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GEN (RTD) TAN SRI ABDUL RAHMAN BIN ABDUL HAMID
GEN (RTD) TAN SRI ABDUL RAHMAN BIN ABDUL HAMID
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Gen (Rtd) Tan Sri Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Hamid, aged 78, was appointed to the Board on 27 March 1995. He serves as chairman of the Board and the Audit Committee.

Tan Sri was the Chief of the Malaysian Army and Defence Force between 1992 and 1994 and was the Acting Governor of Penang in 1994. From 1958 to 1994, he served in various capacities and appointments in the Malaysian Armed Forces. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Malaysia and Army Staff College, Camberlay, United Kingdom.

Presently, he is the Chairman of DVM Technology Bhd, an ICT company listed on the ACE Market and AXA Affin Life InsuranceBerhad, a joint-venture company of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera. He is also the Chairman and Director of a few other multinational and private companies incorporated in Malaysia.

Tan Sri has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
 
 
DATO' SRI TIONG CHIONG HOO
DATO' SRI TIONG CHIONG HOO 
Deputy Executive Chairman

Dato’ Sri Tiong Chiong Hoo, aged 56, was appointed Executive Director on 27 March 1995. He was re-designated as Managing Director on 26 April 1995 and subsequently as Executive Deputy Chairman on 1 January 2013.

He holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Economics degrees from Monash University, Australia and is a registered barrister.

Dato’ Sri is a businessman with extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in timber and plantation industries. As Executive Deputy Chairman, he is responsible for developing the Group’s corporate/business strategy and attaining the long-term growth objectives.

He is the son of Tan Sri Datuk Sir Tiong Hiew King, a major shareholder of the Company. His uncle Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong Ik King, sister Mdm Tiong Choon and cousin brother Mr Tiong Chiong Hee are also members of the Board.

 
 
DATO’ WONG SIE YOUNG
DATO’ WONG SIE YOUNG 
Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Wong Sie Young, aged 57, was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2013. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from University of Arkansas, USA in 1984.

Dato’ Wong has been working with the Group for 25 years during which time he has acquired extensive experience in the running of the Group’s operations. He joined the Group in 1987 and has been involved in the designing and setting up of all the timber processing plants. When the Group began diversifying into the oil palm business in 2002, he was entrusted to oversee the construction projects at the oil palm estates and was involved in the designing and construction of all the palm oil mills.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

 
 
DATO' SRI DR TIONG IK KING
DATO' SRI DR TIONG IK KING
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Sri Dr Tiong Ik King, aged 66, joined the Board on 27 March 1995. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Dato' Sri Dr Tiong has extensive experience in many industries including media and publishing, information technology, timber, plantation and manufacturing industries. He graduated with a degree in M.B.B.S from the National University of Singapore in 1975 and subsequently obtained his M.R.C.P. from the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 1977.

Currently, he also serves on the Board of EON Capital Berhad and Media Chinese International Limited.

Dato' Sri Dr Tiong is the brother of Tan Sri Datuk Tiong Hiew King, a major shareholder of the Company. His nephews, Dato' Sri Tiong Chiong Hoo and Mr Tiong Chiong Hee and his niece Mdm Tiong Choon are also members of the Board.
 
 
MDM TIONG CHOON
MDM TIONG CHOON
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mdm Tiong Choon, aged 47, was appointed to the Board on 3 May 1999.

She has been with Rimbunan Hijau Group since 1991 and served in various managerial and senior positions. She graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Monash University, Australia.

She is the daughter of Tan Sri Datuk Tiong Hiew King, a major shareholder of the Company. Her uncle Dato' Sri Dr Tiong Ik King, brother Dato' Sri Tiong Chiong Hoo and cousin brother Mr Tiong Chiong Hee are also members of the Board.
 
 
MR TIONG CHIONG HEE
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Tiong Chiong Hee, aged 42, was appointed to the Board on 14 May 1999. He is the Managing Director of Mafrica Corporation Sdn Bhd, a company with operations in logging (both in Malaysia and Overseas), oil palm plantations and aquaculture prawn farming since 1997.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University of Melbourne, Australia.

He is the nephew of Tan Sri Datuk Tiong Hiew King, a major shareholder of the Company. His uncle Dato' Sri Dr Tiong Ik King, cousin brother Dato' Sri Tiong Chiong Hoo and cousin sister Mdm Tiong Choon are also members of the Board.
 
 
MR JOHN LEONG CHUNG LOONG
MR JOHN LEONG CHUNG LOONG
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr John Leong Chung Loong, aged 69, was appointed to the Board on 28 March 2002. He serves as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

He is an Approved Company Auditor and a member of several professional bodies, including the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Taxation (Associate). He started his career as an Accountant in Tractors Malaysia Berhad, Sandakan Branch in 1972 and left in 1973 to join John Liaw & Co as an audit manager. He was a Partner of Liaw, Leong, Wong & Co from 1986 to 1997 and a Partner of Ernst & Young from 1997 to 2001.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics degree majoring in Accounting from Sydney University, NSW, Australia.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
 
 
MS WONG LEE YUN
DATO' WONG LEE YUN
Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato' Wong Lee Yun, aged 63, was appointed to the Board on 21 June
2007. She is a member of the Audit Committee.

She is a Certified Public Accountant by profession.

She has extensive experience in investment banking, finance and
strategic planning for large investment projects, as well as acquisition
of strategic businesses. She was a Corporate Finance Manager at
Permata Chartered Merchant Bank and Vice President at Chase
Manhattan Bank. From 1991 to 1996, she was Director of Finance
and Strategy for the Renong Group of Companies. She became the
Chief Executive of Jaya Tiasa Holdings Berhad from 1997 to 2000.
She was also a Director of Sin Chew Media Corporation Bhd from
2004 to early 2008.

Currently, she is a Shareholder cum Executive Director of MyBiz
Solutions Sdn Bhd, a company providing Total Spend Management
solutions to major corporations in Malaysia. In addition, she holds
directorship in several private limited companies.

She has no family relationship with any Director and/or major
shareholder of the Company. 

 
 

None of the Directors has:

  • Any conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.
  • Entered into any transaction whether directly or indirectly which has a conflict of interest with the Company.

All the Directors of the Company are Malaysians.

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