Board of Directors

DATO' OTHMAN BIN SEMAIL Independent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian, aged 62, was appointed to the Board on 11 July 2023 as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

He graduated as a Bachelor of Natural Resource Economics from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia. He obtained a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from The National Institute of Public Administration and Diploma in Agriculture from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

He started his career in 1982 with Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) as Assistant Agricultural Officer. After serving RISDA for 16 years, he then moved to the Ministry of Primary Industries, Malaysia as Assistant Secretary from 1998 until 2003. He then served as Assistant Director at the Public Service Department, Prime Ministers Department for 2 years before his posting to the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia in 2005 as Assistant Secretary with the Government Procurement Division. He rose through the ranks in the division with various capacities including Principal Assistant Secretary, Head of Section, Deputy Secretary (Operation) and Under Secretary (Head of Government Procurement Division). In October 2018, he was appointed as the Deputy Secretary General of Treasury (Management) until his retirement in March 2021.