Board of Directors

• Tan Sri Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Bin Shariff, Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
• Mokhtar Bin Hashim, Managing Director
• Shatar Bin Abdul Hamid, Executive Director
• Lim Yew Hoe, Executive Director
• Yip Jian Lee, Independent Non-Executive Director
• Mohd Rizal Bahari Bin Md Noor, Independent Non-Executive Director
• Wan Muhamad Hatta Bin Wan Mos, Independent Non-Executive Director
• Dato’ Ir. Mohamad Razali Bin Othman, Independent Non-Executive Director

Tan Sri Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Bin Shariff
Chairman

Tan Sri Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Bin Shariff was appointed to the Board on 7 January 2014 as our Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman. He is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Malaya in 1964 and obtained a Diploma in Public Administration from Carleton University, Canada in 1969. Later in 1979, he obtained a Master’s in Public Administration from Syracuse University, United States. In 1964, his career started as a Government Service Officer with the Ministry of Education. He then joined the Public Service Department in 1972 as an Assistant Secretary. He then served in the Prime Minister’s Department from 1980 to 1988, where he was the Director of External Assistance and General Affairs for the Economic Planning Unit from 1980 to 1983, and the Secretary of the Cabinet Division from 1983 to 1988. He was then appointed as the Penang State Secretary later that same year. Subsequently in 1992, he returned to the Public Service Department as Deputy Director General and, in the same year, he was appointed as Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence. He was Mayor of Kuala Lumpur from 1995 to 2001. He was appointed as a Director of our Group in 2004. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Emas Kiara Industries Berhad, Non-Executive Chairman of Bintai Kinden Corporation Berhad, and director of Kontena Nasional Berhad.

Mokhtar Bin Hashim
Managing Director

Mokhtar Bin Hashim was appointed to the Board on 7 January 2014 as our Managing Director. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Company.

In 1976, he obtained a Malaysian Certificate of Education from the Royal Military College, Sungai Besi, and completed his A-Levels at Llandrillo Technical College, United Kingdom in 1979. In 1982, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Salford, United Kingdom and in the same year, he started his career with the Public Works Department as a Road Design Engineer. In 1984, he left the Public Works Department and joined Esso Malaysia where he held various posts including Project Construction Supervisor, Senior Contracts Engineer/Administrator, Senior Construction Engineer, Senior Off-Take and Structures Engineer, Lead Construction Supervisor and Senior Fabrication Supervisor. Subsequently in 1994, he left Esso Malaysia and joined our Group. Since then, he has been instrumental in the growth and development of our Group. As the Managing Director, he is currently responsible for the overall management and charting strategic directions of our Group.

Shatar Bin Abdul Hamid
Executive Director

Shatar Bin Abdul Hamid was appointed to the Board on 7 January 2014 is our Executive Director. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.

He obtained a Diploma in API 653 Above Ground Tank Management from the Singapore Welding Society in 1998. He started his career with Sime Sembawang Engineering Sdn Bhd (now known as Sime Darby Engineering Sdn Bhd) as a Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Inspector in 1984. In 1987, he left Sime Sembawang Engineering Sdn Bhd and joined Velosi (M) Sdn Bhd as a Welding and Barge Inspector. In 1991, he left Velosi (M) Sdn Bhd and joined Atkins Inspection Services Sdn Bhd as a General Inspector. He left Atkins Inspection Services Sdn Bhd in 1992 and joined EMS Engineering Services (M) Sdn Bhd as Senior General Welding Inspector. Through the company, he was seconded to various companies including Intelsma Co Sdn Bhd, DSD Construction Co (M) Sdn Bhd, Teknispek Sdn Bhd, Arashin Sdn Bhd and OGP Consultancy. He left EMS Engineering Services (M) Sdn Bhd and joined our Group in 1998 as a Construction Site Supervisor and was later promoted to Senior Construction Engineer in 2003. In 2005, he left our Group and joined Petronas Carigali as Senior Construction Engineer and Project Manager. He left Petronas Carigali in 2007 and joined Carimin Engineering Services Sdn Bhd as Project Director and Project Manager, and currently holds the position of Technical Director of our Group. He is currently responsible for overseeing our project management activities including cost control, performance, asset management, procurement, manpower, quality, safety and negotiations.

Lim Yew Hoe
Executive Director

Lim Yew Hoe was appointed to the Board on 19 April 2016 as our Executive Director.

He has been involved in the construction industry for more than 20 years. He started his career with Intan Kuala Lumpur Sdn Bhd, a company involved in geosynthetic engineering and later joined the Emas Kiara Industries Berhad (now known as MB World Group Berhad) Group in 1995 where he played an active role in the growth of the group’s geosynthetic supply and installation business. En. Lim was also involved in the development of design and build projects with geosynthetic engineering and a key member of the group’s expansion to overseas markets.

In 2001, he obtained an Executive Master's in Business Administration from Greenwich University, Australia. He was also an Executive Director of Emas Kiara Industries Berhad Group from 1999 to February 2016 and responsible for finance, operations management and business development of the group.

Yip Jian Lee
Independent Non-Executive Director

Yip Jian Lee was appointed to the Board on 7 January 2014 as an Independent Non- Executive Director. She is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales in 1981, and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1984. She completed her articleship with Hays Allan, United Kingdom between 1977 and 1981. She joined PricewaterHouse Tax Services Sdn Bhd in 1982, where she was a Tax Supervisor. She then joined Hong Leong Assurance Berhad in 1985 as a Finance & Admin Manager. Later that year, she joined the Institute of Bankers Malaysia as a Director where she served for 15 years before leaving in 2000. Currently, she is on the boards of NCB Holdings Berhad, Kontena Nasional Berhad and KN Global Transport Sdn Bhd. She also serves on the board of Tokio Marine Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Tokio Marine Insurans (Malaysia) Berhad.

Mohd Rizal Bahari Bin Md Noor
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Rizal Bahari Bin Md Noor was appointed to the Board on 14 February 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees of the Company.

He is currently practising law in Messrs Bahari & Bahari. He graduated with a LLB (Hons) Degree from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom in 1993. In 1994, he completed his Certificate of Legal Practice and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1995. He has also completed Level 2 (Certificate) of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in 1994.

Wan Muhamad Hatta Bin Wan Mos
Independent Non-Executive Director

Wan Muhamad Hatta Bin Wan Mos was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 14 February 2014. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the University of Malaya in 1977. He obtained his Master of Science in Highway Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1989. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia, a member to The Institute of Engineers Malaysia and also a member to the Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia. .

He started his career with the Public Works Department in 1977 as a Civil Engineer in the Design and Research Division, and was promoted to Resident Engineer in 1984, where he was responsible for supervising construction works for airport development. During his tenure with the Public Works Department, he attended the University of Birmingham to pursue his Master of Science in 1988 and 1989. Thereafter, he returned to his position in the Public Works Department and served until 1990. He then joined Kinta Kelas Berhad, a project management company as Regional Construction Manager in 1990, and was promoted to Head of Contract Division in 1994. He left Kinta Kelas Berhad in 1996 and joined Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad as the Executive Director of its construction arm. He was with Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad between 1996 and 2001, where he was responsible for construction works comprising roads, highways, bridges, buildings, water treatment plants, seaports and airports in Sarawak. In 2002 he acquired an equity stake in Embun Pelangi Sdn Bhd, a construction company. He is also a shareholder in HTM Consultants Sdn Bhd, a civil and structural engineering services company.

Dato’ Ir. Mohamad Razali Bin Othman
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Ir. Mohamad Razali Bin Othman was appointed to the Board on 14 February 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a member of the Remuneration and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) from the University of Malaya in 1977. He subsequently obtained a Master of Science in Construction Management from Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom in 1989. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia, a Council Member of the Chartered Institution of Highway and Transport Malaysian Branch, a Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia, a Member of the Road Association of Malaysia, and a Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers.

He began his career with the Public Works Department as an Engineer in 1977. He served the Ministry of Works in a number of senior positions, including Director of Operations, Malaysian Highway Authority between 1992 and 1995; Senior Superintending Engineering at the Public Works Department Headquarters (Road Maintenance) between 1995 and 1998; Director of Roads between 2000 and 2005; Deputy Director General and Acting Director General in 2007; and Director General of the Malaysia Highway Authority between 2007 and 2009. As the Director of Roads, he had overall responsibility for the road and highway maintenance and construction projects that were undertaken during his tenure, including the planning, design, tendering, contract negotiation, construction and post-construction stages. As the Director General of the Malaysia Highway Authority, he was responsible for monitoring the concession companies to ensure that the privatised highways were constructed and maintained in accordance to the specified standards. He left the Government service in 2009 and was appointed Chairman of the KL-Kuala Selangor Expressway Bhd (LATAR Expressway), a position that he currently holds.