Tunku Dato' Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah
Aged 63, Male, Malaysian
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee
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. Tunku Dato' Kamil is a Member of the Risk & Sustainability Committee of the
Company. He currently sits on the Boards of Melewar Group Berhad and several other
private limited companies.
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, 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 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 Life 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, 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, 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.
Tunku Dato' Kamil is the brother to Tunku Dato' Yaacob Khyra, the Executive
Chairman of the Company.
Tunku Dato' Kamil does not have any personal interest in any business
arrangements involving the Company.
Tunku Dato' Kamil does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and
he has had no convictions for any offences within the past five (5) years, other than
traffic offences, if any, and no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant
regulatory bodies during the financial year.