Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are experienced and committed individuals who bring a wide range of expertise. With their broad range of skills, experience and knowledge, they effectively oversee the Group's business activities.

Currently, the Board has eight Directors comprising of one executive member and seven non-executive members.

 Dato’ Mohamad Nasir Ab. LatifIndependent Non-Executive Chairman Expand/ Collapse

Dato' Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 31 December 2013 and was named Chairman on 27 June 2019.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science (Economics) from Universiti Sains Malaysia and obtained a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1996. He also holds a Master of Science in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling, United Kingdom in 1999.

He was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Investment) of the Employees Provident Fund and prior to that, held positions as State Enforcement Officer (1990-1995), Senior Research Officer, Manager and Senior Manager in the Investment and Economics Research Department (1995-2003) and General Manager of the International Equity Investment Department (July 2009-2013).

Apart from PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Dato' Mohamad Nasir currently a Board member of United Plantations Berhad, RHB Bank Berhad, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Yinson Holdings Berhad and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan Diperbadankan.

 Dato’ Mohd Izani GhaniNon-Independent Non-Executive DirectorExpand/ Collapse

Dato' Mohd Izani Ghani was appointed Executive Director of UEM Group Berhad (“UEM Group”) on 1 January 2019 and re-designated as Managing Director on 1 August 2019.

He has over 29 years of investment and management experience and prior to joining UEM Group, Dato’ Mohd Izani was the Executive Director, Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) where he oversaw its Turkey Regional Office. He was formerly Khazanah’s Chief Financial Officer where under his leadership, it issued many landmark sukuk transactions including exchangeable and Social Impact Sukuk. He had also previously served at Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd and Renong Group.

Dato’ Mohd Izani currently sits on the Board of UEM Group as well as UEM Group of Companies including UEM Sunrise Berhad, UEM Edgenta Berhad, Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad (“CIMA”), PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, PLUS Expressways International Berhad, UEM Builders Berhad, Konsortium ProHAWK Sdn Bhd and Samsung C&T Corporation UEM Construction JV Sdn Bhd. He is also a Member of Yayasan UEM Board of Trustees and a Member of Kolej Yayasan UEM (“KYUEM”) Board of Governors. In addition, Dato’ Mohd Izani is a Board Member of International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (“INCEIF”) and Institut Jantung Negara Sdn Bhd (“IJN”).

Dato’ Mohd Izani is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science (“LSE”), class of 1991. He subsequently obtained his professional qualification from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) and was conferred fellowship in 2000. He is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (“CIIF”).


 Dato’ Noorazman Abd AzizIndependent Non-Executive DirectorExpand/ Collapse

Dato’ Noorazman Abd Aziz was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 1 October 2018.

Dato’ Noorazman obtained his BSc (Finance) degree from Louisiana State University, USA. He has over 37 years of experience in banking & finance, investments and capital markets having served as Executive Director, Investments in Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Managing Director of Fajr Capital Ltd (a Khazanah investee company) and held key positions in Citigroup, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA), to name a few.

In 2005, Dato’ Noorazman was named as the winner of the first Asian Banker Achievement Award for Islamic Finance. He is a practicing member of the Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals (ACIFP) as well as a member of the Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Amanah Persaraan (KWAP) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also sits on the Limited Partner Advisory Committee (LPAC) for Ancora Fund Management Co. in Indonesia and Meridiam Infrastructure Fund Management Co. in France.

Apart from PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Dato’ Noorazman also sits on the Board of UEM Sunrise Berhad, UEM Edgenta Berhad, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad, CTOS Digital Berhad and PT Lintas Marga Sedaya in Indonesia where he is a Vice President Commissioner.

He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM, the philanthropic arm of UEM Group Berhad, and Chairman of Board of Trustees of INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance) Endowment Fund.


 Wong Shu HsienNon-Independent Non-Executive Director Expand/ Collapse

Wong Shu Hsien was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 13 February 2012. She holds a Degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a Masters in Economics from the London Schol of Economics.

She is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in February 2005 from Bina Fikir Sdn Bhd. Previously she worked in a private equity firm called Emerging Markets Partnership, the Principal Adviser to AIG Infrastructure Fund II. Prior to that, Wong worked as a research analyst. She is currently a Director of Investments at Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

Besides PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Wong also sits on the Board of UEM Group Berhad, Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad, Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad and Malaysia Airlines Berhad.


 Datuk Azman IsmailManaging Director Expand/ Collapse

Datuk Azman Ismail was appointed as the Managing Director of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 1 January 2017. He also sits on the Board of Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, Teras Teknologi Sdn Bhd and Lebuhraya Pantai Timur 2 Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Azman, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln USA graduate, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, was formerly the Managing Director of Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd and General Manager of Retail Business, overseeing Shell’s petroleum retailing in Malaysia and Brunei – two positions he held concurrently.

His 30-year distinguished career at the global oil & gas company saw him held several key roles including those in operations, retail as well as finance. Datuk Azman also headed the transformation of the retail business in Malaysia, leading to significant increase in financial results and improvements in Health, Security, Safety and Environment (HSSE), customer focus, business controls and turnarounds.

Datuk Azman is also a Board Member of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety (MIROS).

Datuk Azman’s personal mission is to make a difference at PLUS. He is committed to the growth of all employees and believes that every Warga PLUS can take pride in doing things better by being enterprise focused.


 Mohamad Hafiz KassimNon-Independent Non-Executive DirectorExpand/ Collapse

Mohamad Hafiz Kassim was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 1 June 2017. Having joined the Employees Provident Fund Board (EPF) in 2008, he is currently the Chief Financial Officer of EPF. He was previously the Head of Capital Market Department since April 2017 that manages the EPF's Fixed Income (Internal & External) portfolios and Corporate Finance activities. Prior to his current role, Mohamad Hafiz headed the Private Markets and Private Equity departments.

Mohamad Hafiz has more than 20 years experience in investment analysis, private equity investing, accounting and auditing. Prior to joining the EPF, Mohamad Hafiz worked at Daiwa Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers and TM Berhad.

Mohamad Hafiz is a graduate in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a CFA charterholder. He is a Board member of Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, QSR Brands (M) Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and SMW Environment Holdings Sdn Bhd. In addition, he sits on the Advisory Board of several private equity and real estate funds.

Mohamad Hafiz is a graduate in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a CFA charterholder. He is a Board member of PLUS Berhad, QSR Brands (M) Holdings Sdn. Bhd and SMW Environment Holdings Sdn Bhd. In addition, he sits on the Advisory Board of several private equity and real estate funds.

 

 Lim Tian HuatIndependent Non-Executive Director Expand/ Collapse

Lim Tian Huat was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 1 March 2012.

Lim is the Managing Partner of Rodgers Reidy & Co., Chartered Accountants and a licensed auditor and liquidator. He was previously a partner of Ernst & Young from 2002 to 2009, prior to that, partner of Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1990 to 2002.

has served as Commissioner to the United Nations Compensation Commission and as member of the Corporate Law Reform Committee (CLRC) under the purview of the Companies Commission of Malaysia. He co-authored a book entitled "The Law and Practice of Corporate Receivership in Malaysia and Singapore".

Lim is the founding President of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (IPAM). He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He holds a BA Economics (Honours) degree. Besides PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Lim is also a Director of UEM Sunrise Berhad, Malaysia Building Society Berhad, MajuPerak Holdings Berhad, Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation and Anglo-Eastern Plantations PLC.

He is also a Director of Bank of Yingkou, China.


 Rohaya Mohammad YusofNon-Independent Non-Executive DirectorExpand/ Collapse

Rohaya Mohammad Yusof was appointed to the Board of PLUS Malaysia Berhad on 20 September 2021.

Rohaya started her career with Arthur Andersen & Co. as a Financial Consultant in 1988 before joining Maybank Investment Bank in 1990. She was subsequently promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, Corporate Investment Banking in 2005.

She joined the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Investment Division in 2008 as Head of Corporate Finance and later in 2010 she was appointed Head of Capital Market Department overseeing investment loan and bonds. Her portfolio also includes monitoring external fund managers for domestic and global fixed income. With effect from 1 January 2020 she was promoted to Chief Investment Officer of EPF.

She obtained Bachelor of Commerce degree from Australian National University, Canberra, Australia and is an Associate Member of Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia.

Apart from PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Rohaya sits on the Board of Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, United Plantations Berhad, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Yinson Holdings Berhad and the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Khazanah.