Directors’ Profile

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 78

Gender: Male

Date of Appointment: 25 September 2021

Length of Service: (as at 31 March 2022): 6 months

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/ 5

Membership(s) of Board Committees: Nil

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Bin Datuk Seri Dr. Haji Megat Khas graduated with an Honours Degree in Law from the University of Singapore in 1970. Upon graduation, he commenced his career as an Executive Trainee with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years until 1972. Thereafter, he commenced legal practice and practiced at a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur for another 2 years, after which he went on to establish his own law firm, Megat Najmuddin, Leong & Co.

He retired from legal practice in 1986 and went into politics. He was also once the UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya.

He was elected as the State Assemblyman of Kelana Jaya for two terms, from 1986 until 1990 and from 1990 until 1995. He was also a municipal councillor for Majlis Perbandaran Petaling Jaya and Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya for 20 years. He had a stint as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Selangor State Assembly and was once a director of the Selangor Agricultural Development Corporation and the Selangor Industrial Corporation, respectively. He left active politics in 1995.

In the late 1990s, he was appointed as member of the National Economic Consultative Council 2 (NECC 2) by the then Prime Minister of Malaysia, where he was involved in human resource development. In September 1999, he was also appointed to the Capital Market Strategic Committee by the then Finance Minister of Malaysia and in August 2001, he was appointed as member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC) of Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”).

He was elected as an Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies (“FPLC”) in August 1994 and was appointed as its President in October 1997. He represented the FPLC to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia until 2000.

He was a member of BNM’s Financial Directors’ Education Steering Committee (FIDE). He was also one of the first members of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) when it was established to replace the Anti- Corruption Agency (ACA). He also served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) from April 2010 until April 2017. He retired as the Chairman of Omesti Berhad (formerly known as Formis Resources Berhad) and as Advisor of Tradewinds Corporation Berhad in January 2018 whilst in June 2018, he retired as Chairman of Majuperak Holdings Berhad. He is currently the Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad and SEG International Berhad. On 1 July 2020, he was recently appointed as Chairman of Sime Darby Plantations Berhad.

Presently, he is the Honorary Patron of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG), of which he was its first President and founder from April 1998 until 2015. He is also a member of Transparency International Malaysia (TIM) and holds chairmanships in a number of non-listed companies namely, the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Ulink Ascot Sdn. Bhd. and Kuber Venture Berhad. Recently in February 2021, he was appointed as Advisor of Dialog Corporate Sdn. Bhd. whilst in March 2021, he was appointed as Chairman of MYSJ Sdn. Bhd. (MySejahtera).

On the social front, he is the current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (a welfare organisation). He was the President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang for 6 years and is the Advisor and Trustee of the Tan Sri Muhiyiddin Charity Golf Foundation. He is also a Trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation, as well as a council member of Quest International University in Perak, 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.

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 59

Gender: Male

Date of Appointment: 24 March 2010

Length of Service: (as at 31 March 2022): 12 years 0 month

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 7/ 7

Membership(s) of Board Committees: Nil

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.

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 55

Gender: Female

Date of Appointment: 25 September 2021

Length of Service: (as at 31 March 2022): 6 months

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/ 5

Membership(s) of Board Committees: Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Loi Foon Kion graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Food Science and Nutrition from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1991. She also holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants since 1996.

She commenced her career with Wattie Food Services Sdn. Bhd. in 1991 as a food technologist and was subsequently promoted to quality assurance officer, where she was primarily responsible in setting up the company’s quality assurance program and food safety standards.

In 1994, she joined T.A.S. Leisure Sdn. Bhd. (“T.A.S. Leisure”) as Special Projects and Administration Manager where she was involved in procurement, quality assurance and finance matters. She was also a member of the pioneer team of T.A.S. Leisure which was instrumental in the establishment of the first two Chilli’s Grill & Bar outlets in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

She left T.A.S Leisure in 1997 to join Interni Asia Sdn. Bhd. (“Interni Asia”), a company principally involved in interior furnishing as a General Manager. She left Interni Asia in 1999 and was on a seven-year sabbatical to pursue her personal interests. In 2006, she joined Rainforest Capital (as an Executive Director, which is an investment holding company founded by her brother, Loi Tuan Ee). She currently holds directorships in other private limited companies.

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

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 43

Gender: Male

Date of Appointment: 18 April 2022

Length of Service: (as at 31 March 2022): 0 years

Number of Board Meetings Attended: None, as he was appointed after year

Membership(s) of Board Committees: Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Effizal Faiz Bin Zulkifly graduated from University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and subsequently obtained a Master of Business Administration, MIT Sloan Fellows Program from the Massachusetts institute of Technology and Master of Commerce, Finance and Business Information System from University of Sydney.

He joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) in July 2007 and is currently the Head of Consumer. He spent his earlier years in Khazanah covering the infrastructure and telecommunication space, particularly on UEM Group of companies, Telekom Malaysia, and Astro Berhad. In 2017, upon his return from a one-year stint in the Khazanah San Francisco office, he was made Director of Internet & Technology (I&T) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IxE) space, leading initiatives such as TIDE and KNEO. Effizal is also currently serving as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of UEM Sunrise Berhad. Prior to Khazanah, he spent 4 years as a business analyst with Citibank Berhad. He is currently a board member of UEM Sunrise Berhad.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Group nor any family relationship with 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.

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 64

Gender: Male

Date of Appointment: 25 September 2021

Length of Service: (as at 31 March 2022): 6 months

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/ 5

Membership(s) of Board Committees:
• Audit and Risk Management
• Nomination and Remuneration Committee (Chairman)

Sukanta Kumar Dutt has extensive experience in the fields of governance, financial reporting and risk management, having worked for 42 years at Messrs. Ernst & Young (“EY”).

He commenced his career with EY as a trainee in 1977 and rose to admission as an audit partner in 1991. His work experience spanned supporting and leading roles on audit engagements and corporate exercises such as mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and debt offerings. He subsequently held positions in EY as Professional Practice Director (Malaysia and Far East), Managing Partner, Quality & Risk Management (Far East and Asia Pacific) as well as Managing Partner, Global Risk Management Infrastructure. His responsibilities included the integration, execution and monitoring of risk processes, methodology and professional standards.

In 2015, he was appointed as Global Risk Management Leader, a position he held until his retirement in 2019. During his tenure as Global Risk Management Leader, he chaired the Global Risk Management Executive Committee, Audit Committee of EY global entities as well as the Insurance Oversight Committee. As Global Risk Management Leader, he was closely involved in areas such as enterprise risk management, ethics, compliance, internal audit, business continuity, independence and conflicts of interest.

He was previously a board member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board, the Malaysian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and a two-term board member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. He has been an independent director of CIMB Bank Berhad since October 2019 and assumed the Chair of CIMB Bank Berhad’s Board Risk and Compliance Committee in January 2021.

He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1984 and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1990.

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.

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 62

Gender: Male

Date of Appointment: 25 September 2021

Length of Service (as at 31 March 2022): 6 months

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/ 5

Membership(s) of Board Committees:
• Audit and Risk Management
• Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Dato’ Dr. Quaza Nizamuddin Bin A. Hassan Nizam has over 36 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine and livestock production. He graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1984 and subsequently obtained a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Preventive Veterinary Medicine from Free University of Berlin, Germany in 1994.

He commenced his career with the Department of Veterinary Services (“DVS”) as a Veterinary Officer in Negeri Sembilan from 1984 to 1989 where he was involved in managing beef cattle at the Jelai Gemas Farm. In 1989, he was re-assigned to the DVS’ headquarters in Kuala Lumpur where he worked as a Veterinary Officer (Farm Division) until 1993.

He left the DVS to pursue his Masters in Germany in 1993 and upon returning to Malaysia in 1995, he worked as a Veterinary Officer involved in educating undergraduates, farmers and DVS personnel and managing the dairy farm at the Veterinary Institute in Kluang, Johor until 2000. He was subsequently promoted to become the State Director of the DVS in the state of Kedah from 2000 until 2007 and the state of Perak from 2008 until 2011. During his stint as State Director, he was instrumental in amongst others, developing the livestock industry, raising the income of farmers and ensuring overall animal health status, including preventing zoonotic diseases.

Throughout his career, he has held various positions within the DVS, including as Director of the Livestock Technology Resources Development division from 2011 until 2015 and as Deputy Director-General of the DVS for Development and Veterinary Health from 2015 until 2017.

He was appointed as the Director-General of the DVS in 2017, a position which he has held until his retirement in 2020. His notable achievements throughout his 36- year career with the DVS include being involved in establishing rules and regulations under the Feed Act 2009, the formulation of the Animal Welfare Act 2015 in Malaysia and preparing and implementing strategic plans for dairy and beef development programs for Malaysia. He was also involved in overseeing effective disease control programs, implementing standards and certification for farms and processing plants and negotiating for exports of livestock and its products to other countries.

He is currently a board member of Lembaga Totalisator Malaysia and a director of the Malaysian Equine Council. He also 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.

Nationality: Malaysian

Age: 58

Gender: Female

Date of Appointment: 25 September 2021

Length of Service (as at 31 March 2022): 6 months

Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/ 5

Membership(s) of Board Committees:
• Audit and Risk Management
• Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Jocelyn Ng Lai Leng has over 20 years of experience in the fields of marketing, business development, and management.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in General Psychology from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 1985 and subsequently obtained a Master of Arts in Psychology from Duquesne University, United States of America in 1986. She commenced her career with Rima College as a Psychology and Sociology lecturer under the American Degree Program in 1987. At the end of 1987, she joined the Stamford College Group where she continued her stint as a Psychology and Philosophy lecturer until September 1988.

From September 1988 until January 1994, she held the positions of Brand and Market Research Manager of Malaysian Tobacco Company Bhd. As Market Research Manager, she was tasked with providing analysis and information on market trends and consumer demands. Subsequently, she was promoted to Brand Manager, where she was primarily involved in promoting the company’s brands. Thereafter, she joined Quality Bakers (M) Sdn. Bhd. in July 1994 as a Marketing Manager.

She left Quality Bakers (M) Sdn. Bhd. in August 1996 to join JT International as Group Product Manager and was responsible for promoting the company’s brands. Subsequently, she joined Danone Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. in March 2001 as a Marketing Manager in the Snacks Division and thereafter, the Marketing Director of Biscuits and Snacks where she oversaw the marketing team in the promotion of the company’s products.

In August 2004, she embarked on a two-year sabbatical to pursue her personal interests in art and fitness. She returned from her sabbatical in January 2007 to join Danone Dumex Sdn. Bhd. as the Marketing Director and subsequently also assumed the role of Medical Marketing Director. She was responsible for the promotion of brands in both the consumer and medical sectors until July 2010.

She was appointed as the Head of Marketing (Foods & Beverages) of PepsiCo Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in November 2010. In March 2012, whilst in her capacity as Head of Marketing (Foods & Beverages), she was further entrusted with the portfolio of Head of Commercial (Foods). In June 2013, she was promoted to the position of General Manager of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Mongolia, and Pacific Islands, where she was responsible for various functions, including amongst others, managing business relationships with food and beverage distributors.

She joined Uniqlo Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. as the Senior Director of Operations in March 2015 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in September 2015, a position she held until 2017. Currently, she is the sole proprietor of her own consulting firm, where she provides consulting services in respect of management and marketing matters. She also holds a directorship in a private limited company.

She 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. She has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years nor has she been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 March 2022.