Meet the Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS) Board of Directors. Our culture of PRIDE starts with the Board of Directors, focusing on areas that are important to stakeholders.

Ho Heng Chuan

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Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Audit Committee

Age: 64
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 1 November 2020

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Mr Ho Heng Chuan is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Skills & Experience
Mr Ho commenced his audit career with Messrs KPMG in 1976, before moving on to the banking industry where his career spanned over 39 years. Mr Ho has held senior positions in AmMerchant Bank Berhad (then Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank) (1981 – 1997), Macquarie Bank Ltd (1998 – 2000) and Citibank in Malaysia (2000 – June 2020).  He served in various capacities in Citibank, as Executive Director, Head of Corporate Finance and later as Managing Director overseeing Banking for Malaysia where he was responsible for the entire global banking business covering multinational companies, financial institutions, top tier local corporations and government linked companies. His last position in Citibank was as Vice Chairman, Banking.

Other Current Appointments

  • Director of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad
  • Director of CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd

 

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr Haji Abdul Aziz Bin Dato Haji Husain

Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 1 November 2020

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr.) Haji Abdul Aziz bin Dato Haji Husain holds a Bachelor in Economics majoring in Business Administration from University of Malaya, Malaysia. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Syracuse University, New York, United States of America.

Skills & Experience
Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr.) Haji Abdul Aziz bin Dato Haji Husain (“Tan Sri Aziz”) has served in the Sarawak State Government in various capacities since 1973, the last appointment being that of the Sarawak’s State Secretary in August 2000 until his retirement in December 2006.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation
  • Chairman of Sarawak Skills Development Centres
  • Chairman of CMS Resources Sdn Bhd
  • Director of Eksons Corporation Berhad
  • Director of Borneo Housing Mortgage Finance Berhad
  • Director of Permodalan Satok Berhad
  • Director of Yayasan Ilmu Sarawak

 

Dr. Khor Jaw Huei

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Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Audit Committee
Member – Risk Committee
Member – Digital Transformation Committee
Member – Board of Inquiry Committee
Member – Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee

Age: 69
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 15 July 2020

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Dr. Khor Jaw Huei (“Dr. Khor”) holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Chemical, Process & Business  Engineering Degree and a PhD holder in Chemical Engineering, both from the University of Aston, Birmingham.

Skills & Experience
Dr. Khor has over 40 years of work experience in cement and concrete business. He started his career in 1974 with Blue Circle (UK) followed by APMC (Malaysia) in 1981. In 1990 he was appointed Regional Director of Maschinenfabrik Liezen (Austria) and Christian Pfeiffer Beckum (Germany) and later joined YTL Cement as Technical Director. He was also former CEO of Holcim Malaysia and Holcim Singapore, CEO/MD of public listed Jurong Cement Ltd, Singapore and MD, CPB
Engineering Sdn Bhd. Dr. Khor served in various capacities in the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, Cement & Concrete Association of Malaysia and Singapore and presented many technical papers in various local and international seminars and symposiums on the cement industry during his professional career.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd

 

Y Bhg Datuk Ir Kamarudin Zakaria

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Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Board of Inquiry Committee
Member – Audit Committee
Member – Risk Committee
Member – Digital Transformation Committee
Member – Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee

Age: 66
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 26 November 2019

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Datuk Ir. Kamarudin bin Zakaria graduated in Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK and a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Skills & Experience
Datuk Ir Kamarudin has over 35 years of experience in the petrochemical industry where he was involved in operations, asset management, health, safety & environment, technical & commercial services, project & corporate studies, audit and business development. He started his career with ESSO followed by PETRONAS where he served in various senior management roles for more than 15 years. His last appointment at PETRONAS was Vice President, Petchem. Datuk Ir Kamarudin served as a member of the elite PETRONAS Management Committee and was also a former chairman and member of boards of various subsidiaries and affiliate companies within the PETRONAS Group. He is semi-retired from PETRONAS since May 2017 and currently manages a consulting company providing artificial intelligence and machine learning to the oil and gas industry.

Other Current Appointments

  • Director of Malaysian Phosphate Additives (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd

Umang Nangku Jabu

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Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Group Audit Committee
Member – Digital Transformation Committee

Age: 43
Gender: Female
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 21 September 2017

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Madam Umang Nangku Jabu holds a Bachelor of Business (Business Information Systems) and a Masters of Finance, both from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Madam Umang also holds a Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Employee Relations and Master of Management in Human Resource in Management, both from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Skills and Experience
Madam Umang has been working in the private sector as a Director of a number of companies.

Other Current Appointments

  • Director of Betong Premix Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS Roads Sdn Bhd
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of The Iban Women Charitable Trust