JOHN CHIA SIN TET, Chairman/Group Managing Director, Malaysian, Male

Mr John Chia Sin Tet, born in 1949, was appointed Chairman of the Company on 13 June 1991, Managing Director on 11 March 1998 and the Group Managing Director on 1 November 2007. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet is a Barrister at Law and a Member of the Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet is a brother to Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet is the father of Mr Alexander Chia Jhet-Wern.

Mr John Chia Sin Tet also sits on the board of several private limited companies. He does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

FRANCIS CHIA MONG TET, Executive Director, Malaysian, Male

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet, born in 1951, is the Executive Director – Group Finance of the Company. He was appointed to the Board of the Company on 19 June 1989 as a Non-Executive Director and subsequently appointed as Executive Director on 1 February 2006. He is one of the founder members of Unisem (M) Berhad. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England and Wales) and is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He was with an international accounting firm from 1976 to 1979. In 1980, he started his own accounting practice in Seremban.

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet also sits on the board of several private limited companies.  He does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

Mr Francis Chia Mong Tet is a brother to Mr John Chia Sin Tet.

ALEXANDER CHIA JHET-WERN, Executive Director, Malaysian, Male

Mr Alexander Chia Jhet-Wern, born in 1980, was appointed to the Board of the Company as Executive Director on 26 February 2014. He is a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Alexander Chia joined the Company in 2004 and held the position of Vice President, Deputy COO, prior to his appointment to the board in 2014.

Mr Alexander Chia sits on the board of several private limited companies. He does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

Mr Alexander Chia Jhet-Wern is a son of Mr John Chia Sin Tet.

Y.BHG. DATO’ GREGORY WONG GUANG SENG, Independent Director, Malaysian, Male

Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gregory Wong Guang Seng, born in 1951, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 26 February 2014 as an Independent Director. Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gregory Wong is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales) as well as a Chartered Management Accountant (UK). He is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and an Associate Member of Tax Institute Malaysia (ATII). Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gregory Wong holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cranfield Institute of Technology (UK). He is the Chairman of Audit & Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Sustainability Committee.

Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gregory Wong has served Deloitte for over 40 years, where he held various positions including Senior Partner, Head of Clients and Markets as well as Exco Member of Deloitte Malaysia.  He retired from Deloitte in 2013 and is currently an Executive Director of AG Legal Tax Services Sdn. Bhd.

Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gregory Wong also sits on the board of several private limited companies. He does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

ANG CHYE HOCK, Independent Director, Singaporean, Male

Mr Ang Chye Hock, born in 1950, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 28 November 2002. He graduated from Salford University, England in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics (Honours). Mr Ang was re-designated as Independent Director in January 2016 and is a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Sustainability Committee.

Mr Ang brings with him more than 28 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He began his career with Motorola Malaysia in 1973 and was responsible for starting up their new factory in Seremban. He left for Singapore in 1984 and during the 16 years period there, he held various senior managerial positions in the disk drive related industry as well as software retail industry.

He joined Unisem as Chief Operating Officer and President in 2001. He then held the positions of Group Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2012, Executive Director – Business Development for 2013. Mr Ang retired from his executive function in December 2013.

Mr Ang does not have other directorships.

LIM SIEW ENG, Independent Director, Malaysian, Female

Mdm Lim Siew Eng, born in 1953, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 29 October 2015 as an Independent Director. She graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree. She is also a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mdm Lim has garnered more than 28 years of working experience in the financial services industry. She began her career at Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad, (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad) where she held various managerial positions and served as Head of Corporate Advisory Department before joining Maybank Investment Bank Berhad in 2004 to head the Corporate Finance Department.

During her tenure with the respective investment banks, she was actively involved in numerous and diverse corporate exercises involving a cross-sector of clients from a broad base of industries. She also served on the respective credit committees and management committees and was a Council member of the Malaysian Investment Banking Association. After her retirement in 2009, she was invited to be a member of the Qualitative Assurance Committee which was set up to assist in enhancing the overall quality of the Financial Sector Talent Enhancement Programme launched by the Institute of Bankers Malaysia in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia.

Mdm Lim currently sits on the board of a private limited company. She does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

XIAO ZHIYI, Non-Executive Director, Chinese, Male

Mr Xiao Zhiyi, born in 1977, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 30 January 2019. He graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai with a Doctor’s degree in Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics and holds a Master’s degree (MBA) in General Management from Adelphi University in the USA. He is also a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Mr Xiao is the General Manager of HuaTian Technology (KunShan) Electronics Ltd, a position which he has held since 2013. Prior to that he was with Xiamen Yonghong Electronics Ltd from 2001 to 2009 with his last position as General Manager.

In 2019, Mr Xiao was appointed as a Non-Independent Director to the board of Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.  Mr Xiao also sits on the board of a private limited company.  Other than his directorship in Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd, Mr Xiao does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

CUI WEIBING, Non-Executive Director, Chinese, Male

Mr Cui Weibing, born in 1968, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 30 January 2019. He graduated from Northwest University, Xi’an, China in 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree major in Physics.

Mr Cui is the General Manager of Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd., a position which he has held since March 2021.  He began his career at Tianshui Huatian Microelectronics Co. Ltd in 2003 as Assistant Plant Manager and Assembly Manager.  In 2004 and 2005 he was the Vice General Manager of Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd. in charge of engineering, quality and manufacturing.   From 2006 to 2015 he was the general manager of Tianshui Huatian Microelectronics Co. Ltd.  From 2015 to 2021, he was the General Manager of Tianshui Huatian Electronics Group Co., Ltd.

Prior to joining Tianshui Huatian Mr Cui with Yonghong Equipment Factory from 1990 to 2002 with his last position as Assistant Plant Manager and Director of Production Department.

In 2010, Mr Cui was appointed as a Non-Independent Director to the board of Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd, a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.  Other than his directorship in Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd, Mr Cui does not have other directorships in public listed companies.

JU FENG, Non-Executive Director, Chinese, Male

Mr Ju Feng, born in 1984, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 6 August 2019.  He graduated from Tianshui Normal University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree.

Mr Ju is the Assistant Director in the Finance Center of the headquarter of Tianshui Huatian Technology Co., Ltd, a position which he has held since March 2019.  He began his career as an Accountant at Fangda Carbon New Material Co., Ltd in 2008 and joined Tianshui Huatian Technology Co. Ltd in 2009 and held various positions in the finance department.

Mr Ju Feng currently sits on the board of a private limited company.  He does not have other directorships in public listed companies

WEI XIAOLI, Non-Executive Director, Chinese, Female

Mdm Wei Xiaoli, born in 1986, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 30 July 2021. She graduated from Lanzhou University of Technology in 2010 with an Applied Physics (Microelectronics Direction) degree.

Mdm Wei is the Minister of the Quality Department of Huayi Microelectronics Co., Ltd., a position which she has held since August 2020. She began her career at Tianshui Huatian Electronics Group Co., Ltd in 2011 as a QA Engineer. In 2015 she was promoted to Vice Deputy Minister and in 2020 to Minister of the Quality Department at Tianshui Huatian Electronics Group Co., Ltd.

Mdm Wei does not have other directorships.

Save as disclosed in Note 17 under Notes to the Financial Statements none of the Directors has any conflict of interest or related party transactions with the Company.  Other than traffic offences none of the Directors has been convicted of any offence within the last five years.  There were no public sanctions and/or penalties imposed on the Directors by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year 2018.