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

Gen Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Bin Abdul Hamid (Rtd) was appointed to the Board on 27 March 1995 and has been serving as the Chairman of the Board since then.

He graduated from the Royal Military College, Malaysia and Army Staff College, Camberlay, United Kingdom.

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 covering field command, defence planning, traning and development of staff, and foreign services including serving 2 years as Defence Attache in the Embassy of Malaysia in the Philippines.

Presently, he is the Chairman of AXA Affin Life Insurance Berhad (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 shareholders of the Company.

 
 
DATO' SRI TIONG CHIONG HOO

DATO' SRI TIONG CHIONG HOO 
Deputy Executive Chairman


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

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

Dato’ Sri is responsible for developing the corporate/business strategy and attaining the long-term growth objectives of the Group. His relevant experience and knowledge in timber and plantation industries gained over time and familiarity with markets of our products have enabled him to address strategic issues and risks relating to the Group’s businesses. His long standing experience with the regulatory authorities’ policies are invaluable to the group.

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, 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 was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 1 January 2013.

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

Dato’ Wong manages the daily business operations and ensures effective implementation of the strategic plans and policies established by the Board. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he has served in various senior positions within the Group for more than 25 years during which he has acquired extensive experience in the running of the Group’s operations. He has been involved in the designing and setting up of all the timber processing plants, the construction projects at the oil palm estates and the designing and construction of all palm oil mills. 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.

He has no family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders 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 joined the Board on 27 March 1995.

Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong 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.

Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong has extensive experience in many industries including media and publishing, information technology, timber, plantation and manufacturing industries.

Currently, he is the Non-Executive Chairman of Media Chinese International Limited, a listed company in both Hong Kong and Malaysia. He also serves on the board of RH Petrogas Limited, a listed company in Singapore.

Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong is the brother of Tan Sri Datuk Sir 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 was appointed to the Board on 3 May 1999.

She holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University, Australia. She has been with Rimbunan Hijau Group since 1991 and has served in various managerial and senior positions in plantation and hospitality sectors.

Currently, 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 the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She also serves on the Board of Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad.

She is the daughter of Tan Sri Datuk Sir 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, Mr Tiong Chiong Hee are also members of the Board.

 
 
MR TIONG CHIONG HEE
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Tiong Chiong Hee was appointed to the Board on 14 May 1999.

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

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 is the nephew of Tan Sri Datuk Sir Tiong Hiew King, a major shareholder of the Company. His uncle, Dato’ Sri Dr Tiong Ik King,  and cousins, Dato’ Sri Tiong Chiong Hoo and 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 was appointed to the Board on 28 March 2002.

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

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 has no family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company.

 
 
MS WONG LEE YUN
DATO' WONG LEE YUN
Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato’ Wong Lee Yun was appointed to the Board on 21 June 2007.

She is a Certified Public Accountant by profession.

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. She is the chairman for Malaysia for TC Capital, a regional investment bank based in Singapore. She actively invests in businesses and holds directorship in several private limited companies which she founded.

She has no family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company.

 
 

None of the Directors:

  • has been convicted for any offences within the past 5 years other than traffic offences and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed on any of them by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
  • has been involved in situation that will create a conflict of interest with the Company.

All the Directors of the Company are Malaysians.

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