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, Malaysian, aged 60, served as the Managing Director of KPJ from 1 March 1993 until her retirement on 31 December 2012. She was appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Corporate Advisor for KPJ on 1 January 2013.
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 JCorp commenced in 1974 and she has been directly involved with JCorp's Healthcare Division since 1978. She was appointed as the Chief Executive of Kumpulan Perubatan (Johor) Sdn Bhd (KPJSB) from 1989 until the listing of KPJ in November 1994.
Datin Paduka currently sits as a Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Bhd and Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, the manager for the Al-'Aqar Healthcare REIT. Committed to promoting excellence in healthcare, Datin Paduka is the President of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), elected since its inception in 1997 to date.
She is also a member of the Malaysia Productivity Council (MPC) Consultative Panel on Healthcare since 2001, a member of the National Patient Safety Council, Ministry of Health since 2003, and a member of the Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), Ministry of Health since 2009. In 2012, she was appointed as a member of the Malaysian Standards and Accreditation Council (MSAC) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).
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. She was also a Board member of KFC Holdings (Malaysia) Bhd and QSR Brands Bhd from 2010 until February 2013 when KFC and QSR were delisted from Bursa Malaysia.
In 2010, Datin Paduka was named the "CEO of the Year 2009" by The New Straits Times Press and the American Express. In 2011 and 2012, Datin Paduka also received many more awards and accolades due to her contributions to the healthcare industry in Malaysia.
Zainah Mustafa, Malaysian, aged 58, has served as a Director of KPJ since 21 February 1994 and is also the Chairman 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 Bhd 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 became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) United Kingdom in 1976. She is now a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA). She joined JCorp in October 1978 and rose through the ranks to become the Group Chief Financial Officer before retiring on 31 October 2002.
Dr Yoong Fook Ngian, Malaysian, aged 71, is a Director of 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 and Chairman of the KPJ Building 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 became 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. In 1972, he established the ENT Department in Hospital Ipoh. His last posting with the Ministry of Health was as Head of ENT Surgery in General Hospital Kuala Lumpur before he ventured into private practice in 1975.
In private practice, he was ENT Consultant at Our Lady's Hospital in Ipoh from 1975 to 1982. He has been Resident ENT Consultant in Ipoh Specialist Hospital since 1983 and is one of its founding doctors. He has been the Medical Director of Ipoh Specialist Hospital since 1994 until 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.
Ahamad Mohamad, Malaysian, aged 59, was appointed to the Board of 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, a prefabricated housing project and the Kotaraya Complex in Johor Bahru. At present, he is the Chief Executive of the 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.
Dr Kok Chin Leong, Malaysian, aged 55, is a Director of KPJ and was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 7 July 2005. An Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ, he has been a member of the KPJ Clinical Governance Policy Committee since 2001 and became its Chairman in 2005. He is also the Advisor for KPJ's Clinical Information System, a position he assumed in January 2003.
He is also the Executive Board Member for MSQH and the Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare (ASQua). He has been sitting on the Executive Committee of the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) since 2009, and is the President Elect 2013-2015 of the MPA.
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 the title of Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom in 1990 and registered as a full medical practitioner with the Malaysian Medical Council in 1983.
His medical career began in 1986 at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital in Clinical Paediatrics and he also worked as Senior House Officer/ Registrar at Derby Children's Hospital, United Kingdom in 1990.
Dr Kok served as the Clinical Specialist in Paediatrics at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru from 1991 to 1992; 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 also the Project Coordinator/ Chairman for the Batu Pahat Rotary Club Haemodialysis Centre from 1992 to 1993; the Southern Representative for the Malaysian Paediatric Association from 2000 to 2004; and the Southern Coordinator for Infant Touch Therapy.
He was a Board Member in Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM) from 2008 to 2010. He has been the Resident Consultant Paediatrician at KPJ 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, Malaysian, aged 67, was appointed to the Board of Directors of KPJ on 1 September 1994.
He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director and is also a member of the Audit 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, Pulai Springs Berhad, Boustead Holdings Berhad, BHIC Berhad and Axiata Group Berhad.
Rozan Mohd Sa'at, Malaysian, aged 54, is a Director of KPJ and was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 1 January 2009.
He is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Hospitality Division of JCorp.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) majoring in Statistics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He began his career in 1983 as an Administrative Officer in Planning & Research Department of JCorp before being seconded as Operations Manager in Sergam Berhad, a subsidiary of JCorp in 1986.
From 1987 to 1988, he served in the Corporate Communications Department, JCorp as an Administrative Officer. From 1988 to 1993, he was the Executive Director of several subsidiaries in the JCorp Group.
In 1994, he was appointed as the General Manager of JCorp's Tourism Division before assuming the post of Chief Executive of the same Division on 15 June 1996, a post which he held until his appointment as the General Manager, Business Development, JCorp beginning January 1999.
Prior to his appointment as the Managing Director of Sindora Berhad, he served as the Senior General Manager, Business Development of JCorp from 2000 until August 2002. He is also a Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad and Waqaf An- Nur Corporation Berhad.
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 2010.