Corporate of Information

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Board of Director

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Constitution

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Board Charter

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Terms of Reference

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AGM/EGM

Board Of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Law Tien Seng

Executive Deputy Chairman

Lee Ching Kion

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Law Wai Cheong

Executive Director

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Independent Non-executive Director

Chen Thien Yin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Foo Kok Siew

Executive Director

Tan Shau Ming

Executive Director

Audit Committee

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Member

Lee Ching Kion

Member

Chen Thien Yin

Member

Remuneration Committee

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Chairman

Lee Ching Kion

Member

Chen Thien Yin

Member

Nominating Comittee

Lee Ching Kion

Chairman

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Member

Chen Thien Yin

Member

Sustainability And Risk Management Committee

Lee Ching Kion

Chairman

Foo Kok Siew

Member

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Member

Chen Thien Yin

Member

Tan Sri Dato’ Law Tien Seng

Executive Deputy Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Law Tien Seng was appointed to our Board as the Deputy Chairman and Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2010. He was re-designated as Executive Deputy Chairman on 3 August 2011.

Tan Sri Dato’ Law is an entrepreneur and he founded the TS Law Group more than 30 years ago.  The TS Law Group is engaged in a diversified portfolio of businesses encompassing steel production and distribution, mining, property development and investments in Malaysia, China, Australia and the United Kingdom. He currently serves on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia.

Tan Sri Dato’ Law is the father of Mr. Law Wai Cheong, an Executive Director of HTVB and Mr. Law Wai Ho, the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of HTVB. He is deemed to have interest in HTVB via his indirect interest in TS Law Investments Limited, a major shareholder of HTVB. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

He has attended all the 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Lee Ching Kion

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lee Ching Kion was appointed to our Board as the Executive Director and Group Chief Operating Officer on 1 June 2010. Mr. Lee was then re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 March 2012 and on 26 September 2014, he was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Lee obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Metallurgy and Materials Science from University of Nottingham, England. He was with Yodoshi Malleble (M) Sdn. Bhd. from 1979 to 1981. He then joined Jebsen-Jessen Engineering Sdn. Bhd. as Degussa Sales Engineer in 1981. In 1983, he left to join Amsteel Mills Sdn. Bhd. as Sales Engineer and later as Head of Research & Development and Quality Control Department. He was there for seven (7) years. He joined Wuthelam Holding (M) Group of Companies as General Manager in 1990 and was later appointed as a Director in 1991 until he left in 1997.

Subsequently, he was with DNP Holdings Berhad as Head of Property/Business Division from 1997 to 2001. From 2001 to 2003, he was concurrently the Managing Director of Posim Berhad, the Chief Executive Officer of Bright Steel Sdn. Bhd. and the Commercial Director of Steel Division, all within the Lion Group. He resigned from all his positions within the Lion Group in June 2003. He was also the Director of Malayawata Steel Berhad, Magna Prima Berhad, Melewar Industrial Group Berhad, Hua Joo Seng Enterprise Berhad and Mid West Ltd, an Australian company.

He currently serves on the board of several private limited companies.

Mr. Lee has no family relationship with any Directors and/or Major Shareholders of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company.  He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

He has attended all the 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Sherman Lam Yuen Suen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sherman Lam Yuen Suen was appointed to the Board of the Company as Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 December 2020.

Mr. Lam holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Charles Sturt University, Australia. He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom, a Fellow of CPA Australia, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Malaysia, a Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia and a CFP™ Certified Member of the Financial Planning Association, Malaysia.

Mr. Lam started his career with Fulton Prebon (M) Sdn. Bhd., a financial services subsidiary of Seacorp (a PNB company) in 1994. He then joined Utama Merchant Bank Berhad, (an investment bank jointly owned by Utama Banking Group Berhad and HSBC Investment Bank Asia Ltd) in 1997, as its Chief Dealer and Treasury Manager. Thereafter in mid-2000, he joined Nikkei Pacific Corporate Advisors, then a leading regional corporate finance advisory firm as an Associate Director where he advised on several large corporate restructuring and capital raising exercises in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Since mid-2002, Mr. Lam has been the Managing Director of Cirrus Ventures group, a regional private equity/venture capital investments and corporate strategic consulting services firm. He has more than 25 years of demonstrated, broad-based senior management experience in corporate advisory, treasury management, capital markets, corporate finance and investments with financial institutions as well as corporate board experience in listed public and privately held entities in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and China. Sherman is also the Managing Partner of Sherman Lam & Co, a Chartered Accountant firm and the current Deputy Secretary-General of the China-ASEAN (Malaysia) Entrepreneurs Association.

Mr. Lam currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad and Gadang Holdings Berhad. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Bintai Kinden Corporation Berhad from 2010 to 2013, as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr. Lam has no family relationship with any Directors and/or Major Shareholders of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

He has attended all the 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Law Wai Cheong

Executive Director

Mr. Law Wai Cheong was appointed as Executive Director of HTVB on 3 January 2017.

Mr. Law holds a LLB (Hons) Cardiff, United Kingdom; Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn; and Msc in Management (Merit) London, United Kingdom.  Mr. Law started his career with Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad (HLIB). While in HLIB, he focused on areas of corporate finance and corporate advisory. Subsequently, Mr. Law chambered at the Law Office of KK Chong for 9 months.

Mr. Law is a Director of TS Law Group, a diversified group of companies engaged in steel production, mining and property development and investments in Malaysia, China, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Law is the son of Tan Sri Dato’ Law Tien Seng, a major shareholder and the Executive Deputy Chairman of HTVB and the sibling of Mr. Law Wai Ho, the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of HTVB. He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

 He has attended all 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Foo Kok Siew

Executive Director

Mr. Foo Kok Siew was appointed to our Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 February 2010. He was re-designated as Executive Director on 1 January 2013.

Mr. Foo holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Monash University, Melbourne. He started his career at the Chase Manhattan Bank, Kuala Lumpur in 1985 and since then, he has held senior positions with various corporations including Carr Indosuez Asia Limited, Hong Kong, Insas Berhad, HLG Capital Berhad and Kejora Harta Berhad. He was the Chief Executive Director of Alliance Investment Bank Berhad (2004 to 2006).

He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Inari Amertron Berhad and he also sits on the board of several other private limited companies.

Mr. Foo has no family relationship with any Directors and/or Major Shareholders of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

 He has attended all the 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Tan Shau Ming

Executive Director

Mr. Tan Shau Ming joined Alpine Pipe Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of our Company, as Chief Production Officer in March 2012 and was subsequently appointed to our Board as Executive Director on 26 September 2014.

Mr. Tan was an Executive Director at TAP Resources Berhad from 1999 until 2004, and he was also a member of its Remuneration Committee. His responsibilities in the company included property development, human resources and administration. Thereafter, he joined Ji Kang Dimensi Sdn. Bhd., a Hot Rolled Steel Plate manufacturing company based in Gebeng, Kuantan as Executive Director until 2012. His responsibilities in the company included factory operations, logistics and transportation.

Mr. Tan has no family relationship with any Directors and/or Major Shareholders of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.

He has attended all the 4 board meetings of HTVB held during the financial year ended 31 July 2022.

Chen Thien Yin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chen Thien Yin was appointed to the Board of the Company as Independent Non-Executive Director on 3 January 2023.

Mr. Chen holds a Degree in Finance and Management Information Systems from Syracuse University, USA. He is a seasoned banking professional with more than 30 years’ experience working in major International Financial institutions in Retail, Corporate and Investment banking in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. He has a proven track record in leading team of diverse cultures and geography.

Mr. Chen has well rounded experiences in Strategic Planning, Risk Management (compliance, credit, market and operational), Client Engagement (Large Local Corporate, Commercial Banking, Government Linked Corporates, Financial Institutions and Public Sector), Products (Financing, Transaction Banking – Cash Management and Trade Solutions, Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Banking Operations in both Conventional and Islamic Banking Institutions.

Mr. Chen has vast experience in Retail, Global Markets, Corporate and Investment banking in growth markets of Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. He has held senior positions in Hong Leong Bank, Standard Chartered, Royal Bank of Scotland, JP Morgan and Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia.

Mr. Chen currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of SWS Capital Berhad.

Mr. Chen has no family relationship with any Directors and/or Major Shareholders of the Company, nor any conflict of Interest with the Company. He has no conviction for any offence over the past ten years.