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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dato’ Abdul Majit Bin Ahmad Khan

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

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Dato’ Abdul Majit bin Ahmad Khan (“Dato’ Abdul Majit”) was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 1 August 2014. He is the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a Member of Audit Committee of the Company.

Dato’ Abdul Majit holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University of Malaya. He served with the government for 34 years and held various positions in the Prime Minister’s Department and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia. His positions provided him with wide exposures in various countries that he served at, such as Laos, Vietnam, USA, Nigeria, Ghana, Cote de Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Cameroon, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China.

In his capacity as the Under Secretary of West Asia and the Organisation in Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”), he participated in several Ministerial and prime Ministerial visits to West Asian Countries and OIC Meetings. He was the Director General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (“ASEAN”) Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from 1996 until 1998. As Director General of ASEAN Division, he actively participated in the organisation of the 30th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting held in Kuala Lumpur as well as the ASEAN Heads of Summit and the 10+3 Summit Meetings in Malaysia. In 1998, he was appointed as the Ambassador of Malaysia to the People’s Republic of China until his retirement on 2 January 2005.

Currently, Dato’ Abdul Majit is the President of the Malaysia-China Friendship Association (position held since 2005), Director of Malaysia-China Business Council, Honorary Chairman of the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce and as an Adjunct Professor to the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. He is also the cofounder of Zheng He International Peace Foundation based in Washington D.C. In April 2019, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).

Dato’ Abdul Majit’s other directorship in public companies include Hong Leong Asset Management Berhad, Zecon Berhad, Dutaland Berhad and Ikhmas Jaya Group Berhad.

TAN SRI DATO' SRI LIM
HOCK SAN, JP

Group Managing Director

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Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim Hock San (“Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim”) was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2014. Subsequently, he was re-designated as the Group Managing Director on 5 July 2016.

Upon graduation in 1982 with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from the University of Wales, UK, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim returned to Malaysia to assist in the family business of lorry transportation and construction works. Two decades later, the businesses have expanded into property development, insurance and tourism. On 6 December 2001, he was appointed as the Managing Director of LBS Bina Group Berhad (“LBGB”).

With excellent entrepreneurship, acquired management skills and experienced technical expertise, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim became the Key Leader and spearheaded LBGB Group to become one of the leading players in the property development industry.

These outstanding accolades were awarded personally to Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim:-

i. Second Prize in the British Steel Corporation Competition for Design in Hollow Steel Section, 1982
ii. Recipient of the inaugural Platinum Entrepreneur Award by SMI Association of Malaysia, 2011
iii. Prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year by Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA), 2012
iv. Malaysia Best Company for Leadership of Property Development of the Year by International Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) Awards, 2014
v. Conferment of World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES) Lifetime Achievement Award for continued efforts in enhancing bilateral relations between Malaysia and China (Guangdong Province), 2015
vi. Bestowed with The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Brand Icon Leadership Awards by Asia Pacific Brands Foundations, 2015
vii. Global Best Company for Leadership of Property Development of the Year by International Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) Awards, 2016
viii. Most Affluent Chinese Entrepreneur Awards, 2016
ix. Property Insight Prestigious Developer Awards (PIPDA) – Personality of the Year, 2017
x. Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) – Outstanding Leader in Asia, 2017
xi. Special Distinguished Award for Promotion of China-ASEAN Relations at the 9th World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES), 2017
xii. Worldwide Excellence Award (WEA) – Person of the Year, 2017
xiii. Queen Victoria Commemorative Medal by The Europe Business Assembly, 2017
xiv. 8th Global Leadership Awards 2018 – Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018
xv. The BrandLaureate Prominent Business Brand Awards: Most Eminent – Prominent Business Brand Leadership Award, 2018
xvi. The BrandLaureate Special Edition World Awards: BrandLaureate World Brandpreneur Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018
xvii. FIABCI Malaysia Property Award – Property Man of the Year, 2018
xviii. Des Prix Infinitus Asean Property Award 2019 – Lifetime Achievement, 2019
xix. Property Insight Prestigious Developers Awards (PIPDA) 2019 – Lifetime Achievement Award, 2019
xx. iProperty Development Excellence Awards (iDEA) 2019 – Innovative Leader of the Year, 2019

Being a philanthropist and an active advocate of social and community works, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim sits on the board of these organisations:-

1. Chairman, Board of Governors of SMJK Katholik
2. Chairman, Board of Governors of SJK (C) Tun Tan Siew Sin
3. Chairman, Selangor/ K.L Lim Clansmen Association
4. President, The Federation of Hokkien Associations Malaysia
5. President, The Federation of Malaysia Lim Associations
6. President, Malaysia-Guangdong Chamber of Investment Promotion
7. President, Persekutuan Persatuan-Persatuan Ann Koai Malaysia
8. President, Persatuan Anxi Selangor Dan W.P. Kuala Lumpur
9. Vice President, Fujian Overseas Exchanges Association 6th Council
10. Vice President, The World Lin’s Association
11. Honorary Life Chairman, Board of Governors of SJK (C) Sungai Way
12. Honorary Life Chairman, Selangor Petaling Business & Industry Association
13. Honorary Chairman, Rumah Berhala Leng Eng Tian
14. Honorary Life President, Gabungan Persatuan Cina Petaling Jaya, Selangor
15. Honorary President, Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce
16. Honorary President, Malaysia-China Silk Road Entrepreneurs Association
17. Honorary President, The Federation of Malaysian Clans and Guilds Youth Association
18. Honorary President, Catholic High School Alumni Association
19. Honorary President, Persatuan Penganut Tho Guan Sen
20. Honorary President, Young Malaysians Movement
21. Honorary Life Adviser, The Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia
22. Honorary Life Adviser, Tan Kah Kee Educational Charity Foundation
23. Honorary Adviser, The Federation of Malaysia Chinese Surname Association
24. Honorary Adviser, Gabungan Persatuan Keturunan Cina Negeri Sembilan
25. Adviser, Persatuan Ko Chow Sungai Way
26. Adviser, Kelab Sungai Way
27. Adviser, Majlis Pembangunan Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Malaysia
28. Advisory Committee, Malaysia China Mergers & Acquisitions Association
29. Overseas Representative, The 5th Session of The 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference
30. Overseas Representative, Fujian Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference
31. Committee, The 6th China Overseas Exchange Association
32. Committee, China Federation 10th Plenary Session
33. Committee, Fujian Provincial Federation
34. Committee, The 5th China Overseas Friendship Association

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Lim sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of LBGB Group and is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee of LBGB.

Datuk Wira Lim
Hock Guan, JP

Executive Director

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Datuk Wira Lim Hock Guan (“Datuk Wira Lim”) was appointed to the Board as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2014. Subsequently, he was re-designated as Executive Director of the Company on 5 July 2016.

Datuk Wira Lim holds a degree Civil Engineering from the Tennessee Technology University, USA. He started his career as a Civil Engineer upon his graduation.

He has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the field of property development and construction. He was appointed as Executive Director of LBS Bina Group Berhad (“LBGB”) on 6 December 2001. He is in charge of LBGB Group’s projects and he is one of the major driving forces behind the LBGB Group’s successful implementation of the projects in the Klang Valley. Datuk Wira Lim sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of the LBGB Group. He is Member of Risk Management Committee and ESOS Committee in LBGB.

He is also active in community works and has involved in several non-profit-making organisations. He is the Chairman of Persatuan Hokkien Sungai Way, President of Selangor Petaling Business & Industry Association, Vice President of Malaysia-Guangdong Chamber of Investment Promotion and the Vice President of The Malaysian Chamber of Commerce in Guangdong, People’s Republic of China. He is also a qualified sharpshooter from National Riffle Association, Washington D.C.

Datuk Lim
Lit Chek

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

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Datuk Lim Lit Chek (“Datuk Lim”) was appointed to the Board as Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company on 1 December 2016. He is also the Chairman of Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Datuk Lim graduated with a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from the Ivy League’s Cornell University in New York. He also holds a First Class Honours Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with the highest distinction from the RMIT University in Melbourne.

His other academic achievements include winning the VICROADS Education Prize, Best Student Award, Golden Key National Honor Society Award, Most Innovative Award in Concrete Design Competition (C.I.A.), all of which in Australia and the Fellowship Merit Award from Cornell University.

As a member of Board of Engineering Malaysia, Datuk Lim has 19 years of experience in the field of property development and construction.

In 2007, he founded MITC Engineering Sdn Bhd (now known as MGB Construction & Engineering Sdn Bhd) and held the position of Managing Director. Under his astute leadership, the business has achieved great milestone.

He is actively involved in Non-Government Organisation. He is currently the President of Petaling Lim Clan Association, Vice President of Malaysia Guangdong Chamber of Investment Promotion (MGCIP), Vice President of Selangor Petaling Business and Industry Association, Vice President of KL-Selangor Anxi Association, Vice President of Selangor Sungai Way Hokkian Association and Deacon of Mega Chinese Methodist Church. He is also a Committee Member of The Federation of Malaysia Lim Associations and Malaysia Anxi Associations.

Lim Kim
Hoe

Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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Mr Lim Kim Hoe (“Mr Lim”) was appointed to the Board as Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2014. He is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a Member of Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Mr Lim graduated with an Honour Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. After graduation, he began his career with LBS Bina Group Berhad where he was involved in property management, business development and construction activities.

He is a member of Yayasan Ang Koai Selangor, Lim Association Selangor and Persatuan Hokkien Seri Setia as well as other charitable and non-profit-making organisations.

Chin
Sui Yin

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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Mr Chin Sui Yin (“Mr Chin”) was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director of Company on 28 November 2007 and was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 9 May 2008. On 14 September 2012, Mr Chin was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Subsequently, he was appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 31 January 2017. Mr Chin is the Chairman of Audit Committee and a Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr Chin is an Accountant by profession, a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and a Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He started his career with an international accounting firm, KPMG in 1983, handling various audit and non-audit assignments of companies involved in a wide range of business activities. He moved on to commercial sector in 1989 and has 28 years of commercial experience working in various industries such as financial institutions, stock exchange, manufacturing and data centre and has held different roles including corporate restructuring, risk management, compliance, equity dealings, treasury management and was a member of audit committee and risk management committee in a local leading financial institution. Currently, he holds a key leadership role in a data centre operator with a leading position in South East Asia.

Dato’ Beh
Hang Kong

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dato’ Beh Hang Kong (“Dato’ Beh”) was appointed to the Board as the Managing Director of the Company on 16 January 2008 and was re-designated as an Executive Director on 4 July 2016. On 1 February 2019, Dato’ Beh was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, 2 years after being appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a Member of Audit Committee as well as Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

He started his career in 1980 as a reporter with China Press Berhad. In 1982, he was employed as a Regional Executive Secretary by the Malaysian Chinese Association. He left this position in 1985 to establish a company involved in the marketing of office equipment before he extensively invested into property investments and development.

From 1986 to 1990, he served as Municipal Councillor for the Majlis Perbandaran Shah Alam. Currently, he is the Executive Director of Yong Tai Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is also the Deputy Board Chairman of China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park (CMQIP) in Qinzhou, Quangxi, People’s Republic of China and directors of several other private limited companies.

On the Non-Governmental Organisation side, he is a director of Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC), Chairman of China-Asean Entrepreneur Association (Malaysia) and Deputy Chairman of Malaysia-Guangdong Chamber of Investment and Promotion (MGCIP).

Nadhirah
binti Abdul Karim
 
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Puan Nadhirah binti Abdul Karim (“Puan Nadhirah”) was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 February 2019. She is also a Member of Audit Committee of the Company.

Puan Nadhirah graduated with an Honour Degree in Bachelor of Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara. She started her career as an auditor upon her graduation. She has 10 years of experiences working in an audit firm where bringing with her a wealth of experience from auditing, financial reporting practices and processes, taxation matters and corporate advisory which involved in the field such as manufacturing, trading, retail and consulting services.

BOARD COMMITTEES

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Chin Sui Yin
Chairman

Dato’ Abdul Majit bin Ahmad Khan

Dato’ Beh Hang Kong

Nadhirah binti Abdul Karim

NOMINATION & REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

Dato’ Abdul Majit bin Ahmad Khan
Chairman

Chin Sui Yin

Dato’ Beh Hang Kong

 

RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Datuk Lim Lit Chek
Chairman

Lim Kim Hoe

Toh Chiew Kian

Wong Tack Leong

Yeo Chiou Yean

Chew Wee Seong

Eng Boon Choon

Tan Suan Suan

Lee Tec Minn

TOP MANAGEMENT

Datuk Lim
Lit Chek

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

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Datuk Lim Lit Chek (“Datuk Lim”) was appointed to the Board as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 December 2016. He is also the Chairman of Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Datuk Lim graduated with a Master Degree in Engineering Management from the Ivy League’s Cornell University in New York. He also holds a First Class Honours Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with the highest distinction from the RMIT University in Melbourne.

His other academic achievements include winning the VICROADS Education Prize, Best Student Award, Golden Key National Honor Society Award, Most Innovative Award in Concrete Design Competition (C.I.A.), all of which in Australia and the Fellowship Merit Award from Cornell University.

As a member of Board of Engineering Malaysia, he has 18 years of experience in the field of property development and construction.

In 2007, he founded MITC Engineering Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of MGB Berhad and hold the position of Managing Director. Under his astute leadership, the company business has achieved great milestone.

Datuk Lim is actively involved in Non-Government Organisation (“NGO”). He is currently the President of Petaling Lim Clan Association, Vice President of Malaysia Guangdong Chamber of Investment Promotion (MGCIP), Vice President of Selangor Petaling Business and Industry Association, Vice President of KL-Selangor Anxi Association, Vice President of Selangor Sungai Way Hokkian Association and Deacon of Mega Chinese Methodist Church. He is also a Committee Member of The Federation of Malaysia Lim Associations and Malaysia Anxi Associations.

Lim Kim
Hoe

Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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Mr Lim Kim Hoe (“Mr Lim”) was appointed to the Board as Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2014. He has also been appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a member of Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Mr Lim graduated with an Honour Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. After graduation, he began his career with LBS Bina Group Berhad where he was involved in property management, business development and construction activities.

He is a member of Yayasan Ang Koai Selangor, Lim Association Selangor and Persatuan Hokkien Seri Setia as well as other charitable and non-profit-making organisations.

Wong Tack
Leong

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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Mr Wong Tack Leong (“Mr Wong”) was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 December 2016. He oversees the operational functions including administration, construction and project management, contract administration as well as monitoring the financial performance of the MGB Berhad (“MGB”) and its subsidiaries. He is also a member of Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Mr Wong holds Bachelor of Building (Quantity Surveying) from University of South Australia. He is also a member of Australia Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Associate member of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and Institute of Value Management Malaysia.

He joined MITC Engineering Sdn Bhd (“MITCE”), a subsidiary of MGB as a General Manager in 2007 and was later promoted as Executive Director of MITCE.

Prior to joining MGB, he worked as an associate Quantity Surveyor Consultant in construction industry. He has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of construction sector particularly in relation to building and infrastructure projects as well as oil and gas related fields. He has wide range of knowledge and actively involved in pre and post building contract implementation, EPCC contract, costing and feasibility studies.

He is Deacon Chairman of Mega Subang Chinese Methodist Church as well as member of other charitable and non-profit-making organisations.

Chew Wee
Seong
Chief Operating Officer

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Mr Chew Wee Seong (“Mr Chew”) was redesignated as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of the Company on 1 December 2016. Currently, he is responsible for MGB’s Group corporate functions including Accounts and Finance, Treasury, Legal, Secretarial, Corporate Affairs & Risk Management as well as Credit & Property Management Department. He is also member of Risk Management Committee.

Mr Chew holds a Bachelor of Finance from St. Cloud State University in the United States. He also holds a MBA (Merit) graduate from the prestigious Cardiff Metropolitan University in Cardiff, United Kingdom. In addition, he is a professional property manager registered and licensed by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVAEP) to carry out professional property management practice under the Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Act 1981 (as amended) (Act 242).

Mr Chew served as Head of Credit Administration Department with a leading local bank. For more than 5 years of working experience in the banking and finance industry, he gained extensive experience including credit processing, marketing, credit control and review, security and risk management and consumer banking operations. His previous experience also provided him with training in marketing, financial management and planning skills.

Mr Chew joined LBS Bina Group Berhad (“LBGB”) Group in August 2000. He gained a vast experience in property related development. Over the years with LBGB Group, he has held several portfolios including customer service, maintenance, sales and marketing, credit administration and property management for projects of LBGB Group.

He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company from August 2014 to November 2016, before he was re-designated as COO of the Company. During his tenure as CEO of the Company, he was overseen the corporate function of the group, as well as the day to day operation of both construction and manufacturing. He has successfully turned around the Company from a loss making to profitable entity and also successfully uplifted the Company from being classified as PN17.

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