Corporate Information
   
 
   
board of directors  
   
Dato' Yap Hoong Chai Dato' Yap Hoong Chai is a founder member of the Lay Hong Berhad Group. He was appointed to the Board of Directors ("Board") of the Company on 27th September 1983. Under his stewardship for the past 36 years, the Group has grown from a small family business into one of Malaysia’s largest and most successful integrated poultry farming and food processing industry. 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 Dato' Yeap Weng Hong and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong, and the father of Dato' Yap Chor How, who are also Directors of the Company. He holds 6,000,000 ordinary shares in the Company. He is a director and shareholder in Innofarm Sdn Bhd which is a substantial shareholder of the Company abd Mackan Holdings Sdn Bhd which is a major shareholder of certain subsidiary companies of the Group. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.
Executive Chairman
   
Dato' Yeap Weng Hong Dato' Yeap Weng Hong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 18th April 1986. He has more than 30 years experience in poultry farming and is 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 Dato' Yap Hoong Chai and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company. He hold 4,072,000 ordinary shares and 20,000 warrants in the Company. He is a director and shareholder in Innofarm Sdn Bhd which is a substantial shareholder of the Company and Mackan Holdings Sdn Bhd which is a major shareholder of certain subsidiary companies of the Group. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.
Executive Director
   
Dato' Yap Chor How Dato' Yap Chor How graduated from University of Melbourne majoring in B.Com (Honours). He joined the Company in 2002 as a production executive. In 2005 he was designated to Marketing Director in charge of Nutriplus Egg Division in branding and marketing activities. On 3rd October 2013, he was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company. He is the eldest son of Dato' Yap Hoong Chai, the major shakeholder and Executive Director and a nephew ro Mr Yeap Fock Hoong and Dato' Yeap Weng Hong who are presently Directors of the Board of the Company. He holds 4,597,000 ordinary shares and 2,298,500 warrants in the Company. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself.
Executive Director
   
Ng Kim Tian Mr Ng Kim Tian is a certified public accountant by training and joined the Company on 1st September 2000 as a 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, finance, human resources, and information technology. He was appointed as an Executive Director on 3rd October 2013. Prior to joining the Company, 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. He is not connected with any of the existing controlling or substantial shareholders or directors of the Company. He has no family relationship with any director and /or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares directly in the Company.
Executive Director
   
Yeap Fock Hoong Mr Yeap Fock Hoong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 18th January 1994. He has been a commercial airline pilot since 1973 and is currently flying on the B747. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies. He is the brother of Dato' Yap Hoong Chai and Dato' Yeap Weng Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company. He holds 120,000 ordinary shares and 60,000 warrants in the Company. He is a director and shareholder in Innofarm Sdn Bhd which is a substantial shareholder of the Company and Mackan Holdings Sdn Bhd which is major shareholder of certain subsidiary 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 Non-Executive Director
   
Gan Lian Peng Mr Gan Lian Peng was appointed to the Board of the Company 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 Chairman of the Nominating Committee appointed on 15th June 2017. 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. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares, direct or indirect in the Company.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Lim Teck Seng Mr Lim Teck Seng was appointed to the Board of the Company on 6th September 2018. He graduated from University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the United States of America with a Dregree in Bachelor of Science of Business Administration (Major in Finance).
He was formerly the Chairman of JF Apex Securities berhad and Group Executive Director of Apex Equity Holdings Berhad before he left the group on 31st March 2018. He was with Apex Group of Companies for 9 years. Before he joined Apex Group, he worked as Manager of Business Development of MIDF Sisma Securities Sdn Bhd in 2000 and promoted as General Manager (Dealing & Business Development) in 2005. He was appointed as the Vice President (Dealing-Equity Market) of MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad in 2007. Presently, he sits on the Board of Asia Poly Holdings Berhad, OCR Group Berhad, D'nonce Technology Bhd, YFG Berhad and European Credit Investment Bank 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.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Hideki Fujii Mr Hideki Fujii graduated from University of Kitazato, Japan with Master of Veterinary Science. He was previously appointed to the Board of the Company in year 2016, and ceased on 1st April 2018. On 1st April 2019, he was appointed again to the Board of the Company. He gained expertise and grew his career at the product development and planning functions cross-border Mergers and Acquisition transactions in NH Foods Ltd. for nearly two decades. Currently he is serving as the Executive Officer and General Manager of Operations Management Division, Overseas Business 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 the Company.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Tan Chee Hau Mr Tan Chee Hau was appointed to the Board of the Company on 15th June 2017. He graduated from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy & Finance) with Distinction in 1991, and he obtained his Chartered Accountant (CA) membership and Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) membership from Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and CPA Australia respectively in 1995. He has more than 25 years of experience in Corporate and Debt Restructuring, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Accounting, and has worked for many companies/firms including as Director & Co-Head of Corporate Finance of an Investment Bank, Head of Corporate Finance in several listed and private companies, Investment Director in a Private Equity company, and Auditor in an International Accounting Firm. He has advised many companies on listings, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt issuance, fund raising, etc. He is presently involved in corporate finance advisory works and held directorships inseveral private companies. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares. direct or indirect in the Company.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Ryuichi Nitta Mr Ryuichi Nitta graduated from Meiji University School of Agriculture with Bachelor og Agriculture. He was appointed as Alternate Director to Mr Hideki Fujii (Non-Independent Non-Executive Director) on 1st April 2019. He was previously an alternate director to Mr Gaku Okada (ceased from Board on 1st April 2019). He 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. And he has been the Managing Director of Thai Nippon Foods Co. Ltd., Thailand, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NH Foods Ltd. for 13 years. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of NHF Manufacturing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. which is the joint venture company between NH Foods Ltd. and the Company. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He does not hold any shares, direct or indirect in the Company.
(Alternate Director to Hideki Fujii)
   
 
Audit Committee  
   
Gan Lian Peng
Chairman
Lim Teck Seng
Tan Chee Hau
 
 
Nomination Committee  
   
Gan Lian Peng
Chairman
Lim Teck Seng
Tan Chee Hau
 
 
Remuneration Committee  
   
Gan Lian Peng
Chairman
Lim Teck Seng
Tan Chee Hau
 
 
Share Registrar  
   

Securities Services (Holdings) Sdn Bhd
Level 7, Menara Milenium Jalan Damanlela Pusat Bandar Damansara
Damansara Heights 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03 2084 9000
Fax : 03 2094 9940

 
 
Company Secretaries  
   
Lee Wee Hee
(MAICSA 0773340)
Wong Yuet Chyn
(MAICSA 7047163)
 
 
Registered Office  
   

No.2-1, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8
Sri Hartamas
50480 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 03-62011120
Fax : 03-62013121

 
 
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  
   

Ong Boon Bah & Co
B-10-1 Megan Avenue 1
189 Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur

 
 
principal bankers  
   
AmBank (M) Berhad
Bank of China (Malaysia) Berhad
Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad
Hong Leong Bank Berhad
Malayan Banking Bhd
 
 
Stock Exchange Listing  
   
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
Main Market
Stock Code : LAYHONG
Stock No. : 9385

 

 

   
 
 
   
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