|TUN ARIFIN BIN ZAKARIA||Chairman||View|
Tun Arifin Bin Zakaria, aged 68, was appointed to the Board on 13 February 2018 as Chairman of the Company. Tun Arifin has a long and highly distinguished career in the Judicial and Legal Service, and the last post he held was as the Chief Justice of Malaysia from 2011 to April 2017.
Graduating with LLB (Hons) from the University of Sheffield, UK in 1974 and LLM from the University of College, London in 1979. He was called to the English Bar at Lincoln’s Inn in the same year. He is also currently an Honorary Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. His distinguished legal career began when he joined the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service, before being posted as Federal Counsel in the Advisory Division of the Attorney General’s Chambers and later as Magistrate, Session Court Judge and Senior Assistant Registrar. He was elevated to the High Court of Malaya as a Judicial Commissioner in 1992.
Tun Arifin is presently Chairman of Microlink Solutions Berhad. He is also President of the Inns of Court Malaysia.
|SEOW KHIM SOON||Executive Deputy Chairman||View|
Mr. Seow Khim Soon, aged 57, Malaysian, is currently the Executive Deputy Chairman of the Group. He was appointed to the Board on 17 August 2007. Mr. Seow joined the family business in 1977. He was brought up in a family involved in the fashion and apparel industry. He was one of the founders of Kumpulan Voir Sdn. Bhd. when he set up the company together with his mother in 1988. Now, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management policy of the fashion retail division. He has played an instrumental role in expanding the Group’s retail business to its current level.
|HAM HON KIT||Managing Director||View|
Mr. Ham Hon Kit, aged 56, Malaysian, is the Managing Director of the Group. He was appointed to the Board on 17 August 2007. He is currently responsible for the financial, business development as well as corporate affairs of the Group. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from University of Malaya.
Upon graduation, he started his working career in banking and has more than 10 years of experience in banking and finance from his stint with various reputable Malaysian and international banks. He joined Kumpulan Voir Sdn. Bhd. in 1996, as a Senior General Manager, before being promoted to Executive Director in 2001 and was later promoted as Managing Director in 2007. He played an instrumental role in propelling the Group’s retail division to its current size. He holds numerous directorships in the companies within the Group.
|IBRAHIM SAHARI||Executive Director||View|
Mr. Ibrahim Bin Sahari, aged 54, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 19 July 2016. Upon graduating from the MARA University of Technology (UiTM), he started his career with Maybank Group in 1985 serving in various capacities including Assistant Chief Executive Officer of Uzbekleasing International A.O and Chief Representative Officer in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Upon his return to Malaysia in 2002, he served as the Head of Compliance and Supervision of the International Banking Division. He subsequently resigned from Maybank and joined Southern Finance Berhad as Assistant General Manager before leaving as Chief Operating Officer in 2005.
With two decades of experience including the banking sector, both local and international, automobile, transportation and construction, Ibrahim Bin Sahari has proven his ability in financial operations, creation of business as well its growth and productivity.
|WONG KWAI WAH||Executive Director||View|
Mr Wong Kwai Wah, aged 62, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 19 July 2016 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is a member of New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.
Mr. Wong began his career with Messrs Ernst & Young upon graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Geared with a proven ability to constantly challenge and improve existing processes and systems, he subsequently moved on to hold several key positions such as Finance Director in Australian Group, Goodman Fielder Wattie in Malaysia and Senior General Manager of Larut Consolidated Bhd which was principally involved in the provision of property development and construction activities.
Having excellent communications skills and the ability to communicate professionally with clients and colleagues on detailed financial issues, he subsequently took on the position of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jackley Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong Public Listed Company.
|SHAARI BIN HARON||Independent Non-Executive Director||View|
Mr. Shaari Bin Haron, aged 68, Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of Remuneration Committtee. He was appointed to the Board on 17 August 2007. En Shaari obtained his Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the International Islamic University in 1991. He started his career with the Royal Malaysian Police Force in 1971. In 1992, he opted for early retirement from the Police Force to practice law and was called to the Bar in 1993. Currently, he is a Senior Partner in Messrs Abu Bakar & Yong. In the corporate sector he is also an Independent Director of EP Manufacturing Berhad, a company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
|DATO’ MAH SIEW KWOK||Independent Non-Executive Director||View|
Dato’ Mah Siew Kwok, aged 71, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 February 2017. Dato’ Mah qualified in law and was called to the English Bar in 1972. He was the founder and senior partner of Messrs Mah & Partners in 1975, specializing in Corporate Law, Banking Law and Land Law. He remained in practice for ten years before venturing into the commercial sector. From 1983 to 1994 he served as Managing Director of South Malaysia Industries Berhad.
Currently, he is also the Non- Executive Vice Chairman of Omesti Berhad and Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad and as Deputy Chairman of Ho Hup Construction Company Berhad. He also serves on the board of several private companies. He is Deputy Chairman of Chong Hwa Independent High School and a trustee and member of Chong Hwa KL Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Kwan Inn Teng Foundation. He has been elected as Executive Committee Member of the Inns of Court Malaysia
|MOHD HATIM BIN ABDULLAH||Independent Non-Executive Director||View|
Mr. Mohd Hatim Bin Abdullah, aged 66, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 15 February 2017 and is also a member of Audit Committee and Chairman of Nomination Committee. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Business Management) from Marymount Manhattan College, New York. He also passed the MFORR Exam from the Malaysian Futures & Options Registered Representative and Federation of Malaysia Unit Trust Managers (FMUTM). He is also a Licensed Member of Financial Market Association Malaysia (formerly known as ACI Malaysia) and a Licensed Member of FMUTM.
He held senior positions in few of MGIC Berhad subsidiaries (1986-2007) and was the Senior Manager of Malaysia Discounts Berhad (1985 - 1986). He also worked for Bank Bumiputra (M) Bhd as Chief Dealer of Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, New York and senior position of London branch (1977-1985). Currently, he is also the Executive Director of Harlow’s & MGI Sdn Bhd.
|YEE YIT YANG||Independent Non-Executive Director||View|
Mr. Yee Yit Yang, aged 51, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 15 February 2017, and is also the Chairman of Audit Committee and a member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a member of the Australian CPA and Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He began his career with an international accounting firm and then moved on to an investment bank in which he was involved with various corporate restructuring exercises. Currently, he is attached to a private consultancy firm.
Currently, he is also the Independent and Non-Executive Director of Mlabs Systems Berhad.
|DATO’ DR AZIRUL SALIHIN BIN ANUAR||Independent Non-Executive Director||View|
Dato’ Dr. Azirul Salihin Bin Anuar, aged 41, has 17 years extensive working experience in management and strategic planning in medical, construction and trading industry. He was appointed to the Board on 13 February 2018 and a member of Nomination Committee. Dato’ Dr Azirul holds an academic qualification from University Malaya, in Medical Bachelor of Surgery.
Upon graduation, Dato Dr. Azirul served as a medical officer in University Malaya Medical Centre from 2002 to 2005. Thereafter, Dato Dr. Azirul decided to venture into the business and currently holding directorships in several private companies related to Oil & Gas, IT, Medical Equipment and Construction.