Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director
69 years of age – Malaysian
Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr.) Teo was appointed to the Board of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad on 28 June 2001 as Independent Non-Executive Director. On 4 June 2020, he was appointed as Chairman of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad. At the same time Tan Sri Teo was re-designated as a member of the Audit Committee from his previous position as the Chairman, and as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee from his previous position as a committee member. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee. He attended all five (5) Board meetings held in the financial year.
Tan Sri Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Business Studies and M.Sc in Management & Administration from the United Kingdom. He obtained his training from The Chartered Bank and Pillar Naco Ltd in UK. Since 1975, he joined and served as a Director of the See Hoy Chan Holdings Group, a well diversified group of companies with its core businesses in real estate investment and property development. In 1990, he was awarded the Certificate in General Insurance by The Malaysian Insurance Institute.
Tan Sri Teo was elected Secretary General of the Malaysian Association of Private Colleges & Universities from 1997 to 2003 and is currently its Vice-President. He was appointed as a member of the MSC Education Advisory Panel in 1998. He is also a Life Member of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society. In 1998, The Nottingham Trent University in UK appointed Tan Sri Teo as Professor of the University and awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration to him in 2001. In 2006, he was elected as an Exco member of the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation.
Tan Sri Teo does not hold directorships in any other public company and listed issuer. He has no conflict of interest with the Company or any family relationship with any other Director or shareholder of the Company. He has also neither been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years other than for traffic offences, if any, nor received any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.