Dato’ Othman Bin Jusoh

Position
Chairman
Independent Non-Executive Director

Age
69

Gender
Male

Nationality
Malaysian

Date of Appointment
1 January 2014

Dato’ Othman Bin Jusoh

(“Dato’ Othman”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Dato’ Othman obtained his Bachelor of Economics (Honours) in Analytical Economics from the University of Malaya in 1972 and Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from University of Oregon, United States of America, in 1981.

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
Upon his graduation, Dato’ Othman was with the Malaysian Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) holding various senior positions until his retirement in June 2004.

He has also served as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Kuwaiti Investment Co. Sdn Bhd from 1995 to 1998 and acted as an Executive Director of Asian Development Bank from August 2000 to July 2013. He joined the National Higher Education Fund as its Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2006 and was the Chairman of TH Technologies Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Lembaga Tabung Haji, since 2005 and retired in June 2011. Dato’ Othman was also the Non-Executive Director of Asia Media Growth Berhad from 2009 until 2011.

Dato’ Othman also served as a member of the Group Audit Committee of RHB Bank Berhad from 2004 and the director of several companies within the RHB Banking Group until his retirement in 2016.


Mr Cheong Chia Chou

Position
Non-Independent Executive Director
Group Managing Director
Group Chief Executive Officer

Age
42

Gender
Male

Nationality
Singaporean

Date of Appointment
14 April 2016

Cheong Chia Chou

(“Mr. Cheong”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Mr. Cheong graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with Honours and has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from National University of Singapore (“NUS”).

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
As the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of PUC Berhad (formerly known as PUC Founder (MSC) Berhad) (“PUC”) Group, Mr. Cheong oversees the operations and overall business direction of PUC across its core business areas and subsidiaries. With his strong technological expertise and business leadership, Mr. Cheong envisions raising PUC’s profile as the leading digital technology services company in Malaysia.

An entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Cheong started his first venture with GeoFoto Pte Ltd in 1999 as Co-Founder and Chief Architect where he developed system architecture and marketed imaging technology in collaboration with his alma mater, NUS. As an extension of his line of work, he subsequently designed a state-of-the-art online photo printing system which was sold to Fujifilm in 2001.

His passion in the industry led him to be the Founder and Director of Pictureworks Pte Ltd, whereby his strategic direction propelled the company to become a leader in digital imaging in the region. Pictureworks’ achievements include launching the world’s first photo printing kiosk for smart phones. It now has operations in more than seven countries, serving 100 million customers annually.

Prior to this, he was with [email protected] Pte Ltd (which was acquired by Wirecard), the first company to provide a two-way authentication for online transaction using mobile voice calls. As the Business Solutions Director, he led a team in the planning and development of large scale payment systems and innovative payment products including mobile applications to meet the growing demands of Malaysia’s online e-payments ecosystem.

Mr. Cheong is the brother to the late Mr. Cheong Chia Chieh @ Chang Chia Chieh who passed away on 27 February 2016.

Mr. Cheong is a Director of RedHot Media International Limited (“RHIL”), RHM Ltd and Resource Holding Management Limited (“RHML”) since 1 April 2016. He holds a direct shareholding interest of 10,918,479 ordinary shares in RHML.


Mr Nathaniel Grant David Sherick

Position
Independent Non-Executive Director

Age
74

Gender
Male

Nationality
British

Date of Appointment
12 June 2014

Nathaniel Grant David Sherick

(“Mr. Sherick”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
Mr. Sherick has vast experience in both external and internal audit and corporate risk management. He worked in public accounting firms in various positions, including positions of Senior Manager and Partner from 1961 to 1982.

Mr. Sherick served as the Director Group Fraud Control & Revenue Assurance in Cable & Wireless Plc (“C&W”). He served as worldwide Regional Chief of Internal Audit and Security Asia Pacific in C&W and Chief of Group Internal Audit & Security in Hong Kong Telecommunications Ltd from 1981 to 1999. He has extensive experience in general audit and specialised in the audit of computerised systems and more particularly in recent years has further specialised in Telecoms Fraud and Revenue Assurance. He served as Director of Risk Management and Legal Services in Thus Group Plc from 2001 to 2008.

He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors where he was the North Pacific Regional Director for four (4) years. He also served on the Advanced Technology Committee and the International Relations Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He was founder and Chairman of the Forum for International Irregular Network Access.

Mr. Sherick held several posts at various academic institutions in United Kingdom and Hong Kong. In the field of law enforcement, he progressed through the ranks to become a Senior Superintendent in the Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force. He was also an examiner for various professional bodies for auditing and investigation papers. Mr. Sherick has also published various articles and books on Revenue Assurance and Fraud for the telecommunications industry.

Mr. Sherick is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the Hong Kong Chapter of American Society for Industrial Security. He was also a fellow of the Hong Kong Society of Accountants and resigned in 1999.

Mr. Sherick is a director of RHIL and an Independent Non-Executive Director of RHML. He holds a direct shareholding interest of 30,018 ordinary shares in RHML.


Mr Liew Peng Chuen @ Liew Ah Choy

Position
Independent Non-Executive Director

Age
69

Gender
Male

Nationality
Malaysian

Date of Appointment
1 January 2014

Liew Peng Chuen @ Liew Ah Choy

(“Mr. Liew”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Mr. Liew obtained his law degree in 1987 and his Malaysian Certificate in Legal Practice in 1988. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1989.

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
Mr. Liew was a founding director of RH Media Group Sdn Bhd (“RMGMY”) and its subsidiaries.

Mr. Liew has more than thirty (30) years of experience in the Malaysian media industry. He began his media career in the New Straits Times in 1969 and joined The Star in 1977, where he became Group Chief Editor in 1983. He left The Star in 1986 to pursue his law studies in London. He obtained his Malaysian Certificate in Legal Practice in 1988 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1989.

After his call to the Bar, he rejoined The Star as Editorial Consultant in 1989. He left in 1992 to join the Westmont Group, where he was appointed as an Executive Director of Westmont Land (Asia) Berhad. In 1995, he returned to the publishing industry by joining Nanyang Press Holdings Bhd (“NPHB”).

The following year, he joined the Sin Chew Media Group, where he became Group Chief Executive Officer. In 2001, he was appointed as Group Managing Director of NPHB until he retired in 2006. He has been in legal practice as a partner in Messrs CH Yeoh & Yiew since 2007.

Mr. Liew is a director of RHIL, RHM Ltd, and an Independent Non-Executive Director of RHML. He currently holds a direct shareholding interest of 30,018 ordinary shares in RHML. He is also a director of the Group’s subsidiaries including Wealth Pursuit Sdn Bhd, RMGMY and Founder Energy Sdn Bhd.


Datuk Oh Chong Peng

Position
Independent Non-Executive Director

Age
73

Gender
Male

Nationality
Malaysian

Date of Appointment
1 October 2017

Datuk Oh Chong Peng

(“Datuk Oh”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Datuk Oh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales. He was a council member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 1981-2002 and served as President from 1994-1996.

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
Datuk Oh is Non-Executive Director of the various Board of public listed companies such as British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad, Malayan Flour Mills Berhad, Dialog Group Berhad, WCE Holdings Berhad and a trustee of UTAR Education Foundation. Datuk Oh was Chairman of the Alliance Financial Group until his retirement from the Board on 26 September 2017. He was a partner of Coopers & Lybrand Malaysia and government-appointed member of the Labuan Financial Services Authority and Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad) as well as the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board.


Ms Raja Zafura

Position
Independent Non-Executive Director

Age
54

Gender
Female

Nationality
Malaysian

Date of Appointment
1 March 2018

Raja Zafura Binti Raja Zain

(“Raja Zafura”)

QUALIFICATIONS
Raja Zafura obtained her Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK from the Central London College.

WORKING EXPERIENCE AND OCCUPATION
Raja Zafura is a key member of the Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre's senior leadership team. She is a strategic marketing professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in sustainable business and programme management.

Prior to Iclif, Raja Zafura worked with Khazanah's Themed Attraction Resorts and Hotels as Senior Vice President for Marketing, Sales and Communications. She played an instrumental role in the launch of KidZania, as well as contributing to the strategic planning of other theme park projects namely, Puteri Harbour Theme Park (Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town) and Legoland Malaysia Resort.

Previously, she served as the Head of Customer Experience of Malayan Banking Berhad's Consumer Banking division. Raja Zafura's scope of work included overseeing the brand marketing, advertising, and promotions of not just the consumer banking but also corporate banking, the Islamic banking division. She was also involved in the Maybank2u user experience initiatives as well as the overall look and feel of the branches throughout the nation. Raja Zafura started her career as an advertising executive of the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia, then onto Bates Malaysia, from, an international advertising agency where she eventually managed key accounts such as Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad (now known as British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad), HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and Petronas Dagangan Berhad. Raja Zafura was also involved in corporate affairs scope of work covering the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers.