Board of Directors

 
Gooi Seong Lim
Executive Chairman
 
 
 
Gooi Seong Lim, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as an Executive Director on 28 February 1990. He was a Managing Director up to 30 March 2006 before redesignation as the Executive Chairman of KLR. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee with effect from 27 March 2002 until 30 January 2018. He graduated from the University of Toronto, Canada, with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1972 and a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1975. From 1975 until to-date, he has been the Managing Director of Sharikat Kim Loong Sendirian Berhad ("SKL"), a company which owns a controlling stake in KLR and Crescendo Corporation Berhad ("CCB"). CCB is a public company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad ("Bursa Securities"). Since 1977, he has been a director of Kim Loong Palm Oil Sdn. Bhd. ("KLPO") which is involved in palm oil milling. The success of the Group owes much to his extensive involvement in plantation and milling operations. He also sits on the Board of CCB and several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gooi Seong Heen
Managing Director
 
 
 
Gooi Seong Heen, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as an Executive Director on 28 February 1990. He was redesignated as Managing Director on 30 March 2006. He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 1972 and obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1976. He served as an engineer with Esso Singapore Pte Ltd from 1973 to 1974. His experience embraces oil palm and rubber estate management, palm oil mill management and property development. From 1972, he has been a Director of SKL, a company which owns a controlling stake in KLR and CCB. Since 1977, he has been a director of KLPO Group which is involved in palm oil milling. He is currently a director of CCB and several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gooi Seong Chneh
Executive Director
 
 
 
Gooi Seong Chneh, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR on 28 February 1990. He is currently an Executive Director of KLR. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1975 and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1980. He is a member of the Professional Engineers Association of Alberta, Canada. He was formerly a consultant with Campbell Engineering and Associates, Calgary, Canada for three (3) years from 1981 to 1983. He has extensive experience in construction site management and property development. His experience also includes oil palm and cocoa estate management. From 1976, he has been a Director of SKL, a company which owns a controlling stake in KLR and CCB. He has been responsible for the development and management of oil palm and cocoa estates in Johor, Sabah and Sarawak since 1985. He is also a director of CCB and several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gooi Seong Gum
Executive Director
 
 
 
Gooi Seong Gum, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR on 28 February 1990. He is currently an Executive Director of KLR. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1980. He was an engineering consultant for Bobrowski & Partners, Calgary, Canada for one (1) year from 1982 to 1983. His experience covers oil palm and rubber estate management, property development and construction site management. From 1980, he has been a Director of SKL, a company which owns a controlling stake in KLR and CCB. Since 1983, he has been a director of KLPO Group which is involved in palm oil milling. He currently sits on the Board of CCB and several other private companies.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR, except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of his directorship and shareholding in SKL. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gan Kim Guan
Senior Independent Non-executive Director
 
 
 
Gan Kim Guan, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as an Independent Non-executive Director on 28 March 2001. He is currently the Senior Independent Non-executive Director of KLR. He was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee on 28 March 2001 and currently, he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He also sits as a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committees with effect from 27 March 2002. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee with effect from 31 December 2012 and 28 March 2013 respectively. He is a Chartered Accountant and has experience in accounting and financing related work. He is also a director of CCB.

Mr Gan is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Chan Weng Hoong
Independent Non-executive Director
 
 
 
Chan Weng Hoong, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as an Independent Non-executive Director on 24 March 2011. He is a member of the Audit Committee of KLR with effect from 24 March 2011. He also sits as a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committees with effect from 24 March 2011. He graduated with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hon) from the University of Malaya in 1973. Since graduation, he has worked as an agronomist throughout his career. He retired from Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd. ("AARSB") in 2004 as Principal Research Officer and Head of Oil Palm and Rubber Advisory Divisions and was on job extension as Agronomist Consultant / Agronomist until March 2015 when he fully retired from AARSB. He is well versed in both rubber and oil palm and continues to work as a freelance Consultant. He has presented or published numerous papers on rubber at national and international conferences.

Mr Chan has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year. 
 
 
Cheang Kwan Chow
Independent Non-executive Director
 
 
 
Cheang Kwan Chow, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as an Independent Non-executive Director on 20 October 2011. He is a member of the Audit Committee of KLR with effect from 20 October 2011. He also sits as a member of both the Nominating and Remuneration Committees with effect from 20 October 2011. He has a Diploma in Marketing from Redditch College, Worcestershire, England and a Postgraduate Diploma in Export Marketing and Diploma in Export from Buckinghamshire College, Buckinghamshire, England. He graduated with a Master of Arts Communications Management from University of South Australia and a Master of Leadership in Organisational Learning from Monash University. He joined the Kuok Group of companies in 1980 and had over the years, held various senior management positions in various companies within the Kuok Group. He was appointed as Deputy Managing Director of PGEO Group Sdn. Bhd. and PGEO Marketing Sdn. Bhd in July 2002, the position which he held until December 2007. He also sat on the board of PPB Group Berhad until May 2011. He is currently a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, United Kingdom and sits on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia.

Mr Cheang has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gooi Chuen Kang
Alternate Director to Mr. Gooi Seong Heen
 
 
 
Gooi Chuen Kang, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as Alternate Director to Mr. Gooi Seong Heen on 31 March 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) from the University of Melbourne in 2008. He worked as an analyst attached with Accenture Kuala Lumpur from 2010 to 2014. Since then, he has been involved in the business operations of KLR Group.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of being a person connected to Mr. Gooi Seong Heen. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
Gooi Khai Chien
Alternate Director to Mr. Gooi Seong Lim
 
 
 
Gooi Khai Chien, Male, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KLR as Alternate Director to Mr. Gooi Seong Lim on 31 March 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2014 and a Master's Degree in Investments and Wealth Management in 2015. Since 2016, he has been involved in the business operations of KLR Group.

Mr Gooi has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KLR except that he is deemed interested in the transactions entered into with SKL Group (excluding KLR) which are carried out in the ordinary course of business, by virtue of being a person connected to Mr. Gooi Seong Lim. He has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.
 
 
More details can be found in the Annual Report »
 
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