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Datuk Abdul Hamid bin Sawal
Age 66, Malaysian


Independent, Non- Executive Chairman
Senior Independent Director
Chairman of Nominating Comittee
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee

 

 

Datuk Abdul Hamid bin Sawal joined the Board on 23 May 2011 as Independent Non-Executive Director. He graduated with Bachelor of Economics from the University of Malaya and MBA in Agribusiness from University of Santa Clara, California, USA. He joined the Malaysian Civil Service in 1971 and initially served in the Ministry of Finance Division (Treasury) and later was transferred to the Accountant General's Department. In 1974, he joined the Ministry of Primary Industries and in 1989, he was transferred to the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister's Department as Head of Privatization Task Force. In 1997, he was appointed as Deputy Director General (Sectoral) in the Economic Planning Unit. In June 1999, he was transferred back to the Ministry of Primary Industries as Deputy Secretary General and was seconded to the Malaysian Rubber Board as the Director General in January 2000 and served until his retirement from the public service in January 2006.

Datuk Abdul Hamid bin Sawal was re-designated as Independent, Non-Executive Chairman of PICORP on 19 November 2012. He has no family relationship with any Director and / or substantial shareholder of the company. He is not a director of any other public company.


Zaid bin Abdullah
Age 63, Malaysian

Executive Deputy Chairman
 
 

Zaid bin Abdullah is the founder of PICORP Group and has been the Director of the Company since 1 November 1990.  He also holds directorships in all the subsidiary companies of the Company.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) and Advance Diploma in Accounting from the University of Malaya and is a Chartered Accountant by profession.  Prior to the setting up of the PICORP Group in 1992, he held the position of Director of Finance in Shapadu Corporation from 1978 to 1982 and was then promoted to Group Executive Director of Shapadu Group of Companies, a position he upheld until he left in 1992 to develop PICORP Group.  He set up ASMA in 1993 and was the initial Managing Director for ASMA.  He was directly involved in managing all the works related to the setting up of ASMA that includes but not limited to the finalizing of the Concession Agreement with the Government, setting up of the Continuous Air Quality Monitoring (CAQM) and Continuous Water Quality Monitoring stations as well as the Environmental Data Centre.  He was also involved in the formulation of the training program for the CAQM specialists / technicians with the Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada.  The acquiring of a majority stake in ALS through the joint venture agreement with Australian Laboratory Services Pty Ltd was also initiated by him and he has successfully turned around the company.  With his vast experience in the corporate business world, he had contributed much to the success and growth of PICORP Group.

 Zaid bin Abdullah was re-designated as Executive Deputy Chairman of PICORP on 19 November 2012.  He is the spouse of Zaidah binti Mohd Salleh and a major shareholder of PICORP. He is not a director of any other public company.

 
 

Hassan bin Hussain
Age 60, Malaysian


Non Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member of Nominating Committee

 
 

Hassan bin Hussain is a Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director of PICORP.  He was appointed to the Board on 8 June 2000 and since then, has significantly contributed to the formulation of the Group’s corporate strategy.  He has a Master of Business Administration Degree majoring in Finance from the New York University in 1985.  He has approximately twenty one (21) years of experience in the merchant banking industry.  His last position in the banking industry was as the Chief Executive Officer of Affin Merchant Bank Berhad.  Subsequently, he has been the Executive Deputy Chairman of Salcon Engineering Berhad, a water treatment plant company from mid 1999 to mid 2002.  He was the Group Executive Director from August 2003 to December 2011. 

Hassan bin Hussain was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2012. He has no family relationship with any Director and / or substantial shareholder of the Company. He is not a director of any other public company.

 
 

Zaidah binti Mohd Salleh
Age 60, Malaysian


Non Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member of Audit Committee
 
 

Zaidah binti Mohd Salleh is a Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director of PICORP and was appointed to the Board on 1 November 1990.  She is an Audit Committee member of the Company.  She also holds directorships in all the subsidiaries of PICORP.  She is a Chartered Accountant graduated from the University of Malaya with Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) in 1977 and Advance Diploma in Accounting in 1978.  She started her career in 1978 as an Accountant in Jabatan Telekom and was promoted to Financial Controller (“G”) in 1981.  In 1984, she was entrusted to head the Regional Accounts Division as the Regional Accountant of Telekom Malaysia.  In 1989, she was promoted to the position of a Senior Accountant (Operations), a position she upheld until she left in 1993 to join PICORP.  She was initially the Group Financial Controller who oversees all financial related matters in the Group.  She has been directly involved in obtaining the financial assistance from the relevant financial institutions, PUNB and PNS to facilitate the setting up of the Group and was promoted to the Group Executive Director position in year 2003. 

She was re-designated as Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director of PICORP on 30 January 2009. She is the spouse of Zaid bin Abdullah and a major shareholder of PICORP. She is not a director of any other public company.

 
 

Dato' Hajjah Rosnani Binti Ibarahim
Age 61, Malaysian


Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member of Nominating Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee

 
 

Dato’ Hajjah Rosnani binti Ibarahim was appointed as an Independent, Non-Executive Director of the Company on 14 May 2012.  She graduated from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering. She held the post of the Director-General of the Department of Environment Malaysia from year 1998 to 2011 and fully retired on 21 October 2011.  She joined the Department of Environment in 1977 immediately after graduation and worked in different sections of the Department in gaining experience in various environmental management programmes.  She was one of the pioneers to set up the country’s programmes on managing toxic and hazardous wastes.  She was extensively involved in the development of Malaysia’s policy, strategy and programmes on pollution control and monitoring/surveillance programmes including for air, noise, water and marine pollution.  She has on many occasions represented Malaysia in the regional/international forum/meetings pertaining to environmental management issues.  She was recently awarded the AECEN Award for Excellence for Environmental Governance in Malaysia and Asia for year 2011 by an international NGO known as the Asia Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network.

Dato’ Hajjah Rosnani binti Ibarahim has no family relationship with any Director and / or substantial shareholder of the Company. She is not a director of any other public company.

 

 
 

Lee Weng Chong
Age 57, Malaysian

Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of Remuneration Committee

     
 

Lee Weng Chong was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of PICORP on 19 July 2004.  He graduated from the University of Aston, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering and obtained his professional qualification as a Chartered Chemical Engineer from the Institute of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom.  He started his career with Alfa Laval in United Kingdom, a global process equipment supplier and subsequently continued to serve the company in Singapore.  He then joined Invensys Software Systems (S) Pte Ltd and was operationally responsible for a number of businesses from Industrial Automation to Process Equipment to ERP Systems, covering the Asia Pacific region.  He is currently the President for Asia Pacific region at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions based in Singapore, a company that provides speciality polymer seals and sealing solutions. 

He is not a director of any other public company.  He has no family relationship with any Director and / or substantial shareholder of the Company.

     
     
 
 
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Alam Sekitar Malaysia
Sdn Bhd("ASMA")
ALS Technichem (M)
Sdn Bhd
ASMA Environmental
Consultancy Sdn Bhd
Alam Sekitar Eco-Technology Sdn Bhd
Saudi ASMA Environmental Solution LLC ("SAES")
 
 
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