Change in Boardroom
|HUP SENG INDUSTRIES BERHAD|
|Date of change||19 May 2016|
|Name||DATO' WEE HOE SOON@ GOOI HOE SOON|
|Type of change||Redesignation|
|Previous Position||Independent Director|
|Directorate||Independent and Non Executive|
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||
|Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer||
|Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries||
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.
|Company Name||HUP SENG INDUSTRIES BERHAD|
|Date Announced||19 May 2016|
|Category||Change in Boardroom|