MUI Properties appoints Leanne Goh as director

Datuk Leanne Goh

KUALA LUMPUR: MUI Properties Bhd has appointed Datuk Leanne Goh as an independent and non executive director effective May 23.

Goh built her career in the Star Media Group Bhd (SMG) and became the editor-in-chief in 2015.

Over her 34 years at SMG, she held many key roles, including education editor and Sunday Star editor, each contributing to the success of the company which went for public listing when she was in middle management.

Prior to her early retirement in 2018, she sat on the board of Leaderonomics (2014-2018), a social enterprise that aims to transform nations through leadership development.

She was also a member of Monash University Malaysia's School of Arts and Social Sciences External Stakeholders Committee from 2016 to 2018.

She was elected chairperson of the Asia News Network for the period 2017/2018 by the executive board of ANN, an alliance of 22 media companies from 21 countries.

Goh also received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalistic Excellence and Media Editorship from the World Chinese Economic Summit (WCES), organised by the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli), on Nov 16, 2016.

Currently, Goh has a consultancy company providing content development, branding and marketing services as well as strategic planning for education and other clients.

Meanwhile, MUI Properties also appointed Yoong Swie Leong as a member of the remuneration committee. Members of the committee are Goh, Abdul Rashid Ismail and Yoong.

In the third quarter ended March 31, MUI Properties posted a net profit of RM1.8mil, or earnings per share of 0.24 sen from RM3.4mil, or 0.46 sen in the same period last year.

Revenue was marginally lower at RM26.1mil during the quarter versus RM27.2mil a year prior.

In the first nine months to March 31, the group posted a net profit of RM299,000 on revenue of RM80mil.

MUI Properties declared a second interim single tier dividend of 0.50 sen per ordinary share, amounting to RM3.7mil in respect of financial year ending June 30, 2023. The dividend will be paid on July 5.

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