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TAN SRI DATO’ DR YAHYA BIN AWANG
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
 

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Yahya bin Awang, a Malaysian, aged 65, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman/Director of MPHB Capital Berhad (“MPHB Capital” or “the Company”) on 1 August 2012. Tan Sri Yahya is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee of MPHB Capital.

Tan Sri Yahya graduated from Monash University in Australia with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1974. Tan Sri Yahya became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow in 1980.

Moving to London in 1981, Tan Sri Yahya worked as a Surgical Registrar in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital before returning to Malaysia to take up the role of Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the General Hospital. From 1992 until 2004, Tan Sri Yahya held the position of Head and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Heart Institute of Malaysia, and from 1998 to 2002, he was also the Medical Director of the Institute.

Tan Sri Yahya’s many professional achievements include pioneering the establishment of The National Heart Institute of Malaysia in 1992 and performing the first Heart Transplant in Malaysia in 1997. Tan Sri Yahya is the author of many scholarly and professional articles and has made numerous presentations to professional audiences.

Tan Sri Yahya has been a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Damansara Heart Centre, Damansara Specialist Hospital since March 2003. He was a council member of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia. He is also a committee member of the Malaysian Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. In 2011, he was appointed as the Pro-Chancellor of University of Teknologi Malaysia.

Currently, Tan Sri Yahya also sits on the Board of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd and several private limited companies in Malaysia. Tan Sri Yahya is also a Trustee of Yayasan Wah Seong.

 
 
 
IVEVEI UPATKOON
Non-Independent Executive Director
 

Ms Ivevei Upatkoon, a Thai National, aged 40, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 20 February 2014. She does not sit on any Board committee of the Company.

Ms Ivevei obtained a Master in Business Administration from INSEAD in 2004, a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours) majoring in Japanese Studies in 1997, both from the University of Michigan.

Ms Ivevei has more than 8 years working experience in property development strategy, property management and property investment. Prior to being appointed as Executive Director, she was the General Manager, Property of the Company. She joined Magnum Berhad (“Magnum”) as a manager in 2008 and was then promoted as the Assistant General Manager, Property in 2010. Before joining Magnum in 2008, she was employed in companies involved in corporate finance/advisory, systems consulting, e-commerce services and e-business strategy consulting/advisory.

She also sits on the Board of Mimaland Berhad, Multi-Purpose Capital Holdings Berhad and several private limited companies in Malaysia and is a Trustee of Magnum Foundation.

 
 
 
TAN SRI DATO’ SURIN UPATKOON
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Tan Sri Dato' Surin Upatkoon, a Thai National, aged 67, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 18 November 2016. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Tan Sri Dato' Surin completed his secondary education in Han Chiang High School, Penang in 1970. He began his career with MWE Weaving Mills Sdn Bhd in 1971 as a manager and he was appointed as the Managing Director of MWE Spinning Mills Sdn Bhd in 1974. In 1976, he became an Executive Director of MWE Holdings Berhad and subsequently, in 1979, he was appointed as the Managing Director of MWE Weaving Mills Sdn Bhd.

In 2000, Tan Sri Dato' was appointed as an Executive Director of Magnum Berhad ("Magnum") and subsequently in 2002, he was appointed as the Managing Director of Magnum where he played a major role in formulating the business strategies and direction of the Magnum Group and was actively involved in the policy making aspects of the operations of the Magnum Group. He was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Magnum on 26 June 2013.

Tan Sri Dato' Surin was a Director of the Company from 17 July 2012 to 13 May 2013 and subsequently, was the Managing Director of the Company from 14 May 2013 to 30 September 2016. As Managing Director of the Company, he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic vision for the growth and expansion of MPHB Capital Group, and ensuring effective control of the general management and operations of the MPHB Capital Group.

Tan Sri Dato' Surin also sits on the Board of MWE Holdings Berhad, Magnum 4D Berhad and several private limited companies in Malaysia. He is also a Trustee of Chang Ming Thien Foundation and Magnum Foundation.

 
 
 
DATO’ LIM TIONG CHIN
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Dato’ Lim Tiong Chin, a Malaysian, aged 63, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2012. Dato’ Lim is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Dato’ Lim is a Public Accountant by profession and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato’ Lim was the Managing Director of A.A. Anthony Securities Sdn. Bhd. from 2001 to February 2013. Prior to joining A.A. Anthony Securities Sdn Bhd, he was a Partner of Kiat & Associates from 1977 to 1983, General Manager of A.A. Anthony & Co. Sdn Bhd from 1983 to 1985, Chairman and Managing Director of A.A. Anthony & Co. Sdn Bhd from 1985 to 3 September 2001.

Dato’ Lim also sits on the Board of The Kedah Transport Company Berhad and several private limited companies in Malaysia.

 
 
 
KUAH HUN LIANG
Independent Non-Executive Director
 

Mr Kuah Hun Liang, a Malaysian, aged 54, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 4 March 2013. He is also a Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Mr Kuah obtained a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Applied Economics from the University of East London, United Kingdom in 1982. He started his banking career in Public Bank Berhad in 1983. He joined Deutsche Bank AG in 1989 where he served as a treasurer and was then promoted as the head of global markets in 1995. In 2000, he was appointed as an Executive Director of Deutsche Bank (M) Bhd and promoted to be the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in 2002 and held the position until September 2006. He was formerly a treasurer and a Director of Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and the Chairman of Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad.

Mr Kuah is currently an independent director of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad, Alliance Investment Bank Berhad and Rexit Berhad.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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