Directors’ Profiles (cont’d)
HANIFF BIN DATO’ MAHMOOD Malaysian, aged 48
En Haniff Bin Dato’ Mahmood was appointed to the Board as the Vice Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director on 8 May 2006. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Executive Director of the Company on 1 July 2007 and relinquished his former position in the Company.
En Haniff completed his secondary school education in La Salle Secondary School, Petaling Jaya, Selangor in 1978 before he embarked on his career in business. He has gained wide experience in the various industries namely in tourism & travel, telecommunications, infrastructure works, aqua-farming and recreational sports. In 1997, En Haniff, who is a member of BUMITRA (Association of Bumiputra Travel Agents) was involved in the development of Bumiputra’s involvement in the travel industry. In year 2003, En Haniff was involved in the aqua-farming sector whereby he brought together the Malaysian Government and a local bio-tech company to successfully improve the yield of an aquaculture project in the Northern region of the country.
In the area of recreational sports, En Haniff introduced the game of paintball to Malaysians and Malaysia to the world at large as the paintball hub of Asia. In year 2003, En Haniff was instrumental in launching the Paintball Asia League Series (PALS). This League has been internationally recognised as a major league of the Asia region. Apart from these, En Haniff was also involved in organizing other major international events such as the Nation Cup 2004 and the Asia Pacific Paintball Championship 2005. The success of the mentioned events led Malaysia to be the host of the World Cup Asia 2006 which received endorsement of the Ministry of Tourism as one of the top 50 events for the Visit Malaysia Year 2007.
Currently, En Haniff is also a Director of several private limited companies.
En Haniff attended five (5) out of six (6) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2009.
Y.M. TUNKU MOHAMED ALAUDDIN TUNKU NAQUIYUDDIN Malaysian, aged 32
Y.M. Tunku Mohamed Alauddin Tunku Naquiyuddin is a member of Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee. Y.M. Tunku Mohamed Alauddin Tunku Naquiyuddin was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 18 April 2008. He completed his business management studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Boston College, U.S.A.
In the year 2000, he was appointed the position of Director of Marketing and International Relations with Talon Global Solutions, Inc. in Dallas, U.S.A. He had hands-on experience in dealing with clients seeking to venture into the MLM Industry where he acted as a consultant for the company's clients. He had successfully supervised the creation of a complete turnkey software system for MLM and recommended compensation plans as well as effective management systems for the organisation.
He was instrumental in expanding the branch offices of Talon Global Solutions Inc. in the Asia Pacific region. He formulated the marketing plans of the company and supervised the web development team who generated the company's on-line front end website.
In 2002, Y.M. Tunku Mohamed joined Antah Bumimedic Sdn. Bhd., an affiliated company of the Antah Healthcare Group as General Manager where he was responsible for the management and marketing of the Bumiputra tendering business. He was also appointed a Director in Antah Pharma Sdn. Bhd., Antah Sri Radin Sdn. Bhd. and Bumimedic (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
He is also active in the area of tourism and environment and owns Bumiball Sdn. Bhd. which operates a paintball shooting field in Port Dickson. He also sits on the Board of Suasana Nyaman Sdn. Bhd. which is involved in the business of Indoor Air Quality using herbal solutions.
Y.M. Tunku Mohamed attended four (4) out of six (6) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2009.
Annual Report 2009