KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corp Bhd has appointed Lester Garson Huang and Anthony Lo as its new independent non-executive directors (INED).
“Top Glove welcomes the addition of Huang and Lo, who bring with them vast experience as INEDs on companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which has high standards of corporate governance,” Top Glove said in a statement.
“Given their backgrounds, the company believes they will bring unique perspectives and valuable expertise to the Board, further strengthening the group’s corporate governance.
“The company looks forward to their positive contributions as it works towards its goal of becoming a Forbes and Fortune Global 500 Company by the year 2030,” it added.
Top Glove said to foster objective and independent deliberation, review and decision making of the board, it has limited the tenure of INEDs to nine years without further extension, in line with the Malaysian Corporate Governance Code.
Huang, a practising solicitor and notary, is currently the managing partner and co chairman of P.C. Woo & Co, a legal firm in Hong Kong.
He is currently serving as INED on the boards of Hong Kong public listed companies Guoco Group Limited, Lam Soon Hong Kong Limited and Kidsland International Holdings Limited.
Until Nov 14, 2021, Huang was a non executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission, where he also chaired the Investor and Financial Education Council.
His public roles also include serving as Council Chairman of City University of Hong Kong and Chairman of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee of the Labour and Welfare Bureau.
Lo is a chartered accountant registered with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Certified Accountants, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
He serves as INED on the boards of Hong Kong public listed companies Lam Soon Hong Kong Limited, Playmates Holdings Limited, Tristate Holdings Limited and Convenience Retail Asia Limited.