Change in Boardroom

Date of change 01/04/2013
Name Dato Dr Mohamad Musa Bin Md. Jamil
Age 67
Nationality Malaysian
Type of change Redesignation
Previous Position Chairman & Executive Director
New Position Chairman
Directorate Non Independent & Non Executive
Qualifications He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Malaya in 1972. Upon his graduation, he joined Malaysian Agricultural Research & Development Institute (MARDI) (Crop Protection Division), as a research assistant and later promoted to the research officer. In 1979, he obtained a PhD, in Mycology and Plant Pathology from Queens’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.  
Working experience and occupation In 1980, he held the position of research officer of MARDI (Cocoa and Coconut Research Division) and promoted to the position of Deputy Director in 1984. Later, in 1985, he became the Director of the Cocoa and Coconut Research Division. As the Director, he was responsible for planning, managing and overseeing all research programmes under this division. In addition, he was also involved in the implementation and development programmes for cocoa smallholders. In 1990, he joined MCB as the Deputy Director General (Market Development and Regulatory). He was in charge of marketing, promoting, licensing and grading of cocoa beans and cocoa products. He also represented Malaysia in various meetings and trade negotiations held by International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO). In 1996, he was promoted to the post of Director General of MCB. As the Director General, he was responsible for planning, developing and managing of all research programmes which involved improvement of cocoa yield and quality as well as development of cocoa products and related downstream activities. In addition, he oversaw the implementation and enforcement of regulations on quality of cocoa beans and cocoa products. He held this position until he retired in 2001. Through the years, he has published more than 30 papers, mostly on cocoa. Currently, he is a member of Malaysian Plant Protection Society and Incorporated Society of Planters (ISP). 
Directorship of public companies (if any) None 
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer None 
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer None 
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Direct – 105,999 ordinary shares of RM0.25 each in Guan Chong Berhad
Indirect – 31,099,999 ordinary shares of RM0.25 each in Guan Chong Berhad 
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