Profile of Directors
 

Tan Sri Dato' Khoo Kay Peng
Age 75. Chairman and Chief Executive of Malayan United Industries Berhad. Appointed as Director on 18 January 1971 and has been Chairman since 1987. 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, was awarded the Manager of the Year by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia and 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, 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. Was the Chairman of the then Tourist Development Corporation (now known as the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board), Vice Chairman of Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) and a trustee of the National Welfare Foundation. Currently, also the Chairman and Chief Executive of MUI Properties Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Laura Ashley Holdings plc and Corus Hotels Limited (formerly known as Corus Hotels plc), United Kingdom. Also sits on the Boards of Metrojaya Berhad, MUI Continental Berhad, SCMP Group Limited (South China Morning Post) and The Bank of East Asia Limited, Hong Kong. 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. A deemed substantial shareholder of Malayan United Industries Berhad.

Tan Sri Dato' Paduka Dr Mazlan bin Ahmad
Age 70. Independent Non-Executive Director. Appointed as Director on 3 January 2007. Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. Also member of the Audit Committee. Holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History from University of Malaya, Master of Public Administration from University of Pittsburgh and PhD in Public Administration from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. He also attended The Executive Development Programme (Philippinés Executive Academy), and The Advanced Management Programme (Harvard Business School). He began his career in the Administrative and Diplomatic Service of the Malaysian Government in August 1966. During the course of his 33 years in Public Service, he had served as INTAN Director, Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice, Secretary General of the Ministry of Information, Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and Mayor of Kuala Lumpur. He retired from the Malaysian Civil Service as Director General of the Public Service Department in December 1998. He was then appointed and served for 6 years as Chairman of the Education Service Commission until January 2005. Currently, he sits on the Boards of MUI Continental Berhad and Wing Tai Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Dr Tan Kee Kwong
Age 67. Independent Non-Executive Director. Appointed as Director on 3 January 2007. Member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. 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. He is currently also the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Sekolah Menengah Laki-Laki Methodist Sentul; 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 also sits on the Board of TMC Life Sciences Berhad.

Dr Wong Hong Meng
Age 67. Independent Non-Executive Director. Appointed on 4 October 2011. Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee. Dr Wong Hong Meng, 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 Securities Malaysia 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 and MUI Continental Berhad.