Director’s Profile

Director’s Profile

Ong Tzu ChuenNon-Independent Non-Executive Director

50 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Independent Non-Executive Chairman, Chairman of Remuneration Committee

Member of Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee

Dato’ Chan Choun Sien was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2018. On 22 October 2018, he was re-designated as Independent Non- Executive Chairman.

He graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce. He is a member of CPA Australia. He was previously a Managing Director of a leading private banking covering Southeast Asia.

Currently, he is also an Independent Non-Executive Director for Esthetics International Group Berhad, Rubberex Corporation (M) Berhad and Selangor Dredging Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

Sim Yee FuanIndependent Non-Executive Director

54 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Audit Committee

Member of Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee

Sim Yee Fuan was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 March 2012.

He graduated from University of Malaya with Bachelor of Accounting (Honour) and obtained his a Master Degree in Business Administration from Northern University of Malaysia. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA).

He started his career with Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM”) from 1991 to 1995 and had gained the banking experience in Balance of Payment Department (now known as Foreign Exchange Administration Department) and Bank Examination 1 Department (now known as Banking Supervision Department). During 1995 to 2006, he was attached to public listed companies on the management.

Currently, he is also an Executive Director of Unimech Group Berhad, a Senior Independent Non- Executive Director of Saudee Group Berhad and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Eurospan Holdings Berhad. He is also the Commissioner of PT Arita Prima Indonesia TBK, a company listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

Gan Khong AikIndependent Non-Executive Director

51 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee

Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Gan Khong Aik was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 March 2012.

After completing his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia from St. Francis Institution, Malacca in 1987, Mr Gan went on to pursue his Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia at Malacca High School in 1989. He graduated from University of Malaya, Malaysia with a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Bachelor of Law in 1994 and was admitted and enrolled as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995.

He commenced his legal career with Messrs Lee Hishammuddin Allen Gledhill in 1994 and in 2001, he became a partner of Messrs Lee Hishammuddin Allen Gledhill until 2008 where he set up his own law practice. Presently, he is a partner of Messrs Gan Partnership. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom and is a Mediator of the Malaysian Mediation Centre.

He does not hold directorship in other public listed companies. He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company and no conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020. #Br#

Dato’ Ong Choo MengNon-Independent Non-Executive Director

42 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Ong Choo Meng was appointed to the Board as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2018.

He graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Australia in Bachelor Degree in Business, majoring in Business Finance and Investment.

He is highly competent and professional business leader with more than 15 years of valuable experience in the senior management position. Work experience includes business management of a group of companies, familiar with strategizing and driving business plans with commendable track corporate development, and expansion strategies for the Hextar Group of Companies.

activities. He was experienced in Denko Industrial Corporation Berhad where he contributed in providing independent review to ensure corporate accountability in the board decision. In addition, he was one of the personnel that ensure strategies proposed by the management were fully deliberated and examined in the long-term interest of the company. Presently, he is conversant in directing Hextar

Currently, he is also the Non-Independent Executive Director of Hextar Global Berhad, Group CEO of Hextar Group of Companies and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Rubberex Corporation (M) Berhad. He is the major shareholder of the Company and the brother of Ms Ong Tzu Chuen (Non-

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

Wong Kin SengExecutive Director

50 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Executive Director

Member of Risk Management Committee

Wong Kin Seng was appointed to the Board as the Executive Director of the Company on 9 May 2017.

Mr. Wong joined the team in 1988. He has accumulated extensive experience through various operations and sales roles within the organization. Coupled with his market knowledge, he has

He does not hold directorships in any other public listed companies. He does not have any family the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

Ang Sui AikGroup Managing Director

62 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Group Managing Director

Benny is to be appointed as the Group Managing Director with effect from 1 January 2021.

He graduated from the University of Western Australia with Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture, majoring in soil science and plant nutrition.

He has been in agriculture industry since his graduation in 1982. He commenced his career with Behn Meyer (M) Sdn Bhd in where he has extensive experience in business development, agronomy advisory services to plantations, fertilisers and agrochemicals for more than 17 years. Thereafter, he joined Taiko Fertilizer Marketing Sdn Bhd (“Taiko”) for more than 13 years to expand Taiko fertiliser business to East Malaysia and Indonesia. The last position he held in Taiko was the Managing Director. In 2013, he joined Hextar Fertilizers Group of Companies (“Hextar Fertilizers”) as Managing Director, managed to enlarge the production capacity of compaction compound fertilisers for more than 10 times and expanded the customer base in Malaysia as well as overseas market. The last position he held in Hextar Fertilizers was Group Managing Director ended December 2020.

He does not hold directorship in any other public listed companies. He does not have any family the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

Dato’ Chan Choun SienIndependent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Chan Choun Sien
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

50 years of age, Malaysian, Male

Independent Non-Executive Chairman, Chairman of Remuneration Committee

Member of Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee

Dato’ Chan Choun Sien was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2018. On 22 October 2018, he was re-designated as Independent Non- Executive Chairman.

He graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce. He is a member of CPA Australia. He was previously a Managing Director of a leading private banking covering Southeast Asia.

Currently, he is also an Independent Non-Executive Director for Esthetics International Group Berhad, Rubberex Corporation (M) Berhad and Selangor Dredging Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company

He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 August 2020.

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