Change in Boardroom

HUP SENG INDUSTRIES BERHAD

Date of change 19 May 2016
Name DATO' WEE HOE SOON@ GOOI HOE SOON
Age 55
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysia
Type of change Redesignation
Previous Position Independent Director
New Position Co-Chairman
Directorate Independent and Non Executive
Qualifications
Y. Bhg. Dato' Gooi is a member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Working experience and occupation
Y. Bhg. Dato' Gooi has more than 32 years of experience in the fields of accounting and corporate finance and was Finance Director of several private and public listed companies. He had been instrumental in the successful implementation of several corporate exercises, which included merger and acquisition and corporate debt restructuring exercises undertaken by public listed companies.

In 1999, Y. Bhg. Dato Gooi was appointed to the Board of Avenue Capital Resources Berhad as a Non-Executive Director and subsequently appointed as Group Managing Director in 2001 and Deputy Chairman in 2004; holding this last post until 2006. He was also the CEO/Executive Director-Dealing of Avenue Securities Sdn Bhd. In 2008, Y. Bhg. Dato Gooi was appointed to the Board of EON Bank Berhad and was subsequently appointed Chairman of the Board in 2009, a position that he held until May, 2012. In 2009, he was appointed to the Board of Amity Bond Berhad (formerly known as EON Capital Berhad) and in the same year assumed Chairmanship, a position that he still continues to hold. He also sits on the board of directors of several public companies such as AIA Berhad and Perusahaan Sadur Timah Malaysia (Perstima) Berhad. In 2015, Y. Bhg. Dato Gooi was appointed as Independent Chairman of Perstima.
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
Nil
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer
Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries
Nil



Remarks :
In compliance with Recommendation 3.5 of Malaysia Code on Corporate Governance 2012, we appointed Y. Bhg. Dato' Gooi Hoe Soon as an Independent Co-Chairman of Hup Seng Industries Berhad.  He will be responsible for the technical, professional, finance and investor relations aspects of matters in Annual General Meetings and Board meetings.


Announcement Info

Company Name HUP SENG INDUSTRIES BERHAD
Stock Name HUPSENG
Date Announced 19 May 2016
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-19052016-00008