Key Management Team

Loi Tuan Ee

Non-Independent Executive Director, Group Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer
59;Male;Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 24 March 2010

Loi Tuan Ee is one of the co-founders of our Group. He attended Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Ayer Tawar, Sitiawan, Perak for his secondary education until 1980. He commenced his career with Ayer Hitam Oil Mill Sdn. Bhd. as a supervisor in 1982. He subsequently joined Kartika Machinery Sdn. Bhd. in 1984 as a sales representative and was involved in the sales and marketing of industrial products.

He left Kartika Machinery Sdn. Bhd. to establish Ready Chemical (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Multiview Enterprise Sdn. Bhd. in 1984, companies which were principally involved in the sale of household care products and the sale of packaging materials respectively. In 1991, he joined Century Bond Berhad as a director before being redesignated as Deputy Managing Director in 2002 where he was responsible for, amongst others, developing and managing strategic plans for the group.

In 2005, he left Century Bond Berhad to venture into the farming business through the establishment of Rainforest Capital where he was the Managing Director. In 2010, he co-founded The Holstein Milk Company Sdn. Bhd. and was instrumental in expanding our Group’s operations in the dairy business since.

As our Group Managing Director, he is primarily responsible for the business development and direction, strategic corporate planning and the overall operations and management of our Group. Under Loi Tuan Ee’s leadership, our Group was awarded “Best Dairy Farm” by Asia Livestock in 2015 and in 2020, our Group received the ASEAN Inclusive Business Award. In his personal capacity, his notable achievements include being selected as an “Endeavour Entrepreneur” at the 65th Endeavour International Selection Panel in Bali in July 2016 as well as being nominated for Ernst & Young’s Malaysia Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.

He was appointed as a permanent executive committee member of the National Food Security Council on 17 June 2020. He was also appointed as a committee member of the Program Review Committee of Universiti Putra Malaysia’s faculty of educational studies on 22 July 2021. He currently holds directorships in other private limited companies.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group. He is the brother to both Loi Tuan Kin and Loi Foon Kion. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Azmi Bin Zainal

Group Chief Operating Officer
56; Male; Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 24 March 2010

Azmi Bin Zainal attended Sekolah Teknik Tuanku Jaafar, Ampangan Seremban for his secondary education until 1983.

He began his career with the Federal Land Development Authority (“FELDA”) in 1989 as a land planning officer for Felda Lok Heng Barat where he was responsible for managing FELDA settlers’ farming and social matters. Subsequent to leaving FELDA in 1997, he founded his own business, Gemilang Packaging Sdn. Bhd., where he was involved in, amongst others, the trading and supply of industrial packaging.

From 2006 to 2008, he was on a two-year sabbatical where he pursued his personal interests. In 2008, he joined Nu Moto Sdn. Bhd., a company involved in the trading and supply of motorcycles to FELDA and Army co-operatives as a sales representative.

He was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of The Holstein Milk Company in 2010 and is responsible for managing the operations and sales of our Group. He is also actively involved in the distribution and marketing of our Group’s products. He currently holds directorships in other private limited companies.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group nor any family relationship with any other Director, member of key senior management or major shareholder of the Group. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Mohd Khairul Bin Mat Hassan

Group Chief Financial Officer
43; Male; Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 8 June 2020

Mohd Khairul Bin Mat Hassan graduated from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2001 with a Bachelor of Commerce and subsequently obtained a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2002. He commenced his career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (Malaysia) as an Associate in 2002 and subsequently assumed the role of Senior Associate, where he was involved in assurance, audit and business advisory assignments until 2005. In 2006, he joined Pricewaterhouse Coopers Americas (Bermuda) as a Senior Associate before being promoted to the position of Manager, where he continued to be involved in assurance, audit and business advisory assignments.

He returned to Malaysia in 2007 and worked with UEM World Berhad from 2007 to 2008 as a Manager in the corporate finance department of the group. He was subsequently reassigned to UEM Sunrise Berhad (formerly known as UEM Land Holdings Berhad) in 2008 as a Deputy Senior Manager in the corporate planning and business development department before leaving the group at the end of 2011 to pursue a full-time one-year Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme in 2012 with the INSEAD Business School (“INSEAD”).

After completing his masters studies, he worked with A.T. Kearney, Inc. (Malaysia) from February 2013 to April 2014 as a management consultant. He then joined NUR Power Sdn. Bhd. (“NUR Power”) as the Senior General Manager, Finance before being promoted to become the Chief Financial Officer of NUR Power group in May 2014. He left the NUR Power group in May 2020 and joined our Group as the Group Chief Financial Officer in June 2020. He brings with him over 17 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance.

He is responsible for the overall finance function, strategic and corporate finance matters, and general management of our Group.

He also holds a MBA from INSEAD since 2012 and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia since 2005 and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2016.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group nor any family relationship with any other Director, member of key senior management or major shareholder of the Group. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Loi Tuan Kin

Plant Operations Director
58; Male; Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 24 March 2010

Loi Tuan Kin is one of the co-founders of our Group. He has over 12 years’ experience in the dairy industry. He attended Sekolah Menengah Rendah Jalan Tok Perdana, Sitiawan, Perak for his secondary education until 1981. Upon completing his secondary education, he was on a two-year sabbatical from 1982 until 1984 to pursue his personal interests.

He began his career as a production supervisor at Century Bond Berhad in 1985. He was subsequently promoted to production manager and was responsible for overseeing plant operations. In 2005, he left Century Bond Berhad to join Rainforest Capital as an Executive Director and was tasked with overseeing the farming operations of the company. In 2010, he co-founded The Holstein Milk Company Sdn. Bhd. together with Loi Tuan Ee and was instrumental in establishing our Mawai farm in that same year. He currently oversees and manages all operational matters at both our Mawai Farm and Larkin Facility, which includes, amongst others, daily milk transfers from farm to factory, the processing of raw materials to finished goods, and the logistics coordination and distribution of our products within Malaysia and Singapore. He currently holds directorships in other private limited companies.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group. He is the brother to both Loi Tuan Ee and Loi Foon Kion. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Jacob a/l Mathan

Group Senior Farm Manager
32; Male; Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 1 January 2018

Jacob a/l Mathan graduated with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons) in livestock production from Universiti Malaysia Sabah in 2014 and has been with our Group since. He commenced his career as a Farm Executive at our Mawai Farm in 2014 and was instrumental in the setup and development of our Muadzam Shah Cattle Research and Innovation Centre in Pahang. He was subsequently promoted to lead our Muadzam Shah Farm in 2015 and was appointed as Group Senior Farm Manager in 2018. He currently oversees the development and management of all our farming operations across Malaysia.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group nor any family relationship with any other Director, member of key senior management or major shareholder of the Group. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Adam Graeme Pretty

Managing Director of the Australian Business
49; Male; Malaysian

Date of Appointment: 5 October 2017

Adam Graeme Pretty has over 27 years of experience as a livestock manager with Green ham in Victoria, Australia. Prior to joining our Group in 2017, he established Dairy Livestock Exports Pty Ltd, an Australian based company which is principally involved in the export of cows to Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, UAE, China and Indonesia.

He currently oversees our Group’s Australia farming operations and is actively involved in the day-to-day operations of our Australian business. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group nor any family relationship with any other Director, member of key senior management or major shareholder of the Group. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has he been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.