Board of Directors

The Group is headed by an effective board which assume responsibility for its leadership and control and is collectively responsible for promoting its success by directing and supervising its affairs. The Directors take decisions objectively in the best interests of the Group through good Corporate Governance practices.

The management and operations of OFIH Group as a whole are under the leadership of Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan, the Group Managing Director, who is also the Founder of the Group. Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan is assisted by Datuk Son Tong Leong who is the Group Chief Executive Officer.
Tan Sri Dato’ Azizan Bin Husain
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Azizan bin Husain (“Tan Sri Azizan”) was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman on 8 June 2000. He is also a member of the Risk Management and Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Tan Sri Azizan is currently the Chairman of other private companies.

Tan Sri Azizan holds a B. A. Honours Degree and Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Malaya and a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics and Master in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado, Boulder, United States of America.

Tan Sri Azizan started his career with the Ministry of Agriculture in 1967 and retired in 1999 as the Secretary-General in the Ministry of Defence, Malaysia. Prior to his retirement, he had progressed on and gained vast experience from various departments in the civil service. During his years with the Government Service, he has served as Assistant Secretary with the Centre for Development Studies and Economic Planning Unit in Prime Minister’s Department, Director of Economic Planning Unit, Sabah, Sabah State Director of Development, Deputy Secretary-General with Ministry of Land and Regional Development, Deputy Director-General (Sectoral) Economic Planning Unit with Prime Minister’s Department, Director of Public Sector Companies Monitoring Division in the Ministry of Finance and Deputy Secretary-General (Operation) with the Ministry of Finance.

Tan Sri Azizan has attended all four (4) Board meetings held in the financial year. Tan Sri Azizan does not hold shares in the Company and is not related to any Director and/or major shareholders of the Company. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years.
Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan
Group Managing Director

Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan (“Datuk Seri Son”) is currently the Group Managing Director.

Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan is the founder of the Company and its subsidiaries (“the Group”). He is the driving force of the Group. With his decade of long experience in the industry and extensive knowledge gained throughout the years, he formulates and implements the Group’s corporate strategy. He develops new products for both the local and overseas market by ensuring that the Company produces high-quality products and packaging. Datuk Seri Son had throughout the years foster close relationships with customers, suppliers and other business associates.

Datuk Seri Son is related to Datuk Son Tong Leong (son) and Datuk Son Tong Eng (son). He is a substantial shareholder in the Company by virtue of his direct and indirect interests in the shareholdings held by himself and his children and via his shareholding in Apendo Capital Sdn. Bhd. and Summer Legend Sdn. Bhd. Other than the recurrent related party transactions, he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years.
Datuk Son Tong Leong
Group Chief Executive Officer

Datuk Son Tong Leong was appointed to the Board on 8 June 2000. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the Edith Cowan University, Australia. He began his career in 1994 as the Factory Manager of OFI and was promoted to General Manager of the Company in 1998. In 2018, he was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer. He assists the Group Managing Director in the overall administration and operations of the Company.

He has maintained excellent relationship with staffs of all levels, customers, suppliers and the Company’s business partners. He also oversees the running of the factory machineries and ensures that production works are carried out smoothly in compliance with the ISO and HACCP standards. He has attended all four (4) Board meetings held in the financial year.

He is a shareholder of the Company and is related to Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan (father) and Datuk Son Tong Eng (brother), all of whom are Directors of the Company. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years.
Datuk Son Tong Eng
Executive Director

Datuk Son Tong Eng was appointed to the Board on 8 June 2000. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology, Kuala Lumpur. He has more than ten (10) years of experience in the food industry and is currently the Factory Manager of OFI. He oversees the running of the factory machineries and ensures that production works are carried out smoothly in compliance with the MS ISO 9001:2008 and HACCP standards. He has attended all four (4) Board meetings held in the financial year.

He is a shareholder of the Company and is related to Datuk Seri Son Chen Chuan (father) and Datuk Son Tong Leong (brother), all of whom are the Directors of the Company. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years.
Mr. Lim Keat Sear
Non Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lim Keat Sear was appointed to the Board on 8 June 2000. He also serves as a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He has been in the snack and confectionery business for more than twenty (20) years. He joined Syarikat Perniagaan Chong Mah Sdn. Bhd., a distributor of snack food and confectionery in 1973 and became a director of the Company in 1978. He has attended all four (4) Board meetings held in the financial year.

He is a substantial shareholder of the Company by virtue of his direct and indirect interest via Syarikat Perniagaan Chong Mah Sdn. Bhd., Thung Shung (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Summer Legend Sdn. Bhd and is not related to any of the Directors of the Company. Other than the recurrent related party transactions, he does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years.
Mr. Chong Peng Khang
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Chong Peng Khang was appointed to the Board of OFIH on 22 September 2020. He was appointed as the Chairman of both the Risk Management and Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee on 22 September 2020. He is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

Mr Chong graduated from Multimedia University, Malaysia with a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) Degree. He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

After approximately 8 years of audit and advisory experience in international and local accounting firms, Mr Chong left to join the commercial sector holding several key senior finance roles in Malaysian conglomerate and public listed companies. Mr Chong is also a Director in three other Malaysian public listed companies.