Shah Alam Jan 10: Top Glove Corporation Bhd has announced two new appointments.
They are Lester Garson Huang and Anthony Lo as the Group’s new Independent Non Executive Directors, or INEDs.
Lester Garson Huang, a practising solicitor and notary, is currently the managing partner and co-chairman of P.C. Woo & Co, a legal firm in Hong Kong.
He is currently serving as INED on the Boards of Hong Kong public listed companies Guoco Group Limited, Lam Soon Hong Kong Limited and Kidsland International Holdings Limited.
Until last Nov 14, Huang was a non executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission, or SFC, where he also chaired the Investor and Financial Education Council, a subsidiary of the SFC.
His public roles also include serving as Council Chairman of City University of Hong Kong and Chairman of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee of the Labour and Welfare Bureau.
Anthony Lo on the other hand is a chartered accountant registered with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Certified Accountants, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants will serves as an INED on the Boards of Hong Kong public listed companies Lam Soon Hong Kong Limited, Playmates Holdings Limited, Tristate Holdings Limited and Convenience Retail Asia Limited.
“Top Glove welcomes the addition of Lester Garson Huang and Anthony Lo, who bring with them vast experience as INEDs on companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which has high standards of corporate governance.
“Given their backgrounds, the Company believes they will bring unique perspectives and valuable expertise to the Board, further strengthening the Group’s corporate governance.
The Company looks forward to their positive contributions as it works towards its goal of becoming a Forbes and Fortune Global 500 Company by the year 2030, ” the company said in a statement.
To foster objective and independent deliberation, review and decision making of the Board, the company has limited the tenure of INEDs to nine years without further extension, in line with the Malaysian Corporate Governance Code.
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