Lim Jenq Kuan and Mr.Lim Chen Herng are cousins.