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Peter Yong Kuen Fook Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Peter Yong Kuen Fook, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 October 2009 and subsequently re-designate as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 March 2013. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from City University, England in 1982. He has more than 25 years of experience in project management, having started his career as a project engineer in Pathfinder M&E Sdn. Bhd. in 1983 and thereafter held the position as engineer in various companies mainly in the construction sector.

Mr. Peter Yong does not have any directorship in other public company.

He is a shareholder of Hock Heng and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of Hock Heng.

He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of Hock Heng

Low Kim Hock Managing Director

Mr. Low Kim Hock, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as Executive Chairman and Managing Director on 28 November 2008 and subsequently re-designate as Managing Director on 1 March 2013. In 1988, Mr. Low founded Hock Heng Granite Sdn. Bhd. (“HHG”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hock Heng, which paved way for his involvement in the manufacturing of dimension stones and related products. His extensive experience in the dimension stones industry is as a result of over 35 years of hands-on working experience in the industry. Mr. Low has been instrumental to the success, growth and development of the Group. His involvement in the industry started when he began working in his small family-owned business at the age of 18, which specialised in the manufacturing, polishing and engraving of dimension stones.

Through his years of exposure in the dimension stones industry and his extensive travels to foreign countries in search of dimension stones which he believes will have good market potential, he has gained vast experience, knowledge and skills in the selection of quality marble and granite blocks and the efficient processing of dimension stones which are considered crucial for the success of the Group. His responsibilities include developing the overall business strategies and direction, managing the day-to-day operations and business development of the Group.

Mr. Low is a substantial shareholder of Hock Heng by virtue of his direct interest and indirect interest via his shareholding and directorship in Jasa Maju Jaya Sdn. Bhd., a major shareholder of Hock Heng (“JMJ”).

He is the father of Low Yong Seng and brother of Low Kim Joo, Low Kim Ong and Low Kim Chung. Low Kim Chung is a substantial shareholder of Hock Heng by virtue of his direct interest and indirect interest via his shareholding and directorship in JMJ.

He is a member of the Remuneration Committee of Hock Heng. He also sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

Low Kim Joo Executive Director

Mr. Low Kim Joo, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Executive Director on 28 November 2008. He has more than 27 years of experience in the dimension stones industry when he began his career in HHG in 1988 as an Executive Director and was responsible for the sales and marketing operations of HHG. He was also appointed as the Executive and Marketing Director in both Hock Heng Marketing (Southern Region) Sdn. Bhd. (“HHMSR”) and Hock Heng Stone (East Coast) Sdn. Bhd. (“HHSEC”), the subsidiary companies of Hock Heng, in 2000 and 2005 respectively. He was instrumental in expanding the Group’s non-project based business in the Southern Region and East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. He is in-charge of the management and operations of HHMSR and HHSEC which focus on non-project based clientele.

Mr. Low is a substantial shareholder of Hock Heng by virtue of his direct interest and indirect interest via his shareholding and directorship in JMJ.

He is the uncle of Low Yong Seng and the brother of Low Kim Hock, Low Kim Ong and Low Kim Chung.

He sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

Low Kim Ong Executive Director

Mr. Low Kim Ong, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Executive Director on 11 July 2013. He has more than 24 years of experience in the dimension stones industry, especially in the manufacturing, engraving and sandblasting of monuments. In 1988, he joined as an Executive Director in HHG and was appointed as General Manager in PMK Construction & Design Sdn Bhd (“PMK”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hock Heng after establishment of PMK in 2001, which focuses on Hock Heng Group’s monuments and other dimension stones related product market. In 2004, he was appointed as Director of PMK. He is currently the General Manager of PMK.

Mr. Low is a substantial shareholder of Hock Heng by virtue of his direct interest and indirect interest via his shareholding and directorship in JMJ.

He is the uncle of Low Yong Seng and the brother of Low Kim Hock, Low Kim Joo and Low Kim Chung.

He sits on the Board of several private limited companies.

Low Yong Seng Executive Director

Mr. Low Yong Seng, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Executive Director on 12 April 2010. He holds Bachelor of Accounting degree from University of Herfordshine, United Kingdom in 2002. He begins his career with the Group after graduate as an Account Executive in HHG. He has been promoted to Accounts and Finance Manager in 2005. He is responsible for the accounts, finance and investor relationships of the Group.

Mr. Low is a shareholder of Hock Heng.

He is the son of Low Kim Hock and nephew of Low Kim Joo, Low Kim Ong and Low Kim Chung.

Chong Peng Khang Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chong Peng Khang, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 October 2009. He holds Bachelor of Accounting degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 2002. He began his career as an auditor with Deloittee KassimChan in 2002 and subsequently joined Ernst & Young in 2003. He has been involved in auditing and business advisory services to companies from various industries. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (“ACCA”) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”). He is currently a Financial Controller in a public listed company in Malaysia.

He is also a Director of Fibon Berhad and TPC Plus Berhad.

Mr. Chong does not have any shares in Hock Heng and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of Hock Heng.

He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and members of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of Hock Heng

Yap Koon Roy Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Yap Koon Roy, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of Hock Heng as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 October 2009. He holds Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Malaya in 1986. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in March 1987 and has been in active legal practice since then. He began his practice in Messrs Nordin & Phua, Advocates & Solicitors and subsequently started his own practice, Messrs Yap Koon Roy & Associates in 1997. He has approximately 27 years of experience in the legal services industry and serves as a Committee Member of the Strata Title Board of the Melaka State Government.

Mr. Yap does not have any directorship in other public company.

He is a shareholder of Hock Heng and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of Hock Heng.

He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and members of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee of Hock Heng. He also sits on the Board of a private limited company

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