Tunku Dato' Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah
Aged 62, 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. 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.