Board Of Directors
KERK KAR HAN
Kerk Kar Han, Malaysian aged 55, is the Chairman of the Company. He was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 15 August 2006 and redesignated as Chairman on 1 April 2023. He has been a member of Remuneration Committee since 18 February 2014 until 1 April 2023. He is a member of Risk Management Committee.
He graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration from The Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan in 1995. He has over 28 years of experience in corporate administration, sales and marketing development, customer and suppliers relationship management, product and packaging design and operational execution.
He was appointed as Director of Hup Seng Perusahaan Makanan (M) Sdn Bhd (”HSPM”) on 2 September 2013 and also a member of Company Development Committee since year 2020.
He joined Hup Seng Hoon Yong Brothers Sdn Bhd (”HSHY”) on 20 September 1995 as a Management Executive. He was promoted to Admin Senior Executive in July 1997. On 10 March 1998, he was appointed as the Executive Director of HSHY. Subsequently, he was redesignated as Director cum Admin Senior Executive on 24 January 2003. On 1 January 2004, he was promoted to Director cum Assistant Admin Manager. On 1 January 2011, he was promoted to Director cum Sales and Admin Manager, fully responsible for maintaining and improving the organisational administration system, sales and marketing performance, ensuring the compliance of company policies, overseeing branches performance and participating in sales and marketing strategic planning and decision making as well as supervising, overseeing and co-ordinating operations of sales and marketing. Subsequently, he was redesignated as Executive Director on 16 July 2018. He reports directly to Managing Director.
He was appointed as a Director for In-Comix Food Industries Sdn Bhd (“ICFI”) on 7 July 2009, fully responsible for administration, marketing & sales and material purchase of the company and provides full support to HACCP Management System. He meets with the Head of Operational Unit to discuss and resolve key operational, financial and other key management issues regularly, and highlights and discusses significant issues at Board meetings. He was appointed as management representative to oversee the implementation of the Halal Assurance Management System of ICFI on 1 January 2014.
He is the nephew of Kerk Chiew Siong and cousin of Kerk Chian Tung, Teo Lee Teck, Kuo Liong Yok and Kerk Shiang Yih. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.