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Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Chan, Malaysian, male, aged 49, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 July 2020. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nominating Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Dato’ Chan was a former Managing Director of Investment Banking at CIMB Investment Bank. He has over 24 years of experience in some of the largest mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia, IPOs, equity and debt fund raisings and corporate restructuring exercises, as well as regional private banking in Southeast Asia. He was named as one of the top 10 investment bankers in Asia (ex-Japan) by Brendan Wood International Journal in 2006.

Dato’ Chan is currently the President of the Malaysian Mergers and Acquisitions Association, a body representing M&A practitioners in Malaysia. He is also presently the Deputy Chairman of the Finance and Capital Market Consultative Committee of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia, and was a past speaker/moderator in some of the conferences organised by Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Dato’ Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne. He attended the INSEAD-CIMB Leadership Programme (2010-2011). He is also a Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia.

Dato’ Chan is also an independent director of Rubberex Corporation (M) Berhad and independent non-executive Chairman of SCH Group Berhad.