BCorp and BToto Announce Conference Room Changes
PETALING JAYA: Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) has appointed five new independent non-executive directors to the board as part of the group’s ongoing strategic efforts to bring in a diverse range of experiences to support its transformation into an institutionalized, professionally managed company.
The new directors are Datin Seri Sunita Mei-Lin Rajakumar, Datuk Leong Kwei Chun (Datuk Anne Eu), Datuk Hisham Othman, Norlela Baharudin and Tan Peng Lam.
The group said executive vice president Datuk Seri Robin Tan Yeong Ching has stepped down from his leadership role and moved to a non-independent non-executive vice president role, in line with the group’s transformation process and planning for succession.
Derek Chin Chee Seng has resigned as executive director due to the realignment of the board composition and the change in portfolio.
BCorp said the new composition and changes in the group’s board are reflected in its 14-member board, with eight directors representing 57% female representation, far exceeding the 30% recommended by the Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance, and eight independent directors representing 57% of total directors.
“The newly appointed independent directors will complement the skills and experience of the existing board and provide valuable insights as the group continues to execute its strategies to become a high performing organization,” BCorp said in a statement today. hui.
At the same time, Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) saw changes in its boardroom, including three new appointments and one resignation.
BToto said Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping has stepped down as chairman, while Robin is appointed chairman, Chin as executive director and Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai as independent non-executive director.