Ho Fook Meng

Independent & Non-Executive Director
Date of Appointment: 24 March 2015

Malaysian Male, aged 62, was appointed as an independent & Non-Executive director of the company on 24 March 2015.

Qualifications & Working Experience and Occupation
He graduated from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree in 1981 and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Kent State University, Ohio, USA.

Mr Ho started his career in the banking and financial services industry in 1981 and has over 30 years experience in the said industry. He specialized in lending to SMEs and mid and large corporations. As a senior banker he is very often tapped for his expertise and wide ranging experience by his banking clients and investors in their growth and expansion strategies.

He has established a very wide business network that was built over the years as banker and advisor to a wide range of his banking customers.

Board Committees
He is the Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee, and a
member of both the Audit Committee and Board Risk & Compliance Committee.

Family relationship with any director and / or major shareholder of the Company
He has no family relationship with other Directors or major shareholders of the

Conflict of Interest with the Company
He has no conflict of interest with the Company or its subsidiary companies.

Directorship of Public Companies
He does not hold any directorships in other public companies and listed issuers.

Conviction of offences
He does not have any convictions for any offences within the past five years and no public sanctions and/or penalties imposed on him by any regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2019.

No. of Board meetings attended from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019
During the financial year, he attended all nine (9) meetings of the Board of Directors.

Shareholdings in the Company
His shareholdings is disclosed at page 143 of the Annual Report.