Board of Directors
Tan Sri Faizah Binti Mohd Tahir (Tan Sri Faizah), a Malaysian, was appointed as a Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad (“AMHB”) on 8 May 2014. She was appointed as the Chairman of AMHB on 29 May 2019 and is also the Senior Independent Director of AMHB. She also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Universiti Malaya. She obtained a Master of Arts (Development Economics) from Williams College, United States of America.
Tan Sri Faizah is the Chairman of OrphanCare Foundation and Yayasan Sejahtera, and sits on the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Kebajikan Negara Malaysia and Temasek Foundation International (formerly known as Temasek Foundation), Singapore.
She joined the Economic Planning Unit (“EPU”), Prime Minister’s Department in 1973 and served in the Agriculture, Distribution and Human Resource Sections in various capacities. Her last position in EPU was as Director, Trade and Industry Section before she was promoted to the post of Secretary-General of the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, which she held from 2001 until her retirement in 2009.
Michael Jonathan Duong (Mr Mike Duong), an American was appointed Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad on 1 January 2017. He was also appointed Director of Amway (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. ("AMSB") and Amway (B) Sdn. Bhd. ("ABSB") on 1 January 2017. On 1 May 2018, he took over the helm as the Managing Director of AMHB, AMSB, ABSB and Amway (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
He started his career with Amway as the Director of Internal Audit, Director of Shared Service Centre and Director of APAC Strategy & Planning from 2008 to 2015. Prior to his employment with Amway, Mr Mike Duong worked with Boeing from 1997 to 2008. His last post with Boeing was as the Senior Manager of Global Financial Services.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering from Boston University College of Engineering, Boston, MA.
Low Han Kee (Mr Low), a Malaysian, was appointed Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad (“AMHB”) and Amway (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (“AMSB”) on 6 June 1996 and 16 October 1995 respectively.
He joined AMSB in 1990 as Divisional Manager of the Finance & Administration Division and was promoted to General Manager in 1993 before being promoted to Managing Director in 1998, the position he retired from on 31 January 2016. He also served as Managing Director of AMHB from 1998 until his retirement on 31 January 2016. He was also a Director of Amway (B) Sdn. Bhd.
He qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 whilst serving in Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young), an international accounting firm. He has since accumulated more than 30 years of financial expertise, having held senior finance positions in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”), including Mulpha International Trading Corporation Berhad, a group involved in trading, construction and engineering, where he last held the position of Group Chief Accountant, from 1985 to 1990 before leaving to join AMSB.
Presently, he is a Board member of Leong Hup International Berhad.
Scott Russell Balfour (Mr Scott Balfour), an American, was appointed Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad (“AMHB”) on 15 January 2004. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committees and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
He is a member of the American, Michigan and Grand Rapids Bar Associations. He has authored several articles regarding Korean and Asian jurisprudence and co-authored the book entitled “Korean Labor and Employment Laws”.
Currently, he is also the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel-Lead Regional Counsel Asia and Greater China Regions and Vice President-Global Business Conduct and Rules of Alticor Inc. He coordinates and oversees Alticor’s diverse legal issues for all of its Asian affiliates, including Australia, China, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Mr Scott Balfour also leads a legal team responsible for global compliance and issues in direct selling law, customs and rules governing the more than three million Amway Business Owners.
Prior to joining Alticor in 1998, he spent 8 years as a Senior Foreign Legal Consultant for the law firm of Kim & Chang in Seoul, South Korea. His clients included Amway, Citibank, Pepsico, Morgan Stanley, Nike, McDonald, Gerber, Unilever, P&G and Duracell to name a few.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University in 1983. After serving in the US military, he attended the University of Detroit where he received a Juris Doctorate Degree cum laude in 1990. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the West Michigan World Affairs Council.
Dato’ Abdullah Thalith Bin Md Thani, a Malaysian, was appointed as a Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad on 15 May 2015. He is the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Surveying (Property Management) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1978. He holds a Master of Science (Business Studies) from University of Salford in 1993.
Dato’ Abdullah started his career as a Valuation Officer in the Valuation and Property Services Department, Ministry of Finance in 1978. Along the line, he has been elevated to District Valuer, State Director, Director of National Institute of Valuation, Director of National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), Deputy Director General and subsequently to the Director General of the department in 2006. He retired from public service in 2012.
Currently, he is a Board member of AmFirst Real Estate Investment Trust.
Abd Malik Bin A Rahman, a Malaysian, was appointed as a Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad on 1 January 2019. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee.
He is a Chartered Accountant member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of Certified Financial Planners (USA). He is a member of both the Malaysian Institute of Management and Chartered Management Institute (UK).
He has held various senior management positions in Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company (currently known as KPMG), Esso Group of Companies, Colgate-Palmolive (M) Sdn Bhd, Amway (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, FIMA Metal Box Berhad and Guinness Anchor Berhad. He was the General Manager, Corporate Services of Kelang Multi Terminal Sdn Bhd (currently known as Westports Malaysia) from 1994 until his retirement in 2003.
Abd Malik is currently the Chairman of Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad, a Board member of Affin Bank Berhad, Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad, Lee Swee Kiat Group Berhad and Mah Sing Group Berhad.
Datin Azreen Binti Abu Noh, a Malaysian, was appointed as a Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad on 26 February 2019. She also serves as a member of the Audit Committee.
She graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Law (LLB) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1996.
Currently, Datin Azreen is the Managing Partner of Messrs Firuz Jaffril, Aidil & Zarina specialising in litigation and arbitration, particularly in corporate, commercial and conveyancing. She is also the Managing Director of Deluxe Merchant Sdn Bhd where she accumulated vast entrepreneurial experience in the food and beverage business.
In addition, Datin Azreen is also an advocate for empowering awareness for children with learning disabilities including dyslexia. In 2017, Datin Azreen was awarded the “Personaliti Industri dan Usahawan Malaysia” award by NiagaTimes for her immense contribution in the food and beverage sector.
Datin Azreen is currently a Board member of Ta Win Holdings Berhad.
Puan Aida Binti Md. Daud (Pn. Aida), a Malaysian, was appointed Director of Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad on 21 August 2019.
Pn. Aida graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance and Law) from the University of Portland. She also obtained a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Strathclyde.
Pn. Aida is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Capital Division of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). She joined PNB in 1981 and began her career as an analyst in company analysis and corporate finance. She has over 30 years of experience in research, company and industry analysis as well as human capital management and talent development, including 22 years of experience in management.
She joined the Financial Securities Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) as an affiliate member in 1998 and became a Senior Associate member in 2005. She is also a certified member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia since 2003 and became a member of its Board of Governors from 2007 to 2019.
Pn. Aida is currently a board member of Fraser & Neave Holdings Berhad.