BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Abdul Kadir Md Kassim
Independent, Non-Executive Director (Chairman)

Abdul Kadir holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore and is the Senior Partner of Messrs Kadir, Andri & Partners.

He sits on the Boards of UEM Group Berhad and is Chairman of Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEM Group Berhad.

Abdul Kadir is a member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee and of the Financial Services Professional Board.

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Danajamin Nasional Berhad and Datuk Yaw Teck Seng Foundation. On 15 February 2016, he was reappointed as trustee of The Renong Group Scholarship Trust Fund.

He has no securities holdings in the Company and/or its subsidiaries. He also has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Elakumari Kantilal
Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director

Elakumari holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of East Anglia and a Bachelor of Accounting from University Kebangsaan Malaysia. Besides her executive education in IMD Switzerland, she has also attended the Harvard Premier Business Management Program and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

She was actively involved in the establishment of Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) whilst in the Ministry of Finance. She was in Khazanah since its inception in 1994 moving from the position of Senior Manager to Director in Investment Division from 2004 until 2017.

She started her career in the government sector in 1981 and held various positions within the sector namely in the Accountant General’s Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance. She was involved in the monitoring and restructuring of companies, including debts of non-performing companies held by the Ministry of Finance (Incorp).

Elakumari also serves as a Director on the Board of UEM Edgenta Berhad.

She has no securities holdings in the Company and/or its subsidiaries. She also has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

She has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Ronnie Kok Lai Huat
Senior Independent, Non-Executive Director

Ronnie holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom.

Prior to joining the Board of TIME, Ronnie held the position of Global Head of Marketing at Sampoerna International from September 2004 to January 2007 and was Sampoerna Malaysia’s Marketing Director from June 2002 to August 2004.

Between 1996 and 2002, he served as the Vice President of Marketing & Sales at JT International Tobacco Sdn Bhd where he also held the position of Executive Director on the Board of the company.

Ronnie also sits on the Board of Privasia Technology Berhad.

He has direct interest in the securities of the Company. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Hong Kean Yong
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Hong holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Malaya.

He began his career in Accenture Malaysia, where he held various senior positions from March 1987 to December 1994.

Hong has also served in various senior capacities in MBf Group of Companies, Multimedia University, Avanade Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Motorola Multimedia Sdn Bhd prior to his last position as the Group Chief Information Officer in Hong Leong Financial Group from April 2008 to March 2011.

He joined Taylor’s Education Group in April 2011 and held the position of Executive Vice President, Board Architect until March 2018.

Hong also sits on the Boards of Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Taylor’s Education Private Limited.

He has no securities holdings in the Company and/or its subsidiaries. He also has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

MARK GUY DIOGUARDI
Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mark holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Melbourne Business School from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Mark has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications sector with a focus on technology engineering, construction and operations. He spent the first 11 years of his career at Telstra Corporation Limited (“Telstra”), Australia, the majority in the cellular wireless division, including a one-year secondment to BTCellnet in the United Kingdom in 2000.

In 2002, Mark joined Maxis Berhad (“Maxis”) as General Manager of Radio Planning until 2005 when he returned to Australia to complete an MBA and run his own Information Communication Technology consultancy. From 2007 to 2009, he was Head of National Architecture Implementation at Telstra until he expatriated a second time to Maxis as their Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer (“CTO”) in 2009.

In 2011, Mark took the role of joint Chief Operating Officer at Maxis adding to his CTO role the portfolios of Information Technology, Enterprise Business, Consumer Broadband and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) as well as Human Resource.

In 2014, Mark joined iiNet Limited, an Australian Internet Service Provider as their Chief Technology Officer until January 2016. During this time he was also a Board member of the Australian Communication Alliance as well as the Competitive Carriers’ Coalition.

Mark also sits on an Advisory Board for a private company, Swam UAV in Australia.

He has no securities holdings in the Company and/or its subsidiaries. He also has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Afzal Abdul Rahim
Non-Independent, Executive Director (Chief Executive Officer)

Afzal holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Electronics, specialising in Acoustic Wave Theory from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

He started his career in the automotive industry culminating in a regional role with Group Lotus PLC. A technology entrepreneur, he also founded the Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX), which was established in 2006.

He currently sits on the Boards of CIMB Bank Berhad, Symphony Communication Public Company Limited, CMC Telecommunication Infrastructure Corporation, Megawisra Investments Limited, Megawisra Sdn Bhd, Global Transit International Sdn Bhd and Pulau Kapas Ventures Sdn Bhd.

Afzal has interest in the securities of the Company through Pulau Kapas Ventures Sdn Bhd, Megawisra Sdn Bhd and Global Transit International Sdn Bhd.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Patrick Corso
Non-Independent, Executive Director

Patrick holds a BA (Hons) Degree in European Business Administration from the European Business School, London, United Kingdom.

He has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking and private equity industries, with a focus on the telecoms sector. He spent the first 8 years of his career at Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley in London in their European Telecoms groups, with a brief interim stint at Trader Classified Media in a corporate development role.

In 2003, Patrick joined Providence Equity Partners in London, a leading private equity firm focused on the telecoms, media and technology industry sectors. In 2008, he relocated with Providence Equity Partners to Hong Kong to take up the role of Managing Director and Head of the Hong Kong office.

In 2013, he established OST Capital, a private investment firm in Hong Kong, of which he remains a non-executive Director.

He currently sits on the Boards of Symphony Communication Public Company Limited, Megawisra Investments Limited, Megawisra Sdn Bhd, Global Transit International Sdn Bhd and Pulau Kapas Ventures Sdn Bhd.

Patrick has interest in the securities of the Company through Pulau Kapas Ventures Sdn Bhd, Megawisra Sdn Bhd and Global Transit International Sdn Bhd.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Lee Guan Hong
Non-Independent, Executive Director

Guan Hong holds a Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma, United States of America.

He has over 20 years of experience in the technology and telecommunications industry, moving up the management ranks in the last 19 years.

Guan Hong’s career started with a 2-year Information Technology stint in Malaysia. He went on to spend 6 years in a Singapore-based Internet Service Provider where he played a pivotal role in the company’s regional expansion.

He joined DiGi.Com Berhad in 2004 and moved on to TIME in 2009 where, on 1 November 2014, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s fixed line business.

Guan Hong has direct interest in the securities of the Company.

He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has not been convicted of any offence (other than traffic offences) within the past 5 years and has no public sanction and/or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.



LEADERSHIP TEAM

Afzal Abdul Rahim, Commander-in-Chief
Patrick Corso, Executive Director
Lee Guan Hong, Executive Director
Long Sher Neng, Chief Financial Officer
Julian Ding, General Counsel & Chief Regulatory Officer




Governance

Board Charter Download
Directors' Code of Conduct and Ethics Download
Policy on Nomination and Assessment Process of Board Members Download
Remuneration Policy for Non-Executive Directors Download
Remuneration Policy for Senior Management Download
Memorandum and Articles of Association Download

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