Directors’ Profile

 

Dato’ Abdul Mokhtar Ahmad
Group Executive Chairman

Dato’ Abdul Mokhtar Ahmad, a Malaysian and a Bumiputra entrepreneur, aged 75, was appointed to the Board of Menang since 23 May 1989.

Dato’ Ahmad Mokhtar has been the Group Executive Chairman of Menang Corporation (M) Berhad for the last 19 years. As a pioneer Bumiputra contractor with an illustrious track record and iconic developments under his belt, he has been an industry veteran and the driving force behind the Group’s construction projects todate.

Responding to the changing landscape in Malaysia, he has been a strong advocate of the Government’s push for Private Public Partnership (PPP) as the engine of growth. In this regard he has been actively involved in securing 3 PPP projects for the Group, with a combined Total Construction Value of RM650 million. The first one, in our Seremban 3 township, has been completed in January 2014. Two others are under various stages of construction. It is hoped that these 3 PFI projects will be a benchmark for future PPP opportunities and serve to add values to the Group’s future revenues and profitability.

    

 

Dato’ Shun Leong Kwong
Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Shun Leong Kwong, a Malaysian, aged 76, was appointed to the Board of Menang on 29 June 1989 after an outstanding career in senior positions in the banking industry.

He holds a B.A. Econs. (Hons) from the University of Malaya.  

Dato’ Shun is and has been the Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer of Menang Group of Companies (Non-Independent Director) since 1989.

With his vast experience and varied exposure, Dato’ Shun has managed to navigate the Group through the various recessions without suffering major setbacks. The improving position of the Group has now allowed Dato’ Shun to focus his attention and time on the Group’s various landed assets to unlock value. He is the father of Non-Executive Director, Dr. Christopher Shun Kong Leng, CFP®, RFP™. 

 

Datin Mariam Eusoff
Non-Executive Group Deputy Chairman

Datin Mariam Eusoff, a Malaysian, aged 69, started her career as a lecturer at the Institut Teknologi Mara in 1969 before she joined Citibank NA, Malaysia in 1973 where she was Manager in the Public Sector Lending Division.

In 1977, she was recruited by Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad to head the International Banking Department covering foreign currency lending, overseas branch operations as well as correspondent banking. She was appointed on 1 July 1989 as Managing Director of Maztri Padu Sdn Bhd, the privatised developer for Kelana Jaya Urban Centre. She holds a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Malaya and a Master degree in Mass Communications from the University of Washington,
U.S.A.


Datin Mariam was appointed to the Board of Menang on 25 February 1991 and was subsequently appointed as Group Executive Director of Menang on 1 January 1992 (Non-Independent Director) and later became the Non-Executive Group Deputy Chairman on 1 July 2005. She was the alternate chairperson of the Group Management Committee in the absence of the Group Executive Chairman. As Non-Executive Group Deputy Chairman, she supervises legal, corporate
and public communications of the Group. One of her principal responsibilities is in strategic planning and implementation of new property projects besides providing general administration of Group operations.

She is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

 

 

Dr. Christopher Shun Kong Leng , CFP®, RFP™
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr. Christopher Shun Kong Leng, CFP®, RFP™, a Malaysian, aged 49, graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Summa Cum Laude and Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Magna Cum Laude in May 1987.

He pursued a Merchant Banking career with Hill Samuel Bank, London from 1987 to 1989. In 1991, he obtained his Master of Science in Management from the MIT
Sloan School of Management, U.S.A. He subsequently joined Bankers Trust London as a Merger and Acquisition Associate. He was awarded the Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consultancy (Adv.Dip.C) from Henley Management College, United Kingdom in April 2000.

He secured the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) qualification by examination in February 2003. He was awarded the designation Registered Financial
Planner (RFP™) on 18 July 2006. He completed his Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A) from Henley Management College, Brunel University, United Kingdom
in 2004. He was appointed Adjunct Full Professor at University Technology Malaysia from March 2013 to February 2014.

Dr. Christopher Shun was previously Senior Vice President, Economic Intelligence, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) from 2012-2013. He was formerly the Risk Management Advisor to Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPJ) from 2008-2011.

Dr. Christopher Shun was appointed in 2007 onto the National Property Research Economic Council (NAPREC) think tank under the oversight of the Ministry of Finance (MOF) advising the Government of Malaysia (GOM) on all matters pertaining to Real Estate policies and Macroeconomic impacts on the Malaysian economy.

Dr. Christopher Shun was appointed to the Board of Menang on 25 February 1991 and was made Executive Director on 1 April 1991 (Non-Independent Director).

Subsequently, he was appointed as Group Executive Director on 1 January 1992 and he was promoted to Deputy Group Managing Director on 1 July 2005. On 31 December 2007, Dr. Christopher Shun was re-designated as Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Dr. Christopher Shun is the son of Dato’ Shun Leong Kwong.

 

 

Mr Chiam Tau Meng
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Chiam Tau Meng, a Malaysian, aged 61, graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Accountancy from University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand in 1976. He was admitted as an Associate Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand in 1980. He is also a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He started his career in 1976 as Finance Manager of Tolley Industries Ltd (New Zealand) and in 1979, he joined Malaysian Containers (1974) Berhad as Finance Manager cum Company Secretary. In 1984, he joined Menang Corporation (M) Berhad as General Manager of Corporate Services.

In 1989, he joined Bee Hin Holdings Sdn Bhd as General Manager-Corporate Finance in charge of the reconstruction scheme under Section 176 of the Companies Act, 1965 of Kuala Lumpur Industries Berhad.

In 1992, he joined the management consultancy practice of an international accounting organisation and in 1994, he set up his own consulting practice namely CTM Consulting.

He was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Menang on 21 October 2005. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nominating Committee and a Member of the Remuneration Committee of Menang. He also sits on the Board of the following companies listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad :-

 

Success Transformer Corporation Berhad
(Independent & Non-Executive)

Hovid Berhad
(Independent & Non-Executive)

Seremban Engineering Berhad
(Independent & Non-Executive)

  

 

Mr Too Kok Leng
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Too Kok Leng, a Malaysian, aged 55, holds a B.A (Hons) in Law and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1983. He started his own practice in 1988 and was practising under the name and style of Rahman, Too & Co. in Seremban and Kuala Lumpur.

He specialised in the corporate and banking fields rendering legal advice to several banks and public listed companies. He has since also ventured into his property and other related
activities.

Mr Too was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Menang on 1 August 1995. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the AuditCommittee and Nominating Committee of the Company.

He also sits on the Board of TH Heavy Engineering Berhad listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

 

Notes:

1. Family relationship with Director and/or major shareholder
Save as hereinabove disclosed, none of the Directors has any family relationship with the other directors and/or major shareholders of Menang Corporation (M) Berhad.

2. Conflict of Interest
None of the Directors has any conflict of interest in the Company except for those transactions disclosed in Note 29 to the financial statements.

3. Conviction for Offence
None of the Directors has been convicted of any offence within the past ten (10) years.

4. Other Directorship of Public Companies
None of the Directors hold any directorship in any other public listed company, save as disclosed above.

5. Securities Holdings in the Company
Details of the Directors’ securities holdings in the Company, and its subsidiaries are set out on pages 111 to 1114 of the Annual Report.