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Meet our Board of Directors and Management Team.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tan Sri Amirsham A Aziz

Tan Sri Amirsham bin A Aziz

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive 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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Johari Abdul Muid

Johari bin Abdul Muid

Independent Non-Executive 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
  • Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation (Malaysia) 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

Independent Non-Executive 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:

  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Berhad
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)

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:

  • Etiqa Insurance Berhad
  • Etiqa Takaful Berhad
  • Etiqa International Holdings Berhad
  • Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad
Present Appointment(s):
  • Chairman, Etiqa Insurance Berhad
  • Chairman, Etiqa Takaful Berhad
  • Chairman, Etiqa International Holdings Berhad
  • Chairman, 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, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) (2004-2008)
  • Deputy Director-General, MIDA (2001-2003)
  • Director, Industrial Promotion Division overseeing 16 MIDA overseas offices (1996-2000)
  • Director, 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 Appointment(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

Datin 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.