General Tan Sri Ismail Bin Hassan (R), aged 75, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Mitrajaya Holdings Berhad ("MHB") on 9 August 2000. He was appointed the Chairman of the Company on 26 November 2009. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is also a Director of Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd.
He graduated from the Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree (Hons in Politics). In the Military Professional Education, Tan Sri Ismail graduated from Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, USA (on Commandant's List) in 1975, from Joint Services Staff College Canberra, Australia, in 1982 and he is also a graduate of the National Defense University, Washington, DC, USA in 1987. Later he was inducted into the NDU International Fellows Hall of Fame, in recognition of outstanding achievement accorded to the graduates of the University who had achieved the highest rank/ appointment in their respective Service.
Prior to joining MHB, Tan Sri Ismail has served as a Commission Officer in the Malaysian Army for 36 years and he held many key appointments at Field Command, Training Command and the Ministry of Defence levels before retiring as Chief of Army in December 1997.
Currently, he also holds directorships in Simbiotik Ventures Sdn Bhd and Alfa Venture Sdn Bhd.
Tan Eng Piow, aged 64, was appointed as Group Managing Director of MHB on 9 September 1994. He is one of the founding members of Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd.
He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) degree from University of Malaya, which was obtained in 1977. He is also a Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia.
He began his career as Works Engineer with Jabatan Kerja Raya – JKR (Public Works Department) from 1977 to 1979. From 1980 till 1985, he was a Project Manager with Perkuat Kuari Sdn Bhd (Quarry Operation).
He has over 35 years of extensive technical and management experience in the construction industry and has been actively involved in the management and operations of the MHB Group. He also oversees the Group's development, growth and expansion.
Foo Chek Lee, aged 63, was appointed a Director of MHB on 1 August 1995. Currently, he is an Executive Director of MHB. He is also the Managing Director of Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd.
He graduated from University Technology Malaysia in 1978 with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) degree.
Prior to joining MHB, he served with Jabatan Kerja Raya (Public Works Department) for a period of 14 years. He last served as Assistant Director of Roads, JKR Kelantan Darul Naim from 1989 to 1991, after which he joined Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd as General Manager. He has over 35 years of extensive technical and management experience which includes all aspects of civil engineering construction and project management.
He is a board member of Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and NIOSH Certification Sdn Bhd.
He also serves as President of Master Builders Association Malaysia and Council Member for both International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors' Associations (IFAWPCA) and Asean Constructors Federation (ACF).
Cho Wai Ling, aged 45, was appointed as an Executive Director of MHB on 1 September 2014. She graduated from University of Malaya in 1998 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree and has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2001.
She started her career with MHB in 1999 as an Executive in the Finance & Accounts Department and rose from rank and file to managerial position and in 2005 was promoted to Group Finance Manager. She heads the Finance & Accounts Department and handles all corporate matters of the Group. In her position as Executive Director, her role was expanded to cover investor relations function and to assist the Group Managing Director on strategic management responsibilities.
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohamad Noor Bin Abdul Rahim, aged 73, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of MHB on 26 February 2002. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Malaya and joined the Malaysian civil service in 1968. He has held positions in the Government including State Secretary of Pulau Pinang, Kelantan Federal Development Director (Prime Minister's Department), Perak State Financial Officer, Director General of Kuala Lumpur City Hall, Under Secretary for Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance and Secretary General of Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs. His last post in the civil service was as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Home Affairs from 1998-2000.
Currently, he is Chairman of Prinsiptek Corporation Bhd and TSR Capital Berhad. He is also Independent Non- Executive Director of Pinehill Pacific Bhd. He is currently the President of the Malaysian Petanque Association and Council member of the Malaysia Golf Association.
Ir Zakaria Bin Nanyan, aged 75, was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of MHB on 26 February 2002. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
He graduated with B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde U.K. in 1972 and later obtained Masters of Science in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Pittsburgh USA. He is a Professional Engineer and a Member of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia.
Prior to his appointment to the MHB Board, he was the Director General of the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia, a position held from 1992 to 1998. He holds directorships in Pressure Care Sdn Bhd.
He is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Examiners for the Site Safety Supervisors Course conducted by The Master Builders Association Malaysia.
Roland Kenneth Selvanayagam, aged 61, was appointed an Executive Director on 23 April 1998. From 1 July 2008, he was redesignated as Non-Executive Director as he left full time employment to start his own business. On 28 March 2011 where having met the Listing Requirements criteria for Independent Director, the Board re-designated him to be an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee.
He is a professionally qualified accountant with over 35 years post qualifying commercial experience. Prior to his involvement with the MHB Group, he was employed variously within the British American Tobacco Group, Sears Roebuck Group and the PT Mayora Indah Group – where he was the pioneer General Manager for their Malaysian operations.
He was President of the Malaysian Division of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants from June 1996 - May 1998. He is a recipient of the Institute's Bronze medal – awarded in recognition of services rendered to the Institute and the profession at large.
At various times, he has held directorships (listed & unlisted companies) in various countries including South Africa, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand and Australia.