Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Foong Kuan Ming, a Malaysian, Male, aged 66, is our Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 14 September 2010. On 10 May 2013, he was re-designated as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Foong is the Chairman of our Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and also a member of our Audit Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Law from University of Central Lancashire, England in 1980. He subsequently post-graduated from the Council of Legal Education, London and was called to Utter Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn, London.

He is an advocate and solicitor by profession. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1982 and has been in legal practice since then. He is also an Accredited Mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre of the Bar Council of Malaysia. He is the founder and senior partner of the law firm, Messrs. Foong & Co., which is principally engaged in banking, corporate and property legal matters.

Mr. Foong is an Independent Director of Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd., a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. Neither he has any conflict of interest with the Company nor convicted on any offences within the past five (5) years. There were no public sanctions or penalties imposed on him by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.

He attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.

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