Board of Directors

The Board, which comprises eight (8) members, is assisted in the discharge of its duties by the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

 

DATUK SERI JOHARI BIN ABDUL GHANI

Chairman
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director


NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

56/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

4 MARCH 2019

(RE-DESIGNATED AS CHAIRMAN W.E.F 1 APRIL 2019)


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Chairman, Board Nomination Committee

Chairman, Board Remuneration Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Chartered Accountant, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Corporate Recovery/Turnaround

Finance

Business Management


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

    Others

Chairman, C.I. Holdings Berhad

Director, JAG Capital Holdings Sdn Bhd

     

    Public Companies

None


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Datuk Seri Johari bin Abdul Ghani began his career at an international accounting firm, Peat Marwick & Co. (now known as KPMG). He has been involved in the corporate world for more than twenty-six (26) years holding senior positions in several companies both listed and unlisted in various industries. Datuk Seri Johari was the Minister of Finance II from 27 July 2016 until 9 May 2018.


DATO' AHMAD IBNIHAJAR

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

70/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

27 NOVEMBER 2015


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Member, Board Nomination Committee

Member, Board Remuneration Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration), University of Malaya

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Malaysia


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Banking

Investment

Management

Leadership


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

None

 

    Public Companies

None

    Others

Director, Associate Company of KUB

Chairman, Heirs Corporation Sdn Bhd since 1991

Chairman, Penang Sentral Sdn Bhd


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Dato’ Ahmad Ibnihajar began his career as a Forex Dealer and Portfolio Manager with Malayan Banking Berhad, London in 1976. Subsequently, he was involved in the local stockbroking industry as Managing Directors. He also has vast experience in venture capital and property development industries. Dato’ Ahmad was the Chairman of D’Nonce Technology Berhad (2000-2018) and Commerce Assurance Berhad (2001-2005) and has held directorships in Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (2000-2013) and PW Consolidated Berhad (1997-2004).


MOHAMMAD FARISH NIZAR BIN OTHMAN

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

48/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

27 NOVEMBER 2015


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Chairman, Board Audit Committee

Member, Board Employee Share Option Scheme Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), International Islamic University of Malaysia

Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Finance

Accounting

Strategic Management

Corporate Governance


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

None

 

    Public Companies

None

    Others

Director, Corporate Services of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad)


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Mohammad Farish is currently the Director of Corporate Services of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (‘MTDC’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, which is involved in the commercialisation of public/private sector research results, early stage technology ventures, innovation policy development, incubation space and fund management.


He was a Chartered Accountant, attached with Messrs. PricewaterhouseCoopers Kuala Lumpur from 1996 to 2000 and subsequently with Messrs. KPMG Kuala Lumpur from 2002 to 2004, both in the Assurance and Business Advisory practice, covering various industries.


Mohammad Farish then joined MTDC as the Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services. In 2010 he joined Scomi Engineering Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, as the General Manager of Business Development and Tender Coordination.


He then returned to MTDC in May 2014 as the Director of Advisory and Value-added Services.


DATUK HAJI MOHD HANIFF BIN HAJI KOSLAN

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

61/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

25 AUGUST 2016


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Member, Board Risk Management Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

International Executive Master of Business Administration, Paris Graduate School of Management, France

Certified International Project Manager & Fellow, American Academy of Project Management

Registered Business Analyst & Fellow, American Academy of Financial Management


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Property Development

Construction

Taxation

Business Strategies

Management


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

None

 

    Public Companies

None

    Others

None


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Datuk Haji Mohd Haniff bin Haji Koslan began his career as a Tax Assistant with Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia in 1980. He then became a Tax Consultant with Messrs. K.K San Liew & Loke from 1984 to 1986 and Messrs. Aidid & Co from 1986 to 1989. He was the Executive Directors of Kumpulan KKHM Sdn Bhd from 1989 to 1997 and Bridgecon Holdings Berhad from 1997 to 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was the President of Ranhill Corporation Sdn Bhd.


DATUK NORLIZA BINTI ABDUL RAHIM

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

51/FEMALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

28 AUGUST 2018


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Member, Board Risk Management Committee

Member, Board Remuneration Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Bachelor of Commerce and Management (Majoring in Accounting), Lincoln University

Diploma in Accountancy, Politeknik Ungku Omar


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Property Development

Construction

Information Communication and Technology


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

None

 

    Public Companies

None

    Others

Director, Koperasi Melayu Bukit Gelugor


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Datuk Norliza binti Abdul Rahim is currently the General Manager of Prime View Sdn Bhd and a Director of Koperasi Melayu Bukit Gelugor. She served as an Assistant Director of State Housing Office, Penang from 1992 to 1996 and a Board Member of JKP Sdn Bhd, a development company based in Penang, from 2013 until 31 July 2018.


From 2015 to 31 July 2018, she was the Chairman of Mutiara.com, a company specialising in information and communication technology solutions and services. Datuk Norliza was a Member of the Upper House (Senator) from May 2011 to May 2017.


MEGAT JOHA BIN MEGAT ABDUL RAHMAN

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

57/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

4 MARCH 2019


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Member, Board Audit Committee


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, United States of America

Degree in Accounting and Finance, Boston University, Massachusetts, United States of America


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Finance

Corporate Restructuring

Strategic Planning


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

Group Managing Director, C.I Holdings Berhad

 

    Public Companies

Chairman, Central Cables Berhad

    Others

Chairman, several Subsidiary Companies of KUB


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Encik Megat Joha bin Megat Abdul Rahman started his career with Peat Marwick Mitchell, Chicago, United States of America. Having passed the USA CPA examination in 1987 in Chicago he joined KPMG Kuala Lumpur in 1988.


In 1991, he joined Kumpulan FIMA Berhad where he served in various capacities including as the Vice President for the Agro-based group and business development and as the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (‘CEO’) for Percetakan Keselamatan Nasional and Security Printers.


In 1998, Encik Megat Joha joined the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (‘KLSE’) (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) as Investigations Senior Manager for Market Supervision. In 1999, he led the project team in establishing the Labuan International Financial Exchange (‘LFX’) for the KLSE, and held the post of Assistant General Manager at LFX until 2002. He left the KLSE in early 2002 to assume the post of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director (Operations) at Mayban Securities Sdn Bhd until late 2005. He was the Group CEO of Majuperak Holdings Berhad.


KASINATHAN A/L TULASI

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

62/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 OCTOBER 2020


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

None


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn

Bachelor of Law (LL.B)(Hons.), University of London


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Legal and compliance


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

C.I. Holdings Berhad

 

    Public Companies

Central Cable Berhad

    Others

Consultant, Messrs. Affendi Zahari


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Mr. Kasinathan A/L Tulasi began his career as Legal Executive with Messrs. Shah & Burke, a firm of solicitors based in London, and read in chambers of Mr. Philip Waller QC, also in London.


He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1991. Subsequently, he joined Messr. Sajali, Amier & Partners as Legal Assistant. In 1992, Mr. Kasinathan set up the partnership of Messrs. A. Zahari Thulasi (nka Messrs. Affendi Zahari). He was a practising Advocate & Solicitor from 1991 until 2019, before taking up the role of a Consultant with Messrs. Affendi Zahari.


Mr. Kasinathan also served as Directors of two (2) public companies.


TEE BENG THONG

Independent Non-Executive Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

53/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 OCTOBER 2020


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

None


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Associate Member, Certified Practising Accountant, Australia

Degree, Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

C-suites and Board interactions

Financial statements

Community relations

Goal-setting and strategic planning

Strategic advisory


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

None

 

    Public Companies

None

    Others

None


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Mr. Tee Beng Thong started his career in 1993 with Coopers & Lybrand (nka PricewaterhouseCoopers). Subsequently, he went into the distributorship of global Fast-Moving Consumer Brands with BBB Distributor Sdn Bhd.


In year 2000, he joined JM Williams & Associates Sdn Bhd as Senior Consultant/Partner, heading the FMCG and Financial Services Industries Executive Search assignments for Multinational Corporations across Asia Pacific. He later joined JMW International Pty Ltd, Sydney as Chief Executive Officer before setting up Seek Executive Search Sdn Bhd ('Seek'), focusing on human resource services and leadership consulting for global multinational, regional and local conglomerates.


Earlier, Mr. Tee Beng Thong served as Directors in both public and private companies.


AHMED FAIRUZ BIN ABDUL AZIZ

Group Managing Director

NATIONALITY

MALAYSIAN

AGE/GENDER

42/MALE

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 OCTOBER 2020


BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

None


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S)

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics, United Kingdom


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Corporate Finance

Tax, treasury and financial reporting

Audit and advisory


PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP(S)

    Listed

Pos Malaysia Berhad

 

    Public Companies

KUB Development Berhad

    Others

Directors within KUB Group of Companies


WORKING EXPERIENCE(S)


Encik Ahmed Fairuz has more than eighteen (18) years of experience in audit and advisory, corporate finance, tax, treasury and financial reporting in various sectors including industrial products, services, banking, automotive and property development.


He started his career with Messrs. Arthur Andersen & Co. in 2001 and subsequently joined Messrs. Ernst & Young. Encik Ahmed Fairuz was attached with CIMB Investment Bank Berhad from 2005-2008, assuming roles in the investment banking and group corporate finance divisions. He later joined Naza Corporation Group of Companies ('Naza'). His last position at Naza was the Group Chief Financial Officer before joining KUB Malaysia Berhad on 4 January 2016 as the Group Chief Financial Officer.


Prior to his appointment as the Group Managing Director, he was the Group Chief Executive Officer of KUB Malaysia Berhad from 13 December 2019 to 30 September 2020.


He is also a Director of two (2) public companies and subsidiaries of KUB Group.


Additional Information


1.


Save as disclosed above, none of the directors have any family relationship with or are related to any director and/or substantial shareholders of KUB Malaysia Berhad, or have any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the Company:

 

i.


JAG Capital Holdings Sdn Bhd is a substantial shareholder of KUB.

 

ii.

The nominee Directors of JAG Capital Holdings Sdn Bhd are:

  • Datuk Seri Johari bin Abdul Ghani

  • Megat Joha bin Megat Abdul Rahman


2.


None of the directors have been convicted for offences within the past five (5) years or imposed with any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year other than traffic offences, if any.


*Information updated as of 1 October 2020

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