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FOONG CHOONG HONG
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Foong, aged 56, male, Malaysian, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 17 March 2003.

Mr Foong graduated from Middlesex University (UK) in Management Studies majoring in Finance, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) (FCMI), and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

Mr Foong is the Managing Director of Asian Asset Group (AAG). Founded in 1987, the company brought in strategic investments and provided a trading bridge between businesses in the Far East and the UK. Mr Foong provided the ‘trusted-bridge’ which British Corporates can rely upon for investment & trade facilitation, management and quality assurance for products & services and on time shipment deliveries.

In 1988, Mr Foong started a joint-venture company with Power Supermarkets (UK) a wholly owned company of Associated British Foods (UK) public listed company, to develop a Far Eastern sourcing and trading house based in Malaysia.

Through his close working co-operation with the manufacturers in Southeast Asia and East Asia, he invested with many new factory start-ups and made many of these strategic partners into successful business ventures along this development journey. Mr Foong provided the ideas and confidence to the manufacturers to venture into new products and services out of their normal domain, and provided the international bridge to foreign markets which the manufacturers would normally not have.

Mr Foong professional career started in the city of London, United Kingdom where he was with British merchant bank - Robert Fleming Merchant Bank (UK). The British bank also operated Asia’s largest merchant bank & fund management company at that time – Jardine Fleming (Hong Kong). He was the Economist responsible for Southeast Asia strategy, and investments where he worked in their international investment & fund management division looking after Insurance and Institutional pension funds.

Throughout his working career, he has been involved with many successful companies from manufacturing of FMCG products, Agriculture & mineral resources, Plantations, Refineries, Logistics & distribution to name some examples.

Building on more than 30 years of Asia and global trade experience, and coupled with extensive industry knowledge and operational experience in a wide array of industries, he continues to significantly value-add to the businesses he gets involved with.

He holds board positions on publicly traded companies and senior positions in an advisory role working with MNCs to plan and oversee corporate development activities in Asia. He also sits on the Trade & Investment Committee at the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce International (MICCI).

He attended all of the 5 Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

 





 
 
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