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

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: 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 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.

Dato’ Shari Bin Haji Osman

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

Date of Appointment: 1 June 2015

Length of Service (as at 1 April 2021): 5 years 10 months

Board Meeting Attendance in 2020: 9/9

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

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.

Mohd Adzahar bin Abdul Wahid

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

Date of Appointment: 24 May 2017

Length of Service (as at 1 April 2021): 3 years 10 months

Board Meeting Attendance in 2020: 9/9

Committee:
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Investment Committee
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration 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.

Dzul Effendy Bin Ahmad Hayan

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 40 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 27 March 2019

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

Board Meeting Attendance in 2020: 9/9

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

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

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