Key Senior Management

Encik Megat Joha Bin Megat Abdul Rahman

Group Managing Director

Encik Megat Joha Bin Megat Abdul Rahman, male, aged 58, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 18 April 2013 as an Executive Director. Subsequently, he was re-designated as Group Managing Director on 29 July 2015. Currently, he is a member of the Risk Management Committee.

He is a USA trained and qualified accountant who graduated from Boston University, Massachusetts with a Degree in Accounting & Finance in 1986 and started his career with Peat Marwick Mitchell, Chicago, USA. Having passed the USA CPA examination in 1987 in Chicago he returned to join the KPMG Kuala Lumpur office in 1988.

In 1991, he joined Kumpulan FIMA Berhad where he served in various capacities as Vice President for the Agro-based group and Business development and as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) for Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional and Security Printers (M) Sdn Bhd, of FIMA Berhad.

In 1998, Encik Megat Joha joined the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (“KLSE”) (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) as Investigations Senior Manager for Market Supervision. In 1999, he led the project team in establishing the Labuan International Financial Exchange (“LFX”) for the KLSE, and held the post of Assistant General Manager at LFX till 2002.

In early 2002, he assumed the post of Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director (Operations) at Mayban Securities Sdn Bhd until late 2005.

His various other stints included project sales at Sigma AIT Sdn Bhd, business development and project management at Scomi Engineering Berhad, Group CEO of Majuperak Holdings Berhad and lastly as General Manager at Boustead Sissons Paints Sdn Bhd.

He is currently a Board member of KUB Malaysia Berhad and Central Cable Berhad. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Encik Megat Joha does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Ms. Lee Cheang Mei

Executive Director - Continental Resources Sdn Bhd

Ms. Lee Cheang Mei (“Joyce Lee”), female, aged 62, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 7 May 2014 as an Alternate Director to Mr. Fung Heen Choon. She was redesignated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 28 February 2018.

She is the co-founder and Managing Director of Continental Resources Sdn Bhd [198801006186 (173543-U)] (“CRSB”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. She obtained her Certificate of Administrative Management from the administration and business management professional body, Institute of Administrative Management, in 1983. She has more than 30 years of experience in the edible oils industry where her core competency is in the marketing and sales of edible oils.

Ms. Joyce Lee began her career as a marketing executive in Felda Marketing Services Sdn Bhd (“Felda”) in 1981 where she was responsible for the export sales of palm oil and its downstream products. During her 7 years tenure with Felda, she successfully developed the export market for 2 regions, namely Asia (including Australasia) and the Middle East. Ms. Joyce Lee then joined Seacourt Pty Ltd, Australia in 1988 as Marketing Director where she was responsible to explore and create business opportunities as well as marketing of Malaysia’s palm oil and other liquid oil products to Australian consumers. In 1990, Ms. Joyce Lee left Seacourt Pty Ltd and co-founded CRSB where she was appointed Managing Director of CRSB.

Ms. Joyce Lee’s current position as Executive Director of CRSB is responsible for identifying, developing and directing the implementation of CRSB’s business strategies to ensure growth and progress in expanding market presence in the Asia (including Australasia), Middle East and Africa regions. She is also responsible for product development, brand and company positioning as well as ensuring a positive culture and working environment to achieve optimum employee productivity.

She has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which she has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Ms. Joyce Lee does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Mr. Fung Heen Choon

Executive Director - Continental Resources Sdn Bhd

Mr. Fung Heen Choon (“Julian Fung”), male, aged 64, was appointed to the Board on 7 May 2014 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. On 28 February 2018, he was redesignated as an alternate director to Ms. Lee Cheang Mei.

He is the co-founder and Executive Director of Continental Resources Sdn Bhd [198801006186 (173543-U)] (“CRSB”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from North East London Polytechnic, United Kingdom, in 1982. He has more than 20 years of experience in the edible oils industry where his core competency is in operations, accounting and finance.

Mr. Julian Fung began his career as an account assistant in London’s E.F. Hutton Pte Ltd in 1984 and was responsible for contract reconciliation and producing financial reports. In 1987, Mr. Julian Fung returned to Malaysia and joined Seccon Management Services Sdn Bhd as Manager and served the company for a period of 3 years. Mr. Julian Fung was responsible for the business development of the company as well as secretarial and management consultation services to its clients. Mr. Julian Fung resigned from Seccon Management Services Sdn Bhd in 1990 and co-founded CRSB where he was appointed Executive Director of CRSB, a position he continues to hold till today.

Mr. Julian Fung is responsible for managing the administration and factory operations of CRSB, including evaluation and implementation of operational expansion plans, licensing, financial strategies and cash flow as well as securing trade facilities and financing from financial institutions.

He has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Mr. Julian Fung does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

YBhg Dato’ Sukumaran s/o Ramasamy

Managing Director-Palmtop Vegeoil Products Sdn Bhd

YBhg Dato’ Sukumaran s/o Ramasamy (“Dato Kumar”), male, aged 64, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board on 10 June 2015 as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

After completing his secondary education, Dato’ Kumar began his career in 1981 as a Plant Manager in Ngo Chew Hong Edible Oil Pte Ltd (subsidiary of Mewah International, a listed company in the Singapore Stock Exchange) and advanced in several positions in the company before becoming the Chief Executive Officer of the company. This equipped him with extensive knowledge on the daily operations of the company including production, finance and consumer marketing.

Dato’ Kumar left the company in 2011 and was appointed Managing Director of Saber Pte Ltd. Dato’ Kumar has 39 years of experience in the palm oil industries, specifically in the consumer pack segment. He is now the Managing Director of Palmtop Vegeoil Products Sdn Bhd. He is a well-known and respected figure in the industry with good relationships built with edible oil producers and suppliers.

Dato’ Kumar possesses vast knowledge in the palm oil industry which he had successfully distributed edible oils and fats in retail packings to over 120 countries in Asia, Middle East, Australasia and Pacific Islands, Indian sub-continents, Africa, Caribbean Islands, Commonwealth of Independent States region and Europe.

He has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Dato’ Kumar does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Encik Azlan Bin Ahmad

Head of Corporate and Legal Affairs

Encik Azlan Bin Ahmad, aged 53, male, a Malaysian, holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the Middlesex University, London and he qualified as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn), England. Currently, he is a member of the Risk Management Committee.

He was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1993 and spent more than 6 years in private legal practice before joining a public listed company in the fast food industry in year 2000 as its Legal Manager where he served for five years.

He joined the Company’s then subsidiary, Permanis Sdn Bhd in 2005 as its Head of Legal and obtained his qualification as a Licensed Company Secretary in 2007. He served as the Group Company Secretary for the Company and its group of companies until July 2016. At the Company, he is responsible for overseeing the Legal and Corporate Secretarial Affairs department and provides advisory services in the same field to the Company and its subsidiaries.

Apart from Central Cables Berhad, a non-listed public company, he has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Encik Azlan does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Ms. Chaw Pei Yee

Senior Manager, Finance and Administration

Ms. Chaw Pei Yee, aged 56, female, a Malaysian, holds a Master’s Degree in Business from the Victory University of Technology, Australia. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, the Certified Practising Accountant Australia and Asean Chartered Professional Accountant. Currently, she is a member of the Risk Management Committee.

She has more than 9 years of experience in the external audit field covering a wide range of industries including property development, manufacturing, construction, hotel, plantations and investment holdings. Prior to joining the Company, she was an Accountant of a Public Listed Company in the Property Development sector.

She joined the Company as an Accountant and was appointed as Senior Manager, Finance and Administration on 16 April 2007. She oversees the finance, tax, administration and human resources of the Company.

She has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which she has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Ms. Chaw does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Encik Baharuddin Bin Basirun

Chief Operating Officer of Continental Resources Sdn Bhd

Encik Baharuddin Bin Basirun, aged 58, male, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Continental Resources Sdn Bhd [198801006186 (173543-U)] (“CRSB”) on 1 May 2015.

After obtaining a Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia, he began his career in 1984, as an Assistant Accountant at Klang Port Authority (KPA). In 1986, he furthered his studies pursuing the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) qualifications at the Accountancy Tutors, London, United Kingdom. In 1992, upon his return to Malaysia, he joined the privatised Klang Port Management as an Assistant Accountant.

In 1995, he joined PDX Computers Sdn Bhd as a Senior Executive (Finance). Concurrently, he obtained his Bachelors of Accounting from Universiti Teknologi MARA (“UiTM”) and in 1996, he joined Prolink Development Sdn Bhd, as an Assistant Manager (Finance).

In 1997, he joined Konsortium Logistic Berhad (“KLB”), as an Accountant and his last position with KLB was as its Vice President. In 2004, he joined Ayamas Food Corporation Sdn Bhd (“Ayamas”), as a Senior Manager and in 2007 was promoted to the position of Deputy General Manager (“DGM”) of KFC Manufacturing Sdn Bhd. His last position prior to joining the Company was as the DGM of Ayamas. During his ten (10) years with the QSR Group, he successfully set-up the Logistics Division, warehouse management system, re-engineering of its manufacturing system and production management system.

Currently, Encik Baharuddin is the Chief Operating Officer of CRSB and is responsible for managing the operations and financial of the Group’s Edible Oils Division including production planning, material planning, supply chain management, quality management, licensing, financial strategies, cash flow, trade facilities and financing from financial institutions and project manager for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) implementation.

He has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Encik Baharuddin does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.

Mr. Foo Loke Yean

Chief Executive Officer of Doe Industries Sdn Bhd

Mr. Foo Loke Yean (“Mr. Robert Foo”), aged 56, male, a Malaysian, is a Graduate Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Commercial Management, United Kingdom. After graduating he continued to pursue Advance Diploma in Business and Management from West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Wales, United Kingdom. Currently, he is a member of Risk Management Committee of the holding company, C.I. Holdings Berhad.

Prior to joining Doe Industries Sdn Bhd [197701005750 (36788-T)] (“Doe”) in July 2001, he was with Hume Industries Berhad – Concrete Division as Sales Manager from 1990 to 2001. He has 25 years’ experience in Building Material Industry.

He joined Doe in 2001 as Sales Manager later promoted in 2007 to General Manager – Sales and Marketing and subsequently in August 2009 was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Doe Industries Sdn Bhd Group of Companies. He is overall in charge of the Operation and Business Development of Tap ware and Sanitary Ware Division.

He has no directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and there is no business arrangement with the Company in which he has personal interest.

Other than traffic offences, Mr. Robert Foo does not have any convictions for offences within the past 5 years and particulars of any public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year, if any.