Profile of Directors

Farizon binti Ibrahim
Age 65. Female. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Chairperson. She was appointed to the Board on 25 October 2011 and subsequently re-designated to Chairperson of the Board on 4 November 2022. She is also a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. She sits on the Boards of Malayan United Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad and Metrojaya Berhad. She is the Advisor for EL Wafa Travel Services Sdn Bhd. She is a graduate in Accountancy and Business Management Studies. She had worked with Tabung Haji Kuala Lumpur from 1980 to 1985 and was subsequently attached to Tabung Haji Saudi Arabia under the auspices of the Embassy of Malaysia from 1986 to 1992. She was appointed as the Councillor in the Haj Welfare Division in Tabung Haji Jeddah to assist pilgrims who need counselling during the Haj period in Saudi Arabia. She was also the Public Relations Manager of the Malaysian Women’s Association Club of Jeddah. She handled the activities of the Club that includes public relations with various Government, Corporate and other associations in Saudi Arabia. She also played an important role in the International Women’s Association of Jeddah in the affairs of Welfare and Charity work. Formerly, she was the Chief Executive Officer of FDI Travel Services Sdn Bhd. Her exposure and experience in trade and travel began while working for the family-owned businesses.

Lum Tuck Cheong
Age 64, Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 4 November 2022. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is the Senior Partner of HLB Ler Lum Chew. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA Australia) and also a member of Malaysian Institute of Taxation (FTII). He is also an approved company auditor registered with Audit Oversight Board, approved liquidator, receiver and/or manager as well as a tax agent. He has more than 40 years working experience in the field of audit, tax, corporate finance, receivership and insolvency assignments as well as corporate consultancy. He first articled with an international accounting firm, Price Waterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers), Kuala Lumpur and has obtained vast exposure in auditing public and private companies. He is also the co-author for two books entitled Leasing in Malaysia A Practical Approach and Manufacturing Industry in Malaysia A Practical Approach: General and Regulations.

Wong Nyen Faat
Age 65. Male. Malaysian. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 22 June 2011. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He also sits on the Boards of Malayan United Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad, MUI Properties Berhad and Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad. He had served as Chief Operating Officer of The MUI Group, Executive Director of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad and Executive Director of Morning Star Resources Limited in Hong Kong. He holds a First Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Mathematics) with Education from the University of Malaya and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.