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Dato’ Voon has 29 years of working experience in the construction and property
development industry, which includes 3 years in construction site management
and 26 years in management of property development. He began his working
career in 1984 by joining Kimali Construction Sdn Bhd as a Site Engineer and in
1986, he held the post of Development Engineer in Juru Bena Tenaga Sdn Bhd.
In 1990, he joined Syarikat Kemajuan Jerai Sdn Bhd (“SKJ”) as Project Manager
and was subsequently appointed as the General Manager of SKJ in 1994. He
was appointed Director of S P Setia Berhad on 15 July 1996 and the Chairman
of Risk Management Committee on 29 October 2003.

During the Asian Financial Crisis in the late 1990s, Dato’ Voon led the team
which went down to Johor Bahru to strongly establish S P Setia’s credentials
there as creator of beautifully landscaped townships, which met the needs of
home buyers at the time for affordable housing. S P Setia’s strong success in
Johor enabled the Group to return to the Klang Valley in a signifcant way in
2002 by acquiring the 4,000 acre North Hummock Estate which are today the
Group’s fagship Setia Alam and Setia Eco Park townships. Both these townships
along with another in Johor Bahru, namely Setia Eco Gardens, have won the
prestigious international FIABCI Prix d’Excellence award for Best Masterplan
Dato’ voon tin yow Development.
(Deputy President and Chief Operating Offcer)
Malaysian, 56 years of age The above successes and many more paved the way for the Group’s international
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering ventures. From its home base in Malaysia, S P Setia is now present in 6 other
Master of Science Degree (University of Texas, Austin) countries – Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, United Kingdom and
most recently, China. As Deputy President and Chief Operating Offcer of the
Group, Dato’ Voon oversees the entire eco-system which has been developed
over the years to establish the policies, procedures which have made S P Setia
Malaysia’s No.1 developer today.

Dato’ Voon also played a key role in leading the Malaysian Consortium
comprising S P Setia and Rimbunan Hijau Group to successfully agree terms
with a Chinese Consortium to jointly develop the China-Malaysia Qinzhou
Industrial Park (QIP) in the People’s Republic of China.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major
shareholder, nor any confict of interest with the Company. He has no
convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.
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