Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Malaysian, age 81, is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman and founder of FFHB Group, and was appointed to the Board of Directors on 2 February 1983. He was appointed as Executive Chairman on 6 November 1992 and held the position of Managing Director from 12 February 1993 until 8 August 1996. Dato’ Dr. Choy is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

In 1996, the Pacific Western University in the United States of America awarded Dato’ Dr. Choy a Degree in Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration. He has been involved in the furniture and interior fit-out works industries for more than 30 years and has acquired extensive experience and knowledge in manufacturing, exporting, distribution and marketing of furniture, renovation, and interior design of offices and hotels. In 1990, he was appointed by the World Bank to act as a Project Consultant for the development of wood-based industry for the General Bureaux of Guangdon State Farms and Hainan State Farms in the People’s Republic of China.

Dato’ Dr. Choy is the spouse of Datin Tan Geok Foong, an Executive Director, and father of Dato’ Choy Wai Hin and Datuk Choy Wai Ceong who are the Managing Director and Executive  Director respectively as well as major shareholders of the Company. He is a director and major shareholder of Choy Fook On & Sons Realty Sdn Bhd, a major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted for any offences within the past 10 years. Dato’ Dr. Choy’s interest in securities of the Company and its subsidiaries is disclosed in the Annual Report.