DATO' JEFFREY LAI JIUN JYE

DATO' JEFFREY LAI JIUN JYE

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Age: 39
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Qualifications:
Dato’ Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management

Working experience and occupation:
Dato Jeffrey has been appointed as the Executive Director of Kuopacific Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Kuopacific Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is mainly involved in property, retail, medical and education. He is also Director and CEO of Paragon Private and International School located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Paragon Private and International School was awarded for The Best Performance in newly set-up school by Lang International Corporate Titan Awards in 2018.

Dato Jeffrey is actively involved with the Johor Bahru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and held the following positions:

1. Director cum Chairman of Public Relations committee, Johor Bahru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2012-2014
2. Director cum Chairman of SME & HRD committee, Johor Bahru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2015-2017
3. Treasurer of Youth Committee, Johor Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2015-2017
4. Director cum Chairman of Youth Committee, Johor Bahru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2018 to 2020
5. Deputy Chairman of Youth committee, Johor Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2018 to 2020
6. Central Committee for member of ACCCIM Young Entrepreneurs Committee, 2018-2019

MR TEE BOON HIN

MR TEE BOON HIN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age: 56
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian

Qualifications:
Mr Tee graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is an Associate of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, an Associate of Governance New Zealand Incorporated, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.

Working experience and occupation:
He was trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with international firm, KMG Kendons in New Zealand where he received extensive experience in audit of Trusts and retail industry. He continued his working experience with an international firm, BDO Hogg Young Cathie in New Zealand which he gained substantial exposure to the hospitality industry. He subsequently joined Price Waterhouse Malaysia where he gained further experience in corporate advisory services. In 1993, he commenced public practice under the name of Tee & Partners providing audit, tax and corporate advisory services. He also specialises in financial modelling and managing tax risk for SMEs in property development, construction, and the retail sectors.

Directorships in public companies and listed issuers  (if any ):
GE-SHEN CORPORATION BERHAD

DATO' HAJI ISMAIL BIN KARIM

DATO' HAJI ISMAIL BIN KARIM

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age: 63
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian

Qualifications:
He graduated with a Diploma in Education and Bachelor of Arts with Honours (History) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Working experience and occupation:
He started his career as Assistant Land Revenue Collector (Registration unit) at the Johor Bahru Land office in January 1982, a position which he held until October 1985. In November 1985, he was appointed as the Assistant Land Administrator (Enforcement and Planning unit) at the Johor Land Office and held the position until December 1986. He was subsequently appointed as Assistant Land Administrator at the Segamat Land Office in January 1987, a position which he held until December 1991.

In January 1992, he was appointed as the Secretary of Segamat Disctrict Office and held the position until October 1996. In November 1996, he was appointed as the Head Assistant Director I of Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru, a position which he held until April 1998. Subsequently, in May 1998, he was appointed as Head Assistant Director of the Johor State Economic Planning Unit and held the position until December 2000.

He was the Head Assistant District Officer of the Johor Bahru District Officer from January 2001 to July 2001 and was subsequently appointed as the Chief Assistant Secretary at the Johor State Secretary Office from July 2001 until May 2004. He was then appointed as Chief Assistant Director of the Johor State Islamic Religious Department from June 2004 until January 2006. He was appointed as Yang DiPertua of Majlis Perbandaran Kulai from February 2006 until August 2009. He was then appointed as District Officer of Kota Tinggi in September 2009, and was subsequently the mayor of Johor Bahru until April 2014. He was then appointed as the Johor State Secretary, a position which he held until his retirement on 31 December 2016. He had also served the Johor Civil Service for over 35 years.

He is a Trustee of the Zarith Sofia Foundation State of Johor and the Johor Darul Ta’zim Foundation, President of the Johor State Football Association and Treasurer of Football Association Malaysia. He also sits on the Board of Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation.

Directorship in public companies and listed issuers (if any):
Dialog Group Berhad

Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor Bin Hj. Mahfar

Tan Sri Datuk Wira Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor Bin Hj. Mahfar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Age: 63
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian

Qualifications:
He holds a Bachelor of Economics with University Malaya, a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science with Malaysia University of Techonology, and Master of Taxation and Doctor of Public Administration at the Golden Gate University United State America. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Management from UNITEN and Asia Metropolitan Universiry; appointed the Adjunct Professor of University Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Universiti Tenaga National (UNITEN), Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS).

Working experience and occupation:
He started his career as a Bank Officer in 1978; a year later  he took a leap to work with the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) as Assessment Officer. He was then rose through the ranks in IRBM, being appointed Deputy CEO of Compliance, Deputy CEO of Operations, and CEO in January 2011 until his retirement in December 2016.

Throughout the years, he received many accolades and awards, he was elected President of the Malaysian Association of Statutory Bodies and Chairman of The Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrations (CATA); and was awarded the CEO of the Year 2015 by The European Emerging Markets Awards and received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award-Outstanding Contribution in Shaping People by the Asia HRD Award.

Equipped with 36 years of vast experience both in taxation and management throughout his tenureship with IRBM, he now leads his own Tax and Management firm known as MSM Management Advisory. With his continuous engagement in the tax related field, he was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of McMillan Woods National Tax Firm, Chairman of Uniutama Education and Consultancy. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Uniutama Management Holdings, and Prokhas, a private limited company wholly-owned by Minister of Finance, a Partner of YYC Advisors and an Advisor to Century Software (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

Directorship in public companies and listed issuers (if any):
Censof Holding Berhad
Minda Global Berhad

DATO' SRI EDWIN TAN PEI SENG

DATO' SRI EDWIN TAN PEI SENG

Group Managing Director

Age: 37
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian

Qualifications:
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and E-Commerce Management from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Working experience and occupation:
He has been involved in diverse development projects in Johor Bahru including the development of industrial projects comprising 32 units of semi-detached factories known as Bizhub Skudai 8, developments of residential projects such as Paragon Residences and Paragon Suites, luxurious serviced apartments in Johor Bahru, and Paragon Private and International School which was established in 2014 and fully commenced in January 2017.

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer:
Dato’ Sri Edwin Tan Pei Seng is brother to Dato’ Sri Godwin Tan Pei Poh, Group Executive Director.

DATO' SRI GODWIN TAN PEI POH

DATO' SRI GODWIN TAN PEI POH

Group Executive Director

Age: 34
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian

Qualifications:
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Alliant International University, San Diego, California, United States of America.

Working experience and occupation:
Alongside with his brother, Dato’ Sri Edwin Tan, he has played a major role in the development of various projects undertaken in Johor Bahru which include Paragon Residences and Paragon Suites luxurious serviced apartments in Johor Bahru, and Paragon Private and International School.

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer:
Dato’ Sri Godwin Tan Pei Poh is brother of Dato’ Sri Edwin Tan Pei Seng, Group Managing Director.