Puan Azian binti Kassim
Independent Non-Executive Director
Puan Azian binti Kassim, Malaysian, female, was appointed to the Board on 15 August 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”), United Kingdom and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She has approximately 27 years of experience in the capital market and managing investment portfolios.
Azian Binti Kassim began her career as an auditor. In 1992, she joined BBMB Unit Trust Management Berhad as an Investment Officer/Analyst and in 1995, she joined Perwira Affin Merchant Bank Berhad as an Assistant Manager. Subsequently in 1996, she joined RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd as a Manager and in 1999 and 2001, she was promoted to Senior Manager and Assistant General Manager respectively.
Azian Binti Kassim was then attached to Mayban Investment Management Sdn Bhd as the Chief Investment Officer from 2004 to 2007. She was responsible for the investments and strategy for the company.
In 2007, Azian Binti Kassim joined Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad as Chief Investment Officer and currently spearheading investment division and develops a strong portfolio management capability for the division.
Azian Binti Kassim does not hold any shares in the Company or its subsidiaries, and has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company nor does she has any conflict of interest with the Company. She has not been convicted of any offences within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed any penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the FYE 2017. She does not hold any directorship in any other public listed companies.