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CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT (CONT’D)



but also through the aid that it provides in our customers. The force has been deployed As Chairman of the Board, we are saddened by
general welfare, medical assistance as well as to S P Setia’s townships in the Klang Valley, the resignations of two key senior executives
community enrichment. The Board accepted Johor and Penang. of the company. Dato’ Teow Leong Seng,
Tan Sri Lee’s resignation as a Director of S P Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
Setia Berhad on 20 January 2014 and records stronG anD soliD founDations Offcer will be leaving S P Setia effective 31
its thanks to Tan Sri Lee for his service and July 2014. The Board would like to take this
invaluable contributions as a Board member Thanks to a visionary President & CEO Tan opportunity to thank Dato’ Teow for his
for the last seven years. Sri Liew Kee Sin and the tireless efforts of invaluable services and dedication over the
Team Setia under the leadership of the years and we wish him the best in his future
The Group’s efforts in community-building senior management team, S P Setia now undertakings.
continued with its annual celebration of has 4,782 acres of prime landbank still to
World Environment Day (WED) and Setia be developed with approximately RM102.54 The Board has also accepted the resignation
Community Day. This year’s WED was a billion in remaining gross development value of Tan Sri Liew effective 30 April 2014 with
celebration of foot power where multiple to be realised, of which S P Setia’s effective a very heavy heart. S P Setia’s remarkable
events were held at S P Setia’s townships share amounts to RM71 billion. The Group’s rise from a small-scale developer in the early
located in the Klang Valley, Johor and Penang record-breaking sales performance in FY2013 1990s to a fully integrated property player
with the tagline “Setia ECO Walkathon - has grown the total unbilled billings to be with operations spanning seven countries
Walking is Loving our Planet”. The aim was to carried forward to FY2014 to RM9.643 billion. must be attributed to this exceptional man
engage actively with S P Setia’s communities This is expected to contribute strongly to the who not only has great vision but also
and promote sustainable living. Group’s earnings over the next few fnancial persistence to conquer the world.
years. S P Setia’s foray into overseas markets
Meanwhile, the Setia Community Day theme like Australia, Singapore and the United As Chairman, I would like to offer the Board’s
of “Get To Know Your Neighbours Better” Kingdom have also seen great success with deepest gratitude to Tan Sri Liew for leading
saw our business units organise multiple get all launches mostly sold out. Team Setia over the last 18 years. On a more
together sessions in small groups around our personal note, I have known Tan Sri Liew
various townships’ neighbourhoods to help As we enter into the new fnancial year, the since the early years of Syarikat Kemajuan
foster better community ties. Group is cautious of the many uncertainties Jerai Sdn Bhd before its reverse takeover
ahead, both global and domestic. of S P Setia in 1996 and I can say without a
Another milestone by the Group this year in Nonetheless, we expect that the record-level doubt that without Tan Sri Liew at the helm
its continuous commitment to the community of locked-in sales in FY2013 will give the of S P Setia, the company would not even be
and stakeholders was the establishment of Group some space to better plan upcoming close to what it is today. We wish him the very
the S P Setia auxiliary police force, also known launches to suit the needs of the market best in his future endeavours.
as Polis Bantuan S P Setia. A memorable depending on the conditions that arise.
ceremony was held for 121 members at
Setia City Convention Centre in Setia Alam to I would like to thank all our customers,
welcome them to the Group. The setting up shareholders and business associates for
of Polis Bantuan S P Setia is yet another effort your unfailing support which have made it tun Dato’ seri Zaki Bin tun aZmi
on our part to enhance the standards of living possible for Team Setia to achieve all that we Chairman
in our development projects for the beneft of have thus far.
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