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Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay

Chairman and Chief Executive / Non-Independent Executive Director

Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay (Malaysian, aged 65, male), appointed on 17 October 1988, is the Chairman and Chief Executive. He is also the Chairman and Chief Executive of Genting Berhad, the Chief Executive and a Director of Genting Plantations Berhad; and the Executive Chairman of Genting Singapore PLC and Genting UK Plc. He has served in various positions within the Group since 1976. He is a Founding Member and a Permanent Trustee of The Community Chest, Malaysia. In addition, he sits on the Boards of other Malaysian and foreign companies as well as the Boards of Trustees of several charitable organisations in Malaysia.

Tan Sri Lim holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of London. He attended the Programme for Management Development of Harvard Business School, Harvard University in 1979. He is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London and an Honorary Professor of Xiamen University, China.

Tan Sri Lim is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genting Hong Kong Limited (“GENHK”), a company primary listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and secondary listed on the Main Board of The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. He is also a Director of Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., a company listed on the Main Board of The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. and an associate of GENHK. He has an interest in the securities of GENHK. The GENHK group is principally engaged in the business of cruise and cruise-related operations and leisure, entertainment and hospitality activities.

In the context of the above businesses of GENHK, Tan Sri Lim is therefore considered as having interests in business apart from the Group’s business, which may compete indirectly with the Group’s business.

For his leadership excellence and significant contributions to the leisure and travel industry, he was named the “Travel Entrepreneur of the Year 2009” by Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Asia, “The Most Influential Person in Asian Gaming 2009” by Inside Asian Gaming, “Asian Leader for Global Leisure and Entertainment Tourism 2011” by Seagull Philippines Inc. and “Lifetime Achievement Award for Corporate Philanthropy 2013” by World Chinese Economic Forum.

Tun Mohammed Hanif bin Omar

Deputy Chairman / Non-Independent Executive Director

Tun Mohammed Hanif bin Omar (Malaysian, aged 78, male), appointed on 23 February 1994, is the Deputy Chairman. He was the Inspector-General of The Royal Malaysian Police for 20 years before retiring in January 1994, having joined as an officer in 1959. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Malaya, Singapore, Bachelor of Law (Honours) from University of Buckingham and the Certificate of Legal Practice (Honours) from the Legal Qualifying Board.

He is also the Deputy Chairman of Genting Berhad and sits on the Boards of AMMB Holdings Berhad, AMFB Holdings Berhad and Measat Global Berhad.

He has received honorary awards from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines for his invaluable contribution towards the region’s security. In 1993, he became the only serving public servant to be awarded nonex-officio Malaysia’s highest non-royal award which carries the titleship of ‘Tun’. He was conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Law by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1992, Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Internal Security) by Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia on 2 October 2011 and Honorary Doctorate of Law by the University of Buckingham on 16 March 2012.

Tun Mohammed Hanif was a member of the 2004 Royal Commission for the Enhancement of the Operations and Management of The Royal Malaysian Police. He is the President of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) and Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (MBRAS), member of the Malaysian Equine Council and a Council Member of the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Yayasan Tun Razak and a member of the Boards of Trustees of the Malaysian Liver Foundation, Yayasan DayaDiri, The MCKK Foundation and The Community Chest, Malaysia.

Mr Lim Keong Hui

Chief Information Officer / Non-Independent Executive Director

Mr Lim Keong Hui (Malaysian, aged 32, male), appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 July 2012, was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the Chief Information Officer of the Company on 1 January 2015.

Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Computer Science from the Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in International Marketing Management from Regent’s Business School, United Kingdom.

Mr Lim is a son of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, who is the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Company. He is a Non-Independent Executive Director of Genting Berhad (“GENT”) following his appointment as the Senior Vice President – Business Development on 1 March 2013 until he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office of GENT on 1 June 2013 and assumed additional role as the Chief Information Officer of GENT on 1 January 2015. He was a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Genting Plantations Berhad (“GENP”) until he was redesignated as a Non-Independent Executive Director, following his appointment as the Chief Information Officer of GENP on 1 January 2015. He is also a director of Genting UK Plc and a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Lim Goh Tong.

Prior to his appointment as the Senior Vice President – Business Development of GENT, he was the Senior Vice President – Business Development of Genting Hong Kong Limited (“GENHK”) until he was redesignated as the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office of GENHK following his appointment as an Executive Director of GENHK on 7 June 2013. He is currently the Executive Director – Chairman’s Office and Chief Information Officer of GENHK after taking up additional role of Chief Information Officer of GENHK on 1 December 2014. Prior to joining GENHK in 2009, he had embarked on an investment banking career with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. He has deemed interest in the shares of GENHK. The GENHK group is principally engaged in the business of cruise and cruise-related operations and leisure, entertainment and hospitality activities.

In the context of the above businesses of GENHK, Mr Lim is therefore considered as having interests in business apart from the Group’s business, which may compete indirectly with the Group’s business.

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Alwi Jantan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Alwi Jantan (Malaysian, aged 81, male), appointed on 10 August 1990, was redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2011. He joined the Company on 1 July 1990 as Executive Vice President – Public Affairs & Human Resources and was redesignated as Executive Director on 2 July 2007 prior to his retirement in 2009. A graduate of the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree, he had a distinguished career in the public service.

Prior to joining the Company, he was the Director General of Public Service Malaysia. He sits on the Board of UOA Asset Management Sdn Bhd, the manager of the public0listed UOA Real Estate Investment Trust and on the Board of public-listed UOA Development Bhd.

Mr Quah Chek Tin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Quah Chek Tin (Malaysian, aged 65, male), appointed on 15 January 2003, was redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 October 2008. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, London before returning to Malaysia.

He joined the Genting Group in 1979 and has served in various positions within the Group. He was the Executive Director and Chief Operation Officer of the Company as well as the Executive Director of Genting Berhad prior to his retirement in 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics from the London School of Economic and Political Science and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

In addition, he sits on the Board of Genting Plantations Berhad, Paramount Corporation Berhad and Batu Kawan Berhad.

Tan Sri Clifford Francis Herbert

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Clifford Francis Herbert (Malaysian, aged 75, male), appointed on 27 June 2002, is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Malaya and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, United States of America.

Tan Sri Clifford joined the Administrative and Diplomatic Service of the civil service in 1964, serving as an Assistant Secretary in the Public Services Department from 1964 to 1968 and as Assistant Secretary in the Development Administration Unit, Prime Minister’s Department from 1968 to 1975. Tan Sri Clifford served in the Ministry of Finance from 1975 to 1997, rising to the post of Secretary General to the Treasury.

During Tan Sri Clifford’s tenure in the civil service before his retirement in 1997, he sat on the Boards of the Pepper Marketing Agency, Tourist Development Corporation, Adivsory Council of the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO), Aerospace Industries Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Highway Authority, Malaysian Rubber Development Corporation (MARDEC), Port Klang Authority, Klang Container Terminal Berhad, Bank Industri Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia Export Credit Insurance Ltd, National Trust Fund (KWAN), Kumpulan Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Bank Negara Malaysia and Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd; and he was the Chairman of the National Pensions Trust Fund (KWAP). He also served as Chairman of the Inland Revenue Board in 1997.

Tan Sri Clifford is a trustee of Yayasan Nanyang Press and the National Kidney Foundation. He is also a member of the board of FIDE Forum, a public company limited by guarantee. He is the Chairman of Moet Hennessy Diageo Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Tan Sri Clifford was instrumental in establishing the Securities Commission of which he was a member from 1993 to 1994 and was also a Board member of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies from 1989 to 1997. As Secretary General to the Minister of Finance, he was appointed as alternate Governor to the World Bank. Tan Sri Clifford was Chairman of KL International Airport Bhd (KLIAB) from 1993 to 1999. On 16 July 2000, he was appointed as Executive Chairman of Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (PNMB) and was Chariman of PNBM from 16 July 2002 to 31 December 2006.

Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi Bin Haji Zainuddin (R)

Independent Non-Executive Director

Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi Bin Haji Zainuddin (R) (Malaysian, aged 68, male), appointed on 4 August 2005, is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from the Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and had attended the Senior Executive Programme in Harvard University, United States of America in 2002. He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM).

Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) had a distinguished career in the Malaysian Armed Forces for 38 years 11 months, before retiring from the Force on 30 April 2005. During the period as a professional military officer, he served 6 years and 4 months as the Malaysian Chief of Defence Forces from 1 January 1999 and as the Chief of the Malaysian Army for one year from 1 January 1998. Most notable appointments in the Armed Forces held were Aide de Camp (ADC) to His Majesty Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Azlan Shah, Commander Infantry Brigade, Assistant Chief of Staff Human Resources, Commander of Army Training and Doctrine Command, Deputy Chief of Army and Chief of Army. In international duties, Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) served as a Military Observer under the United Nations International Monitoring Group in Iraq after the Iran-Iraq War Ceasefire in 1988/1989. Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) is the Chairman of Genting Plantations Berhad and Affin Holdings Berhad and a Director of Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad and Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad.

Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) was made a Member of Dewan Negara Perak by DYMM Paduka Seri Sultan Perak on 25 November 2006 and is a Trustee of Yayasan Sultan Azlan Shah. On 23 April 2013, Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) was appointed as Orang Kaya Bendahara Seri Maharaja Perak Darul Ridzuan by DYMM Paduka Seri Sultan Perak and the Dewan Negara Perak Darul Ridzuan. On 19 April 2014, Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) was conferred the Darjah Seri Paduka Sultan Azlan Shah (SPSA), which carries the title “Datuk Seri DiRaja” by His Royal Highness The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah. Gen. Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Zahidi (R) was conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Defense Management) by National Defence University of Malaysia on 26 October 2016

Mr Teo Eng Siong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Teo Eng Siong (Malaysian, aged 70, male), appointed on 25 February 2010, is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He began his career with Ernst & Young, Melbourne, Australia, in November 1969. He had worked in Singapore and Malaysia; and had held several positions in various companies. Prior to his retirement on 31 March 2009, he was the General Manager and Company Secretary of Kien Huat Realty Sdn Berhad as well as the Company Secretary of Yayasan Lim Goh Tong, a charitable organisation.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Melbourne and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Fellow of CPA Australia, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an Associate of The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Dato’ Koh Hong Sun

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Koh Hong Sun (Malaysian, aged 64, male), appointed on 23 July 2012, is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic and Security Studies from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Dato’ Koh had a distinguished career with the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) for almost 40 years, having joined RMP as a Probationary Inspector in 1971 and retired in October 2010 as the Director of Commercial Crime Investigation Department.

During the period as an officer of the RMP, Dato’ Koh has held various important command posts including as Officer-in-Charge of Brickfields Police District, Head of the Federal Traffic Police, Chief Police Officer of Penang and Commissioner of Police as Director of Commercial Crime Investigation Department.

Dato’ Koh has recently been appointed as the Chairman of QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad. He also sits on the Boards of Mega First Corporation Berhand and GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd, the manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust.

Ms Loh Bee Hong

Secretary

Malaysia

AUDIT COMMITTEE

  • Tan Sri Clifford Francis Herbert

    Chairman/ Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Mr Quah Chek Tin

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Mr Teo Eng Siong

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Dato’ Koh Hong Sun

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

NOMINATION COMMITTEE

  • Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Alwi Jantan

    Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Mr Quah Chek Tin

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Tan Sri Clifford Francis Herbert

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director

REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

  • Tan Sri Clifford Francis Herbert

    Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Mr Teo Eng Siong

    Member/Independent Non-Executive Director


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