Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Foong Kuan Ming, a Malaysian, Male, aged 67, is our Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He was appointed to our Board on 14 September 2010 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. On 10 May 2013, he was re-designated as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Subsequently, he was re-designated as our Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 31 December 2022. Mr. Foong is a member of our Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Foong 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.

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 2021.

He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all five (5) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2021.

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