Board of Directors
Dyam Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim
Aged 29, 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 36 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 Chariman 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 26, 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.
MR. LIM JENQ KUAN
Aged 28, 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.
EN. 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 Tebarau Teguh Berhad and a director in several private limited companies.
DATO' DAING A.MALEK BIN DAING A.RAHAMAN
Aged 57, 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.
AVINDERJIT SINGH A/L HARJIT SINGH
Aged 42, 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.
LIM FOO SENG
Aged 43, 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 vast experience in professional and commercial exposures. He served in one of the international accounting firms, Deloitte Kassim Chan, based in Kuala Lumpur, from 1989 to 1995 acquiring considerable knowledge, experience and exposure in management consultancy, taxation and accounting and auditing standards.
He left to join Arab-Malaysian Corporation Berhad Group ("Amcorp Group") in 1995 and was involved in the business planning, venture capital activities, corporate restructuring and monitoring of portfolio companies in his capacity as Associate Director. He has also served as a board member of various portfolio companies of Amcorp Group. His last position with Amcorp Group was Chief Financial Officer of MCM Technologies Berhad, a subsidiady of Amcorp that is listed on ACE Market.
From 2003 to 2010, he held various senior management positions and served as a board member of various established private limited and public listed companies in Malaysia. In 2011, he joined Aivoria Group Sdn Bhd ("Aivoria Group") focusing in the business strategic planning, human capital management, finance, corporate affairs and information technology areas. Aivoria Group is principally involved in the business segment of the fashion and beauty industry and operates more than 100 retail stores nationwide and regionally under the retail brand names of Elianto, Bonita and Tiamo.
Currently, he is the Executive Director, Group Strategic Planning of Aivoria Group and also the Independent Director of Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad ("Asiabio"), Chairman of the Audit Committee of Asiabio, and Independent Director of Tebrau Teguh Berhad.
LEE WAI KUEN
Aged 47, 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 Glodis 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.
MOHD SALLEH BIN OTHMAN
Aged 61, 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") where he served in various departments and divisions for a span of approximately 15 years. During his employment, he held various senior position including Management Executive of Property Department, Head of Building Section of Special Projects Department, Deputy Manager of Property Department and Senior Manager of Property Development Department where he acquired skills and invaluable experience in property development, property management, property maintenance and also project management. He is also an Independent Director of Tebrau Tegah 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 27 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.
No Director has family relationship with other Directors or major shareholders except for Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and Dato' Lim Kang Swee, who are brothers, Mr. Lim Keng Cheng, is the nephew of Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo and Dato' Lim Kang Swee.
Board of Directors' Meetings
A total of 5 Board of Directors' Meetings were held during the financial year ended 31 December 2012.
Attendance at the Board of Directors' Meetings
Board of Directors' Meetings Attended
|1. Mr. Lim Keng Cheng||4/5|
|2. Tan Sri Dato' Lim Kang Hoo||5/5|
|3. Mr. Khoo Nang Seng @ Khoo Nam Seng||4/5|
|4. Dato' Lim Kang Swee||5/5|
|5. En. Aznam Bin Mansor||5/5|
|6. Ms. Kang Hui Ling||5/5|
|7. Datuk Halimah Binti Mohd Sadique||5/5|
|8. Ms. Lim Ts-Fei||5/5|
|9. Dr. Wong Kai Fatt||4/5|