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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Datuk Dr. Ahmad Kushairi bin Din

Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 64 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 28 June 2022

Committee:
Chairman of Investment Committee
Member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member of Tender Committee ‘A’

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Nil
Non - Listed: Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad

Datuk Dr. Ahmad Kushairi holds a Diploma in Agriculture in 1979 and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Agronomy) in 1985, both from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia. He obtained the Masters of Science (Genetics) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1992 and another Masters of Science (Agronomy) from Louisiana State University (LSU), USA in 1995. He had also obtained his PhD (Genetics) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1998.

He had served the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (“MPOB”) since its establishment in 1979 until he retired as the Director-General in 2019. He had vast experiences, skills and knowledge, which amongst others include management of organisation, oil palm breeding, quantitative genetics, seed production, plantation management and management of research. He had received numerous awards and honours from MPOB, national and international organisations, including Gold Medal Research Award, Director General’s Science Excellence Challenge Trophy, Best Publication Award and Innovation Award.

Currently, he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad (Agrobank) since 17 November 2020.

Dato’ Sri Amrin bin Awaluddin

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 55 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
Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
Non-Listed:
Alhijrah Media Corporation (TV Hijrah) Berhad

Dato’ Sri Amrin 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.

He had 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, he 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), Managing Director of Boustead Holdings Berhad (2020) and Chief Executive Officer of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (2021).

Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 59 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 30 September 2021

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:
NIL
Non - Listed:
Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad

Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin obtained his Bachelor of Law (Honours) in 1986 from the University of Malaya. He is a practising advocates and solicitors, having admitted to the Malaysian Bar on 14 July 1987.

In 1990, Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin joined Messrs. Hisham, Sobri & Kadir where he is presently the Principal Partner. His main areas of practice are corporate commercial law and Islamic banking and finance. He was among one of the legal counsels involved in framing the structural framework for Islamic banking documentation in the early stages of its development in Malaysia.

He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals Malaysia since 2009. He continues to plan 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 presenting papers at conferences and forums on the subject which are held both locally and internationally.

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 the Bank Negara Malaysia on 16 February 2009 until his retirement on 18 April 2018. He was also the former director of Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia and Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad.

Currently, he sits on the boards of IJN Holdings Sdn. Bhd., Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad and Lembaga Tabung Haji.

He 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.

Bakri bin Jamaluddin

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 58 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 2 January 2022

Committee:
Chairman of the Tender A
Chairman of the Tender B
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

Bakri holds a Diploma in Agriculture from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

He began his career with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (“KLK”) in 1985 as a Cadet Planter and retired as Senior General Manager in 2019, with the option of retiring on his own accord. He has nearly 34 years of experience working in the oil palm plantation industry as well as other agro-related fields such as rubber and cocoa in Peninsular Malaysia and Indonesia. He had 19 years of experience in Peninsular Malaysia (Johor, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Kedah, and Negeri Sembilan) and 15 years of experience in Indonesia (Riau, Kalimantan Timur and Jakarta) during his time with KLK.

He was the former Board of Director of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) from June 2020 to September 2021, a committee member of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Malaysia Palm Oil Certificate Council (MPOCC) from July 2020 to July 2021 and a committee member of the Gabungan Asosiasi Pengusaha Kelapa Sawit Indonesia (GAPKI Kalimantan Timur) from 2014 to 2016.

Currently, he is the Managing Director of Danum Sinar Sdn Bhd. a subsidiary of Puncak Niaga Holding Berhad, a post he has held since January 2022. He is also a member of Main Committee of the Mechanization and Automation Research Consortium of Oil Palm (MARCOP) from February 2021 until November 2021.

Muhammad Ramizu bin Mustaffa

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 45 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 5 April 2022

Committee:
Chairman of Audit & Risk Management Committee

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: Nil

Present Directorship(s) in Other Public Companies:
Listed: Golden Pharos Berhad
Non - Listed: Permodalan Terengganu Berhad

Muhammad Ramizu bin Mustaffa holds the International Baccalaureate Diploma and a BSc (Hons) degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

He started his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen (which later merged with Ernst & Young (“EY”), Malaysia in 2000. He later joined ECM Libra Berhad before leaving Malaysia in 2004 to join EY, United Kingdom as an Executive, National Audit. His last employment in the United Kingdom was as a Manager, Corporate Finance of BDO, Reading, Thames Valley, England before returning to Malaysia to join KLCC Group in 2010 as the Head of Corporate Finance & Account Services. In KLCC Group, he played key roles in various corporate exercises including the establishment of KLCCP Stapled REIT.

Leaving KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd as the Head of Corporate Finance in 2014, he joined Sapura Resources Berhad as the aviation business Chief Financial Officer and subsequently as the Group Head of Finance, Putrajaya Leisures & Services Group Sdn Bhd. He was later appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Terengganu Incorporated Sdn Bhd before leaving the group in early 2020 to take up advisory roles with the Terengganu State’s GLCs.

Amongst his current positions are as the Financial Advisor of Mentri Besar Trengganu (Incorporated), a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Golden Pharos Berhad and a Director of Permodalan Terengganu Berhad.

Muhammad Ramizu 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 since his appointment.

Ir Mohamed Ajmel Hafiz Jamaludin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 27 June 2022

Ir Mohamed Ajmel Hafiz Jamaludin started his career as a Mechanical Engineer in Petronas Miri office 25 years ago. He left Petronas in 2009 and since then has been involved as a business and technical consultant to various industries.  He has extensive project management and business experience, especially in the energy, and oil and gas industry; throughout the project lifecycle, on assignments throughout Malaysia, North West Africa, and China. Capabilities include various aspects of new development, projects, and operations. He has been involved in various stages of project and operations such as Risk Assessment, Procurement and Governance, Cost Engineering and Control,  Detailed Design, Business and Technical Due Diligence, and 3rd Party Assessment covering both greenfield development and brownfield redevelopment.

Ir Ajmel has authored and led the development of many field development plans, concept selection reports, design basis, field layouts, cost estimations etc. These exposures provide him with valuable insights into how different stakeholders and service providers typically position themselves in securing and executing projects.

Ir Ajmel graduated with a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Southern California. He is a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Datuk Dr. Kamilia binti Ibrahim

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian | 70 Years Old | Female

Date of Appointment: 28 June 2022

Committee:TBC

Interest in Securities of the Company and its Subsidiaries: TBC

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

TBC

Dzul Effendy bin Ahmad Hayan

Alternate Director to YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman
Malaysian | 41 Years Old | Male

Date of Appointment: 27 March 2019 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and 5 October 2021 as an Alternate Director to YM Tengku Dato’ Seri Hasmuddin bin Tengku Othman

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 seventeen (17) 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 Lembaga Tabung Haji since September 2018.

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.

(Information as at 2 January 2022)