Tan Sri Datuk Leow Chong HowaExecutive Chairman
Tan Sri Datuk Leow Chong Howa, aged 65, male, a Malaysian, is the Executive Chairman of LB Aluminium Berhad and was appointed to the Board on 16 April 1985. He is a businessman and prior to assuming his current position, was the Managing Director of the Company since its incorporation.
Tan Sri Datuk Leow is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of A-Rank Berhad, and a Council Member of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (“FMM”)’s Advisory Board. He is the Deputy Chairman of Chong Hwa Independent High School Kuala Lumpur and a Vice President on the Board of SRJK (C) Kepong School. Besides, he also sits on the Council of Tung Shin Hospital Kuala Lumpur and is committee member for Tung Shin Hospital’s Chinese Medical Management Team as well as Western Medical Management Team.
Tan Sri Datuk Leow stands as the Permanent Honorary Group President of Persekutuan Persatuan-Persatuan Ann Koai Malaysia, and is a former Member of the FMM Council and a former Board of Trustee for Yayasan Lim Yee Hoh.
Mark Wing KongChief Executive Officer
Mark Wing Kong, aged 64, male, a Malaysian, is the Chief Executive Officer of LB Aluminium Berhad. Prior to the appointment to his present position, he was the Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 15 March 1997. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr Mark was with Kassim Chan & Co from 1980 to 1986 and subsequently as Operations Manager with Arab-Malaysian Securities Sdn Berhad from 1986 to 1988. From 1988 to 1997, he was with Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad) where he was General Manager, Corporate Finance at time of resignation.
Mr Mark is a Council Member of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers.
Yap Chee WoonExecutive Director
Yap Chee Woon, aged 64, male, a Malaysian, is the Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 2 May 1997. He is a businessman and prior to his present position was the General Manager of LB Aluminium Berhad. Mr Yap has been with the Company since its incorporation.
Mr Yap is the honorary treasurer of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ Aluminium Manufacturers Group Malaysia (“AMGM”).
Leow Sok HoonNon-Independent Non-Executive Director
Leow Sok Hoon, aged 51, female, a Malaysian, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of LB Aluminium Berhad and was appointed to the Board on 3 August 1993. She holds an Advanced Diploma, Association of Business Executives (ABE), a Diploma in Business Administration, University of Wales and a BA in Business Administration also from the University of Wales. She is a businesswoman.
Toh Khiam HuatIndependent Non-Executive Director
Toh Khiam Huat, aged 67, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 31 July 2013. Mr Toh graduated from Swinburne College of Technology, Melbourne, Australia in 1980. He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an ex-Fellow member of Certified Public Accountants, Australia. He is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (“IIAM”). During the period 2003 and 2010, he actively served as a member of the Board of Governors and chairing the various sub-committees of the Institute, including holding the positions of Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.
Mr Toh started his external auditing career with Deloitte Kassim Chan in 1981. He joined American International Assurance Berhad as a financial accountant in 1985.
Between the period of 1990 and 2011, Mr Toh was involved in internal auditing, compliance and risk management as a Regional Auditor and later as a Regional Head of Internal Audit function (South Asia) for two multi-national insurers (American International Group and Prudential Corporation Asia).
He is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Chew Kat NyapIndependent Non-Executive Director
Chew Kat Nyap, aged 69, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 31 July 2013. He is a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Mr Chew commenced his career at the corporate secretarial/share registry divisions of two major accounting firms and an investment company. He then worked at an investment bank and last held the position of Senior Manager primarily focused on share registry and nominee services. He also acted as Chief Executive and subsequently Director/Adviser of an IPO issuing house and share registry service organisation till 2019. He also acted as adviser to a capital market service firm until early 2023.
Teh Kok HengIndependent Non-Executive Director
Teh Kok Heng, aged 62, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of LB Aluminium Berhad and was appointed to the Board on 31 July 2013. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing from TAR College.
Mr Teh has 36 years of experience in Design and Construction Management, specializing in Brand Activation business as well as Interior Architecture Fit-out and Advertising. He had been involved in numerous sizable projects, both locally and abroad including some international acclaimed projects such as LIMA Aerospace, DSA Exhibition and Malaysia’s biggest Expo Negaraku 2017 project at Dataran Merdeka. He also headed the Dubai World Expo 2020 for numerous Countries Pavilions including Malaysia and Cambodia among others.
Mr Teh also serves as a board member of SJK (C) Kepong 3, a Chinese primary school in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur.
Tuan Haji Ahmed Azhar Bin AbdullahIndependent Non-Executive Director
Tuan Haji Ahmed Azhar Bin Abdullah, aged 62, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of LB Aluminium Berhad and was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2022. He holds a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University (Fresno) and holds a Masters in Business Administration from California State University Dominquez Hills (Los Angeles).
Tuan Haji Ahmed Azhar commenced his career as an Internal Auditor with Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad ("MMC"). In 1992 to 1995, he was appointed as General Manager for Bracken Services Ltd (London), a subsidiary of MMC Marketing Sdn Bhd based in London, responsible for operations and all financial matters. Upon his return, he served in various management capacities within the MMC Group. He joined Gas Malaysia Sdn Bhd in November 2000 and was the Head of the residential and commercial sales unit for natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas until March 2005. From 2005 to 2010, Tuan Haji was the Executive Director of MOCCIS Furniture Sdn Bhd and MCCM Marketing Sdn Bhd. Thereafter, he continued his career with Tanjak Group as Head of Finance and Corporate from 2010 to 2012.
Tuan Haji Ahmed Azhar is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Izrin & Tan Properties Sdn Bhd and the Chairman of Epicon Berhad (formerly known as Konsortium Transnasional Berhad).
Tuan Haji Ahmed Azhar is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Woon Wai EnIndependent Non-Executive Director
Woon Wai En, aged 60, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of LB Aluminium Berhad and was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2022. Mr Woon is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and also a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
He started his career as an Accounts Executive with Mechmar Berhad in 1989. From 1990 to 1993, he was with Welcome Pharmaceutical (M) Sdn Bhd as an Accounts Manager. He then joined VADS Berhad from 1993 to 2005 where his last held position was General Manager for Business Support Services. He subsequently joined Moccis Trading Sdn Bhd as its Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2009.
From 2012 to 2016, he was with Kris Sakti Holdings Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Woon was the Group Chief Operating Officer of Sarawak Cable Berhad, a position he held since joining the company in 2017 until his retirement in January 2022. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director in Apex Equity Holdings Berhad since 20 June 2022.
He is a member of the Audit Committee.
Leow VinzieAlternate Director to Tan Sri Datuk Leow Chong Howa
Leow Vinzie, aged 37, female, a Malaysian, was appointed as Alternate Director to Tan Sri Datuk Leow Chong Howa on 29 June 2021. She is currently the General Manager of LB Aluminium (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and was appointed as a member of Senior Management Team on 29 June 2021. She graduated from Monash University, Australia with Bachelors of Business in Management and Marketing in 2009. After graduation, she spent 2 years at National Taiwan University acquiring Mandarin as a second language. Prior to joining LB Aluminium (Singapore) Pte Ltd, she worked at Zuellig Pharma Malaysia in Business Development from 2012 to 2015. Thereafter, she was promoted to managing the regional portfolio from Singapore headquarters, where she was involved in the development of Zuellig Pharma’s Pharmaceutical, Over-The-Counter and Medical Devices businesses, securing new clients as well as contracts renewal negotiations from 2015 to 2017.
Ms Leow Vinzie is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of A-Rank Berhad.