Leadership

KUB Malaysia Berhad has a eight-member Board comprising representatives from the public and private sectors. Datuk Seri Hj. Abd Halim Hj. Abd Samad is the Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors is assisted in the discharge of its duties by an Audit Committee, a Nomination Committee, a Remuneration Committee, an Investment Committee and a Risk Management Committee, established by the Board. The Management team is headed by the Managing Director, Dato' Wan Mohd Nor Wan Ahmad.

 

Datuk Seri Hj. Abd Halim Hj. Abd Samad

CHAIRMAN
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Investment Committee
Chairman of Employee Share Scheme Committee


Datuk Seri Hj Abd. Halim Hj Abd. Samad, aged 73, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 19 November 2009. Subsequently on 10 December 2009 he was appointed as Chairman of KUB Malaysia Berhad.

He sits on the Board of Pinehill Pacific Berhad (formerly known as Multi Vest Resources Berhad) and several subsidiary companies of KUB Malaysia Berhad.

He trained at the Teachers College Kota Bharu, Kelantan in December 1960 and served as Senior Private Secretary to YAB Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak for over 20 years. He has been actively involved in politics since 1970 and held the position of the First Chief of Wilayah Persekutuan UMNO Youth. He was also a Deputy Division Head for 15 years and currently the UMNO Deputy Division Head for Setiawangsa.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Wan Mohd Nor Wan Ahmad

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
Member of Board Investment Committee


Dato’ Wan Mohd Nor Wan Ahmad, aged 59, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 17 October 2011 and subsequently as Group Managing Director of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 19 December 2011.

Dato’ Wan Mohd Nor started his career at the Terengganu State Economic Development Corporation and later served at the Malaysian automotive conglomerate, DRB-Hicom Berhad and subsequently, as a General Manager in one of the country’s largest banking group, Hong Leong Bank. During his stint in SEDC Terengganu, he was exposed to manufacturing, timber, oil & gas, infrastructure and port operations. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Summit Petroleum (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of KUB Malaysia Berhad since September 2001 and has vast experience in strategic and operational senior management.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University of Malaya, Malaysia, a Master in Business Administration from University of South Florida, USA, a Look East Policy Programme from Central Officers’ Training Institute of Seoul, South Korea and a Master in Port Management and Harbour Administration from University of Antwerp, Belgium.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Gumuri Hussain

DIRECTOR
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of Board Remuneration Committee
Chairman of Board Nomination Committee
Member of Board Investment Committee


Dato’ Gumuri Hussain, aged 66, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 10 February 2010.

Dato’ Gumuri is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Dato’ Gumuri is currently the Chairman of SME Bank and a member of the Securities Commission and Audit Oversight Board. He sits on the Board of Media Prima Berhad and Metrod Holdings Berhad. He also sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of KUB Malaysia Berhad.

He was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad from August 2002 to August 2004. Prior to this, he was a Senior Partner and Deputy Chairman of Governance Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia. He had served as the Non-Executive Director of Bank Industri & Teknologi Malaysia Berhad, Malaysian Airlines System Berhad, Sabah Bank Berhad, Kurnia Setia Berhad and Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Berhad.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Datuk Hj Faisyal Datuk Yusof Hamdain Diego

DIRECTOR
Non Independent & Non Executive
Chairman of Board Risk Management Committee
Member of Board Audit Committee

 

Datuk Hj Faisyal Datuk Yusof Hamdain Diego, aged 52, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 18 August 2005.

He holds a degree in Economics from York University, Toronto, Canada.

Datuk Hj Faisyal has been the Executive Chairman of Arus Sutera Sdn Bhd since 1997, Director of Perkasa Trading Sdn Bhd (a SEDCO subsidiary) since 1996 until to date. He was the Treasurer of the Dewan Perniagaan Melayu Malaysia (Sabah) from 1997 until April 2007.

He sat on the Board of Directors of Bursa Malaysia from May 2004 until 8 June 2010.

He was the Chairman of Yayasan Bumiputra Sabah (Wholly owned by State Government of Sabah) from September 2010 until September 2012.

He is currently the Chairman of Suria Capital Holdings Berhad with effect from 1st January 2013.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun

DIRECTOR
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Board Audit Committee
Member of Board Nomination Committee
Member of Board Risk Management Committee


Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun, aged 41, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 19 December 2011.

Datuk Mohd Hafarizam holds a LLM in Law in Development from University of Warwick in UK and LLB (Hons) International Islamic University of Malaysia. In 1997, he was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and in 2005, he was appointed Investigating Tribunal Panel Member of the Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board.

Datuk Mohd Hafarizam is currently the Managing Partner at Messrs Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak and holds directorships in several companies namely Felda Holdings Berhad, Felda Global Ventures Sugar Sdn Bhd, Unitar Capital Sdn Bhd, Putrade Property Management Sdn Bhd and Emrail Sdn Bhd.

Prior to joining Messrs Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak, he was previously a Legal Assistant at Messrs Rashid & Lee in 1993 and a Senior Associate at Messrs Sharizat Rashid & Lee in 2004.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Ab Rahim Bin Abu Bakar

DIRECTOR
Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato' Ab Rahim Bin Abu Bakar, aged 62, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 5 August 2013.

He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.

Dato’ Ab Rahim is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at VEI Power Distribution (M) Sdn Bhd. He is also the Vice President of National Malay Chamber of Commerce, President of Bumiputra Manufacturers and Services Industry Association of Malaysia and President of Persatuan Usahawan Tenaga Malaysia. He was the General Manager in Marketing and Project ata EPE Power Corporation Berhad for more than 17 years.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Jamelah Binti A. Bakar

DIRECTOR
Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato' Jamelah Binti A. Bakar, aged 60, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 5 August 2013.

She holds a Diploma in Journalism from International Institute of Journalism, Berlin, Germany and a Associate Degree-Printing & Advertising from USA.

Dato' Jamelah is an Entrepreneur and currently a Wanita Umno executive council (Exco). She is also an advisor of the Association of Women Entrepreneur of Malaysia and was a journalist since 1971 till 1984.

She does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. She has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Sohaimi Bin Shahadan

DIRECTOR
Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato' Sohaimi Bin Shahadan, aged 44, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board of KUB Malaysia Berhad on 5 August 2013.

He holds a Masters in Corporate Communication from Putra University of Malaysia, a Masters in Business Administration from West Coast Institute Technology & Management, Perth, Australia and a Bachelor in Business Administration from National University of Malaysia.

Dato' Sohaimi holds directorships in several organizations namely Chairman of Kraftangan Malaysia, Kolej Poly-Tech Mara and MardiTech Corporation and was a Director at the Institute of Bumiputra Entrepreneurs from 2008 till 2010.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of KUB Malaysia Berhad. He has never been convicted of any offence over the past 10 years and has no conflict of interest with KUB Malaysia Berhad.