66 years of age, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director & Chairman
Dato’ Fu Ah Kiow was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 February 2014 and Chairman of Star on 21 May 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Finance Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. Dato’ Fu was elected a Member of Parliament in 1995 and was a Deputy Minister in several ministries prior to his retirement in 2008. Before joining the government, Dato’ Fu had worked as an engineer and in various managerial roles with multinational companies, and later founded and successfully managed companies engaged in construction and M&E engineering services.
He is currently the Chairman of Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings Berhad and Fitters Diversified Berhad. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Star Foundation.
He attended all six (6) board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2015.
Dato’ Fu Ah Kiow does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Star, nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. He has had no convictions for any offences within the past ten (10) years.