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1.DATO' ABDULLAH BIN MOHD YUSOF 

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MR. JUN SUZUKI
 Chairman and Independent Non - Executive Director
 
  Non - Independent Non - Executive Director
    
2.MR. YASUHIRO KASAI 

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MR. KENJI FUJITA
 Managing Director
 
  Executive Director
   
3.MR. MASANORI KOSAKA 

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MR. KRISHNAPPAN A/L S.P.S. SINGARAM
 Non - Independent Non - Executive Director
  
  Executive Director
4.DATUK RAMLI BIN IBRAHIM 

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MS. LEE TYAN JEN
 Independent Non - Executive Director
 
  

Executive Director

5.DATO' MD KAMAL BIN ISMAUN  
 Independent Non - Executive Director
 
 
  
6. MR. NG ENG KIAT   
  Independent Non -  Executive Director
   


 
PROFILE OF DIRECTORS

 













 
  DATO' ABDULLAH BIN MOHD YUSOF
(74, MALAYSIAN)
Chairman and Independent Non - Executive Director 


 



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Dato’ Abdullah bin Mohd. Yusof was appointed the Chairman of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 23 July 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from University of Singapore, which he obtained in 1968. He has more than forty (40) years of experience as an Advocate & Solicitor. He started his career with Skrine & Co, as a Legal Assistant in 1968 before starting his own partnership under the name of Tunku Zuhri Manan & Abdullah, Advocates & Solicitors in 1969 and subsequently renamed the law firm to Abdullah & Zainudin, Advocates and Solicitors in 1989. He presently remains a partner in Abdullah & Zainudin, Advocates and Solicitors. He sits on the Board of Directors of AEON CO. (M) BHD., MMC Corporation Berhad, Zelan Berhad and Tradewinds Corporation Berhad, all of which are companies listed on Bursa Securities. He sits on the Board of Directors of THR Hotel (Selangor) Bhd. and several private limited companies. He is currently the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and also serves as a member of the Remuneration Committee.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended all five (5) Board meetings held in the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 271,080 ordinary shares directly in the Company and 102,000 ordinary shares indirectly in the Company. Mr.


   

 













  MR. YASUHIRO KASAI
(42, JAPANESE)
Managing Director 
  



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Mr. Yasuhiro Kasai was appointed as an Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 7 June 2005. On 20 April 2010, he was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment as the Managing Director of the Company, he was the Head of Operation Management Division. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Doshisha University of Japan in 1996. He began his career with AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd., Japan (AFSJ) (formerly known as AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd.) in 1996. He was seconded as Head of Electronic Data Processing in 1997. He has held various responsibilities in our Company, i.e Head of Management Information Systems Department in March 2000 as well as the Credit Assessment Department in March 2001, Senior Manager of Management Information Systems Department, Credit Assessment Department and Electronic Data Operations Department, General Manager/Head of Customer Relations Management Group as well as call centre and risk management sections and Senior General Manager of Customer Relations Management Group.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public or public listed company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended all five (5) Board meetings held during the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 108,000 ordinary shares directly in the Company.

   

 







 

  MR. MASANORI KOSAKA
(56, JAPANESE) 
Non - Independent Non - Executive Director
  



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Mr. Masanori Kosaka was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 19 June 2013. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan in 1979. He began his career in AEON Co., Ltd., Japan in 1979 and was subsequently transferred to AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd., Japan (AFSJ) (formerly known as AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd.) in 1981. In 1996, he was appointed as a Director of AFSJ, where he served in various capacities over the years, namely Head of Customer Service Division, Head of Human Resource and Administration Division, Head of Business Planning Division and Head of Internal Audit Division. Subsequently, he was appointed as Managing Director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd. in 2002. In 2011 he was transferred back to AFSJ as a Director before his appointment as President of AEON Insurance Service Co., Ltd., Japan in 2012. He is currently serving as Managing Director of AEON Credit Holdings (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. since April 2013. He also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

He does not hold any directorships in any other public or public listed company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company nor does he have any convictions for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He does not hold any shares in the Company.

   

 



 










  DATUK RAMLI BIN IBRAHIM
(70, MALAYSIAN)
Independent Non - Executive Director
  



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Datuk Ramli bin Ibrahim was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 23 July 1997. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia in 1965. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has approximately 30 years of experience in the field of audit and accountancy with KPMG in Australia, United Kingdom and Malaysia. He was appointed to the position of Partner of KPMG Malaysia in 1971 and promoted to Senior Partner of KPMG Malaysia in 1989. He also served on the Board of Directors of KPMG International and KPMG Asia Pacific from 1990 to 1995. He retired from KPMG Malaysia in 1995. He further served as the Executive Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange Berhad from December 1995 to December 2000. Currently, he sits on the Board of AEON CO. (M) BHD., BCT Technology Berhad and several other unlisted public and private limited companies including Measat Global Berhad and HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad. He also serves as a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public or public listed company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended all five (5) Board meetings held in the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 162,000 ordinary shares directly in the Company.

   

 










  DATO' MD KAMAL BIN ISMAUN
(63, MALAYSIAN)
Independent Non - Executive Director
  



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Dato’ Md. Kamal bin Ismaun was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 7 August 2007. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Universiti Malaya in 1975. He had served 32 years in the Foreign Service in various capacities both abroad and in Wisma Putra (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) which included stints as Counsellor at the Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo, Japan (1986- 1990), Charge d’Affaires in Zagreb, Croatia in Bosnia Herzegovina (1994-1996), Ambassador to Cambodia (1996-1999), Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Southeast Asia and Pacific, 1999-2001), Director-General of ASEAN in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001-2003) and Ambassador to Germany (2003 – July 2007). He also serves as a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

He does not hold any directorships in any other public or public listed company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended all five (5) Board meetings held in the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 6,000 ordinary shares directly in the Company.

   

 











  MR. NG ENG KIAT
(57, MALAYSIAN)
Independent Non -  Executive Director 
  



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Mr. Ng. Eng Kiat was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 7 August 2007. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and CPA Australia. He has more than thirty (30) years of experience in the field of audit, accountancy and taxation. He had previously served as a member on a number of working groups of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board, a co-opted member on a number of committees of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an examiner for the final professional examination of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Presently, he is the Managing Partner of the merged firm of Azman, Wong, Salleh & Co. and Folks DFK & Co. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several private limited companies.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public or public listed company. He is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended four (4) Board meetings held in the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 12,000 ordinary shares directly in the Company.

   

 










  MR. JUN SUZUKI
(44, JAPANESE)
Non - Independent Non - Executive Director
 
  



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Mr. Jun Suzuki was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Bhd on 20 June 2012. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in E-Commerce from Sapporo Gakuin University, Japan in 1991. He began his career at OMC Card, Inc. in April 1991 before joining AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd., Japan (AFSJ) (formerly known as AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd.) in 1998. He was subsequently promoted as Manager of Accounting Division, General Manager of Accounting Division and General Manager of Accounting and Finance Division of AFSJ. In 2012, he was transferred to AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) PLC where he was appointed as Executive Director in June 2012. He does not hold any directorship in any other public company except AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) PLC.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company, nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any. He has attended one (1) Board meeting held during the financial year ended 20 February 2013.

He does not hold any directorship in any other public or public listed company. He does not hold any shares in the Company.

 

 

   

 













  MR. KENJI FUJITA
(43, JAPANESE)
Executive Director 
  



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Mr. Kenji Fujita was appointed as an Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 19 June 2013. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts & Humanity from Yamaguchi University, Japan in 1992 and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from International University of Japan in 2009. He began his career in AEON Co., Ltd., Japan in 1992 and was subsequently transferred to AEON Co. (M) Bhd in 1997. He served in the Business Development function, MD Office and Shopping Centre (SC) Development functions over the years before he was appointed as the General Manager of SC Development in 2005. From 2007 until early 2012, he was managing the Human Resource, Administration, Finance and Executive Office functions in AEON CO., Ltd., Japan and AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., Hong Kong. In March 2012, he was transferred to AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd., Japan (AFSJ) (formerly known as AEON Credit Service Co., Ltd.) where he served as General Manager, Asian Business Division until his appointment as Executive Director of the Company in June 2013.

He does not hold any directorships in any other public or public listed company. He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company nor does he have any convictions for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He does not hold any shares in the Company.


   

 


 

 

 







 

  MR. KRISHNAPPAN A/L S.P.S. SINGARAM
(46, MALAYSIAN)
Executive Director
  



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Mr. Krishnappan a/l S.P.S. Singaram was appointed as an Executive Director for AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 7 June 2005. He obtained the Certified Public Accountant qualification from the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”) in 1994 and is currently a member of both MICPA and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”). He began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in 1987. He left to join Sime Darby Berhad as Finance Manager in 1993 before joining Tanjung Serbaneka Holding Sdn. Bhd. as their Group Finance Manager in 1996. Thereafter, he left Tanjung Serbaneka Holding Sdn Bhd to join our Company in 2000 as Manager of Finance Department. In 2003, he was promoted to the position of Assistant General Manager of both Human Resource and Finance Departments. He was made the Head of Finance Group in 2006. On 21 February 2008, he was made Head of Finance and Human Resource Division. He was redesignated as the Head of Finance, Legal and Administration Division on 1 April 2010. On 9 March 2011, he has been nominated as AEON Credit’s representative to represent and act for and on behalf of the Company on the Board of AEON Credit Service India Pte. Ltd. In June 2012, he was made the Head of Corporate Service Division overseeing the Quality Information Management Department, Customer Service Improvement Department, Investor Relations and Legal and Compliance Department. He does not hold any directorship in any other public or public listed company.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company nor does he have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

He has attended all five (5) Board meetings held during the financial year ended 20 February 2013. He holds 108,000 ordinary shares directly in the Company.


   

 









 

 

  MS. LEE TYAN JEN
(38, MALAYSIAN)
Executive Director 
  


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Ms. Lee Tyan Jen was appointed as an Executive Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad on 1 July 2013. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from University of South Alabama, USA in 1996. She joined the Company in 1998 as an Officer in the Credit Assessment Department. Subsequently, she was promoted to various positions in the Credit Assessment function and was appointed as Assistant General Manager of the Company in 2006, heading the Credit Assessment Department. In 2008, she was promoted as General Manager and served as Head of the Credit Operations Division and Head of Credit Card Division before assuming her current position as Head of Organisational Development and Regional Support Department in May 2013.

She does not hold any directorships in any other public or public listed company. She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company nor does she have any conviction for offences within the past 10 years, except for traffic offences, if any.

She holds 23,774 ordinary shares directly in the Company.