Corporate Info


Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tan Sri Abu Talib bin Othman

Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 82 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 26 March 2019

Committee: Nil

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: CYL Corporation Berhad
Non - Listed: KAF Investment Funds Berhad and MUI Continental Berhad

Tan Sri Abu Talib is a Barrister at Law from Lincoln’s Inn. He was a Member of the Judicial and Legal Service of the Government of Malaysia from 1962 to 1993, where he served in various capacities including as the Attorney-General of Malaysia from 1980 to October 1993.

His past appointments included being the Non-Executive Chairman of IGB Corporation Berhad and a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Tan Sri Abu Talib does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder(s) of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not had a conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year 2020.

Dato’ Sri Amrin bin Awaluddin

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 54 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 1 July 2021

Committee: Nil

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Taliworks Corporation Berhad
Non-Listed: Alhijrah Media Corporation (TV Hijrah) Berhad and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Dato’ Sri Amrin Awaluddin holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) with Distinction from the University of Hull, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) from the Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom as well as the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Dato’ Sri Amrin has served the Media Prima Berhad Group for 16 years from 2001 to 2017 having held several key positions such as Chief Financial Officer of Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad and the Media Prima Berhad Group and as Chief Executive Officer of Natseven TV Sdn Bhd and Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad. His last position was as Group Managing Director and Executive Director of Media Prima Berhad.

Prior to joining the Media Prima Berhad Group, Dato’ Sri Amrin was Chief Operating Officer of Putera Capital Berhad and Head of Corporate Finance of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad.

Dato’ Sri Amrin also previously served as Group Managing Director of Sime Darby Property Berhad (2019), as an Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad (2019), Managing Director of Boustead Holdings Berhad (2020) and Chief Executive Officer of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (2021).

He is currently the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lembaga Tabung Haji having been appointed in May 2021.

Dato’ Sri Amrin is also a Board member of Taliworks Corporation Berhad, Alhijrah Media Corporation (TV Hijrah) Berhad and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (Alternate Director: Dzul Effendy bin Ahmad Hayan)
Malaysian | 59 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 30 September 2021

Length of Service (as at 1 April 2021): 2 years

Committee:
Member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member of the Tender Committee A
Member of the Tender Committee B
Member of the Investment Committee

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: TH PLANTATIONS BERHAD
Non - Listed: Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad

In 1990, he joined Messrs. Hisham, Sobri & Kadir where he is presently the Principal Partner. His main areas of practice are corporate and commercial law and Islamic banking and finance. YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin is among the legal counsel involved in framing the structural framework for Islamic banking documentation in the early stages of that sectors development in Malaysia. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professional since 2009. He continues to play an active role in the development of this area of law through his involvement in the organization of Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF), an annual forum that gathers prominent personalities, practitioners and industry players of Islamic Finance as well as by presenting papers on the subject both locally and internationally.

YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin was the former director of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. He was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Muamalat on 18 April, 2006 and was subsequently redesignated to Independent Non-Executive Director by Bank Negara Malaysia on 16 February, 2009 until his retirement on 18th April, 2018. He is also the former director of Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Institut Jantung Negara Sdn Bhd, Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia and Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad.

Currently YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin sits on the boards of IJN Holdings Sdn Bhd, Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad and Lembaga Tabung Haji.

YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin is also involved in charitable organisations in his capacity as trustee to Tuanku Najihah Foundation, Yayasan Institut Al Quran Kuala Lumpur, Tabung Amanah Pesakit Malaysia, Institut Quran Tuanku Jaafar and Yayasan Munarah.

Mohd Adzahar bin Abdul Wahid

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 56 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 24 May 2017

Committee:
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Investment Committee
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Nil

Mohd Adzahar is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a member of the Financial Planning of Malaysia and a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni of Malaysia.

He started his career in accounting and auditing in United Kingdom before joining Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad (“BMB”) (now known as Alliance Investment Bank Berhad) from October 1988 to April 1994. He held various positions in BMB including his last post as Corporate Banking Manager before joining Naluri Berhad’s Corporate Finance Division from April 1994 until April 1995.

In May 1995 he joined PMCare Sdn. Bhd. (“PMCare”) as the General Manager of Finance. A year later he was appointed as the Executive Director of PMCare. As an Executive Director, he was responsible for the overall management of PMCare which include strategic planning, business development and operations.

Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of PMCare.

He was an Independent Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Kencana Petroleum Berhad (now known as Sapura Energy Berhad) and Edra Global Energy Berhad. He was also an Independent Director of Symphony House Berhad.

Mohd Adzahar does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder(s) of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not had a conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year 2020.

Dato’ Shari bin Haji Osman

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 67 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 1 June 2015

Committee:
Chairman of the Tender Committee A
Chairman of the Tender Committee B
Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Investment Committee
Member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Nil

Dato’ Shari holds a Diploma in Planting and Management from University Technology MARA, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Society of Business Practitioners United Kingdom and a Master in Business Administration from Phoenix International University.

He has vast experience in the plantation industry. In his past experience, he served in key senior positions in various companies including Barlow Boustead Estates Agency as Assistant Manager from 1977 to 1984, Golden Hope Plantations Berhad as an Estate Manager from 1984 to 1988, Kumpulan Ladang-Ladang Perbadanan Kedah Sdn. Bhd. (“KLPK”) as an Estate Manager from 1988 to 1991, Island & Peninsular Berhad as Plantation Advisor from 1991 to 1994 and KLPK as the Managing Director from 1994 to 2008, reporting to the Board of Directors headed by YAB Menteri Besar of Kedah.

Dato’ Shari does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder(s) of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not had a conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year 2020.

Bakri bin Jamaluddin

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 57 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 2 Jan 2022

Committee: Nil

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Nil

He worked for 34 years in the rubber and oil palm plantations with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad Group of companies. His last position was as a Senior General Manager before retiring in June 2019. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Danum Sinar Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad Group.

Dzul Effendy bin Ahmad Hayan

Alternate Director to YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman Date of Appointment: 27 March 2019
Malaysian | 40 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 5 October 2021 as an alternate Director to YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman

Length of Service (as at 1 April 2021): 2 years

Board Meeting Attendance in 2020: 9/9

Committee:
Nil

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Nil

Dzul Effendy is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and has more than sixteen (16) years of experience in strategic management, corporate finance, investment and audit.

He started his career as a Financial Auditor with Messrs. KPMG Malaysia specialising in the banking and oil and gas industries from 2004 to 2007. In November 2007, he joined Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga”) in the Corporate Finance department until 2010. In Kenanga, he executed various corporate exercises such as initial public offerings, private placements and fund-raising exercises for companies in various industries.

Subsequently, he joined Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd in November 2010 until October 2012 as a Manager (Investment), where he was involved in providing direct investments to start-up and high growth companies in the ICT and technology sector.

He later joined BIMB Holdings Berhad (“BHB”) Group in 2012 and served the group for more than six (6) years. He has held various positions in the group including his last post as Vice President of the Corporate Strategy and Transformation Management Department of BHB. In BHB Group, he was involved in various corporate exercises such as investment appraisals, restructuring exercises, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising exercises through equity and debt securities as well as formulating strategies for organic and inorganic growth.

He is currently the General Manager of Corporate Finance Division of TH since September 2018.

Dzul Effendy does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder(s) of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not had a conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year 2020.

Chief Executive Officer

Mohamed Zainurin Mohamed Zain

Chief Executive Officer


Malaysian | 55 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 1 October 2021

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Nil

Mohamed Zainurin Mohamed Zain, 55, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TH Plantations Bhd, appointed on 1 October 2021.

Mohamed Zainurin Mohamed Zain has more than 30 years of experience in various capacities in several different industries; namely, Integrated Agrifood (including Halal Food Supply Chain and Halal Logistics), Plantations, Food Manufacturing, Defense and Aerospace sectors.

Mohamed Zainurin has been involved in Halal Food Supply Chain and Agriculture Plantation since 2006 with Malaysian Agrifood Corporation Berhad, a Khazanah Nasional Berhad (KNB) wholly-owned subsidiary as Vice President of Finance and subsequently promoted as Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Development. He then joined KNB as Senior Vice President of Agrifood Unit of Khazanah Research & Investment Division.

During his tenure in KNB, he was seconded to Ministry of Agriculture of Malaysia as CEO for the Malaysian Modern Agriculture Project. Later in 2012, he was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer of Malaysia Agrifood Corporation Group of Companies as one of the key personnel managing several strategic collaboration initiatives of the integrated premium Vegetables, Fruits and Halal Cold Chain Logistics business with domestic business partners and reputable foreign investors.

He was formerly Financial Controller in New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad based in Papua New Guinea before joining THP.

Mohamed Zainurin does not have any family relationship with any director and/ or major shareholder(s) of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not had a conviction for any offence within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year 2021.

(Information as at 2 January 2022)