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.

Chin Mui Khiong

Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Employees’ Share Option Scheme Committee
Member – Risk Committee

Age: 65
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 3 August 2015

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Mr Chin Mui Khiong is a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Skills & Experience
Mr Chin started his career with Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamad, Kuching which subsequently merged with Arthur Andersen which in turn merged with Ernst & Young. He was a Partner of Ernst & Young from 1997 until his retirement in June 2015 and also served as the Partner-in-charge of a number of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia, as well as private and quasi-government corporations, which include industries such as manufacturing, plantation, banking, construction, transportation, hotel, hospital, education, stockbroking, unit trust and government agencies. He has more than 35 years of professional experience in the areas of audit and business advisory services.

Other Current Appointments

  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Landmarks Berhad
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Hubline Berhad
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Supreme Consolidated Resources Bhd

Y Bhg Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy

Senior Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Group Risk Committee
Chairman – Digital Transformation Committee
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member – Board of Inquiry Committee

Age: 66
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 5 May 2015

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Datuk Seri Yam Kong Choy graduated in Building and Management Studies from the University of Westminster, United Kingdom in 1979. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Skills & Experience
Datuk Seri Yam had a career spanning more than 35 years in construction, real estate and corporate sectors. He was the former Chief Executive Officer of Country Heights Holdings Berhad in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Sunrise Berhad from 1997 to 2008 and was actively involved in the development and management of hotels, resorts, shopping malls, golf courses, international schools, residential and mix-use developments in Malaysia, South Africa, UK and Australia. He is the most recent Past President and Patron of the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association of Malaysia.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of InvestKL Corporation, Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn Bhd, K.L. Airport Hotel Sdn Bhd, Triterra Sdn Bhd and Metropolitan Lake Development Sdn Bhd
  • Senior Independent Director of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad, Standard Chartered Foundation, EPF subsidiary, Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd
  • Independent Non-Executive Director of several CMS subsidiary companies

Y Bhg Dato Isaac Lugun

Group Managing Director
Member – Group Risk Committee
Member – Digital Transformation Committee

Age: 62
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 18 October 2019

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B) (Honours) Degree, University of Malaya

Skills & Experience

  • Prior to joining CMS, he had held various senior management positions at PETRONAS and EXXON-Mobil
  • He initiated CMS’ focus on the development of its businesses at the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) and helped to convert CMS’ first-mover advantage into a strategic business advantage that the CMS Group has at SCORE today
  • He worked in several divisions in CMS, including Group General Manager for Corporate Affairs covering Legal, Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Company Secretarial functions
  • He was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer – Corporate on 1 January 2018 and assumed his current position on 18 October 2019

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of Borneo Granite Sdn Bhd, CMS Infra Trading Sdn Bhd, SEDC Premix Sdn Bhd, SEDC Premix (Miri) Sdn Bhd, CMS Wires Sdn Bhd, SEDC Concrete Product Sdn Bhd, CMS Roads Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd, CMS Concrete Products Sdn Bhd, SEDC Quarries Sdn Bhd, SEDC Resources Sdn Bhd, CMS Pavement Tech Sdn Bhd
  • Deputy Chairman of SACODA Sdn Bhd
  • Director of OM Materials (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd and OM Materials (Samalaju) Sdn Bhd

Y Bhg Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

Deputy Group Chairman
Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Age: 56
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 23 January 1995

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib pursued his tertiary education in USA and Canada.

Skills & Experience
Dato Sri Mahmud was appointed to the Board of CMS as Group Executive Director on 23January 1995 and was re-designated as Deputy Group Chairman on 22 May 2002. Dato Sri Mahmud served as Interim Group Chairman from 10 May 2018 to 1 October 2018.He has extensive experience in the stock-broking and corporate sectors. He was a founding member of Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd, Sarawak’s first stock-broking company which is now under Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of Sarawak Cable Berhad
  • Chairman of CMS Property Development Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS subsidiary companies in strategic investments and IT related services, and several other private companies

 

Y Bhg Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Manaf

Group Chairman
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Age: 73
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 1 October 2018

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Manaf qualified as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple London) in 1970 and is currently a full-time businessman.

Skills & Experience
Tan Sri Abdul Rashid started his career in 1970 in the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service and served as Magistrate, President, Sessions Court and Senior Federal Counsel to the Income Tax Department. He
eft government service in 1977 to pursue his career as a practicing lawyer and subsequently in business. He became one of the principal legal advisers to the Renong Conglomerate with involvement in various Federal Government transactions, on and off-shore, and in various infrastructure projects throughout the country. He was also a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public for many years.

Tan Sri Abdul Rashid has served in several key positions in Malaysian listed corporations such as Chairman of S P Setia Berhad, Loh & Loh Corporation Berhad, SMIS Corporation Berhad and was also a former Director of Stamford College Berhad. Upon completion of his Chairmanship term with S P Setia Berhad, Tan Sri Abdul Rashid set up Eco World Development Group Berhad, a public company listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which is principally involved in property development.

Other Current Appointments

  • Founder Director of Eco World Development Group Berhad
  • Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Salcon Berhad