Datuk Edward Lee Ming Foo, JP
Datuk Edward Lee Ming Foo, JP, male, a Malaysian, aged 66, is the managing director of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad. He was first appointed to the Board on 1 November 2000 as a non-independent non-executive director, became an executive director on 25 March 2002 and assumed the current position since 31 March 2005.
In addition, Datuk Edward Lee is the managing director of both Gek Poh (Holdings) Sdn Bhd (Gek Poh) and Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad. Gek Poh is the holding company of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad. Datuk Edward Lee is also a non-independent non-executive director of Hafary Holdings Limited, a company incorporated in Singapore and listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
Datuk Edward Lee graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts from the McMaster University in Canada in 1977. He joined the Malaysian Mosaics Sdn Bhd (formerly Malaysian Mosaics Berhad) group of companies in 1980, became the group chief operating officer in 1995 and was the managing director from 31 March 2005 to 31 January 2007.
Datuk Edward Lee does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder nor does he have any conflict of interests with the Company save for the related party transactions disclosed in Note 43 to the Financial Statements. He has not been convicted of any offence in the past 5 years and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.
He attended all the 6 board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2020.