YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Uzir Bin Tengku Dato’ Ubaidillah, aged 58, graduated from City University, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Civil Engineering in 1983. He started his career with Jabatan Kerja Raya as an engineer before joining the private sectors.
He was the Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian General Investment Corporation Berhad (now known as Sumatec Resources Berhad) from 1990 to 1993. He has also served on the Board of Road Builder (M) Holdings Berhad, Kurnia Setia Berhad and Project Penyelenggaran Lebuhraya Berhad, all of which were public listed companies. He was appointed as an Executive Director of Tanah Makmur Berhad in 2011 until he was re-designated as the Alternate Director in 2013 pursuant to his appointment as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WZ Satu Berhad Group (“the Group”) on 24 October 2013. On 1 November 2017, he was re-designated as Executive Chairman of the Group. He is also the Chairman of the Long Term Incentive Plan Committee and Investment Committee.
He has vast business experience in various industries, especially in civil engineering, construction, plantation and property development.
Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of WZ Satu Berhad Group on 1 November 2017. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from California State University, Chico, United States of America in 1986. He started his career in 1986 with Petroliam Nasional Berhad as an Information System Executive and subsequently promoted to the position of Head of Computer Operation. In 1988, he joined the Road Builder (M) Holdings Berhad’s (“Road Builder”) group of companies as the Corporate Affairs Manager and was promoted to Group General Manager in 1994. He left Road Builder in 1998 to start his own private businesses in construction and trading activities until 2004. He joined Kurnia Setia Berhad on 1 July 2005 as the General Manager of Corporate Development and subsequently promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. On 8 November 2008, he assumed the position of Managing Director of Kurnia Setia Berhad. Subsequent to the privatisation of Kurnia Setia Berhad in 2010, he was transferred to Tanah Makmur Berhad as the Managing Director until his recent resignation in 2017. He is currently a Director in Tanah Makmur Berhad and holds directorship in several private limited companies.
He is the brother of YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Uzir Bin Tengku Dato’ Ubaidillah, the Executive Chairman and a major shareholder of the Company.
Senior Executive Director / Chief Operating Officer
Dato’ Ir. William Tan Chee Keong, aged 62, is a member of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia and registered Professional Engineer. He graduated from The University of Nottingham with an honours degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He was appointed to the Board on 12 May 2014. He was re- designated to Senior Executive Director cum Chief Operating Officer of the Company on 2 July 2015. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Investment Committee.
He started his career in Jabatan Kerja Raya and worked there from 1980 to 1984. He was involved in numerous road construction projects and bridge designing assignments. Later, he joined Ken Holdings Sdn Bhd and Dayapi Berhad as a project manager tasked with overseeing various road and bridge construction projects.
He joined the Road Builder group of companies in 1992 as a Senior Project Manager (later Project Director) and he was involved in leading a team to complete several large-scale construction contracts and infrastructure developments. He was subsequently appointed as an Executive Director in Road Builder (M) Sdn Bhd and as a Director in several subsidiaries within the group. During that period, he was directly responsible for the engineering, procurement and implementation aspects of construction projects and the management of highway concessions.
He founded KenKeong Sdn Bhd in 2007 after he left the Road Builder group of companies. Under his leadership, the company secured several middle and large scale projects. KenKeong Sdn Bhd was acquired by WZ Satu Berhad in May 2014 and now renamed as WZS BinaRaya Sdn Bhd (formerly known as WZS KenKeong Sdn Bhd).
Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Idris Bin Haji Hashim, aged 65, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 November 2014. He is a member of the Nomination Committee. He graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a Diploma in Town and Regional Planning in 1975. Later, he furthered his studies in United States of America and graduated with a postgraduate degree of Master of Science, City and Regional Planning from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago in 1978.
He started his career as an assistant town planner with Arkitek Bersekutu Malaysia in 1975, where he participated in projects such as Pusat Bandar Bukit Raden, Kompleks Perdagangan Kuantan in Pahang and Bangunan Sri Mara in Kuala Lumpur. Upon completing his postgraduate studies, he was attached to North- Eastern Illinois Planning Commission, Chicago as a Planner where he was involved in various large projects in the State of Illinois as well as the New Jeddah International Airport, King Abdul Aziz University and Automotive Centre for Sears Roebuck & Co. He was appointed as a lecturer in the School of Architecture, Planning and Surveying of UiTM in 1980.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Syed Kamarulzaman Bin Dato’ Syed Zainol Khodki Shahabudin, aged 52, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 April 2015. He is the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He is also the Managing Director of Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (“PNS”) since 1 December 2007 and is also a member of PNS’s Directors Investment Committee.
He is a holder of Master in Science and Corporate Communication from School of Modern Languages & Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Bachelor in Business Administration from School of Business, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Diploma in Business Studies from Mara Institute of Technology.
He was previously the Managing Director of Yayasan Tekun Nasional and prior to that, he had accumulated over 21 years of experience in banking operations, corporate management, property and information technology with his last attachment at Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad as a Branch Manager. He had also served as a lecturer at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN).
Currently, he is a Director of Focus Point Holdings Berhad.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Rosli Bin Shafiei, aged 65, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 28 October 2014. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of Remuneration Committee and Long Term Incentive Plan Committee. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He has extensive experience in finance, insurance and banking, infrastructure and building construction, offshore construction, installation and oil and gas related services industries having held senior positions in private and public listed companies.
Following the acquisition by UEM Group, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer/Director of PATI Sdn Bhd, responsible for the operations of the group which was primarily involved in construction, quarrying and supplying construction materials. Subsequently in 2003, upon completion of acquisition of Intria Berhad and restructuring of the UEM Group, he assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer for UEM Builders Berhad. He left UEM Builders Berhad upon attaining the mandatory retirement age in 2007.
Thereafter, he was also appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Willis (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a registered insurance brokers and consultants from January 2011 to February 2013.
Y.A.M. Tengku Puteri Seri Kemala Pahang Tengku Hajjah Aishah Bte Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, DK(II), SIMP, aged 60, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 30 January 2018. She graduated with a Diploma in Business Administration from Dorset Institute, United Kingdom in 1980 and has been a Director of TAS Industries Sdn Bhd since 15 August 1990. TAS Industries Sdn Bhd is an investment holding and property development company in Kuala Lumpur. Y.A.M. Tengku Aishah is also the Independent Non-Executive Chairperson of Insas Berhad, Inari Amertron Berhad and Mieco Chipboard Berhad.
• All Directors are Malaysian.
• Save as disclosed, none of the Directors have:
1. any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder;
2. any conflict of interest with Company; and
3. any convictions for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences, if any.