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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tan Sri Amirsham A Aziz

Tan Sri Amirsham bin A Aziz

Chairman, Non-Executive Director and Public Interest Director *

Tan Sri Amirsham bin A Aziz
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 66
Date of Appointment 1 March 2015
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
2 years
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons), University of Malaya
  • Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member)
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • CapitaLand Limited, Singapore

Other public companies:

  • Petroliam Nasional Berhad
  • RAM Holdings Berhad
  • Samling Global Limited, Bermuda
  • StarChase Motorsports Limited, Hong Kong
Present Appointment(s)
  • Chairman, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
  • Chairman, Financial Services Talent Council
  • Chairman, Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Director, Lingui Development Berhad (2011-2014)
  • Director, CapitaMall Limited, Singapore (2011-2014)
  • Chairman, National Economic Advisory Council (2009-2011)
  • Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (2008-2009)
  • President & Chief Executive Officer, Malayan Banking Berhad (1994-2008)

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Datuk Seri Tajuddin Bin Atan

Datuk Seri Tajuddin bin Atan

CEO, Non-Independent Executive Director

Datuk Seri Tajuddin bin Atan
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 57
Date of Appointment 1 April 2011
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
5 years 11 months
Duration of Previous Appointment as Non-Executive Director and Public Interest Director 14 July 2008 - 31 March 2011
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2016
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Ohio
  • Fellow Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Nil

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad Group
  • Chairman, Yayasan Bursa Malaysia
  • Capital Market Development Fund
  • Securities Industry Development Corporation
Present Appointment(s)
  • Member, Executive Committee of Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre
  • Member, Financial Reporting Foundation
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Group Managing Director, RHB Capital Berhad and Managing Director, RHB Bank Berhad (2009-2011)
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2008-2014)
  • Member, SME Corp Malaysia (2008-2013)
  • President/Group Managing Director, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (2007-2009)
  • CEO, Bank Simpanan Nasional (2004-2007)
  • Managing Director, Chase Perdana Berhad (2001-2004)

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Dato' Eshah Meor Suleiman

Dato' Eshah binti Meor Suleiman

Non-Executive Director and Public Interest Director *

>Dato' Eshah binti Meor Suleiman
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 62
Date of Appointment 1 November 2014
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
2 years 4 months
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons), University of Malaya
  • Diploma in Public Administration, Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN)
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance, Oklahoma City University
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Pos Malaysia Berhad
  • UMW Holdings Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Nil
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Director, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (January 2004-September 2008 and July 2011-June 2014)
  • Alternate Director, Malaysian Airline System Berhad (November 2012-June 2014)
  • Alternate Director, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (June 2011-October 2014)
  • Director, Global Maritime Ventures Berhad (subsidiary of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad) (June 2008-June 2014)
  • Under Secretary, Statutory Bodies Strategic Management Division, Ministry of Finance (January 2014-October 2014)
  • Principal Assistant Secretary, Deputy Under Secretary and Under Secretary, Investment, Minister of Finance Incorporated and Privatisation Division (1995-2013)
  • Assistant Secretary, Government Procurement Management Division, Ministry of Finance (1991-1992)
  • Assistant Director, Macro Economic Section, Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department (1981-1990)

Johari Abdul Muid

Johari bin Abdul Muid

Non-Executive Director and Public Interest Director *

Johari bin Abdul Muid
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 59
Date of Appointment 1 April 2016
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
11 months
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (Fellow Member)
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Nil

Other public companies:

  • Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad
  • Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and its clearing house (Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn Bhd)
Present Appointment(s)
  • Director, Nomura Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Nomura Islamic Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • Investment Panel Member, Kumpulan Wang Amanah Pencen
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Managing Director, RHB Bank Berhad (November 2011-November 2013)
  • Director, RHB Bank Berhad (April 2005-July 2013)
  • Director, RHB Capital Berhad (April 2005-November 2011)
  • Director, RHB Islamic Bank Berhad (January 2008-November 2011)
  • Director, RHB Investment Bank Berhad (April 2005-January 2008)
  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Employees Provident Fund (2007-2011)
  • Chief Investment Officer, Employees Provident Fund (2004-2006)
  • Chief Investment Officer, ValueCap Sdn Bhd (2003-2004)
  • Institutional Sales, CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd (1994-2002)
  • Treasury Division, Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad (1983-1994)
  • Money Market Dealer, Asian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (1981-1983)

Dato’ Zuraidah binti Atan

Datin Mariam Prudence binti Yusof

Non-Executive Director and Public Interest Director *

Datin Mariam Prudence binti Yusof
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 64
Date of Appointment 19 February 2017
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • BA (Hons) University of Malaya
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • C.I. Holdings Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Nil
Present Appointment(s)
  • Chairman, SISMA Group of Companies
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Chairman, The Ayer Molek Rubber Company Berhad [Voluntary Winding-up] (2007-2013)
  • Executive Director, Equity Market, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad (2006-2007)
  • Executive Director, Dealing, MIDF Sisma Securities Sdn Bhd (1997-2006)
  • Chairman, Association of Stockbroking Companies of Malaysia (2002-2003)
  • Director (Corporate Nominee), PB Securities Sdn Bhd (1990-1997)
  • Dealer Representative, HA Securities Sdn Bhd (1984-1990)

Dato' Saiful Bahri Zainuddin

Dato’ Saiful Bahri bin Zainuddin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Saiful Bahri bin Zainuddin
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 55
Date of Appointment 27 June 2008
Length of Service 
(as at 28 February 2017)
8 years 8 months
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2015
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Science (Economics & Finance), Western Michigan University
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • OSK Holdings Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and its clearing house (Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn Bhd)
Present Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, OSK Holdings Berhad
  • Director, Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Centre
  • Director, Secondary Market Advisory Council
  • Financial Adviser to the State Government of Negeri Sembilan
  • Member, Securities Commission’s Securities Law Consultative Committee
  • Member, Negeri Sembilan State Government Think Tank
  • Investment Committee Member, Eastspring Investments Berhad
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Managing Director, Business Development, Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad (2014-2015)
  • Head of Stockbroking Division, Affin Investment Bank Berhad (2007-2013)
  • Executive Director, Affin Holdings Berhad (2009-2010)
  • Managing Director, Affin UOB Securities (2002)
  • Chairman, Association of Stockbroking Companies Malaysia (2006, 2008-2010)
  • Executive Director and Executive Director Dealing, Rashid Hussain Securities (1992-1999, 2002)
  • CEO/Executive Director Dealing, Fima Securities Sdn Bhd (2000-2001)

 


Datuk Karownakaran

Datuk Karownakaran @ Karunakaran Ramasamy

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Karownakaran @ Karunakaran a/l Ramasamy
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 66
Date of Appointment 28 March 2013
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017):
3 years 11 months
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2016
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hon) in Accounting, University of Malaya
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Malayan Banking Berhad
  • IOI Corporation Berhad
  • Chairman, Integrated Logistics Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Chairman, Etiqa Insurance Berhad
  • Chairman, Etiqa Takaful Berhad
  • Maybank (Cambodia) PLC
  • Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Director, Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad (2012-2016)
  • Director, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (2011-2014)
  • Director, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (2009-2014)
  • Director-General of Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) (2004-2008)
  • Deputy Director-General of MIDA (2001-2003)
  • Director of Industrial Promotion Division overseeing 16 MIDA overseas offices (1996-2000)
  • Director of MIDA in Singapore, Germany and London (1978-1995)

Datuk Chai Way Leong

Datuk Chay Wai Leong

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Chay Wai Leong
Nationality/Age Singaporean / 53
Permanent Resident of Malaysia
Date of Appointment 28 March 2013
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
3 years 11 months
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2015
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, National University of Singapore
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Nil

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Berhad
  • K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad
  • Kenanga Vietnam Securities Joint Stock Corporation
  • Securities Industry Development Corporation
Present Appointment(s)
  • Group Managing Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (May 2011- January 2017)
  • Managing Director, RHB Investment Bank Berhad and Director of Corporate & Investment Banking, RHB Banking Group Berhad (2006-2011)
  • Country Head, Malaysia and Head of Regional Organization for Southeast Asia, Standard Bank Group (2002-2006)
  • Director, Head of Investment Banking Malaysia, JP Morgan Chase Bank (2000-2002)
  • Director of Investment Banking, Jardine Fleming in Hong Kong (1990-2000)
  • Senior Investment Analyst, Bankers Trust Brokerage in Singapore (1987-1990)

Ghazali Haji Daraman

Ghazali Haji Darman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ghazali Haji Darman
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 52
Date of Appointment 28 March 2013
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017):
3 years 11 months
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2015
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Accounting, University of Canberra
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Nil

Other public companies:

  • Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Commissioner for PT Praisindo Teknologi, Jakarta (2012-2015)
  • Advisor to Outsourcing Malaysia (2014-2015)
  • Head of Domain, DHL IT Services Sdn Bhd (2006-2010)
  • Partner, Accenture (1986-2006)
  • Director, Accenture Solutions Sdn Bhd (until 2006)
  • Director, Accenture Sdn Bhd (until 2006)

Pushpanathan a/l S.A. Kanagarayar

Pushpanathan A/L S.A. Kanagarayar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Pushpanathan A/L S.A. Kanagarayar
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 64
Date of Appointment 23 June 2014
Length of Service
(as at 28 February 2017)
2 years 8 months
Date of Last Re-election 31 March 2016
Academic / Professional Qualification(s):
  • Institute Of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (Member)
  • Malaysian Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) (Member)
  • Malaysian Institute Of Accountants (MIA) (Member)
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • IJM Corporation Berhad
  • IJM Plantations Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Asian Institute of Finance Berhad
  • Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad
  • Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad
Present Directorship(s)
  • Council Member, MICPA
  • Trustee, World Wildlife Fund Malaysia
  • Trustee, Malaysian Community Education Foundation
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s):
  • Board Member, Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) (2009-2015)
  • Honorary Secretary, Financial Reporting Foundation (2010-2015)
  • President, MICPA (2012-2014)
  • Council Member, MIA (2012-2014)
  • Partner, Messrs Ernst & Young (1983-2009)
  • Chairman, Adjudication and/or Organising Committees, National Annual Corporate Report Awards (2003-2009)
  • Chairman, MICPA’s Financial Statements Review Committee and Project Chairman of the Insurance Standards Working Group of MASB on FRS 4 (2003-2007)
  • Member, International Federation of Accountants’ Developing Nations Permanent Taskforce (2004-2005)

Dato’ Zuraidah binti Atan

Grace Yeoh Cheng Geok

Independent Non-Executive Director

Grace Yeoh Cheng Geok
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 55
Date of Appointment 24 February 2017
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Master of Laws (LLM), University of London
  • Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Nil

Other public companies:

  • CIMB Bank Berhad
Present Appointment(s)
  • Member, Management Committee and Managing Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co.
  • Head, Corporate and Commercial Law Practice Group, Shearn Delamore & Co.
  • Head, Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology Practice Group, Shearn Delamore & Co.
  • Member, Corporate and Commercial Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Member, Trade in Legal Services Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Board Member, ICC Malaysia

Notes:
* appointed by the Minister of Finance pursuant to Section 10 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 (CMSA)

Save as disclosed, the above Directors have no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Bursa Malaysia, have no conflict of interest with Bursa Malaysia, have not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years.

Save for the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, all the Non-Executive Directors satisfy the criteria of an independent director as defined under Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Main Market Listing Requirements, which include being independent of management, free from any business or other relationship which could interfere with the exercise of independent judgement, objectivity or the ability to act in the best interests of the Company, and also being independent of its major shareholders.