Tan Sri Mah King Thian
Tan Sri Mah King Thian is a Malaysian resident aged 52
years old. He has almost 27 years of experience in oil palm
cultivation, milling and construction.
Tan Sri Mah King Thian is a director of each of Mistral,
Cash Nexus Sdn Bhd (“Cash Nexus”), Cepatwawasan
Group Berhad (“CGB”) and MHC Plantations Bhd
(“MHC”). He has a relevant interest in the Shares
of Timah issued to Cash Nexus.
He graduated from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor
of Economics Degree, majoring in Accounting in 1986 and
also a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1987. He was subsequently
admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the
High Court of Malaya in 1988. He is also a Fellow Member
of Certified Practising Accountant Australia (FCPA). He
is the Managing Director of MHC and the Executive Chairman
of CGB, both public companies, and also a Director of Behrang
2020 Sdn Bhd and several other private limited companies.
Dato’ Seri Mah King
Dato’ Seri Mah King Seng is a Malaysian resident
and is aged 58 years old. He has more than 37 years of experience
in oil palm cultivation, milling and construction.
Dato’ Seri Mah King Seng is a director of each of
Mistral, Cash Nexus, CGB and MHC. He has a relevant interest
in the Shares of Timah issued to Cash Nexus.
He graduated from University of Minnesota, United States
of America with a degree in Agricultural Science in 1978.
In 1980, he attended the Palm Oil Mill Engineer/Executive
Training course on palm oil mill operations organised by
the Malaysian Oil Palm Growers Council. He subsequently
obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1985 from the University
of Buckingham, United Kingdom and was admitted and enrolled
as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
in 1990. He is the Executive Chairman of MHC and the Managing
Director of CGB, both public companies, and also a Director
of Behrang 2020 Sdn Bhd and several other private limited
Soong Swee Koon
Executive Director & Chief Operating
Soong Swee Koon is a Malaysian resident and is 61 years
He is a qualified engineer and holds qualification in Steam
Engineers Certificate of Competency (First Grade).
Soong Swee Koon started his career in power generation with
Perak Hydro Electric Power Company (a UK firm) in 1974.
In the following years, he trained and specialised in Power
Generation, Hydro and Steam Thermal Power Plants, and in
the field maintenance and workshop overhaul of Cummins Diesel
Engines and Generators. From 1980 to1996, he worked as an
engineer in United Plantations Bhd. The palm oil mill under
Mr Soong’s management was the winner of the Anugerah
Award for Best Palm Oil Mill in Malaysia (2nd Place from
From 1996 to 2010, Mr Soong has served as senior engineer,
technical advisor, project manager, regional consultant
to a number of energy companies. Mr Soong joined his current
company, MHC, in 2010 and is currently the Chief Operating
Officer of MHC.
Lee Chong Hoe
Lee Chong Hoe (Billy Lee) is a Malaysian resident and is
51 years old.
Billy Lee graduated from Monash University, Australia with
a double degree in Economics (majoring in Accounting) and
Law in 1988. After completing his legal practical training
course in Leo Cussen Institute of Melbourne, he was admitted
to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1989. He worked in Price
Waterhouse Tax Services in Melbourne whereby he carried
out research on the merger of family investment trusts and
presented a paper on the Australian Budget 1989. Billy Lee
then joined Peat Marwick Tax Services for a year in 1990
and then decided to chamber in Messrs Albar Zulkifly &
Yap. Upon admission to the Malaysian Bar, Billy Lee commenced
practice in Messrs Oon Kong & Lee in August 1991 and
later continued in Messrs Lee Choon Wan & Co in June
1992. He was involved in the listing of a few public listed
companies and privatisation projects. In March 1997, he
joined Messrs Lee, Perrara & Tan. He is currently a
partner at Teh & Lee, Advocates and
Michelle Siew Yee Lee
Michelle Siew Yee Lee is an Australian resident and is
37 years old.
She graduated from Monash University, Australia with a Bachelor
of Business (Accounting) in 2003 and enrolled in the Chartered
Accountant program, after which she worked as an accountant
with several years of multi-industry experience.
Michelle’s first employment was with a legal firm
in Brisbane called MF Lyons and Associates, where she worked
from 2004 to 2005. She then worked as a Project Accountant
in Brisbane with Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd from 2005 to
2007. Her last employment was with Centro Properties Group
in Melbourne as a Property Accountant from 2007 to 2009.
Currently, she is actively involved in community work while
serving her family.
Mr Jack Tan, an Australian citizen based in Sydney, graduated
with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University
of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute
of Australasia and Member of the Australian Institute of
Company Directors. Jack Tan is an investment banker with
30 years’ experience in the finance industry. Jack
has been instrumental in project acquisitions, evaluations
and valuations and capital raisings including several public
offerings and ASX listings.
Jack served as Chairman of Timah from 16 February 2007 until
16 September 2015.