Board of Directors

Datuk Haji Hasni bin Harun

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Datuk Haji Hasni bin Harun

Datuk Haji Hasni Harun, aged 60, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 20 June 2017. He is also the Chairman of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Datuk Haji Hasni is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Datuk Haji Hasni holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from United States International University San Diego, California and a Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) degree from University of Malaya.

Datuk Haji Hasni held several senior positions in the Accountant General’s Office from 1980 to 1994. He was the Senior General Manager of the Investment Department at the Employees Provident Fund Board from 1994 to 2001 and the Managing Director of RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd from 2001 until 2006. He then joined DRB-HICOM Berhad as Group Chief Financial Officer until December 2006. In January 2007, he joined MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”) as the Group Chief Operating Officer. In March 2008, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MMC, prior to his appointment as the Group Managing Director of MMC in May 2010 until June 2013.

Datuk Haji Hasni is currently the Chairman of Gas Malaysia Berhad and a Director of Permodalan Felcra Sdn Bhd.

Dato' Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad Noh

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

 Dato' Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad Noh

Dato’ Sri Che Khalib Mohamad Noh, aged 52, a Malaysian, male, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 9 December 2014. He was appointed to the Board as the Managing Director on 1 July 2013 before being re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

A qualified accountant, Dato’ Sri Che Khalib is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (CA, M) and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK) United Kingdom. Currently, Dato’ Sri Che Khalib is the Group Managing Director of MMC Corporation Berhad (“MMC”). Dato’ Sri Che Khalib began his career with Messrs Ernst & Young in 1989 and later joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad. Between 1992 and 1999, he served in several companies within the Renong Group. In June 1999, Dato’ Sri Che Khalib joined Ranhill Utilities Berhad as Chief Executive Officer. He then assumed the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KUB Malaysia Berhad. Dato’ Sri Che Khalib was appointed as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Tenaga Nasional Berhad on 1 July 2004 where he served eight years until the completion of his contract on 30 June 2012. He then joined DRB-HICOM Berhad as the Chief Operating Officer of Finance, Strategy and Planning in July 2012.

Dato’ Sri Che Khalib was previously a member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Khazanah Nasional Berhad between 2000 and 2004. He also served as a Board member within the United Engineers Malaysia Group of companies and Bank Industri & Teknologi Malaysia Berhad.

Dato’ Sri Che Khalib currently sits on the Board of MMC, Gas Malaysia Berhad, Johor Port Berhad, MMC Engineering Group Berhad, Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, NCB Holdings Berhad, Kontena Nasional Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd and several private limited companies.

Madam Cindy Tan Ler Chin

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Madam Cindy Tan Ler Chin Madam Cindy Tan Ler Chin, aged 57, a Malaysian, female, was appointed to the Board of the Company as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 9 August 2007. She is also a member of the Board Risk and Investment Committee and Board Procurement Committee.
 
Cindy Tan obtained an Honours degree in Economics, majoring in statistics, from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1984. In 1991, she obtained a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance, accorded by the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. In 1995, she attended the Wharton-National University of Singapore Banking Programme.

Cindy Tan joined Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) in 1984. Since then she has served in the Finance Department, Treasury Department, Fund Management Function and was the Head of Fixed Income Investment of EPF until June 2009, when she was appointed to her current position as the Head of Investment Compliance and Settlement of EPF.

Datuk Ooi Teik Huat

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Ooi Teik Huat

Datuk Ooi Teik Huat, aged 57, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2012. He is also a member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Procurement Committee.

Datuk Ooi obtained a Bachelor degree in Economics from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 1984 and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Certified Public Accountants Australia.

Datuk Ooi began his career with Messrs Hew & Co., Chartered Accountants in 1984. After leaving Messrs Hew & Co. in June 1989, he joined Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad until August 1993. He subsequently joined Pengkalan Securities Sdn Bhd in August 1993 as Head of Corporate Finance, before leaving in September 1996 to set up Meridian Solutions Sdn Bhd where he is presently a director.

Datuk Ooi also sits on the boards of MMC Corporation Berhad, Tradewinds (M) Berhad, Tradewinds Plantation Berhad, DRB-HICOM Berhad, Zelan Berhad, Johor Port Berhad, Gas Malaysia Berhad, MARDEC Berhad, Padiberas Nasional Berhad, Tradewinds Corporation Berhad and several private limited companies.

Datuk Idris bin Abdullah

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Idris bin Abdullah

Datuk Idris bin Abdullah, aged 60, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 11 December 2012. He is the Chairman of the Board Risk and Investment Committee and also a member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Datuk Idris graduated from Universiti Malaya in 1981 with a LLB. (Hons) degree and is currently a Senior Partner in Messrs. Idris & Company Advocates, Kuching Sarawak.

Datuk Idris is a former Commission Member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia from 2007 to 2014 and a Commission Member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission  from 2011 to 2015. He was a director of Bank Pembangunan Berhad (Malaysian Development Bank Berhad) from 2010 to 2014.

He currently sits on the board of directors of NCB Holdings Berhad, DRB-HICOM Berhad, Pos Malaysia Berhad and several private limited companies.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad bin Syed Abdul Kadir

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad bin Syed Abdul Kadir

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad bin Syed Abdul Kadir, aged 71, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 11 December 2012. He is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee and also a member of the Board Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Board Risk and Investment Committee.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Universiti Malaya in 1971. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, USA, in 1977 and proceeded to obtain a PhD (Business Management) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA in 1986. In 2005, he obtained a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons.) from the University of Malaya. He obtained the Certificate in Legal Practice in 2008 from the Malaysian Professional Legal Board. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in July 2009, and obtained the Master of Law (Corporate Law) from Universiti Teknologi MARA in December 2009. In June 2011, he became a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom and in May 2012, he became the fellow of the said Institute.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad started his career in 1973 as Senior Project Officer, School of Financial Management at the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and held various positions before his final appointment as Deputy Director (Academic). In November 1988, he joined the Ministry of Education as Secretary of Higher Education and thereafter assumed the post of Deputy Secretary (Foreign and Domestic Borrowing, Debt Management), Finance Division of Federal Treasury. Between June 1993 to June 1997, he joined the board of directors of Asian Development Bank, Manila, the Philippines, first as alternate Executive Director and later as an Executive Director. In July 1997, he joined the Ministry of Finance as Secretary (Tax Division) and subsequently became the Deputy Secretary General (Operations) of Ministry of Finance. Prior to his retirement, he was Secretary General, Ministry of Human Resources from August 2000 to February 2003.

Datuk Dr. Syed Muhamad is the Chairman of CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad and Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Euro Holdings Berhad, Solution Engineering Holdings Berhad, BSL Corporation Berhad and ACR ReTakaful Berhad and several private limited companies.

Datuk Rozimi bin Remeli

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Rozimi bin Remeli Datuk Rozimi bin Remeli, aged 61, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 16 October 2017. He is also the Chairman of the Board Procurement Committee.

Datuk Rozimi obtained a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1979, a Bachelor in Engineering from Northorp University, USA in 1984 and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1996.

Datuk Rozimi has over 32 years of extensive leadership experience in the energy industry. He began his career with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (“TNB”) since 1984, holding various positions until his retirement in January 2016. In 2006, he was appointed as a General Manager in the Asset Maintenance Department, Transmission Division. In 2007, he was promoted to Senior General Manager where he was primarily responsible for effectively managing transmission project management to ensure adherence to contractual specifications, costing and timely completion.

In 2010, he was promoted to Vice President (Transmission) where he was entrusted with the overall performance of TNB transmission business which focuses on transporting electricity, managing the division’s assets and operating and maintaining the transmission network.

Datuk Rozimi also sits on the boards of Sarawak Cable Berhad and several private limited companies.

Cik Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Mokhtar Shah

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cik Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Mokhtar Shah

Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Mokhtar Shah, a Malaysian, female, aged 24, was appointed to the Board on 23 May 2018 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director.
 
Sharifah Sofia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of York, United Kingdom (“UK”) and obtained a Master of Science in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK.
 
Sharifah Sofia started her career as a summer analyst in Morgan Stanley, Singapore in June 2014, where she gained a sound understanding of the economic climate and political situation of the region. She was an External Consultant to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation from October 2015 to May 2016, working closely with the Ethiopian country team, where she and her team produced an integrated index to measure women's empowerment and a set of realistic recommendations unique to the Ethiopian context. Sharifah Sofia joined Pos Malaysia Berhad (“Pos Malaysia”) as Special Officer to the Group Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) from January to October 2017. In Pos Malaysia, shadowing the Group CEO, she completed a rotational placement within the organisation where she learned the operations and achieved a greater understanding of the postal and courier, logistics and aviation industries. She was attached to the Ecommerce team and separately, had spearheaded and lead a small team of individuals from different departments to foster the spirit of innovation based on root cause analysis, covering the topics of operational excellence, automation, customer centricity, and so on.
 
Sharifah Sofia was on a stint with the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, where she acquired a greater understanding of microfinance and the operation of social businesses, and was also a Congressional Intern in Washington DC, USA. She received the Gold Duke of Edinburgh award and subsequently in 2015, was accorded the York Award in recognition of her involvement in the student community at the University of York.
 
She is currently a Director in DRB-HICOM Berhad and Pos Malaysia Berhad, listed public companies and Lotus Advanced Technologies Sdn Bhd.

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