Hong Leong Bank - Management & Board Of Directors

Management & Board Of Directors

YBhg Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan

Position:
Chairman/Non-Executive/Non-Independent
Date of Appointment:
3 January 1994

YBhg Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan qualified as a Barrister-at-Law from Middle Temple, United Kingdom. He has extensive business experience in various business sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and real estate.

 

YBhg Tan Sri Quek is the Chairman of Hong Leong Bank Berhad (“HLB”) and was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 3 January 1994. He is the Chairman of the Board Credit Supervisory Committee (“BCSC”) and a member of the Executive Committee (“EC”), Remuneration Committee (“RC”) and Nominating Committee (“NC”) of HLB.

He is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Company (Malaysia) Berhad (“HLCM”), a public company; Chairman of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad (“HLFG”), Hong Leong Capital Berhad (“HLCB”) and GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad, companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”); and Chairman of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad (“HLA”) and Hong Leong Foundation, both are public companies.

Mr Tan Kong Khoon

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Non-Independent
Date of Appointment:
1 July 2013

Mr Tan Kong Khoon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Bishop’s University, Canada and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Advance Management Program.

 

Mr Tan is currently the President & Chief Executive Officer of HLFG. He was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of HLB from 1 July 2013 to 4 February 2016. Prior to joining HLB, Mr Tan was the Group Executive, Consumer Banking Group of DBS from 1 December 2010 to 15 April 2013 where he led and managed strategy formulation and execution for consumer banking globally across the DBS Group.

 

Mr Tan began his banking career with DBS in 1981. Since then, he has successfully built consumer banking franchises across multiple markets in Asia 

 

for Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank and ANZ Bank.

 

From March 2007 to December 2009, Mr Tan was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Ayudhya, the fifth largest bank in Thailand listed on the Thailand Stock Exchange.

 

Mr Tan was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 1 July 2013 and is a member of the BCSC, EC, NC and RC of HLB.

 

Mr Tan is a Director of HLFG and HLCB, both companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. He is also the Chairman of Hong Leong Asset Management Bhd and a Director of HLA and Hong Leong MSIG Takaful Berhad, all public companies.

Mr Kwek Leng Hai

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Non-Independent
Date of Appointment:
3 January 1994

Mr Kwek Leng Hai qualified as a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in financial services, manufacturing and property investment. 

 

Mr Kwek was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 3 January 1994. He is also a Director of Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad (“HLISB”) and HLCM, both public companies.

 

Mr Kwek is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Guoco Group Limited (“GGL”) and has been an Executive Director of GGL since 1990. He is also the Chairman of Lam Soon (Hong Kong) Limited (“LSHK”). Both GGL and LSHK are listed in Hong Kong. Mr Kwek is also a director of GGL’s key subsidiaries including GuocoLand Limited and GL Limited, both public listed companies in Singapore. He is also a director of Bank of Chengdu Co., Ltd.

Ms Lim Lean See

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Independent
Date of Appointment:
5 May 2010

Ms Lim Lean See holds an Associateship in Accounting and an Associateship in Secretarial and Administrative Practice both from the Curtin University, Australia. Her professional qualifications include being a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants, Registered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Trade Member of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and a member of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

 

Ms Lim has 33 years of experience in the banking industry and has held various senior positions including the Head of Corporate Banking and Head 

of Business Banking Division, the last being the Chief Representative of a foreign bank Representative Office with the corporate rank of an Executive Director.

 

Ms Lim was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 5 May 2010 and is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee (“BAC”) and NC, and a member of the Board Risk Management Committee (“BRMC”) of HLB.

 

Ms Lim is also a Director of HLFG, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

Ms Chok Kwee Bee

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Independent
Date of Appointment:
2 December 2013

Ms Chok Kwee Bee holds a Bachelor of Art (Honours) degree in Business Studies from Kingston University, United Kingdom and is also a member of the Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom.

 

Ms Chok is presently the Managing Director of Teak Capital Sdn Bhd, a venture capital management company and a Principal of Intres Capital Partners Sdn Bhd. Prior to that, she was with Walden International, a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm, overseeing the operations and investments of Walden International and BI Walden in Malaysia. Ms Chok was also previously Head of the Corporate Finance at AmInvestment Bank Berhad. She previously held posts as a member of the Securities Commission Capital Market Advisory Council, the Chairman of the Malaysian Venture

Capital and Private Equity Association and also a Non-Executive Board Member of the Audit Oversight Board.

 

Ms Chok is currently the Chairman of Aemulus Holdings Berhad, a public company. She is also a member of the Malaysian Venture Capital Development Council of the Securities Commission and a Non-Executive Board Member of MIMOS Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Frontier Novatur Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MIMOS Berhad). She also sits on the board of several portfolio companies.

 

Ms Chok was appointed to the Board of HLB on 2 December 2013 and is a member of the BRMC and NC of HLB.

YBhg Dato’ Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough Bin Abdullah

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Independent
Date of Appointment:
23 June 2014

YBhg Dato’ Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough bin Abdullah holds a Gemmology Diploma from The National Association of Goldsmiths, London, Great Britain and is a Fellow member of The Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

YBhg Dato’ Lough has extensive experience in the corporate sector, serving in various capacities, including Group Executive Director of Melewar Corporation Berhad from 1987 to 1995.

YBhg Dato’ Lough is currently a Director of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of Tower Real Estate Investment Trust and Scicom (MSC) Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

 

YBhg Dato’ Lough was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 23 June 2014 and is the Chairman of the BRMC and RC, and a member of the BAC and NC of HLB.

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar Bin Abdul Hamid

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Independent
Date of Appointment:
15 May 2015

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar bin Abdul Hamid is a Chartered Accountant by training. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar is presently the Chairman of Tradewinds Corporation Berhad (“TCB”). He was the President/Group Managing Director of TCB before being appointed as Chairman of TCB. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd from 2011 to 2014. He was with the Sime Darby Group from 2003 to 2010 where he served in various senior capacities including Managing Director of Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd and Acting President & Group Chief Executive, overseeing the entire Group’s operations.

 

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar began his senior executive career in 1989 in the United Kingdom, where he

 

served British Telecom Plc as Internal Audit Manager. He returned to Malaysia in 1991 and joined Malaysian Cooperative Insurance Society as Head of Internal Audit. From 1994 to 2001, he was with the Sime Darby Group serving Sime Tyres International Sdn Bhd as Financial Controller, Sime Conoco Sdn Bhd as Business Development Director and the Group’s Engineering, Oil & Gas Division as Group General Manager. From 2001 to 2002, YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar was the Group Chief Executive of Pernas International Holdings Bhd. YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 15 May 2015 and is a member of the BAC of HLB.

 

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar is currently the Group Managing Director of Malakoff Corporation Berhad, and a Director of ICON Offshore Berhad and Hume Industries Berhad, companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah Bin Md Kassim

Position:
Non-Executive Director/Independent
Date of Appointment:
19 May 2016

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah bin Md Kassim holds a PhD in Business and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Achievement of Monmouth College in Illinois in 2012. 

 

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah specializes in large scale institutional and business transformation, working across several sectors including banks, telecommunication companies, public institutions and foreign governments and is the Co-founder/Group Executive Officer of iA Group established in 2002, specializing in business and public sector transformation, technology and human capital.

 

Prior to the iA Group, he was the Executive Director/Partner of international firm of Ernst & Young, Vice President and Country Head of the global consulting firm of Cap Gemini and member of the global management team and Country Head of PA Consulting Group.

 

Prior to joining the consulting industry, YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah held various senior positions in the government for over 18 years where he served in the field of industrial R&D management and public policy on technology development and innovation. He also served as a member of expert/advisory groups in various national and international


organizations such as United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah. He was the Project Director for the Industrial Technology Master Plan for Malaysia in the Institute of Strategic and International Studies and subsequently took up the position as Director of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.

 

In 2006, YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah was appointed as the consulting advisor to the National Implementation Task Force to oversee the 9th Malaysia Development Plan and in 2009 he was appointed as member of the National Economic Advisory Council. YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah was a member of the Review and Operational Panel to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission from 2013 to February 2015. In 2015, he was appointed as member of the Anti-Corruption Advisory Board.

 

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah is currently a board member of University Kebangsaan Malaysia and Heriot Watt University Malaysia.

 

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah was appointed to the Board of Directors of HLB on 19 May 2016.

 

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah is also a Director of HLISB, a public company.

Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr Domenic Fuda

Secretary

Christine Moh Suat Moi (MAICSA 7005095)

Auditors

Messrs PricewaterhouseCoopers
Chartered Accountants
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Jalan Rakyat
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-21731188
Fax: 03-21731288

Registered Office

Level 8, Wisma Hong Leong
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50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-21648228
Fax: 03-21642503
 

Board Audit Committee

Composition

Ms Lim Lean See
(Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director)

YBhg Dato' Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough bin Abdullah
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar bin Abdul Hamid
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Board Risk Management Committee

Composition

YBhg Dato' Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough bin Abdullah
(Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director)

Ms Lim Lean See
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

Ms Chok Kwee Bee
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Nominating Committee

Composition

Ms Chok Kwee Bee
(Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director)

Mr Tan Kong Khoon
(Non-Independent Executive Director)

YBhg Dato' Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough bin Abdullah
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Remuneration Committee

Composition

YBhg Dato' Nicholas John Lough @ Sharif Lough bin Abdullah
(Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director)

YBhg Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan
(Non-Independent Non-Executive Director)

YBhg Datuk Dr Md Hamzah bin Md Kassim
(Independent Non-Executive Director)

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Articles of Association

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Corporate Governance

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