Alt to Y.Bhg. Dato Sri' Dr Peter Sow Chin Chuan
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Hj Megat Najmuddin Bin Dato' Seri Dr. Hj Megat Khas, a Malaysian, aged 75, obtained his Honours Degree in Law from the University of Singapore in 1970. He started his working life in 1970 with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years and went into law practice with a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur for another two years, after which he started his own law firm which flourished. In 1986 he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya He was State Assemblyman for Kelana Jaya for two terms (1986 till 1995). He was also a Municipal Councilor in Majlis Perbandaran Petaling Jaya and Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya for 20 years. He had a stint as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of The Selangor State Assembly and a director of PKPS (Selangor Agricultural Development Corporation) and SIC (Selangor Industrial Corporation). He left active politics in 1995. In the late 90s, he was appointed a member of the National Economic Consultative Council 2 (NECC 2) by the then Prime Minister, where he was involved in Human Resource Development. In September 1999, he was appointed to the Capital Market Strategic Committee by the then Finance Minister and in August 2001 was appointed as a member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC) of Bank Negara. He was elected Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad (FPLC) in August 1994 and was elected as its President in October 1997. He represented this organization to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance until 2000. Presently he is the Honorary Patron of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG), of which he was its President from April 1998 till 2015. He is a member of the Transparency International Malaysia (TIM) and the Chairman of Green Venture Capital Sdn Bhd. Tan Sri is the Chairman of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM). He was a member of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Financial Directors’ Education Steering Committee (FIDE). He also served as a Non-Executive Independent Director of PETRONAS from April 2010 until April 2017. In January 2018, he resigned his Chairmanship of Omesti Berhad (formerly knowned as Formis Resources Berhad) and Tradewinds Corporations Berhad. In June 2018, he resigned as Chairman of MajuPerak Holdings Berhad. Currently, Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin is the Non-independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 1st July 2020. He is also Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad and SEG International Bhd. He is current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan and Selangor (a welfare organization). He has been President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang for 6 years. He is the Advisor of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf; he is also a trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. Tan Sri Megat is a Council Member of Quest International University in Perak.
A Malaysian, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of AwanBiru Technology Berhad (formerly known as Prestariang Berhad) was appointed to the Board on 18 November 2010. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board and a member of the Nomination Committee, Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Finance and Investment Committee. Professionally, Paul is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), and the CPA Australia. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant (USA). Previously, he served as an Independent Non-Executive Director in various capacities on the Audit, Risk Management, Nomination, and Remuneration Committees in Luxchem Corporation Berhad from 2008 to 2020. He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad from 2013 to 2016. Paul’s professional and business experience spans over 35 years across areas of accounting, corporate, financial and business advisory services. He is the President of Business Transitions Asia Sdn Bhd, a company that provides business advisory services to businesses in transition, serving the business-owners as an independent advisor in managing the value of their business. He is active in serving various professional and Non-Governmental Organizations [NGO]. He is the President and Co-Founder of Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD), Vice President I of Federation of Public Listed Companies Bhd (FPLC), and serves as an Executive Committee Member of Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI). He is also an NACD Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors, USA, IIRC Ambassador of the International Integrated Reporting Council, UK and serves on the Advisory Board of FutureBoards SA, OSLO, Norway. He had served as the President of ACCA Malaysia (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), President of Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (MAICSA), Founding Board Member/ Vice President of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) and Secretary General of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG).
Y.Bhg Dato’ Sri Dr. Sow Chin Chuan JP holds a Master of Business Administration and awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Business Emphasis Entrepreneurship from the USA. He started his business in 1982 in tiling, construction, timber merchant and wood industry. He has accumulated experience of more than 36 years. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia. Besides that, he had acquired the major share of Sand Nisko Capital Berhad (formerly known as Len Cheong Holding Berhad) on 19th of May 2007 and thereafter, was appointed to be the Group Chairman and Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director and was redesignated to Executive Chairman with effect from 13 May 2020. He is also the founder of DPS Charity Foundation. He is also actively involved in many NGO's and business related charity associations.
Izlan Bin Izhab holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of London, United Kingdom (UK) and attended the Advanced Management Program at the University of Hawaii, United States of America (USA). During his career, he served as the Assistant Legal Officer for Majlis Amanah Rakyat from 1973 to 1975, Company Secretary for Komplek Kewangan Malaysia Berhad from 1975 to 1978, Company Secretary for Permodalan Nasional Berhad from 1978 to 1984 and Executive Vice President, Corporate and Legal Affairs at the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) from 1985 until his retirement in 2000. He was responsible for company secretarial functions, legal advisory on capital market laws and regulations and conducted lectures on capital market laws and regulations. From 2004 until May 2013, he was a member of Bursa Malaysia Berhad Appeals Committee. He was an Independent Director of Ramunia Holdings Berhad (now known as TH Heavy Engineering Berhad) from 2004 to 2008. During that period, he was the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of the said company. On 7 February 2017 he was appointed as the Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad ("Kenanga") which is listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Encik Izlan retired from the Board of Kenanga on 1Jan 2021. He is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Reach Energy Berhad. He was formerly an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad.
Edward Sow Yuen Seng was appointed to the Board DPS Resources Berhad on 27 July 2015 as Managing Director. He graduated from London College of Accountancy, Kaplan Financial College with an ACCA. After graduating, he had worked in Baker Tilly as an Audit Assistant from the year 2011 to 2012. Before taking helm as the DPS Group Managing Director, he joined DPS Realty Sdn Bhd as a Finance & Accounts Manager. Mr. Edward Sow presently sits on the board of several private limited companies. Apart from the Company, he was appointed as an Executive Director of Sand Nisko Capital Berhad on 18 March 2019, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
Mok was a partner in KPMG before joining BDO. He is now involved in various insolvency administrations such as receiverships, liquidations, restructuring and monitoring accountants. He was a Council member of the Insolvency
Practitioners Association of Malaysia and was a member of the Insolvency Practice Committee of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. His engagements included sale of major assets, legal actions and management of operating
companies. He was also involved in GST and his engagements covered various industries including power, water, construction, property development, IT services, shipping, food & beverage and trading. He has also undertaken
numerous valuations, financial due diligence and other corporate finance assignments locally and overseas including ports, power, water, roads, motor, construction, manufacturing, retail and property. He has also been
involved in governance advisory, forensic and expert witness engagements. Mok also has over nine years of commercial experience. Previously, he was a Senior General Manager (Corporate Finance) in a large diversified
group listed on Bursa Malaysia. His responsibilities included acquisitions & disposals, evaluating business proposals and joint ventures and various corporate finance assignments. He was also a member of the senior
management team overseeing the diversified operations of the Group which included manufacturing, property development and investment, healthcare, engineering and construction, financial services, leisure and hotels,
infrastructure and utilities. He also has seven years audit experience with a UK accounting firm and anotherfive years insolvency experience with KPMG in Melbourne, Australia. Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) Mr Mok is Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). He has Corporate Finance Qualification granted by ICAEW. He is also a Member of
the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)