DATO’ ABDEL AZIZ @ ABDUL AZIZ BIN ABU BAKAR


Non-Executive Chairman, Non-independence Director

Dato’ Abdel Aziz @ Abdul Aziz Bin Abu Bakar (“Dato’ Abdel Aziz”), a Malaysian aged 62, was appointed as Executive Chairman of the Company on 7 October 2014. On 1 July 2016, he was re-designated as a Non-Executive Chairman. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nominaton Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is currently serves on the Board of Airasia Berhad as a Non- Independent Non- Executive Director. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Astro Kasih which is the ultimate holding company of Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad.

Dato’ Abdel Aziz holds a Diploma in Agriculture Business from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1975, BSc in Agriculture Business from Louisiana State University, United States of America in 1978, and an MBA from the University of Dallas, United States of America in 1980.

Dato’ Abdel Aziz is currently the Executive Chairman of VDSL Technology Sdn Bhd and he also served as the Chairman of Performance and Artistes Rights Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PRISM), a collection society for performers of recorded music, and the Academy of Malaysian Music Industry Association (PAIMM) for more than 10 years until end of 2012 and January 2011, respectively.

From 1981 to 1983 he was the Executive Director of Showmasters (M) Sdn Bhd, an artiste management and concert promotion company. He subsequently joined BMG Music and was a General Manager from 1989 to 1997 and Managing Director from 1997 to 1999. Based on his vast experience and knowledge in growing companies, he shall provide his management expertise and skills in assisting the Group in the development and strategies in moving the Group to a higher level.

Dato’ Abdel Aziz is the brother of Ar Hud Bin Abu Bakar, an Executive Director of the Company. He does not have any family relationship with any major shareholder of the Company, had no conflict of interests with the Company and had not committed any offences within the past 10 years.

As at the date of this Annual Report, Dato’ Abdel Aziz is holding 9,434,000 ordinary shares of RM0.10 each in the Company.

Dato’ Abdel Aziz attended three Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2015.


DATO’ SRI SIAW SWEE HIN


Managing Director, Group Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Sri Siaw Swee Hin (“Dato’ Sri Siaw”), a Malaysian aged 43, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 22 October 2012. Subsequently he was re-designated to Managing Director on 18 November 2014. On 26 November 2014, he was re-designated to Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer. Dato’ Sri Siaw holds a Master Degree Business Management and Master Degree Business Administration in International Business, from University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

His career started as a marketing executive in the industry of solvent & lubricant oil in Singapore in 1997. He went on to form his own company involved in manufacturing of epoxy thinner, solvent and lubricant oil in Malaysia in 2001. He was involved in construction and property development since 2006 and successfully completed several projects which include Creative City, Kulai Jaya, Johor. Currently he is also the Managing Director of JB Barrels & Drums Industries Sdn Bhd, JB Oil & Chemicals Industries Sdn Bhd and Alltrust International Berhad. He also has directorship in Alltrust Capital Sdn Bhd.

Dato’ Sri Siaw is a substantial shareholder of the Company through his holdings in Quantum Discovery Sdn Bhd pursuant to section 6A of the Companies Act 1965 and he is a major shareholder in the Company. As at the date of this Annual Report, Dato’ Sri Siaw has direct shareholdings of 52,172,600 ordinary shares of RM0.10 each and indirect shareholding of 67,847,976 ordinary shares of RM0.10 each in the Company.

Dato’ Sri Siaw does not have any family relationship with any other Director. However, Mr Siaw Swee Woon, the substantial shareholder of the Company, is the brother of Dato’ Sri Siaw. Dato’ Sri Siaw had no convictions for offences within the past 10 years.

Dato’ Sri Siaw is a major shareholder of Lagenda Erajuta Sdn Bhd (“Lagenda”). Lagenda has awarded for the role of Project Management Consultant to the Company for the mixed commercial development consisting amongst other, shop offices, hotel towers and office suite, a mall and related external works at Lot 6879-6890 and 10293-10304, Mukim Klang, Daerah Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan (“Proposed Award”) and the Proposed Award has been approved by the shareholders at the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 17 April 2015.

Dato’ Sri Siaw attended all Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended on 31 December 2015.



HENRY CHEANG SOON SIANG


Executive Director, Non-Independent Director

Mr Cheang Soon Siang (“Mr Cheang”), a Malaysian aged 48, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 11 April 2014. Mr Cheang is a member of Chartered Secretaries Malaysia (MAICSA) and International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC), USA. He is also a registered trainer under Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad.

Mr Cheang has more than 20 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. He was attached to several Financial Institutions such as Southern Bank Bhd, Orix Leasing Bhd, Oriental Bank Bhd and EON Bank Bhd. He has vast experience in handling credit matters involving credit evaluation, cash flow management, working capital management, restructuring and recovery of credit facilities for corporate, commercial and consumer customers.

He left banking industry in 2007 to set up his own company known as New Century Advisory Services Sdn Bhd which involved in financial advisory services, risk management, investment, estate planning and corporate finance. He had conducted workshops to several real estate companies and SME organization. He also acts as a Financial Advisor to several public listed companies and private companies. He was a Unit Manager of AIA Berhad for more than 5 years and also an Estate Planner Manager with OSK Trustees Berhad.

Mr Cheang holds 270,000 ordinary shares of RM0.10 each in the Company. He does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interests with the Company. He had no convictions for offences within the past 10 years.

Mr Cheang attended all Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended on 31 December 2015.



HUD BIN ABU BAKAR


Executive Director, Non-Independent Director

Ar Hud Bin Abu Bakar (“Ar Hud”), a Malaysian aged 53, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 26 November 2014. He graduated from UC Berkeley with Master of Architecture in 1988. He started his career in San Francisco Bay Area before coming back to Malaysia in 1989.

Ar Hud is a member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) and Malaysia Society of Interior Designers (MSID). He has served in the PAM council and had given several talks in UiTM, UIA, FIABCI, Datum Architectural seminar and PAM seminars/functions. His works has been profiled in many publications such as Habitus, The Star, The Edge, Tettler, Trend, Architecture Malaysia, Thailand’s Art4D and an Indonesian Architecture publication.

Ar Hud has over 25 years of experience in designing small and large scale projects. Famed for his contemporary cleanlined architecture, his works varies from residential, commercial, large scale exhibition spaces to super high rise. He has won many architectural competitions and has been distinguished with awards such as FIABCI, BCI, PAM, The Edge, and Asia Pacific Architectural awards.

His firm, RSP Architects Malaysia, currently employs more than 180 professionals and is one of the leading architectural practices in the country. RSP is associated with other offices in Singapore, Dubai, India, China and London. Providing multidisciplinary practices, RSP Group employs more than 1,000 staff.

Ar Hud holds 9,434,000 ordinary shares of RM0.10 each in the Company as at the date of this Annual Report. He is the brother of Dato’ Abdel Aziz @ Abdul Aziz Bin Abu Bakar, the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company. However, he does not have any family relationship with any major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interests with the Company. Ar Hud had not committed any offences within the past 10 years.

Ar Hud attended two Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2015.


LOW TUCK MENG


Executive Director, Non-Independent Director

Mr Low Tuck Meng ("Mr Low"), a Malaysian aged 46, is an Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 1st July 2016. He is also currently serves on the Board of Komarkcorp Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Low is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He started his professional career with a public accounting firm in January 1995 and thereafter, he held various senior positions in private limited companies and public listed companies from October 1996 to May 2015

Mr Low was attached with Komarkcorp Berhad for the period from May 2002 to September 2007. He served as the Deputy Financial Controller, China operation and subsequently promoted to Group Financial Controller to head the finance division in March 2004.

Mr Low appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Nicorp on 3rd June 2015. Immediately prior to joining Nicorp, he was attached with Hunter Douglas, a European multinational company. He was the Finance Director, China Operations for the period from October 2007 to December 2014 before the promotion as Asia Shared Service Head in January 2015.

Mr Low has direct shareholding in the Company for 180,000 shares. He has no family relation with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interests with the Company. He had no convictions for offences within the past 10 years.


CHUA ENG CHIN


Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr Chua Eng Chin (“Mr Chua”), a Malaysian aged 56, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 26 September 2013. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee and also a member of Remuneration Committee.

He is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

After qualified as Chartered Accountant in 1984, he started his career in an accounting firm where he specializes in auditing and consultancy works. He had serve in the internal audit department of Public Companies such as the Lion Group and the Berjaya Group. He also served as Senior Accountant in Berjaya Textiles Berhad and Senior Manager in Malpac Holdings Berhad. Mr. Chua is currently a Commissioned Dealer Representative with PM Securities Sdn Bhd and an Independent Non-Executive Director in Tiger Synergy Berhad.

Mr Chua has indirect shareholding in the Company for 250,000 shares, held by his spouse. He has no family relation with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interests with the Company. He had no convictions for offences within the past 10 years.

Mr Chua attended all Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended on 31 December 2015.

GEORGE ALFONSO MIRANDA


Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr George Alfonso Miranda (“Mr Miranda”), a Malaysian aged 47, was appointed as Non-Independence Non-Executive Director of the Company on 11 December 2014. On 1 July 2016, he was redesignated as an Independence Non-Executive Director. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and he is also a member of Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a practicing lawyer at partner level.

Mr Miranda graduated with a LL.M (University of London) and an LL.B (University of London). He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and a Member of the Law Society of England and Wales. He was a President of the Malaysian Mergers and Acquisitions Association from 2006 to 2012.

Mr Miranda is currently a partner of Miranda & Samuel. George specialises in advising entrepreneurs, public and private companies on takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, a full range of intellectual property matters, and helps to create and execute aggressive strategies to increase shareholder value. He advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Mr Miranda does not hold any shares in the Company or its subsidiaries and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interests with the Company. He had not committed any offences within the past 10 years.

Mr Miranda attend all Board meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2015.