Johari Shukri bin Jamil
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Encik Johari Shukri bin Jamil, a Malaysian, male, aged 51, was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 22 February 2022. He was subsequently appointed as the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer on 11 June 2022.
Encik Johari graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (Polymer) from University Technology Malaysia. He also holds a Certificate in Advanced Leadership Programme from University of Cambridge, Judge Business School.
Encik Johari began his career as a Process/Chemical Engineer in Titan Polyethlene (M) Sdn Bhd in 1995 and was promoted as a Project Engineer in 1997 which he stayed on until 2000. In the same year, he left the firm and joined Foster Wheeler (M) Sdn Bhd until 2002 as a Project Engineer. He then served as a Business Development Manager for several companies from 2002 to 2005. He then joined Inai Kiara Sdn Bhd in 2005 as a Senior General Manager. From 2006 to 2011, he was with Difense Konsult Sdn Bhd, serving as their Chief Executive Officer and Director. In the same year, he joined Johor Corporation (JCorp), a Johor state-owned company (GLC) as a General Manager, Business Development and was later promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Tanjung Langsat Port Sdn Bhd and also served as a member of the board of the subsidiary companies. He later assumed the role as Group Vice President, Business Relationship & Marketing, Industrial Development Division of the JCorp, Executive Director of TPM Technopark Sdn Bhd and Executive Director of Tanjung Langsat Port Sdn Bhd prior to his special assignment to a public listed subsidiary company, EA Technique (M) Berhad where he was the Group Chief Operating Officer. He then joined Iskandar Investment Berhad, a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad in January 2019 and where he has stepped into a newly created role, Transformation Office, to bring the company towards innovation and new business frontiers. He later assumed the post as the Executive Vice President, Business Development. He was also seconded to a subsidiary company, Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd to facilitate the transformation journey and strategic marketing and business development initiatives. He is currently a board member of a public listed company, BSL Corporation Berhad.
En Johari attended all 4 Board Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2022 subsequent to his appointment.
Norliza binti Suleiman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Puan Norliza binti Suleiman, a Malaysian, female, aged 58, was appointed to the Board on 10 February 2023.
Puan Norliza Suleiman has over 30 years of experience in the the field of Corporate and Finance. She is a Fellow Member of the Association Chartered Certified Accountant (“ACCA”) United Kingdom and also a registered member of Malaysian Institute of Accountant. She completed her professional accounting studies at Trent Polytechnic Nottingham and Emile Woolf College of Accountancy, London.
She started her career as an Audit Assistant at Ivory Barry & Company, an audit firm in London. Upon her return to Malaysia in 1989, she joined Coopers & Lybrand, Johor Bahru as Audit Assistant until 1993. Prior to joining KPRJ, she served as the Finance Manager for Tharra Holdings Sdn Bhd, a reputable local medical services company.
In 1996, Puan Norliza joined Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn Bhd (“KPRJ”)., a wholly owned Johor State Government as the Accountant. Throughout the years, she has served in various capacities covering areas of corporate, restructuring and mergers, legal, finance, company secretarial, property development and construction. She retired in December 2021 as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer
During her tenure with KPRJ, she was twice entrusted to hold 2 portfolios concurrently. For 3 years from 2012, whilst assuming the post of General Manager, Corporate Division of KPRJ, she was also acting as the Group Financial Controller of Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad, a Public Company listed on Bursa Malaysia, under secondment from KPRJ. She was instrumental in turning over the loss making company back to profit during those period. Then, in 2017, she was again tasked to assist the State Government in the restructuring of Koperasi Iskandar Malaysia Berhad (‘KIMB’), a chain of grocery shops initiated by the government to help manage the people’s cost of living. She was appointed as the CEO for KIMB, a post she held until 2018 and at the same time performed her duties as the Deputy CEO of KPRJ.
She also sits on many Company Boards, including public listed companies, as representative of KPRJ. She was also appointed as the Chairman of Audit Committee for Iskandar Investment Berhad, a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Berhad, KWSP and KPRJ.
Wan Kamaruddin bin Wan Mohamed Ali
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Wan Kamaruddin bin Wan Mohamed Ali, a Malaysian, male, aged 67, was appointed to the Board on 10 February 2023.
Encik Wan has always been in the Finance field since he first graduated from University of Malaya in 1980. He started his career with Bank of America, Amanah Merchant Bank, JP Finance (on loan to Bank Negara & subsequent assignment by them), Amanah Merchant Unit Trust Bhd and Amanah International Finance Bhd as Chief Executive Officer.
In 1995, he moved to Fieldstone Capital Services Sdn Bhd, a Boutique Financial Advisory Firm where he was involved mainly in Project Finance Advisory services involving mostly highways and power plants.
The Asian financial crisis of 1999 saw the entry of Babcock & Brown Asia Pacific (BnB) opening its office in Kuala Lumpur and the whole team at Fieldstone was absorb into BnB. Again, whilst with BnB he led a team advising Penerbangan Malaysia Bhd / Malaysia Airlines in their lease finance of various aircrafts (777s, 747s freighters and ATRs) in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2009. He was also involved in advising clients in bidding for various power plant projects.
In 2009, upon leaving BnB, he acted as advisor to Markmore Energy in their acquisition of an oil field in Kazakhstan. The acquisition and arrangement of finance was completed in 2012.
He is currently an Advisor to PV Technologies PLT, a solar panel cleaning services company.
Save as disclosed above, none of the Directors has (i) any interest in shares in the Company or its subsidiaries; (ii) any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company; (iii) any conflict of interests with the Company; and (iv) any conviction for offences within the past 5 years nor any public sanction or penalty imposed by any relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year