Directors' Profile

Malaysian l Male l Aged 68

Dato’ Nik Mod Amin Bin Nik Abd Majid (“Dato’ Nik”), a Malaysian, male, aged 68, was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2009 as an Independent Non- Executive Chairman. He attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year. Dato’ Nik obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Universiti Malaya in 1976.

Dato’ Nik is the Managing Director and founder of Fask Capital Sdn. Bhd. The Company’s activities include the provision of services in the area of microcredit, micropayments, retail investments, debt management and financial consultancy. He is also the Chairman of FCA Capital Sdn. Bhd. (providing corporate advisory services) and the Chairman of Capital Investment Bank (Labuan) Ltd. (providing investment bank and corporate finance services in Labuan).

He has more than 26 years of banking experience with various financial institutions including Malayan Banking Berhad, Affin Bank Berhad and BSN Commercial Bank Berhad. His other experiences include Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, Perwira Affin Bank Berhad and the Malaysian Franchise Association. He was previously a Board Member of Universiti Utara Malaysia, a position he stepped down from in the year 2015.

Malaysian l Male l Aged 64

Dato’ Ahmad Kabeer Bin Mohamed Nagoor (“Dato’ Ahmad Kabeer”), a Malaysian, male, aged 64 was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 February 2005. On 22 June 2007, he was redesignated as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Company and subsequently as the Executive Deputy Chairman on 1 March 2012. On 29 May 2013, Dato’ Ahmad Kabeer assumed the position of Managing Director/ Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company. On 1 December 2017, he assumed the position of Group Chief Executive Officer/ President. He is also the Chairman of the Employee’s Share Option Scheme (“ESOS”) Committee of the Company. He is a major shareholder of the Company. He attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.

Dato’ Ahmad Kabeer graduated with a Master’s Degree in Finance from University of St. Louis, Missouri, USA in 1986. He started his career with the Bank of Nova Scotia in 1986 in the Foreign Exchange Division before becoming a lecturer at the School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia from 1988 to 1994.

Malaysian l Male l Aged 46

Sureson A/ L Krisnasamy (“Mr. Sureson”), a Malaysian, male, aged 46 was appointed to the Board on 12 April 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Employee’s Share Option Scheme Committee of the Company. He attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.

Mr. Sureson graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 1999. He is currently registered as a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, since 2002.

Mr. Sureson started his career with Telekom Malaysia Berhad as an accountant where he was involved with finance, sales, corporate finance and investor relations. His other notable experiences with huge corporations include CLSA Securities, Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, CIMB Investment Bank, where he was responsible for initiating and spear heading cross-border South East Asia, India and Sri Lanka business opportunities, RHB Investment Bank and Bioven Ltd, UK.

He was previously the Independent Director of Perbadanan Tabungan Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional and a Director of Universiti Putra Malaysia from 2018 to 2019.

He is currently a Director of Institut Integriti Malaysia and UPM Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

Malaysian l Female l Aged 54

Yang Mulia Tunku Puan Sri Dato’ Hajjah Noor Hayati Binti Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj (“YM Tunku”), a Malaysian, female, aged 54, was appointed to the Board on 12 April 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She is also the Chairperson of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Company. She attended all four (4) Board Meetings held during the financial year.

YM Tunku graduated with a Bachelor of Law, LLB (Honours) from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, United Kingdom in 1991. Later, she pursued a Diploma in Psychology Counselling from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2006 and her Master’s in Philosophy (MPhil) from Universiti Malaya in 2013.

As of 2018, YM Tunku holds the position as Executive Chairman of Selenggara Timur Sdn. Bhd., a road maintenance company.

Actively involved in social welfare activities, YM Tunku is one of the four Deputy President of Pertubuhan Kebajikan Islam Malaysia (PERKIM) Kebangsaan, having been appointed in 2013. She was also elected as the Head of Women Division, PERKIM Kebangsaan, a position she has held since 2010.

In 2014, YM Tunku founded a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Yayasan Noor Al Syakur (YANAS) which is involved in various social welfare activities including the provision of aid to those in need and the revival of arts and culture in Kelantan.

YM Tunku was also instrumental in developing Behaviour Intervention Modules in Development and Training, between Universiti Malaya, School of Medicine, Centre of Excellence in Research of Infectious Disease and Addiction (CERIA), with the collaboration of University of Yale and University of Connecticut, United States of America (2010 until 2012).

YM Tunku also held directorship in LLC Berhad.

Malaysian l Male l Aged 61

Dato' Dr Hj Shamsul Anwar Bin Sulaiman ("Dato' Dr Hj Shamsul"), aged 61, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 24 August 2022.

He is also appointed as a member of Audit Committee, Risk Committee, and Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Medicine from University of Leuven, Belgium and Masters in Business Administration from University of Technology Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

Dato' Dr Hj Shamsul has more than 20 years of medical experience as a doctor in government as well as private practice.

Dato' Dr Hj Shamsul is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Vertice Berhad.