Board of Directors



Seated From Left:
 



 

Dato' Jaffar Indot
Independent Non-Executive Director
 



 

Dato’ Sri Haji Abd Rahim Bin Haji Abdul
Chairman and Executive Director
 




 

Dato’ Seow Yong Chin
Group Managing Director / Member of Audit Committee / Member of Remuneration Committee
 



 

Dato’ Abdul Raman Bin Suliman
Senior Independent Non- Executive Director / Chairman of Audit Committee / Member of Nomination Committee

 

 

Standing From Left:
 



 

Chin Kok Wah
Director

 



 

Syed Zain Al-Kudcy Bin Dato’ Syed Mahmood
Executive Director
 



 

Siaw Sat Lin
Independent Non-Executive Director / Member of Audit Committee / Chairman of Nomination Committee / Member of Remuneration Committee


Dato’ Sri Haji Abd Rahim Bin Haji Abdul (59 years of age – Malaysian)
Chairman and Executive Director


 


Appointed to the Board on 15 March 2006. Dato’ Sri Haji Abd Rahim graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Art (Honours) Degree in 1972. He obtained his Master of Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A. in 1983 and LLB (Hons) from University of London in 1993. He started his career in the Malaysian Civil Service on 2 March 1973 when he was appointed as Assistant Secretary in the Federal Treasury, a post he held for 14 years. Thereafter, he held various department, namely Ministry of Youth and Sports, Prime Mnister’s Department, National Registration Department, Institute of Islamic

Understanding Malaysia and the State Financial Officer of Perlis and Pahang respectively before being appointed  as the State Secretary of Pahang on 16 october 2004. His last post was as Deputy Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance till his retirement on 2 September 2005.

Presently, he is also a director of YTL Cement Berhad, ASM Investment Service  Berhad and Sycal Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He is also the chairman/directors of several other private companies.
 


Dato’ Seow Yong Chin (49 years of age – Malaysian)
Group Managing Director / Member of Audit Committee / Member of Remuneration Committee


 


Appointed to the Board on 30 November 2005. He has extensive experience in the building, construction and civil engineering industry after having been directly involved in this sector for more than 25 years. He has been actively involved in implementing and managing construction projects undertaken by Sycal Group.

He is director of Sycal Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and also director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and several private limited companies.

 


Syed Zain Al-Kudcy Bin Dato’ Syed Mahmood (54 years of age – Malaysian)
Executive Director


 


Appointed to the Board on 30 November 2005. He is an engineer by profession and is registered professional engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He graduated from the Oxford College of further Education with Ordinary National Diploma in Engineering in 1974 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Aston in Birmingham, England, in 1977. He is a corporate member of the Institute of Engineers (Malaysia) and Istitute of Highway Engineers (United Kingdom). He commenced his career in August 1977 as Road Maintenance Engineer with Jabatan Kerja Raya (“JKR”), Perak and was involved in the implementation of Kampsax Highway Maintenance Programme.
 

From January 1981 to October 1982, he served as District Engineer with JKR,  Johor and subsequently served as Executive Director in a civil and building construction company, Tripart Sdn Bhd from November 1982 to 1989. Prior to joining Sycal Berhad in 1994, he was with Percon Corporation Sdn Bhd and was involved in a number of notable projects such as the construction of the 5-Star Istana Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, as well as the Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta.

He is director of Sycal Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and also director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and sereval other private limited companies
.
 


Chin Kok Wah (49 years of age – Malaysian)

Director


 


Appointed to the Board on 30 November 2005. He obtained a Certificate in Architectural Draughstmanship from Institut Teknologi Malaysia, Ipoh in 1981. He started his career in 1980 by managing his family’s construction business and in 1982 as a clerk of works with Seri Jurutera Perunding Sdn Bhd, a civil and structural consultant company.From 1983 to 1985, he served as site agent with Bandar Baru Bersatu Sdn Bhd and subsequently served for 1 ˝ years with Malaysian Construction Concept Sdn Bhd, a construction company as Site Supervisor. Prior to assuming his current position as Project Director, he was the Project Manager for 2 years and subsequently, the General Manager  for  5  years  at  Sycal  Berhad. He is curently responsible for

project coordination and is in charge of work progress and staffing.

He is director of Sycal Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and also director of cerain subsidiaries of the Company and other private limited companies.
 


Dato’ Abdul Raman Bin Suliman (59 years of age – Malaysian)
Senior Independent Non- Executive Director / Chairman of Audit Committee / Member of Nomination Committee


 
 


Appointed to the board on 12 December 2008. He graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in 1972. His career in government service, which is began in 1972, culminated with his appointment as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism between the period 1987 to 1995 and Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department from 2006 to 2008.


Dato’ Jaffar Indot (73 years of age – Malaysian)
Independent Non-Executive Director


 


Appointed to the Board on 30 November 2005. He graduated from the Harvard Business School International Managers’ Programme, Vevey, Switzerland in 1983. He was the former Executive Director of Shell after Companies in Malaysia and Managing Director of Shell downstream companies. He retired from Shell after 33 years’service in 1989. During this time, he worked for Shell in japan and London, where he served in various capacities, in international oil trading, business development and public affairs. He is a director on the Board of Shell Refining Company (FOM) Berhad, Guinness Anchor Berhad, FSBM Holdings Berhad, Melewar Industrial Group Berhad, M3nergy Berhad and Sycal Berhad,  a  wholly-owned  subsidiary  of  the  Company, and serves  as

the  Chairman  of  the  Audit Committee  of  Shell Refining Company (FOM) Berhad and FSBM Holdings Berhad. He also serves on the Board of a number of private companies. He is the President of the Federation of Family Planning Associations of Malaysia and a Trustee of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation as being a member of Yayasan Proton.
 


Siaw Sat Lin (66 years of age – Malaysian)
Independent Non-Executive Director / Member of Audit Committee / Chairman of Nomination Committee /
Member of Remuneration Committee


 


Appointed to the Board on 30 November 2005. He is an accountant by profession  and registered as member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants in 1973 and Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountant in 1975, respectively. He graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1969 with a Bachelor of Commerce and was admitted to the Intitute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand as an Associate Chartered Accountant in 1972. He commenced his career in Coopers Brothers in 1971 before spending 5 years in Goodyear (M) Bhd, as the Manager-Treasury/ Branch Operation. He was the Chief Accountant of Hume Industries (M) Bhd from 1978 to 1980.

Prior to joining Sycal Berhad in Agust 1998 an as Independent Non-Executive Director, he was the Chief Accountant/Treasurer of Caltex Oil Malaysia Ltd from 1980 to 1996.

Currently, he is also a director of Sycal Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.

 
 

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