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

Datuk R. Karunakaran, male aged 71, was appointed to the Board on the 1 July 2008 and subsequently elected as Chairman of the Board on the 19 February 2010. He was redesignated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 8 March 2021. Datuk Karunakaran graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) Hons. in 1972. He was formerly the Director General of Malaysia Investment Development Authority (“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).

Datuk Karunakaran resigned as Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee on 8 March 2021. He is also the Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad, Etiqa International Holdings Berhad and Maybank Singapore Limited. Datuk Karunakaran is also 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 69, 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 pub lic companies.

Mr Tee has a direct interest of 29,595,673 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 53, 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 14,303,990 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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Wan Azfar bin Dato' Wan Annuar
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

En Wan Azfar bin Dato’ Wan Annuar, male aged 71, 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 was re-designated as the Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee on 8 March 2021 and he is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management 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
Dato’ Wan Hashim bin Wan Jusoh, male aged 63, 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 Malaysia Investment Development Authority (“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 and UWC 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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Ms Soh Eng Hooi
Independent Non-Executive Director (Malaysian)

Ms Soh Eng Hooi, female, aged 52, was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the 15 May 2018. She was also appointed as a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee (ARMC) on 15 May 2018 and subsequently re-designated as the Chairman of ARMC on 1 January 2019. Ms Soh was appointed as a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee on 8 March 2021.

Ms Soh graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) in 1994.Ms Soh is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms Soh started her career with Arthur Andersen & Co. Kuala Lumpur and was a partner in Baker Tilly Kuala Lumpur, an independent member firm of Baker Tilly International, before she founded E H Soh & Partners, an accounting firm, in 2015.

Ms Soh also sits as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MN Holdings Berhad and Warisan TC 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 2020.