Age 65, Malaysian Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Dato’ Latif was appointed as Chairman of the Company on
20 August 2004. He was re-designated as Executive Chairman on
1 December 2004 and later as Non-Independent Non-Executive
Chairman on 1 June 2006 and on 15 August 2014, as Independent
Non-Executive Chairman of the Company. He is currently a
member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee (“R&N
Committee”) of the Company.
Dato Latif obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in International
Relations from University Malaya and Master of Science (Marine Law
& Policy) degree from University of Wales. He has also attended the
Senior Management Development Program at Harvard Business
School. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Logistic and
Transport, United Kingdom.
Dato’ Latif’s started his career in 1975 with the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs as Attachment Officer of the West Asian Desk. He later joined
Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad (“MISC”) as a
Management Trainee and was subsequently promoted to Assistant
Manager, Liner Division. From 1982 to 1992, he was with Perbadanan
Nasional Shipping Line Berhad (“PNSL”) where he held a number of
senior positions and was instrumental in the formation of and heading
a number of subsidiaries and joint venture companies within the PNSL
Group. In 1990, he became a founder Director of Mitsui OSK Lines (M)
Sdn Bhd and remains as its Chairman after his retirement in 2005.
He was previously a Public Interest Director in Bursa Malaysia Berhad;
Executive Chairman of Realmild (M) Sdn Bhd and Chairman of
Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd; Labuan Shipyard & Engineering Sdn Bhd;
Penang Port Sdn Bhd, International Shipowners’ Association of
Malaysia, Amanah Raya Asian Finance Islamic Marine Fund and
Vice-Chairman of the Malaysian Shipowners’ Association.
Presently, Dato’ Latif is the Chairman of Efficient E-Solutions Berhad
and the Deputy Chairman of Ekowood International Berhad.
Dato’ Siew was appointed as Non-Independent Executive Director
of the Company on 17 October 2001. He was redesignated as the
Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman on 20 August
2004 and later as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Company on
25 January 2011 respectively.
Dato’ Siew graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree
in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in
Operational Research from the Imperial College of Science,
Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom. He has
extensive working experience of more than 30 years in the field of
petrochemicals locally and internationally.
He was the Chairman of the Malaysian Chapter of the Young
Presidents Organisation (“YPO”), an international grouping of more
than 23,000 chief executive officers and leaders of major companies
and organisations over the world. He became a director of the
International Board of Directors of YPO in 2000 and served until 2003
during which he was the Chairman of YPO’s Global Leadership
Congress in Beijing. China. In April 2013, he was conferred an
honourble degree in Doctor of Business Administration honoris
causa by the HELP University. He is currently the President of the
Imperial College Alumni Association of Malaysia and a Governor of
the Board of Governors for Marlborough College of Malaysia.
Currently, Dato’ Siew is the Group Managing Director of Ancom
Berhad, the holding company of the Company, and its subsidiary,
Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad, both of which are listed on the Main
Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Dato’ Siew is a substantial shareholder of the Company through his
direct and indirect shareholding in Ancom Berhad and his direct
and indirect interest in the Company.
Lim Hock Heng was appointed as Executive Director of the Company
on 1 March 2011.
He completed his secondary school GCE ‘O’ level education in
Singapore in 1974. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the
logistics business, specialising in chemical transportation and
warehousing, having been involved in the business since 1978.
He was the managing director of the logistics companies of the
Group, a post he held since 2003 when these companies were
under the Ancom Berhad group, until June 2015. He is a substantial
shareholder of the Company.
He does not hold directorship in other public listed companies
Age 58, Malaysian Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Abdul Latif was appointed as Managing Director of the Company
on 1 January 2005. He was re-designated as the Group Managing
Director on 1 July 2005 and Non-Independent Non-Executive
Director on 25 January 2011. He is a currently a member of the Audit
Committee and R&N Committee of the Company
Abdul Latif graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from
University Technology MARA, Malaysia and holds an MBA from
University of Hull, England. He began his career in Asea Brown Boveri
as a Substation Design Engineer in 1982 and subsequently headed
its substation contracts department. He subsequently joined Groupe
Schneider in 1992 as General Manager, Operations in charge of
Power Transmission & Distribution sales, contract management
and assembly workshop. In 1995, he joined EPE Power Corporation
Berhad (“EPE”) as Senior General Manager - Power Distribution
and in 2000 was appointed Chief Operation Officer in charge of
the EPE Group’s power generation, transmission and distribution
businesses. He became Managing Director of EPE in 2001. He
was Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Ranhill Power
Berhad following the acquisition of EPE by Ranhill Berhad. He was
later Managing Director of Ancom Berhad’s Agricultural Chemicals
business after his retirement as the Company’s Group Managing
Director until 2013.
Abdul Latif has no directorship in other public listed companies.
Age 49, Malaysian Independent Non-Executive Director
Safrizal joined the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director
on 24 December 2002. He is currently the Chairman of the Audit
Committee and a member of the R&N Committee of the Company
Safrizal gained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from University
of New South Wales, Australia. He is a member of CPA Australia.
He has vast working experience in both the consulting as well as
the commercial sectors in various capacities in Australia and
Malaysia. He joined the Fraser & Neave (F&N) Group in Malaysia
in 2002 and was responsible for setting up F&N’s in-house Tax
Department. Prior to joining the F&N Group, he was attached to
a couple of the Big Four Accounting Firms, with his last position
being a tax director. His experience in the field of taxation totals
more than 20 years. During his time as a tax consultant, Safrizal
has managed a diversified portfolio of clients comprising local and
multinational corporations from various industries, namely, finance,
telecommunications, advertising, construction, manufacturing,
shipping and insurance. Safrizal was also extensively involved in
the rendering of business advice and tax planning in a variety of
situations including corporate restructuring, public listing exercises,
business expansion, privatisation exercises, offshore investments
and mergers and acquisitions.
Safrizal, who was an appointed Council Member of the Chartered
Taxation Institute of Malaysia, has also conducted in-house training
programmes and has chaired/spoken at public seminars on
various tax matters.
Safrizal is currently a director of Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad.
Age 61, Malaysian Independent Non-Executive Director
Edmond joined the Board on 31 December 2011.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Edmond’s professional
experience has been in the fields of audit, merchant banking,
corporate & financial advising, portfolio & investment management,
unit trust management and financial planning. He is a member
of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Association of
Chartered Accountants, England & Wales as well as a Certified
Edmond’s career started with a professional accounting firm in
London where he was an Audit Manager. He was later the Manager
in charge of portfolio investment in a merchant bank in Malaysia
and subsequently in charge of the corporate planning and
investment division in a public listed company in Malaysia.
He was the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director and a
member of the Investment Committee of Public Mutual Berhad. He
was a former Task Force member on Islamic Finance for Labuan
International Offshore Financial Centre (“LOFSA”), a former council
member and Chairman of the Secretariat of the Federation of
Investment Managers Malaysia (“FIMM”) and a former member on
the Securities Market Consultation Panel of Bursa Malaysia Securities
Berhad. Mr. Cheah is a founder member and a past President of the
Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and a Treasurer of the
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Currently, Edmond sits on the Board of Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad
and Ancom Logistics Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Adventa
Berhad as well as an Investment Committee Member and a Director
of Manulife Asset Management Services Berhad.
Age 60, Malaysian Independent Non-Executive Director
Hock Chye joined the Board as Independent Non-Executive
Director on 5 December 2003. He is currently the Chairman of
the R&N Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of
Hock Chye graduated with a LLB (Hons.) degree from the University
of London, United Kingdom and holds a Certificate in Legal Practice.
He was formerly a consultant with an organisation promoting good
corporate governance and practices in Malaysia. Prior to that, he
was a Deputy Editor with the Star Newspaper, where he wrote for
the Business Section.
A former panel speaker for Bursatra Sdn Bhd on Continuing
Education Programmes for public-listed company directors,
Hock Chye has been the Group Director of Strategic Planning &
Corporate Affairs, HELP International Corporation Berhad since
Currently, Hock Chye is a director of Ancom Berhad and Nylex