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Group Executive Chairman

Mr Eddy Chieng Ing Huong, Malaysian, aged 58, was redesignated as the Executive Chairman of EIG on 28 February 2012. Prior to this, Mr Eddy Chieng was the Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer from 3 September 2010, Executive Chairman (redesignated on 2 September 2009) and Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman (redesignated on 21 November 2006). He was appointed to the Board of the Company on 4 February 2004 and is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr Eddy Chieng graduated in 1980 from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with Merit in Accounting, Finance and Information Systems. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1981 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia. He is also a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1983.

Mr Eddy Chieng has extensive senior management experience having been involved in a number of successful entrepreneurial businesses in Malaysia and overseas; primarily in ASEAN, Hong Kong and Australia.

Mr Eddy Chieng is also the Chairman of Selangor Dredging Berhad, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of QL Resources Berhad and an Independent Non-Executive Director of OrotonGroup Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. He was previously a Director of Nationwide Express Courier Services Berhad, Executive Director of OSK Holdings Berhad, Director of Ancom Berhad, Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad and Chairman of Asia Poly Holdings Berhad. In addition to these notable achievements, he was instrumental in bringing Fedex to Malaysia and was a Director of Federal Express Malaysia for a number of years..