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TAN SRI DATO’ SRI MOHAMAD FUZI BIN HARUN

TAN SRI DATO’ SRI MOHAMAD FUZI BIN HARUN
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Age 62, Malaysian


Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Mohamad Fuzi Bin Harun was appointed to the Board on 2 March 2020 and redesignated as Non-Executive Chairman on 7 January 2021. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

He holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Malaya, obtained his Master in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Kebangsaan Malaysia and had completed the Advance Management and Leadership Programmes from the SAID Business School at Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Mohamad Fuzi Bin Harun is a retired Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysia Police (IGP).

He joined the Royal Malaysia Police in 1984. He was attached to the Special Branch Department from 1986 to 2014 and served in various capacities, including Deputy Director of the Special Branch and Director of Special Task Force on operation and counter terrorism. He had also served as the Director of the Management Department for more than a year and was subsequently promoted as the Director of Special Branch in July 2015. In September 2017, he was further promoted as the IGP, the highest-ranking position in the Royal Malaysia Police, until his retirement in May 2019.

Currently, he serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tropicana Corporation Berhad and Siab Holdings Berhad.

 
  
Dato' Jin Kee Mou
DATO' JIN KEE MOU
Chief Executive Officer
Age 56, Malaysian

Dato’ Jin Kee Mou was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (Principal Officer) on 1 July 2021 and joined the Board on 22 September 2021. 
 
He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Applied, Civil and Computing degree from Monash University, Australia in 1990 and obtained his professional qualification (P.E.) in 1996. He was conferred Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) which carries the title “Dato’” by the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia on 24 October 2011. 
 
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Dato’ Jin was the Chief Operations Officer of Rimbunan Hijau Group based in Sibu Headquarters since 2019. He became the Chief Executive Officer of Rimbunan Sawit Berhad from July 2015 until the end of 2018.
 
He has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in oil palm industries and the engineering profession. He joined Jaya Tiasa Holdings Berhad as an engineer in 1995 and facilitated engineering and project development. When Jaya Tiasa Group began diversifying into the oil palm business in 2002, he was entrusted to lead the establishment, development, and operation of the plantations and CPO mills. He has served in various senior positions during which he has acquired extensive experience in the running of the Group’s operations. He is well equipped to manage the Group due to his familiarity and in-depth knowledge of the many facets of the Group’s operations.
 
 
  
MR TIONG CHIONG HEE
Executive Director
Age 48, Malaysian

Mr Tiong Chiong Hee was appointed to the Board on 14 May 1999 and redesignated as Executive Director on 7 January 2021. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

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

Mr Tiong has vast experience and exposure in timber and oil palm industries. He has been managing a group of companies involving in timber and oil palm operations both in Malaysia and overseas for decades. His relevant experience and knowledge gained over time and familiarity with markets of our products has enabled him to address strategic issues relating to the Group’s businesses. His long standing experience with the regulatory authorities’ policies are invaluable to the group.
 
Presently, he is also the Managing Director of a group of private limited companies.
 
 
MS CLARA TIONG SIEW EE
MS CLARA TIONG SIEW EE
Executive Director cum Chief Risk Officer
Age 30, Malaysian

Ms Clara Tiong Siew Ee was appointed to the Board on 7 January 2021 and designated as the Chief Risk Officer of the Group.

She holds a Bachelor of Marketing degree and Masters of Commerce from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.

Ms Clara Tiong Siew Ee has served in various managerial and senior positions in the Oriental Evermore Group of Companies principally engaged in logistics, hospitality and real estate business since 2015. She has also been a Personal Assistant to the Executive Chairman of the Company for the period from 2017 to 2020 handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks.

She also sits on the Board of a group of private limited companies.

 
 
DATO' SRI DR TIONG IK KING
DATO' SRI DR TIONG IK KING
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Age 71, Malaysian

Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong Ik King joined the Board on 27 March 1995.

He graduated with an M.B.B.S degree 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. He was conferred Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP) which carries the title “Dato’ Sri” by the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia on 24 October 2008.
 
Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong has extensive experience in many industries including media and publishing, information technology, timber, plantation and manufacturing industries.
 
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Chairman of both Media Chinese International Limited (a listed company in both Hong Kong and Malaysia) and RH Petrogas Limited (a listed company in Singapore). He is a Trustee of Yayasan Sin Chew, a foundation that carries out charitable activities.
 
  
MDM TIONG CHOON
MDM TIONG CHOON
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Age 52, Malaysian


Mdm Tiong Choon was appointed to the Board on 3 May 1999. She is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

She holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University, Australia.
 
Mdm Tiong Choon has been with Rimbunan Hijau Group since 1991 and has served in various managerial and senior positions in plantation and hospitality sectors.
 
She is an Executive Director of Media Chinese International Limited, a listed company in both Hong Kong and Malaysia and the Chairman of One Media Group Limited, a company listed in Hong Kong. She also serves on the Board of Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad.
 
 
MS WONG LEE YUN
DATO' WONG LEE YUN
Independent Non-Executive Director
Age 68, Malaysian


Dato’ Wong Lee Yun was appointed to the Board on 21 June 2007. The position held by her in the Board Committees are as follows:

   Audit Committee – Chairperson
   Nomination Committee – Chairperson
   Remuneration Committee – Member
 
Dato’ Wong is a Certified Public Accountant by profession. She was conferred Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) which carries the title “Dato’” by the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia on 24 October 2012.
 
She has extensive experience in investment banking, finance and strategic planning for large investment projects, acquisition of strategic businesses, fund raising and investor relations. She was a Corporate Finance Manager at Permata Chartered Merchant Bank and Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank. From 1991 to 1996, she was the 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.
 
Presently, Dato’ Wong is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad, appointed since 15 July 2020. She is the Chairman for Malaysia for TC Capital, a regional investment bank based in Singapore. She actively invests in businesses and holds directorships in several private limited companies which she founded.
 
 
 
MR YONG VOON KAR
MR YONG VOON KAR
Independent Non-Executive Director
Age 63, Malaysian


Mr Yong Voon Kar was appointed to the Board on 2 January 2020. The position held by him in the Board Committees are as follows:

   Audit Committee – Member
   Nomination Committee – Member
   Remuneration Committee – Chairman
 
He holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree majoring in Accounting from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He has been a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand and is a Member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants since 1984.
 
Mr Yong is a Chartered Accountant by profession.
 
He was the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young (EY) East Malaysia office from 2002 to 2018 when he retired from the partnership of EY, Malaysia. He joined EY Malaysia in 1984, was admitted as a Partner in 1996, and has extensive experience in assurance, corporate recovery and corporate finance. He had been the lead audit partner of major East and West Malaysia public and non-public listed companies covering a wide range of industries.
 
Mr Yong had served in various governance and advisory roles in the EY global and regional network from 2008 to 2015. During this period, he served as a member of the Asia Pacific Governance/Advisory Council and was its Finance Sub Committee Co-Chair from 2010 to 2015. He had also served at EY’s highest governance level - the Global Governance/Advisory Council from 2013 to 2015.
 
Currently, Mr Yong serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of KKB Engineering Berhad. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Sin Chew, a foundation carrying out charitable activities.
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