DATO’ SERI ABDUL AZIM BIN MOHD ZABIDI
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Dato’ Seri Abdul Azim Bin Mohd Zabidi, a Malaysian male, aged 60, joined the Board as Independent Non- Executive Director on 22 May 2015 and re-designated as the Chairman of Anzo Holdings Berhad (“Anzo”) since 2 October 2015. He is presently a member of Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Anzo. Dato’ Seri Azim graduated with a Master of Arts in Business Law from the London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom in 1983. He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Secretaries, United Kingdom. Read More
Dato’ Seri Azim started his career in banking in 1984 and rose quickly through the ranks when in 1990 he was appointed Group Head of the Bank’s Corporate Banking Department. He was then seconded to Commerce Property Trust Managers (now known as Amanah Property Trust Managers) and initiated the establishment of Commerce BT Fund Managers (today known as CIMB-Principal Asset Management). His association with the fund management industry saw him elected as President of the Federation of Malaysian Unit Trust Managers (now known as Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia) from 1998-2003.
During this period, he was appointed to the Board of the International Investment Funds Association and was Chairman of its Audit Committee. He held the position of Chairman of Bank Simpanan Nasional from 1999 to 2009 and the bank has seen a steady improvement in operating profits during his tenure. He was also actively involved with the World Savings Banks Institute (“WSBI”). In 2000, he was appointed President (Asia Pacific) for WSBI and in 2003, he was elevated to its Board of Directors. Dato’ Seri Azim was elected as Vice President and Treasurer of WSBI in September 2006, a position he relinquished in April 2009.
In the field of sports, he was appointed Chairman of the National Sports Institute in May 2017 and subsequent to that appointed Malaysia’s Chef-de-Mission to the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. On 5th May, 2018, Dato’ Seri Azim was elected Deputy President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia. He now sits on numerous local and foreign Boards of Companies, both public and private, amongst which are XOX Bhd, Timberwell Berhad and Fintec Global Berhad.
He has no relationship with any other Directors or Major Shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offence, if any.
DATUK CHAI WOON CHET
Datuk Chai Woon Chet, a Malaysian male, aged 41, was appointed to the Board of Anzo on 22 May 2015 as Managing Director of the Company. Presently, he is the Chairman of the Share Issuance Scheme (“SIS”) Committee of Anzo. Datuk Chai graduated with a Diploma in Business Economics (KDU).
Datuk Chai was a Marketing Manager of Sanbumi Sawmill Sdn. Bhd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sanbumi Holdings Berhad which is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad). He had been involved in the timber business industry with buyers from Japan, Europe, South Africa and Korea for the past 8 years. He also has extensive experience in property development, construction and the automotive sector. Read More
Datuk Chai was formerly the Managing Director of Lintasan Mayang Development Sdn Bhd, which is the developer for Sabah’s biggest integrated township, Alamesra, an innovative 265 acre mixed development with gross development value of RM1.3 billion. Datuk Chai was also the former managing director of Maxims Circle Development Sdn Bhd, which carried out property development projects at Kuala Lumpur with gross development value of RM23 million in Taman Permata, Melawati and RM66 million in Segambut.
Currently, Datuk Chai is a Director in M3 Technologies (Asia) Berhad and also sits on the board of directors of various other private companies. Datuk Chai is a major shareholder of the Company through his interest held in Zenith City Investments Limited and Ocean Milestone Sdn Bhd, a major shareholder of the Company, pursuant to Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2016.
He has no relation with any director and/or other major shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not committed any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any.
CHONG KHING CHUNG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Chong Khing Chung, a Malaysian male, aged 52, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 July 2017. He is presently the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of Audit Committees of Anzo. Mr Chong graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Western Australia, Perth. He is a Fellow Member of CPA Australia (“FCPA”) and Chartered Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“CA”).
Mr Chong spent the early part of his career in the accountancy profession. He later worked in the capital market industry holding various positions, including as the Executive Director of a stockbroking company in Sabah. He has also worked as Executive Director, Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of numerous public listed companies in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Read More
He is currently a director of Wullersdorf Resources Sdn Bhd (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bahvest Resources Berhad) and Country Heights Holdings Berhad. He has no relationship with any other Directors or Major Shareholder of the Company, no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted for any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offence, if any.
MR LOW POH SEONG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Low Poh Seong, a Malaysian, male, aged 43, was appointed to the Board of Anzo on 21 September 2020 as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Presently, he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Anzo.
Mr Low graduated with a Degree in Accounting and Law and Statistics from Middlesex University Business School. Mr Low Poh Seong has more than 18 years of experience in accounting and finance. He started his career as an Assistant Finance Manager, where his scope involved in preparation of forecast, budget, accounting, and tax computation. Read More
He then embarked in auditing field where he held the position as Executive Internal Auditor with Low Yat Group.
In 2016, Mr Low rejoined the finance sector where he was appointed as Assistant finance Manager and Senior Financial Management Advisory Manager in Nglobe Sdn Bhd and CMA Management Sdn Bhd respectively.
In year 2017 he moved on to carried out freelance works.