Dato' Jorgen Bornhoft
Dato’ Jorgen Bornhoft, male, a Dane, aged 75, is an independent non-executive director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad and was appointed to this position on 9 August 2007. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
In addition, Dato’ Bornhoft is the independent non-executive chairman of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad. He is a non-independent non-executive director of Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd and also the vice-chairman of International Beverage Holdings Limited.
Dato’ Bornhoft holds a degree in Accountancy and Finance (Bachelor of Commerce) from the Copenhagen Business School and attended executive management courses at INSEAD.
Dato’ Bornhoft joined Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Berhad (Carlsberg Malaysia) in 1991 as its chief executive officer, and assumed the position of managing director from 1995 to 2002, after which he was the chairman from 2002 to 2005. He re-joined the board of Carlsberg Malaysia as a non-executive director from 2006 to 2007. He also assumed the position as the chief executive officer of Carlsberg Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore from January 2003 to June 2004. Prior to him joining Carlsberg Malaysia, he was the vice-president of Carlsberg International A/S, Denmark responsible for foreign subsidiaries and new projects. Dato’ Bornhoft was also the President of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1996 to 1999.
Dato’ Bornhoft 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 2016.
He attended 3 of the 4 board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2016.