Profile of Directors

Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow
Age 47. Male. Australian. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 1 January 2018 and was subsequently re-designated to Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on 26 April 2019. He is currently also the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Malayan United Industries Berhad, a Non-Executive Chairman of Laura Ashley Holdings plc, the Chairman of Metrojaya Berhad, an Executive Director of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad and Network Foods International Ltd, and a Director of West Synergy Sdn Bhd, Laura Ashley Inc., Laura Ashley (North America) Inc., Regent Corporation, Corus Hotels Limited and Federal International (2000) Ltd. He is a Barrister-at-law from Lincolns Inn, United Kingdom and also holds a Degree in Law and Master of Arts from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and Master of Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University, United States of America as well as Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics from the University of Victoria, Canada. He has also held senior management positions in a number of diverse industries including food, retailing, and the hospitality sector. He is the son of Tan Sri Dato’ Khoo Kay Peng, the deemed major shareholder of MUI Properties Berhad.

Chan Choung Yau
Age 57. Male. Malaysian. Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2020 and was subsequently re-designated as Executive Director on 17 February 2020. He is currently the Group Executive Director of The MUI Group. He is also sits on the Boards of Malayan United Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad and Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom. Prior to joining The MUI Group, he was the Group Chief Operating Officer of BW Yee Seng Steel Industries Sdn Bhd, a member of the BWYS Group. He has also previously worked in The MUI Group, IOI Oleochemical Industries Berhad, Escoy Holdings Berhad, Plantation Agencies Sdn Bhd and Deloitte, amongst others.

Datuk Christopher Martin Boyd
Age 72. Male. British with Malaysian Permanent Resident status. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 27 July 1994 and subsequently on 1 April 1995, he was appointed as Managing Director. He relinquished his post as Managing Director on 1 February 2001, but remained as Non-Executive Director. Thereafter, he was re-designated from a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director to an Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 November 2006. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Institution of Surveyors (Malaysia). He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and an Associate of the Australian Property Institute. Formerly, he was a partner of Jones Lang Wootton Malaysia from 1974 to 1981; a Director of Jones Lang Wootton Singapore from 1981 to 1985 and a partner of Knight Frank Baillieu Malaysia from 1986 to 1995; all of which are firms principally engaged in property valuation, agency, management and consultancy. Currently, he is the Executive Chairman of Savills (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a firm engaged in property valuation, estate agency, property management and research. He also sits on the Board of Eastern & Oriental Berhad.

Abdul Rashid bin Ismail
Age 49. Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 3 January 2007. He is the Chairman of Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He holds an LLB (Hons) Degree from University of Exeter, England. He was admitted as a Barrister at Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, England in 1994. He was also admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995. Currently, he is a partner of the law firm, Messrs Rashid Zulkifli.

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Yeoh Oon Kheng
Age 67. Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 18 October 2011. He is a member of the Audit Committee. He also sits on the Board of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad. He is the President of the International Strategy Institute, a Chairman of the World Chinese Economic Forum and Chairman of Advisory Board Kingsley Leadership Academy, an Executive Vice Chairman of KASI Institute, a Member of United Nations ESCAP Sustainable Business Network, a Honorary Secretary of the General Malaysia Japan Economic Association, a Deputy President Association for Promotion of Human Rights, a Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors and a Member of International of Strategic and International Studies London. He was the Co- Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), Founder Vice-Chairman of ASLI's Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS), Chairman of the ASEAN Leadership Forum, a board member of Malaysia-China Business Council, a member of the Board of Governors of Wawasan Open University, the Research Advisory Committee of University of Malaya, and Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management. He was appointed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia to be a Member of the National Unity Consultative Council, the Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and a Commissioner in Malaysia's Competition Commission. He was appointed by the Malaysian Government to be Malaysia's Representative with Ambassador status on the ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity. He has served two terms as a Commissioner in Malaysia's Human Rights Commission. He graduated in Economics and Accountancy from Australia's Monash University and has undertaken senior executive programmes at Harvard Business School and Aresty Institute of Wharton School. He was conferred a Doctorate in Laws (Honoris Causa) by University of Nottingham. He has authored several books on leadership, management and politics.

Datin Ngiam Pick Ngoh
Age 64. Female. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Science from University of Malaya and a Diploma in Communications, Advertising and Marketing from the Communication, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Institute, United Kingdom. She currently sits on the Board of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad and Heineken Malaysia Berhad. She was on the Board of Star Media Group Berhad and stepped down in June 2018. She served the Star Media Group Berhad for 26 years in various management positions before her retirement as the Group Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer on 30 June 2011. While with the Star Media Group Berhad, she was a Board Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) Malaysia and the Founding Chairperson of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) Content and Communications Committee. She also served as the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian Newspapers Publishers’ Association (MNPA) and Board Member of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Malaysia. She presently serves as a Board Trustee of Yayasan Sin Chew and the Vice Chairman of Make A Wish Malaysia.

Wong Nyen Faat
Age 62. Male. Malaysian. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2020. He was the Chief Operating Officer of The MUI Group since August 2011 and retired on 31 December 2019. He sits on the Boards of Malayan United Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad, Pan Malaysia Holdings Berhad and Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad. He holds a First Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Mathematics) with Education from the University of Malaya and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management. He had served as Executive Director of Morning Star Resources Limited in Hong Kong.