Board of Directors

Age 79. Male. Malaysian. Executive Chairman. He was appointed as Director on 18 January 1971 and has been Chairman since 1987. He was redesignated from Chief Executive & Chairman to Executive Chairman on 1 January 2018. Currently, he is also the Executive Chairman of MUI Properties Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Metrojaya Berhad, West Synergy Sdn Bhd, Laura Ashley Holdings plc and Corus Hotels Limited (formerly known as Corus Hotels plc), United Kingdom. He is presently a trustee of Regent University, Virginia, USA, a board member of Northwest University, a Council Member of the Malaysian-British Business Council, the Malaysia-China Business Council and the Asia Business Council. He was the Chairman of the then Tourist Development Corporation (now known as the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board), Vice Chairman of Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), a trustee of the National Welfare Foundation and sat on the Boards of SCMP Group Limited (South China Morning Post) and The Bank of East Asia Limited, Hong Kong. He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia in 1993, Honorary Doctor of Law by Northwest University, Kirkland, Seattle, USA in 2000 and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (Honoris Causa) by UCSI University, Malaysia in 2011. In 1985, he was awarded the Manager of the Year by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia and he was also honoured with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Asian Institute of Management Graduates' Association of Malaysia and the Association of Banks, Malaysia. In 2012, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for 'Leadership in Global Business' by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute at the World Chinese Economic Forum. In 2013, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for entrepreneurship by Enterprise Asia and the BrandLaureate Premier Brand ICON Leadership Award. Also in 2013, was conferred a medal by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, a Commission established by the United States Congress. In February 2015, he was awarded Chairman of the Year by the BrandLaureate Brand Leadership Awards 2014-2015. He is a deemed substantial shareholder of Malayan United Industries Berhad. He is the father of Mr Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow, the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Malayan United Industries Berhad.

Age 46. Male. Australian. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 1 January 2018. He is currently also the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MUI Properties Berhad, an Executive Director of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad and Network Foods International Ltd, and a Director of Metrojaya Berhad, West Synergy Sdn Bhd, Laura Ashley Holdings plc, Laura Ashley Inc., Laura Ashley (North America) Inc., Regent Corporation, Corus Hotels Limited and Federal International (2000) Ltd. He is a Barrister-at-law from Lincolns Inn, United Kingdom and also holds a Degree in Law and Master of Arts from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and Master of Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University, United States of America as well as Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics from the University of Victoria, Canada. He has also held senior management positions in a number of diverse industries including food, retailing, and the hospitality sector. He is the son of Tan Sri Dato’ Khoo Kay Peng, the Executive Chairman of Malayan United Industries Berhad.

Age 71, Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 3 January 2007. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Currently, he also sits on the Board of TMC Life Sciences Berhad. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Sekolah Menengah Laki-Laki Methodist Sentul and Chairman of Pusat Bantuan Sentul; Chairman of the Management Committee of Wesley Methodist School and Chairman of the Board of Management of Methodist College Kuala Lumpur. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in 1973. He joined the Government service as a medical officer in 1974 until 1977. Between 1977 and 1980, he worked as a medical officer with the British National Health Service. From 1981 to 1983, he was a volunteer rural health officer in Southern Sudan, Africa. In 1985, he commenced private medical general practice until 1999, when he was made a Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Land and Cooperative Development, a post he held until 2004. He had previously served as a Member of Parliament for Segambut, Kuala Lumpur from 1995 until 2008 and a Member of Parliament for Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur from 2013 until 2018.
Age 72. Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 4 October 2011. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is an economics graduate from the University of Malaya with an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, earned his DBA from the University of South Australia in 2007. Professionally he was a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales. Currently he is a Chartered Accountant member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. For more than thirty years Dr Wong had held senior management positions in management consultancy, merchant banking, commercial banking and stock broking. In January 1999 he took early retirement from his employment career as Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad. After retirement he remained active in the business world and had served as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of two companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Currently he is an independent non-executive director and member of the investment committee of TA Investment Management Berhad and an independent non-executive director of Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He is also a director of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship Berhad.
Age 61. Female. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to the Board on 26 June 2018. She is a member of the Audit Committee. She also sits on the Boards of Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad and Metrojaya Berhad. She is the Advisor for EL Wafa Travel Services Sdn Bhd. She had worked with Tabung Haji Kuala Lumpur from 1980 to 1985 and was subsequently attached to Tabung Haji Saudi Arabia under the auspices of the Embassy of Malaysia from 1986 to 1992. She was appointed as the Councillor in the Haj Welfare Division in Tabung Haji Jeddah to assist pilgrims who need counselling during the Haj period in Saudi Arabia. She was also the Public Relation Manager of the Malaysian Women’s Association Club of Jeddah. She handled the activities of the Club that includes public relation with various Government, Corporate and other associations in Saudi Arabia. She also played an important role in the International Women’s Association of Jeddah in the affairs of Welfare and Charity work. Formerly, she was the Chief Executive Officer of FDI Travel Services Sdn Bhd. Her exposure and experience in trade and travel began while working for the family-owned businesses. She is a graduate in Accountancy and Business Management Studies.