Board of Directors and Profiles
Dolphin International Berhad’s Board of Directors
(seated left to right): Mr Low Teck Yin, Datuk Zaiton Binti Mohd Hassan, Mr Hoh Yeong Cherng.
(standing left to right): En. Kamaruddin Bin Osman, Mr. Lee Yow Fui, Dr. Abdul Azis Bin Ariffin.
Datuk Zaiton Binti Mohd Hassan is our Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairperson. She was appointed to the Board on 28th May 2014. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”), United Kingdom, the Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Datuk Zaiton is currently the Chairman of Private Pension Administrator Malaysia and President of the ACCA Malaysia Advisory Committee. She is also a Director of Sime Darby Berhad, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, BIMB Holdings Berhad, Rothschild Malaysia Sdn Bhd and several other companies. She was responsible for setting up Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (“MARC”) and served as its President/ Executive Director until 2004, when she left to set up her own financial advisory firm. Prior to her appointment to MARC, she held various senior positions at Maybank, including that of General Manager, Group Strategic Planning.
Dr Abdul Azis Bin Ariffin is our Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 28th May 2014. An experienced individual in the palm oil industry, he was previously an Associate Professor with Universiti Putra Malaysia, focusing on Food Act Regulations, Food Manufacturing, Chemistry and Technology of Oils and Fats up till December 2014. He is currently at the Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia as a Research Fellow, focusing on research in the milling activities in the palm oil industry. He was previously with Sime Darby Plantations as a Senior Manager in its Refinery Division. Dr. Azis has carried out R&D on sterilisation, energy distributions and the chemistry of oil and non-oil components affected by the properties of steam. Throughout his career, he has visited over 150 palm oil mills to solve milling process efficiency problems, on issues such as energy availability, production or wastage, and steam distribution and configuration.
Kamaruddin Bin Osman is our Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 28th May 2014. He has more than 40 years of experience in corporate management and operations in both the private and public sectors, of which 20 years were in the palm oil industry. He previously held directorships at two palm oil related companies and was a committee member of the Palm Oil Millers Association of Malaysia.
Lee Yow Fui is our Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 28th May 2014. Mr. Lee has 18 years of experience in accounting and finance. He started his career at Moores Rowland and Deloitte and Touche in various audit functions and further advanced his career in several SMEs as a Finance and Administration Manager. He has been a Partner at Y.F. Lee & Associates since 2002, providing audit and taxation services as well as assisting businesses develop accounting systems and accounting internal controls.
Low Teck Yin is our Group Managing Director and co-founder. He was appointed to the Board on 14th May 2012. Since establishing Dolphin Engineering Sdn Bhd in 1992, he has played an instrumental role in charting the group’s growth both domestically and internationally. He is responsible for Group operations, quality control as well as product development efforts. Mr. Low continues to drive the vision of our Group to be the premier provider of sustainable solutions in the global palm oil milling sector. He drives the overall business direction and strategies of our Group.
Hoh Yeong Cherng is our Group Executive Director and co-founder. He was appointed to the Board on 14th May 2012. Mr. Hoh has over 29 years of experience in sales, marketing and customer relationship management. Since the inception of our Group, Mr. Hoh has been responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of our Group, in addition to the operations of the special projects division and business development activities.