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    WHO WE ARE
    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ibrahim bin Mohd Zain

Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ibrahim bin Mohd Zain, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 30 June 2014. He is the Chairman of the Board, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ibrahim is a graduate from the British Institute of Management and Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom, and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Ohio in the United States of America.

Upon Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ibrahim’s graduation in 1965, he joined University Technology MARA (formerly known as Institute of Technology MARA) as a lecturer and headed its school of business and then became its dean of academic. He was subsequently appointed as a Council Member/Director, a position which he held until October 2006.

Previously, Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Ibrahim had served as Chief Executive Officer of Amanah International Finance Berhad, Amanah Chase Merchant Bank Berhad and Oriental Bank Berhad, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Setron (Malaysia) Berhad, Chairman of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat (M) Berhad, Bescorp Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysia Industries Berhad, Pan Malaysian Holdings Berhad, Pan Malaysia Capital Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad and Kawan Food Berhad, Deputy Chairman of Metrojaya Berhad and Director of K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad and AMMB Holdings Berhad.

Currently, the only directorship of Tan Sri Dato’ Ibrahim in other public companies and listed issuers is Censof Holdings Berhad.

Darmendran Kunaretnam

Non-Independent Executive Director, Group Managing Director

Mr. Darmendran Kunaretnam, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company and as the Group Managing Director on 3 March 2015. Currently, he does not sit in any of the Board Committees of the Company.

Mr. Darmendran graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with a Business Degree majoring in Accounting. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He spent ten (10) years as Group Manager in the Audit Division of an international public accounting firm from 1985 to 1995.

Mr. Darmendran then joined Gold Bridge Engineering & Construction Berhad (“Gold Bridge”) as the General Manager of the Finance and Corporate Planning Division in 1996 and successfully listed Gold Bridge on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He went on to restructure and list Safeguards Corporation Berhad (“Safeguards”) on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in June 1997. He was later appointed to the Board of Safeguards in August 1997. In year 2007, he, together with his partner, took Safeguards private.

Subsequently, Mr. Darmendran was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Kejuruteraan Samudra Timur Berhad (“KSTB”) and its group of subsidiaries prior to being appointed to the Board of KSTB as a Non-Executive Director on 26 February 2009. He was redesignated as Executive Director on 24 August 2009 and continues to hold this position till present.

Chee Cheng Chun

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chee Cheng Chun, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 3 March 2015. Currently, he does not sit in any of the Board Committees of the Company.

Mr. Chee graduated from Imperial College, London with a Master of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering. He worked as Business Development Manager in Kejuruteraan Samudra Timur Berhad (“KSTB”) before he was appointed to the Board of KSTB. Currently, the only directorship of Mr. Chee in other public companies is KSTB, which was delisted on 27 December 2016.

Tai Keat Chai

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Tai Keat Chai, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 6 March 2015. He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Mr. Tai is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He began his career with KPMG in London and moved on subsequently to PWC in Kuala Lumpur. In 1981, he joined Alliance Investment Bank Berhad for seven (7) years before venturing into stock-broking, working with SJ Securities Sdn. Bhd., AA Anthony Securities Sdn. Bhd. and Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad as General Manager, Director and dealer’s representative respectively.

Currently, Mr. Tai’s directorships in other public companies and listed issuers include Marine & General Berhad, Microlink Solutions Berhad and MIDF Amanah Asset Management Berhad.

Tai Keat Chai

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Tai Keat Chai, aged 63, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 6 March 2015. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Mr. Tai is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He began his career with KPMG in London and PWC in Kuala Lumpur. In 1981, he joined Alliance Investment Bank Berhad for seven (7) years before venturing into stock-broking, working with SJ Securities Sdn. Bhd., AA Anthony Securities Sdn. Bhd. and Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad asGeneral Manager, Director and dealer’s representative respectively.

Currently, Mr. Tai is holding the directorshipsin four (4) other public listed companies and listed corporations, namely, Marine & General Berhad (formerly knowns as Silk Holdings Berhad), OmestiBerhad, MicrolinkSolutions Berhad and MIDF Amanah Asset Management Berhad.

Adnan bin Ahmad

Independent Non-Executive Director

Encik Adnan bin Ahmad, a Malaysian, male, was appointed to the Board of the Company on 12 April 2018. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

Encik Adnan graduated with a Diploma in Industrial Relations. He started his career with Messrs. Hanafiah, Raslan & Mohamad in 1967. He then joined Safeguards G4S Sdn. Bhd., holding various positions, including Head of Human Resource & Administration and Head of Administration and Regulatory and Premises. He was also the Chairman of Koperasi Pelaburan Pekerja-Perkerja Safeguards from 1997 until his retirement on 31 March 2014.

Currently, the only directorship of Encik Adnan in other public companies is KSTB, which was delisted on 27 December 2016.