Board of Directors
DYAM TUNKU ISMAIL IBNI SULTAN IBRAHIM
Male, aged 38, Malaysian, was appointed as Chairman and Non-Independent NonExecutive Director of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. DYAM Tunku Ismail has completed his studies in Hale School, Australia. After completing his studies in Hale School, Australia, DYAM Tunku Ismail was enrolled into the Indian Military Academy. He was appointed as Tunku Mahkota Johor in 2010.
MR. LIM CHEN HERNG
Male, aged 35, Malaysian, was appointed as Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London in 2008. He has been with the family business since his graduation, with management exposure in the property development, construction, finance, oil & gas and plantation sectors. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies, most notably the master developer Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn. Bhd. ("IWH"). At present, he is the Group Executive Director in IWH where he oversees the business development and investment for the group. Besides, he is the Executive Director in Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad and an alternate Director in PLS Plantations Berhad, both of which are public companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.
MR. LIM CHEN THAI
Male, aged 28, Malaysian, was appointed as Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 26 February 2019. He graduated with a Bachelor of Banking and Finance from Monash University (Caulfield Campus). He is currently an Executive Director in Ekovest Berhad, a public listed company, listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. He serves the Ekovest Group of companies in various capacities since joining them in 2015.
MADAM LIM SEW HUA
Female, aged 72, Malaysian, was appointed as Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 29 January 2020. After completing her secondary school education and several years of working experience, Madam Lim joined Knusford Holdings Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Knusford Berhad, as a General Manager in 1994. She has more than 45 years of working experience in various industries, gaining exposure in the field of marketing, procurement, finance, human resource and corporate matters. She is one of the pioneer staff during the formative years of Knusford Berhad. She is also a Director of several private limited companies.
MR. BERNARD HILARY LAWRENCE
Male, aged 55, Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 12 April 2013 and appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 6 April 2015. At undergraduate level, Mr Bernard holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (Hons) from the University of Warwick, Coventry, England. In terms of post graduate qualifications, he holds a Masters Degree in Law from the University of Malaya and is a Barrister of Grays Inn, London. He is also a KLRCA empanelled CIPAA Adjudicator and actively adjudicates construction disputes.
Since graduating from the University of Warwick, England in 1990, Mr. Bernard has garnered considerable experience having served as a Head of Legal Department for a local bank, as a Legal Adviser to a subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad and as a Group Legal Adviser to the Articulate Group of Companies. Since 2001, he has been the Managing Partner of Messrs B H Lawrence, Advocates & Solicitors. Mr Bernard has 30 years of experience in the corporate and legal sectors. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad.
DATO' AVINDERJIT SINGH A/L HARJIT SINGH
Male, aged 51, Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 21 August 2013. He has completed his education in Singapore Stamford College. He has been in the marketing industry for the past 26 years since the completion of his education. He has experience in several other industries including property development, oil & gas and auto sports industry.
At present, he sits on the board of another public listed company Redtone Digital Berhad, and many other private limited companies namely Transwater Capital Ventures Sdn Bhd, Lido Waterfront Boulevard Sdn Bhd, Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd, QSR Brands (M) Sdn Bhd, MSC Cyberport Sdn Bhd, Iskandar Seafront Assets Sdn Bhd, Berjaya Assembly Sdn Bhd and Berjaya Waterfront Sdn Bhd.
Further to the above, in July 2018 he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor (Sultan Ibrahim Johor Foundation).
MR. LIM FOO SENG
Male, aged 52, Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He started his career in Deloitte Kassim Chan, an international accounting firm, from 1989 till 1995.
Thereafter, he joined Arab-Malaysian Corporation Berhad Group ("Amcorp Group") in 1995 and left Amcorp Group in 2003 where his last position with Amcorp Group was a Chief Financial Officer of MCM Technologies Berhad, a subsidiary company of Amcorp which was previously listed on the then MESDAQ Market of Bursa Securities.
He joined Quest Technology Sdn Bhd in 2003 as a Chief Financial Officer and subsequently, from 2005 to 2008, he served as an Executive Director for Quest's immediate holding company, Ruby Quest Berhad, a company listed on the ACE Market (formerly known as MESDAQ Market) of Bursa Securities. From 2008 to 2009, he was an Executive Director of Asia Bioenergy Technologies Berhad, a company listed on the ACE Market (formerly known as MESDAQ Market) of Bursa Securities. Thereafter in late 2009, he set up and co-owned an investment holding company in which he subsequently disposed of his stakes and resigned as director in 2011. Subsequently, he embarked into the retail industry where he was the Head of Strategic Planning for Aivoria Group Sdn Bhd and Winn Worldwide Sdn Bhd from 2011 to 2013 and 2014 to 2017 respectively.
Currently he is the Chief Strategy Officer of Nova Pharma Solutions Berhad, a company involved in the provision of engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and listed on the LEAP Market of Bursa Securities.
He was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Econframe Berhad and Independent Non-Executive Director of Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad on 1 February 2021 and 11 October 2013 respectively.
EN. MOHD SALLEH BIN OTHMAN
Male, aged 70, Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Housing, Building and Planning from Universiti Sains Malaysia. After graduation, he joined Petroliam Nasional Berhad ("Petronas") in 1978 as a Management Executive of the Property Department and he served in various departments and divisions for a span of approximately 15 years.
Some of the senior positions he has held include Head of Building Section of Special Project Department, Deputy Manager of Property Department and being promoted to Senior Manager of the same department in 1990.
During his employment in Petronas, he acquired skills and invaluable experience in property development, property management, property maintenance and also project management. He left Petronas in 1993 to join Kuala Lumpur City Centre Bhd as the Deputy General Manager of the Real Estate Division. He resigned from Kuala Lumpur City Centre in 1995 and thereafter, he joined Ekovest Berhad and resigned a year later. Subsequently, he also held various senior management position in various established Public Listed Companies in Malaysia until he retired at the age of 55.
MR. LEE WAI KUEN
Male, aged 56, Malaysian, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Knusford Berhad on 4 December 2013. He holds a Law Degree from London University and MBA Degree from Heriot-Watt University. He was an Executive Director of Protech Yu (Asia) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Goldis Berhad from 2007 to 2010. He was involved in the dayto-day operations of the aquaculture business, in charge of farm development, farm operating and marketing.
Prior to his involvement in the aquaculture industry, he was attached with Bumi Hiway & Selia Group of Companies as Head of Legal Department. He has numerous years of legal and corporate experience serving companies involved in the field of property development, construction and road concession. He is currently the Executive Director of Aqua Genesis Sdn Bhd which is involved in the aquaculture and supply chain for quality seafood. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ekovest Berhad.
DATUK MOHAMAD JAIFUDDIN BIN BUJANG MOHIDIN
Male, aged 42, Malaysian, was appointed as an Alternate Director to DYAM Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim on 15 January 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Australia. Upon graduation, he started his career with KKB Engineering Berhad as an Accounting Executive. Thereafter he joined Nationlink Group of Companies in 2003 as a Quantity Surveyor Executive, where he was exposed to 3 business divisions of the Group, namely Property Management, Construction and Development. From 2004 to 2007, he moved to Exticom Sdn Bhd, an established company in telecommunication as Head of Business Development. Since 2008, he has been attached with the Johor Royal Household as the Special Officer to DYAM Tunku Mahkota Johor.