Tan Khang Khim
Malaysian, Male, aged 68
Tan Khang Khim is the co-founder of the SAUDEE Group. He was appointed to our Board on 11 November 2008 as our Group Managing Director and later was re-designated as Executive Chairman on 29 July 2010. He was re-designated from Executive Chairman to Managing Director on 21 March 2017.
He has been in the food processing industry for over 30 years. After completing his secondary school in 1970, he assisted his late father, Tan Eng Teen in the family business involved in the distribution and wholesaling of Wall’s Ice Cream products in Kedah. In 1988, He joined his late father in Saudi Frozen, a sole proprietorship registered under the name of his late father, involved in the importation and distribution of frozen foods such as beef, mutton, chicken, fish, vegetables and so forth. In 1992, he founded SAUDEE Group which took over the business of Saudi Frozen and expanded our Group’s manufacturing activities in the production of nuggets, frankfurters, drummet, balls, minced meat, banana cake, roti canai and pita bread under the in house brands of “Saudi” and “Deli-Deli”
His business acumen and sound technical knowledge in the food industry is an invaluable asset to SAUDEE Group. He is responsible for the overall business planning and development, product research and development, transformation and modernisation of the food production process through automation and the formulation of the companies’ strategic plans and policies.
He is the husband of Low Ai Choo who is an Executive Director of the Company. He has no conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial period ended 31 July 2017.