Board of Directors

Directors Profile

Dato' Sri Mohd Haniff bin Abd Aziz

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Sri Mohd Haniff bin Abd Aziz, a Malaysian aged 62, was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2014 as Chairman of EURO. He joined the Board of EURO as a Non-Independent Non- Executive Director and was re-designated as Independent Non- Executive Director on 15 May 2015. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee of EURO.

Dato' Sri Mohd Haniff graduated from University of Malaya with the degree of Bachelor of Economics (Honours) in year 1975. He has served the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) for 19 years until his early retirement in 1994. During his tenure at MITI, he was the Assistant Director of the Ministry from 1975 to 1978 before serving in the Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations in Geneva until 1981. Dato' Sri Mohd Haniff was then assigned as Malaysian Trade Commissioner to the Philippines for the next five years, then to Thailand until 1991. He has also served as the Director of the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation from 1991 to 1994. At present, Dato' Sri Mohd Haniff also sits on the board of directors of Jerasia Capital Berhad.

Dato' Sri Choong Yuen Keong @ Tong Yuen Keong

Group Managing Director

Dato' Sri Choong Yuen Keong @ Tong Yuen Keong, a Malaysian aged 56, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of EURO on 24 April 2007. On 29 February 2012, he has been re-designated as an Executive Director of the Company following his appointment as the Managing Director of a whollyowned subsidiary in the property division. On 23 October 2014, he was appointed as the Group Managing Director of EURO. He is also member of the Remuneration Committee of EURO.

Dato’ Sri Choong started his career in construction site management and after eleven years, he moved on to property development, where he served for more than 20 years. With his wealth of experience in civil engineering, building construction and property development, at present, he was the owner of several property development companies. Spearheading the reputable Beverly Heights project in Kuala Lumpur since 2003, Dato’ Sri Choong also ventures into a similar prestigious project in Penang which offers state-of-the-art living conditions, characterized by ultra-modern facilities. He is not a Director of any other public listed company. He is the sibling of Dato’ Tong Yun Mong who is the Executive Director and a substantial shareholder of EURO.

Datuk Dr Syed Muhamad Bin Syed Abdul Kadir

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad Bin Syed Abdul Kadir, a Malaysian aged 69, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of EURO on 1 October 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of EURO. Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Malaya in 1971 and obtained a Ph.D in Business Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (USA) in 1986. In 2005, he obtained a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) degree from University of Malaya and obtained a Certificate in Legal Practice in 2008. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in July 2009. In November 2009, he completed his LLM (Corporate Law) degree from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM). In July 2011, he became a member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom. Subsequently, he became a fellow member of the Institute in May 2012.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad started his career in 1973 as Senior Project Officer, School of Financial Management at the National Institute of Public Administration (Intan) and held various positions prior to his appointment as Deputy Director (Academic). In November 1988, he joined the Ministry of Education as Secretary of Higher Education and assumed the position of Deputy Secretary (Foreign and Domestic Borrowing, Debt Management) of the Finance Division, Federal Treasury. From 1993 to 1997, he joined the Board of Directors of Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, initially as an Alternate Executive Director and later as an Executive Director. Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad then joined the Ministry of Finance as Secretary of Tax Analysis Division and later became the Deputy Secretary (Operations). Prior to his retirement, he was the Secretary General in the Ministry of Human Resource.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad is the Chairman of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad and CIMB Middle East BSC. He is also a director of CIMB Bank Berhad, Solution Engineering Holdings Berhad, BSL Corporation Berhad, ACR ReTakaful Berhad, Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad and Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies.

Dato’ Tong Yun Mong

Executive Director

Dato’ Tong Yun Mong, a Malaysian aged 61, was appointed as the Executive Director of EURO on 23 October 2014. He is also a member of Remuneration Committee of EURO. Dato’ Tong has more than 20 years of experience in property development, building construction, civil engineering works, earthworks and transportation of ready mix concrete plant. Besides his operational experience, he has served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of a local public listed company from 1999 to 2012. At present, Dato’ Tong also sits on the Board of Directors of various property development companies. Dato’ Tong is not a Director of any other public listed company. He is the sibling of Dato’ Sri Choong Yuen Keong who is the Group Managing Director and a substantial shareholder of EURO.

Tan Poh Ling

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Poh Ling, a Malaysian aged 45, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of EURO on 21 January 2009. She is the Chairperson of Nomination Committee and a member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of EURO.

Ms. Tan obtained her professional qualification from Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountant while she was working with an international accounting firm, PriceWaterhouse Coopers Malaysia, from 1990 to 1995. She is registered as a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Certified Public Accountant with Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a Financial Planner with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and an associate member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. Ms. Tan has more than 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and corporate finance, and has worked in a multinational corporation. She is currently the Managing Partner of TPL & Associates, an auditing and business advisory firm which she established in 2004. She is not a Director of any other public listed company.

Kevin Sathiaseelan A/L Ramakrishnan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Kevin Sathiaseelan A/L Ramakrishnan, a Malaysian aged 41, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of EURO on 23 October 2014. Kevin is presently a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of EURO.

Kevin is a practicing lawyer and has been in active practice since 2001. He also lectures law in higher learning institutions and is an author of several law texts. He is not a Director of any other public listed company.

Senior Management Profiles

Thomas Tong Kah Hoe

Group Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Tong Kah Hoe, a Malaysian aged 50, was appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer in October 2014. He has extensive experience in construction and security with management skills gained from overseas experience for 12 years. Thomas Tong is in charge and responsible for overall group operations and strategies as well as new business development.

Tan Boo Chuan

Chief Executive Officer of Manufacturing Division

Tan Boo Chuan, a Malaysian aged 49, was appointed Chief Executive Officer (Manufacturing Division) in October 2015. He joined EURO in May 2014 as the General Manager, Operations before the re-designation.

Mr Tan started his career in banking in 1986. In his 28 years of experience in the banking industry, he has held various senior positions in the areas of human resource, strategic planning and business transformation. Mr Tan holds an International Diploma in Computer Studies from The National Centre for Information Technology, UK.