Directors’ Profiles (cont’d)
PATRICK CHENG THER WEE Malaysian, aged 51
Mr Patrick Cheng was appointed to the Board as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 February 2009. He attended his secondary education at Tuanku Muhammad School in Kuala Pilah. He then completed his Higher National Diploma In Business Studies in the United Kingdom. He is an Associate member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS).
Mr Cheng started his career as a Financial Controller cum Company Secretary with Lam Seng Manufacturing and Enterprises Sdn Bhd in 1984 to 1995. His main responsibilities while at Lam Seng Manufacturing Enterprises Sdn Bhd includes all company secretarial duties and financial related matters. He was also a Commissioned Dealer’s Representative with PM Securities Sdn Bhd from 1995 till February 2009.
Presently, he is the Executive Director of Global Gold Holdings Ltd. a company listed on the ASX. He is also an Executive Director of Nam Seng Hong Sawmill Sdn Bhd, a family owned business.
Mr Cheng has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2009.
NG CHIN NAM Malaysian, aged 39
Mr Ng Chin Nam is a member of Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Mr Ng Chin Nam was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2009. He has over 18 years of experiences in the field of accounting, auditing, taxation and corporate finance. He started his career in the commercial sector in 1992. After obtaining his professional qualification in Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), he joined an international accounting firm in 1997 and was promoted as assistant audit manager. He left the auditing sector in year 2000 and held the position of finance manager in a public listed company until year 2005.
Mr Ng is currently leading the Finance, Human Resources and Management Information System department of a public listed company. He was also appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of SMPC Corporation Berhad and Luster Industries Berhad and is still currently holding the position.
Mr Ng has attended all two (2) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2009.
None of the Directors has any family relationship with other Directors or substantial shareholders of the Company.
None of the Directors has any conflict of interest with the Group other than as disclosed in the Notes to the Financial Statement under Note 32.
None of the Directors has been convicted for any offences within the past 10 years other than for traffic offences if any.
Annual Report 2009