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Dato' Seri Goh Eng Toon

Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
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Dato' Seri (Dr.) Goh Eng Toon, aged 83, male, was appointed to the Board of Salcon Berhad ("Salcon") on 15 June 2005 as the Vice Chairman. He was appointed the Chairman of Salcon on 18 October 2007.

He holds a Cambridge General Certificate of Education and is a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia).

Dato' Seri (Dr.) Goh started his banking career with Midland Bank in the United Kingdom in the early fifties and Malayan Banking Berhad from 1960 to 1973. In 1973, he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of Ban Hin Lee Bank Berhad, Director and CEO in 1978, Acting Chairman and CEO in 1986 and became its Chairman and CEO from 1990 until the merger of Ban Hin Lee Bank Berhad and Southern Bank Berhad in July 2000. He was a Director of Southern Bank and its Group: Southern Finance Berhad, SBB Mutual Berhad (formerly known as BHLB Pacific Trust Management Berhad), BHLB Asset Management Sdn Bhd and BHL Venture Berhad until 2004, when he retired from the Bank and the Group. He was also the Chairman of BHLB Trustee Berhad until December 2005.

He also served on the Board of Aviva Insurance Berhad ("Aviva") as its Chairman. He was also the Chairman of the Audit, Risk Management, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Aviva. He retired from Aviva in September 2006 when it merged with MSIG Insurance Berhad.

Dato' Seri (Dr.) Goh was a Director and Chairman of Rockwills Trustee Berhad until 5 May 2011.

He presently serves on the Board and as the Chairman of Pulau Pinang Clinic Sdn. Bhd. (Gleneagles, Penang). He is also a Director of Heng Lee & Co. Sdn Bhd and its Group of Companies. He also serves as trustee in many charitable homes, institutions and associations.

In recognition of Dato' Seri (Dr.) Goh's contribution to nation building in economic, social and education sector, he was conferred the Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Wawasan Open University on 23 October 2010.

Dato' Seri (Dr.) Goh is currently the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.

Tan Sri Dato' Tee Tiam Lee

Executive Deputy Chairman
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Tan Sri Dato' Tee Tiam Lee, aged 59, male, was appointed to the Board of Salcon on 1 January 2010.

Tan Sri Dato' Tee has an extensive career and has vast experience in various industries including insurance, water engineering/treatment, hotel management, property investment and oil palm plantation business.

He began his career in insurance in 1976 after finishing his secondary education and has more than 30 years experience in this industry to-date.

Tan Sri Dato' Tee was a Director, members of Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee and Underwriting Committee of MUI Continental Insurance Berhad.

He is also a Director of several private limited companies including Hotel Sri Hoover Sdn Bhd which deals in hotel management, and Tabir Arena Sdn Bhd, Jouta Plantation Sdn Bhd and Evergreen Comfort Sdn Bhd, which deal in oil palm plantation business in the east coast of West Malaysia.

He is the Chairman of The Mines Residents Association (MRA) and is also a Director of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Terengganu since 1995.

Currently, Tan Sri Dato' Tee holds the position of Honorary President of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), The Federation of Malaysia Chinese Guilds Association and The Federation of Hokkien Association of Malaysia. Apart from this, he is the Founder-Member of The Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia and Eminent Member of The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCIM).

Dato' Leong Kok Wah

Executive Director
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Dato' Leong Kok Wah, aged 63, male, was appointed to the Board of Salcon on 1 January 2010.

He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Hull, United Kingdom ("UK") and is a member of Institute of Bankers (UK), Institute of Credit Management (UK), Institute of Marketing (UK) and Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia).

Dato' Leong has an extensive career and held senior positions in the banking industry. He has vast experience in stock broking, asset management and options and futures trading. He sits on the Board of various companies in Malaysia. He was formerly a Director of S P Setia Berhad.

Dato' Leong is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman and shareholder of Eco World Development Group Berhad. He also sits on the Board of MUI Continental Berhad (formerly known as MUI Continental Insurance Berhad).

Dato' Leong is a member of Risk Management Committee.

Dato' Dr Freezailah bin Che Yeom

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Dato' Dr. Freezailah bin Che Yeom, aged 77, male, was appointed to the Board of Salcon on 21 July 2003.

He holds a First Class Honours degree in Forestry and a Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Dato' Dr. Freezailah has more than 40 years of experience in various fields of the forestry sector including holding several senior management positions. In 1987, he was elected to serve as the founding Executive Director of the UN-Sponsored International Tropical Timber Organisation ("ITTO") based in Yokohama, Japan with the rank of Assistant Secretary-General on the UN-Scale. He provided leadership to the 57-member-country ITTO and nurtured its growth and development into a respected global body to promote the conservation, sustainable management and utilisation of the world's tropical forests. In recognition of his contributions to the forestry sector, the ITTO created the "Freezailah Fellowship Fund" on his retirement in 1999 and he was conferred "Award of Excellence" by the Commonwealth Forestry Association.

He was also conferred the "Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon" by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Foresters Malaysia and Honorary Member of the Society of American Foresters. He has also addressed many important forestry fora. He was a council member of Wawasan Open University College.

Dato' Dr. Freezailah was bestowed with the 2013 Chinese Government Friendship Award - the Chinese government's highest honor for foreigners who have made exceptional contributions to China's economic and social progress on 29 September 2013.

Dato' Dr. Freezailah was the Chairman of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council until May 2016.

Dato' Dr. Freezailah is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman and Yayasan Salam. Dato' Dr. Freezailah is active in various national and international organisations and initiatives dealing with forestry, conservation, environmental issues and related technological advances.

Dato' Dr. Freezailah is the Chairman of Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company

Chan Seng Fatt

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Chan Seng Fatt, aged 53, male, a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants was appointed to the Board of Salcon on 17 December 2014.

Mr. Chan Seng Fatt has an extensive career exposure spanning more than 25 years covering various aspects of experience namely external and management auditing, financial management, corporate finance, stockbroking and senior level operation and general management.

Mr Chan Seng Fatt has held several senior positions in various private and public companies. He joined Multi-Purpose Holdings Berhad in 1998 as the Internal Auditors for 3 years before serving Asian Pac Holdings Berhad from 1991 to 1993 as the Group Accountant. From 1993 to 1997 he was the Financial Controller for Pengkalen Securities Sdn Bhd and later appointed as the General Manager of Halim Securities Sdn Bhd in 1997 before joining K&N Kenanga Berhad in 1999 as a Remisier. Mr Chan Seng Fatt was the Chief Financial Officer for Johore Tenggara Oil Palm Berhad from 2001 to 2002. He then joined Tradewinds Group in 2003 as the Senior General Manager, Finance of Tradewinds (M) Berhad and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2004. He was then posted to Tradewinds Plantation Berhad as the Acting Chief Executive Officer cum Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Thereafter, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Tradewinds Plantation Bhd in October 2007 and held the position till December 2012.

Mr Chan is currently an Independent Non- Executive Director and the Chairman of Audit Committee of Fitters Diversified Berhad.

Mr Chan is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Dato' Choong Moh Kheng

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Dato' Choong Moh Kheng, aged 61, male, was appointed to the Board of Salcon on 3 January 2011.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honors) Civil Engineering from Manchester University, United Kingdom and obtained his post-graduate degree in Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, United States of America.

Dato' Choong has an extensive working experience in both Civil and Building works include Astrid Meadows luxurious Condominium Project, Singapore (S55.1 million), Gleneagles Hospital Extension, Singapore ($150 million) and North-South Interurban Toll Expressway, Sungkai to Slim River, Perak (RM332 million).

Dato' Choong is currently the Managing Director of Pembinaan Punca Cergas Sdn Bhd ("PPC"). He is also the founder director and Joint Managing Director of PPC group of companies. His active involvement in the industry includes being the Honorary Treasurer of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM).

Dato' Choong is a member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.