MAJOR GENERAL DATO’MAMAT ARIFFIN BIN ABDULLAH
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Masters of Sciences in Training and Human Resources from Leicester University, United Kingdom
Diploma in Strategic Studies from Armed Forces Defense College, Kuala Lumpur
Management Development Programme from Wolfson College, University of Cambridge
Major General Dato’ Mamat served the Malaysian Army for 37 years and retired in June 2005. His last appointment in the Malaysian Army was the Commanding General of the Army Logistics Command (ALC).
Upon his retirement from the Malaysian Army, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) appointed him as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Affin Fund Asset Management Berhad on 18 April 2012. Whilst serving at Affin Asset Management Fund Berhad, he was also appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Due to the merger of Affin Fund Asset Management Berhad with Hwang Asset Management Berhad, he had resigned from the position in June 2014.
Earlier in July 2011, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sterling Progress Berhad, a public listed company and was subsequently appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman. In addition, he was also appointed as a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. However, he retired from the Board after he was appointed by the government as Grand Chamberlain of Istana Negara on 14 December 2016.
As Grand Chamberlain at Istana Negara, he was given the trust and responsibility by the Malaysian government to serve KDYMM Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV, Sultan Muhammad V on all matters pertaining to the ceremonies and protocols.
At the same time, he had also served with distinction under DYMM Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah Ibni-Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibuddin Shah Almagfur-Lah, Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 2 November 2018 until 31 December 2018.
After serving KDYMM Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XV for more than 2 years, he had submitted his resignation as Grand Chamberlain on 14 January 2019.
ANG CHUANG JUAY
Executive Deputy Chairman
Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the National University of Singapore
Mr. Ang Chuang Juay was appointed to the Board on the 18th August 2003. He is at present the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee, and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr. Ang began his career with Wearnes Technology as the Head of its Printed Circuit Board assembly operations. He remained with the Company for 6 years throughout which he obtained extensive exposure in surface mount technology, floppy disk drive (FDD) and hard disk drive operation. He was seconded to Taiwan to head the production unit and was subsequently sent to China to set up the FDD operation. He also worked as the Managing Director of a UI IT company based in Singapore specialising in networking.
After the takeover of the UK IT Company by another firm, he became a consultant to NS-Tech Co. Ltd. His talents and natural drive was spotted by the founding member of NS-Tech Co. Ltd. and was roped in to assist in the expansion into the USA and set up a presence in Singapore. Not satisfied with merely being a subcontractor for Original Equipment Manufacturer and with his mind firmly set on working in the forefront technology with multinational companies, he decided to pursue his own goals and visions by divesting his interests in NS-Tech Co. Ltd. and thereafter formed ConnectCounty Holdings Berhad.
LIM BEE SAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
BA (Hons) Law, Accounting & Finance
Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple, London)
Ms. Lim Bee San, was appointed to the Board on 19 July 2016. She had previously practiced in two legal firms as a legal assistant from year 1996 to 1999. She became a partner of a legal firm from 2000 to 2006. She is the Founding Partner of M/s The Law Chambers of Yeap & Lim which was established since 2006.
THONG MEI MEI
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Associate member of CIMA, UK
Ms. Thong is a Chartered Accountant with ACMA with 25 years’ financial management reporting and general accounting experience, including 10 years in senior management position leading the finance function.
She had worked for various organisations, including Glaxosmith Kline (GSK), Avon Cosmetics, Bristol Meyers (MeadJohnson Nutrition), Coca-Cola and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Hong Leong Credit Berhad and Navis Capital Group.
She is highly recognised for the ability to strategic business partnering roles and proactive for continuous change actions to drive business growth. During her 25 years of experiences, she had supervised up to a team of 26 across different markets in the cluster environment.