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Dato' Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim

Dato' Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim

Chairman
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Dato' Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim, aged 51, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director 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.

Dato' Kamaruzzaman embarked on 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 1989. In December 1992, he left the firm and joined Perbadanan Kemajuan Ekonomi Negeri Johor (currently known as Johor Corporation) as a Deputy Manager in the Corporate Finance Department and was later promoted to General Manager in 1999.

Dato' Kamaruzzaman was appointed as the President and Chief Executive of Johor Corporation (JCorp), effective 1 December 2010. Prior to that, he had 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 on 1 January 2009.

Dato' Kamaruzzaman sits as the Chairman of Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Berhad, the Manager for Al-`Aqar Healthcare REIT. He is also the Chairman of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Further, he is also the Chairman of several companies within the JCorp Group which includes, amongst others, Johor Land Berhad, QSR Brands (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd as well as Waqaf An-Nur Corporation Berhad, an Islamic endowment institution which spearheads Johor Corporation's Corporate Responsibility programmes.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Dato' Amiruddin Abdul Satar

Dato' Amiruddin Abdul Satar

President and Managing Director
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Dato' Amiruddin Abdul Satar, aged 51, was appointed as the President and Managing Director on 1 January 2013. He embarked on his career with KPJ in 1993, involved in the areas of hospital operations, finance and various other senior management functions such as strategic planning and investment decision-making.

Dato' Amiruddin gained significant experience in finance and management through his capacity as the Accountant and Finance Manager of several large and reputable organisations in the country.

A graduate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Dato' Amiruddin obtained his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom in 2010.

He also holds directorships in several KPJ hospitals as the Chairman.

Dato' Amiruddin contributes actively in the development of the Malaysian healthcare sector through his involvement with the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM), where he is currently the Vice President.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir

Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir, aged 62, was appointed as the Non- Independent Non-Executive Director from 1 January 2013. She was subsequently re-designated as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 May 2015. She is also the Chairman and ProChancellor of KPJ Healthcare University Colege (KPJUC) since 1 August 2011.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya and an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, London, United Kingdom.

Tan Sri served as the Managing Director (MD) of KPJ from 1 March 1993 until her retirement on 31 December 2012. From 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2014, she served as KPJ's Corporate Advisor.

Her career with Johor Corporation (JCorp) commenced in 1974 and she has been directly involved in 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.

Throughout her career in KPJ, Datin Paduka has been directly involved in developing and implementing the transformational strategies that made KPJ one of Malaysia's leading private healthcare service providers, with 25 hospitals nationwide, four (4) hospitals abroad and more under development.

Tan Sri currently sits as a Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Berhad, and Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad (CCM). She was a Board member of KFC (Holdings) Bhd and QSR Brands from 2010 until their privatisation in 2013. Tan Sri was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bursa Malaysia from 2004 to 2012 and a Board member of MATRADE from 1999 to 2010.

Committed to promoting excellence in healthcare, Tan Sri 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, Tan Sri was named the ‘CEO of the Year 2009' by the New Straits Times Press and the American Express. She has also received many more awards and accolades from 2011 to 2014, due to her contributions to the healthcare industry in Malaysia.

She launched her biography entitled "Siti Sa'diah: Driven by Vision, Mission and Passion", penned by Professor Rokiah Talib, Penerbitan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2013.

Tan Sri is a member of the Academic Committee of the Razak School of Government (RSOG), and sits on several University Committees. She is a member of the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) Advisory Board; a member of the Centre for University- Industry Collaboration (CUIC) Advisory Council of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM); Adjunct Professor of UUM's Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business and as a Member of University Malaya's Research Advisory Committee (UMRAC).

Other than as disclosed, she does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. She has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Zainah Mustafa

Zainah Mustafa

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Zainah Mustafa, aged 60, has served as a Director since 21 February 1994 and is also the chairman of 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 Johor Corporation (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 also 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 be the Group Chief Financial Officer before retiring on 31 October 2002.

Other than as disclosed, she does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. She has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yahya Awang

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yahya Awang

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Yahya Awang, aged 64, 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. He is also presently a member of the KPJ Medical Advisory Committee.

He has been a member of the Board of Governors, 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 September 2005; Chairman, Board of Governors, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur since September 2005; Adjunct Professor of Medical Faculty, University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan since November 2005; 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 January 2012; Member of Malaysian Medical Association, Member of Editorial Board "Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals" and Council Member of International Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons.

Tan Sri received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 1974. He was conferred as 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) from 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 went on to become the Head and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon from July 1985 to June 1992. He became the Founding President of the Malaysian Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular in 1991; Council Member of the Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia from 1992 to 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, then as its Head and Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon from 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 and has been there since.

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 first 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.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Datuk Azzat Kamaludin

Datuk Azzat Kamaludin

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Datuk Azzat Kamaludin, aged 69, was appointed to the Board of Directors on 1 September 1994.

He is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director and is also a member of the Audit Committee as well as the Nomination and 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.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Dr Yoong Fook Ngian

Dr Yoong Fook Ngian

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Dr. Yoong Fook Ngian, aged 73, 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 (MAC).

He received his Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors 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.

Dr. Yoong 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 also 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.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Ahamad Mohamad

Ahamad Mohamad

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
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Ahamad Mohamad, aged 61, was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2005.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree in 1976 from the University of Malaya. He joined Johor Corporation (JCorp) in 1976 as a Company Secretary for various companies within the JCorp Group. He has been involved in many of JCorp's projects including 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 also currently the Managing Director of Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad, Chairman of EA Technique (M) Berhad and several other companies within the JCorp Group.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Zulkifli Ibrahim

Zulkifli Ibrahim

Non-Executive Non-Independent Director
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Zulkifli Ibrahim, aged 56, was appointed to the Board of KPJ on 1 January 2014. He is also the Chairman of the KPJ Board Tender Committee. He is currently the Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Johor Corporation.

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 Johor Corporation (JCorp) Group in 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 family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Dr Kok Chin Leong

Dr Kok Chin Leong

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Dr. Kok Chin Leong, aged 57, 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. He has also been the Chairman for the Committee since 2005 and the Advisor for KPJ's Clinical Information System since January 2003.

He has sat on the Executive Committee of the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) since 2009, and was the President of MPA from 2013 to 2015. He is also the President for ASEAN Paediatric Federation from 2014 to 2016.

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 commenced in 1986 at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital in Clinical Paediatrics, and from there, he went on to work 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; 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.

From 1991 to 1993, he was the Project Coordinator/Chairman for the Batu Pahat Rotary Club Haemodialysis Centre; the Southern Representative for Malaysian Paediatric Association from 2000 to 2004 and the Southern Coordinator for Infant Touch Therapy.

He also sat on the Board for the Association of Private Hospital Malaysia (APHM) from 2008 to 2010 and the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (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.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

Aminudin Dawam

Aminudin Dawam

Executive Director
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Aminudin Dawam, aged 51, was appointed to the Board as a Non- Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2014. With effect from 1 May 2015, he was re-designated as an Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the KPJ Board Tender Committee and Building Committee. He has been the Vice President (Property & Business Development) of Johor Corporation since September 2013.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA in 1986 and completed his Masters' degree 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 joined KPJ in 1998 as the General Manager for various hospitals within the KPJ Group. He then became the Commissioning Director for United Hospital Limited Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He was appointed as the Group General Manager of KPJ from 2008 to January 2011. He rejoined JCorp-KPJ in 2012. Other than as disclosed, he does not have family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of KPJ. He has no personal interest in any business arrangement involving KPJ and has not been convicted for any offences.

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