Dato' Abu Talib bin Mohamed
Aged 64, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Dato' Abu Talib bin Mohamed was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on 4 September 2012 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Dato' Abu Talib is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom and also member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has extensive knowledge of the steel industry as a Director of Perwaja Steel Sdn Bhd and he is presently the Executive Chairman of PFC Engineering Sdn Bhd.

Dato' Abu Talib is the Deputy Chairman of Ipmuda Berhad and sits on the Board of Ipmuda Berhad, Perwaja Holdings Berhad, Kinsteel Berhad and APP Industries Berhad.

Dato' Abu Talib has no family ties with any of the directors and/ or major shareholders of the Company nor any shareholding in the Company.

Dato' Abu Talib does not have any personal interest in any business arrangements involving the Company.

Dato' Abu Talib does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has had no conviction for any offences within the past ten (10) years.