Corporate Information
   
 
   
board of directors  
   
Yap Hoong Chai Yap Hoong Chai, is the Executive Chairman and a founder member of the Lay Hong Berhad Group. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Lay Hong Berhad on 27th September 1983 and he was also a member of the Remuneration Committee. Under his stewardship for the past 33 years, the Group has grown from a small family concern into one of Malaysia’s largest and most successful integrated poultry farming and food processing Group. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies. He had served as a Past President of the Selangor Livestock Association, Egg Division and also the Past Chairman - Layer unit of Federation of Livestock Farmers' Associations of Malaysia ("FLFAM"). He is the brother of Mr Yeap Weng Hong and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company.
Executive Chairman
   
Yeap Weng Hong Yeap Weng Hong, is an Executive Director of Lay Hong Berhad. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Lay Hong Berhad on 18th April 1986. He has more than 26 years experience in poultry farming and currently in-charge of the Group’s farm activities and new projects in West Malaysia. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies. He is the brother of Mr Yap Hoong Chai and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company. He hold 407,200 shares of RM1/-each fully-paid in Lay Hong Berhad. He is a director and shareholder of Mackan Holdings Sdn Bhd which is a major shareholder of certain sybsidiary companies of the Group. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.
Non-Independent Executive Director
   
Yap Chor How Yap Chor How, graduated from University of Melbourne majoring in B.Com (Honours). He joined Lay Hong Berhad in 2002 as a production executive. In 2005 he is designated to Marketing Director in charge of Nutriplus Egg Division in branding and marketing activities. Nutriplus egg under his supervision flourished to become the leading brand in the market. He has created a strong sales team for the company and currently expanding his role to create channels for our products. On 3 October 2013, he was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company. He started the operation of G-Mart Borneo Retail in 2009 and further expanded the number of stores from initial nine (9) to the present sixteen (16) all over Sabah. With his knowledge in manufacturing, marketing and retailing, he is seconded to be the Chief Executive Officer of this retail business.
Non-Independent Executive Director
   
Ng Kim Tian Ng Kim Tian, a certified public accountant by training joined Lay Hong Bhd (LHB) on 1st September, 2000 as General Manager. He was re-designated as Finance Director in year 2002 and is currently responsible for the group's corporate services function inter-alia, treasury, accounting, human resources, and information technology. He was appointed as an Executive Director on 3 October 2013. Prior to joining Lay Hong Berhad, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a diversified public listed group that has three listed companies in their stable namely Olympia Industries Bhd, Duta Land Berhad (previously known as Mycom Berhad) and Ayer Itam Tin Berhad. From 1986 to 1994, he served as a Group Financial Controller in Lion Land Berhad. From 1976 to 1994, he has served in various capacities in the field of auditing and finance. He started his initial career as an Audit Trainee with an accouting practice.
Non-Independent Executive Director
   
Yeap Fock Hoong Yeap Fock Hoong, is a Non-Executive Director of Lay Hong Berhad and was appointed to the Board of Directors of Lay Hong Berhad on 18th January 1994. He has been a commercial pilot since 1973 and currently holds the position of a management pilot for a major airline. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies. He is the brother of Mr Yap Hoong Chai and Mr Yeap Weng Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company. He hold 12,000 shates of RM1/- each fully-paid in Lay Hong Berhad. He is also a director and shareholder of Mackan Holdings Sdn Bhd which is major shareholder of certain subsidiary company of the Group. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Cheng Chin Hong Cheng Chin Hong was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Lay Hong Bhd on 23rd February, 2011. He was also appointed a member of the Audit Committee on 23 February, 2011 and a member of Nominating Committee on 28 May, 2012 and redesignated as Chairman of the Nominating Committee on 8 September 2015. He graduated with a Diploma in Applied Chemistry from Victoria Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He joined Monsanto Chemical in Australia as a Chemist in the Quality Control Lab and later moved to Rothmans (Malaysia) Berhad as a Quality Officer, rising through the ranks to the position of Factory Manager. He has also worked in Federal Cables, Wires & Metal Manufacturing Berhad and the Sampoena Group. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer in Tai Chong Tobacco Sdn Bhd.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Gan Lian Peng Gan Lian Peng was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Lay Hong Berhad on 3rd October, 2013. He was appointed Chairman of Audit Committee on 25th November 2013 and Chairman of Remuneration Committee on 26th May 2014 and also a member of the Nominating Committee appointed on 8 September 2015. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He served in various capacities in the auditing, hire purchase and leasing industries. He was Accounts and Administration Manager of a subsidiary of Inchcape Group and Accountant/Credit Control Manager of Tractors Malaysia Berhad. From 1998 to 2001, he was Branch Manager of Asia Commercial Finance Berhad and subsequently as Branch Manager of Affin Bank.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Tan Ooi Jin Tan Ooi Jin was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Lay Hong Bhd on 27th January 2015. He was appointed a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is a lawyer by qualification and holds a Second Class Honours LLB Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK and during his years of practice, he was focused on the areas of Corporate & Securities and ICT. A former ASEAN scholar, he started hid legal career in a medium-sized firm with an international affiliation focusing on Corporate & Securities and ICT. He also advised the Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia and its members including its council members on legal issues and strategy. He was also part of the team which incorporated the National Incubators Network Association ("NINA"). He currently sits on the Board of Trustees of the Sterling Progress Berhad (formerly knows as 1Utopia Berhad)
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Hideki Fujii Hideki Fujii graduated from University of Kitazato, Japan with a Masters of Veterinary Science. He joined Lay Hong Berhad as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 7 March 2016. Mr Fujii's expertise are product development and planning functions and also cross-border Mergers and Acquisition transactions in NH Foods Ltd. Currently, he is serving as the Executive Officer and General Manager of Overseas Business Strategy Department, Corporate Management Division in NH Foods Ltd. He has no family relationship with any director and /or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares, direct or indirect in Lay Hong Berhad or its subsidiaries.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Ryuichi Nitta Ryuichi Nitta graduated from Meiji University School of Agriculture with Bachelor og Agriculture. He joined Lay Hong Berhad as Alternate Director to Mr Hideki Fujii (Non-Independent Non-Executive Director) on 7 March 2016. Mr Nitta has been consistently engaged in product development at key development functions in Product Development Department and Deli Processed Food Division in NH Foods Ltd, Tokyo and Osaka. Currently he is the Managing Director of Thai Nippon Foods Co. Ltd, Thailand, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NH Foods Ltd. He has no family relationship with any director and /or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares, direct or indirect in Lay Hong Berhad or its subsidiaries.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (Alternate Director to Hideki Fujii)
   
 
Audit Committee  
   
Gan Lian Peng
Chairman
Tan Ooi Jin
Cheng Chin Hong
 
 
Nomination Committee  
   
Chen Chin Hong
Chairman
Gan Lian Peng
 
 
Remuneration Committee  
   
Gan Lian Peng
Chairman
Yap Hoong Chai
Tan Ooi Jin
 
 
Share Registrar  
   

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Company Secretaries  
   
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Registered Office  
   

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Sri Hartamas
50480 Kuala Lumpur
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corporate Office  
   
No.2, Level 10-12, Wisma Lay Hong,
Jalan Empayar Off Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim / KU1,
41150 Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel  : 03-3343 4888
Fax : 03-3343 8839
 
 
auditors  
   

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B-10-1 Megan Avenue 1
189 Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur

 
 
principal bankers  
   
Bangkok Bank Berhad
Bank of China (Malaysia) Berhad
CIMB Bank Bhd
Hong Leong Bank Berhad
Malayan Banking Bhd
United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd
 
 
Stock Exchange Listing  
   
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
Main Market
Stock Code : Lay Hong
Stock No. : 9385

 

 

   
 
 
   
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