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DR. ZAINOL BIN MD. EUSOF
Independent Non - Executive Chairman

Dr Zainol Bin Md Eusof, age 72, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Greenyield. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 26 March 2005 and was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 24 March 2014. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Option Committee of Greenyield.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Universiti Malaya, Malaysia and obtained his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science from the State University of Ghent, Belgium.

He was attached to the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia (“RRIM”) from 1974 until 2002, where he last served as Head of the Crop Management Unit.  During his tenure with the RRIM, he represented RRIM in several national and international conferences and headed the RRIM collaborative research projects with the International Board for Soil Research and Management.  He has published over 72 papers in soil science, agronomy and land management during the course of his career, and carried out post-doctorate research at the Ohio State University and the University of West Indies. 

In 1995, Dr Zainol received the RRIM service excellence award for his contribution to research in soil management systems. From 1998 to 2002, he headed the programme on the development of Low Intensity Tapping Systems at the RRIM.  During the same period, he was a member of the Urea Research Council for Petroliam Nasional Berhad and an external examiner for the Ph.D programme of Universiti Putra Malaysia. 

Dr.Zainol has wide experience in soil survey, technical diligence and feasibility studies of rubber plantations,  and has carried out consultancy projects in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Gabon and Nigeria. In Malaysia, Dr Zainol has carried out technical assessment of plantations under RISDA, SAFODA, Tabung Haji and FELDA. Currently, he is a member of the technical committee of FELCRA with regard to rubber plantation development.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.  He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR THAM FOO KEONG
Group Managing Director

Mr Tham Foo Keong, age 66, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is the Group Managing Director of Greenyield. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 26 March 2005.  He is also the Chairman of the Option Committee of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Production Engineering from Leeds Polytechnic, United Kingdom. He started his career in 1981 as a Production Planning Engineer in ASEA Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd.  He joined Scientex Industries Berhad as a Planning and Maintenance Manager in 1983, before moving to Brown Boveri Corporation (M) Sdn. Bhd. as Factory Manager in 1985 and subsequently, he was promoted to Divisional Manager.

In 1988, he ventured into his own family business as the Managing Director of Greenyield Industries (M) Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and subsequently took over the position as a Group Managing Director of the Company. His vast experience has proven to be invaluable to the Company. He oversees the daily operations of the companies comprising the Greenyield Group and is principally responsible for the direction of the Group’s business with emphasis in business development and corporate strategy.

He is brother of Mr Tham Foo Choon and deemed substantial shareholders, namely Mr Tham Chong Sing and Mr Tham Fau Sin. He is the spouse of substantial shareholder, Madam Twong Yoke Peng and father of Mr Tham Kin-On, Director of the Company. He is also the uncle of Mr Tham Kin Wai. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR THAM FOO CHOON
Deputy Group Managing Director

Mr Tham Foo Choon, age 62, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is the Deputy Group Managing Director of Greenyield. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 26 March 2005. He is also a member of the Option Committee of the Company.

He is a businessman with over 20 years of experience in the agriculture related industry. He started his involvement in the agricultural related industry soon after completing his secondary education, assisting the family business. Through his hard work, he has generated success for the companies. He assumes an active role in the implementation of the marketing and operational strategy and activities of the companies within the Greenyield Group.

He is brother of Mr Tham Foo Keong and deemed substantial shareholders, namely Mr Tham Chong Sing and Mr Tham Fau Sin. He is also the uncle of Mr Tham Kin Wai and Mr Tham Kin-On, Directors of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR THAM KIN WAI
Executive Director

Mr Tham Kin Wai, age 54, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is an Executive Director of Greenyield. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 23 January 2009.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from National College, United States of America. He started his career after graduation in 1994 as a Finance and Administrative Executive in Greenyield Industries (M) Sdn Bhd (“GYI”) and subsequently, he rose to the rank of General Manager of GYI in 2001.Thereafter, he was appointed as an Executive Director of Greenyield in 2009.

He is responsible for managing overall factory operations, the quality and environment management system of the factory, and all marketing activities. Furthermore, he is also involved in product and market development for existing and new customers, and planning and participating in trade fairs.

He is the son of deemed substantial shareholder, namely, Mr Tham Chong Sing. He is also the nephew of Mr Tham Foo Keong and Mr Tham Foo Choon. He is also the cousin of Mr Tham Kin-On, Director of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR THAM KIN ON
Executive Director

Mr Tham Kin-On, age 34, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is an Executive Director of Greenyield Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 20 December 2016.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Economics and Finance from University of Melbourne, Australia, and is a CFA Charterholder.

He started his career with Khazanah Nasional Bhd in 2012 as an Associate in the Investments division. Prior to that, he also interned with Credit Suisse, Hong Leong Investment Bank, and KPMG. Mr Tham Kin-On joined Greenyield in 2014. He oversees the Corporate Finance, Finance, and Human Resources & Administration teams in Greenyield and is also responsible for the development of the Groups strategies and businesses.

He is the son of Mr Tham Foo Keong, the Group Managing Director and substantial shareholder, namely Madam Twong Yoke Peng. He is also the nephew of Mr Tham Foo Choon, the Deputy Group Managing Director and deemed substantial shareholders, namely Mr Tham Chong Sing and Mr Tham Fau Sin. He is also the cousin of Mr Tham Kin Wai, Director of the Company.

He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offerences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR YONG SWEE LIN
Senior Independent Non - Executive Director

Mr Yong Swee Lin, age 54, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Greenyield. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 23 January 2009. He was re-designated as the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, and Nomination Committee of Greenyield on 24 June 2014.

Mr Yong is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and is a Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”).

He started his career with KK Chow & Wong in 1988, and subsequently he joined Loh & Co in 1991 and left in 1993 to join Adab Trading Sdn. Bhd. Then he left Adab Trading Sdn. Bhd and was self-employed from January 1995 to June 1997. He then joined Horwarth Mok & Poon as Audit Senior Assistant from 1997 to 1999.  Then, he was appointed as an Audit Manager at L. H. Loo & Co and left in 2018. Currently, he was attached to YPLSL Management Services PLT.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. He attended all the 6 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.

 


MR SUPRAMANIAM A/L R.RAMASAMY
Independent Non - Executive Director

Mr Supramaniam A/L R.Ramasamy, age 64, Male, a Malaysian citizen, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Greenyield Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 24 January 2022.

He graduated with a Master Science in Plantation Management and obtained his Bachelor Science of Agriculture from the Agricultural University of Malaysia. He has studied a Plantation Management Course at Malaysian Institute of Management and Executive Management at University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.

Mr Supramaniam is a member of Incorporated Society of Planters as well as a member of Malaysian Society of Soil Science. He started his career with Kumpulan Guthrie Sdn. Bhd. in 1984 and joined PT Agro Indomas Group & Agro Hope Sdn. Bhd. as General Manager for Plantations and appointed as Director Operations from 2003 to 2010. He joined Felda Global Ventures from 2010 to 2011. Then, he was appointed as President & Global Head of Plantations in year 2010 until 2019 at Olam International Ltd, after which was appointed as Advisor for Olam International Ltd (Palm & Rubber Upstream) from 2019 to 2021. Currently, he is attached to Palmiss Sdn. Bhd. as Managing Director. He has deep expertise in green field development, manufacturing of plantation processing plants and management of rubber, palm oil plantations and cocoa in Malaysia, Indonesia and Africa.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers

 


MS SUHNYLLA KAUR KLER
Independent Non - Executive Director

Ms Suhnylla Kaur Kler, age 55, Female, a Malaysian citizen, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Greenyield Berhad. She was appointed to the Board of Greenyield on 28 March 2019 and also appointed as Audit Committee Member of Greenyield on 19 January 2022.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Economics) in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and subsequently studied Japanese at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) also in London. Her membership includes that with Persatuan Forex Malaysia (“PFM”).

Ms Suhnylla is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants “ACCA”) as well as a member of the Global 100 women in Hedge Funds, an association of professional women who have built financial services careers in and around the hedge fund industry.  She has previously worked with Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad (“RAM”) as Course Director and FTC Kaplan Asia Pacific as Course Director in financial modelling (CFA Level II and III), and derivatives including specialized areas tied to “fair value accounting”.

She started her career with KPMG Peat Marwick, Sabah in 1992 as a Team Head - Senior Auditor and subsequently she joined AMMB International (L) Ltd, Labuan Offshore Bank in 1996 and left in 1998 to join HSBC Bank Malaysia as Manager - Debt Capital Markets. She subsequently left HSBC Bank and worked at ABN Amro Bank Berhad from 1999 to 2002 before joining American Program Bureau Incorporated as Managing Director/External Advisor, Asia Pacific and TGN Dataworks Sdn Bhd as Independent Consultant/Vice President-Business and Product Development. She then joined Commerz Capital International Pte Ltd, Singapore and Futures Capital Holdings Ltd in year 2003 until year 2005 and subsequently she joined Sabah International Petroleum Sdn Bhd Group of Companies for five (5) years. Currently she is Chief Executive Officer of SDB Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Sabah.

She has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offences within the past five years (other than traffic offences, if any) and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.  She does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers. She attended 5 Board Meetings which were held in financial year ended 31 December 2021.