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Board of Directors

Kasim bin Zakaria - Independent Non-Executive Director/Chairman

Encik Kasim bin Zakaria is the General Manager of the Perlis State Economic Development Corporation. He retired from the positions of Chief Executive Officer, Director and Head of Insurance Group of Mayban Fortis Holdings Bhd in June 2005. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the insurance industry for over 30 years at national and regional levels. He obtained his B.Sc. (Business Administration) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia in 1974.



Dato' Haron bin Siraj - Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Haron Bin Siraj is currently the Director for Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad. He obtained his B.A. (Hons) Economics from University of Manchester, United Kingdom in 1968 and his M.A. (Dev. Econ) from the Williams College, United States of America in 1975.



Sazaliza bin Zainuddin - Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Encik Sazaliza bin Zainuddin is a graduate from Southbank University, UK in Accounting and Finance. He is also an ACCA holder. He is currently the Head of Internal Audit at EPF. Prior to joining EPF, he was a Senior Manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers.



Lim Eng Seong - Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Lim Eng Seong, graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration) Honors. He is currently the Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM) of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad. Prior to joining HSBC Malaysia, he was attached to an international Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company as the Marketing Director. He has worked in the Philippines and Thailand, and with extensive experience in product development and marketing of retail business.



Ian Moore - Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Ian Moore has worked for HSBC Group for 20 years and has served in various capacities in strategy, finance, product management, retail banking and insurance. In his current role as the Head of Partnerships and International, Group Insurance, he provides strategic guidance and oversight of HSBC's Insurance joint ventures in Malaysia, India, China and Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Director of SABB Takaful Company in Saudi Arabia.



K. Vithyatharan V Karunakaran - Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr K. Vithyatharan is a knowledgeable and experienced auditor with over 20 years huge background in carrying out statutory and internal audit, risk management and operations and financial due diligence. He is a qualified Certified Public Accountant with over 15 years' experience at KPMG. In addition to his experience in KPMG, he was previously a VP, Internal Audit in Citibank and RHB Bank. He was the director of audit services (Financial Services) in KPMG Bahrain before his retirement as the Acting CEO of Asia Capital Reinsurance Bahrain, a reinsurance company in 2013.