Directors' Profile

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 70

Dato’ Hon was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2010 as our Independent Non- Executive Director. He was redesignated as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 2 January 2012. He is a member of our Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Econ) in 1976 from University Sciences Malaysia (USM). In 1977, he started his career in the government’s statistical department. In 1986, he was elected as state assemblyman and was appointed as a state executive councilor of Negeri Sembilan. He was then elected to be a member of the Parliament in 1995 and was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Education in 1999, a position that he holds till 2008. He is also the Vice President of NSCMH Medical Centre, a non-profit making organisation in Seremban. He was also appointed as Independent Director in Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad on 23 July 2015.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meetings held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 46

Dr. Goy was appointed as an Executive Director cum Deputy Chairman on 7 November 2017. He is a corporate consultant with extensive experience in local and international capital markets, likewise in the field of information communication technology. In 1995, he started his career as Corporate Finance Manager with an International Investment Bank, his last held position was Head of Corporate Finance and Advisory, where he assisted several large corporations and GLC on raising capital via international financial market. Later, he joined a leading local financial firm as Vice President for Business Development and Corporate Advisory. Subsequently, he ventured into numerous ICT businesses before setting up his own consulting business specializing in Merger & Acquisition, corporate restructuring and project funding for SME company besides advising corporation on Pre-Initial Public Offerings.

He graduated with a BBA degree, in 1992 from American Intercontinental University of London (presently known as University Regent’s University London). He also holds an MBA from Oklahoma City University graduated in 1994. He also possesses a Doctorate degree (DBA) in Strategic Management. He was awarded a Master of Financial Management (MFP) certification from American Academy of Financial Management. He is member of Chartered Audit Committee Director from The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.

He has been granted the title “Datuk Wira” by the state of Melaka, prior to that he was bestowed with Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang, and Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN) by the state of Penang.

He was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director in SCC Holdings Berhad on 1 April 2010.

Since his appointment he has attended one (1) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 71

Prof. Dr. Paul Cheng was appointed to the Board of PeterLabs Holdings Berhad on 1 November 2010. Currently he serves as a Senior Independent Non- Executive Director and as the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Prof. Dr. Paul Cheng distinguished himself in practice as an auditor and a tax consultant. He is the founder and currently the senior partner of Cheng & Co, a Chartered Accountants Firm established in 1993. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the University Tun Abdul Razak since February 2011. In addition, he lectures on Mandatory Accreditation Program (MAP) for directors of public listed companies in Malaysia.

Prof. Dr. Paul Cheng holds a Bachelor of Business degree (1990) from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He also possesses a Master of Business Administration degree (1991) and a Doctor of Commercial Sciences degree (1996) both from the Oklahoma City University, USA. In addition, he holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree (2007) from the University of Newcastle, Australia.

He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), and a member of the Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC). He is a fellow member of CPA Australia and The Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA, UK), a Chartered Tax Practitioner with the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia, and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA Malaysia).

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 59

Lim Tong Seng was appointed to the Board on 28 July 2010 as a Director and subsequently redesignated as the Managing Director of our Group on 1 September 2010. He completed his secondary school education in 1977 and has since accumulated over 33 years of experience in the livestock industry, mainly in the animal health and nutrition sector. He is also a committee member of the Malaysian Animal Health and Nutrition Industries Association.

Mr Lim’s career in the livestock industry began when he joined the feedmill division of Industrial Farm Pte Ltd, a Singapore commercial pig farm in 1978 as a Feedmill Executive. In 1984, he assumed the position of Production Executive at Agrinuser (M) Sdn Bhd, a feed additive premix manufacturing company. In 1989, he founded Benuser and spearheaded the company’s operations in manufacturing various feed additives and premixes for the livestock industry.

In 2002, Mr Lim left Benuser and co-founded PeterLabs, Osmosis Nutrition and PLON Synergy together with two (2) directors from Chern Tek, namely Teo Chin Heng and Dr. Teo Kooi Cheng. Mr Lim was appointed as the Executive Director of PeterLabs in 2002 and subsequently was promoted to Managing Director in 2008.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 65

Teo Chin Heng was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2010 as an Executive Director and is currently heading the Supply Chain Department. He is also a member of Remuneration Committee. He graduated from National Chengchi University in Taiwan with a Bachelor of Economics in 1978 and has since accumulated over 30 years of experience in the animal health and nutrition industry.

Mr Teo began his career in his family’s porcelain manufacturing business in 1979 and subsequently joined Wellchem (M) Sdn Bhd in 1981 as a Sales Executive in the veterinary division. In 1986, he co-founded Chern Tek, a company involved in trading of animal health and nutrition products, where he assumed the position of Executive Director and was responsible for the company’s sales and marketing activities.

In 2002, Mr Teo left Chern Tek and co-founded PeterLabs, Osmosis Nutrition and PLON Synergy. Mr Teo was appointed as the Executive Director of PeterLabs and Sales and Marketing Director of Osmosis Nutrition in 2002.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Female/ 45

Yap Siaw Peng was appointed as an Executive Director on 1 March 2016. She obtained her Bachelor Degree of Accounting with Honours and internship practices from The University of Hull in United Kingdom in 1998.

She began her career with few multinational companies in various industry. In 1998, she joined Digi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd as an Accounts Officer. From year 2000 to 2003, she served as a Senior Accounts Executive and Credit Controller in RS Components Sdn Bhd. Prior to joining PeterLabs Sdn Bhd, she worked for 7 years with an American Fortune 500 Company, Avery Dennison Materials Sdn Bhd as a Finance Manager to responsible on the day-to-day operations, she also participated in the South East Asia financial project and to oversee the operational activities at the distribution center in Johor Bahru.

She joined PeterLabs Sdn Bhd in 2010 as a Financial Controller to assist the Group in the Initial Public Offering exercise and was promoted to General Manager in 2012. She is currently responsible for the Group’s corporate services function inter-alia, treasury, accounting, corporate planning, finance, human resources, information technology and day-to-day operations of the Group.

She has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 58

Lau Yeng Khuan is one of our Group’s Sales and Marketing Director and was appointed as an Executive Director on 1 September 2010. He completed his high school education in 1977 and has since accumulated over 30 years of sales and business development experience in the livestock industry.

Mr Lau started his career with N.A.M Trading (Ipoh) Sdn Bhd as a Sales Executive in 1978 and subsequently joined Chern Tek in 1997 as a Sales Manager. He left the company to join our Group in 2002 as an Area Sales Manager. He is responsible for overseeing our Group’s sales and business development activities in Perak where his roles include sales, co-ordinating and liaising with customers. He is also responsible for providing professional advice to our customers in the swine and poultry sector.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 42

Lau Kin Wai was appointed as an Executive Director on 9 January 2018 and redesignated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 08 March 2019. He is a wellrecognised Asia who founded his first technology company when he was 23 and has since taken six technology companies public. He began his career as the co-founder and Managing Director of Viztel Solutions Berhad (“Viztel”), a telecom and mobile Internet software startup. At the age of 26, Mr Lau led Viztel to IPO and was one of the youngest Managing Directors of a public company in Southeast Asia. Mr Lau is currently the Group CEO of ASX-listed Fatfish Internet Group, a publicly traded tech venture investment firm. Mr Lau is also Chairman of ASX-listed iCandy Interactive Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Sedania Innovator Berhad.

Mr Lau graduated first class honors in Engineering from the University of Manchester and holds a MBA degree from the University of Oxford. Mr Lau frequently supports entrepreneurial campaigns in colleges and universities and is a regular judge at innovation and startup competitions in Singapore.

As he was appointed as Director on 9 January 2018, he has not attended any Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 79

Dr. Vijaya was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2010 as our Independent Non- Executive Director. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of Nomination Committee. He is a veterinarian with a Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from East Pakistan Agricultural University (currently known as Bangladesh Agriculture University). He graduated with a first class degree in 1970. In 1974, he obtained a PhD in Animal Nutrition from the Royal School of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany.

After his return from Germany, Dr. Vijaya started his career as a Research officer at the Institut Haiwan, Kluang, Johor for two years. He then joined the feed milling industry as a nutritionist and worked for two (2) related companies, namely Sin Heng Chan (M) Sdn Bhd and Federal Flour Mills Bhd for 35 years before becoming a freelance consultant for a few multinational companies in the field of poultry production, nutrition and staff training.

As a nutritionist, he has pioneered various research projects that are published in various international journals. Dr.Vijaya is also the Chairman of the Technical Committee of Animal Feeds of Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (“SIRIM”). In SIRIM, he spearheaded the development of various types of animal feed for the livestock industry. Dr. Vijaya was awarded the Livestock Asia 2013 Award by the Ministry of Agriculture on his outstanding contribution to Malaysian Feed Milling Industry. This is the third award which he has received from the Ministry of Agriculture ever since the Livestock show started in 2001. He was also honoured by the Malaysian Society of Animal Production for his contribution to the feed industry in 1996 and by our Ministry of Science and Technology for his contribution in the development of various standards for feeding livestock in 1997.

Dr. Vijaya’s other achievements include the Livestock Industry Achievement Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, both awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture in 2002 and 2007 respectively. In 2006, he was appointed as the speaker of the Bureau of World Poultry Science Association, in which he delivered lectures and conducted research papers in various international meetings. In 2008, he was made a fellow by the World Poultry Science Association for the Malaysian Branch. He is also a member of various professional bodies both locally and internationally.

Aside from being a freelance consultant, Dr. Vijaya currently lectures in several local and foreign universities.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.

Nationality
Malaysian

Gender/ Age
Male/ 58

Encik Azman was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2010 as our Independent Non- Executive Director. He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of Audit Committee. He obtained his Bachelors of Pharmacy (Honours) from University of El- Mansourah, Egypt, in 1983. He is a registered pharmacist with the Malaysian Pharmacy Board since 1984. Upon graduation, he joined the Ministry of Health of Malaysia as a Pharmacy Enforcement Officer.

In 1992, he left the Ministry of Health of Malaysia and joined Xepa Soul Pattinson (M) Sdn Bhd as a pharmacist. In 1995, he joined Kotra Pharma (M) Sdn Bhd, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor, as a Quality Assurance Manager and was later promoted to Plant Manager in 2001. He left the company in 2003, and thereafter he joined Applied Chemie (M) Sdn Bhd as a Technical and Training Director.

In 2006, Encik Azman started his own consultancy firm, A1 Consultancy & Integrated Services Sdn Bhd, specializing in providing pharmaceutical consultancy services as well as training and registration of medicinal drugs, traditional (herbal) medicines, health supplements, cosmetics, and veterinary medicinal products.

Encik Azman is a life member and vice-chairman of Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, Melaka branch, and member of Parenteral Drug Association. He is also a member of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) of the Malaysian Affiliate.

He has attended all five (5) Board Meeting held during the financial year.