Profile of Directors

Tan Sri Dato' Khoo Kay Peng
Age 79. Male. Malaysian. Executive Chairman. He was appointed as Director on 25 November 1977 and has been Chairman since 1979. He is also the Chairman of Pan Malaysian Industries Berhad, Metrojaya Berhad, West Synergy Sdn Bhd and Corus Hotels Limited (formerly known as Corus Hotels plc), United Kingdom. He is presently a trustee of Regent University, Virginia, USA, a board member of Northwest University, a Council Member of the Malaysian-British Business Council, the Malaysia-China Business Council and the Asia Business Council. He was Executive Chairman of Malayan United Industries Berhad, the Chairman of Laura Ashley Holdings plc, United Kingdom and the then Tourist Development Corporation (now known as the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board), Vice Chairman of Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank), a trustee of the National Welfare Foundation and sat on the Boards of SCMP Group Limited (South China Morning Post) and The Bank of East Asia Limited, Hong Kong. He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia in 1993, Honorary Doctor of Law by Northwest University, Kirkland, Seattle, USA in 2000 and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (Honoris Causa) by UCSI University, Malaysia in 2011. In 1985, he was awarded the Manager of the Year by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia and he was also honoured with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Asian Institute of Management Graduates' Association of Malaysia and the Association of Banks, Malaysia. In 2012, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for 'Leadership in Global Business' by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute at the World Chinese Economic Forum. In 2013, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for entrepreneurship by Enterprise Asia and the BrandLaureate Premier Brand ICON Leadership Award. Also in 2013, he was conferred a medal by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, a Commission established by the United States Congress. In February 2015, he was awarded Chairman of the Year by the BrandLaureate Brand Leadership Awards 2014-2015. He is a deemed substantial shareholder of MUI Properties Berhad. He is the father of Mr Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow, the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MUI Properties Berhad.

Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow
Age 46. Male. Australian. Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2018. He is also the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Malayan United Industries Berhad and the Chairman of Laura Ashley Holdings plc. He is also an Executive Director of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad and Network Foods International Ltd, and a Director of Metrojaya Berhad, West Synergy Sdn Bhd, Laura Ashley Inc., Laura Ashley (North America) Inc., Regent Corporation, Corus Hotels Limited and Federal International (2000) Ltd. He is a Barrister-at-law from Lincolns Inn, United Kingdom and also holds a Degree in Law and Master of Arts from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and Master of Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University, United States of America as well as Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics from the University of Victoria, Canada. He has also held senior management positions in a number of diverse industries including food, retailing, and the hospitality sector. He is the son of Tan Sri Dato' Khoo Kay Peng, the Executive Chairman of MUI Properties Berhad.

Datuk Christopher Martin Boyd
Age 71. Male. British with Malaysian Permanent Resident status. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 27 July 1994 and subsequently on 1 April 1995, he was appointed as Managing Director. He relinquished his post as Managing Director on 1 February 2001, but remained as Non-Executive Director. Thereafter, he was re-designated from a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director to an Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 November 2006. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Institution of Surveyors (Malaysia). He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and an Associate of the Australian Property Institute. Formerly, he was a partner of Jones Lang Wootton Malaysia from 1974 to 1981; a Director of Jones Lang Wootton Singapore from 1981 to 1985 and a partner of Knight Frank Baillieu Malaysia from 1986 to 1995; all of which are firms principally engaged in property valuation, agency, management and consultancy. Currently, he is the Executive Chairman of Savills (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a firm engaged in property valuation, estate agency, property management and research. He also sits on the Board of Eastern & Oriental Berhad.

Abdul Rashid bin Ismail
Age 47. Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Director on 3 January 2007. He is the Chairman of Remuneration Committee. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He holds an LLB (Hons) Degree from University of Exeter, England. He was admitted as a Barrister at Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, England in 1994. He was also admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995. Currently, he is a partner of the law firm, Messrs Rashid Zulkifli.

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Yeoh Oon Kheng
Age 65. Male. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 18 October 2011. He is a member of the Audit Committee. He also sits on the Board of Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad. He is the President of the International Strategy Institute, a Chairman of the World Chinese Economic Forum and Chairman of Advisory Board Kingsley Leadership Academy, an Executive Vice Chairman of KASI Institute, a Member of United Nations ESCAP Sustainable Business Network, a Honorary Secretary of the General Malaysia Japan Economic Association, a Deputy President Association for Promotion of Human Rights, a Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors and a Member of International of Strategic and International Studies London. He was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), Founder Vice-Chairman of ASLI's Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS), Chairman of the ASEAN Leadership Forum, a board member of Malaysia-China Business Council, a member of the Board of Governors of Wawasan Open University, the Research Advisory Committee of University of Malaya, and Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management. He was appointed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia to be a Member of the National Unity Consultative Council, the Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and a Commissioner in Malaysia's Competition Commission. He was appointed by the Malaysian Government to be Malaysia's Representative with Ambassador status on the ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity. He has served two terms as a Commissioner in Malaysia's Human Rights Commission. He graduated in Economics and Accountancy from Australia's Monash University and has undertaken senior executive programmes at Harvard Business School and Aresty Institute of Wharton School. He was conferred a Doctorate in Laws (Honoris Causa) by University of Nottingham. He has authored several books on leadership, management and politics.

Datin Ngiam Pick Ngoh
Age 63. Female. Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director. She was appointed to the Board on 16 November 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Science from University of Malaya and a Diploma in Communications, Advertising and Marketing from the Communication, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Institute, United Kingdom. She currently sits on the Board of Hong Leong Assurance Berhad and Heineken Malaysia Berhad. She was on the Board of Star Media Group Berhad and stepped down in June 2018. She served the Star Media Group Berhad for 26 years in various management positions before her retirement as the Group Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer on 30 June 2011. While with the Star Media Group Berhad, she was a Board Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) Malaysia and the Founding Chairperson of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) Content and Communications Committee. She also served as the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian Newspapers Publishers' Association (MNPA) and Board Member of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Malaysia. She presently serves as a Board Trustee of Yayasan Sin Chew and sits on the Board of Make A Wish Malaysia. She also contributes her time to the 30% Club Malaysia through the Media and Communication Workgroup.