PROFILES OF DIRECTORS 

DATUK LIM SI CHENG, PJN., PIS

Chairman, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Lim Si Cheng was appointed to the Board and Chairman to the Board on 16 June 2008. He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee.

He started his career as a journalist in 1968. He was a State Assemblyman for Bandar Segamat from 1982 to 1990. He was a Johor State Executive Councilor from 1986 to 1990 before being appointed as Political Secretary to Minister of Transport in 1990. From 1995, he was elected as Member of Parliament for Kulai, Johor for three (3) consecutive terms and in 1999, he served as Deputy Speaker to the House of Representative, Parliament Malaysia until February 2008. He was a member of the Malaysian Pepper Board from 2008 to 2011.

Datuk Lim holds directorship in various companies which include LBS Bina Group Berhad and Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Bhd. He is also very active in community works of various charitable organisations. Datuk Lim is the Deputy Chairman of MCA Disciplinary Board, member of University Tunku Abdul Rahman Education Foundation, Trustee in Huaren Education Foundation, Trustees in Chang Ming Thien Foundation, board member of VTAR Education Sdn Bhd and committee member of Malaysia Mental Literacy Movement.

TAN HENG TA

Managing Director

Mr. Tan Heng Ta was first appointed to the Board as Executive Director on 7 January 2011 and was subsequently appointed as the Managing Director of the Company on 1 August 2011.

Mr Tan is a successful businessman with diverse interests in property development, plantation as well as trading. His diverse business interests have provided him with a wide range of operational, technical, as well as marketing knowledge and insight. He currently sits on the Board of a few private limited companies.

 

HENG CHEE WEI, A.M.P.

Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Heng Chee Wei was appointed to the Board on 8 August 2001. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Ralco Corporation Berhad on 1 July 2014 and was subsequently re-designated as Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director with effect from 30 June 2017. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee.

Mr. Heng is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He obtained the qualification of Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (ASCPA) in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He was previously the Operations Director of TNT Worldwide Express (M) Sdn. Bhd. He was a Senior Operations Manager of Federal Express Services (M) Sdn. Bhd. from 1999 to 2009. He was the Finance Manager of Sis Distribution (M) Sdn. Bhd. and was formerly a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1996 to 1999.

 

LAW DOUNG CHIN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Law Doung Chin was appointed to the Board on 29 March 2011. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Law has more than 10 years extensive and wide exposures and experiences in accounting, financing and auditing and held several key manager positions in auditing firm as well as in private limited companies which are involved in operations in logging activities, hotel operating and property development.

 

THAM YEW CHUNG

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Tham Yew Chung was appointed to the Board on 5 April 2018. He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and a member of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Mr Tham is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and obtained his qualification from CPA Australia. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He started his career with Messrs. S.M. Tuang & Co in 1998 as an Audit Assistant, before moving on to hold senior positions in various companies. Currently, he is the Senior Finance Manager for a trading company in Malaysia. He has more than 10 years of experience leading the accounting, finance and corporate planning function of various companies and has extensive experience in management consulting, auditing and corporate finance.