Datuk Seri Syed Ali Bin Syed Abbas Al-Habshee was appointed to the Board of the Company on 9 June 2017 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman. He obtained his professional Diploma in Leadership and Management by the New Zealand Institute of Management, New Zealand in 2003. On 16 July 2016, Datuk Seri Syed Ali was awarded as Honorary Fellow from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom.
Dato’ Hussian was appointed to the Board of the Company on 15 February 2013. He obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from The Oxford Association of Management, Oxford, England (“OXIM”) and was also admitted to the membership of Certified Master of Business Administration from the OXIM, a membership that recognises management competency and professional development.
Dato’ Hussian has been an entrepreneur since in his mid-20s. He was involved in the businesses of trading and shipping and subsequently ventured into the Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”) industry. He has extensive experience in the ICT industry and currently is the Executive Director and major shareholder of MobilityOne Limited (“MobilityOne”), which is listed on AIM of the London Stock Exchange. MobilityOne is an e-commerce infrastructure payment solutions and platform provider that works closely with most of the telecommunication companies and financial institutions in Malaysia.
Encik Noor Shahwan was appointed to the Board of the Company on 19 March 2015 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He was subsequently re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director on 13 April 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from University of Malaya in 1974. He started his career with the Ministry of Trade & Industry as International Trade Officer from 1975 to 1976.
Mr. Wong was appointed to the Board of the Company on 23 December 2014 and he is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Certified Financial Planner.
He has served in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. Previously, he was the Executive Director and Licensed Fund Management Representative of Hickham Capital Management Sdn Bhd, a General Manager
at KAF Investment Bank Berhad and held senior management positions in several public listed companies. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed corporations.
Madam Yeong Siew Lee was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 6 February 2018. She graduated from University of Wales College (UK) with the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Accounting and Finance) in 1999 and completed her Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) in 2004.
She is a Chartered Accountant and also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). She began her career with GHL Systems Berhad (“GHL”), a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, as an Assistant Accountant in 2003 and moved up the ranks and became Head/Assistant General Manager of Finance in 2008 to supervise the company’s local and overseas accounting teams. She left GHL in August 2009 to venture into business in the consumer and architectural industry, and was working as a finance adviser for SMR HR Group Sdn Bhd.