Board of Directors

DATO' AZMAN BIN MAHMOODIndependent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian, aged 71, was appointed to the Board as Director on 23 December 2003. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He is also a member of Remuneration Committee.

Dato' Azman is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has vast experience working in a number of auditing firms in London, United Kingdom and Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

He joined Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad in 1983 and left in 1990 to become the Managing Director of Worldwide Holdings Berhad, a public listed company in Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad until 1996.

Presently, Dato' Azman is the Executive Chairman of Fine Access Sdn Bhd, a company involved in property development and property investments. He is also Chairman of Crystalville Sdn Bhd, a company involved in property development in Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley, and the Chairman of Cocoaland Holdings Berhad, a food confectionary manufacturer listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.

Dato' Azman does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder and has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for offence within the past five years.