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Dato’ Chan Choon Ngai



Independent Non-Executive Director

Nationality: Malaysian
Date of Appointment: 1 February 2011


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Membership of Board Committee:

  • Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Audit Committee

Present Directorship(s):

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  • Nil
Other Public Company
  • Nil


  • Dato’ Chan was appointed to the Board of British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad (Company) since 1 February 2011 after his retirement on 31 December 2010 as Operations Director of the Company. He was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 January 2013 following the expiry of his contract of service on 31 December 2012. Subsequently, he was re-designated to Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 23 May 2016.
  • He was appointed as the Operations Director in July 2000 of the Company and his portfolio expanded to include Business Development Services (BDS) effective 15 November 2010.
  • Dato’ Chan joined Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad in 1979, as a Production Management Trainee and held various positions in the production division including Production Executive Make and Pack (1980- 1982), Personal Assistant to Rothmans International World Production Director, Rothmans International United Kingdom (1982-1984), Acting Factory Manager Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad (1984-1986), Factory Manager Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad (1986-1994) and Production Director (Designate) of Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad (1994- 1995). Dato’ Chan was then appointed Production Director of the then Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad in October 1995. He was a director of Tien Wah Press Holdings Berhad from May 1997 to June 2003.