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Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, 58, a Malaysian male, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 18 May 2017. On 1 October 2018, he was redesignated as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.
His directorships in other public companies include Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad and Pos Malaysia Berhad. He is Chairman of the Board of Hijrah Biru Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad. He is also a Director of Universiti Telekom Sdn Bhd (“UTSB”) and an Adjunct Professor of Multimedia University, which is operated and managed by UTSB.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications Engineering from United Kingdom and has completed the Corporate Finance, Strategies for Creating Shareholder Value Programme at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States of America. He has also attended the Strategic Leadership Programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and the IMD CEO Roundtable Session at Lausanne, Switzerland in 2013.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani has vast experience in the telecommunications industry which spans more than 30 years, beginning in Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“Telekom Malaysia”) where he served for 13 years before assuming key positions in several multinationals such as Global One Communications and Lucent Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, where he was Chief Executive Officer. In 2005, he returned to Telekom Malaysia as Senior Vice President, Group Strategy and Technology and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Business, before being appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in April 2008 until his retirement from Telekom Malaysia on 30 April 2017.

Under his leadership, Telekom Malaysia launched and successfully rolled out the high speed broadband service in 2010, in a historic collaboration with the Government of Malaysia. He was awarded the Business Person of the Year 2015 at the Asian Academy of Management International Conference, organised by Universiti Sains Malaysia in October 2015. He was also named CEO of the Year 2015 at the Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group’s Annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony held in December 2015. He was conferred a special individual award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Industry’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards and named the prestigious Telecom CEO of the Year at the 20th Telecom Asia Awards 2017.

Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer.

Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer.

Member of Board Tender Committee, Board Development Committee, Board Risk and Governance Committee and ESOS Committee.

Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib, 45, a Malaysian male, was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 1 September 2014 as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Anwar holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London and an MBA from University of Salford, United Kingdom. He is also a qualified chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Anwar was formerly the Group Chief Financial Officer at MMC Corporation Berhad, a position he assumed from June 2008. Anwar was also appointed Group Head, Ports & Logistics Division in January 2014 at MMC and was previously the Chief Financial Officer of the Port of Tanjung Pelepas from April 2006 to May 2008. He was formerly the co-owner and Managing Director of Business Associates Consulting Sdn Bhd, a boutique strategy and management consulting firm based in Kuala Lumpur from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that, he was attached to Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Manchester in the United Kingdom from 1998 to 2002.

Anwar started his career with Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd in 1996 as a transport executive where he gained considerable experience in transport and logistics.

His directorships in other public companies include UEM Land Berhad, Sunrise Berhad, Horizon Hills Resort Berhad and ONE15 Marina Development Berhad.

Subimal Sen Gupta

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Subimal Sen Gupta

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Board Tender Committee, Board Risk and Governance Committee and Whistle Blower Committee

Subimal Sen Gupta, 71, a Malaysian male, was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 31 March 2016. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a past President of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Sen Gupta has over 40 years of experience in financial management and has diverse knowledge and experience in finance, accounting and auditing. He has served in various senior positions in large public companies and professional firms. His previous positions included Chief Financial Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad, in various capacities in Sime Darby Group as Financial Advisor, Group Head of Corporate Assurance and Advisor of Group Corporate Assurance, the Chief Financial Officer of KLCC (Holdings) Berhad and Director/Chief Executive Officer in Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad.

Prior to his retirement in January 2016, he was the Chief Financial Officer of M+S Pte Ltd, a Singapore joint venture company owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad and Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited.

Dato´ Noorazman Abd Aziz

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato´ Noorazman Abd Aziz

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Noorazman Abd Aziz, 62, a Malaysian male, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 1 October 2018.
He is a practising member of the Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals (ACIFP). He holds a Bachelor of Science (Finance) Degree from Louisiana State University, USA.

Dato’ Noorazman is currently the Chairman of the Board of UEM Group Berhad, the holding company of UEM Sunrise. He is also a Director of Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad.

Dato’ Noorazman has vast experience in international finance, banking and financial markets including treasury and capital markets.

Dato’ Noorazman joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad as Executive Director, Investments in May 2010 after having spent 2½ years as Managing Director of Fajr Capital Ltd, a Khazanah investee company. Prior to this, he had exposures in international banking and finance through stints at Citigroup, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA).

Zaida Khalida Shaari

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Zaida Khalida Shaari

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Member of Nominations and Remuneration Committee, Board Development Committee and ESOS Committee

Zaida Khalida Shaari, 50, a Malaysian female, was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 8 April 2016. She is a barrister-at-law and a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, having graduated with LLB (Hons) from University of Warwick, United Kingdom. She also holds a Master in Business Administration from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom.

Zaida currently serves as Executive Director, Investments in Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”), the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. She joined Khazanah in January 2007 as a Senior Vice President of Investments and in April 2009, she was appointed as Director of Investments. Zaida oversees the real estate and education investments of Khazanah. She has been involved in various aspects of the Iskandar development since the commencement of the project.

Zaida began her career in 1991 in legal practice with Messrs Zain & Co. She joined Permodalan Nasional Berhad (“PNB”) in 1997 as legal advisor to the corporate finance group and moved on to head the Legal and Compliance Department. In 2006, she was appointed as Company Secretary of PNB.

Lim Tian Huat

Independent Non-Executive Director

Lim Tian Huat

Independent Non-Executive Director

Member of Audit Committee, Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Lim Tian Huat, 63, a Malaysian male, was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 28 November 2012. He is the Founding President of Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He holds a degree in BA Economics (Honours).

Lim is a practising Chartered Accountant with his own firm, Rodgers Reidy & Co. He is also the Managing Director of Rodgers Reidy (Asia) Sdn Bhd.

Lim co-authored the book entitled “The Law and Practice of Corporate Receivership in Malaysia and Singapore”. He was a Commissioner to the United Nations Compensation Commission. Lim was a member of the Corporate Law Reform Committee under the purview of the Companies Commission of Malaysia.

Lim sits on the Boards of Malaysia Building Society Berhad, PLUS Malaysia Berhad and Anglo-Eastern Plantations PLC, a company publicly quoted on the London Stock Exchange.

YM Ungku Suseelawati Ungku Omar

Independent Non-Executive Director

YM Ungku Suseelawati Ungku Omar

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Nominations and Remuneration Committee
Member of ESOS Committee

Ungku Suseelawati Ungku Omar, 60, a Malaysian female, was appointed to the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 19 March 2013. She graduated with a B.Sc Honours in Marketing from the University of Lancaster, United Kingdom.

Ungku Suseelawati is the Executive Director & Regional Head, Retail, South East Asia of Nawawi Tie Leung Group (formerly known as DTZ Nawawi Tie Leung Group). She is one of the three Malaysian founding shareholders of Nawawi Tie Leung Group in partnership with an international property advisory group. She was the Country Head of Nawawi Tie Leung Group from inception of the company until September 2012 where her key role was to grow and develop the Malaysian business by building on the strengths and resources of both the local and the international group and to provide seamless cross border services to its global clients.

She is now responsible for the retail business both locally and regionally and her role is to provide strategic advice to developers and retailers on positioning, retail concept, planning and operations of shopping centres.

Ungku Suseelawati is Vice-Chairman of the Asia Pacific Research Council, International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”) and a recipient of its Gold Medallion Award 2015 for Research, being one of the 10 global recipients from North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America who have demonstrated significant commitment and contribution to the ICSC research programmes. She sits on the ICSC Asia-Pacific Advisory Board. She was previously a Director of Suria KLCC Sdn Bhd and a Retail Council member of PROSPER Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad.

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalili Dato’ Khalid

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalili Dato’ Khalid

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Board Tender Committee and Board Development Committee

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalili Dato’ Khalid, 58, a Malaysian male, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 13 December 2017.

His directorships in other public companies include Reach Energy Berhad and ANIH Berhad. He is also on the Board of Trustees of Perdana Leadership Foundation.

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalid graduated from University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England with Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He holds Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Northrop University, Los Angeles, United States of America. He also holds Master of Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. He was conferred Doctorate of Science (Honorary) from University Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England.

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalid was the President and Chief Executive Officer of both The AlloyMtd Group and ANIH Berhad from April 2011 to August 2017. He joined MTD Capital Bhd in 1993 as General Manager of Corporate Planning and held the position of Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Director in March 1996 before assuming the position as Group President and Chief Executive Officer of The MTD Group from April 2005 to April 2011. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of MTD Capital Bhd’s listed subsidiary namely, MTD ACPI Engineering Berhad and was also the Chairman of MTD Walkers PLC, a foreign subsidiary of MTD Capital Bhd listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in the Republic of Sri Lanka.

Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalid is the Chairman of the Malaysia-Philippines Business Council.

Datin Teh Ija Mohd Jalil

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datin Teh Ija Mohd Jalil

Independent Non-Executive Director

Member of Audit Committee, Nominations and Remuneration Committee
Chairman of Board Risk and Governance Committee and Whistle Blower Committee

Datin Teh Ija Mohd Jalil, 65, a Malaysian female, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 1 March 2018.

She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Universiti Malaya and Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, United States of America.

Datin Teh Ija retired from the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”) in March 2017 where she had served for 17 years in various capacities including as an Executive Director from July 2006 to July 2016 and as Advisor of Special Projects in the Chairman’s Office from August 2016 to March 2017. During her service in the SC, she was involved in capital market policies development and regulation, human capital development and training and education.

As a member of the SC Executive Team, she had direct responsibility for enterprise-level subjects including investor education, strategic human capital management, industry capacity-building and SME access to market-based financing.

Datin Teh Ija began her career in the civil service and built her competency in the area of economic policy-making and international trade and finance through her 24 years in the government. She was Lead Negotiator in the World Trade Organisation, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation for financial services, as well as the Minister of Finance’s representative in World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings.

She is currently a non-executive director of Finance Accreditation Agency Berhad, an affiliate of Bank Negara Malaysia and the SC and was appointed as an inaugural board member of the Institute for Capital Market Research Malaysia, an affiliate of the SC.

Wong Shu Hsien

Non-Independent Non-Executive/Alternate Director

Wong Shu Hsien

Non-Independent Non-Executive/Alternate Director

Member of Board Tender Committee

Ms Wong Shu Hsien, 45, a Malaysian female, was appointed as an alternate to Dato’ Noorazman Abd Aziz, a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad on 1 October 2018.
She holds a Degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics.

Shu Hsien is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of UEM Group Berhad, the holding company of UEM Sunrise. She is also a Director of PLUS Malaysia Berhad and Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad.

Shu Hsien is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in February 2005 from BinaFikir Sdn Bhd. Previously she worked in a private equity firm called Emerging Markets Partnership, the Principal Adviser to AIG Infrastructure Fund II. Prior to that, Shu Hsien worked as a research analyst. She is currently a Director of Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

Christina Foo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Christina Foo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Christina holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) from Deakin University, Australia. She is a qualified chartered accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of CPA Australia and Malaysian Institute of Management as well as a member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance.

She is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Priority One Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd that provides strategic business advisory services. Prior to that, she has served for more than 16 years with Ernst & Young (“EY”) Malaysia, EY LLP based in Atlanta, EY International in London and EY Asia Pacific Consulting where she gained significant and a varied range of professional experiences as well as international exposure at a senior management level. Her last held position was Director, Business Development, EY Malaysia.

Christina sits on the Boards of KPJ Healthcare Berhad and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd. She is a Senior Practice Fellow of Sunway Business School, Sunway University, Malaysia. She also serves as the Chair of the Liaison Committee of The Mines Resort & Golf Club as well as the Chair of the Protem Committee, Malaysia of Candy Pencil Project, a social enterprise.

She will be a Member of Board Risk and Governance Committee (“BRGC”) and Whistle Blower Committee (a sub-committee of BRGC).