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YBhg. Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir

Chairman / Executive Director

Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir, a Malaysian, aged 56, was appointed as a Director of Opcom Holdings Berhad on 8 May 2009. He is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA in 1987. He began his career as a Wellsite Operations Engineer with Sarawak Shell Berhad in 1987. He later joined Tongkah Holdings Berhad in 1989 and was appointed as the Group Managing Director, a post he held until 2001. He was the Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Pantai Holdings Berhad until 2001. He was also a founding member and had serve as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Vice Chairman of SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, one of the world’s largest oil and gas services companies until March 2015. Presently, he sits on the board of Maxis Berhad, Malaysia’s premier telecommunications company.

He is the Chairman of Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd., which host FIA Formula 1 World Championships and the FIM Motorcycle Grand Prix. He also sits on the board of Kencana Capital Sdn. Bhd. and several other private limited companies.

He is the brother of Dato’ Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and brother-in-law of Tok Puan Norzieta Zakaria, who are both the major shareholders of the Company.

 
Chhoa Kwang Hua, Eric

Executive Director

Chhoa Kwang Hua, a Male Malaysian, aged 53, co-founded the Company with Dato’ Seri Mukhriz Mahathir in 1994. He is the Executive Director of the Company.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance (Honours) from Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan in 1988 and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts in 1992.

As part of the leadership team of the Group, Eric is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Group’s business and financial activities. He continues to focus on the Group’s diversification initiative locally and overseas to support the long-term business growth of the Group.

 
Lt. Jen (B) Dato' Seri Panglima Zaini bin Hj Mohd Said

Independent Non-Executive Director

Lt. Jen (B) Dato’ Seri Panglima Zaini Bin Hj. Mohd Said, a Malaysian, aged 71, was appointed as a Director of Opcom Holdings Berhad on 12 September 2003. He serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Nominating & Remuneration Committee.

He was a career soldier, having served in the Malaysian Army for over 36 years beginning in 1965. His early military training was mainly in Infantry and Special Forces Skills. He is also a graduate of the US Marine Corps Command and General Staff College, the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College and the Pakistan National Defence College courses.

He held various command and staff appointments in the Army, notably as the Brigade Commander of 10 Parachute Brigade, General Officer Commanding 3rd Infantry Division and finally the General Officer Commanding Army Field Command. On 2 June 2001, he was awarded the Seri Pahlawan Gagah Perkasa (SPGP), the nation’s highest award for gallantry.

 
Abdul Jabbar bin Abdul Majid

Independent Non-Executive Director

Encik Abdul Jabbar Bin Abdul Majid, a Malaysian, aged 72, was appointed as a Director of Opcom Holdings Berhad on 11 November 2003. He serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He has more than 40 years experience in accounting, audit, receivership, liquidation, financial advisory and consultancy. He is also a director of public listed companies such as Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad. He is an active contributor to the profession of accountancy and the financial industry. He was a member of the Exchange Committee of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc and was the Executive Chairman of Bursa Derivatives Berhad for three (3) years from 2001. 

 
Sven Janne Sjöden

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Sven Janne Sjöden, a Swedish, aged 72, was appointed as a Director of Opcom Holdings Berhad on 11 November 2003. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Remuneration Committee.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden. He joined Ericsson Network Technologies AB, Sweden ("ENT")  in 1966 and has acquired extensive experience in the production of a wide range of telecom equipment.

He had held various senior positions within production both at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Sweden and ENT. During the period 1988 to 1992, he served as Divisional Manager within the Telecom and Power Cables Divisions as well as Vice President for ENT.

Between 1992 and 2008, he was responsible for the Business Unit Cable and was at the same time appointed the President of ENT.

He is the Chairman of Hoverline Group, Sweden and is a director of several companies in Sweden and abroad.

 
Chan Bee Leen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Chan Bee Lean, a Malaysian, aged 46, was appointed as a Director of Opcom Holdings Berhad on 7 January 2010. She is a member of the Audit Committee.

She holds a Bachelor of Accounting Degree (Honours) from University Utara Malaysia. She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.

She has been in internal auditing for over sixteen (16) years. She is currently the Group Internal Audit Manager of Merge Housing Bhd. and its related companies.

 

 

Notes:

(i) All directors except for Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir as disclosed, do not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company

(ii) All directors have no conflict of interest with the Company and have not been convicted for any offence within the past ten (10) years.