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​Board of Directors

LIM KIAN ONN

Chairman, Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

 

Mr. Lim Kian Onn is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He served his articleship with KMG Thomson McLintock in London and was a consultant with Andersen Consulting from 1981 to 1984. Between 1984 and 1993, Mr. Lim was with Hong Leong Group, Malaysia, as Executive Director in the stockbroking arm responsible for corporate finance, research and institutional sales.

 

Mr. Lim founded the Libra Capital Group in 1994 and cofounded the ECM Libra Group in 2002. The holding company of the ECM Libra Group, ECM Libra Group Berhad (“ECMLG”), is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Mr. Lim has been a member of the board of directors of ECMLG since 16 June 2006 and is currently the Executive Chairman of ECMLG. Mr. Lim is also a substantial shareholder of ECMLG and a trustee of ECM Libra Foundation.

 

GARETH LIM TZE XIANG

Alternate Director to Mr Lim Kian Onn & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gareth Lim Tze Xiang joined the Group in September 2009 as Head of Investments, responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Group’s overall investment strategy. Mr. Lim became the Chief Executive Officer of the Group in November 2010. He is also the Alternate Director to Mr. Lim Kian Onn, Chief Executive Officer of the Ormond Group which houses the Group’s hospitality assets, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors of Epsom College in Malaysia and Executive Director of ECMLG.

Mr. Lim began his career as part of Morgan Stanley’s mergers and acquisitions practice in
Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from St. Catharine’s College at the University of Cambridge.

 

TAY HWEE PIO

Non-Executive Independent Director

 

Ms. Tay Hwee Pio is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a senior accredited director of the Singapore Institute of Directors. She was a member of the Financial Reporting Technical Advisory Panel, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, from 2015 to 2019.


Currently a Non-Executive Independent Director of CapitaLand China Trust Management
Limited, Ms. Tay has thirty years of experience in the real estate industry. She was the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management Ltd (“FCAM”), Manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust, from 2012 to 2021 where she was responsible for the financial, taxation, treasury and compliance functions. In 2002, Ms. Tay relocated to join the Shanghai office of Keppel Land Limited and in 2006, she moved on to the China office of Frasers Property Limited where she rose to the role of CFO before joining FCAM. Ms. Tay started her career as an external auditor with KPMG.

MAHADZIR BIN AZIZAN

Non-Executive Independent Director

 

Mr Mahadzir bin Azizan is a Barrister-At-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London, United Kingdom and was called to the English Bar in 1978.

After graduation, Mr Mahadzir joined the Judicial and Legal Service of the Malaysian Government as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and Federal Counsel and subsequently ventured into the private sector and served Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad and Island & Peninsular Berhad, the property arm of Permodalan Nasional Berhad. Whilst in the private sector, he also served as council member of Majlis Amanah Rakyat, director of Amanah Raya Berhad and Tabung Haji group of companies as well as various other directorships in Malaysian Government-linked companies. Mr Mahadzir currently sits on the board of Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Center, Malaysia and the board of ECM Libra Group Berhad.

NAVINDERJEET SINGH A/L NARANJAN SINGH

Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Mr. Navinderjeet Singh A/L Naranjan Singh holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance from
Massey University, New Zealand and a Degree in Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Finance from University of Auckland, New Zealand. Mr. Navinderjeet is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.


Currently, Mr. Navinderjeet serves as the Chief Financial Officer of ECMLG. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Tune Hotels Group. Mr. Navinderjeet has over sixteen years of working experience, seven of which were with Tune Hotels Group. During the course of Mr. Navinderjeet’s employment at Tune Hotels Group, he has held several senior management positions where he was involved in heading the finance, operations and commercial functions. Mr. Navinderjeet also has experience in corporate finance, auditing and investment banking.

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