YM Tunku Dato' Yaacob Khyra
Aged 57 , Malaysian
Executive Chairman

Member of the Executive Committee


YM 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 2008.

On 2 January 2015, YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob was re-designated 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 Executive Chairman of Melewar Industrial Group Berhad (“MIG”).

YM 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.

YM 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. YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob joined Malaysian Assurance Alliance Berhad (now known as Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad) in 1987 until October 2006.

Currently, YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob is a Board Member of MAAG, MIG, Melewar Group Berhad, Khyra Legacy Berhad (“KLB”), 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 as Non-Executive Director.

YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for MAA-Medicare Charitable Foundation and The Budimas Charitable Foundation.

YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob is the brother to YM Tunku Dato’ Kamil Ikram bin Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah. YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob is deemed interested in Mycron by virtue of him being a beneficiary of a trust known as Khyra Legacy Berhad, being the holding company of Melewar Equities (BVI) Ltd and Melewar Khyra Sdn Bhd, who are the major/substantial shareholders of MIG, a major shareholder of Mycron. His shareholding in the Company is disclosed on page 31 of the Annual Report.

YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob does not have any personal interest in any business arrangements involving the Company.

YM Tunku Dato’ Yaacob 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.

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