Board of Directors

Tan Kim Leong 

Non-Executive Chairman since July 2002 

Mr Tan is concurrently a director of another Malaysian listed company, namely Goldis Berhad. He also holds directorships in Amoy Canning Corporation (Malaya) Berhad, KL Industrial Services Berhad and EPH Holdings Sdn Bhd. Mr Tan is also a governor of Yayasan Bursa Malaysia.  

Mr Tan was the executive chairman of BDO Binder Malaysia and a director of its group of companies. He was also a director of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd, RHB Capital Berhad, RHB Investment Bank Berhad and Wisma MCA Sdn Bhd.  

Mr Tan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). He also holds professional memberships in the Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA).  

Tan Enk Ee 

Vice Chairman and non-Executive Director since January 2006 

Dr Tan was an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company since 2003, from which he stepped down in 2006 and remains a non-Executive Director of the Company. He is currently a director of GITI Tire Corporation (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) and PT. Gajah Tunggal Tbk. (listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange) as well as the president director of PT. Bukit Baiduri Energi and an executive director of GITI Tire (China) Investment Co. Ltd. Dr Tan also holds directorships in the Company’s subsidiaries, United Pacific Bank (California) USA, Conservation International, Giti Tire Company Limited, Fujian GITI Tire Company Ltd and Prime Paper Company Limited.  

Dr Tan was an executive director of Tuan Sing Holdings Limited (listed on the Singapore Exchange) and a director of Grand Hotel Group (previously listed on the Australian Stock Exchange). He practised as a medical doctor in Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong in the fields of anaesthesiology and emergency medicine.  

Dr Tan holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Sydney and is a Sloan Fellow from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he obtained his MBA. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and certified by the New South Wales (Australia) Medical Board and Hong Kong Medical Council. 

William Nursalim alias William Liem  

Non-Executive Director since April 2009

Mr Liem was an Executive Director of the Company from January 2004, from which he stepped down in February 2008 and remained as an alternate director to Dr Tan Enk Ee until his subsequent appointment as non-Executive Director of the Company
 in April 2009. 

Mr Liem is concurrently an executive director and chief executive officer of Tuan Sing Holdings Limited and a non-executive director of SP Corporation Limited (both listed on the Singapore Exchange). He also holds directorships in Nuri Holdings (S) Pte Ltd, GITI Holdings Ltd, GT Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd, Prime Paper Company Limited
Prime Strategic Limited and Grand Hotel Group (previously listed on the Australia Stock Exchange). 

Mr Liem had worked in Lehman Brothers and the GITI Group. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of California at Berkeley and holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Lin Xinyu  
Executive Director since November  2010

Mr Lin joined the Company in November 2004 and has assumed executive position as Finance Controller/Finance Vice President. He is also a director of Aplus Innotech Pte. Ltd. 

Prior to joining the Company, Mr Lin was a technical manager of PT Sentra Sintetikajaya in Indonesia between 1996 and 2002. 

Mr Lin holds a Master Degree in Accounting from Curtin University of Perth, a Master Degree in Applied Science from the University of New South Wales of Sydney and a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from East China University of Chemical Technology of Shanghai. 

Lei Huai Chin  
Alternate Director to Mr William Nursalim alias William Liem since April 2009 

Mr Lei is concurrently the chairman of GITI Tire Corporation (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) and a director of GITI Tire Company Limited and GITI Tire (China) Investment Co., Ltd.  

He was a non-executive director of Singapore listed companies, Tuan Sing Holdings Limited from April 2004 to February 2007; and SP Corporation Limited, between December 2002 and August 2006. He held various positions in the Gajah Tunggal group of companies in Indonesia, namely, financial analyst, general manager, finance director and executive vice president. 

Mr Lei holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from the University of Southern California, USA.