His career started in 1949 as a Production Supervisor at Lin Shan Hao Plywood Co Ltd in Taiwan. He brings with him more than 40 years of experience in the wood-based industry. Subsequently in 1972, he moved to Singapore to establish his own business with the incorporation of EvergreenTimber Products Co Pte Ltd. In 1977, he ventured into Malaysia to establish the Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad ("EFB") Group of Companies. He has been the main driving force behind the growth and development of the EFB Group.
Directorship of public companies (if any)
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
Kuo Jen Chang, Kuo Jen Chiu and Kuo Huei Chen (Director and Substantial Shareholders of Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad) are son/daughter of Kuo Wen Chi. Hsu Mei Lan (Substantial Shareholder of Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad) is wife of Kuo Wen Chi.
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries
Direct interest: 1,804,531 (0.36%) Indirect interest: 201,019,724 (41.88%)
Upon redesignation, Mr Kuo Wen Chi will be the Executive Deputy Chairman.