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DATO’ HISHAM BIN OTHMAN
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Please refer to Dato' Hisham's profile under the section on The Board of Directors.
ZALILA BINTI MOHD TOON
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Please refer to Zalila's profile under the section on The Board of Directors.
General Manager, Corporate Affairs
Zarina has been with the Hektar Group of Companies since 2002 and was part of the management team responsible for the listing of Hektar REIT on Bursa Malaysia in December 2006. She is responsible for corporate affairs, of which legal and secretarial make up the main areas and provides support in the area of Finance. She is the designated Compliance Officer under the Capital Market Services Licence (CMSL) granted to REIT Managers. She was formerly with the United Engineers Malaysia Berhad (“UEM”) Group of Companies for 9 years where she was initially involved in project management at Faber Hotels Holdings which culminated in the conversion of a series of Faber owned properties under the “Merlin” brand name to “Sheraton”. She then became Head of Corporate Affairs and Business Development in Prolink Development Sdn Bhd, the UEM Group’s subsidiary responsible for the development of Nusajaya. Her notable experience at Prolink included the implementation of corporate land sales to the value of over RM1 billion and the successful restructuring of Prolink’s debt obligations under Danaharta. She then moved on to head the Business Development unit at OptixLab Sdn Bhd and was mainly responsible for strategic marketing and sourcing and implementation of ICT related investments.
Zarina holds two Honours degrees in separate disciplines. She graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London.
RAZIFF SUHAIRI BIN SHAABAN
General Manager, Finance
Raziff is responsible for the finances of Hektar REIT and provides support in areas of accounting, taxation, corporate finance and treasury. He joined Hektar in 2005 and was extensively involved in the REIT IPO listing. Previously he served in Renong Berhad (now United Engineers Malaysia Berhad) for 5 years from 1997, mainly handling the privatisation exercise of Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad. Subsequent to that, he served in Park May Berhad for 2 years as the Manager of Group Finance and Corporate Affairs. In addition to his role in operational finance, he was also involved in various corporate asset divestment programmes as well as the reverse take-over exercise of a public-listed company. In 2004, he joined TIME Engineering Berhad (TIME) as the Manager of Corporate Finance. He was involved in the issuance of the world’s first RM2.5 billion Sukuk Musyarakah Asset-Backed Securities Programme. He also initiated the refinancing exercise of TIME’s RM550 million term loan, as well as overseeing RM400 million worth of trade finance activities with regard to TIME’s project with the Ministry of Education. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Raziff also holds a Certificate of Investor Relations from the IR Society (UK) and is a Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) holder under the Capital Markets & Services Act 2007.
Senior Manager, Legal
Martin graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB, Hons) degree and holds a Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) from the Legal Qualifying Board, Malaysia. He was called to the Malaysian Bar and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in the High Court in Malaya in November 2002 and is currently a member of the Malaysian Corporate Counsel Association.
Melaine graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Accounting and Finance. She also holds a Certificate of Investor Relations from the IR Society (UK). Melaine now supports in the areas of strategy and investor relations, which carries out research and analysis on Hektar REIT.