Leadership Team

Jeneral Tan Sri (Dr) Mohamed Hashim bin Mohd Ali (B) Independent Non-Executive Chairman
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/83
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 27 June 2011
Length of Service: 7 years

Jeneral Tan Sri (Dr) Mohamed Hashim bin Mohd Ali (B) holds a Diploma in Advance Business Management from Harvard Business School. He was conferred the Honorary Doctorate by the University of Salford, United Kingdom in 1999 and the Honorary Doctorate by the Malaysian National Defence University in October 2012. He is a member of the Selangor Royal Court (Ahli Dewan DiRaja Selangor) since 1 January 2005.

Prior to his entry into the corporate world, Jeneral Tan Sri (Dr) Mohamed Hashim was the Chief of Defence Forces in the Malaysian Armed Forces where he chalked up 40 years of dedicated service. During his tenure in the Malaysian Armed Forces, he had initiated the re-organisation and modernisation of the Army.

He is the Chairman of Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Chiyoda Malaysia Sdn Bhd, National Aerospace & Defence Industries Sdn Bhd and Dibena Enterprise Sdn Bhd.

He is currently the Chairman of The Regional Committee of Glutamate Science Southeast Asia/South Asia (RCGS) whose member countries are Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia.

He also sits on the Board of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS Malaysia) – a Malaysia Think Tank responsible for formulating policies and conducting research for national and international issues.

Dato' Wan Mohd Safiain bin Wan Hasan Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
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Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee
Nationality/Age: Malaysian/71
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 27 June 2011
Length of Service: 7 years

Dato' Wan Mohd Safiain bin Wan Hasan was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Company on 29 November 2013. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the Cambridge International University, United States.

He began his career in 1974 as a Government Security Officer, and held this position till 1986, while working with the Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Prime Minister's Department. In 1986 he assumed the position of Deputy Chief Government Security Officer of the Prime Minister's Department and was promoted to Chief Government Security Officer in 1996. He was responsible in providing advisory on protective security measures to the Federal Government Ministries and Departments and also at the State level. He retired from civil service in December 2002 and joined PQM Consultancy and Management Services Sdn Bhd as Chief Executive Officer (2003-2006). He was also responsible in overseeing the collaboration of training programmes between the Government of New South Wales, Australia and the Open University of Malaysia. He also held the position of the Honorary Member of the Royal Council of Terengganu (2006-2009) and the Comptroller of the Royal Household, Istana Negara (2006-2008).

In 2010, he was made the Director of Dibena Enterprise Sdn Bhd. He also holds directorships in several private limited companies. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Dato' Haji Razali bin Mohd Yusof Managing Director
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/60
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 13 Dec 2019

Dato' Haji Razali Bin Mohd Yusof graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from University of Missouri in 1984.

An accomplished professional with over 30 years of corporate experience in the Mining and Oil & Gas industries, YBhg. Dato' Razali has garnered a wealth of knowledge and know-how spanning business development, comprehensive engineering project management, as well as, providing advisory and consultancy services to various organisations.

YBhg. Dato' Razali has also held key roles in a number of private and multinational companies in Malaysia, and is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Marine & General Berhad, Chairman of Intralink Resources Sdn Bhd, Managing Director of Intralink Properties Sdn Bhd and Urban Terrace Sdn Bhd, as well as, Director of Bagus Tioman Sdn Bhd.

Mr. Chew Ben Ben Deputy Managing Director
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/61
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 27 June 2011
Length of Service: 7 years

Mr. Chew Ben Ben served as a teacher between 1980 and 1983. He graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1988 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons).

He began his career when he joined KL Mutual Fund Berhad as an Investment Officer and a member of the Fund Management Committee in 1989. In 1990, he became a dealer's representative in TA Securities Sdn Bhd and subsequently joined Inter-Pacific Securities Sdn Bhd as dealer's representative from 1991 to 2002.

He joined Mentiga Corporation Berhad as a Non-Executive Director in 2003 and was later promoted to Executive Director in 2004. He joined Dibena Enterprise Sdn Bhd, as a Consultant in 2005, and was later appointed as a Director of Datasonic Corporation Sdn Bhd ("Datasonic Corporation") which was the subsidiary company of the Company, in 2006. Subsequently, he assumed the position of Executive Director in Datasonic Corporation in 2008 and later became its Managing Director in June 2011. He involves in the corporate planning and strategic development and is assisting the Managing Director in the overall management and business development of the Company.

Mr. Chew is a substantial shareholder of the Company. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Dato' Wan Ibrahim bin Wan Ahmad Independent Non-Executive Director
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Chairman of Risk Management Committee
Nationality/Age: Malaysian/68
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 27 June 2011
Length of Service: 7 years

Dato' Wan Ibrahim bin Wan Ahmad graduated from University of Malaya in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons).

He began his career in the Ministry of Information as an Assistant Secretary in 1972 before assuming the position of Assistant Administrator of Hospital University in University of Malaya in 1976, Principal Assistant Secretary of the Education Service Commission in 1978, Deputy Director of the Public Service Department in 1985 and Deputy Director General of the National Anti-Drug Agency from 1997 to 2001. Between 2002 to 2003, he was appointed as the Director General of National Anti-Drug Agency. In 2003, he was promoted as the Director General of the National Registration Department (NRD). He retired from the civil service in 2005 and was appointed as an Advisor to Cito Holdings Sdn Bhd and Dibena Enterprise Sdn Bhd.

He is also the Director of Datasonic Corporation Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Mr. Yee Kim Shing @ Yew Kim Sing Independent Non-Executive Director
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/81
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 27 June 2011
Length of Service: 7 years

Mr. Yee Kim Shing graduated from University of Melbourne in 1960 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore. He was a practising accountant for more than 26 years, retiring as a senior partner in Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young) in 1990.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee of Pacific & Orient Berhad. He is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of Pacific & Orient Insurance Co. Berhad.

Dato' Sri Sharifuddin Bin Ab Ghani Independent Non-Executive Director
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Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Member of Risk Management Committee
Nationality/Age: Malaysian/62
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 05 Feb 2020

Dato' Sri Sharifuddin bin Ab Ghani was formerly with the Royal Malaysia Police Force for a period of over 40 years and retired as Pahang's Commissioner of Police in April 2017.

During his tenure with the Royal Malaysia Police Force, he served in various positions including as the Deputy Commissioner of Police and Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police of Pahang,Temerloh District Chief of Police and Deputy Superintendent of the Special Operations Command (PGK), Bukit Aman.

Dato' Ibrahim Bin Abdullah Independent Non-Executive Director
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Member of Remuneration Committee
Nationality/Age: Malaysian/62
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 05 Feb 2020

Dato' Ibrahim Bin Abdullah joined the Public Service as an Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs in December 1981 and has since held various positions at the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Prime Minister Department, Jakim, Langkawi District, Immigration Department of Malaysia and the last position was the Deputy Director General of Immigration Department until June 2017.

Cik Noor Suhaila Binti Saad Independent Non-Executive Director
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Member of Remuneration Committee and Member of Risk Management Committee
Nationality/Age: Malaysian/46
Gender: Female
Date Appointed to the Board: 05 Feb 2020

An accomplished lawyer with over 21 years of experience in the legal field and business, running her own firm. Her expertise ranges from land matters, property and Conveyancing as well as Intellectual Property, Corporate, Commercial and Banking law.

Complimenting her skills and expertise, she is also a registered Trademark agent, Notary Public and Commissioner of Oaths and holds various key positions in a number of private companies in Malaysia.

En. Handrianov Putra Bin Abu Hanifah Executive Director
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/31
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Board: 05 Feb 2020

Handrianov Putra Bin Abu Hanifah began his career when he joined Dibena Enterprise Sdn Bhd in 2008 as a Director of Public Relations. He sits on the Board of several subsidiary companies of Datasonic Group. He also holds directorships in several private limited companies.