YM Tunku Dato' Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah
Aged 61, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Risk Management Committee
YM Tunku Dato' Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah was appointed to the Board of Directors of the
Company on 10 June 2008 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He currently sits on the
Boards of Melewar Group Berhad and several other private limited companies.
YM Tunku Dato' Kamil completed his Diploma (OND) Hotel & Catering Management in 1976 and
Professional (HCIMA) Hotel Management in 1978. He also went on to earn a Diploma in Marketing
in 1979. In 1990, he graduated with an Executive MBA from Boston University, Graduate School of
Management, M.A., USA.
Back in Malaysia, YM Tunku Dato' Kamil's first job in 1979 was at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kuantan,
where he served as Assistant Manager and later as Credit Manager. Following this, the diversified
family organisation Melewar beckoned and the early 80's saw YM Tunku Dato' Kamil immersed in its
diverse businesses, as Group Operations Director. Following the acquisition of two (2) public listed
companies, Granite Industries Bhd and Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad (now known as
Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad) in the mid 80's, he was appointed as the Special Projects
Director and oversaw several projects, covering different industries and disciplines. In 1989, he
went to Boston to do his MBA, returning in 1991 to continue his responsibilities with Melewar and
Granite Industries Bhd. He also briefly served on the Board of TDM Bhd.
In mid 90's, YM Tunku Dato' Kamil set up a multi-concept entertainment business in Kuala Lumpur and
Penang. This then saw him offering his expertise to start-up similar businesses in Southern Thailand
and in Bangkok, where he also consulted for foreign companies in diverse areas such as
communications, trading and defense.
Currently, as Associate Director of Business Development, YM Tunku Dato' Kamil spends his time
evaluating new projects and finalising plans to develop his beachfront land in Cherating, Pahang for
which he has incorporated a company, Ribuan Bakat Sdn Bhd, a land holding company.
YM Tunku Dato' Kamil is the brother to YM Tunku Dato' Yaacob Khyra.