Koay Kah Ee
Independent Non-Executive Director
62 years of age – Malaysian
Mr. Koay was appointed to the Board of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad on 15 November 2007. He was re-designated as the Chairman of the Audit Committee from his previous position as a member of the Audit Committee on 4 June 2020. He was also re-designated as a member of the Nomination Committee from his previous position as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee on 4 June 2020. Besides, he was appointed as a member of the Remuneration Committee on 4 June 2020. He is also the Senior Independent Director of the Company. He attended all five (5) Board meetings held in the financial year.
He holds a Master in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom (UK). He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK, fellow member of the Australian Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA Australia), Chartered Accountant (CA) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and member of the SOCSO Appellate Board (JRKS) of Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia.
He is currently the Group Finance Director of a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”). He also sits on the Board of JF Technology Berhad, a public company listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Securities, Tashin Holdings Berhad, a public company listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Securities and Eksons Corporation Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.
He has no conflict of interest with the Company or any family relationship with any other Director or shareholder of the Company. He has 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.