Date : 15 January 2008

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeRetirement
NameSiow Der Ming
QualificationsHe graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree majoring in chemistry from the University of Malaya in 1981.
Working experience and occupation Upon graduation he started work as a Chemist and Quality Control Executive with Kee Huat Industry Sdn. Bhd. in Shah Alam, a manufacturer of gas cookers and washing machines. In 1983, he left to join Metatrade Sdn. Bhd. as a Sales Marketing Executive in charge of the marketing of speciality and industrial chemicals. In 1986, he was promoted to Technical Manager at Metachem Sdn. Bhd. and was responsible for quality control, research and development in rubber chemicals.

In 1989, Mr. Siow joined Poh Kong and was appointed Managing Director of Poh Kong Jewellers (Maluri) Sdn. Bhd. and in 2002, he was appointed Director of Poh Kong Jewellers (Franchise) Sdn. Bhd. in charge of the overall strategic management and operation of the Franchise Division. Mr. Siow also holds directorships of other companies within the Group.
Directorship of public companies (if any)Nil
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerMr. Siow is the spouse of Madam Choon Wan Joo whose siblings Dato' Choon Yee Seiong, Madam Choon Nee Siew, Madam Choon Yoke Ying, Encik Mohd Annuar Choon Bin Abdullah, Mr. Choon Yee Fook, Mr. Choon Yee Bin, Madam Choon Ching Yih and Madam Choong Bee Chu are shareholders of the Company. He is also the brother-in-law of Mr. Chang Kwong Him, a shareholder of the Company.
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesDirect: 176,034 (0.15%)
Indirect: 623,023 (0.53%)#
#Deemed interested by virtue of the shareholding of his spouse and sibling's direct shareholding in PKHB.

Announcement Info

Stock Name POHKONG    
Date Announced15 Jan 2008  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoCC-080115-1F4F4