TAN SRI DATO' HJ. ABD. KARIM B. SHAIKH MUNISAR Independent Non-Executive Director
A Malaysian, aged 71, was appointed to the Board on 17 April 2019. He is
also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Risk Management
Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration
Committee of the Company.
He holds a Master in Business Administration (Business Finance) from
University of Edinburgh, Advanced Diploma in Economic Development (with
Distinction) from University of Manchester, United Kingdom and Bachelor of
Economics (Hons) from University of Malaya. He also attended an Advance
Course in Urban Planning JICA in Tokyo, Japan.
In 1974, Tan Sri Dato' HJ. Abd Karim was the Assistant Director at the Ministry
of Finance, Malaysia. Between 1975 to 1980, he held different position
in various districts in the state of Perak as Assistant District Officer, Kinta;
Chairman of Kinta District Council; Assistant District Officer 1, Kampar;
Chairman of Kampar/Gopeng Municipal Council and also Assistant State
Secretary of Perak ("UPEN").
He was the Chief Assistant District Officer 1 (Land) of Kuantan District
Office and Chief Assistant State Secretary of Pahang (Housing Division) in
1980; Deputy Director of Klang Valley Planning Secretariat, Prime Minister
Department in 1982; Chief Assistant State Secretary of Selangor (Local
Authority Division) in 1987.
He also served as the President of Ampang Jaya Municipal Council from
1992 to 1996. He had an outstanding career in the government sector and
was the President of Petaling Jaya Municipal Council in 2003 and 2004.
Prior to that, he was the District Officer cum President of Sepang District
Council from 1998 to 2003. In 2005, he opted to join the corporate sector
and was appointed as President of Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad. Tan
Sri Dato' Hj. Abd Karim was previously the Executive Chairman of various
companies listed in Bursa Malaysia such as Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor
Berhad, Kumpulan Hartanah Selangor Berhad and Chairman of Taliworks
Corporation Berhad from 2004 to 2011.
He was also Chairman of various other companies namely Konsortium
Abass Sdn Bhd, Titisan Modal Sdn Bhd, Central Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Cekal
Tulin Development Sdn Bhd, JAKS-KDEB Consortium Sdn Bhd, Hydrovest Sdn
Bhd and Perangsang Hotel & Properties Sdn Bhd. In addition, Tan Sri Dato'
Hj. Abd Karim was also a member of the Board of Directors for Syarikat
Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd ("Syabas"), Syarikat Pengeluaran Air Selangor
Holdings Berhad ("Splash"), Cyberview Sdn Bhd and Alam Flora Sdn Bhd.
He currently sits on the Board of MCT Berhad, Lion Posim Industries Berhad
and Kingsley Edugroup Berhad.
He does not have any family relationship with any other Director and/or
major shareholder of the Company and has no conflict of interest with the
Company. He has no convictions for offence within the past five years.