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Board of Directors
The Dijaya Group’s Board of Directors possesses a rich and diverse range of experiences in both public and private sectors. The unifying factor in these experiences is the quality that each individual contributes to the Group’s strategic and future accomplishments.
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Datuk Rohana Binti Tan Sri Mahmood

Datuk Rohana Binti Tan Sri Mahmood, a Malaysian aged 59, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Dijaya Corporation Berhad (“Dijaya”) on 10 November 2004 and was later appointed as the Chairman of Dijaya on 22 January 2010.

Datuk Rohana holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Politics from the University of Essex, United Kingdom and Masters in International Relations from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

Datuk Rohana’s working experience encompasses both the private and government sectors and has extensive political and business network in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region. She is the Chairman and co-founder of Ethos Capital, a Malaysian private equity fund that invests in Asian companies since 2007. She is the Chairman of RM Capital Partners Sdn Bhd and OMNI Petromaritime Sdn Bhd, and a Board member of various private and listed companies including AMMB Holdings Berhad, Paramount Corporation Berhad, AmWater Investments Management Pte Ltd, KDU University College Sdn Bhd and YIM Technology Resources Sdn Bhd. She is the President and founding member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club, a Distinguished Fellow and Board member of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia. Prior to ISIS, Datuk Rohana was attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia. She is a Member of Board of Trustees of the Asia Society, New York and a Board Member of Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC). She is also a Trustee of Dijaya Tropicana Foundation, Member Founder and Member of Board of Trustees of Yayasan Inovasi Malaysia, Member of the Malaysian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific and Member of the National Information Technology Council and also a Member of Trustees of Malaysian Youth Orchestra Foundation.

Group Executive Vice Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Danny Tan Chee Sing

Tan Sri Dato' Danny Tan Chee Sing, a Malaysian aged 58, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 5 July 1995. He is currently the Group Executive Vice Chairman of Dijaya. He is a businessman and entrepreneur having a wide spectrum of businesses with extensive experience in property development, resort management, restaurants, leisure and entertainment operations through his investments in public and private limited corporations.

Tan Sri Dato' Danny Tan is also the Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana Golf & Country Resort Berhad and the Executive Vice-Chairman of TT Resources Bhd. He is a Director of Berjaya Capital Berhad, Bukit Kiara Resort Berhad, KDE Recreation Berhad, Tioman Island Resort Berhad and Berjaya Golf Resort Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd and a Director of U Mobile Sdn Bhd, a 3G mobile service provider. In addition, he is a trustee of Dijaya Tropicana Foundation.

His son, Mr Dickson Tan Yong Loong and his daughter, Ms Diana Tan Sheik Ni are also members of the Board.

Group Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Yau Kok Seng

Dato’ Yau Kok Seng, a Malaysian aged 53, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 7 January 2013 and also the Chief Executive Officer of Dijaya Group.
 
He is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in auditing, corporate finance and general management.  Dato’ Yau started his career with Ernst & Young from 1980 to 1992 before joining the Sunway Group as Head of Corporate Finance in 1992.  He was promoted as Group Finance Director in 1995 and subsequently as the Managing Director of Sunway Holdings Berhad in 2001.
 
Dato’ Yau Kok Seng was the Group Managing Director of Hong Leong Industries Berhad from September 2011 to December 2012.  He joined Dijaya as Group Chief Executive Officer on 7 January 2013.
 
He is also a Director and an Executive Committee member of Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad.

Group Managing Director

Dato' Dickson Tan Yong Loong

Dato' Dickson Tan Yong Loong, a Malaysian aged 32, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 20 May 2009 and was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director of Dijaya on 1 April 2010. He was designated as Deputy Managing Director of Dijaya on 8 October 2010. He was then promoted to Group Managing Director of Dijaya on 3 January 2013. He is also a member of the Option Committee and Investment Committee.

Dato' Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Management from King’s College, University of London, United Kingdom in 2002. He obtained a Master of Science in Internal Auditing and Management from Cass Business School, City University, United Kingdom in 2003.

He started his career with CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd as an Equities Analyst in 2004 and joined Dijaya as Business Development Manager in 2005. He is presently overseeing group corporate strategy, planning and risk management of Dijaya Group. He currently serves on the board of Tropicana Golf & Country Resort Berhad, TT Resources Berhad, Berjaya Corporation Berhad, Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad, Berjaya Land Berhad, Berjaya Assets Berhad, Tropicana Indah Sdn Bhd, Tropicana City Sdn Bhd, Tenaga Kimia Sdn Bhd and several other local and international private limited companies involving manufacturing, services, media, leisure, retail, property development and property investment.

Dato' Tan is affiliated with certain non-profit organisations, including as a trustee of Dijaya Tropicana Foundation, a member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management. His father, Tan Sri Dato’ Tan Chee Sing ("TSDTCS"), is the Group Chief Executive Officer and a major shareholder of Dijaya. His sister, Ms Diana Tan Sheik Ni is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Dijaya.

Executive Directors

Mr Kong Woon Jun

Mr Kong Woon Jun, a Malaysian aged 50, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya as Executive Director on 1 March 2011. He is also a member of the Option Committee.

Mr Kong graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) from University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology(UWIST), Wales, United Kingdom in 1989. He is a Member of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) in United Kingdom and a corporate member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM).

Mr Kong has more than 20 years of experience in property development and construction industry. He started his career as a Senior Architect in BEP Arkitek Sdn Bhd in-charge of high end property developments in year 1994. He served as the Director of Project and Product Planning of Perdana Parkcity Sdn Bhd from year 2003 to 2008, where he played a major role in the planning and designing of the township called Desa ParkCity, Kuala Lumpur. Prior to joining Dijaya, he joined TA Global Berhad in April 2008 as the Director of Planning & Design and was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer in August 2008. With his experience in township master plan, he was actively involved in concept planning and product design for the projects under his supervision.

Dato’ Khoo Poh Chye

Dato’ Khoo Poh Chye, a Malaysian aged 46, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 15 July 2011. He obtained the certification of Masters in Business Administration (Marketing) from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1993 and his Diploma in Accounting & Finance, Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) in 1992.

He has over 20 years of experience in the property industry including a 7 years stint with Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (Danaharta), Malaysia’s National Asset Management Agency as the Deputy General Manager of its Property Division.

He had held several key management positions among others, as the Managing Director of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guocoland Malaysia Berhad), the Manager for Tower Real Estate Investment Trust, a real estate investment trust listed on Bursa Malaysia; Executive Director of Guocoland Malaysia Berhad, Hong Leong Malaysia’s property development company listed in Bursa Malaysia and the Executive Director of SunwayMas Sdn Bhd, the property division of Sunway Holdings Berhad.

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Dato’ Ng Tian Sang @ Ng Kek Chuan

Dato’ Ng Tian Sang @ Ng Kek Chuan, a Malaysian aged 66, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 29 March 2011. He was appointed as member of the Audit Committee on 1 July 2011. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Dato’ Ng graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia in 1971. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Australian Association of Certified Practising Accountants. He is a member of the Australilan Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Dato’ Ng was attached with IBM World Trade Corporation from 1973 to 1979 as a Business Controller. From 1980 to 1992, he ventured as an entrepreneur involved in real estate development and other businesses.

Dato’ Ng was the Executive Deputy Chairman of PanGlobal Bhd and the Chairman of PanGlobal Insurance Bhd from 1995 to 1999. From 1996 to 1999, he was the Executive Chairman of Econstate Bhd and the Deputy President of REHDA from 1997 to 1999. He was accorded the International Honorary President of the Western Australia Chinese Chamber of Commerce in 1997. He was appointed as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Datong Bhd and was also a Director of TT Resources Bhd from July 2001 to November 2008. He was the Executive Director of Midwest Corporation Ltd (Midwest) from 2006 to 2009. Midwest is involved in iron ore mining in west Australia.

Mr Tang Vee Mun

Mr Tang Vee Mun, a Malaysian aged 40, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 13 November 2009. He was appointed a member of the Audit Committee on 24 November 2011 and also a member of the Investment Committee.

Mr Tang graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London and was admitted as a Barrister- at-Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London.

He is the principal of Mettiz Capital Limited, an investment firm with particular focus on private equity and alternative investments.

Mr Tang has significant experience in corporate, commercial, financial and operational matters spanning across various business sectors including manufacturing, engineering, real property development and investment, power generation, insurance broking, wholesaling and retailing. He commenced his career as a legal practitioner and was previously a partner of one of the oldest and largest law firms in Malaysia.

He sits on the boards of several companies where he contributes time to their businesses with the objective of achieving strategic and corporate improvements. Beyond the business sphere, he is a trustee of 1Malaysia Community Alliance Foundation, a charitable foundation dedicated to crisis relief and community services, an investment committee member of Koperasi Jayadiri Berhad, an education loans and micro credit provider to the underprivileged, a committee member of the Gold Coast Dharma Realm Incorporated, and a disciplinary committee member of the Royal Selangor Golf Club.

Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Annuar Bin Zaini

Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Annuar Bin Zaini, a Malaysian aged 62, was appointed to the Board of Dijaya on 27 January 2010. He is a member of several committees of Dijaya such as Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Investment Committee.

Datuk Seri Panglima holds a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Laws & Diplomacy, Tufts University, United States of America and a Bachelor of Arts with honours in Economics from University Kebangsaan Malaysia.

He began his career in the government service as an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer in 1977. He served at various ministries and departments in the Malaysian Government and also the Perak State Government until he chose to take an optional retirement from the government service in 1999.

He was the Advisor and Chief Executive of Northern Corridor Implementation Authority from 2007 to 2009 and the Chairman of the Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA) from February 2004 to January 2010. In February 2004, His Royal Highness The Sultan of Perak consented his appointment as Member of the Council of Elders to His Royal Highness Sultan of Perak. He is a Member of the Perak Council of Islamic Religion and Malay Customs and the Perak State Islamic Economic Development Corporation. He is also a Distinguished Fellow to Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia and Adjunct Professor of Northern Corridor Economic Region Research Centre, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He sits on the board of Manulife Holdings Berhad and several private limited companies.

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Diana Tan Sheik Ni

Ms Diana Tan Sheik Ni, a Malaysian aged 27, was appointed to the Board on 28 February 2012.

Ms Diana Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from King's College, University of London, United Kingdom in 2007.

She is an Executive Director of TT Resources Bhd where she oversees the strategic planning and management of the group’s business operations.

She is a Director of Tropicana Golf & Country Resort Bhd and also holds directorships in other private limited companies. She also sits on the Board of Trustees of Dijaya Tropicana Foundation, a non-profit organisation.

Her father, Tan Sri Dato' Tan Chee Sing ("TSDTCS"), is the Group Chief Executive Officer and a major shareholder of Dijaya. Her brother, Mr Dickson Tan Yong Loong, is the Deputy Managing Director of Dijaya.

 
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