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Appointed to the Board on 8 June 1996 as a Non- Independent Non-Executive Director of Safeguards Corporation Berhad. Currently, also the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He graduated from Purdue University, Indiana, USA in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Accounting. He started his career in 1986 as a Project Co-ordinator for Pembangunan Kulim Sdn Bhd, a construction company. He subsequently worked in several construction and property development companies before joining Gold Bridge Engineering & Construction Berhad, a public listed construction company as the Managing Director in 1989, a position he still holds today. He is also the Chairman of Kretam Holdings Berhad and Construction And Supply House Berhad.

Appointed to the Board on 2 August 1997. Graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with a Business Degree majoring in Accounting. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and also the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He started his career as a Group Manager in the Real Estate Audit Division of Arthur Anderson & Co. from 1985 to 1995. He joined Gold Bridge Engineering & Construction Bhd as the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Planning Division in 1996. He was later appointed to the Board of Construction And Supply House Berhad. He is a member of the Audit Committee and classified as a Non-Independent Executive Director of Safeguards Corporation Berhad.

Appointed as director on 12 January 1998. He secured the Cambridge Overseas School Certificate in 1961 and held various positions in the Government Services namely in the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of International Trade and the Ministry of Education from 1962 until he retired in 1997. He is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Safeguards Corporation Berhad and is related to the Chairman.

Appointed as director on 7 May 1999. He started his career as a temporary teacher at Sek. Keb. Lengkuas, Alor Setar, Kedah in 1961. He left the teaching profession and continued his career as Emplacement Officer and later as Acting Administrative Officer of the Land Reclamation Division. He also served as District Officer (“DO”) of Baling, President of District Council of Baling and also as 1st class Magistrate. In 1974, he was appointed the Principal Assistant District Officer of Baling and in 1975, he became Assistant State Secretary of the Kedah State Secretariat. In 1976, he became the Collector of Land Revenue, Kubang Pasu, Jitra, Kedah and also the Secretary of Islamic Affairs. In 1982, he was appointed as Principal Assistant State Secretary and from 1983 – 1985, he was the President of the District Council of Kulim. In 1985, he was the DO of Bandar Baharu, in 1987 the DO of Langkawi and in 1992 till his retirement from Government Service in 1996, he was DO of Baling. In 1996, he was taken on as the General Manager (Business Development of Aseania Holdings Sdn Bhd). In 1998, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Gold Bridge Engineering & Construction Berhad. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Safeguards Corporation Berhad. He is also a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Appointed as director on 3 June 1999. A graduate of the Royal Military College in 1972, he went on to obtain an Honours Degree in Social Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1977. He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration in 1978. He started his career as a “Pegawai Perkhidmatan Tadbir & Diplomatik” in the Prime Ministers Department. In the course of his service, he was posted as First Secretary of the Malaysian High Commission in Paris, France from 1982-1985, and also as Consul at the Malaysian Consulate in Medan, Indonesia from 1990-1993. On his return from this posting, he was appointed to the post of Senior Assistant Director in the Prime Ministers Department. He resigned from public service in 1994 after 15 years to enter the corporate world. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Syarikat Teo Guan Lee Corporation Bhd. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Safeguards Corporation Berhad. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.