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Management
Team

Mr. Young Lee Chern

( Chief Executive Officer )

Mr. Young Lee Chern, a Malaysian, aged 43, male, joined United Malacca Berhad as Chief Financial Officer on 13 February 2019. Subsequently, he was redesignated Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer on 1 October 2019. On 1 July 2021, Mr. Young appointed the Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Young is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom, and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Mr. Young has more than 19 years of experience in auditing, accounting, and finance in Malaysia and Indonesia. He was Audit Manager of KPMG KL and was subsequently the Branch Manager of KPMG Melaka. Before returning to Malaysia, he was the Senior Financial Controller of a private equity-owned plantation group and Financial Controller of Genting Plantations Berhad in Indonesia.

He is not related to any Director and/or major shareholder of United Malacca Berhad and has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving the company. He has not been convicted of any offence during the past 5 years and was not imposed with any public sanction or penalty by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr. Er Hock Swee

( Chief Financial Officer )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 44 / Male
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 1 July 2021
Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Working Experience:

  • Audit Assistant Manager of SC Lim, Ng & Co. (2001-2006)
  • United Malacca Berhad (since April 2006)

Ms. Yong Yoke Hiong

( Head of Group Administration & Corporate Affairs and Human Resource )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 50 / Female
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 1 July 2019
Qualification:

  • Associate of The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

Working Experience:

  • Gymtech Devt Sdn. Bhd. (1994 – 1995)
  • KCA Corporate Services Sdn. Bhd. (1995 – 1997)
  • United Malacca Berhad (since 1997)

En. Abdul Razak Bin MD Aris

( Head of Group Audit )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 51 / Male
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 1 July 2019
Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.)
  • Chartered Member – The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM)

Working Experience:

  • Golden Hope Plantations Berhad (1993 – 1995)
  • The News Straits Times Press (M) Berhad (1995 – 1997)
  • Nestle Malaysia Berhad (1997 – 2000)
  • Straits Securities Sdn Bhd (2000 – 2002)
  • United Malacca Berhad (since 2002)

Mr. Fabian Fernandez

( Head of Engineering / Mill Controller )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 49 / Male
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 1 May 2016
Qualification:

  • Master of Business Administration (Wales)
  • Marine Engineer
  • 1st Grade Steam Engineer
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • Certified Corporate Coach

Working Experience:

  • Marine Engineer in Merchant Marine Fleet
  • Mill Manager in Boustead Estates, United Plantations Berhad and Cargill
  • Business Unit Head for Maintenance and Reliability in Cargil (2009)
  • Visiting Engineer for Boustead Plantations (2014)
  • United Malacca Berhad as Mill Controller (since May 2016)

En. Muhamad Saipul'Ilah Bin Che Idris

( Plantation Controller )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 57 / Male
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 1 July 2019
Qualification:

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
  • Diploma in Planting Industry and Management

Working Experience:

  • Assistant Manager in UIE–United Plantations (1989–1992)
  • Senior Manager in Kumpulan Guthrie (1993–2007)
  • General Manager in Sime Darby (2007–2016)
  • Freelance Plantation Consultant (2016–2019)

Mr. Winston Chua Eng Meng

( General Manager - PT.Lifere Agro Kapuas )

Nationality / Age / Gender : Malaysian / 48 / Male
Date Appointed as Key Senior Management : 15 March 2016
Qualification:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Working Experience:

  • Manager in IOI Corporation Berhad (12 years in Peninsular and 3 years in Sabah)
    (1994–2009)
  • Senior Manager in Genting Plantation Berhad—Plantation Advisory HO and Mewah Estate,
    Sandakan, Sabah (2009–2011)
  • General Manager Estates of TSH Resources Berhad—overseeing all plantation properties in Indonesia (2011 –2013)
  • General Manager of Julong Group Indonesia—Managing PT Grand Mandiri Utama (GMU) in
    Sintang Kalimantan Barat (2013–2015)