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Non-Executive ChairmanDato' Sri Adam Sani bin Abdullah
Managing DirectorMr Ong Bok Siong
Executive Director (Finance and Corporate Services)Mr Lee Sze Siang
Lead Independent DirectorGeneral Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Azumi bin Mohamed (Retired)
Independent DirectorDato' Megat Hisham bin Megat Mahmud
Independent DirectorMr Chew Soo Lin






Non-Executive Chairman

Dato' Sri Adam Sani Abdullah, a Malaysian citizen, is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. He is a self-made entrepreneur for more than 37 years. In 2000, he acquired a controlling stake in Atlan Holdings Bhd ("Atlan"), and was subsequently appointed as chairman and non-executive director of Atlan in June 2000. Atlan is listed on Bursa Malaysia and its subsidiaries are involved in a wide array of businesses in duty-free trading and retailing, property development, investment and hospitality as well as manufacturing of automotive component parts.

Managing Director

Mr Ong Bok Siong, a Malaysian citizen, joined the Board as Managing Director on 27 June 2013. He is tasked with executing strategic business directions set by the Board, and overseeing the day-to-day business operations and business development of the property and investment holding segments of the Group. He is presently a non-independent non-executive director of Atlan. He was appointed as executive director of Atlan on 26 August 2010, re-designated as group managing director of Atlan on 30 April 2013 and subsequently re-designated as a non-independent non-executive director of Atlan on 26 June 2013.

He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Science degree in Building Economics and Quantity Surveying (first class honours) from the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, United Kingdom and a Diploma in Building Technology from Tunku Abdul Rahman College. He also holds professional membership with various professional bodies such as a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Building, United Kingdom, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management, a member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia, a member of the Institute of Value Management, Malaysia and currently the President of Chartered Institute of Building, Malaysia. He is also a registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia, an Accredited Construction Industry Mediator with Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Malaysia and a Certified Construction Project Manager by CIDB, Malaysia.

He started his career in the construction and property industry in 1983 and had been involved in mega construction and property development projects. He was the chief executive officer and executive director of Meda Inc. Berhad and group chief executive officer of Andaman Consolidated Sdn Bhd Group before joining Atlan group.

Executive Director (Finance and Corporate Services)

Mr Lee Sze Siang, a Malaysian citizen, is the Executive Director (Finance and Corporate Services) of the Company and is responsible for the Group's financial management and corporate services function. He is presently the finance director and an executive director of Atlan. He was appointed as the executive director of Atlan on 16 June 2000, re-designated as a non-executive director on 27 December 2004 and subsequently re-designated as an executive director of Atlan on 8 October 2008. He holds a professional qualification from the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Previously, he was with KPMG, a public accounting firm. He obtained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University in 1994.

Lead Independent Director

General Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Azumi bin Mohamed (Retired), a Malaysian citizen, joined the Board as an Independent Director and was appointed as the Lead Independent Director on 7 January 2011 and 28 May 2014 respectively. He holds a Master of Science in Natural Resources and Strategy from the Dwight D Eishenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy National Defense, University Washington DC. He is currently the chairman of Cyber Security MALAYSIA, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and advisor to the Organisation of ISLAMIC Cooperation Computer Emergency Response Team. He also sits on the boards of several private companies in the construction, maritime security and food industries. He is also a member of the Royal Council State of Perak.

Independent Director

Dato' Megat Hisham Bin Megat Mahmud, a Malaysian citizen, joined the Board as an Independent Director on 9 July 2013. Dato' Megat holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics (Hons) from University of Malaya and has more than 30 years of experience in the financial and banking sector.

He started his career as a foreign exchange dealer in Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad and swiftly worked his way up to become the head of the foreign bonds department. After a short stint at PROTON as the deputy manager of international finance, he joined the Amanah Capital Group and spent a decade in Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad, finally holding the position of deputy general manager of the treasury department. He was transferred within the Group and appointed as the executive director of Malaysia Discounts Berhad (Discount House) and Amanah Short Deposits Berhad (Discount House). To fulfil the Group's aspiration of establishing a foothold in investment banking, he was tasked to lead the formation and thereafter helmed MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad as the chief executive officer in 2005. He served the investment bank for 6 years until his early retirement in 2011. He currently serves as the non-executive and independent director of Alkhair International Islamic Bank Berhad (formerly known as Unicorn International Islamic Bank Malaysia Berhad).

Independent Director

Mr Chew Soo Lin, a Singapore citizen, joined the Board as an Independent Director on 26 August 2011. He qualified as an UK Chartered Accountant in 1971 and worked for international audit firms in England and Singapore till 1978. Then he joined the Khong Guan group of companies and gained experience managing various food manufacturing and distribution companies located all over Asia. Mr Chew is currently the executive chairman of Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited and is also an independent director and audit committee member of Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments Limited and MTQ Corporation Limited.