Directors’ Profile

Dato' Abdel Aziz @ Abdul Aziz Bin Abu Bakar

Independence Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Abdel Aziz holds a Diploma in Agriculture Business from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1975, BSc in Agriculture Business from Louisiana State University, United States of America in 1978, and an MBA from the University of Dallas, United States of America in 1980.

From 1981 to 1983 he was the Executive Director of Showmasters (M) Sdn. Bhd., an artiste management and concert promotion company. He subsequently joined BMG Music and was a General Manager from 1989 to 1997 and Managing Director from 1997 to 1999. Based on his vast experience and knowledge in growing companies, he shall provide his management expertise and skills in assisting the Group in the development and strategies in moving the Group to a higher level.

He was the Chairman of Performance and Artistes Rights Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (PRISM), a collection society for performers of recorded music, and the Academy of Malaysian Music Industry Association (PAIMM) for more than then (10) years until end of 2012 and January 2011, respectively.

Previously, he was a Director of Air Asia Group Berhad from 12 December 2001 to 11 October 2004 and acted as an Alternate Director to Dato’ Pahamin Ab. Rajab from 11 October 2004. Subsequently, he was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Air Asia Group Berhad on 20 April 2005. On 16 June 2008, he was re-designated as a Non-Executive Chairman and subsequently on 6 November 2013 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato’ Sri Lee See Yang

Executive Director

Dato’ Sri Lee See Yang founded Denby Sdn. Bhd., which is a furniture wholesaler in Malaysia to distribute Sweet Dream mattress, after his graduation. He later expanded his business and established Vitalmore Enterprise Sdn. Bhd., which is a local manufacturer of furniture. Besides local business ventures, he also has over twenty (20) years of experience in the import and export trade industry.

He has more than twenty five (25) years of experience in business management and development. He is a committed and passionate businessman which has abundant experience in management, sales and business development. Dato’ Sri Lee See Yang is also recognized for his expertise in mentoring and mediating between employees, conceptualising and executing new business directions and motives, and application of critical thinking and problem solving.

Toh Hong Chye

Executive Director

Toh Hong Chye holds a Master in Business Administration in Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia. He is also a Chartered Accountant, a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He founded H.C. Toh & Co., a non-audit firm, involved in company secretary, accounting and business advisory services for companies from various industries. His experience covers audit and assurance engagements, corporate reporting and compliance, taxation and wide-ranging overseas exposures. He had been involved in the successful implementation of several corporate exercises which include merger and acquisition and corporate debt restructuring exercises undertaken by private and public listed companies.

Chin Pak Loong

Executive Director

Chin Pak Loong is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Architects, Association of Consulting Architects Malaysia and Malaysian Green Building Confederation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Architectural Science and Bachelor of Architecture from Curtin University of Technology, Australia and has been registered with the Board of Architects Malaysia as a graduate architect since 2003, a professional architect since 2012 and professional interior designer since 2010.

He holds the Certificate of Registration for Architectural Consultancy Practice, Certificate of Professional Architect and the Certificate of Interior Designer (collectively referred to as “the Licenses”). The Licenses are renewable on an annual basis. He has close to two (2) decades of experience in architectural and interior design. He began his career with Overman and Zuideveld Architects Pty Ltd, Australia as a Design Architect in 2000. In 2001, he joined Prima Principia (M) Sdn. Bhd. (in collaboration with L.C. Ng Architects) as a Design Director, and joined Positive Trend Sdn. Bhd. (in collaboration with B+N Retail Group) as a Senior Project and Design Architect in the following year.

In 2004, he co-founded RDA Harris Space Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of RDA Harris Architects Sdn. Bhd. and was appointed as an Associate Director/Managing Director. He later left his position in RDA Harris Space Sdn. Bhd. and co-founded MAA Space Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Arkitek MAA Sdn. Bhd. in 2007 and was appointed as a Managing Director. He relinquished his position as the Managing Director of MAA Space Sdn. Bhd. with effect from 1 November 2013 and founded CPLA and Inplusout Design and Build Sdn. Bhd. (principally involved in design and build project) in 2012 and 2013, respectively.

Chloe Low Yen Hoon

Independent Director

Low Yen Hoon is a Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She has over ten (10) years of experience in accounting and auditing, having worked in several audit firms such as Douglas Loh & Associates and K-Konsult Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

Andrew Ho Tho Kong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew Ho Tho Kong graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore and is a fellow Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

He has extensive experience with over twenty five (25) years in accounting, investment banking and private equity. Currently he is a Partner at Nautilus Capital Asia, a boutique corporate advisory house providing advisory services for initial public offerings (IPOs), buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and fund raising.

Prior to founding Nautilus Capital Asia, he was the Acting Chief Executive Officer for Maybank Private Equity in 2012. Before his tenure with Maybank Private Equity, he was a Director with Kenanga Investment Bank, from 2008 to 2011, where he headed the Private Equity Department and subsequently, the investment banking office.

Andrew Ho Tho Kong’s experience extends to Venture Capital, with particular focus in the technology sector in the region. He served as Senior Vice President with Malaysia Venture Capital Company (MAVCAP). In addition, during his employment with the UEM Group from 2001-2007, he was attached to Optixlab, the private equity division for the UEM Group. While in the UEM Group he was also involved in Business Development with Time Engineering where he was primarily responsible for overseeing overseas acquisitions and partnerships for the group, and had oversight of the technology business strategy within the UEM Group companies.