Tuan Haji Mohd Aris @ Nik Ariff Bin Nik Hassan
Tuan Haji Mohd Aris @ Nik Ariff Bin Nik Hassan, male, a Malaysian, aged 73, is an independent non-executive director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad and was appointed to this position on 1 January 2011. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee.
In addition, Tuan Haji Nik Ariff is a director of Koperasi Sri Nilam Berhad and an executive director of Arab Bumiputra Equities Sdn Bhd, an investment holding company.
He holds a Diploma in Marketing from Institute of Marketing, London, United Kingdom. He was the business development manager of Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad from 1 January 1982 to 30 June 1982. Thereafter, he was a director of Southern Bank Berhad from 1982 to 1993 and a director of Juara Perkasa Corporation Berhad (now known as JT International Berhad) from 1985 to 1989.
Tuan Haji Nik Ariff does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder nor does he have any conflict of interests with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence in the past 5 years and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.
He attended 6 out of the 7 board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2018.