Dato' Jaya J B Tan

Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Jaya was appointed as a Director of the Company with effect from 26 February 2004 and assumed the position of Executive Chairman on 1 September 2005. On 31 October 2020, Dato’ Jaya was re-designated to Non-Executive Chairman.

Dato’ Jaya graduated from the University of Arizona and is a Mechanical Engineer by training. He has extensive experience in forestry, property development, food retail operations, trading and financial services. He has served as Chairman of several companies quoted on the stock exchanges of Malaysia, United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia and India.

Currently, Dato’ Jaya is the Executive Chairman of Envictus International Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (“SGX”). Dato’ Jaya is the Vice Chairman of Park Hyatt Saigon, a 259-room 5-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is also involved in gaming business in Papua New Guinea.

Dato’ Jaya was re-elected as Director at the last Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held in October 2020. He is the brother of Dato’ Kamal Y P Tan and uncle of Mr Tan San Chuan.

 

Dato' Kamal Y P Tan

Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit, Remuneration and
Nominating Committees

Dato’ Kamal was appointed as a Director of the Company on 26 February 2004. He is an Economics graduate from the London School of Economics. He became an Executive Director from 3 April 2008 and was re-designated to Non-Executive Director on 31 December 2014.

Dato’ Kamal has previously held board positions with companies listed on the stock exchanges in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom and India.

Currently, Dato’ Kamal is the Non-Executive Director and Adviser of Envictus International Holdings Limited. He is also a Non-Executive Director of ES Ceramics Technology Bhd, a company which is listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Dato’ Kamal is a Board member of Park Hyatt Saigon, a 259-room 5-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is also involved in gaming business in Papua New Guinea.

Dato’ Kamal will be retiring as a Director at the forthcoming AGM and offers himself for re-election. He is the brother of Dato’ Jaya J B Tan and uncle of Mr Tan San Chuan.

 

Tan San Chuan

Non-Executive Director

Mr Tan was appointed as a Director of the Company on 15 September 2005. He is an Accounting and Finance graduate from the London School of Economics and is currently a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Mr Tan was appointed as the Executive Director on 3 October 2007 and was re-designated to Non-Executive Director on 25 October 2018.

Prior to joining the Group, he was employed by KPMG and has gained experience in auditing. Mr Tan has also worked in a merchant bank in Malaysia in which he gained some experience in corporate finance through his involvement in mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring exercises.

Mr Tan is a Board member of Park Hyatt Saigon, a 259-room 5-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mr Tan was re-elected as Director at the AGM held in 2019. He is the nephew of Dato’ Jaya J B Tan and Dato’ Kamal Y P Tan.

 

Tan Sri Ir. Kuan Peng Ching @ Kuan Peng Soon

Independent Director
Chairman of Nominating Committee,
Member of Remuneration and Audit Committees

Tan Sri Kuan Peng Ching @ Kuan Peng Soon was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 27 February 2004 and was re-designated as Independent Director on 26 August 2010. He is a qualified Electrical Engineer graduated from Adelaide University, South Australia. He is a member of Institution of Engineers, Malaysia.

Tan Sri Kuan is the Deputy Chairman of Star Media Group Bhd and Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd, both of which are listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Tan Sri Kuan was re-elected as a Director at the AGM held in October 2020. Having served the Board for more than nine years, Tan Sri Kuan will seek for continued appointment as Independent Director pursuant to Rule 406(3)(d)(iii) of the Catalist Rules at the forthcoming AGM.

Teo Chee Seng

Independent Director
Chairman of Audit and Remuneration Committees,
Member of Nominating Committee

Mr Teo Chee Seng was appointed as a Director of the Company on 26 February 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Singapore and is a lawyer in the Singapore private practice for more than 30 years.

Apart from the present directorship of the Company, Mr Teo is the Independent Director of Envictus International Holdings Limited and Soilbuild Construction Group Ltd, companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, United Overseas Australia Ltd, which is listed on both Singapore and Australia stock exchanges and UOA Development Bhd, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia.

Mr Teo will retire as a Director at the forthcoming AGM and will offer himself for re-election. Having served more than nine years, Mr Teo will seek for continued appointment as Independent Director pursuant to Rule 406(3)(d)(iii) of the Catalist Rules at the forthcoming AGM.