Master-Pack Group Berhad

MASTER-PACK

Group Berhad (199401011341) (297020-W)

Board of Directors

Dato’ Syed Mohamad Bin Syed Murtaza
Executive Chairman

Dato’ Syed Mohamad Bin Syed Murtaza, age 76, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors and the Executive Chairman of Master-Pack Group Berhad (“MPGB”) and its group of companies on 17 December 2004. He represents Yayasan Bumiputra Pulau Pinang Bhd., one of the major shareholders of MPGB.

Dato’ Syed has over 54 years of vast experience in the business, corporate and entrepreneurial exposures. After completing his education at Penang Free School, he joined Kah Motors and has since then been appointed to several key positions in various business and non-business organizations, both locally and internationally. He has served in reputable multinational companies such as Shell Malaysia and was the Chairman of Penang Port Commission. He is the former Chairman of DRB HICOM Berhad., former President of The Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries and International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association, former director of Globetronics Technology Berhad, and former director of Usains Holdings Sdn Bhd, the corporate arm for Universiti Sains Malaysia. Dato’ Syed is experienced in a diverse range of businesses from automotive and manufacturing to exports, trading, property and oil and gas.

Dato’ Syed sits on the boards of Yayasan Bumiputra Pulau Pinang Bhd., MITTAS Bhd., Kuber Venture Berhad, Boon Siew Credit Bhd., Penang Tourists Centre Bhd., Tourism Entrepreneur Centre Bhd. and several private limited companies such as Armstrong Auto Parts Sdn. Bhd. and Penang Port Sdn. Bhd and most recently an advisor to Southern Reef Sdn. Bhd.

He also heads Penang Tourist Centre Bhd., MITTAS Bhd. and is the advisor to Motorcycle, Scooter Assembly & Distributor Association of Malaysia. In addition, he has held many other appointments at state and national levels.

Dato’ Syed does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director of the Company. He attended all five Board Meetings held in the financial year.

Mr. Chew Hock Lin
Non-independent & Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chew Hock Lin, age 79, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors as Independent & Non-Executive Director of MPGB on 27 December 2001. He is the Chairman of Remuneration Committees and also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee of the Company. He was a former director in GUH Holdings Berhad, a public listed company. Mr. Chew was redesignated to Non-independent Non-executive Director on 3 April 2023 as he had served as an Independent Non-executive Director for more than a cumulative term of 12 years.

He graduated from University of Western Australia with a Bachelor in Commerce Degree and has more than 30 years’ experience in audit and accountancy profession. He is a former partner of an international audit firm. Currently, he is a Certified Public Accountant (Malaysia), a Chartered Accountant (Malaysia) and a Fellow of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director or major shareholders of the Company. He attended all five Board Meetings held in the financial year.

Puan Fazlina binti Yahaya
Independent & Non-Executive Director

Puan Fazlina binti Yahaya age 58, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors as an Independent & Non-Executive Director of Master-Pack Group Berhad on 1 July 2023. She is a member of the Nominating Committee.

With a Diploma in Stenography from University Mara Technology Malaysia (UiTM) in 1987, Puan Fazlina has worked her way up the corporate ladder in various industries including Malaysian Royal Air-Force, Education, Construction, Waste Management, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing.

Her wealth of experience in business administration and management as well as diverse experience brings fresh perspective to the Board. Previously she had served as the Personal Assistant to the Deputy Chief Minister Pulau Pinang, Secretariat to Motorcycle and Scooters Assemblers and Distributors Association of Malaysia and currently she operates her own business.

Puan Fazlina does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director or major shareholders of the Company.

Mr. Dharmik Rajkumar Sheth
Independent & Non-Executive Director

Mr. Dharmik Rajkumar Sheth, age 35, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors as Independent & Non-Executive Director of MPGB on 22 February 2023. He is the Chairman of Nominating and Sustainability Committees and also serves as a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

He graduated from University of Melbourne Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance & Management. He has continued to expand his expertise in various fields such as Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, Portfolio Management and Corporate Restructuring. In addition, he is a Ministry of Finance Malaysia registered management consultant for Organisational Assessment and Human Resource Development.

Mr. Dharmik is a partner and lead consultant of his own Management Consultancy and Big Data Analytics Firm with branches in Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Brunei Darussalam, and had formerly worked as a management consultant in an international Audit and Advisory Firm.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director or major shareholders of the Company. He has just been appointed in 22 February 2023.

Mdm. Khor San Leng
Independent & Non-Executive Director

Mdm. Khor San Leng age 50, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Directors as an Independent & Non-Executive Director of Master-Pack Group Berhad (“MPG”) on 1 July 2023.

Madam Khor graduated from University of South Alabama with a Bachelor degree in Finance. She started her career in Corporate Planning Department of MPG from 1996 to 2005. Since 2005, she has been an Executive Director of Hunza Properties Berhad (“HPB”) which involves in property development and property investment businesses. HPB was a listed entity at Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad until it was delisted in 2016. She also serves as a director in multiple subsidiaries of HPB.

Mdm. Khor does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director or major shareholders of the Company.

Encik Radhi Bin Mohamad
Independent & Non-Executive Director

Encik Radhi Bin Mohamad, age 53, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board of Directors as an Independent & Non-Executive Director of Master-Pack Group Berhad on 1 July 2023. He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and also serves as a member of Remuneration and Sustainability Committees.

Radhi graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University Putra Malaysia and has a Master in Business Administration majoring in Strategic Management from the Ohio University MBA Programme- University Technology Mara.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant registered with the MIA with 29 years working experience in strategic management, corporate finance and corporate planning specifically in the areas of financial management , logistics and manufacturing sectors. He had held senior managerial positions with extensive exposures in business turnaround, corporate and financial restructuring, strategic planning, corporate finance and treasury including budgeting. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Penang Port Sdn. Bhd. before promoted to Chief Operating Officer, a position he held until 2021.

Radhi currently works as a consultant of his own company specializing in strategic management, process improvement and data analytics. He still serves as a senior officer in the Malaysian Army Reserve.

Radhi does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and is not related to any director or major shareholders of the Company.