Corporate Governance


Executive Directors

Mr. Lee Yip Kun (Solomon Lee)

Mr. Tan Paoy Teik (Peter Tan)

Mr. Chen Bor Hann (Michael Chen)

Mr. Daniel Ritchey

Profiles of the Executive Directors are found on the Management Team page.

Independent Directors

Mr. Nils-Erik Sandberg has been an Independent Director of Sino Agro Food since January 1, 2013, and is Chair of the Compensation Committee. Since 1990, he has served as President of the Jordan Fund, a Swedish investment group network. Mr. Sandberg has been an adviser for Gustavia Energy and Commodities Fund, formerly known as the Stockpicker JF Commodity Energy Fund, since 2008.

Previously, Mr. Sandberg was founder and CEO of Hydrocarbon International HCI AB, a publicly traded Swedish oil Company, from 1986 – 1993; founder and CEO of Grauten Oil AB, a publicly traded Swedish oil company from 1986 – 1993; and director for International Petroleum Corporation, predecessor of Lundin Oil, later Lundin Petroleum, which trades on both the NASDAQ-OMX and TSX exchanges.

Mr. Soh Lim Chang (Anthony Soh) was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on February 5, 2014, and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Soh is a partner in the law firm, Edwin Lim Suren & Soh, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Until October 31, 2013, Mr. Soh was Deputy Managing Director of Pontian United Plantations Berhad, a Malaysian plantation company in the business of cultivating oil palm on 39,000 acres of land on a group basis, and operating an oil mill. Appointed Director in 2005, Mr. Soh served as Executive Director from 2007 until promoted again in 2009. He holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from University of Hull, England.

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