Deputy Chairman/ Group Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian, age 58, joined the Board in July 2003.
He was appointed as Executive Deputy Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer in August and September 2003 respectively and on 1 February 2007, he was re-designated as the Deputy Chairman.
He re-assumed the additional responsibilities of Group Chief Executive Officer in April 2008.
He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has more than 30 years experience in financial and general management.
He is an executive director of Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd ("UT"), Tanjong Public Limited Company (listed on the Bursa Securities and the London Stock Exchange plc) of which he is also the executive director, in which UT has significant interests.
He also serves as a non-executive director on the boards of directors of several other companies in which UT also has significant interests viz. Johnston Press plc (listed on the London Stock Exchange plc) and Maxis Berhad (listed on the Bursa Securities).
In addition, he is also a director in an independent non-executive capacity and the chairman of the Audit Committee of KLCC Property Holdings Berhad and a non-independent non-executive director of MEASAT Global Berhad, both listed on the Bursa Securities.