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 since inception, the Group has grown from a small family business into one of Malaysia’s largest and most successful integrated poultry farming and food processing player. He has served as a Past President of the Selangor Livestock Association, Egg Division and a Past Chairman of Layer unit for the Federation of Livestock Farmers’ Associations of Malaysia.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 has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation.He is a director and shareholder in Innofarm Sdn Bhd in 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.He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Executive Chairman
   
Dato' Yeap Weng Hong Dato' Yeap Weng Hong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 18 April 1986. He has more than 30 years of experience in integrated poultry farming and is currently in-charge of the Group’s farm activities and new projects in the Group. He is the brother of Dato’ Yap Hoong Chai and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong, who are also Directors of the Company. He has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. He is a director and shareholder in Innofarm Sdn Bhd in 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. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Executive Director
   
Dato' Yap Chor How Dato' Yap Chor How was appointed to the Board of the Company on 3 October 2013. He initially joined in year 2002 as a Production Executive and in 2005 he was promoted to Marketing Director. He graduated from University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce honour degree. He is the eldest son of Dato’ Yap Hoong Chai, the major shareholder and Executive Director of the Company. He is also a nephew to Dato’ Yeap Weng Hong and Mr Yeap Fock Hoong who are presently Directors of the Board of the Company. He has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. He has abstained from deliberating and voting in respect of transactions between the Group and related parties involving himself. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Executive Director
   
Ng Kim Tian Mr Ng Kim Tian was appointed to the Board of Director on 3 October 2013. He initially joined on 1 September 2000 as General Manager - Finance and in year 2002, promoted to Finance Director. He is responsible for the Group’s corporate services function inter-alia, treasury, accounting, finance, human resources, and information technology. He is a certified public accountant by training. 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 accounting practice. He is not connected with any of the existing controlling or substantial shareholders or directors of the Company. He has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Executive Director
   
Yeap Fock Hoong Mr Yeap Fock Hoong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 18 January 1994. He is the brother of Dato’ Yap Hoong Chai and Dato’ Yeap Weng Hong, who are also Directors of the Company. He has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. 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. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Gan Lian Peng Mr Gan Lian Peng was appointed to the Board of the Company on 3 October 2013. He was appointed the Chairman of Audit Committee on 25 November 2013. Subsequently, he was appointed the Chairman of Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee on 26 May 2014 and 15 June 2017 respectively. 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 Holdings 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 has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Lim Teck Seng Mr Lim Teck Seng was appointed to the Board of the Company on 6 September 2018. He graduated from University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the United States of America with a Degree 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 31 March 2018. He was with Apex Group of Companies for 9 years. Before he joined Apex Group, he worked as the Vice President (Dealing-Equity Market) of MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad in 2007. He was formally a Non-Executive Director of Goodway Integrated Industries Berhad, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of OCR Group Berhad, Executive Director of Pengasus Heights Berhad, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of YFG Berhad and Group Chief Executive Officer of D’nonce Technology Bhd. Presently, he sits on the Board of Asia Poly Holdings Berhad and European Credit Investment Bank Ltd. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Tadaaki Ito Mr Tadaaki Ito was appointed to the Board of the Company on 1 April 2021. He graduated from University of Aoyama Gakuin, Japan with Bachelor Degree of Arts. He gained expertise and grew his career at the meats division in NH Foods Ltd. for nearly three decades. Currently he is serving as the Executive Officer and General Manager of Administrative Division, Overseas Business Division in NH Foods Ltd. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He has no other directorship in any public company and listed corporation. Since he was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 April 2021, he has not attended any Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Tan Chee Hau Mr Tan Chee Hau was appointed to the Board of the Company on 15 June 2017. He graduated from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy and 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 29 years of experience in Corporate and Debt Restructuring, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Accounting, and has worked for many companies/ firms including as Director and 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 also sits on the Board of Perak Corporation Berhad and several private companies. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders. He has attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.
Independent Non-Executive Director
   
Yasuhito Igarashi Mr Yasuhito Igararashi was appointed as an alternate director of Mr. Tadaaki Ito on 1 April 2021, having previously served as an alternate director to Mr. Hideki Fujii from 23 September 2020 to 31 March 2021. He graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology with a Bachelor Degree of Biological Science. He has been responsible in Research and Product Development Department for Ham and Sausage in NH Foods Ltd., Tokyo and Osaka. Formerly he held the position of General Direcor of NH Food Vietnam JSC. He has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholders.
(Alternate Director to Tadaaki Ito)
   
 
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  
   

Tai, Yapp & Co PLT
No. 3-2, Jalan Indrahana 2,
Off Jalan Kuchai Lama,
58200 Kuala Lumpur.
Wilayah Persekutuan (KL)

 
 
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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