LAPORAN TAHUNAN 2005 ANNUAL REPORT
On 29 August 2005, the Directors have also declared a second interim dividend of 2% less tax at 28% on o r d i n a r y s h a r e s o f R M 1 . 0 0 e a c h a m o u n t i n g t o R M 1 , 0 5 4 , 6 0 2 i n r e s p e c t o f t h e f i n a n c i a l y e a r e n d e d 3 0 J u n e
2005 which is payable to the shareholders on 21 November 2005. The shares repurchased by the Company amounting to 4,198,763 do not qualify for the dividend.
No final dividend is proposed for the financial year ended 30 June 2005.
During the financial year, the Company increased its issued and paid-up share capital from RM77,414,538 to RM77,432,938 by way of issuance of 18,400 ordinary shares of RM1 each arising from the exercise of share options under the Employees’ Share Option Scheme of the Company.
The new ordinary shares rank pari passu in all respects with existing ordinary shares.
The names of the Directors of the Company in office since the date of the last report and at the date of this report are:
Tan Sri Dato’ Wong See Wah Mr. Liew Peng Chuen Tan Sri Dato’ Ahmad Sabki bin Jahidin
(Chairman) (Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer)
Datuk Henry Chin Poy-Wu Datuk Leong Tang Chong Mr. Mah Keng Hock Mr. Yoong Yan Pin Mr. Leong Chew Meng Mr. Lau Tiang Hua Mr. Celentano Mah Siew Nan Dato’ Lau Yin Pin Datuk Oh Chong Peng
(Alternate Director to Mr. Mah Keng Hock) (Appointed on 6 December 2004) (Resigned on 31 March 2005)
In accordance with Article 90 of the Company’s Articles of Association, Mr. Mah Keng Hock, Mr. Leong Chew Meng and Mr. Lau Tiang Hua retire by rotation from the Board at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and, being eligible, offer themselves for re-election.
In accordance with Article 96 of the Company’s Articles of Association, Dato’ Lau Yin Pin retires by rotation from the Board at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and, being eligible, offers himself for re-election.
In accordance with Section 129(2) of the Companies Act, 1965, Tan Sri Dato’ Ahmad Sabki bin Jahidin retires, having attained the age of over 70 years. The Board recommends that he be re-elected in accordance with Section 129(6) of the Act.