The Company

Board of Directors

Dato' Maznah Abdul Jalil
Independent Non-Executive Chairman


DATO ' MAZNAH BINTI ABDUL JALIL
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Date of Appointment
2 July 2012




Membership of Board Committees
None

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Masters Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the Northern Illinois University, USA and the Central Michigan University, USA respectively.

Membership of Associations

  • Life Member of the Women's Institute of Management.
  • Member of Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) and Member of Corporate Malaysian Roundtable, ASLI.
  • Member of the Board of Governors, University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering.

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2011-Present      : Chairman of SCS Global Advisory (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • 2012-April 2019 : Appointed as Executive Director, Sona Petroleum Berhad.
  • 2009-2011         : Appointed as Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance Advisory at Kenanga Investment Bank                              Berhad.
  • 2007-2008         : Appointed as Head, Corporate Finance and Principal Investment at Hong Leong Financial Group                              Berhad.
  • 2006-2007         : Appointed to the board of United Overseas Bank Berhad.
  • 1997                   : Joined HICOM Holdings Berhad as Vice President and was elected to the board of DRB-HICOM                              Berhad. She was also appointed to the boards of the various subsidiaries and associated                              companies of DRB-HICOM till 2006.
  • 1992-1995         : Appointed as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs at Master Carriage (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • 1979-1992         : Joined Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad and served as the Manager of Corporate Finance &                             Advisory.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
Pavillion Real Estate Investment Trust, Felcra Berhad, Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT), InNature Berhad and Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad..

Dr Abu Hasan Ismail
Non-Independent Executive Director,
President / Group Chief Executive Officer,
Prestariang Berhad


DR ABU HASAN BIN ISMAIL
Non-Independent Executive Director, President / Group Chief Executive Officer, Prestariang Berhad

Date of Appointment
18 November 2010



Membership of Board Committees
Member of the Risk Management Committee, Finance and Investment Committee and Tender Committee.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Sheffield, UK.

Membership of Associations

  • International Advisory Board of Computer Trade Industry Association (CompTIA) based in the USA.
  • Council member at Taylor's University.
  • Advisory Panel for International Business School (IBS) in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
  • Adjunct Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin.
  • Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA.
  • Member of the Board of Governors, University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UniMy).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • Founder and President/Group Chief Executive Officer of Prestariang Berhad.
  • 2015-Present : Appointed into the CEO faculty program by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia under the Malaysian                         Higher Education Blueprint.
  • 2003-Present : Since the inception of Prestariang in 2003, he has overseen the financial and strategic growth of the                         Company and has formed successful partnerships with global ICT organisations, which include                         Microsoft, Autodesk, IBM, Oracle, CompTIA, Certiport, Prometric, ASIC and others.                      
  • 2000-2002    : Joined FSBM Holdings Bhd. Appointed as Executive Director.
  • 1997-2000    : One of the founders of the Multimedia University. Appointed as the Professor and Dean at the newly                         created Faculty of Creative Multimedia.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
Institute Sultan Iskandar of Urban Habitat and High Rise, Yayasan Universiti Malaysia


   

Paul W Chan
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director


PAUL CHAN WAN SIEW
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
18 November 2010



Membership of Board Committees
Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Audit Committee and Finance & Investment Committee.
Member of the Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee and Tender Committee.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
  • Chartered Certified Accountant, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).
  • Chartered Secretary, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).
  • Certified Practising Accountant, CPA Australia.
  • Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant (USA).

Membership of Associations

  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
  • Fellow Member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).
  • Fellow Member, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).
  • Fellow Member, CPA Australia.
  • Founding Board Member and President, Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD).
  • NACD Governance Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors, USA.
  • NACD Board Leadership Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors, USA.
  • Vice President II, Federation of Public Listed Companies (FPLC).
  • Founding & Executive Committee Member, Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI).
  • IIRC Ambassador, International Integrated Reporting Council, UK.

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2008-Present : Appointed to the Board of Luxchem Corporation Berhad; Senior Independent Director, Chairman of                         Nomination Committee.
  • 2007-Present : President of Business Transitions Asia Sdn. Bhd.
  • 1975-Present : Professional and business experience spans four decades in accounting, auditing, corporate,                         financial and business advisory services.
  • 2013-2016    : Appointed to the Board of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad.
  • 2012-2013    : Appointed to the Board of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad; Chairman of Risk Management                         Committee.
  • 2011-2015    : Appointed to the Board of Integrax Berhad; Senior Independent Director, Chairman of Audit                         Committee.
  • 2004-2012    : Appointed to the Board of Mycron Steel Berhad; Chairman of Risk Management Committee.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
Luxchem Corporation Berhad, Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad and Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors.


Ramanathan A/L Sathiamutty
Independent Non-Executive Director


RAMANATHAN A/L SATHIAMUTTY
Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
16 April 2014




Membership of Board Committees
Chairman of the Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and Tender Committee.
Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Finance & Investment Committee.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Executive Management Program from the Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

Membership of Associations

  • Member of the advisory boards at INTI College, Universiti Putra Malaysia's Computer Science and Information Technology Faculty and University Tenaga Nasional's International Advisory Council.
  • Member of the Board of Governors, University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering.
  • Adjunct professor at Taylor's University.
  • Non Executive Director at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2014-Present : He is currently the Chief Transformation Officer at Celcom Axiata Berhad.
  • 1998-2013    : Began his career as a system engineer at IBM Corporation Malaysia and was subsequently appointed                         as the Managing Director for IBM Malaysia in January 2010. His career at IBM spanned 24 years and                         he was involved in the telecommunications, utilities, media and entertainment sectors.
                            Throughout his tenure at IBM, he managed the venture capital portfolio, where he was based in                         Japan. He also led a team to develop strategies on software acquisitions in the USA and served as the                         project executive for delivery at one of the largest telecommunications companies in India.
                            He subsequently took on assignments in Korea as part of IBM Korea's senior leadership team after                         which he went to Singapore to be part of the ASEAN leadership team.
                            He is a sought after speaker and was engaged to speak at the ASEAN Leadership Exchange, 9th ASLI                         Leadership Forum and the 16th Malaysian Banking Summit.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.


   

Ginny Yeow Mei Ying
Independent Non-Executive Director


GINNY YEOW MEI YING
Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
28 February 2019




Membership of Board Committees
Member of Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee, Finance & Investment Committee.

Qualifications

  • English Literature (BA) Hons degree (American and Spanish literature) from University of Warwick, Coventry, England.
  • Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Marketing Institute of Singapore.

Membership of Associations

  • None.

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2009-Present   : Director of Kaginic Corporation Sdn Bhd.
  • 2011-2017      : Joined Kencana Capital Sdn Bhd as an Investment Manager.
  • 2007               : Joined Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) as Senior Marketing Executive.
  • 2005-2007       : Joined F3 Strategies (Foundation for the Future) and served as the Corporate Communications                         Executive.
  • 2003-2005      : Joined ZenithMedia Malaysia and served as a Media Planner.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers
None.

Baldesh Singh a/l Manmohan Singh
Non-Independent Executive Director,
Chief Operating Officer


BALDESH SINGH A/L MANMOHAN SINGH
Non-Independent Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer

Date of Appointment
28 February 2019




Membership of Board Committees
Member of Risk Management Committee and Finance and Investment Committee

Qualifications
Chartered Certified Accountant, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA).

Membership of Associations

  • Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2019-Present : Appointed Prestariang Berhad as the Executive Director on 28 February 2019 and later appointed as                         the Chief Operating Officer effective 1 March 2019.
  • 2016-2019     : Appoint as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy at Liannex Corporation Pte Ltd, later                         appointed as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at Eduspec Holdings Berhad until May                         2018.
  • 2014-2016     : Joined Kencana Capital Sdn Bhd as Head of Strategy.
  • 2011-2014     : Joined Sapura Kencana Petroleum Bhd as Vice President, Office of the Executive Vice Chairman.
  • 2008-2011     : Joined Richfield Brands & Services Pte Ltd (SG) as Executive Director of Finance.
  • 2002-2007     : Joined The Works Partnership Pte Ltd (HKG) based in Hong Kong as Chief Financial Officer.
  • 1998-2001     : Joined Tajo Berhad as Group Financial Controller, Turnaround Management Team following the                         97/98 financial crisis.
  • 1995-1998     : Joined Melewar Equities as Vice President Small & Medium Industries.
  • 1994-1995     : Joined Rofia Group as an Accountant.
  • 1992-1994     : Joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad as Officer Corporate Banking.
  • 1991-1992     : Joined Sunrise Berhad as Management Trainee.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers

  • None.


   


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