Independent Non-Executive Director
  DATO' Ng Tieh Chuan

Dato’ Ng Tieh Chuan, a Malaysian, male, aged 59 and appointed as a Director on 28 June 2012. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Dato’ Ng is the Chief Executive Officer of the MPH Group of companies in Malaysia and Executive Director of TMR Media (Publisher of The Malaysia Reserve).
 
He is also the Chairman of the Malaysian Institute of Management, a Member of the Emeritus Court of Fellows, Deputy Chairman of Foundation of Research on Transformation and a Council Member of the Outward Bound Trust of Malaysia.

In recognition of his achievements and contributions, he was conferred the Ahli Mangku Negara (AMN) by His Majesty the King of Malaysia in June 1992. In April 1999, he was conferred the Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) by His Royal Highness the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah in April 2001, he was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) by His Royal Highness the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah in April 2001.

In 2011, he was awarded The BrandLaureate Transformational Corporate Leader Brand ICON Leadership Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation, Distinguished Personality in the National Book Industry 2011 by the National Book Foundation and conferred with the title “Confrere D’ Honneur” by Malaysia Institute of Management, presented by His Royal Highness the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah in 20 April 2016.

He does not have any family relationship with any other Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has had no convictions for offences within the past five years.