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Director's Profile Year:
 TAN LYE HUAT
Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director
 TAN SOOK YEE
Executive Director
 CHU KAN
Independent Non–Executive Director
 RITA TAI LAI LING
Independent Non-Executive Director
 HAU HOCK KHUN
Independent Non-Executive Director
 LIM HOCK AUN
Independent Non-Executive Director
 
TAN LYE HUAT
Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director
 
Tan Lye Huat (Mr Tan), Malaysian, Male, aged 67, was appointed as Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Kumpulan H & L High-Tech Berhad (H & L or the Company) on 2 September 1997. Mr Tan is also one of the Key Senior Management and he is a businessman by profession and the founder of H & L High-Tech Sdn Bhd (HHT), Plastik STC Sdn Bhd (PSSB), H & L High-Tech Deco Sdn Bhd (HHTD), H & L High-Tech Properties Sdn Bhd (HHTP) and H & L High-Tech Properties Development Sdn Bhd (HHPD).

He founded Hup Lee Engineering Works (HLEW) in 1976 as a partnership in the mould and dies industry and incorporated the partnership under HHT on 9 November 1988.

With more than 40 years’ experience of closely managing the production and marketing operations of HHT and HLEW, Mr Tan possesses in-depth knowledge and experience in the overall operations of HHT as well as the industry in general.

He sits on the Board of all companies under the H & L Group and also holds directorships in a number of other private limited companies. He has no conflict of interest with the Company. His daughter Tan Sook Yee is Director of H & L.

He has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

TAN SOOK YEE
Executive Director
 
Tan Sook Yee (Ms Tan), Malaysian, Female, aged 40, was appointed as Non-Independent Executive Director of H & L on 30 June 2006. She is also one of the Key Senior Management.

Ms Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

She joined H & L Group as a Customer Support Engineer in 2004 and is now the Business Development Director of which her primary role is to develop new projects for the Group and manage the Group’s international businesses. Ms Tan is also the Quality Management Representative for the H & L Group. She sits on the Board of H & L and all its subsidiaries. She also holds directorships in a number of other private limited companies.

She has no conflict of interest with the Company. She is the daughter of Mr Tan Lye Huat, Chairman and Managing Director of H & L. She has no conflict of interest with the Company.

Ms Tan was previously the Chairperson of Risk Management Committee of the Company which was subsequently merged with Audit Committee on 22 January 2021 to form a single committee, known as the “Audit and Risk Management Committee”.

She has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

CHU KAN
Independent Non–Executive Director
 
Chu Kan (Mr Chu), Malaysian, Male, aged 77, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of H & L on 2 September 1997. He has been a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors since 1980 and he became a professional member of the National Institute of Accountants, Australia in 2003. In 1969, Mr Chu began his career as an office manager cum accountant with General Ceramic Bhd (now known as General Corporation Bhd). Mr Chu left in 1986 as the assistant group internal auditor.

In 1987, he joined Redland Prestige Ceramic Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Johan Holdings Bhd, which is principally involved in manufacturing of ceramic tiles, as a finance and administration manager. He retired from employment in early 1997 and currently sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

He also sits on the Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and there is no conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

RITA TAI LAI LING
Independent Non-Executive Director
 
Rita Tai Lai Ling (Ms Rita), Malaysian, Female, aged 55, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of H & L on 23 June 2009. She is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Certified Public Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a holder of Capital Market Services License issued by the Securities Commission.

Ms Rita began her career in 1989 as an Accountant with MST Industrial System Sdn Bhd. In 1990, she joined Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PriceWaterHouseCoopers) as an audit assistant and thereafter was promoted to the position of an Audit Manager. Subsequently in 1994, she joined a licensed Asset Management company as the Head of Finance and Corporate Affairs. In 1997, Ms Rita joined Hwang DBS Securities Sdn. Bhd. (now known as Hwang DBS Investment Bank Bhd.) as a Dealer’s Representative. Later in 2001, she transferred her Dealer’s Representative licence to Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and has been with the company until end of 2011. In January 2012, she transferred her Dealer’s Representative licence to Malacca Securities Sdn Bhd. The years of experience that she gained in the audit and business advisory services as well as in the securities industry has equipped her with extensive knowledge in the operations of the stockbroking, manufacturing, banking, insurance, trading and plantation sectors.

She is the Chairperson of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.

She does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and there is no conflict of interest with the Company.

She has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

HAU HOCK KHUN
Independent Non-Executive Director
 
Hau Hock Khun (Mr Hau), Malaysian, Male, aged 48, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of H & L on 5 August 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) from Bond University, Australia, MBA (Total Quality Management) from Newport University, USA and International Diploma Computer Science NCC, UK.

He was called to the Malaysian Bar on 31 May 1998 and is admissible to the Queensland Solicitors’ Board (Australia), and currently is the Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He is also a Mediator registered with the panel of Malaysia Mediation Centre and the Associate Member of the UK. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Mr Hau is currently a Managing Partner in Messrs H K Hau, Advocates and Solicitors and also a Consultant for various organisations for property and project development planning, property investment & development and real estate related matters.

He is proficient and well versed in various law fields with specialisation and experience in shipping, company restructuring, franchising, trademark, patents, industry design, corporate and commercial law, banking and civil litigationas well as in the property and real estate related matters.

He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and there is no conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

LIM HOCK AUN
Independent Non-Executive Director
 
Lim Hock Aun (Mr Lim), Malaysian, Male, aged 61, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of H & L on 21 October 2020. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant, and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales.

Mr Lim has more than 25 years of experience in the Malaysian Financial Industry. He was previously the Senior Vice President, Head of Group Basel and Sustainability Reporting in AMMB Holdings Berhad Group (AmBank Group) until his retirement in July 2020. Prior to his accomplishments in the Malaysian Financial Sector, Mr Lim had served across Accounting, Audit and Tax Industries in the United Kingdom (UK) from September 1980 to July 1991. Upon his return from the UK in 1991, he joined Ban Hin Lee Bank Berhad (BHLB Berhad) as Accountant. He was then promoted to Manager of Financial Control Department and subsequently assumed the role of Senior Manager/ Head of Financial Control Department in 1992 and 1995, respectively.

In 2000, Mr Lim was appointed as Head of Group Finance upon the merger of Southern Bank Berhad and BHLB Berhad. In July 2001, he joined AmAssurance Berhad, the insurance arm of AmBank Group as Head of Finance, Corporate and Planning and had since held various positions within AmBank Group as follows: Head of Finance and Administration of AmBank (M) Berhad and AmIslamic Bank Berhad, Head of Group External Reporting, Head of Group Accounting Policy and Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards Projects, and finally Head of Group Basel and Sustainability Reporting.

He is the Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company, he is also a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and there is no conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no conviction for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.