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YBHG. DATUK (DR) SOW CHIN CHUAN

YBHG. DATUK (DR) SOW CHIN CHUAN

Executive Chairman and Managing Director

YBHG. DATUK (DR) SOW CHIN CHUAN, a Malaysian aged 50, is the Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director of DPS Resources Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2004. YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow completed his Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology (FIT) College, Kuala Lumpur in 1980, and obtained a Master of Business Administration from United States of America in 1999. He was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Business Emphasis Entrepreneurship by the same university in 2002. YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow started his career working for a reputable tiling company as a site supervisor for eight (8) months.

YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow subsequently set up Teck Chuan Tiling & Construction Enterprise in 1982. The company was later converted to a private limited company by the name of Maxcon Sdn Bhd in 1985. Over the next decade until 1994, the company was aggressively involved in tendering for government and private construction projects, tiling construction and interior renovations.

Some of the major projects completed include construction of the Melaka state mosque Masjid Al-Azim, low cost houses for Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Melaka and housing scheme in Taman Bukit Rambai, and restoration of Stadthuys Melaka building.

In addition to construction, YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan also became involved in the wood based industry in the early 1980s when he set up Shing Huat Sawmill Sdn Bhd (now known as DPS Realty Sdn Bhd) in 1984. The company was involved in timber trading, sawmilling and supplying roof trusses to construction companies throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

Subsequently, in 1992 and 1995, he expanded his business in the wood based industry when he bought over DPS Industries Sdn Bhd and Shantawood Manufacturing Sdn Bhd respectively. A "hands-on" person, YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow's insights, stewardship and perseverance have been instrumental to the steady growth and expansion of DPS Group. He has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the wood-based industry.

On 19 May 2007, he acquired the major share of Len Cheong Holding Berhad, a Company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia on 20 June 1997 and was appointed to be the Non Independent Non Executive Director.

YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan is also actively involved in social, cultural and charitable activities as follows:

* Majlis Datuk-Datuk Negeri Melaka - Vice President
* Majlis Jaksa Pendamai Negeri Melaka - Committee Member
* Melaka Saw Clan Association - Chairman
* Melaka Volleyball Association - President
* SRJK (C) Lih Jen - Chairman of LPS
* Sekolah Menengah Katholik Melaka - Director of LPS
* Lions Club of Melaka - Advisor
* Young Entrepreneur's Association of Malaysia - Hon. Advisor

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company; save he is the spouse of the Executive Director / major shareholder,Datin Chu Kim Guek and the father of the Executive Director, Eric Sow Yong Shing and Emily Sow Mei Chet. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
YBHG. DATIN CHU KIM GUEK

YBHG. DATIN CHU KIM GUEK

Executive Director

YBHG. DATIN CHU KIM GUEK, a Malaysian aged 52, is an Executive Director of DPS. She was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2004. YBhg. Datin Chu has been involved in the wood-based industry since 1984 when she assisted her spouse, YBhg. Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan in the daily operations of Shing Huat Sawmill Sdn Bhd (now known as DPS Realty Sdn Bhd). She also became involved in running the daily operations of Shantawood Manufacturing Sdn Bhd and DPS Industries Sdn Bhd, and is currently the Head of Operation and Administration Departments.

She was also appointed to be the Non Independent Non Executive Director of Len Cheong Holding Berhad, a Company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia on 19 May 2007.

She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company; save she is the spouse of the Executive Chairman and Managing Director / major shareholder, Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan and the mother of the Executive Director, Eric Sow Yong Shing and Emily Sow Mei Chet. She has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
FONG HUI FONG

FONG HUI FONG

Executive Director

FONG HUI FONG, a Malaysian aged 43, is the Executive Director of DPS Resources Bhd appointed on 1 June 2004. She is responsible for implementation of marketing and promotional strategies. She obtained her private secretary certificate (PSC) from Goon Institue, Kuala Lumpur in 1987. She has more than 20 years of working experience in administration, and has worked in various industries including rubber glove machine manufacturing, tendering of government projects, newspaper publication "Malaysia Post" and trading. She joined Shantawood in 1996 and has represented DPS Group in various local and international furniture exhibitions, including those held in the Middle East (Dubai, Jeddah, Istanbul), India (Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi), China (Guangzhou, Shanghai), United States of America (High Point, New York, Tupelo, Las Vegas), United Kingdom (Birmingham, London, Manchester), Europe (Copenhagen, Helsinki, Valencia, Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Moscow, Poznan), Africa (Johannesburg, Cairo, Dar es Salaam) and Asia-Pacific (Sydney, Melbourne, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta).

She was also appointed to be the Managing Director of Len Cheong Holding Berhad, a Company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia on 19 May 2007.

She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. She has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
ERIC SOW YONG SHING

ERIC SOW YONG SHING

Executive Director

ERIC SOW YONG SHING, a Malaysian aged 29, joined Shantawood Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (a wholly-owned subsidiary of DPS Resources Berhad) as an assistant supervisor after completing his studies in 1998. He was subsequently promoted to the post of Production Director in 2009. Mr. Eric Sow was initially appointed to the Board as Alternate Director to Datin Chu Kim Guek (Executive Director) on 4 July 2006. However, on 10 October 2008, he was appointed as Non-Independent Executive Director.

He was also appointed to be the Non Independent Non Executive Director of Len Cheong Holding Berhad, a Company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia on 18 March 2008.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company; save he is a son to the Executive Chairman and Managing Director / major shareholder, Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan and the Executive Director / major shareholder, Datin Chu Kim Guek. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
EMILY SOW MEI CHET

EMILY SOW MEI CHET

Executive Director

EMILY SOW MEI CHET, a Malaysian aged 26, is Executive Director of DPS Resources Berhad effective 03 August 2009. Miss Emily Sow Mei Chet graduated in March 2007 from the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Business. Miss Emily Sow Mei Chet joined Shantawood Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of DPS Resources Berhad) as Marketing Executive in April 2007 and was subsequently promoted to Marketing Director in 2009. She is responsible for developing comprehensive marketing strategies to enhance customer purchasing power and satisfaction, make analytical market researches and organize the targeted direct marketing spots; designing attractive trade show booths and attending trade shows to present the company's products and services; publishing company brochures and organizing e-mail campaigns.

She was also appointed to be the Non Independent Non Executive Director of Len Cheong Holding Berhad, a Company listed on the Second Board of Bursa Malaysia on 03 August 2009.

She does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company; save she is a daughter to the Executive Chairman and Managing Director / major shareholder, Datuk (Dr) Sow Chin Chuan and the Executive Director / major shareholder, Datin Chu Kim Guek. She has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
Y.BHG DATUK HJ JAAFAR BIN HJ. LAJIS

Y.BHG DATUK HJ JAAFAR BIN HJ. LAJIS

Independent Non-Executive Director

Y.BHG DATUK HJ JAAFAR BIN HJ. LAJIS , a Malaysian aged 58 , was appointed to the Board on 18 December 2003 as an Independent Non- Executive Director . In 1980 , Datuk Jaafar graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Economics from National University of Malaysia (UKM). Datuk Jaafar was a senior civil servant for more than 16 years where he was responsible for socio-economic matters for rural residents , and infrastructure in Melaka . He is active in politics and business and currently the Permanent Chairman of UMNO Bahagian Jasin, Melaka.

He is also the Chairman of MUBARAK Melaka Branch and member of Supreme Council MUBARAK Malaysia.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
Y.BHG. DATUK TEE CHENG YORK @ TEE HOW

Y.BHG. DATUK TEE CHENG YORK @ TEE HOW

Independent Non-Executive Director

Y.BHG. DATUK TEE CHENG YORK @ TEE HOW, a Malaysian aged 68, was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of DPS Resources Berhad on 31 March 2009. YBhg. Datuk Tee graduated as a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.), Universiti Malaya (B. Econs. Hons.)1970 and holds the Fellowship of British Institute of Management (F.BIM,London) and completed Chinese Senior Middle III, 1962.

YBhg. Datuk Tee had been elected State Assemblyman and Executive Councilor of the State Government of Melaka. YBhg. Datuk Tee was in charged of portfolio of Trade, Industry and Tourism; from 1978 - 1987. He was also the Chairman of the following housing estates of Taman Air Keroh Heights Sdn. Bhd., Taman Pringgit Jaya Sdn. Bhd., Taman Bunga Raya Sdn. Bhd., Jaya Selat Sdn. Bhd. from 1982 - 1986.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
LEONG POOI WAH

LEONG POOI WAH

Independent Non-Executive Director

LEONG POOI WAH, a Malaysian aged 43, is an Independent Non- Executive Director of DPS Resources Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 1 June 2004. He is also a member of the Audit Committee. He started his career with E A Kench & Co, United Kingdom in 1989 before joining KPMG Peat Marwick, Singapore as a supervisor in 1996. In 1997, he moved to Ernst &Young Malaysia as a manager. In 2001, Mr Leong left Ernst & Young and became an audit partner at Yong & Leonard (formerly known as K.K Yong & Co.) a firm of chartered accountants.

He is a member of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants In England And Wales and a member of the Malaysian Institute Of Accountants. Mr Leong is also currently a director of General Lumber Fabricators and Builders Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
FAZRIN AZWAR BIN DATO' HJ MD NOR

FAZRIN AZWAR BIN DATO' HJ MD NOR

Independent Non-Executive Director

FAZRIN AZWAR BIN DATO' HJ MD NOR, a Malaysian, aged 44, was appointed as an Independent Non- Executive Director of the Company on 1 June 2004. He also serves as a member in the Audit Committee.

He graduated in 1990 from University Malaya with a Bachelor of Law (LLB) Honours. He is an Advocate and Solicitor, being called to the Malaysian BAR in 1991. He is currently the Managing Partner of Messrs. Rashidah Muzafar & Azwar.

In relation to listed companies, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Tong Herr Resources Berhad in 1999, Ire-Tex Corporation Berhad in 2003, Poh Kong Holdings Berhad, DK Leather Corporation Berhad and DPS Resources Berhad in 2004 and Daya Materials Berhad in 2005. In 2006, he was appointed as the Independent Non- Executive Chairman of Mercury Industries Berhad. He was also previously a Director in Tek Seng Holdings Berhad and Englotechs Holding Berhad.

For non-listed companies, he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Times Offset (M) Sdn Bhd and Non-Executive Director of the Kuchinta Group of Companies. He is a Chartered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia and the Malaysian Institute of Directors.

He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company nor has he any family relationship with any other Directors and/or major shareholders of the Company. He has also not been convicted for any offences within the past ten (10) years.