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Board of directors

Dato' Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad NohChairman

Dato' Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad NohChairman


Dato' Sri Che Khalib Mohamad Noh, Malaysian, aged 50, was appointed to the Board on 2 July 2013 and assumed the post of Chairman on 1 January 2015. Dato' Sri Che Khalib also chairs the Executive Committee of the Board.

A qualified accountant, Dato' Sri Che Khalib is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (CA,M) and also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK) United Kingdom.

Dato' Sri Che Khalib began his career with Messrs. Ernst & Young in 1989 and later joined Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad. Between 1992 and 1999, he served in several companies within the Renong Group. In June 1999, Dato' Sri Che Khalib joined Ranhill Utilities Berhad as Chief Executive Officer. He then assumed the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of KUB Malaysia Berhad. Dato' Sri Che Khalib was then appointed as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) on 1 July 2004 where he served TNB for eight years until the completion of his contract on 30 June 2012. He later joined DRB-HICOM Berhad as Chief Operating of Finance, Strategy and Planning in July 2012. He was appointed as the Group Managing Director of MMC Corporation Berhad on 1 July 2013.

Dato' Sri Che Khalib was previously a member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Khazanah Nasional Berhad from year 2000 to 2004. He also served as a Board member within the United Engineers Malaysia ("UEM") Group of companies and Bank Industri and Teknologi Malaysia Berhad. Dato' Sri Che Khalib also sits on the Board of MMC Corporation Berhad, Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Zelan Berhad, Johor Port Berhad, MMC Engineering Group Berhad, Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, Bank Muamalat (M) Berhad, Gas Malaysia Berhad, Port Dickson Power Berhad and is currently the Chairman of Johor Port Berhad, JP Logistics Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd, Pelepas Terminal Inland Services Sdn Bhd, Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, Senai Airport City Services Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Senai High Tech Park Sdn Bhd) and MMC Tepat Teknik Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Tepat Teknik Sdn Bhd).

Since his appointment, Dato' Sri Che Khalib does not hold any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiary nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

Dato' Abdullah Yusuff Basiron

Dato' Abdullah Yusuff Basiron


Dato' Abdullah Yusuff Basiron, Malaysian, aged 58, was appointed to the Board on 11 March 2010.

Dato' Abdullah is the Under Secretary of Maritime Division at the Ministry of Transport. He started his career as the Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Transport from 1983 to 1990 before he appointed to the post of Principal Assistant Secretary in the same Ministry. His current post is the Under Secretary of the Maritime Division of the Ministry.

Dato' Abdullah holds a Masters degree in General Maritime Administration from World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden and a Bachelor Degree from University Malaya. He also holds a Certificate in Maritime Transport (Belgium).

Dato' Abdullah also sits on the board of Johor Port Berhad and several statutory bodies and other private limited companies.

Since his appointment, Dato' Abdullah does not hold any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiary nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

Dato' Mohd Taufik Abdullah

Dato' Mohd Taufik Abdullah


Dato' Mohd Taufik Abdullah, 72, was appointed to the Board on 12 December 1995. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Dato' Mohd Taufik completed his secondary education at the Malay College, Kuala Kangsar in 1961 and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Malaya 1966. In 1968, he obtained a post-graduate Diploma in Operational Research from Woolwich Polytechnic, London and continued his post-graduate education at the Essex University, United Kingdom where he obtained a Master of Science Degree in Statistics and Operational Research in 1969. He has been a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia since 1986.

He joined Bank Negara Malaysia ("BNM") in 1970 where he served in various positions until 1984. His last position at BNM was as Advisor to the Bank's Regulations Departments. In January 1985, he was appointed as Executive Director of Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad until 1989 when he joined United Asian Bank Berhad as Director/Chief Executive of the bank, a position he held until 1991.

Since his appointment, Dato' Mohd Taufik does not hold any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiary nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

Mr. Jan Damgaard Sorensen

Mr. Jan Damgaard Sorensen


an Damgaard Sorensen is the Head of South East Asia & CFO Asia Pacific for APM Terminals based in Singapore.

After serving as a Lieutenant in the Danish army, Mr. Sorensen joined the Maersk Group in 2001. He has held a number of managerial positions within the Group including Country Finance Manager and later General Manager in Czech Republic and Slovakia, and CFO for all Maersk's activities in the Austria and Switzerland Cluster. His recent job was CFO for one of APM Terminals' largest sea ports and Mediterranean's largest transshipment hub, The Suez Canal Container Terminal in Egypt.

In September 2012, Mr. Sorensen was appointed CFO, Asia Pacific for APM Terminals. He is functional responsible for finance and driving performance for 16 marine terminals and 19 inland facilities in China, Japan, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines with combined revenue of USD 850 mill and invested capital of USD 1.3 Bill.

In February 2015, Mr. Sorensen's responsibilities were expanded with the P&L responsibility for 5 entities in South East Asia.

Mr. Sorensen, is a Danish national, he holds a Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting from Aarhus School of Business in Denmark, and an Executive MBA (Distinction) from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.

Datuk Ooi Teik Huat

Datuk Ooi Teik Huat


Datuk Ooi Teik Huat, Malaysian, aged 55, was appointed to the Board on 28 August 2008.

Datuk Ooi is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and CPA Australia, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Monash University, Australia.

Datuk Ooi began his career with Messrs. Hew & Co. (now known as Messrs. Mazars), Chartered Accountants, before joining Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (now known as Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad). He subsequently joined Pengkalen Securities Sdn. Bhd. (now known as PM Securities Sdn. Bhd.) as Head of Corporate Finance, before leaving to set up Meridian Solutions Sdn. Bhd. where he is presently a director.

Datuk Ooi sits on the Boards of MMC Corporation Berhad, Tradewinds (M) Berhad, Tradewinds Plantation Berhad, DRB-Hicom Berhad, Zelan Berhad, Johor Port Berhad, Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Gas Malaysia Berhad, Padiberas Nasional Berhad and Mardec Berhad.

Since his appointment, Datuk Ooi does not hold any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiary nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

Encik Ahmad Suhaimi Endut

Encik Ahmad Suhaimi Endut


Encik Ahmad Suhaimi Endut, Malaysian, aged 47, was appointed to the Board on 2 July 2014.

Encik Suhaimi holds a Master in Business Administration from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Missouri, St. Louis, United States of Amerika.

Encik Suhaimi started his career in public service in 1995 and held several positions including as the Assistant Director of Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Assistant Secretary of the Accountant General's Department of Malaysia, the Chief Assistant Secretary in Business Financial Strategic Division, the Special Officer to the Chief Secretary Treasury, the Chief Assistant Secretary in Investment, MKD & Privatisation Division, the Senior Project Director in Secretariat's office of Tax Analysis Division, the Deputy Secretary in Housing Loan Division and the Deputy Secretary in `Government Investment Company Division, Ministry of Finance.

Encik Suhaimi is currently a Deputy Secretary in Corporate Governance Sector, Government Investment Company Division, Ministry of Finance. He also sits on the board of several private limited companies.

Since his appointment, Encik Suhaimi does not hold any interest in the securities of the Company or its subsidiary nor has he any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor any conflict of interest with the Company.

Mr. Henrik L. Pedersen

Mr. Henrik L. Pedersen


Henrik L. Pedersen is the Chief Financial Officer for APM Terminals since February 1, 2015. Formerly, he was the Chief Executive Officer for APM Terminals’ Asia Pacific region since February 1, 2012, based in Singapore.

Mr. Pedersen joined the A.P. Moller–Maersk Group in 1998, where he held various finance positions within Maersk Line, before being transferred to DAMCO in USA. In 2001, Mr. Pedersen became CFO of DAMCO Greater China area based in Shanghai, China, and subsequently took up the position as head of Warehousing, Distribution and New Investment Projects also for DAMCO Greater China area.

In January 2008, Mr. Pedersen transferred to APM Terminals and became Vice President of Business Development Latin America based in Panama. During his 4 year tenure in Latin America the company secured new and very sizable investment projects in Callao, Peru; Santos, Brazil; Moin, Costa Rica; and Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico.

Mr. Pedersen, a Danish national, comes with a financial education from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, and subsequent management courses from Columbia Business School in New York City, USA.

Mr. Pedersen lives together with his wife and their twin daughters in The Hague, Netherlands.

Mr. Ian James

Mr. Ian James


He has over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry.

He holds a Master Mariner qualification, and a Master of Science in International Transport from the
University of Wales College of Cardiff. He attended the Senior Management Development Programme
organised by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia in collaboration with senior facility members of the Harvard Business School, Boston, US in 2014.

His career commenced in 1981 under scholarship as a deck cadet officer rising to the rank of Acting
Chief Officer with Neptune Orient Lines and spanned some 10 years serving container, tanker and
general cargo vessels.

He embarked on his career ashore in Rotterdam as a Marine Surveyor. Moving to Hong Kong in 1996, he
joined Norasia Lines where he held several regional operational and commercial roles.

His career has taken him from Singapore to The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Canada, Singapore, Australia
and Malaysia holding senior management positions in the greater transport industry with stints at DB
Schenker, PSA Singapore Terminals and United Arab Shipping Company.

Prior to joining MMC Port Holdings, he was the COO & Projects Director at Westports Malaysia.
He is married and has three kids. In his spare time, he enjoys family time and the occasional round of
golf.