Independent Non-Executive Director
Date of Appointment: 1 February 2011
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Membership of Board Committee:
Other Public Company
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.