Board Of Directors

Investor Relations

Abu Bakar bin Mohd Taib

Non-Executive Chairman

Abu Bakar bin Mohd Taib is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company since 27 June 2014. He has previously worked for several listed companies and financial institutions in Malaysia including Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad, Bank Bumiputera Malaysia Berhad (now part of CIMB Bank Berhad) and United Malayan Banking Berhad (now part of RHB Bank Berhad). He was mainly involved in corporate communications and corporate affairs until 2004. Since 2005 he has been the director of several companies that are principally involved in timber related activities in Malaysia. He obtained a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from West Coast University (USA) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University (USA).

Dato’ Hussian @ Rizal bin A. Rahman

Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Hussian @ Rizal bin A. Rahman is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He has extensive experience in the IT and telecommunications industries in Malaysia and is responsible for the development of the Group’s overall management, particularly in setting the Group’s business direction and strategies. He was admitted to the membership of Certified Master of Business Administration from The Oxford Association of Management, Oxford, England and was awarded the certificate of Master of the Oxford Centre for Leadership from The Oxford Centre for Leadership, United Kingdom. He is also the Managing Director of TFP Solutions Berhad (listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad).

Derrick Chia Kah Wai

Chief Operating Officer

Derrick Chia Kah Wai is the Chief Operating Officer of the Group. He began his career as a programmer in 1994, he then joined GHL Systems Berhad in January 1998 as a Software Engineer and was promoted to Software Development Manager in December 1999. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Commerce, majoring in Management Information System from University of British Columbia, Canada. He joined the Group in May 2005 and is responsible for the Group’s business operations.

Seah Boon Chin (Dominic)

Non-Executive Director

Dominic Seah joined the Group in January 2007 and stepped down as the Corporate Finance Director in November 2011 and remains on the Board as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. He worked in the Corporate Finance Department of established financial institutions in Malaysia and Singapore. He is currently the Head of Corporate Finance with TA Securities Holdings Berhad in Malaysia. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Commerce (Honours) with Distinction from McMaster University, Canada.

Azlinda Ariffin-Boromand

Non-Executive Director

Azlinda Ariffin-Boromand is the Non-Executive Director of the Company since 30 April 2021. Azlinda is an experienced UK-based corporate lawyer with over 25 years practicing legal experience. She is currently a consulting partner in the corporate team at Withersworldwide and was previously a partner in the capital markets teams at both Olswang LLP and Fasken Martineau LLP prior to joining Withersworldwide in 2016. Azlinda specialises in mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions. Azlinda is a member of both the Law Society of England & Wales and the Malaysian Bar. She is also a barrister with Gray's Inn.