LIM TZE THEAN
He graduated from King’s College, University of London with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science with Management.
He has been with the KYM Group of Companies since 2001 and has held several senior positions in the Group as well as its subsidiaries in both the KYM Properties Division and the KYM Manufacturing Division. He also serves as an Executive Director of TSM Global Berhad and its subsidiaries where he has worked for more than ten years focusing on Malaysia’s automotive and precision manufacturing industries.
He is the son of Dato’ Lim Kheng Yew, the Executive Director and a substantial shareholder of KYM. Mr Lim Tze Thean is a substantial shareholder of KYM.
LEE JI JIN DARREN
Mr Darren Lee completed his professional accountancy qualification in 2003 conferred by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (ACCA) and currently is a fellow member of the said Association.
He started his career in early 2003 as an Audit associate with Ernst & Young Malaysia and subsequently extended his international experience with Ernst & Young in the United Kingdom.
End of 2005, he joined the Deloitte office in Bermuda as Manager whereby he managed the entire audit process and advisory services for a portfolio of clients within the financial services industry specialising in investment management and reinsurance companies. He was also actively involved with Deloitte’s internal and external valuation teams in the valuation of investment derivatives.
In 2009, he joined TSM Global Berhad (TSM) as Senior Manager in the Corporate Affairs Division and subsequently promoted to Head of Investment which duties include the assessment and valuation of potential investment, acquisition of companies, M&A synergization studies, relationship maintenance, new business initiatives, investor relations, due diligence, fund raising, capital assessment and strategy initiatives of the TSM group.
He is a nephew of Dato’ Lim Kheng Yew and cousin of Lim Tze Thean. He has not entered into any transaction, whether directly or indirectly, has a conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.
DATUK TAKASHI HIBI
Datuk Hibi has vast experience, knowledge and passion in the manufacturing industry. He joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in 1977 after graduation at Osaka University of Foreign Studies. Japan. Datuk Hibi was assigned to Middle East Division, and worked for marketing and sales for Toyota to the region. His strong abilities were especially recognized with continuous success every year in the difficult deals with the Iranian Government during the 1980s.
In the 90s, he was assigned to TMC Joint Venture operations for production and sales in ASEAN countries. In the late 90s, he contributed significantly to revive Indonesian JV operations which was in a dire situation arising from the Asian financial crisis and subsequent political instability there.
In 2007, Datuk Hibi was assigned as Deputy Chairman of UMW Toyota, TMC JV in Malaysia. During his eight year tenure, he enhanced the JV greatly to be a real overwhelming No. 1 non-national car company in every aspect. He initiated many projects to improve overall operations, such as vendors network, vehicle assembly, logistic, sales and service. Through these projects, Datuk Hibi also developed human resources in business partners as well as UMW Toyota Motor. He was a former President of Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (JACTIM).
LIM SU MAY
She has more than 25 years of experience in the Malaysian capital market especially in the area of equity/debt promotion, advisory, structuring, execution and placements, M&A advisory and business matching, strategic planning & investments and most recently involved in development of policies.
Prior to joining KYM Group, Su May was appointed by Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) as Executive Vice President, Listing Development back in June 2019. She was responsible to enhance the fundraising ecosystem, making it a conducive platform for IPO aspirants and public listed companies to raise the funding required via capital market solutions. During her tenure there, Su May promoted both primary and secondary listings & fund-raising activities on Bursa Malaysia and the Labuan International Financial Exchange.
Prior to joining Bursa Malaysia, Su May was heading the Investment Banking Department at MUFG Bank (Malaysia) Berhad where she was responsible to help the Bank to diversify and grow its business in investment banking via debt capital markets products, securitization, project finance, export credit agency financing solutions as well as identifying opportunities of mergers and acquisitions targets to buy-side investors from Japan.
Su May began her career in investment banking in 1997 and brings with her more than twenty years of investment banking experience having served in senior positions in several Malaysian top financial institutions (including CIMB Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad) as well as a Middle Eastern bank (Alkhair International Islamic Bank Berhad)
Su May holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics), First Class Honours majoring in Economics and Management Studies from University of London.
MOK TUCK MENG
He was appointed as a Managing Director of Hasrat Meranti Sdn Bhd in 2012.
LIM KHENG ENG
Lim Kheng Eng is a brother of Dato’ Lim Kheng Yew, an Executive Director and a major shareholder of the Company.