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DATO’ NOORDIN SULAIMAN

Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment : • 16 April 2019 - Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Qualification :
• Master in Environment from University Putra Malaysia
• Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from University Malaya
• Diploma in Science Management from the National Institute of Public Administration
(INTAN)
• Post Graduate Research Study from University of Toyama, Japan

Working Experience :
Dato’ Noordin bin Sulaiman was a State Financial Officer at Selangor and has over 32 years of working experience in the government sector, in the areas of land development and administration. He began his career as Assistant Director in the Prime Minister’s Department and thereafter held various positions with the Federal, State, and local government.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies

8 April 2019 - Putrajaya Perdana Berhad
1 November 2018 - Ecobuilt Holding Berhad
15 March 2016 - Kumpulan Hartanah Selangor Berhad
1 Februari 2003 - Worldwide Holdings Berhad

Board Committee : None

Declaration :
• A representative of TH, a major shareholder of the Company
• No family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company
and does not have any equity interest in the Company and its subsidiaries
• No conflict of interest other than disclosed under Additional Compliance Information
Disclosure (Recurrent Related Party Transactions) in the Annual Report
• No convictions of offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past five years
• No public sanction or penalties imposed by any regulatory bodies during the financial
year

A. SHUKOR BIN S.A. KARIM

Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Date of Appointment :
15 June 2010 - Independent Non-Executive Director
1 April 2012 - Re-designated to Executive Director
1 December 2012 - Re-designated to Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Qualification : BSc. (Honours) in Computation from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, UK

Working Experience :
A. Shukor bin S.A. Karim began his career with the Government of Malaysia, Statistics Department in 1979. He later joined Sapura Group in 1982 where he was one of the founding members of Sapura Information Technology (IT) and developed Sapura's IT business to be one of Malaysia's biggest IT company with more than 1,000 employees in ASEAN and revenues exceeding RM600 million per annum in the late 1990s with more than 20 subsidiaries involved in various aspects of the IT industry, from sales and distribution, systems integration to software development and IT education.
He was involved in many high profiles IT projects in Malaysia and abroad. Amongst others, he was the Managing Director of STH Consortium which implemented the Total Airport Management System in KLIA. He was also involved in the Design and Implementation of the Cable plant for KLCC and in E-Government projects for the implementation of Generic Office Environment for the Government of Malaysia.

He was an Executive Director in Telecom Smart School Sdn Bhd, which implemented the Smart School Project for the Ministry of Education in Malaysia. He was directly involved in the setting up of the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIT) (now known as Asia Pacific University (APU)) which is now one of Malaysia's biggest IT education institute. He was deeply involved in the development of the IT Industry in Malaysia and served as Chairman of Persatuan Industri Komputer Dan Multimedia, Malaysia (PIKOM) from 1993 to 1995. He also served as Director in the Multimedia Development Corporation (now MDEC) for 2 years in the mid 1990s.
He was the Chairman of Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, (now known as Webe Digital Sdn Bhd (Webe)) a wholly owned subsidiary of Green Packet Berhad from 2011 to 2014.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies :
21 May 2008 - Green Packet Berhad

Board Committee : None
Declaration :
-No family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and does not have any equity interest in the Company and its subsidiaries
-No conflict of interest with the Company
-No convictions of offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past five years
-No public sanction or penalties imposed by any regulatory bodies during the financial year

MOHAMED RIDZA BIN MOHAMED ABDULLA

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment :
7 November 2007 - Independent Non-Executive Director
20 May 2014 - Re-designated to Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Qualification :
Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours) from the International Islamic University, Malaysia
Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (London)(FCIS)
Fellow of the Malaysian Society of Adjudicators
Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACI Arb)

Working Experience :
Mohamed Ridza bin Mohamed Abdulla began his career as an advocate and solicitor at the firm of Rashid & Lee in Malaysia. He later joined Arab Malaysian Corporation Berhad (AMCB) as the group legal adviser. Being the group legal adviser, he was instrumental in setting up the legal department of the Amcorp Group of Companies. He left AMCB to become the General Legal Counsel of Technip Asia Pacific based in Kuala Lumpur and was previously attached at Technip headquarters in Paris, France. He is now the Managing Partner of Mohamed Ridza & Co. Prior to opening the firm, he was a partner and was head of his division at Zaid Ibrahim & Co.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies : None

Board Committee :
Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee
Chairman of Nomination Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee

Declaration :
-No family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company and does not have any equity interest in the Company and its subsidiaries
-No convictions of offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past five years
-No public sanction or penalties imposed by any regulatory bodies during the financial year
-No conflict of interest with the Company

ABDUL HALIM BIN JANTAN

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment : 8 August 2014 - Independent Non-Executive Director

Qualification :
Higher School Certificate
Fellow Member of the Malaysian Insurance Institute

Working Experience :
With over 35 years of experience, Abdul Halim bin Jantan is well known as a wise mentor and a resourceful advisor in the insurance broking industry. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Insurance Brokers (Sterling), an Insurance Broking and Consulting company which he started up in year 2000. He is also a Commission Member of National Water Services Commission since April 2019.

Prior to embarking his broking journey, he spent 14 years at American Malaysian Insurance Berhad (AMI), being his last position as the CEO of AMI.
At AMI, he led the Underwriting and Claims Team responsible for the underwriting and claims administration for the construction and erection of the STAR and Putra Light Rail Transit Insurance Programme, led the growth of the company from a gross premium level of RM80 million to RM 150 million with consistent profitability over 6 years period, led the establishment of a subsidiary company, Asia Pacific Risk Management Centre (APRMC) and strategically established new divisions to create synergy and niche market.
At Sterling, he had developed and pioneered the insurances for power plant and large industrialized risks particularly in mega construction projects, including Malakoff Corporation Group, Sarawak Power Generation Sdn Bhd, Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd, C.T. Power Limited (Mauritius), Astronautic Technology Sdn Bhd, Indah Water Konsortium and Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd.

Through the years, he has successfully established Sterling as the Premium Independent Power Plant (IPP) broker in the insurance and reinsurance market. He is expanding its portfolio into a more specialised industry i.e. Aviation, Marine Hull and Space. In the field of training and ICT, he is the owner and director of Ultis Asia Sdn Bhd (Ultis Asia), an IT company that operates as an outsource provider offering to the market a comprehensive employee benefits solutions comprising from business consultancy to software application and IT Infrastructure. Ultis Asia is a collaboration with Scion Global Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Patimas Computer Berhad comprises of IT experts with wide and varied experience from multinational insurance corporations as well as software Research & Development, bringing expertise in software application development and IT infrastructure. It introduces a sophisticated and comprehensive integrated business solution for insuring group employee benefits that would allow Underwriters, Corporations and SMEs to effectively and efficiently improve their overall processes.

DATO’ ISKANDAR MIZAL BIN MAHMOOD

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
8 November 2017 - Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
16 April 2019 - Re-designated to Independent Non-Executive Director

Qualification : BSc. in Business Administration majoring in Accountancy, Boston University, USA

Working Experience :
Dato’ Iskandar Mizal bin Mahmood has 29 years of experience in a multitude of companies ranging from multinationals to Government linked companies and spanning from investment banking to technology sectors at all levels from hands-on operations to leadership. He is currently the Group Executive Director of Media Prima Berhad.
He started his career with an international audit firm Arthur Andersen & Co in 1989. He moved into merchant and investment banking serving Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad and Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as CIMB Group). He joined Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) in 1999 to undertake the Initial Public Offering and Listing of MAHB on Bursa Malaysia and assumed other responsibilities such as Corporate Finance, Strategic Planning, Business Development and Investor Relations.

In 2003, Ministry of Finance Malaysia and Khazanah Nasional Berhad appointed him to helm the leadership of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd. He was later appointed in 2005 to helm the leadership of Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd, one of the Government of Malaysia’s key technology initiatives at that time. He then ventured into the private education sector in 2011 by partnering with Manipal Education Global of India to set up Manipal International University in Malaysia. He also served as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Pos Malaysia Berhad in 2013 before taking on the role of Managing Partner and Director of a renowned local consulting firm, Ethos Consulting. He was on the Investment Panel Committee of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) from 2016 until 2018.

He was the Group Chief Executive Officer of Granatum Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned company of Khazanah Nasional Berhad from July 2017 to January 2019.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies :
16 May 2012 - Globetronics Technology Berhad
1 October 2019 – Media Prima Berhad

DATO’ RICHARD GEORGE AZLAN BIN ABAS

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment :
15 June 2010 Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
1 April 2012 -Re-designated to Executive Director
20 May 2014 -Re-designated to Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
1 June 2016 -Re-designated to Independent Non-Executive Director

Qualification :
Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia
Fellow and Asia Councilor of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Working Experience :
Dato' Richard George Azlan bin Abas articled with Arthur Andersen from 1984 to 1989 and served the Arab-Malaysian Group from 1990 to 1996. He was the Group Chief Executive Officer of YPJ (Johor Education Foundation) Holdings Sdn Bhd from 1997 to 2002. He is presently the Managing Partner of Abas & Co Chartered Accountants.

Directorship of Listed Issuers and Public Companies : None

Board Committee : Member of Remuneration Committee

Declaration :
-No family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company
-Details of shareholdings held in the Company are disclosed on pages 134 to 137 of the Annual Report.
-No equity interest in the subsidiaries
-No conflict of interest with the Company
-No convictions of offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past five years
-No public sanction or penalties imposed by any regulatory bodies during the financial year