Management Team

Male. Australian. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 1 January 2018 and was subsequently re-designated to Chairman & Chief Executive Officer on 13 December 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 Inc., Laura Ashley (North America) Inc., Regent Corporation, Corus Hotels Limited and Federal International (2000) Ltd. He is the former Non-Executive Chairman of Laura Ashley Holdings plc. 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 deemed major shareholder of Malayan United Industries Berhad.

Male. Malaysian. Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2020 and was subsequently re-designated as Executive Director on 17 February 2020. He is currently the Group Executive Director of The MUI Group. He also sits on the Boards of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad, MUI Properties Berhad and Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom. Prior to joining The MUI Group, he was the Group Chief Operating Officer of BW Yee Seng Steel Industries Sdn Bhd, a member of the BWYS Group. He has also previously worked for The MUI Group, IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad, Escoy Holdings Berhad, Plantation Agencies Sdn Bhd and Deloitte, amongst others.

Male. Malaysian. He is the Group Corporate Communication Director. He was appointed as Corporate Communication Director of the MUI Group on 2 April 2018. Prior to his retirement in 2013, he held several senior positions with the MUI Group. These included Executive Director of MUI Properties Berhad, Executive Director of the Hotel Division, and Chief Executive Officer of Metrojaya Berhad. During his 30-year career with the Group, he had also served with the Group’s overseas operations as Executive Director of Corus Hotels Ltd, United Kingdom, President, Regent Corporation, USA, President, MUI Philippines Inc. and Chief Executive, MUI Resources Philippines Inc. His past career experience also included stints in public relations consultancy and human resources development.
Male. Malaysian. He is Executive Director of the Group’s Hotel Division (Malaysia). He joined the Group’s Hotel Division (Malaysia) as Vice President in August 2012. He has a Diploma in Hotel Management from the American Hotel & Motel Association. He has over 40 years of experience in hotel industry. He worked with the Holiday Inns in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Hong Kong and has extensive hotel pre-opening experience with Equatorial Penang and the Swiss Garden International Group. He also had worked with 5-star Padma hotel in Bali, Indonesia. In 1994, he was appointed as General Manager to pre-open two Swiss Garden hotels and subsequently was appointed as Vice President (Operations) of the Swiss Garden International Group.
Male. Malaysian. He is an Executive Director of the Group’s Property Division and an Executive Director of West Synergy Sdn Bhd. He joined the Group in November 2016. He has a degree of Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) from Deakin University, Australia. He has more than 25 years of experience in architectural consultancy and property development. He was previously with UOA Development Bhd and prior to joining the MUI Group, he was Deputy General Manager of the Mah Sing Group.
Male, Malaysian. He was appointed as Executive Director of Network Foods (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd on 28 May 2018. He graduated from Flinders University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Economics in 1998. Prior to joining the Group, he was the Group Chief Operating Officer of Asia Brands Berhad from April 2014 – May 2018 overseeing the Group’s operations and execution of business strategies. From 2003 – 2013, he was attached to Nestle Products Sdn Bhd where he held various leadership positions in the company.
Female. Malaysian. She is the Group Financial Controller. She joined the MUI Group as Financial Controller in October 2014. She has 24 years of experience in accounting and finance, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She started her career as Accounts Officer at Guolene Plastic Products Sdn Bhd before moving on to various accounting and financial positions in Kenneison Brothers Group. Prior to joining the MUI Group, she was Vice President of AlloyMtd Group.
Female. Malaysian. She was appointed as Executive Director, MJ Department Stores Sdn Bhd/Metrojaya Berhad on 4 October 2019. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Sunshine Coast. She has more than 30 years working experience, of which, 20 years are in the retail industry with a strong passion for fashion, food retailing, coaching and mentoring. Her retail career began in hypermarket, moving on to fashion boutiques and concept stores, big format specialty stores, food halls and cafes. She has exposure in managing both business and store operations, commercial, marketing and promotion strategy planning, visual merchandising, people management, hospitality, customer service, brand management and P&L, to name a few. She brings with her best practices and retail experiences from local, regional and international brands, i.e. British India, Baleno, Carrefour and Marks & Spencer, amongst other establishments.
Female. Malaysian. She was appointed as the Group Human Resources Director on 1 August 2019. She has a LL.B (Honours) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales, United Kingdom. She has more than 14 years of working experience in legal and human resource in different industries including consumer goods, healthcare, digital & social media marketing, and consulting with a strong background in Talent and Performance Management, Organisational Development, and Employee Engagement.