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Mr. Young Lee Chern

( Chief Executive Officer )

Mr. Young Lee Chern, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2021. He joined United Malacca Berhad as Chief Financial Officer on 13 February 2019. Subsequently, he was promoted Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer on 1 October 2019.

Mr. Young is a Fellow member 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 working 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.

Mr. Young currently is a Council member of the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) and the Malaysian Estate Owner’s Association (MEOA). He is also a Director on the Board of subsidiaries of United Malacca Berhad, namely, Leong Hin San Sdn. Bhd., Meridian Plantations Sdn. Bhd., Syarikat Penanaman Bukit Senorang Sdn. Bhd., South-East Pahang Oil Palm Berhad, Masjid Tanah Properties Sdn. Bhd., Melaka Pindah Properties Sdn. Bhd and Vintage Plantations Sdn. Bhd. as well as the President Director of PT Lifere Agro Kapuas, Director of PT Bintang Gemilang Permai, PT Wana Rindang Lestari and PT Usaha Mulia Bahagia, the Group’s subsidiaries 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 within the past 5 years and has not imposed with any public sanction or penalty by regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr. Er Hock Swee

( Chief Financial Officer )

Date Appointed as Key Senior Management:

1 July 2021


  • 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 )

Date Appointed as Key Senior Management:

1 July 2019


  • 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 )

Date Appointed as Key Senior Management:

1 July 2019


  • 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)


( Acting Head of Engineering / Mill Controller )

Date Appointed as Key Senior Management:

1 January 2022


  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical-Pure) by University Technology of Malaysia.
  • Diploma in Palm Oil Milling and Technology, by Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB).
  • 1st Grade of Steam Engineer Competency, (137/2009) By DOSH.

Working Experience:

  • Cadet Engineer in Socfin Plantation Berhad (1998)
  • Mill Engineer in Berjaya Plantation Mill Engineer (1998-2004)
  • Resident Engineer (Palm Oil Mill Manager) in United Plantations Berhad (2004-2016)
  • Mill Manager in Sinarmas, Riau Sumatra, Indonesia (2016-2017)
  • Senior Mill Manager in Good Hope Holding Asia (2017-2019)
  • United Malacca Berhad (since 2019)