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Datuk R. Karunakaran
Chairman
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

Datuk R. Karunakaran, male aged 68, was appointed to the Board on the 1 July 2008 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and subsequently elected as Chairman of the Board on the 19 February 2010. He graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) Hons. in 1972 & was formerly the Director General of MIDA retiring in June 2008 after having served for 36 years. He had also served as Director of MIDA Singapore, Cologne (Germany) and London (England) and was also responsible for co-ordinating the development of the manufacturing and service sectors, including promoting domestic and foreign investments in Malaysia.

Datuk Karunakaran is also the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is the Chairman of Etiqa General Insurance Berhad (formerly known as Etiqa Insurance Berhad), Etiqa Life Insurance Berhad, Etiqa International Holdings Berhad and Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad and sits as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Malayan Banking Berhad, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad.

Datuk Karunakaran does not have any interest in the securities of the Company and its subsidiaries. He has no family relationships with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Tee Tuan Sem
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director (Malaysian)

Mr Tee Tuan Sem, male aged 66, the Chief Executive Officer, was appointed to the Board on the 9 June 1992. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He joined Tet O Chong & Co., an established firm of public accountants, in 1976, and joined Integrated Forwarding & Shipping Berhad as Chief Accountant in 1981. He was promoted to the position of Finance Director of the Company in 1998 and subsequently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in 2001. He does not hold any other directorships of public companies.

Mr Tee has a direct interest of 20,017,451 ordinary shares in the Company. He also has an indirect interest of 381,931 ordinary shares in the Company held through his wife, Yang Chiew Bi. Mr Tee does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Makoto Takahashi
Executive Director (Japanese)

Mr Makoto Takahashi, Executive Director, male aged 50, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of San Francisco. He has working experience with a Japanese logistics company in Kobe, Japan and a trading company in Hong Kong. He joined ILB in 1998 as General Manager of Sales & Marketing and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on the 17 September 2001.

Mr Makoto has a direct interest of 20,803,990 ordinary shares in the Company. He does not hold any other directorships of public companies and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Sam Loh Cheng Keat
Executive Director (Malaysian)

Sam Loh Cheng Keat, male aged 40, was appointed to the Board on the 15 September 2016 as an Executive Director. He graduated from Coventry University UK with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2002 and began his career with a firm of accountants, Moores Rowland, in 2002 and moved to D’nonce Technology Berhad as a Business Development Manager in 2004. The following year, he joined Cam Industries Sdn Bhd as Head of Business Development and in 2014, he set up his own renewable energy business, EVN Vision Sdn Bhd which was subsequently acquired by IL Energy Sdn Bhd, a whollyowned subsidiary of Integrated Logistics Berhad.

Mr Sam Loh has a direct interest of 3,520,300 ordinary shares in the Company. He does not hold any other directorships of public companies and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Mr Lee Kay Loon
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

Mr Lee Kay Loon, male aged 66, was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the 1 June 2010. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators. Mr Lee has vast corporate and financial management experience having worked in a quasi government organisation, a local bank and a life and general insurance company. He has held various senior management positions which included internal auditor, accountant, Director of Finance, Brand and Communication Director and Director of Project Management, retiring in 2007 after a career spanning more than 30 years.

Mr Lee is the Chairman of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He does not hold any directorships of other public companies and does not have any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiaries. He does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Dato' Wan Hashim bin Wan Jusoh
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

Dato’ Wan Hashim bin Wan Jusoh, aged 56, was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato’ Wan Hashim obtained his Bachelor Degree of Science (Hons) in 1981 in Resource Economy from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (now known as Universiti Putra Malaysia). He joined MIDA in the same year as Assistant Director. Throughout most of his 36 year career with MIDA, he was responsible for the promotion and coordination of foreign and domestic investments and was also assigned to MIDA Los Angeles, Boston and New York. Dato’ Wan Hashim was promoted to Executive Director in 2011 taking the leadership for five industry divisions namely the Electronic, ICT and Electrical, Transport Technology, Machinery and Equipment, and Textile and Non-Metallic Mineral. He became the Deputy CEO III of MIDA in July 2014 taking charge of the Strategic Planning and Investment Eco-System Development roles of MIDA and retired on the 24 September 2017 after a long distinguished career with MIDA.

Dato’ Wan Hashim is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He sits on the Board of AYS Ventures Berhad as an Independent Non- Executive Director and does not have any interest in the securities of the Company and its subsidiaries. He does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Wan Azfar bin Dato' Wan Annuar
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

En Wan Azfar bin Dato’ Wan Annuar, male aged 68, was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on the 17 September 2001. He resigned as an Executive Director on the 26 March 2003 but remained as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and was subsequently redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 August 2015. A Naval Officer by training, having been through Britannia Royal College, Dartmouth, United Kingdom and HMS Mercury, Royal Navy’s School of Maritime Operations, Petersfield, United Kingdom, he has some 16 years service at sea and ashore. His military appointments included 2 warship commands, staff duties at Ministry of Defence, Kuala Lumpur, Naval Headquarters in Singapore and as Naval Attache at the Malaysian High Commission, London. After leaving the Royal Malaysian Navy, he joined Malayan United Industries Berhad group of companies and pioneered the hotel division.

En Wan Azfar is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He does not hold any directorships of other public companies and does not have any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiaries. He does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Ms Soh Eng Hooi
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

Ms Soh Eng Hooi, aged 49, female, was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the 15 May 2018. She is an accountant by profession and graduated from Universiti Malaya. Ms Soh is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). Ms Soh started her career with one of the then Big 5 international accounting firms and was a partner in one of the top 10 international accounting firms before she founded E H Soh & Partners in 2015. As a qualified accountant by profession, she carries with her more than 20 years of experience in providing assurance, corporate and financial advisory services to public and private companies. She is a regular trainer/speaker for trainings and seminars organized by accounting bodies such as MICPA and MIA.

Ms Soh is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee. She also sits as an Independent Non-Executive Director of SMRT Holdings Berhad. She does not have any interest in the securities of the Company and has no family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.

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Notes:

  1. None of the Directors have entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, which has a conflict of interest with the Company.
  2. None of the Directors have any convictions for any offences within the past 5 years other than traffic offences.
  3. None of the Directors have any public sanctions & penalties imposed by any regulatory bodies during the financial year 2017.