Gan Kok Ten

Executive Chairman and
Chief Financial Officer
Chairman of Risk Management Committee
Born in 1975 (Malaysian)

Gan Kok Ten was appointed to our Board on 15 October 2009. He was subsequently redesignated as the Executive Chairman on 24 November 2015. He obtained a Bachelor in Commerce from Griffith University, Australia in 1999 and started his career with Apex Healthcare Berhad in 2000 as a Sales Executive in the pharmaceutical division.

In 2002, he moved to Turbo-Mech Asia Pte Ltd as a Manager, where he was responsible for sales of the Singapore region. In 2003, he was appointed as Director in charge of the Singapore and Brunei markets. Subsequently, in 2007, his responsibility was expanded to the Indonesia and Vietnam regions.

He is also responsible for the formulation and execution of the overall business strategies of our Group. He plays a key role in the growth, development and the strategic direction of our Group, including implementing management policies and overseeing marketing and sales activities.

He is the brother-in-law of Chan Bee Eie, a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He does not have any other family relationships with any other director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Nasaruddin bin Mohamed Ali

Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer
Member of Risk Management Committee
Born in 1964 (Malaysian)

Nasaruddin bin Mohamed Ali was appointed to our Board on 15 October 2009 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. On 1 March 2012, he was re-designated as an Executive Director of our Company and was later appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Group on 13 August 2012.

He obtained Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Texas, United States in 1987. He was a registered member with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

He started his career in 1988 as process engineer in Intel Technology Sdn Bhd. Later he was promoted as Senior Engineer, Process and Equipment. Subsequently, in 1993 he joined Johnson Controls (M) Sdn Bhd as Manager, Technical Sales until 1996. From 1996 until 1998 he worked with SAAG Oil and Gas Sdn Bhd as Manager, Sales and Marketing.

From 1998 until present he is the Executive Director of Bayu Purnama Sdn Bhd, Bayu Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and Bayu SME Sdn Bhd, associate companies of Turbo Mech Berhad.

He does not have any other family relationships with any director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Omar bin Mohamed Said

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Remuneration Committee
Risk Management Committee
Born in 1982 (Malaysian)

Omar Bin Mohamed Said was appointed to our Board on 25 February 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Management (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology.

He started his career in Ernst & Young as an associate under Assurance and Business Services Group. He has experience in providing assurance and advisory services in the area of statutory audit. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director in Poly Glass Fibre (M) Berhad since 7 October 2003. From 2006 until present, he is the Managing Director of Flowco Malaysia Sdn Bhd, which specialise in downstream retail oil & gas equipment and services.

He does not have any other family relationships with any director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Azhar bin Mohamad

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Nomination Committee
Member of Audit Committee
Born in 1965 (Malaysian)

Azhar bin Mohamad was appointed to our Board on 25 September 2014. He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance (Honours) from Lancaster University, United Kingdom, and a Master degree in Law (Business Law Executive) from International Islamic University, Malaysia. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also holds a Capital Markets Services Representative's License for advising on corporate finance issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”).

He started his career with Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad in 1991, followed by corporate planning work with KUB Holdings Berhad. He subsequently joined SC in 1995 and left in early 2008, with his last position there as Head of Securities Issues Department. During his tenure with the SC, Azhar was involved in the review and evaluation of various corporate proposals submitted by both listed and unlisted companies for the consideration of the SC. He is the Managing Director of MainStreet Advisers Sdn Bhd, a licensed corporate finance advisory firm in Malaysia. He also serves as a Director of Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad.

He does not have any other family relationships with any director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Chan Bee Eie

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Remuneration Committee
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Nomination Committee
Born in 1979 (Malaysian)

Chan Bee Eie was appointed to our Board on 16 April 2012. Chan Bee Eie graduated from the University of Manchester in 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance and obtained a Master Degree in Finance from the London School of Economics in 2002. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

She joined PricewaterhouseCoopers and was with the Audit and Assurance Services team from 2003 to 2006 before joining the Audit team in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Hong Kong in 2006. Her main roles with the accounting firms were to provide audit and assurance services, with diverse range of clients involved in trading, manufacturing, construction, property, plantation and automobile.

She then joined JPMorgan Hong Kong as a manager in 2007 with the Client Services team, a division within the Asset Management, offering clients with portfolio valuations and accounting reports.

She is the sister-in-law of Gan Kok Ten, the Executive Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She does not have any other family relationships with any other director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

Tam Juat Hong

Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Nomination Committee
Member of Risk Management Committee
Born in 1951 (Malaysian)

Tam Juat Hong was appointed to our Board on 25 May 2012. Tam Juat Hong graduated from the University of Malaya in 1975 with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) Degree (First Class Honour) and obtained a Diploma in Accounting (Post Graduate course) in 1976 in the same university. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He joined Kassim Chan & Co with the Audit and Assurance team from 1976 to 1980 before joining Utama Merchant Bank Berhad from 1980 to 1999. His main responsibilities were heading the Corporate Finance which provided advisory on mergers/acquisitions, restructuring of companies for IPO and/or for rehabilitations, capital raising in the stock market via shares/bond/other derivatives, share/debenture issuance and placements of share/equity. His experience in the Investment bank includes heading Treasury and Portfolio Investment department for a period of more than 1 year.

He then joined Dunham-Bush Holding Berhad, a listed multinational company in Malaysia and which was taken private in 2007. He joined as a General Manager of Finance in 1999 and retired as Director of Finance in 2011. His main responsibilities were to oversee the corporate/finance & accounts/legal departments of the overseas subsidiaries and Malaysian operations.

He does not have any other family relationships with any director and/or major shareholder of the Group, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.

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Board Charter