Mr Nishida was appointed a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 April 2022. Mr Nishida graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Tohoku University, Japan.

Mr Nishida joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd (now known as Panasonic Holdings Corporation) (“PHD”) in Japan in February 1998 as an overseas Trainee and was posted to Brazil to work in the sales company there. After a year there, he was assigned back to Japan and was responsible for the Home AV division for the Russia, Middle East & Africa market. From April 2004 to March 2006, he was responsible for the Imaging division for Russia, Middle East & Africa and from April 2006 to February 2008 he covered Asia/oceania market.

In March 2008, he was transferred to Panasonic UK as its Marketing General Manager for AV category. He returned to Japan in March 2014 to head the overseas Sales Marketing of Audio in Consumer Marketing division in charge of Global market except Europe. In March 2019, he was assigned to UK as Marketing Director responsible for product marketing, brand communication and planning of consumer electronics business. In July 2021, Mr Nishida was assigned to Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and held the position of Deputy Managing Director and was promoted to his current position as Managing Director of Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in April 2022.

Mr Nishida has no shareholdings in the Company and its associated company. He also has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He did not attend any Board Meetings during the financial year as he was appointed to the Board only recently and has no convictions for any offences within the past 5 years, other than traffic offences, if any.