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(extracted from Annual Report 2015)

Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed Bin Haji Sepawi

Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed Bin Haji Sepawi
Chairman

Malaysian aged

66

Date of Appointment

25 July 2003

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • BSc (Hons) from University of Malaya
  • Undergraduate studies in forestry at the Australia National University
  • MSc in Forest Products from Oregon State University, USA
Board Committees
  • Chairman, Nominating Committee
  • Member, Risk Management Committee
Present Directorship in other PLC(s)
  • Ta Ann Holdings Berhad
  • Sarawak Plantation Berhad
Present Directorship in Non Listed Company

Sarawak Energy Berhad

Working Experience and Occupation

Prior to the Naim Group's listing, he was Non-Executive Chairman of Naim Land Sdn. Bhd. since 12 October 1995. Whilst remaining active in the timber and plantation industries, Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed developed his career around his keen personal interest in the construction sector, which was 􀂿 rst acquired through school vacation jobs in Miri. For more than 30 years, he has been active as an investor, manager and director in companies carrying out civil works, offshore engineering, construction, housing and property development.

He was conferred the coveted Sarawak State Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award 2014 by the Ministry of Industrial Development, in association with the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) and Ernst & Young in recognition of his contribution towards the State's economic development. In 2015, he was adjudged The BrandLaureate's prestigious ‘Man of the Year' Brand ICON Leadership Award 2015, an internationally recognised award honouring great iconic brand leaders who have transformed their brands into powerful brands which sustain the test of time.

He was also member of the National Economic Consultative Council II.

Datuk Hasmi Bin Hasnan

Datuk Hasmi Bin Hasnan
Managing Director

Malaysian aged

63

Date of Appointment

25 July 2003

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • BSc in Estate Management from the London South Bank University, UK
  • Senior Certified Valuer with the International Real Estate Institute, USA
  • Member of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI)
Board Committees
  • Member, Remuneration Committee
Present Directorship in Non Listed Company
  • Naim Incorporated Berhad
  • Kebajikan Dayang Fatimah Berhad (non-profit company, limited by guarantee)
Working Experience and Occupation

He began his career in 1979 as a valuer in the Land and Survey Department of Sarawak. Since 1982, he has been involved in a wide range of businesses, including valuation, project management, property development and management, construction, timber, manufacturing, trading and publishing. In June 1993, he became the Managing Director of Naim Land Sdn. Bhd. and has since been the main driving force behind the company's growth and expansion. He was awarded the Property Man of the Year for 2008 by FIABCI in Kuala Lumpur.

Wong Ping Eng

Wong Ping Eng
Deputy Managing Director

Malaysian aged

42

Date of Appointment

29 November 2012

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Diploma in Commerce (Financial Accounting) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur
  • A Certified Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Present Directorship in other PLC(s)
  • Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd
  • Perdana Petroleum Berhad
Present Directorship in Non Listed Company

Naim Incorporated Berhad

Working Experience and Occupation

She has more than 15 years' experience in financial and accounting field. She started her career as Audit Assistant at KPMG Kuching in September 1997 until December 2000. She then moved to Naim as Accountant overall in-charge of the Accounts Department in Miri until 2004. In July 2004 to 2008, she was appointed the Operations Manager for Naim's Bandar Baru Permyjaya project in Miri where she was responsible for managing the whole of Miri's operations. In July 2008, she was promoted as Vice President - Finance and Accounts to oversee the Group‘s Finance and Accounts Division and subsequently promoted as Deputy Director, Finance and IT Division. In August 2012, she was promoted to the position of Senior Director for the Group Support Division comprising of Finance and Accounts, Administration, Human Resource and Information Technology. She was appointed Executive Director of Naim Holdings Berhad on 29 November 2012 and on 9 January 2013 she was re-designated as Deputy Managing Director.

Tan Sri Izzuddin Bin Dali

Tan Sri Izzuddin Bin Dali
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

67

Date of Appointment

27 February 2013

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University of Malaya
  • Masters of Arts (Economics) from University of Western Michigan, United States of America
Board Committees
  • Member, Nominating Committee
Working Experience and Occupation

He has served the Government for more than 35 years in various departments within the Ministry of Finance. In 2004 he was promoted to the position of Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance. He retired from government service in March 2007.

He has previously served on a number of boards, including amongst others, Chairman of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan, Group Chairman of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad, Chairman of Rapid Penang Sdn. Bhd, Chairman of Cyberview Sdn. Bhd, Chairman of Syarikat Pembinaan BLT Sdn. Bhd, Chairman of Sarawak Hidro Sdn. Bhd, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Petronas, Malaysia Airlines System Bhd, Perbadanan Insuran Deposit Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia, Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor, Uda Holdings Berhad, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Bintulu Port Sdn. Bhd. and Kuala Lumpur International Airport Berhad. His international stint also included board membership in the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, a subsidiary of the Islamic Development Bank based in Jeddah.

He is Chairman, Director and Advisor of several private limited companies.

Dato Ir. Abang Jemat Abang Bujang

Dato Ir. Abang Jemat Abang Bujang
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

62

Date of Appointment
  • As Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 July 2003
  • Re-designated to Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 14 March 2005
  • Reinstated as Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 March 2011 till now
Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from Newcastle University, New South Wales, Australia
  • Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia
Working Experience and Occupation

He first joined Telecom Department Sarawak as a Telecommunication Engineer from 1979 to 1986 and assumed the post of the Director of Telecom Department Sarawak from 1987 to 1990. He was the General Manager of Syarikat Telekom Malaysia Sarawak Region from 1995 to 1998, Subsequently from 1999 to 2000, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of TM Cellullar Sdn .Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Syarikat Telekom Malaysia. From 2001 until his retirement on 31 October 2012, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sacofa Sdn. Bhd. He was awarded the Pingat Perkhidmatan Bakti (PPB) in 1997 and Panglima Setia Bintang Sarawak (PSBS) in 2011 by TYT Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak.

Datu (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rashid Bin Mohd Azis

Datu (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rashid Bin Mohd Azis
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

69

Date of Appointment

16 February 2005

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Degree of Doctor (honoris causa) by Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Master in Business Administration from Brunel University, UK
  • Diploma in Management Science (Finance), Institut Tadbiran Negara Malaysia (INTAN)
  • Certificate of Executive Programme AIM
  • Senior Executive Fellows Programme, Harvard University, USA
Working Experience and Occupation

He joined the Sarawak Administrative Service in 1965. He worked in Government Service for 41 years and has held various senior posts in Government Departments and Statutory Bodies until he retired from service in December 2005.

He was a Director of Sarawak Electricity Supply Corporation (SESCO), Aseambankers (M) Berhad, Tradewinds (Malaysia) Berhad and Sarawak Widows and Orphans Pension Fund (WOPF), Alternate Member to State Secretary Sarawak in Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Board and a member of Majlis Islam, Sarawak. Datu (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rashid Bin Mohd Azis is currently the Deputy Chairman of Yayasan Sarawak and he is also the Board Member of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC).

Currently, he is also the Chairman of the Charitable Trust, Bandar SriAman Mosque, a Board Member of Swinburne University of Technology and Deputy Chairman of the University's Council (Sarawak Campus).

Professor Dato' Abang Abdullah Bin Abang Mohamad Alli

Professor Dato' Abang Abdullah Bin Abang Mohamad Alli
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

62

Date of Appointment

15 May 2007

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Brighton
  • Master Degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Manchester
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PEng) with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the Engineering Council, United Kingdom
  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (FIEM), Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom (FICE), International Ferrocement Society (FIFS), Academy of Sciences, Malaysia (FASc) and ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (FAAET)
  • Honorary Member (Academician) of the Kazakhstan Engineering Academy and Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations
Working Experience and Occupation

Professor Dato's Abang Abdullah began his career as a lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia in 1976, promoted to Associate Professor in 1982 and full Professor in 1987. He was upgraded to Senior Professor (Special Grade B) in 1995 and in 2008 to Senior Professor (Special Grade A). At the same time he was made Deptuy Dean, Faculty of Engineering in 1981 and Dean in 1982. He was the Chairman of the Malaysian Council of Engineering Deans and served as a Design Engineer of Malaysian International Consultants and Perunding Bakti Sdn. Bhd. He has served as a Board Member of Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) and Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM). He is currently the President of the Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology (MySET), and a past President of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries (FEIIC).

He was elected as an Honorary Adviser of the Master Builders Association, Malaysia (MBAM) and the Chairman of CIDB Steering Committee on Industrialised Building System. He was appointed Advisor to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, Adjunct Professor of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Board/Council Member of Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), Board Member of National Accreditation Board (LAN), Director of Housing Research Centre (HRC), Universiti Putra Malaysia and Board Member, Polytechnic Curriculum Board, Ministry of Higher Education.

He has written a book on Industrialised Buildings Systems (IBS) and been involved in research work on housing and construction technology, specifically in the areas of low cost materials of construction, industrialised building systems and affordable quality housing.

Datin Mary Sa'diah Binti Zainuddin

Datin Mary Sa'diah Binti Zainuddin
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

59

Date of Appointment

27 February 2013

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Present Directorship in other PLC(s)

KKB Engineering Berhad

Working Experience and Occupation

She has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and was the General Manager, Petronas Sarawak Regional Office Kuching since 2009. Her wide experience covers many aspects of management, including public relations, administration, marketing, procurement and corporate affairs. She is also the President of Sarawak Women Hockey Association.

Tuan Haji Soedirman Bin Haji Aini

Tuan Haji Soedirman Bin Haji Aini
Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian aged

59

Date of Appointment

17 September 2013

Academic/Professional Qualification(s)
  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK
  • Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Present Directorship in other PLC(s)

Sarawak Consolidated Industries Berhad

Working Experience and Occupation

He started his career with Petronas in 1982 and after serving 13 years with the Company, he resigned in 1995 to join the Sarawak State Government. He is currently the General Manager of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC).

His previous employment in the Sarawak Civil Service included the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Social Development, Director of State Implementation Monitoring Unit, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industrial Development, Deputy State Financial Secretary and State Accountant-General. Between November 2002 and September 2003, he was seconded to Amanah Saham Sarawak Berhad as its Chief Executive Officer.

He currently sits on the Board of various Government-Linked Companies and Non-Governmental Organisations.