Age 62, Male, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of Risk Management Committee
Member of Option Committee
Admiral Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Ahmad Kamarulzaman Hj Ahmad Badaruddin (Retired) was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 13 March 2019. He is a member of the Risk Management Committee and Option Committee of OCR.
He completed the Advance Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston, USA. He obtained his MBA from the University of Strathclyde Business School, Scotland in 1999 and MA in Defence Studies and International Relations from the National University of Malaysia in 2003. He also completed the Executive Program in Business Management at Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, USA. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the Fu Hsing Kang College, Republic of China, in Political Warfare as well as the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.
He has not only served the King and country for 42 years, but also held numerous positions in the Navy and Joint Services Headquarters and Joint Force Commander of the Malaysian Armed Forces. Not only that, he assumed command of the 16th Royal Malaysian Navy Chief on 18 November 2015 until 30 March 2019. Currently, he undertakes advisory and consulting roles on business transformation, strategic initiatives, turnaround, integration and global networking. He also maintains good relationships and international ties, particularly in the Middle East, ASEAN, United States of America, China, India, and Japan.
Presently, he sits on the board of T7 Global Berhad and TRC Synergy Berhad as well as several private limited companies.
He has no family relationship with any other Director and/ or major shareholders of the Company nor any conflict of interest in any business arrangement involving the Company.
He has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences, if any, and there have not been any public sanctions nor penalties imposed upon him by any relevant regulatory bodies for the financial year ended 31 December 2020.