(Malaysian, aged 54, Male)
- Chairman of Nomination Committee
- Member of Audit Committee
- Member of Remuneration Committee
Gordon Yong Lin Fooi was appointed to the Board on 16 August 2021.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Arkansas, United States of America in 1988. He also graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 1992 with a Bachelor of Laws and subsequently obtained a Diploma in Islamic Law (Islamic Banking) from International Islamic University, Malaysia in 2009. He is a member of Malaysian Bar Council since 1993 and qualified as Certified Mediator with Panel of Mediators of the Malaysian Mediation Centre in 2007. Besides that, he is a Registered Trade Mark Agent with Malaysia Intellectual Property Organisation since 2009.
He started his career with Messrs Zailan & Co. Advocates & Solicitors and was appointed as Managing Partner of the Kuala Lumpur and Nilai branches since 2000. He has wide exposure to bank documentation, conveyancing, corporate mergers & acquisitions, litigation and various commercial contracts. He also acted as legal advisor for many banks, corporations, SMEs and individuals throughout his legal career.
Beside his role as a Managing Partner in Messrs Zailan & Co., Kuala Lumpur and Nilai, he served on the Bar Council’s Practice Management Support Committee in the past. He also served as President and General Committee of the Royal Sungei Ujong Club, Seremban for 8 years. The duties encompassed liaison with the Royal Patron DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Besar Tuanku Muhriz and the Royal Family of Negeri Sembilan and also the Negeri Sembilan State Government on numerous occasions and the overall management of the esteemed Royal Club.
He does not have any other family relationships with any director and/ or major shareholder of the Company, or any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He attended the two (2) Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 December 2021 since the date of his appointment. He has had no convictions (other than traffic offence, if any) within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.