Tunku Dato' Yaacob Khyra
Aged 58, Male , Malaysian
Member of the Executive Committee
Tunku Dato' Yaacob Khyra was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company on
30 March 2004 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Subsequently, he was
re-designated to Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 2 May
On 2 January 2015, Tunku Dato' Yaacob was redesignated to Executive Chairman of the
Company. He is also a Director of Mycron Steel CRC Sdn Bhd. He currently holds the
position of Executive Chairman of MAA Group Berhad ("MAAG") and Melewar Industrial
Group Berhad ("MIG").
Tunku Dato' Yaacob graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Economics
and Accounting from City University, London. An accountant by training, he is a Fellow of
the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Malaysian
Institute of Accountants.
Tunku Dato' Yaacob started his career as an Auditor with Price Waterhouse in London
from 1982 to 1985 and subsequently, employed by the same firm in Kuala Lumpur from
1986 to 1987. Tunku Dato' Yaacob joined Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad (now
known as Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad) in 1987 until October 2006.
Currently, Tunku Dato' Yaacob is a Board Member of MAAG, MIG, Melewar Group
Berhad, Khyra Legacy Berhad ("KLB"), Yayasan Khyra, MAA Bancwell Trustee Berhad,
Ithmaar Holding B.S.C., IB Capital B.S.C. (Closed) and several private limited companies.
He also sits on the Board of Altech Chemicals Limited which is listed in Australia as Non-
Tunku Dato' Yaacob is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for MAA-Medicare
Charitable Foundation and The Budimas Charitable Foundation.
Tunku Dato' Yaacob is the brother to Tunku Dato' Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah.
Tunku Dato' Yaacob is deemed interested in Mycron by virtue of him being a beneficiary
of a trust known as KLB, being the holding company of Melewar Equities (BVI) Ltd and
Melewar Khyra Sdn Bhd, who are the major shareholders of MIG, a major shareholder of