Encik Suhaimi bin Kamaralzaman
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Encik Suhaimi, a Malaysian aged 45, was appointed to the Board of Taliworks on 23 May 2011 whereupon he was elected as the Chairman. He also serves as the chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.
Encik Suhaimi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Management Science, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom. He is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Currently, Encik Suhaimi is the Group Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad (“KPS”). He was the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Melewar Industrial Group (“MIG”) from March 2010 until May 2011. Prior to assuming the role of Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of MIG, Encik Suhaimi was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MIG from July 2009 until February 2010.
From 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2009, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad (“PAAB”). During his tenure at PAAB, he successfully signed the acquisition of the water assets for Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Johor.
Prior to PAAB, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (“IWK”) for more than 6 years from August 2000 to December 2006. In 2005, Malaysian Water Association awarded IWK the Malaysian Water Award for Management Excellence in total water management and operational efficiencies. In 1998, he was attached as an Accountant to the National Economic Action Council (“NEAC”). Before joining the NEAC, he served with Arthur Andersen, Malaysia from 1996 to 1998. Between 1994 and 1996, he served with Malaysia’s national oil corporation, PETRONAS. He joined Blick Rothenberg Chartered Accountants as an auditor from 1991 to 1994.
Other than his current position with KPS, Encik Suhaimi also sits on the board of Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad as President and as a Director of Kumpulan Hartanah Selangor Berhad.
Mr. Lim Yew Boon
Mr. Lim Yew Boon, a Malaysian aged 55, was appointed to the Board on 1 March 2010 as an Executive Director. He also serves as a member of the Investment, ESOS and EXCO committees of the Company.
Mr. Lim holds a diploma in Civil Engineering and he started his career in the field of construction with consultant engineers. With over twenty five years of varied corporate and management experience, he has wide in-depth exposure in various key industries covering construction, manufacturing, property development and public utilities.
Apart from Taliworks, Mr Lim also sits on the board of Amalgamated Industrial Steel Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, as a Non-Independent Executive Director and several private limited companies, namely Grand Saga Sdn Bhd, SWM Environment Sdn Bhd and a few others. Prior to his appointment to the Board, he served as the Group Chief Operating Officer in the LGB Group of Companies.
He is the cousin to both Mr. Lim Chin Sean, a director and major shareholder of the Company and Y.Bhg. Dato’ Lim Chee Meng, another major shareholder of the Company.
Y. Bhg. Dato’ Hj Mohd Sinon bin Mudakir
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Hj Mohd Sinon, a Malaysian aged 63, was appointed to the Board on 1 November 1996. He also serves as the chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Nomination and Investment committees of the Company. On 27 February 2013, he was re-designated as the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.
Dato’ Hj Mohd Sinon graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from University Malaya in 1974 and obtained a Masters of Business Administration from University of Dallas in 1991.
From 1974 to 1996, he served in various government ministries including the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development, Ministry of Primary Industries and Ministry of Trade & Industry. He was also a Minister-Counsellor for the Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations, New York from 1992 to 1996.
From August 1996, he served as Deputy State Secretary (Development) / Director of State Development and Economic Planning Unit of the Selangor State Government where his responsibilities and work experience included, amongst others, economic/social development planning, local authorities development, regional development, tourism and entrepreneur development.
Dato’ Hj Mohd Sinon served as the Chief Executive Officer for Perbadanan Urus Air Selangor Berhad (“PUAS”) from June 2002 to January 2005. Thereafter, he was the Deputy Secretary General (Development) of the Ministry of Works from July 2005 until May 2006.
Dato’ Hj Mohd Sinon presently sits on the board of various companies which are involved in inter-alia, construction and utility projects.
Encik Sulaiman bin Salleh
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Sulaiman bin Salleh, a Malaysian aged 68, was appointed to the Board on 25 February 2002. He also serves as the chairman of the Investment, Nomination and ESOS committees and as a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. On 27 February 2013, he was re-designated as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Nomination Committee.
Encik Sulaiman qualified as an Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (United Kingdom) and is currently a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He was attached to Malaysia National Insurance Berhad (“MNIB”) from 1972 to early 2000 during which time he has held various senior management positions, before assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to February 2000. Prior to joining MNIB, he was the Accountant for Kuala Lumpur Glass Manufacturing and Examiner of the Inland Revenue Department from 1969 to 1972.
Encik Sulaiman is a Director and Chairman of Etiqa Life International (Labuan) Ltd and Etiqa Offshore Insurance (L) Ltd, a director of PTB Unit Trust Berhad and a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Amalgamated Industrial Steel Berhad.
Mr. Lim Chin Sean
Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
Mr. Lim Chin Sean, a Malaysian aged 32, was appointed to the Board on 23 May 2011. He also serves as member of the Nomination and Remuneration committees of the Company.
Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Computer System Engineering Degree (Honours) from University of Kent, United Kingdom.
He joined the LGB Group of Companies since September 2003 and is currently involved in property development, construction projects, manufacturing and IT advisory services. He presently sits on the board of Amalgamated Industrial Steel Berhad, as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and several private limited companies.
Mr. Lim is a major shareholder of the Company and the cousin to Mr. Lim Yew Boon, the Executive Director of the Company. He is also the younger brother of Y. Bhg. Dato’ Lim Chee Meng, another major shareholder of the Company.
Mr. Soong Chee Keong
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Soong Chee Keong, a Malaysian aged 43, was appointed to the Board on 25 April 2013. He started his career in financial audit in 1993 at BDO Binder. In 1995, he joined the Corporate Finance Department of Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad and was involved in advising on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offers, equity restructuring and project feasibility studies.
Mr. Soong then joined Abric Berhad in February 1999 as the General Manager of Corporate Finance and was subsequently appointed to the Board of Abric Berhad on 16 February 2000 as an Executive Director. On 1 May 2007, Mr. Soong was re-designated from Executive Director to Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. Thereafter, he was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Director on 2 May 2009.
Mr. Soong is the member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and he also sits on the boards of Abric Berhad and Century Logistics Holdings Berhad.