Board Of Directors

PWIB’s Board of Directors comprises key professionals who lend their expertise and network to grow the Company to its full business potential. Working alongside a competent and experienced pool of staff, they are instrumental in steering PWP towards greater success.

The Board of Directors are: –

DATUK DR. ROSLAN BIN A GHAFFAR
Independent Non-Executive Director
68 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Member of Audit, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committees

Datuk Dr Roslan was appointed to the Board on 28 February 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA and obtained his Ph.D. from University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA. He was attached to University Putra Malaysia as a Lecturer in 1984 and Associate Professor in 1991. In 1992 until 1993, he was with the University of Kentucky, Lexington as Visiting Professor. On various occasions while at the University Putra Malaysia, he had served as consultant to various international and national organisations which included the World Bank, Asian Development Bank,Winrock International and the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department. On 1 August 1994, Datuk Dr. Roslan was appointed as Director, Investment and Economic Research Department, Employees’ Provident Fund (“EPF”). He was promoted to the position of Senior Director in 1996 and was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the EPF from July 2002 until his retirement on 1 September 2007.

Apart from the Company, Datuk Dr. Roslan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of MRCB-Quill Management Sdn Bhd.
He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman for Box-Pak (Malaysia) Berhad and Mieco Chipboard Berhad, both are public listed companies. He is concurrently the Chairman of Straits International Education Group Sdn. Bhd. Furthermore, Datuk Dr. Roslan is also an independent member of the board of Kwasa Land Sdn. Bhd.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any) nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

LIM NYUK FOH
Managing Director
56 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Lim founded the PWI and group of companies (“PWI Group”) and was appointed to the Board of Directors of PWI (“Board”) on 2 November 2001.

He holds a Degree in Finance majoring in Investment from the University of Toledo, United States of America. He ventured into the trading of timber for the domestic and foreign market in 1989. In 1990 he founded Priceworth Industries Sdn. Bhd. to undertake the sawmilling and timber extraction business. He has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the timber industry.

Mr Lim is currently also the Executive Director of Bertam Alliance Berhad. He is a subtantial shareholder of the company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for any offences within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any), nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

KOO JENN MAN
Executive Director
47 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Koo was appointed to the Board on 25 May 2011. He graduated from University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand in 1996 with a Bachelor of Commerce major in Accountancy. He is members of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (United Kingdom) respectively. He started his career as an audit assistant at Pricewaterhouse Cooper (Malaysia), Kota Kinabalu in 1997. He was made a Senior Associate in 2000 and held the position for 3 years. He joined PWI Group as an Accountant in 2003 and subsequently he was promoted as the Group Accountant overseeing the financial management of PWI Group. His other job function also covers the overall management of the operations of the PWI Group.

Currently, Mr Koo is the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Bertam Alliance Berhad. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for any offences within 5 years (other than tracffic offences, if any), nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

OOI JIT HUAT
Independent Non-Executive Director
69 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Chairman of Nomination Committee, Member of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee

Mr Ooi was appointed to the Board on 2 November 2001. He started his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co in London and Kuala
Lumpur from 1980 to 1982. He then founded his own public accounting firm, Russ Ooi & Associates in 1985. He has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry specializing in corporate finance consultancy, auditing and investigations, corporate exercises involving public listed companies. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Taxation.

Mr Ooi is also a the Independent Non-Director of Kwantas Corporation Berhad and Bertam Alliance Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for any offences within 5 years (other than tracffic offences, if any), nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

CHIEW BOON CHIN
Independent Non-Executive Director
53 years of age, Malaysian, Male
Chairman of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee
Member of Nomination Committee,

Mr Chiew was appointed to the Board on 21 February 2019. He holds a Bachelor Degree major in Mathematics from University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Upon gratuation, he started his working career in manufacturing and has more than 12 years of experience in manufacturing of underwear from his stint with various reputable Malaysian underwear brands. He is a member of the management of appareal distribution company and assisted the company in developing fully integrated consignment system.

Mr Chiew is currently the Executive Director of Bertam Alliance Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company, nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for any offences within 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any), nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.