YB Dato' Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim, Malaysian, aged 49, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) on 3 January 2011 and subsequently as Chairman of KPJ on 12 January 2011.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accountancy from the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia in 1987.
YB Dato' Kamaruzzaman began his career as an Audit Assistant with Messrs K.E Chen & Associates in May 1988 and later joined Coopers & Lybrand (currently known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Johor Bahru. In December 1992, he left the firm to join Perbadanan Kemajuan Ekonomi Negeri Johor (currently known as Johor Corporation or JCorp) as a Deputy Manager in the Corporate Finance Department and was later promoted to General Manager in 1999.
YB Dato' Kamaruzzaman became the President and Chief Executive of JCorp with effect from 1 December 2010. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of JCorp (beginning 1 August 2006) and was later appointed as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services & Finance of JCorp (beginning 1 January 2009).
YB Dato' Kamaruzzaman sits as the Chairman of Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, the managers for the Al-'Aqar Healthcare REIT, a position he assumed on 12 January 2011. He is also the Chairman of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad and Damansara Realty Berhad, companies under the JCorp Group which are listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He is also the Chairman of Johor Land Berhad and a Director of Waqaf An-Nur Corporation Berhad, an Islamic endowment institution which spearheads JCorp's CSR programmes. In addition, he also sits as Chairman and Director of several other companies within the JCorp Group.
Tuan Haji Amiruddin Abdul Satar, Malaysian, aged 48, is the President/Managing Director of KPJ, a position which he assumed on 1 January 2013.
An accountant by training, Amiruddin is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom.
He gained significant experience in the fields of finance and management in his capacity as the Accountant and Finance Manager of several large and reputable organisations in the country before joining KPJ in 1993.
His overall contributions to KPJ, spanning 20 years, have been immeasurable, particularly in the areas of hospital operations, finance and various senior management functions such as strategic planning and investment decisions.
He also sits on the Board of several KPJ Hospitals as Chairman as well as Director of several other companies within the JCorp Group.
With two decades of experience in the Healthcare industry, Amiruddin also contributes actively to the development of the Malaysian Healthcare sector through his active involvement in the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM), where he sits as a Board member, a position he has held since 1996.
Datin Paduka Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir is the Corporate Advisor and Non-Executive Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ), appointed since 1 January 2013 and also is the Chairman and Pro Chancellor of KPJ Healthcare University College (KPJUC) since 1 August 2011. She served as the Managing Director of KPJ from 1 March 1993 until her retirement on 31 December 2012.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya and holds an MBA from Henley Management College, University of Reading, London, United Kingdom.
Datin Paduka's career with Johor Corporation (JCorp) commenced in 1974 and had been directly involved in JCorp's Healthcare Division since 1978. She was appointed as the Chief Executive of Kumpulan Perubatan (Johor) SdnBhd (KPJSB), from 1989 until the listing of KPJ in November 1994.
During her tenure as the Managing Director, Datin Paduka was directly involved in developing and implementing the transformational strategies that made KPJ Malaysia's leading private healthcare services provider with 23 hospitals nationwide, 5 hospitals overseas and more in the making. Datin Paduka is the Chairman of Jeta Gardens Waterford Holdings, a company involved in the managing of Jeta Gardens Retirement Village and Residential Aged Care Facility in Brisbane, Australia.
Datin Paduka currently sits as a Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Bhd and Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Berhad, the manager for Al-'Aqar Healthcare REIT. She was a Board member of KFC (Holdings) Bhd and QSR Brands from 2010 until they were privatized and delisted from Bursa Malaysia in February 2013. Datin Paduka was a Board member of MATRADE from 1999 to 2010 and was an independent Non-Executive Director of Bursa Malaysia from 2004 to April 2012.
Committed to promoting excellence in healthcare, Datin Paduka is the President of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), the national accreditation body for healthcare services, elected since its inception in 1997 to date. Currently, she also sits on many other councils and committees at the national level.
In 2010, Datin Paduka was named the 'CEO of the Year 2009' by the New Straits Times Press and the American Express in 2010. She had also received many more awards and accolades from 2011 to 2014, due to her contributions to the healthcare industry in Malaysia.
Datin Paduka had also launched her book entitled "Siti Sa'diah : Driven by Vision, Mission and Passion", penned by Professor Rokiah Talib, Penerbitan UniversitiKebangsaan Malaysia in 2013.
Zainah Mustafa, aged 59, has served as a Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) since 21 February 1994 and is also a member of the KPJ Audit Committee. She has been an Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 December 2004. She also sits on the board of other companies in the JCorp Group of Companies namely Damansara Realty Berhad, Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Berhad and Al-'Aqar Capital Sdn Bhd. She started her career as an Assistant Senior Auditor in Perbadanan Nasional Berhad in 1977 after graduating from Institut Teknologi MARA (presently UiTM). She obtained her Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) United Kingdom in 1976. She is now a Fellow of Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA). She joined JCorp in October 1978 and rose through the ranks to the Group Chief Financial Officer before retiring on 31 October 2002.
Dr Yoong Fook Ngian, aged 72, is a Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) and was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 7 July 2005. He is an Independent Non- Executive Director of KPJ and the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Sydney in 1966. He obtained his post-graduate qualification in Otolaryngology in 1972 and was conferred a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is also a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Malaysia and a member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. He was employed by the Ministry of Health from 1966 to 1975. His last posting with the Ministry of Health was as Head of ENT Surgery in General Hospital Kuala Lumpur before venturing into private practice in 1975. He has been Resident ENT Consultant in Ipoh Specialist Hospital since 1983 and is one of its founding doctors. He was the Medical Director of Ipoh Specialist Hospital from 1994 to December 2006. He is a Life Member of the Malaysian Medical Association and a Past- Chairman of the Perak branch. He is also a Past-President of the Perak Medical Practitioners' Society.
Dr Kok Chin Leong, aged 56, is a Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) and was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 7 July 2005. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ and a member of the KPJ Clinical Governance Policy committee since 2001 and presently the Chairman for the Committee since 2005 and the Advisor for KPJ's Clinical Information System since January 2003.
He presently sits in the Executive committee of the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) since 2009, and is the President of MPA from 2013 to 2015. He is also the President-Elect for Asean Paediatric Federation. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1982 from University of Malaya and completed his postgraduate studies in Paediatrics (Master of Medicine Paediatrics) in 1990 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He was conferred a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of United Kingdom in 1990 and registered as full medical practitioner with the Malaysian Medical Council in 1983.
His medical career started in 1986 at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital in Clinical Paediatrics, worked as Senior House Officer/ Registrar at Derby Children's Hospital, United Kingdom in 1990. He served as the Clinical Specialist in Paediatrics at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru from 1991 to 1992 and was the Head of Department of Paediatrics at Batu Pahat Hospital from 1991 to 1993 and Senior Consultant Paediatrician at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru from 1993 until 1994. He was the Project Coordinator/ Chairman for the Batu Pahat Rotary Club Haemodialysis Centre from 1992 to 1993 and was the Southern Representative for Malaysian Paediatric Association from 2000 to 2004 and the Southern Coordinator for Infant Touch Therapy. He was a Board Member in Association of Private Hospital Malaysia (APHM) from 2008 to 2010. He was a Board member for MSQH from 2011 to 2013. He has been the Resident Consultant Paediatrician at Puteri Specialist Hospital since 1994 and was appointed as the Medical Director in February 2000 until June 2006. His main interests are in Health Informatics, Patient Safety in Healthcare Delivery, Clinical Governance, and Clinician Performance & Appraisal Assessment.
Datuk Azzat Kamaludin, aged 68, was appointed to the Board of Directors of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) on 1 September 1994. He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director and is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of KPJ. A lawyer by training, he was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court in 1979 and has been in practice since then as partner of Azzat and Izzat, a law firm. Prior to that, from 1970 to 1979, he served as an administrative and diplomatic officer with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He currently serves as Director of several public-listed companies, namely, Visdynamics Holdings Berhad, Boustead Holdings Berhad, BHIC Berhad and Axiata Group Berhad.
Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yahya Awang, aged 63, is a Director of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) and was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 18 July 2013. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ and was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee since 26 July 2013 and is presently a member of the KPJ Medical Advisory Committee.
He is also currently a member of the Board of Governor, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur since July 1995, Foundation Fellow of the Academy of Science Malaysia since 1995, Visiting Consultant Surgeon, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical Faculty, Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur since 01/09/2005, Chairman, Board of Governors, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur since 26/09/2005, Adjunct Professor of Medical Faculty, University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan since 01/11 /05, Panel of Board Members, Post Graduate Cardiothoracic Surgery Programme, University of Kebangsaan Malaysia since 2006, Honorary Member of Special Committee for Development of National Transplant Policy since 2006, Pro-Chancellor Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) since 2011, Head of Unit General OT/Cardiac OT and Medical Ward, KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital since 2/1/2012, Member of Malaysian Medical Association, Member of Editorial Board "Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals" and Council Member of International Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 1974. He was conferred a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, Scotland in January 1980.
He was the Senior Surgical Resident at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Brompton Hospital, London from July 1981 to December 1982 and became the Surgical Registrar to Mr SC Lennox (FRCS) / Mr M Paneth (FRCS) the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Brompton Hospital, London from January 1982 to November 1983.
Tan Sri Joined the General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur as the Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery from December 1983 to June 1985 and was the Head and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon from July 1985 to June 1992. He became the Founding President of Malaysian Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular in 1991, Council member of the Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (1992 - 1995) and the President of Asian Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons from 1993 to 1995.
He pioneered the establishment of Institut Jantung Negara (IJN), Kuala Lumpur as the Executive Director and as Head and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon of IJN in June 1992 to March 2004 and the Medical Director of IJN from October 1998 to October 2002. In mid March 2004, Tan Sri joined KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital as the Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Damansara Heart Centre until to-date.
Tan Sri is also a Director/ Chairman of Multi-Purpose Insurance Berhad and Tokio Marine Insurance (M) Berhad, Director/ Trustee of Wah Seong Foundation, Chairman/ Board of Governors, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur and a Director for several other companies.
Tan Sri was conferred the Darjah Paduka Mahkota Johor (DPMJ) in 1990, Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah (DSAP) in 2000 and Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which carries the title Tan Sri in 2003. He was also conferred the Honorary Doctor of Medicine by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2006, Anugerah Maulidur Rasul Peringkat Kebangsaan in 2008, Ijazah Kehormat Doktor Sains Perubatan, Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2009 and Honorary Doctor of Medicine in 2012.
He successfully operated on the 1st Heart Transplant Recipient - Mr Sathrugnan a/l Ramakrishnan in December 1997.
Tan Sri has also been active in writing articles/journals and presenting papers especially on cardiothoracic surgery.
Ahamad Mohamad, aged 60, was appointed to the Board of KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ) on 1 January 2005. He is currently a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of KPJ. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree in 1976 from the University of Malaya. He joined JCorp in 1976 as a Company Secretary for various companies within the JCorp Group. He has been involved in many of JCorp's projects among them, the early development of the Johor Specialist Hospital, prefabricated housing project and the Kotaraya Complex in Johor Bahru. At present, he is the Chief Executive of Palm Oil Division of JCorp. He is currently the Managing Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad and a director of New Britain Palm Oil Limited (Papua New Guinea) as well as several other companies within the JCorp Group.
Aminudin Bin Dawam Malaysian, aged 49, is the Non Independent & Non Executive of KPJ, a position which he assumed on 1 January 2014.
He graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA in 1986 and completed his Master at the same university in 1988. He received Post Graduate Diploma in Health Services & Hospital Management at South Bank University, London, United Kingdom in 1997.
He commenced in healthcare industry with 20 years of experience and become a Director of the United Hospital Limited Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2004. Then, he obliged KPJ Healthcare Berhad as General Manager at Southern Region Hospitals, namely KPJ Johor, Puteri and KPJ Penawar. Throughout his carrier in KPJ, he managed two hospitals in the Chief Executive Officer's capacity.
To further his carrier path, he has been the Group Chief Operating Officer of Pantai Holding Berhad in January 24, 2011 before he serves KPJ 3 years later.
Aged 55, was the Chief Operating Officer of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad since 3 November 2003 and appointed to the Board of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad as Executive Director on 1 July 2011 before re-designated as a Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2013.
He is a Fellow of the ACCA, United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1992.
After serving various companies in the private sector since his graduation in 1983, he joined JCorp Groupin 1990 as the Financial Controller of Sindora Berhad. In 1996, he was appointed as the Managing Director of Antara Steel Mills Sdn Bhd until 2000 before joining PJB Pacific Capital Group in 2001 as the Chief Operating Officer. He joined Kulim as the Chief Operating Officer in 2003. He is also the Chairman and Director of several other companies within the JCorp Group.
Other than as disclosed, he does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of Kulim. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving Kulim and has not been convicted for any offences. He attended all eight (8) Board of Directors' Meetings of the Company held during the financial year ended 31 December 2012.
Other than as disclosed, all directors do not have any family relationships with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company. All directors have no personal interest in any business arrangements involving KPJ. All directors have not been convicted for any offence and have attended all or the majority of the Board of Directors' Meetings of the Company as stipulated by the Listing Requirements for the financial year ended 31 December 2012.