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Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh Bin Che Mat

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh Bin Che Mat

Malaysian, age 61, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of StemLife ("the Company") on 16 April 2008.
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Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh obtained his Bachelor of Economics degree with Honours from the University of Malaya in 1974. He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California, United States of America. Upon his graduation, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh joined the Ministry of Finance as Assistant Secretary. Up until his retirement in October 2007 as Secretary General of the Ministry of Home Affairs, he held various positions in the civil service, ranging from Principal Assistant Secretary in the Education Services Commission, various positions in Ministry of Home Affairs to Director General of Immigration Malaysia. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh is active in community services and is currently the Chairman of Volunteers Corp Cooperatives, Malaysia (RELA) and President of UMNO Club, Retired Senior Civil Servants. Since 1 August 2012, Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Seri Aseh is the President of Putrajaya Corporation.

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh's current directorships includes Independent Non-Executive Chairman of MWE Holdings Berhad and Independent Non-Executive Director of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad.

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr. Aseh has attended five (5) out of the seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Dato' Low Su-Shing, Sharon

Dato' Low Su-Shing, Sharon

Singaporean, age 37, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 13 December 2001. She is also the Chairperson of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
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Dato' Low started StemLife in 2001 and is currently its Managing Director and is responsible for the management, strategies and business direction of StemLife. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK. She was previously a research scientist at the Institute of Molecular Agrobiology affiliated to the National University of Singapore.

She co-founded the Asia Pacific Cord Blood Bank Consortium (APCBBC) and is its industry Chairperson. She is also an invited scientific advisory panel member for the US-based Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation and also for a Malaysian-based biotechnology education group MABIC.

Dato' Low does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Dato' Low does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. She is also a substantial shareholder of the Company. She has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any. Dato' Low attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Dato' Low attended all four (4) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Dato' Lim Oi Wah, Christina

Dato' Lim Oi Wah, Christina

Malaysian, age 59, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 13 December 2001.
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She is a co-founder of StemLife and is currently its Deputy Managing Director. She is responsible for the management of the operations of StemLife. She has extensive experience in business development, financial planning and advisory management.

Dato' Lim does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Dato' Lim does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company except for Mr. Lim Jit Soon who is her brother and an Executive Director of the Company. She is also a substantial shareholder of the Company. She has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any.

Dato' Lim attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Prof. Dr. Aw Tar Choon

Prof. Dr. Aw Tar Choon

Singaporean, age 61, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 18 March 2003.
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Prof. Aw is a co-founder of StemLife and is currently the Chief Medical Officer, overseeing the Company's medical and scientific matters. Prof. Aw graduated as a medical doctor (MBBS) from the University of Malaya and trained in internal medicine at the Singapore General Hospital and King's College Hospital, UK. He underwent further training at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US. He has Specialist Certification in Internal Medicine from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Royal College of Physicians, UK and in chemical pathology from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Prof. Aw was the Chief of the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the National University Hospital, Singapore from 1988 to 2002. He was the Vice Dean of the NUS Medical School from 1994 to 2002 and served as the Chief Executive of Alexandra Hospital in Singapore from 1995 to 2002. Prof. Aw has published widely in the medical literature, lectured in numerous congresses in 23 countries and received several distinguished awards.

Prior to joining StemLife, he was Group Medical Advisor to the Health Management International Group, a Singapore public listed company.

He also co-founded two medical science companies in Thailand and Singapore.

Prof. Aw does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Prof. Aw does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any.

Prof. Aw has attended four (4) out of seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Lim Jit Soon

Lim Jit Soon

Malaysian, age 55, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 02 November 2006.
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Mr. Lim is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for overseeing StemLife's finances, corporate matters, and administration. He qualified as an accountant in 1983 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining StemLife, he was the Senior Vice President of Finance of the Star Cruises Group. During the last 20 years of his working experience he has held senior management positions in several companies, including 3 public listed companies in Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong, namely Star Cruises Group, Ipco International Ltd. and Kuala Lumpur Industries Holdings Berhad.

Mr. Lim does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Mr. Lim does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company except for Dato' Lim Oi Wah who is his sister and an Executive Director of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any.

Mr. Lim attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Loh Yoon Kwai

Loh Yoon Kwai

Malaysian, age 71, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 16 February 2005. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
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Mr. Loh graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from University of Singapore in 1965. He was active in private legal practice after being called to the Malaysian and Singaporean Bars in the mid and late sixties respectively and helped to build a small legal firm into a moderately large one until he retired in 2001.

Upon retirement from active legal practice, Mr. Loh was engaged in part-time consultancy and devoted more time to charity organizations which he served for approximately 15 years in various capacities. Apart from looking after the legal affairs of the entities under the organizations, he expanded efforts in ensuring proper management and reporting of accounts, corporate governance and transparency in all the entities, particularly in respect of the charitable funds under their care. Mr. Loh also had interests in other non-governmental organizations and has served as legal advisor and sat on the management boards/councils in such organizations. He joined the Board in March 2005 and is consulted on the legal aspects of the company's business.

Mr. Loh does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Mr. Loh does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any. Mr. Loh attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Datuk Tengku Putra Haron Aminurrashid Bin Tan Sri Tengku Hamid Jumat

Datuk Tengku Putra Haron Aminurrashid Bin Tan Sri Tengku Hamid Jumat

Malaysian, age 49, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 13 December 2001. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.
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Datuk Tengku Putra is Executive Director of KB Enviro Sdn Bhd and was the Chief Executive Officer of KB Enviro Sdn Bhd from 2002 to 2008. He was Chairman of Illuminex Sdn Bhd, a director of the Kangzen-Kenko International Group from 1998-2004 and Senior Advisor of Spektrum Ribu (M) Sdn Bhd from 2001-2004. Prior to this he was Senior Dealer in Pengkalen Securities Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Tengku Putra is a Fellow of The Oxford Centre For Excellence, United Kingdom. He graduated in 1990 from the Arkansas State University, US with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Business Administration. He is a member of UMNO and has been the Vice Chief of the Pulai Division since 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Education Bureau and Constitutional Amendments Committee for the Division. In addition, Datuk Tengku Putra is the Founder-President of The Patriot Foundation, a think-tank outfit in Kuala Lumpur.

Datuk Tengku Putra does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Datuk Tengku Putra does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any. Datuk Tengku Putra has attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

Yap Yu Ming

Yap Yu Ming

Malaysian, age 44, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 16 February 2011. She is also a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the Company.
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Ms. Yap is a Certified Practising Accountant of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (ASCPA), and is a registered Chartered Accountant with Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). In 1990, she graduated from University of Newcastle, Australia, with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, and later on obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Malaya in 2000. She has 20 years of experience in finance and administration in various industries, mostly in property development and management.

Ms. Yap does not sit on the board of any other public listed company.

Ms. Yap does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. She has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any.

Ms. Yap attended all seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year.

YM Dr. Raja Abdul Malek bin Raja Jallaludin

YM Dr. Raja Abdul Malek bin Raja Jallaludin

Malaysian, age 67, was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 26th September 2012.
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Dr. Raja Abdul Malek graduated from the University of Malaya in 1972 and early in his career, worked at the General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur and the Faculty of Medicine, UKM. In late 1975, he went into private medical practice and was a senior partner of Drs. Catterall, Khoo, Raja Malek & Partners one of the oldest group practice overseeing local and expatriate health in the Klang Valley area, Malaysia. He resigned from the firm in 2003 after 31 years of medical practice.

Professionally he is widely experienced and had served in various peer and academic activities. Amongst others, he had been a clinical tutor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya; been a member of the Ethical Committee of the Malaysian Medical Council, MOH; was once the Chairman of Council, Academy of Family Physicians, Malaysia.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek also has vast experience in the pharmaceutical world and had actively been involved since 1984. He had been the Medical Director (Malaysia-Singapore) for the US multinational Parke Davis-Warner Lambert from 1984-2000, and had remained briefly so too with Pfizer Malaysia when these two Incorporations merged in 2001.

In 2003, Dr. Raja Abdul Malek joined HOEPharmaceuticals/ HOEPharma Holdings Bhd a Malaysian multinational pharmaceutical firm as the Director for Medical and Scientific Affairs and holds this position to this day. He also has a strong interest in sports, where he had been actively involved in the field of sports medicine from 1975 to 1990, both locally and internationally. He had been the team physician to both the Malaysian National Soccer Team (1975-80) and the Malaysian National Hockey Team (1980-86) when Malaysia was a recognisable team internationally. He had officiated in various official medical capacities in numerous international Games (eg. as Malaysia's Team Physician to the ‘84 Los Angeles Olympics, in the 1994 Hiroshima Asian Games, the 1998 KL Commonwealth Games, etc) and had held offices in various International Sports Medical Committees (eg. Asian Hockey Confederation, Pakistan; International Hockey Federation in Belgium). Presently he is still active sitting in as a member of the Appeal Board of the Football Association of Malaysia.

His other directorship in public and private companies include ABB Trustee Berhad and has been appointed to the Board of Directors of AFFINBANK since 29 January 1991. He has more than 20 years of varied experience mainly associated with the medical, banking and pharmaceutical industries.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek does not have any family relationship with any other directors or major shareholders of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offences within the past ten (10) years, other than minor traffic offences, if any.

Dr. Raja Abdul Malek has attended two (2) out of the seven (7) Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year since his appointment on 26th September 2012.