Dato' Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera was appointed to the Board of Directors of MRB as Executive Chairman on 31 March 2020. He is also the Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Company.
He completed his Degree Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of the East, Phillipines. He received his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta, Indonesia. He is also conferred as Chartered Fellow in 2018 from The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Malaysia.
Dato' Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera has over 40 years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering. In 1980, he joined Ballast Nedam International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. as a Mechanical Workshop Supervisor. Later he joined Daelim Ltd. as Heavy Equipment Millwright during the construction of Malaysia's first Liquefied Natural Gas Plant in Bintulu. Subsequently in 1983, he joined Malaysia LNG Sdn. Bhd. 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. Dato' Awang was the Co Founder of Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. and was appointed as a Managing Director of Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. in 1993. He was later re-designated as Deputy Managing Director in 2016. Currently he is a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director, a member of Investment Committee and Management Committee of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad.
Choy Sen @ Chin Kim Sang is the founder and was re-designated from Executive Chairman to Executive Director on 31 March 2020.
He received his Masters in Business Administration from the Southern Pacific University, United States in 2004. He is also an Associate of the Institute of Quarrying Malaysia and a registered Shot-Firer with the Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia and Polis Diraja Malaysia. He is a Deputy President of Green Purchasing Network Malaysia.
He has over 40 years of experience in the provision of quarrying services and specialised services for the quarrying and civil engineering industries.
After getting the requisite experiences in drilling and blasting works, in 1984, he incorporated K.S. Chin Construction Sdn Bhd (now known as K.S. Chin Minerals Sdn Bhd) to take over the business operations of Chin Construction. In 1989, he expanded his business to incorporate Minetech Construction Sdn Bhd, to provide specialised drilling and blasting, loading and haulage services focusing on rock excavation and infrastructure development projects.
Subsequently, he established few subsidiaries focusing the following business activities: (a) Trading of heavy machineries and industrial machinery spare parts; (b) Sales and marketing of aggregates; and (c) Providing asphalt premix to the road construction and maintenance industry.
As the founder, he has been the main driving force behind the development, growth and expansion of the MRB Group. Some of his main contributions include the Group’s strategic diversification into long-term quarry operations in 1991. The Group flourished under his leadership and was listed on the Second Board of the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”) on 22 July 2005. Subsequently, on 3 August 2008, the counter was elevated to Bursa Securities’ Main Board. Presently, he leads the Board on overseeing the management and ensures the smooth functioning of the Board.
Other than MRB, he is not a director of any other public company and listed issuer. He is a director in several private limited companies.
He is a major shareholder of MRB. He has no conflict of interest with the MRB Group other than that which has been disclosed in the Audited Financial Statements contained in this Annual Report.
Chin Leong Choy was appointed to the Board of Directors of MRB as Executive Director on 21 January 2010. He was re-designated as Group Executive Director on 6 March 2013. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of the Company.
He received his Master in Business Administration (General Management) from Stichting Euregio University College, Belgium and Master in Business Administration (Property Management) from Tbilisi Teaching University Gorgasali, Georgia. He is a registered Shot-Firer with the Jabatan Mineral and Geosains Malaysia.
In 2003, he joined Minetech Construction Sdn Bhd, in-charge of control blasting and infrastructure work. He then transferred to Minetech Quarries Sdn Bhd as Sales Executive in 2005 and Planning & Development Executive of K.S. Chin Minerals Sdn Bhd in 2006. During his tenure between 2007 to 2009, he was the Personal Assistant to Executive Chairman of MRB.
As the Group Executive Director of the Company, he is responsible for the overall performance and management of various companies in MRB Group, business expansion and ensuring that all business goals are achieved.
Other than MRB, he is not a director of any other public company and listed issuer. He sits on the boards of several private limited companies.
He has no conflict of interest with the MRB Group.
Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak Bin Awg Daud was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 03 April 2020. He was re-designated as Executive Director on 12 June 2020. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of the Company. He is the son of Dato' Awang Daud Bin Awang Putera, the Executive Chairman of the Company.
He graduated from University Malaysia, Pahang with a Masters in Industrial Engineering Technology. He is also a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) International, UK.
Encik Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak Bin Awg Daud began his corporate career in the oil and gas industry with Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd. in 2004 as an Assistant Project Manager. During his tenure with the Serba Dinamik's Group, he played an instrumental role in the successful completion of more than 40 maintenance, repair and overhaul projects which contributed significantly to Serba Dinamik's growth. Subsequently, in 2014, he started his own oil and gas MRO company, Trillion Axis Sdn. Bhd. to capture a slice of the MRO market in East Malaysia. In 2017, through the ADAP 40rty Group, he ventured into businesses ranging from realty, retailing, hospitality, tourism and travel, food and beverage, agriculture, deep sea fishery, ship management to advanced cooling systems and non-explosive rock breaking technology.
He then co-founded ADAP Capital Sdn. Bhd. in 2019, an investment and private equity company. Since its incorporation, ADAP Capital Sdn. Bhd. has acquired significant stakes in several listed companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. In 2020, he founded ADAP Kenyalang Holdings Sdn. Bhd., a Bintulu based investment holding and venture partner vehicle to enhance the hornbill state presence in the essential services sectors in Malaysia. Since the incorporation of ADAP Kenyalang Holdings Sdn. Bhd., the company is actively embarked into negotiation to purchase several tier-1 companies which involve in oil and gas and engineering and telecommunication industry.
With over 15 years of experience in corporate world and as an entrepreneur, Encik Awgku Mohd Reza Farzak Bin Awg Daud is an Executive Director of 10 companies, Managing Director of 3 companies, Executive Chairman of a Tier-1 oil and gas company and member of the Board of several companies.
Azlan Shah Bin Zainal Arif was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 03 April 2020. He was re-designated as Executive Director on 12 June 2020. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of the Company.
He graduated from Malaya University with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Encik Azlan Shah Bin Zainal Arif builds his fortunate 15 years of experience coequally through professional employments and business ventures. Begin in 2006, he served short stint of 7 years of employment with Tanjong Offshore Group which has sharpen his skill in oil and gas engineering sector particularly in maintenance, repair and operations of oil and gas workshop. During his tenure with Tanjong Offshore Group, he assisted the Company to serve several large oil and gas players like gigantic Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies such as Petronas and Shell particularly in region of East Malaysia. In 2013, Encik Azlan Shah Bin Zainal Arif embarked into business venture as founder and main shareholder of Empada Sdn Bhd to provide maintenance fabrication and construction in oil and gas industry. Through his well blend of conservative cum progressive management skills, he registered the Company a sterling results at each year consistently and continually. To-date, Empada Sdn Bhd secured projects with total project value of more than RM200 million and employs over 100 employees.
In 2018, he assisted Highpoint Engineering Sdn Bhd to set-up their business strategies framework and provided business advisory to G Two Tech Engineering Sdn Bhd, both involve in the maintenance fabrication and construction and electrical and instrument respectively. In 2019, he is invited to join ADAP Capital Sdn Bhd, an investment holding & private equity company as Managing Director of Special Project and Business Development where he is entrusted to develop and execute all the company's business strategies.
Abdul Farid was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 23 April 2020. He was re-designated to Executive Director of Finance and subsequently re-designated to Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 13 November 2020
He has over twenty (20) years of experience in accountancy, corporate governance and corporate finance at local and international companies in various industries. He was in the pioneer management team of the first real estate investment trust, Amanah Raya Real Estate Investment Trust ("ARREIT"), which was listed in year 2007 and as the Head of Finance, he oversaw several of ARREIT’s listing exercises. He was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Abraj Management Sdn. Bhd., a special purpose vehicle between Amanah Raya Berhad and Lembaga Tabung Haji in year 2010 to oversee the syndication of real estate investments by both organisations. He was the Head of Corporate Planning and Business Development for Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and from year 2012 to year 2018, he was the Head of Finance for FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence (“FIFA”), in Qatar. After he left FIFA in year 2018, he has undertaken several independent advisory roles.
dn. Bhd. to capture a slice of the MRO market in East Malaysia. In 2017, through the ADAP 40rty Group, he ventured into businesses ranging from realty, retailing, hospitality, tourism and travel, food and beverage, agriculture, deep sea fishery, ship management to advanced cooling systems and non-explosive rock breaking technology.
Abdul Farid holds a professional degree from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) since year 2009 and was awarded an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the Association of Business Executives in year 2001. He was trained as a Chartered Accountant at various practicing firms in Malaysia.
Ahmad Rahizal was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 28 October 2016. He was re-designated as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 February 2021. He is also a member of the Investment Committee, the Audit and Risk Management Committee, and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
He graduated from Sunway College in 2006 with a Degree in Business Information Technology.
He began his career as a Director in Noble Signet Sdn Bhd in 2008, an IT developer catering for the banking industry. From 2009 – 2012, he was appointed as Chairman of UQ Holiday Sdn Bhd which chartered flights for pilgrims to perform the Umrah. In 2012, he joined Auto MasterCop Sdn Bhd [now known as Uniqa (M) Sdn Bhd] as Chief Executive Officer, a position which he holds until today. Uniqa (M) Sdn Bhd provides electronic payment systems as an alternative delivery channel for banks and other financial institutions.
He is also involved in various property development projects in the Klang Valley, Melaka and Johor through Tres Industry Sdn Bhd and the JM Group. He is also involved in politics and now serves as Deputy Youth Chief for UMNO Cheras.
He is also a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Acoustech Bhd. He also sits on the board of several private companies.
He has no conflict of interest with the MRB Group.
Ahmad Ruslan was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 21 February 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
He graduated from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economic Studies (Accounting & Financial Analysis). After graduation, he trained as a Chartered Accountant at a firm in London and in 1986, he joined Merchants Business Growth Consulting, a pan European marketing consulting company, as its Group Financial Controller.
In 1993, he left Europe and joined what is now CIMB Investment Bank Berhad in the Corporate Finance Department. In 1997, he assisted in the formation of Commerce Asset Ventures, the venture capital arm of CIMB Group. In 2000, he joined Clear Channel Communications, Inc., the leading global media organisation listed on the New York Stock Exchange as ASEAN Regional Director/ Managing Director of Malaysian operations.
In 2005, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Terengganu Incorporated, the strategic investment holding company for the Terengganu state. From 2008 to 2018, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Marine & Offshore Sdn. Bhd., the official representative of Armstrong Corporation Holdings in Asia and the Pacific Rim, a company involved in offshore and shipping investments, oil trading, finance and project development. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sungai Temau Mining (M) Sdn. Bhd., an iron ore mining company. Currently, he is the Founder and Principal of Connoisseur Consult Sdn Bhd.
He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of DWL Berhad (formerly known as Spring Gallery Berhad) and Orion IXL Berhad, where he is a member of the Audit Committee of both public listed companies.
He has no conflict of interest with the MRB Group.
Datin Feridah Binti Bujang Ismail was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2020. She is also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company.
She graduated from University Technology Mara in 1998 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons). She held the professional qualification in Accountancy from Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant. She is also the Associate Member of the Certified Public Accountant Australia.
Datin Feridah Binti Bujang Ismail begun her career in 1998 and she has over 20 years of experience in accountancy and corporate finance. She started her career as an assistant accountant at a small scale company and later she joined the Audit and Advisory firm, Ernst & Young and became the Senior Associate within 5 years’ time. Subsequently, she was attached to the Malaysia Airlines Systems Berhad for over 10 years, which includes 3 years overseas experience as Regional Accounting Manager for Australia and New Zealand. With her extensive experience and knowledge in accountancy, she was then appointed as the General Manager of Finance and Procurement in Sapura Aero Sdn Bhd in year 2016. Currently, she is running her own financial consultancy and advisory business, Future Wise Consulting Services.
Puan Siti Aishah Binti Othman was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2020. She is also the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
She graduated from University of Malaya with a Degree in LLB (Hons) in Law.
Puan Siti Aishah Binti Othman started her career in Legal Advisory Division of Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia. Subsequently, she became the Senior Manager of legal division in the state government office, the Bintulu Development Authority (“BDA”). She accumulated more than 20 years of experience in organising various activities and events as she was appointed as a committee member/ advisor for the events held by BDA. She was also involved in drafting and assessing the examination paper for the subject of legislation in State Sarawak in “Penilaian Tahap Kecekapan”. Her service, loyalty, efforts and contributions to the BDA was greatly acknowledged and she was awarded by the State Minister in year 2010 and Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di Pertua Negeri Sarawak in year 2011.
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