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Board Of Directors

Dato' Tan Heng Chew
President

Dato' Tan Heng Chew, 68, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 19 October 1985 and has been the Executive Deputy Chairman since 1 January 1999. Dato' Tan was re-designated as the Executive Deputy Chairman and Group Managing Director on 1 July 2012. His corporate title has been changed to President effective 1 January 2015. He is a member of the Board Risk Management Committee.

Dato' Tan graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He joined the Tan Chong Group of companies in 1970 and was instrumental in the establishment of the Autoparts Division in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Dato' Tan is also the President of APM Automotive Holdings Berhad and Warisan TC Holdings Berhad.

Dato' Ng Mann Cheong
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Ng Mann Cheong, 70, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 31 July 1998. He is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director to whom concerns of fellow Directors, shareholders and other stakeholders may be conveyed. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Board Risk Management Committee.

Dato' Ng is a Barrister at law (Middle Temple), Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya and has been admitted to practice in the jurisdictions of Singapore, Victoria and Western Australia. He has been in legal practice for more than 45 years and is a Senior Partner of Syed Alwi, Ng & Co. He is also the Legal Advisor of Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation.

Dato' Ng also sits on the board of AmTrustee Berhad, AmMortgage One Berhad and was a past director of Port Klang Authority.

Dato' Haji Kamaruddin @ Abas bin Nordin
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Haji Kamaruddin @ Abas bin Nordin, 76, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 23 November 2001. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director, and a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Board Risk Management Committee.

Dato' Haji Kamaruddin graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand with a Master of Arts degree majoring in Economics in 1966. He joined the civil service upon his graduation and served the Government until he retired in 1993. During his tenure with the civil service, he held various senior positions, among them as Director, Industries Division in the MITI, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Works and Director- General of the Registration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Dato' Haji Kamaruddin is also a director of ACB Resources Berhad Group, APM Automotive Holdings Berhad and Group, Lion Industries Corporation Berhad and Group and Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad Group.

Seow Thiam Fatt
Independent Non-Executive Director

Seow Thiam Fatt, also known as Larry Seow, 74, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 3 July 2002. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and Board Risk Management Committee.

Mr. Seow is a Fellow of CPA Australia, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and past Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He is a past President of MICPA and also served four years as a government appointed Independent Director of the previous Kuala Lumpur Commodities Exchange (KLCE). He is a past Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) and is currently the Chairman of its Audit Committee.

Mr. Seow has more than 20 years' professional experience as a former Partner in the accounting firms of Larry Seow & Co, Moores Rowland and Arthur Young. He diverted from professional practice in 1994 and thereafter held various senior positions in the private and public sectors including his position as General Manager of the Financial Reporting Surveillance and Compliance Department of the Securities Commission of Malaysia.

He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad and Group and AmMetLife Insurance Berhad(formerly known as AmLife Insurance Berhad) and the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Sersol Berhad. He was also an Independent Non- Executive Director of Affin Investment Bank Berhad from April 2004 to September 2011 and a past Independent Non-Executive Director of Malaysia Pacific Corporation Berhad, ING Insurance Berhad and ING Funds Berhad.

Siew Kah Toong
Independent Non-Executive Director

Siew Kah Toong, 60, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2010. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director, the Chairman of the Board Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.

Mr. Siew is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and CPA Australia. He is also a member of the Practice Review Committee of the MIA and the Public Practice, Technical and Financial Statement Review Committees of MICPA. He had served as a Board member of the Financial Reporting Foundation for 2 terms and was a member of the Developing Nations Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) for a term.

Mr. Siew joined Sekhar & Tan, Chartered Accountants, as its Managing Partner since beginning of 2009. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Partner of one of the leading accounting firms in Malaysia. He has many years of experience in auditing, financial reporting and corporate advisory and had served as the audit engagement partner on many public listed companies. Mr. Siew was also involved in the role of Special Administrator for various public listed companies pursuant to the Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad Act, 1998 and successfully restructured for re-listing. He served for 4 years as the Finance Director of Malaysian Mosaics Berhad where he was involved in the reorganisation of the Group, restructuring of banking and financing arrangements and mergers and acquisitions besides improving the financing reporting systems.

Mr. Siew is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Emas Kiara Industries Berhad.

Dato' Khor Swee Wah @ Koh Bee Leng
Executive Vice President

Dato' Khor Swee Wah @ Koh Bee Leng, also known as Dato' Rosie Tan, 66, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2013 as Executive Director. Her corporate title has been changed to Executive Vice President effective 1 January 2015.

Dato' Rosie Tan graduated from the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree in year 1970.

She began her career in the Treasury Department of Tan Chong Group after her graduation in 1970 and was subsequently appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Tan Chong & Sons Motor Company Sdn Bhd since 10 January 2004. During her over 40 years' stint in the Group, she managed the multicurrency exposure of the Group and introduced the use of various innovative hedging products as part of her effort in minimizing cost for the Group; set up the Group's Treasury Department and Human Capital Management Division; and transformed a manual and traditional organisation into IT process driven operations.

Dato' Rosie Tan leads an active life within and outside her profession. Over the years, she has established a name for herself in the Malaysian society for her involvement as the Honorary Treasurer (1994 - 1999) and Honorary Trustee (1999 - 2003) of the Malaysian Aids Foundation. She is also a Trustee of the Pink Triangle Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing HIV Aids Education to the Malaysian society.

Ling Ou Long @ Ling Wuu Long
Executive Vice President

Ling Ou Long @ Ling Wuu Long, 70, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2013 as an Executive Director. His corporate title has been changed to Executive Vice President effective 1 January 2015. He is also an alternate member to Dato' Tan Heng Chew in the Board Risk Management Committee.

Mr. Ling graduated from National Taiwan University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and a member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia.

Mr. Ling joined Tan Chong Group as an engineer in November 1970 to study parts localisation for the motor industry and subsequently became one of the pioneer members who established the Auto Parts Division of the Tan Chong Group. During his over 40 years' stint in the Tan Chong Group, Mr. Ling held several senior management positions including executive director of the press metal parts subsidiary and assembly plant company.

Ho Wai Ming
Chief Financial Officer

Ho Wai Ming, also known as Daniel Ho, 44, a Malaysian, is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM).

Mr. Ho has more than 20 years' experience in taxation, accounting and finance. He joined TCMH Group as Senior Manager (Taxation) in September 2005 and has rose to the position of Executive Director and Group Financial Controller on 22 March 2013 and 1 April 2013 respectively. His corporate title has been changed to Chief Financial Officer effective 1 January 2015.

During his over 9 years stint in the Group, he has been involved in various financial and corporate management functions within the Group. Immediately prior to joining TCMH Group, he was a Senior Consultant of PricewaterhouseCoopers Taxation Services Sdn Bhd. He also served as an Accountant for the Bechtel Corporation's companies in Malaysia.