Datuk Ooi Teik Huat, was appointed to the Board as an independent director on 22 May 2008. He is also a member of the Audit, Nomination & Remuneration and Finance, Investment & Risk Committees.
Datuk Ooi is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and CPA Australia, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Monash University, Australia.
Datuk Ooi began his career with Messrs Hew & Co. (now known as Messrs Mazars), Chartered Accountants, before joining Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad). He subsequently joined Pengkalen Securities Sdn. Bhd. (now known as PM Securities Sdn. Bhd.) as Head of Corporate Finance, before leaving to set up Meridian Solutions Sdn. Bhd. where he is presently a director.
Datuk Ooi sits on the Boards of Tradewinds (M) Berhad, Tradewinds Plantation Berhad, DRB-Hicom Berhad, Zelan Berhad, Johor Port Berhad and Malakoff Corporation Berhad and Gas Malaysia Berhad.
Datuk Ooi does not hold any interests in the securities of the Company or its subsidiaries nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.