LING LU KUANG

Group Executive Chairman

A Malaysian citizen, aged 46, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 June 2008. On 01 March 2022, he is appointed as Group Executive Chairman.

LING LU KUANG

Group Executive Chairman

A Malaysian citizen, aged 46, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 June 2008. On 01 March 2022, he is appointed as Group Executive Chairman. He is also appointed as Chairman of Group Management, ESOS, MRGF, and Investment Committees on 01 March 2022. He graduated from the University of Auckland with Bachelor of Commerce degree double majoring in management and operation management. He had more than 15 years working experience as executive director actively involved in managerial role in several companies of various divisions of Shin Yang Group of companies including timber manufacturing, marketing, construction, property development, infrastructure, oil palm and reforestation. Currently he is the Non-Executive Director of some companies of Shin Yang Group which involved in domestic and international shipping, property development, property management and hotel business.

He is the eldest son of Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho who is the Group Business Advisor of SOPB and is deemed connected party to Shin Yang Plantation Sdn Bhd, a substantial shareholder of the SOPB. He is deemed interested in various transactions between the SOPB Group and certain companies carried out in the ordinary course of business by virtue of his common directorships and/ or shareholdings in these companies.

He has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

LING CHIONG SING

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 December 2006. He is also a member of MRGF Committee.

LING CHIONG SING

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 December 2006. He is also a member of MRGF Committee.

He graduated from Taiwan in Accounting and is currently the Chief Executive Director of a well-diversified Shin Yang Group of Companies in Sarawak. He has more than 30 years of managerial experience and is very hands on in the business of logging, plywood, shipping and shipbuilding, quarry operations, transportation, construction and project fields. He is the Group Managing Director of Shin Yang Shipping Corporation Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

He is the brother of Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho who is the Group Business Advisor of SOPB and is deemed connected party to Shin Yang Plantation Sdn Bhd, a substantial shareholder of the SOPB. He is deemed interested in various transactions between the SOPB Group and certain companies carried out in the ordinary course of business by virtue of his common directorships and/ or shareholdings in these companies.

He was elected as the Chairman of the Miri Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry for term of 2021 – 2023. He has been nominated and appointed as a permanent council member of Sarawak Timber Association since March 2010.

He has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

LING PAU PAU

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 48, was appointed to the Board of SOPB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2022. Recently, she serves as a member of Group Audit and Risk Management Committee.

LING PAU PAU

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 48, was appointed to the Board of SOPB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2022. Recently, she serves as a member of Group Audit and Risk Management Committee. She graduated from University of Auckland New Zealand with Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance. She is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia) and is a member of several professional bodies including the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia.

She is currently the Finance Manager of Shin Yang Group of Companies. She joined Shin Yang Group of Companies since year 2004. Prior to year 2004, she was the audit senior of Ernst & Young, Sarawak and was deployed to undertake various portfolios involving supporting, planning, execution and delivery of audit engagements. She has more than 20 years working experience in financial and auditing (including accounting, tax, finance, treasury, and statutory reporting).

She is the daughter of Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho who is the Group Business Advisor of SOPB, sister to the Group Executive Chairman, Mr. Ling Lu Kuang and is deemed a connected party to the major shareholder of the Company. She is deemed interested in various transactions between the SOPB Group and certain companies carried out in the ordinary course of business by virtue of her common directorships and/ or shareholdings in these companies.

She has attended all four Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022 after her appointment. She has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

TANG TIONG ING

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 64, has been a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director since 16 June 1995. He serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee. He graduated from University of Malaya with Bachelor in Accounting with Honours.

TANG TIONG ING

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 64, has been a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director since 16 June 1995. He serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee. He graduated from University of Malaya with Bachelor in Accounting with Honours. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia) and is a member of several professional bodies including the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and Fellow Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia and Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries.

His career started from Lau Hoi Chew & Co., a Certified Public Accounting firm in 1984 and was promoted to head the Miri Branch in 1985 till 1990. In 1991, he joined Shin Yang Group as a Group Accountant to oversee all the financial and accounting functions, corporate taxation, treasury, corporate planning and company secretarial function of the diversified Shin Yang Group. He is an appointed representative of Shin Yang Plantation Sdn. Bhd., a substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB.

He has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

DATU MONALIZA BINTI ZAIDEL

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 59, was appointed to the Board of SOPB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 July 2018. She serves as a member of the Remuneration Committee, Investment Committee and ESOS Committee.

DATU MONALIZA BINTI ZAIDEL

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 59, was appointed to the Board of SOPB as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 July 2018. She serves as a member of the Remuneration Committee, Investment Committee and ESOS Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, a Master of Science In Information Systems and Technology at City University, London and a Corporate Masters in Business Administration (“CMBA”) at Ohio University, Ohio, USA.

She started her career as an Electrical Engineer at JKR Sarawak from August 1986 to March 2001. She was seconded to Sarawak Incorporated Sdn. Bhd. as a Manager of Facilities Management Services from March 2001 to September 2005. She was promoted as Senior Electrical Engineer at JKR Sarawak in October 2005. She was seconded to LCDA Holdings Sdn. Bhd. from 26 March 2007 until October 2009 as a Senior Manager of Property Management Division, to Jabatan Ketua Menteri (“JKM”) from November 2010 until 01 May 2012 as a Deputy Director in Innovation Unit and to LCDA Holdings Sdn. Bhd. from 02 May 2012 to September 2016 as a Senior Manager of Property And Engineering Division. She was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Property Sector) of LCDA Holdings Sdn Bhd from April 2017 to 31 December 2019. She was promoted as Chief Executive Officer and Director of LCDA Holdings Sdn Bhd and Acting General Manager of Land Custody and Development Authority on 01 January 2020. She is currently holding the post of General Manager of Land Custody and Development Authority since 01 October 2021.

She is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. She has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. She has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

HASMAWATI BINTI SAPAWI

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 55, was appointed as a NonIndependent Non-Executive Director to the Board of SOPB on 29 July 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons, Economics), Canada, a Master of Business Administration, Australia and a Master of Environmental Management (Development Planning), Malaysia.

HASMAWATI BINTI SAPAWI

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 55, was appointed as a NonIndependent Non-Executive Director to the Board of SOPB on 29 July 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons, Economics), Canada, a Master of Business Administration, Australia and a Master of Environmental Management (Development Planning), Malaysia. She started her career as an Economist in Investment Division at Land Custody & Development Authority (“LCDA”) from November 1992 to December 2005 before serving the State Financial Secretary’s Office (“SFSO”) on a secondment basis until December 2007. Subsequently, she was employed on a permanent basis with SFSO. Presently, she is the Deputy State Financial Secretary and prior to that she held the post of the Director of Corporate Services & Investment Division at SFSO since April 2008 to June 2021, handling corporate finance and investment activities. Ms. Hasmawati was a Non-Executive Director in Sarawak Plantation Berhad, appointed on 25 November 2011 and also a Non-Executive Director (Independent) in Amanah Saham Sarawak Berhad, appointed on 31 October 2017.

She has attended four out of five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. She is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. She has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

BIBI UMIZAH BINTI OSMAN

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 49, was appointed as a NonIndependent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2023. She holds a degree in LLB (Hons) from International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (“IIUM”) and also a Master of Science (Human Resource Development) from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (“UNIMAS”).

BIBI UMIZAH BINTI OSMAN

Non-Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 49, was appointed as a NonIndependent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2023. She holds a degree in LLB (Hons) from International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (“IIUM”) and also a Master of Science (Human Resource Development) from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (“UNIMAS”). She started her carrier as Legal practitioner with Messrs. Abdul Rahim, Razak Tready Fadillah & Co. Advocates both Civil and Syariah matter from 2000 to 2003. On 01 April 2003, she joined LCDA Holdings Sdn Bhd (“LHSB”) as Legal Executive until early 2017. In 2017 till 2018, she has been appointed as Senior Manager, Human Resource Division of LHSB. On September 2018 until 30 September 2022, she has been tasked to lead Land Management Division of LHSB and on 01 October 2022, she has been appointed as Senior Manager Legal and Secretarial Division and also covering for Senior Manager post for Land Management Division. She is an appointed representative of LCDA Holdings Sdn Bhd, a substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB.

She has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

FONG YOO KAW @ FONG YEE KOW, VICTOR

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 70, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 28 April 2014.

He serves as a Chairman of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Investment Committee and ESOS Committee.

FONG YOO KAW @ FONG YEE KOW, VICTOR

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 70, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 28 April 2014. He serves as a Chairman of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Investment Committee and ESOS Committee.

He received his education in Malaysia and in New Zealand where he graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand with Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Administration (“BCA”) in 1975. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrator (“ACIS”). He started his career in New Zealand upon graduation and spent 4 years working there before returning to Malaysia. From 1979 to 1989, he was Group Financial Controller with a Sarawak-based group of companies before joining the international professional services firm of EY in 1989. He was with EY for over 20 years and retired as a Partner in 2010.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of YKGI Holdings Berhad, Pansar Berhad and DPI Holdings Berhad. He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB.

He has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

PERPETUA PHANG

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 December 2022. She serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee.

PERPETUA PHANG

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 December 2022. She serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management Committee.

She graduated from the University of Hull, England with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 1980 and was called to the Degree of Utter Barrister and admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 1981. In the same year, she was admitted to practise in the High Court of Borneo (now called the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak). She is also an Accredited Mediator.

She joined Reddi & Company, Advocates in 1981 and currently is a senior partner of the firm overseeing the banking, corporate and commercial division. She is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB.

She has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

CHUA CHEN SAN

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 62, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2016. He serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Investment Committee and ESOS Committees.

CHUA CHEN SAN

Independent
Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian citizen, aged 62, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 01 March 2016. He serves as a member of the Group Audit and Risk Management, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Investment Committee and ESOS Committees. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 1986. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

He was a Senior Accountant in Koller & Koller Accountants, New Zealand from 1988 to 1992. He joined Doyon Development Sdn Bhd, Samling Group as a Financial Accountant from 1992 to 1994. From 1994 to 2006, he was the Audit Manager in Liew & Co, Chartered Accountants and Internal Audit Manager in Shin Yang Group from 2006 to 2009. He is currently the Director of Audit in Andy Chia & Co, Chartered Accountants, and Director of ACCO Tax Services Sdn Bhd. He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB.

He has attended all five Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

WONG HEE KWONG

Group Chief Executive Officer

A Malaysian citizen, aged 60, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad (“SOPB”) in1998 and was subsequently redesignated as Group Chief Executive Officer in 2010.

WONG HEE KWONG

Group Chief Executive Officer

A Malaysian citizen, aged 60, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad (“SOPB”) in1998 and was subsequently redesignated as Group Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), U.K. He worked in KPMG, EON Finance Berhad and a Government linked company before joining SOPB Group as the Group Finance Manager and Company Secretary in April 1996. His professional experiences include accounting, secretarial, management consultancy, taxation and banking and finance. Currently, he is a council member of Malaysian Palm Oil Association (“MPOA”) and also a Board member of Trustees of Malaysian Palm Oil Council (“MPOC”).

He is not related to any director or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. His direct interests in the shares and share options under the Employee Share Option Scheme of SOPB at year end are 3,733,950 shares and 2,337,450 options respectively.

He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

ERIC KIU KWONG SENG

Chief Operating Officer

A Malaysian citizen, aged 51, was appointed as the Company Secretary in 1998 and has about 24 years’ experience in corporate secretarial practices.

ERIC KIU KWONG SENG

Chief Operating Officer

A Malaysian citizen, aged 60, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad (“SOPB”) in1998 and was subsequently redesignated as Group Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), U.K. He worked in KPMG, EON Finance Berhad and a Government linked company before joining SOPB Group as the Group Finance Manager and Company Secretary in April 1996. His professional experiences include accounting, secretarial, management consultancy, taxation and banking and finance. Currently, he is a council member of Malaysian Palm Oil Association (“MPOA”) and also a Board member of Trustees of Malaysian Palm Oil Council (“MPOC”).

He is not related to any director or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. His direct interests in the shares and share options under the Employee Share Option Scheme of SOPB at year end are 3,733,950 shares and 2,337,450 options respectively.

He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

PANG SENG NAM

Regional Plantation Controller

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as the Regional Plantation Controller of the group in 2020. He obtained HSC from College Tun Datuk Hj Openg in 1975 and started his career with SOPB in 1976 as the first batch of Agricultural Cadet.

PANG SENG NAM

Regional Plantation Controller

A Malaysian citizen, aged 66, was appointed as the Regional Plantation Controller of the group in 2020. He obtained HSC from College Tun Datuk Hj Openg in 1975 and started his career with SOPB in 1976 as the first batch of Agricultural Cadet. He obtained the Advance Associate Diploma of the Incorporated Society of Planters (“AISP”) in 1980. He left SOPB in 2000 and served with two other local prominent plantation groups in senior capacity. He re-joined SOPB in 2007. His professional experience includes land development in oil palm plantation, and replanting in both mineral and peat environment.

He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. He has not been convicted to any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Tho Kheng Chiang

Chief Financial Officer cum General Manager

A Malaysian citizen, aged 44, was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Group in 2019 and redesignated as Chief Financial Officer cum General Manager (Special Assignment in Plantation) in 2021.

Tho Kheng Chiang

Chief Financial Officer cum General Manager

A Malaysian citizen, aged 44, was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Group in 2019 and redesignated as Chief Financial Officer cum General Manager (Special Assignment in Plantation) in 2021. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), U.K. He worked in KPMG and a public listed company before joining SOPB as the Internal Audit Manager in year 2010. His professional experiences include audit and assurance, accounting and corporate exercises.

He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Wong Sieh Tung

Head of Trading Operations cum General Manager

A Malaysia citizen, aged 45, was appointed as the Head of Trading Operations in Year 2018 and redesignated as Head of Trading Operations cum General Manager (Special Assignment in Milling) in 2021.

Wong Sieh Tung

Head of Trading Operations cum General Manager

A Malaysia citizen, aged 45, was appointed as the Head of Trading Operations in Year 2018 and redesignated as Head of Trading Operations cum General Manager (Special Assignment in Milling) in 2021. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of Malaysia Institute of Accountants, Fellow member of Association Chartered Certified Accountants (“FCCA”), UK and member of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (“CFP”). He started his career with Liew & Co, Miri and Shin Yang Plantations after which he joined SOPB as the Accounts Executive in year 2004. His professional experiences include accounting, audit and assurance.

He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. He has not been convicted to any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

LING TIONG ING

Assistant Head of Support & Services

A Malaysia citizen, aged 48, was appointed as the Assistant Head of Support & Services in Year 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow membership of CPA Australia.

LING TIONG ING

Assistant Head of Support & Services

A Malaysia citizen, aged 48, was appointed as the Assistant Head of Support & Services in Year 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow membership of CPA Australia. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (with a specialisation in Accounting) from University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He started his career with Ernst & Young, Miri, Piasau Slipways Sdn Bhd, Baker Hughes (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and a local company before joining SOPB as the Internal Audit Manager in year 2012. His professional experiences include accounting, audit and assurance.

He is not related to any director and/ or substantial shareholder of SOPB and does not have any conflict of interest with SOPB. He has not been convicted to any offence within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.