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Can-One Berhad ("Can-One" or "the Company") is headed by a Board of Directors ("the Board") which leads the Company. The Board has ten (10) members, one (1) Group Managing Director, two (2) Executive Directors and seven (7) Non-Executive Directors, five (5) of whom are Independent. Together, they provide an effective blend of entrepreneurship, business and professional expertise in general management, corporate finance and law which are sufficient for the effective stewardship of the Company. A brief description of the background of each of the Directors are set out below:


Malaysian, Male, Aged 56, Chairman/Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Seri Subahan Bin Kamal was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Can-One Berhad (“Can-One” or “the Company”) on 26 May 2014. He was re-designated to Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Can-One on 29 November 2017.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Finance and Minor in Economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, United States of America (“USA”). He is a member of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.

He started his employment career with Bank Rakyat Corporate Planning Department in 1989 to 1994. He joined the civil service sector in 1994. He served as Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Finance (1994 to 1995), Senior Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister of Finance (1995 to 1998) and Senior Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister of Human Resource (1999). He left the civil sector in 1999 to start his business in construction. He has several businesses involved in constructions, training and education, property development, project management and logistics.

He is the President of the Malaysian Hockey Confederation; a board member of Perbadanan Stadium Malaysia, a statutory body under the Youth & Sports Ministry; a member of Curriculum Advisory Board, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia; and Chairman of Wawasan Qi Group; and Member of Advisory Board, Quest International University Perak. He was the former Deputy President of Football Association of Malaysia, and was also the President of Football Association of Selangor from 2016 to 2018 and the Manager of Malaysian National Football Team from 2009 to 2013.

He is an Executive Director of Gagasan Nadi Cergas Berhad, which is listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”). He is also an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Alcom Group Berhad which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 37, Group Managing Director

Marc Francis Yeoh Min Chang was appointed Chief Operating Officer cum Executive Director of Can-One on 6 July 2012, and assumed the position of Group Managing Director (“MD”) on 1 October 2017.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Magna cum Laude) from Marquette University, USA and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

He is currently responsible for implementation of Can-One group of companies’ (“Can-One Group” or “the Group”) board operational strategies and policies. In addition, he also oversees the day-to-day operations and performance of the Group. His experience covers engineering, business development, management and marketing.

He was General Manager of the Engineering and Business Development units of the Group before his appointment to the Board of Directors of Can-One. Prior to this, he was working for Axiata Group Berhad group of companies serving in various senior positions abroad from 2007 to 2010.

He is a Director of Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Can-One. He acts as an Alternate Director to Yeoh Jin Hoe in Alcom Group Berhad which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities and also in Aluminium Company of Malaysia Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alcom Group Berhad. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Canone Kian Joo.

He is the son of Yeoh Jin Hoe (a Director and major shareholder of the Company) while Yeoh Jin Beng (a Director of the Company) is his uncle.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 61, Executive Director

Chee Khay Leong was appointed Executive Director of Can-One on 1 February 2018.

He is the President cum Chief Executive Officer of Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad (“KJCFB”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Can-One, and Box-Pak (Malaysia) Bhd., a subsidiary of KJCFB. Box-Pak (Malaysia) Bhd is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He has extensive experience in the management of manufacturing plants, marketing and business development. Prior to joining KJCFB, he was the Chief Operating Officer cum Executive Director of Can-One. He was with Can-One Group from 1977 to 2013.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 48, Executive Director

Goh Teck Hong was appointed Executive Director of Can-One on 1 March 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting and Economics from Deakin University, Australia. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”).

He has more than 20 years capital market, Islamic banking and commercial experience, local and regional, in the fields of investment banking, corporate finance, corporate banking and debt market. He previously held various senior positions in RHB Islamic Bank Berhad, Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad and Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad). He also possesses experience in regulatory and compliance fields during his employment with Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) and Malaysian Derivatives Clearing House Berhad.

He is an Executive Director of Alcom Group Berhad which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 75, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Yeoh Jin Hoe was appointed Managing Director (“MD”) of Can-One on 8 April 2005 but relinquished the position on 11 July 2012 when he was appointed Group MD of KJCFB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Can-One. He, however, remained on the Board of Directors of Can-One as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.

He has extensive experience in the manufacturing and trading industries, having been the founder of several companies involved in the manufacturing sector. The Kaiserkorp Sdn. Bhd. group of companies (“Kaiserkorp Group”) which manufacture and distribute “KingKoil” and other branded mattresses as well as other sleep related products in Malaysia were started by him in the 1980s. He also founded Agrow Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. group of companies, which distribute sanitary wares, ironmongery and builders’ hardware. Thereafter, he went on to establish Ibufood Corporation Sdn. Bhd. group of companies (“Ibufood Group”) which manufacture and distribute instant noodles, food seasonings, instant soups and marinades.

Under his leadership and guidance, Can-One Group expanded its core business as a tin can manufacturer to include the manufacture of plastic jerry cans, dairy and non-dairy products. He was instrumental in the acquisition by Can-One Group of its initial 32.9% equity interest in KJCFB.

He is also the Group MD of Box-Pak (Malaysia) Bhd. which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities and a subsidiary company of KJCFB. He is an Executive Director of Alcom Group Berhad (“AGB”) which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities as well as Aluminium Company of Malaysia Berhad, a subsidiary of AGB. He is also a Trustee of Yayasan Canone Kian Joo.

He is a major shareholder of Can-One. He is the father of Marc Francis Yeoh Min Chang (the Group MD of Can-One) and the brother of Yeoh Jin Beng (a Director of Can-One).



Malaysian, Male, Aged 70, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Yeoh Jin Beng was appointed Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Can-One on 8 April 2005.

His expertise is in the manufacture and trading of fast moving consumer goods. He is one of the co-founders of Kaiserkorp Group which manufactures and distributes “KingKoil” and other branded mattresses in Malaysia. Prior to that, he was working for an international pharmaceutical company which deals in pharmaceutical and other specialty medical products.

He is the MD of Ibufood Group which is involved in the manufacture and distribution of instant noodles, food seasonings, instant soups and marinades.

He is the brother of Yeoh Jin Hoe (Director and major shareholder of Can-One) and uncle of Marc Francis Yeoh Min Chang (the Group MD of Can-One).

He has no directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 56, Independent Non-Executive Director

Foo Kee Fatt was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Can-One on 29 December 2017. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

He is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysia Institute of Accountants. He is also an associate member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and an approved company auditor under the Companies Act, 2016. He has about 33 years of experience in public accountancy practice.

He began his career in 1987 when he joined and served his articleship with Messrs Kassim Chan & Co. (now known as Messrs Deloitte). In 1993, he joined Messrs Peter Chong & Co., a local accounting firm with international affiliation, as a Senior Associate where he worked his way up to become a Partner at the firm within the span of 13 years. In 2007, he established Messrs KFF, an audit firm, and currently, he is in public practice.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Padini Holdings Berhad, MMS Ventures Berhad and Box-Pak (Malaysia) Bhd (a listed subsidiary of Can-One), which are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 65, Independent Non-Executive Director

He was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director of Can-One on 1 December 2021. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Nominating Committee.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Studies and a Masters in Business Administration from Western Illinois University, Illinois, USA and has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Labour Relations from London, UK. He has also attended the Senior Management Development Program at Harvard Business School, USA in 2002.

He is also currently serving as the President of Malaysian Employers Federation and a member of the Board of the Employees Provident Fund as an Employers representative. Datuk Dr. Syed Hussain is also appointed to the Ahli Majlis Negara Bagi Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan, the Advisory Council of Malaysian Society for Occupational Health and Safety, National Wages Consultative Council, Ahli Majlis Penasihat Industri Jabatan Pendidikan Politeknik dan Kolej Komuniti and Ahli Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Eksekutif Majlis TVET Negara.

He was with Procter & Gamble, Malaysia/Singapore as Human Resources and External Affairs Director (1992 to 1997); Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad (1997 to 2000) and British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad (2000 to 2004) as Director, Human Resources - Public Relations and Security Affairs. He joined Ramunia Holdings Bhd (2006 to 2008) as Group Director, Human Resources, Communications and Information Technology, and Petrofield (M) Sdn. Bhd. (2008 to 2010) as Group Director, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Government Affairs.

He is an Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of SVTT Resources Sdn. Bhd., and the Chairman and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of KIP REIT Management Sdn Bhd, the Manager of public listed KIP Real Estate Investment Trust.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One.



Malaysian, Female, Aged 53, Independent Non-Executive Director

She was appointed to the Board of Can-One as Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 June 2022. She is also a member of the Nominating Committee.

She holds an LLB (Honours) degree from the University of Nottingham, England and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales and the Malaysian Bar in 1991 and 1993 respectively.

She worked mainly in corporate law, and went on in the 1990s to co-found an advisory firm KEEGROUP Sdn Bhd, which focuses on property development, retail and education. Her past notable projects include her appointment as Director, Business Development of CITTA Mall, Ara Damansara, Senior Vice President of Asian Regional Management Sdn Bhd, as Alternate Director on the Board of Directors of SEG International Berhad and as Special Projects Director of PRIME College, all of which she was actively involved in.

She is presently advisor to Jane Goodalls Roots & Shoots, a global non-profit youth led organisation. During the pandemic, she cofounded Abundant Ventures Sdn Bhd, a social enterprise committed to growing livelihoods through the agriculture and health sector, focusing on food security issues.

She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One and has no conflict of interest with Can-One. She has no directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.



Malaysian, Male, Aged 68, Independent Non-Executive Director

He was appointed to the Board of Can-One as Independent Non-Executive Director on 29 June 2022. He is also the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Degree from University of Malaya and a Masters in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK under scholarship from United Asian Bank Berhad (now known as CIMB Bank Berhad).

He has over 33 years experience in the banking industry particularly, in the area of credit management, having previously served as Group Chief Credit Officer in EON Bank Group ("EON Bank") and RHB Bank Group (“RHB Bank”). During his tenure with EON Bank and RHB Bank, he sat in several committees in the aforesaid banks namely, Credit Committee, Management Committee, Credit Recovery Committee, Risk Management Committee, Risk Assessment Committee, Base II Steering Committee, Asset-liability Committee and Information Technology Steering Committee. He also served as director in several subsidiaries of RHB Bank Group.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Jerasia Capital Berhad, which is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Can-One and has no conflict of interest with Can-One.

Additional information:

  1. None of the Directors has any conflict of interest with Can-One.
  2. None of the Directors has been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years or was publicly sanctioned or imposed with penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2021.