Datuk Low Kim Hock (Male), a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of DFCITY Group as Executive Chairman and Managing Director on 28 November 2008 and subsequently re-designate as Managing Director on 1 March 2013. In 1988, Datuk Low founded Hock Heng Granite Sdn. Bhd. (“HHG”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, which paved way for his involvement in the manufacturing of dimension stones and related products. His extensive experience in the dimension stones industry is as a result of over 38 years of hands-on working experience in the industry. Datuk Low has been instrumental to the success, growth and development of the Group. His involvement in the industry started when he began working in his small family-owned business at the age of 18, which specialised in the manufacturing, polishing and engraving of dimension stones.
Through his years of exposure in the dimension stones industry and his extensive travels to foreign countries in search of dimension stones which he believes will have good market potential, he has gained vast experience, knowledge and skills in the selection of quality marble and granite blocks and the efficient processing of dimension stones which are considered crucial for the success of the Group. His responsibilities include developing the overall business strategies and direction, managing the day-to-day operations and business development of the Group.
Datuk Low is a shareholder of the Company and he is the father of Low Yong Seng.
He sits on the Board of several private limited companies.
Mr. Low Yong Seng (Male), a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of DFCITY Group as an Executive Director on 12 April 2010. He holds Bachelor of Accounting degree from University of Herfordshine, United Kingdom in 2002. He begins his career with the Group after graduate as an Account Executive in HHG. He has been promoted to Accounts and Finance Manager in 2005. He is responsible for the accounts, finance and investor relationships of the Group.
Mr. Low is a shareholder of the Company and he is the son of Low Kim Hock.
Mr. Chong Peng Khang (Male), a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of DFCITY Group as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 October 2009. He holds Bachelor of Accounting degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 2002. He began his career as an auditor with Deloittee KassimChan in 2002 and subsequently joined Ernst & Young in 2003. He has been involved in auditing and business advisory services to companies from various industries. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom (“ACCA”) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”). He is currently a Financial Controller in a public listed company in Malaysia.
He is also a Director of Fibon Berhad, TPC Plus Berhad and Oriental Food Industries Holdings Berhad.
He does not have any shares in the Company and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and members of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah Al-Haj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-Haj Independent Non-Executive Director
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah Al-Haj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-Haj (Male), a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of DFCITY Group as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 4 April 2019. Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah holds Doctor of Humanities (D.Hum) from California Public University. Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah started his career with a world known advertising company called Ogilvy & Mather. Throughout his stint from 1971 to 1975, Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah gained wide knowledge in the advertising and branding industry. Subsequently, Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah venture into construction sector and with his other partners formed Syarikat Pembinaan Setia Sdn. Bhd. which now known as SP Setia Berhad, a public listed company listed in the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In 1997, he relinquished his position in SP Setia Berhad.
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah was also appointed as the Chief of Ceremony for the State of Selangor by his late father H.R.H, The Sultan of Selangor in 1978 which carries the title “Y.A.M. Tengku Panglima Diraja Selangor”. Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah is also a member of The Council of the Royal Court of Selangor (Dewan DiRaja). In 2016, Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah was appointed as the Tengku Laksamana of Selangor by his brother H.R.H., The Sultan of Selangor.
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah is also a Director of Goodway Integrated Industries Berhad, WTK Holdings Berhad and LLC Berhad. Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah is the Chairman of Malaysia – UAE Business Council appointed by Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Malaysia) (MITI).
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah was formerly a Director of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Samanda Holding Berhad, MCB Holdings Berhad, SIME UEP, Bina Goodyear Berhad, Baneng Holdings Berhad, KFC Holdings (Malaysia) Berhad and QSR Brands Bhd.
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah does not have any shares in the Company and does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or major shareholder of the Company.
Y.A.M. Tengku Sulaiman Shah is the members of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Dato’ Dr. Li Wei (Male), a citizen of China, was appointed to the Board of DFCITY Group as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 April 2019. He holds Bachelor of Business Management from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, Master of Business Administration from University of Tongji, Shanghai, China and Doctor of Management from Irish University, England.
Dato’ Dr. Li Wei is the president of DongFangCity Holding Group Bhd; President of Malaysia Shandong Community and President of Malaysia Chinese Commerce International Association. He has led large international conglomerates and made outstanding contributions to the Malaysian business circles. He has been actively expanding in the overseas markets for more than 10 years. Friendly communication and efforts were made with Chinese enterprises on the plan of bilateral cooperation to expand the Malaysian market.
Dato’ Dr. Li Wei is a substantial shareholder of the Company by virtue of his indirect interest via his shareholding and directorship in Shi Ji Dong Fang (M) Sdn. Bhd.