Mr. Lee Choo Hock, a Malaysian aged 66, was appointed to the Board of Kossan on 26 August 2013 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a Chartered Accountant with membership in the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
He is the Chairman of the Risk Management and the Audit Committees and a member of the Nominating Committee of the Company.
Mr. Lee qualified as an accountant in 1980 and has experience in accounting and tax. He worked at Malayan Banking Berhad from 1983 until his retirement in 2008. His experience with Malayan Banking includes internal audit, information technology, branch supervisory, retail banking, products development and market research, treasury and computerisation. He was Head of Finance in Malayan Banking from 1997 until his retirement in 2008.
Besides KOSSAN, Mr. Lee is an independent non-executive director of HSBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad and HSBC Amanah Berhad, both public companies. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Kossan, a public company limited by guarantee. Mr. Lee also chair the Audit Committee of HSBC Bank and the Risk Committee of HSBC Amanah. Mr. Lee is also a member of the Nomination Committee of HSBC Bank and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committee of HSBC Amanah.
Mr. Lee does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Kossan or has any business arrangements involving Kossan.
Mr. Lee has not been convicted of any offences within the past 5 years.