Board Of Directors
Dato' Mohamed Nor, aged 67, male, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as our Chairman and Independent Non Executive Director. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1974 from the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, UK. Throughout his career, he has attended several senior management courses overseas, including The Wharton Advance Management Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, United States of America. He sat on several technical committees associated with Scientific and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM) and was the past President of Petrochemical Association of Malaysia.
He began his career with Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, a subsidiary of Imperial Chemical Industry of UK Ltd ("ICI") in 1974, prior to joining PETRONAS in 1981. While with ICI he was seconded to ICI Chemical and Fertiliser Teeside Complex in the UK for one and half years as a Technical Engineer in a chlor-alkali process plant manufacturing chlorine gas for water treatment. Subsequently in 1981, he joined PETRONAS as Operations Manager of Asean Bintulu Fertiliser Sdn Bhd and was seconded to Uhde High Pressure Technologies GmbH in Germany to head a project team to carry out the basic and detailed engineering of high pressure technology in the manufacturing of ammonia and urea. He was promoted as the Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Asean Bintulu Fertiliser Sdn Bhd in 1992. In 1994, he was transferred to Kerteh, Terengganu as the Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Ethylene and Polyethylene Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between PETRONAS, British Petroleum and Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. His last position in PETRONAS was as the Chairman of Kerteh Integrated Petrochemical Complex prior to his retirement in 2007.
He also sits on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia.
Dato' Karim, aged 52, male, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as the Group Managing Director/ Group Chief Executive Officer of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad. He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He obtained an Honorary PhD in Industrial Engineering from InterAmerican University, USA in 2009 and a PhD in Entrepreneurship from Golden State University, USA in 2012. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia since 1994, a registered member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia since 1996 and a member of the Asean Federation of Engineering Organisation since 2002.
Dato' Karim has attended various trainings which include: courses on Welding Technology & Inspection held by MJ NDT Training & Consultancy Services (1990), Machinery Monitoring Data Acquisition & Machinery Diagnostic sponsored by Bently Nevada Singapore (1990), Inspection & Maintenance of Rotating Machines held by Japan Cooperation Center Petroleum (1991), seminar on steam turbines held by ABB Turbinen Nürnberg GmbH, Germany (1992) and training on design and usage of condition monitoring products held by Bruel & Kjaer, Denmark.
His illustrious engineering career spanning 29 years started with Asean Bintulu Fertilizer Sdn Bhd (1988) as a Mechanical Engineer. Later he was appointed as the Coordinator for the Ammonia and Rotary 5th T/A Preparation Team (1990) and as a Rotating Equipment Area Engineer (1991). In 1993, he formed Serba Dinamik and assumed the position as the Group Chief Executive Officer.
His gained vast experience in the maintenance and installation of rotating equipment since 1993 that includes major overhaul/inspection of 37MW MHI steam turbines in Module 1, 2 & 3 of Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd and overall supervisory of plant shutdown maintenance on various rotating equipment.
His tenure as a site project manager with Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd exposed him to construction and fabrication under the supply and construction of new civil workshop, extension of main warehouse and mechanical workshop in, installation of Jet A- 1 Bunkering Line in Shell Timur Sdn Bhd, installation of flush tank at Bintulu Depot and various other projects with the company.
He has conducted numerous training, internally and externally, primarily in power sectors and oil and gas. Focus areas of training include vibration, machinery alignment and balancing course, condition monitoring programme for rotating equipment, integrated machinery maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance, inspection and maintenance of pumps, and inspection and maintenance of steam turbines.
Currently, he sits on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia
Dato' Awang Daud, aged 56, male, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as our Non-Independent Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He obtained an intermediate certificate for Mechanical Fitter/General Mechanic in 1980 from the Institut Kemahiran MARA, Malaysia, and was certified by the National Industrial Trade Training Board in June 1980. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 from the University of the East, Philippines. He subsequently obtained a Master in Mechanical Engineering in 2007 from the Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta, Indonesia.
He began his career with Syarikat Jengka Pahang Sdn Bhd as an apprentice in 1978 where he was trained in overhauling and repairs of rotating equipment such as electric motor, multi centrifugal pumps, rotary pumps boiler and dryer. In 1980, he joined Ballast Nedam International (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as a Mechanical Workshop Supervisor where he was in charge of productivity and service quality of machining jobs, welding/fabrication and maintenance repair of mechanical equipment. He then joined Daelim (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in 1981 as a Heavy Industries Equipment Millwright where he gained experience in designing, fabrication, maintenance, installation and repair works of various heavy machinery and vehicles. In 1983, he joined Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd as Technician 3 and was eventually promoted to Supervisor. He was a part of the pioneer group which set up the mechanical workshop for the first product of LNG and maintenance of Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd. He remained in Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd until 1993.
He joined Serba Dinamik in 1994 as a director and was involved in field supervision, coordination and managing various projects, construction and fabrication tasks, planning and tendering, attending negotiation and handling managerial portfolios.
Currently, he also sits on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia.
Abdul Kadier, aged 68, male, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as our Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Economics in 1973 from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He began his career as a marketing executive with Diethlem Sdn Bhd in 1973 for one year and later joined Sarawak Economic Development Corporation, where he served as a marketing officer until 1976. In 1976, he started his own business in diversified areas of food industry, road transportation, agriculture and forestry. In July 1994, he was appointed as a director in Serba Dinamik and subsequently became a shareholder of Serba Dinamik in October 1994.
He is a member of the Party Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Sarawak ("PBB") and sat as an executive committee member at the state level of PBB Youth Wing for two terms, from 1985 to 1989. He is an active member of the Bumiputera Chamber of Commerce Sarawak ("DUBS") and was elected as Chairman for the Bintulu branch in 1986 where he continued for three terms until 1991, thereafter advisor of DUBS from 1992 to 1994. Presently, he is the Vice President of DUBS at state level, a position he was elected in 2014 and will continue to hold until 2017. He was appointed as a member of the Consultative Council to Local Government, whose main function is to advise the Bintulu Development Authority on the development and local government functions in Bintulu, for the periods between 1991 to 1997 and 2013 to 2018.
In 2008 he was awarded the "Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Award" by the Sarawak Ministry of Industrial Development.
He also sits on the board of several private limited companies in Malaysia.
Sharifah Irina, aged 41, female, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as our Independent Non-Executive Director. She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) in 1999 from The University of Adelaide, Australia. She later obtained a Master of Business of Administration (MBA) in 2011 from University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK. She is a Chartered Accountant and has memberships with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (formerly The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)) since 2003 and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) since 2004. During her career, she has also obtained a Graduate Diploma (ICAA) Certificate of Completion in 2003 and certification as a certified SAP Financial Solution Consultant in Financial Accounting in 2007 and Management Accounting in 2008.
She began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia in 1999, in Business Advisory Services, providing audit services to a wide range of industries, which include public listed companies dealing with media, oil and gas, automotive and property development, among others. In 2002, she joined Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd in Internal Audit Department and was responsible for dealing with matters in relation to corporate governance, compliance, enterprise risk management, internal controls and policies. In 2003, she joined iPerintis Sdn Bhd as a Business Analyst to broaden her scope into IT, dealing with financial consultancy projects. While servicing predominantly oil and gas and shipping industries, she eventually became a certified SAP Financial Solution Consultant and thereon performed SAP projects including enhancements, customization, and full cycle project implementations.
In 2011, she joined Abeam Consulting (M) Sdn Bhd as a Senior SAP Financial Consultant providing SAP services locally as well as overseas for companies in various industries including insurance, manufacturing, security enforcement and defence and plantation. She was responsible for the end-to-end SAP implementation, from understanding the various business landscapes, needs and requirements and performing gap analysis to blueprint, functional specifications and manual documentations, project implementation, testing, verification and reconciliation exercises, through to training and support.
Currently, she is also a director of a private limited company in Malaysia.
Tengku Dato' Seri Hasmuddin, aged 55, male, was appointed on 31 May 2016 as our Independent Non-Executive Director. He obtained his Bachelor of Law (Honours) in 1986 from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
He is a practising advocate and solicitor, having admitted to the Malaysian Bar on 14 July 1987. Upon his admission, he commenced his legal practice in 1987 at Messrs Suhaimi Abdullah & Co., Malacca.
In 1989, he joined Messrs. Hisham Sobri & Kadir where he is presently the Principal Partner. His main areas of practice are corporate commercial law and Islamic banking and finance. Tengku Dato' Seri Hasmuddin was among one of the legal counsels involved in framing the structural framework for Islamic banking documentation in the early stages of its development in Malaysia.
He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals Malaysia since 2009. He continues to play an active role in the development of this area of law through his involvement in the organisation of Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum, an annual forum that gathers prominent personalities, practitioners and industry players of Islamic Finance as well as by presenting papers at conferences and forums on the subject which are held both locally and internationally.
Tengku Dato' Seri Hasmuddin is also involved in charitable organisations in the capacity of a trustee to the Tuanku Najihah Foundation, Yayasan Institut AI Quran Kuala Lumpur, Tabung Amanah Pesakit Malaysia, Institut Quran Tuanku Jaafar, Yayasan Kolej Islam Sultan Alam Shah and Yayasan Munarah.
Currently, he also sits on the boards of several public companies in Malaysia including Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad and Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, as well as several private limited companies in Malaysia. He is also an independent director of Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Institute Jantung Negara Sdn. Bhd. Both IJN Holdings Sdn. Bhd., Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. are Government Investment Companies.
Tengku Dato' Seri Hasmuddin is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. He is the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee, a member of Board Audit Committee, Veto Committee and Board Risk Management Committee. Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad is a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities. He is also an Independent NonExecutive Director of Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad. Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad is a subsidiary of MMC Corporation Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.
Hasman Yusri Yusoff, aged 56, male, was appointed on 16 November 2016 as our Independent Non-Executive Directors. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee.
He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies from International Islamic University Malaysia.
Hasman Yusri was a Partner at KPMG Malaysia before his retirement in December 2015. He joined KPMG in 1999 as a Director in the Assurance and Audit Division before becoming a Principal with the Assurance Division in October 2001. Prior to KPMG, he was with the Petronas Group of Companies for 10 years from 1984 to 1994, holding various positions in the Group. Thereafter, he joined Malakoff Berhad for four years from 1995 to 1999 as the General Manager, Finance responsible for the financial affairs of the Group. His experience in audit and commercial covers a wide range of industries including construction, property development, plantation, power generation and oil & gas.
He has been an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad. He also sits on the board of a private limited company in Malaysia.