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Tun Dato' Seri Zaki bin Tun Azmi

Tun Dato' Seri Zaki bin Tun Azmi

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Malaysian / Male / 75

  • First appointment date as Chairman and INED: 15 August 2012

Qualifications
Tun Zaki holds a Barrister-at-Law from the Lincoln's Inn, UK.

Experience
Tun Zaki joined the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Services as a Magistrate and was later transferred to the Attorney General’s Chambers where he held several positions for 15 years before going into private legal practice. He was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Malaysia in 2007 and shortly thereafter, became the President of Court of Appeal of Malaysia, the second highest judicial office in the country.

In October 2008, he was appointed as the 12th Chief Justice of Malaysia. He also holds the distinction of being appointed as the first Chairman of the Judicial Appointment Commission until his retirement as Chief Justice in September 2011. He is the Chief Justice of Dubai International Financial Centre Courts since November 2018.
 
He is also the Chancellor of Multimedia University and MAHSA University respectively, and the Pro-Chancellor of University Science Islam Malaysia.
 
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company

  • Pertama Digital Berhad (formerly known as Sinotop Holdings Berhad) 
Non-listed public company
  • Nil

Datuk Yvonne Chia (Yau Ah Lan @ Fara Yvonne)

Datuk Yvonne Chia (Yau Ah Lan @ Fara Yvonne)

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian / Female / 68

  • First appointment date as INED: 1 January 2014
  • Re-designation as Senior INED: 6 December 2017
  • Chairman of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of Strategy and Business Transformation Committee
Qualifications
Datuk Yvonne is a Fellow Chartered Banker and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Malaya.
 
Experience
Datuk Yvonne has more than 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having held leading positions in both foreign and local institutions. She started her career in Bank of America and held various roles in Asia. She was the former Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of RHB Bank Berhad from 1996 to 2002 and Hong Leong Bank Berhad from 2003 to 2013.
 
She is currently an independent non-executive director and chairman of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad and Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd. As well, she is on the board as an independent non-executive director of Silverlake Axis Limited (listed on the Singapore Exchange Ltd). 
 
She is a Trustee for Teach For Malaysia Foundation and The Merdeka Awards Trust; a council member of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and an Honorary Professor of the University of Nottingham School of Economics.

Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company
  • Nil
Non-listed public company
  • Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad
  • Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Renzo Christopher  Viegas

Renzo Christopher Viegas

Independent Non-Executive Director

Indian / Male / 59

  • First appointment date as INED: 1 December 2017
  • Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chairman of Strategy and Business Transformation Committee
  • Member of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee

Qualifications
Renzo holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai, India. He is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Experience
Renzo has extensive experience in the banking industry and started his working career with Citibank in 1985, where he progressively held senior positions in various Asia Pacific countries including regional responsibilities until 2008. His last held position was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Citibank Malaysia.

 
In 2008, he joined RHB Bank Berhad as Director, Retail Banking where he managed the consumer, insurance, hire purchase and SME businesses. In 2011, he was appointed as the principal officer to oversee RHB Bank Berhad’s overall operations. He was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer with direct oversight of the Retail & International businesses of RHB Bank Berhad, prior to joining the CIMB group in 2012.
 
He was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the CIMB Group, Executive Director of CIMB Bank from 2012 to 2015 and Chief Executive Officer of its Group Consumer Banking from 2015 to 2016, where he was responsible for the development of overall business strategies of consumer banking for the smooth implementation of the strategies, and transformed the consumer bank to become its growth engine. He provided support to the group chief executive and other senior management, leveraging on the regional platform to better reap synergies and accelerate business delivery. He also served as Adviser to the Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Bank, where he was responsible for the development of overall group wide  business strategies until March 2019.
 
He was a non-independent director of CIMB Bank (Vietnam) Ltd from August 2018 to July 2019, and a non-independent director for CIMB Cambodia Bank PLC from November 2017 to July 2019. He was also a non-executive director of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance and Takaful Berhad from May 2013 to July 2017.
 
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company

  • Manulife Holdings Berhad

Non-listed public company

  • Manulife Insurance Berhad

Lim Ghee Keong

Lim Ghee Keong

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian / Male / 53

  • First appointment date as NINED: 30 September 2016
  • Member of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Strategy and Business Transformation Committee
Qualifications
Ghee Keong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Finance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA.
 
Experience
Ghee Keong has more than 30 years’ experience in finance, treasury and credit management. Prior to joining the Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd (“UTSB”) Group in 1995, he was attached to General Electric Capital Corporation in the USA and Ban Hin Lee Bank in Malaysia.
 
He is a director and Chief Operating Officer of UTSB, and serves on the boards of several other companies in which the UTSB Group has interest, such as Maxis Berhad and Bond Pricing Agency Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a bond pricing agency registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia. He is also a director of Paxys Inc. (listed on the Philippines Stock Exchange).
 
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company
  • Maxis Berhad
Non-listed public company
  • Nil

Simon Cathcart

Simon Cathcart

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Australian / Male / 48

  • First appointment date as NINED: 15 June 2017
  • Member of Strategy and Business Transformation Committee

Qualifications
Simon holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic) (Hons) degree from the University of South Australia. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (Hons) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Experience
Simon is a media executive with more than 20 years’ experience in satellite, broadcasting and telecommunications. He is a co-founder and executive director of Fetch TV, Australia’s second largest Pay-TV operator that provides a turnkey wholesale IPTV platform to the majority of Australia’s leading telecommunication companies.

He formerly held various engineering roles at PanAmSat, a global satellite provider and Telstra Corporation. He is currently a director and acting Chief Executive Officer of MEASAT Satellite Services Sdn Bhd.

Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company

  • Nil
Non-listed public company
  • MEASAT Global Berhad

Tunku Alizakri bin Raja Muhammad Alias

Tunku Alizakri bin Raja Muhammad Alias

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian / Male / 51

  • First appointment date as NINED: 15 February 2019
Qualifications
Tunku Alizakri holds a Master of Business Administration from the Cornell University and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the King's College, University of London. He has practised as an advocate and solicitor in the courts of Malaysia and is qualified as a Barrister-at-law (Lincoln's Inn) in the courts of England and Wales.

Experience
Tunku Alizakri is the former Chief EPF Officer of the Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”), a post he held from 20 August 2018 until 28 February 2021. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Strategy), a position which he held from January 2014 until August 2018. He has broad experience in policy development, strategic planning, communications, human resources and marketing.

Prior to joining EPF, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre. He has also held the positions of Director of Strategic Management at Bank Negara Malaysia, Director and Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at DiGi Telecommunications, and Vice-President and Head of Group Strategic Planning at Malayan Banking Berhad.

Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company
  • Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
  • IHH Healthcare Berhad
Non-listed public company
  • Nil

Mazita binti Mokty

Mazita binti Mokty

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian / Female / 48

  • First appointment as NINED: 15 February 2019
Qualifications
Mazita holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Hertfordshire, UK and is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, UK. She was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales and the High Court of Malaya.

Experience
Mazita has more than 20 years' legal and regulatory experience, primarily in corporate, commercial and banking matters, trusts and investments, and equity/capital markets. She is currently the General Counsel of Usaha Tegas Sdn Berhad (“UTSB”), a Malaysia-based investment holding company which has significant interests in companies operating across diverse industries such as telecommunications, media and entertainment, and real estate.
 
She serves on the boards of several companies in which the UTSB Group has significant interests, such as Astro Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and Tanjong Capital Sdn. Bhd. Prior to joining UTSB, she was attached to an established law firm in Kuala Lumpur and worked with the Securities Commission of Malaysia.
 
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company 
  • Nil
Non-listed public company
  • Nil

Kenneth Shen

Kenneth Shen

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

American / Male / 56

  • First appointment as NINED: 16 April 2021
Qualifications
Kenneth holds a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in East Asian Languages and Civilisations (Japanese) from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He was also educated at Keio University in Economics. 
 
Experience
Kenneth has more than 30 years’ investment experience (public, private, PIPEs, debt, equity, mezzanine and funds) as well as extensive knowledge in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets.
 
He served as an Executive Director, Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) from 2011 until 2018 and had principal responsibility for Khazanah’s investments in the creative & media and telecommunications industries as well as other sectors and geographies. Prior to joining Khazanah, he was a board member and advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Holdings LLC, the principal investment vehicle of the Qatar Investment Authority (“QIA”). He also oversaw the QIA’s global direct investments as well as its investments in private equity, special situation and venture capital funds. Prior to joining QIA, he was with Salomon Brothers and its successor companies commenced in 1996 where he was based in New York and then in Hong Kong, most recently as Co-Head of the Asia Pacific Corporate Finance Group at Citigroup Global Markets. Prior to Salomon, he was with Lehman Brothers based in New York in its merchant banking and principal investment businesses having commenced in 1992.

Kenneth is also the Chairman of Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd and a director of edotco Group Sdn Bhd. He most recently served on the boards of other public and private companies in Malaysia and Indonesia, including Axiata Group Berhad, PT XL Axiata Tbk, Yayasan Amir and Iskandar Malaysia Studios Sdn Bhd (the principal operator of the Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios business).
 
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company
  • Nil
Non-listed public company
  • Nil