The Company

Board of Directors

Dato' Mohamed Yunus Ramli bin Abbas
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman


DATO' MOHAMED YUNUS RAMLI BIN ABBAS
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Date of Appointment
18 November 2010

Membership of Board Committees
None

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya.
  • Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University,
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America (USA).
  • Attended the Executive Program in Business Management from University of Michigan, USA.
  • Doctorate of Management UNIMAP (Honorary).

Membership of Associations

  • Chairman of Board of Governors at University Malaysia Computer Science and Engineering (UniMy).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 1978-1980 : Started his career at Motorola in Penang and was subsequently appointed as the Director of Human                      Resource of Motorola South Asia.
  • 1980-1985 : Director of Training and Development for Motorola Asia Pacific.
  • 1989-1995 : Vice President at Motorola Inc. in Florida, USA
  • 1996-2001 : Country Manager for Motorola Malaysia
  • 2002           : Chief Executive Officer, Encorp Group
  • 2002-2005 : Chief Executive Officer, Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad
  • 2003-2005 : Appointed by the Ministry of Education as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Universiti Malaysia                      Perlis (UNIMAP)
  • 2006           : Established NuSuara Technologies Sdn. Bhd
                         Executive Director of NuSuara Technologies Sdn. Bhd
  • Non-Executive Chairman of Kumpulan Modal Perdana Sdn. Bhd.
  • Sits on the Board of Directors of University Technology Malaysia Holdings

Directorships of other Public Companies
None


   

Dato' Maznah Abdul Jalil
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director


DATO ' MAZNAH BINTI ABDUL JALIL
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
02 July 2012

Membership of Board Committees
Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee and Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit Committee.

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

  • Trustee of Malaysian Aids Foundation.
  • Life Member of the Women's Institute of Management.
  • Member of Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) and Member of Corporate Malaysian Roundtable, ASLI.

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 1979-1992 : Joined Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad and served as the Manager of Corporate Finance & Advisory.
  • 1992-1995 : Appointed as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs at Master Carriage (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • 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.
  • 2006-2007 : Appointed to the board of United Overseas Bank Berhad.
  • 2007-2008 : Appointed as Head, Corporate Finance and Principal Investment at Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad.
  • 2009-2011 : Appointed as Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance Advisory at Kenanga Investment Bank                      Berhad.
  • 2011-Present : Chairman of SCS Global Advisory (M) Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Moore Stephens AC Advisory Sdn.                         Bhd.).
  • 2012-Present : Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer, Sona Petroleum Berhad.

Directorships of other Public Companies

  • Board Member of Pavillion Real Estate Investment Trust, Sona Petroleum Berhad, Universiti Teknologi Mara and Malaysia Aids Foundation.

Paul W Chan
Independent Non-Executive Director


PAUL CHAN WAN SIEW
Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment
18 November 2010

Membership of Board Committees

  • Chairman of the Audit Committee.
  • Member of the Nomination Committee, Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Finance and Investment 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.
  • Executive Committee Member, Federation of Public Listed Companies (FPLC).
  • Executive Committee Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
  • Founding & Executive Committee Member, Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • Professional and business experience spans over three decades in accounting, corporate, financial and business advisory services.
  • President of Business Transitions Asia Sdn. Bhd.

Directorships of other Public Companies

  • Board Member of Luxchem Corporation Berhad, Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad, Federation of Public Listed Companies and Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors.


   

Dr Abu Hasan Ismail
Executive Director
CEO, Prestariang Berhad


DR ABU HASAN ISMAIL
Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Executive Director

Date of Appointment
18 November 2010

Membership of Board Committees
Member of the Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee and Finance and Investment 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 a Visiting Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA.
  • Member of Board of Governors at University Malaysia Computer Science and Engineering (UniMy).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • Became one of the founders of the Multimedia University in 1997 and was subsequently appointed as the Professor and Dean at the newly created Faculty of Creative Multimedia.
  • He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Prestariang Berhad.
  • Since its inception in 2003, Dr. Abu 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.
  • Listed the Company on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 27 July 2011.
  • Recently, he was appointed into the CEO Faculty Programme by Ministry of Education Malaysia under the Malaysian Higher Education Blueprint.

Directorships of other Public Companies

  • Institute Sultan Iskandar of Urban Habitat and High Rise and Yayasan Universiti Malaysia


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 and Remuneration Committee.
  • Member of the Audit 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 Board of Governors at University Malaysia Computer Science and Engineering (UniMy).

Working Experience and Occupation

  • Begin his career as a system engineer at IBM Corporation in 1988 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 telecommunication, 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 company 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.
  • He is currently an adjunct professor at Taylor's University.

Directorships of other Public Companies
None


   

Mohd Arif Ibrahim
Executive Director COO, Prestariang Berhad


MOHD ARIF IBRAHIM
Chief Operating Officer, Non-Independent Executive Director

Date of Appointment
20 August 2015

Membership of Board Committees
Nil

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento, USA.
  • Master of Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento, USA.

Membership of Associations
Nil

Working Experience and Occupation

  • 1990-1992 : Began his career at Citibank N.A, Sacramento, California as a management trainee.
  • 1992-1994 : Joined Citibank Berhad as Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance.
  • 1994-1996 : Joined W.R Grace Packaging (M) SD Bhd as Senior Financial Analyst.
  • 1997-2001 : Appointed as Head of Corporate Planning & Project Development at Pahang State Development                      Corporation.
  • 2001-2011 : Joined KPMG Malaysia as Managing Consultant – Business Advisory Services, promoted to Associate                      Director in 2002, promoted to Director in 2004 and promoted to be Partner/Executive Director in                      2006.
  • 2011-2014 : Appointed as Country Leader - Global Business Services, IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
  • 2014- present : Appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Prestariang Berhad

Directorships of other Public Companies
None


   
 

 


   


INVESTOR RELATIONS
TRAININGS & CERTIFICATIONS
QUICK LINKS

Copyright © 2003- 2016 Prestariang. All Rights Reserved.
All trademarks referenced herein are the properties of their respective owners.
Terms and Conditions of Use