Corporate Profile

KPJ Healthcare Berhad's (KPJ) business is founded on the vision of being the preferred healthcare provider in the region. We are focused on delivering
world-class quality healthcare services through our wide range of specialised healthcare solutions throughout our regional footprint across five
countries, namely Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh and Australia.

Senior Management Team And Regional CEOs

KPJ Senior Management Team

Ahmad Shahizam Bin Mohd Shariff

President & Managing Director
Malaysian, Aged 50

Date of Appointment: 1 July 2020

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Second Class (Upper) Honours, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom (June 1994)
• Master in Public Administration, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America (June 2008)

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• The MCKK Foundation (0838622-V)
- Board Member & Trustee (since November 2008)

• Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
- Board Member (Independent Member & Audit Committee) (since May 2019)

Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Ahmad Shahizam began his career in banking with HSBC Malaysia in 1994 and subsequently served at ING Barings, Salomon Smith Barney and HSBC Amanah Finance. In 2004, he joined Khazanah National Berhad as Special Officer to the Managing Director and went on to assume the position of Director of Investments where he was responsible for Khazanah’s investments in the healthcare and power sectors. In 2008, he was appointed an Alternate Director of Parkway Holdings Limited (Parkway), as well as a Director of Pantai Holdings Berhad and IMU Health Sdn Bhd, before his appointment as Executive Director of Parkway in 2010. He then took on the role of Executive Director of IHH Healthcare Berhad in 2012 before he assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer of Pantai’s Operations Division in July 2014. In this role, he oversaw the overall operations of the Pantai Group in Malaysia and corporate functions of Parkway Pantai’s Malaysia operations. En. Ahmad Shahizam then went on to serve as IHH’s Chief Corporate Officer in 2017. Following his time with the IHH Group, he served as an Advisor to Healthcare Optimisation Partners Sdn Bhd from 2018 and Medplanner Sdn Bhd from 2019, before assuming his current position at KPJ on 1 July 2020.

Nik Zainon Binti Yussoff

Chief Operating Officer
Malaysian, Aged 52

Date of Appointment: 14 September 2020

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Post Graduate Diploma in Health Service and Hospital Management, South Bank University, London (1997)
• Bachelor of Science (Major in Finance ), University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (1993)
• Innovating Health for Tomorrow, INSEAD, Fontainebleu, France (2014)
• Competitive Strategy Programme, INSEAD, Fontainebleu, France (2011)
• The Job of CEO, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), (2008)

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Nik Zainon began her career in KPJ in 1993 where she served for 10 years. She then went on to work with TDM Berhad for a period of 15 years, holding various positions within the TDM Group. She then rejoined KPJ in September 2020 as Chief Operating Officer.

Norhaizam binti Mohammad (ACMA, CGMA)

Chief Financial Officer
Malaysian, Aged 48

Date of Appointment: 20 April 2017

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Associate of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK
• Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
• Master of Business Administration, International Business with Merit from University of East London, London, UK (Twinning Programme with Women Institute Malaysia)
• Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
• President of MSQH (Malaysian Society for Quality in Health), a national accreditation body for public and private healthcare in Malaysia
• Member of Governing Committee for Private Healthcare Productivity Nexus (PHPN) by Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) and Leader for sub-group Technology and Innovation
• Participated in Executive Coaching Programme with INSEAD Business School, Singapore

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
She served in Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad between 1996 and 1997 and subsequently as a Manager of Audit and Business Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1997 to 2007. She then joined KPJ in 2008 holding various positions in companies and hospitals within the KPJ Group until her appointment as Chief Financial Officer in 2017. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of two hospitals and five support services companies within the Group.

Nik Izhar bin Nik Mohammed

Chief Commercial Officer
Malaysian, Aged 50

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Associate of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK
• Bachelor of Accounting & Finance (Hons), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Nik Izhar began his career as a finance professional in the construction industry. He then went on to an international cosmetic direct selling company for 17 years, becoming a retail and franchise expert with end-to-end strategic and operational accountability in Sales, Marketing, IT and Supply Chain (logistics and distribution) management. He also had short stints as a regional representative to revive ailing businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. In 2017, he joined KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital’s management before moving to KPJ Headquarters in mid-2020 to take up a position in the Transformation Management Office. He was appointed the Chief Commercial Officer of KPJ on 1 February 2021.

Suriaghandi a/l Suppiah

Chief Transformation Officer
Malaysian, Aged 52

Date of Appointment: 1 September 2020

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Monash University, Australia
• Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, USA (2007)
• Member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia
• Attended the ASEAN Senior Management Development Program by Harvard Business School
• Attended the Genovasi organized Design Thinking School by Stanford School

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Suriaghandi brings over 24 years’ experience in various aspects of business operations to the table. He has a proven expertise in strategy, business turnaround, expansion, and investments with a solid knowledge of high-level managerial practices, business administration and strategy. He has a truly universal skill set given his experience in the Healthcare, Investments, Property Asset Management as well as Energy and Utilities segments. He adopts a global outlook on business with an emphasis on developing staff and working relationships while growing the business. His experience in Malaysia, the Asia Pacific, and Europe have seen him working in companies such as Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Pantai Holdings Berhad, Parkway Group Healthcare Pte Ltd, Parkway Laboratory Services Ltd, Parkway Pantai, Salcon Green Energy (UK), KPMG, Pulau Indah Ventures (Khazanah and Temasek Holdings JV company) and Savills Malaysia. He took up the role of Chief Transformation Officer at KPJ in September 2020.

Yap Chee Wai

Chief Technology Officer
Malaysian, Aged 53

Date of Appointment: 11 February 2019

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Major-Electronics & Computer Engineering), Monash University, Australia
• Bachelor of Science (Major- Computer Science) , Monash University, Australia

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Yap brings to the table 29 years of experience in the Information Technology (IT), Telecommunication, Mobile and Digital Services, as well as Ports and Logistics sectors. He joined KPJ in February 2019, assuming the role of Chief Technology Officer.

Aminudin bin Dawam

Head of Projects
Malaysian, Aged 57

Date of Appointment: 1 Feb 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master of Business Administration, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA
• Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA
• Post-Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences & Hospital Management at South Bank University, London, UK

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Aminudin Bin Dawam joined Johor Corporation (JCorp) after graduating in 1988. He then joined KPJ in 1992 where he held various positions in companies and hospitals within the KPJ Group. He was the Commissioning Director for United Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh before his appointment as the Group General Manager of KPJ in 2008. Between 2011 and 2013, he was with Pantai Holdings Berhad as its Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Operations overseeing the operations of both Pantai and Gleneagles hospitals in Malaysia. He rejoined JCorp in September 2013 as the Senior Vice President, Business Development Division and came fully on board as KPJ’s Executive Director from 1 January 2017 until May 2020. During this period, he also oversaw the International Business and Support Companies portfolios. Effective February 2021, he sits as the Head of Projects overseeing the execution and development of projects within the KPJ Group.

Mohd Sahir Bin Rahmat

Head of International Business
Malaysian, Aged 57

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master of Business Administration, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
• Bachelor of Accountancy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
• Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services and Hospital Management from the South Bank University, London
• Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Mohd Sahir joined JCorp in May 1987 before joining KPJ in 1991 where he held various positions in companies and hospitals within the Group. He served as the Group Financial Officer and Vice President (I) of Corporate and Financial Services for three and four years respectively. In 2017, he transferred to JCorp upon being promoted as the Vice President of Business Development and appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ representing JCorp. In 2020, he re-joined KPJ as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and relinquished Directorship of KPJ. Upon the restructuring of the Group involving KPJ’s top management, he took on the role of Head of International Business effective February 2021.

Ariesza Noor

Chief Corporate Officer
Malaysian, Aged 44

Date of Appointment: 1 March 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• BCOM (Hons) Accounting & Finance, Lincoln University, New Zealand
• Fellow, CPA Australia

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Being a full board scholar of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Ariesza served in TNB in various financial and accounting roles from 1999 onwards. In 2012, she joined IHH Healthcare Berhad as their Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. She also served as the Vice President, Group Strategy and Operations for WASCO Energy, a multinational oil and gas services company owned by Wah Seong Corporation Berhad from a cumulative 11 years. At WASCO, she oversaw the Group’s branding, marketing, strategic planning and M&A activities, apart from leading WASCO’s major pipe coating operations in Malaysia. She came onboard KPJ in March 2021 as Chief Corporate Officer.

Shathiran bin Mohd Idrus

Chief Talent Officer
Malaysian, Aged 56

Date of Appointment: 12 April 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master in Business Administration, University of Missouri

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Shathiran started his career in 1989 and until 2012, he developed his career with several multinational companies namely Philips, Sara Lee Corporation, ICI Paints and Continental Sime Tyre. He held Human Resource leadership roles in these companies, mostly at Asia Pacific Regional level.

Switched his career exposure from multinational companies to Government-Linked Companies in 2012 by joining Permodalan Nasional Berhad, Petronas Lubricant International, RHB and later on Theme Attractions, Resorts and Hotels, a Khazanah Nasional Berhad entity.

Shathiran joined KPJ Healthcare Berhad in April 2021.


Regional Hospital Groupings and Regional CEOs

Northern Region - Roslan bin Ahmad

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 57

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master in Business Administration, Miami University, USA
• Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Minnesota, USA
• Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management, South Bank University London, UK

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Prior to joining KPJ in 1996, Roslan was with the Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board from 1988 where he served its London office until 1995. Currently he is the Regional CEO (Northern Region) of six hospitals, and a Board member of several support companies in the Group.

Central Region I - Dato' Mohd Farid bin Salim

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 56

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Fellowship of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA), United Kingdom
• Master of Business Administration International Business, University of East London in 2018
• Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management from South Bank University, London in 1997
• Leadership Development Program at Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom in 2011.
• Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
• Certified in Advanced JCorp Leadership Program
• Certified in INSEAD JCorp Executive Coaching Program

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Dato’ Mohamad Farid Bin Salim joined KPJ in 1994 and has held various positions in companies and hospitals within the KPJ Group. Currently he is the Regional CEO (Central Region I) of five hospitals, and a Board member of several support companies.

Central Region II - Maisarah binti Omar

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 52

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Bachelor in Accountancy, UPM (1992)
• Master in Healthcare Management, UTM (2010)
• Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Maisarah Binti Omar served Ernst and Young before she joined KPJ in 1996. She has held various positions in companies and hospitals within the KPJ Group and is currently the Regional CEO (Central Region II) of four hospitals.

Southern Region I - Asmadi bin Mohd Bakri

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 53

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
• Bachelor of Arts (Accounting and Finance) - South Bank University, London, UK
• Leadership Development for Corporate Excellence - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Asmadi joined the KPJ Group in 1997 as an accountant at KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital. He held various positions in several companies before his appointment as the Executive Director for Rumah Sakit Selasih, Padang, Indonesia in 2005. In 2009, he joined KPJ Perdana Specialist Hospital as its Chief Executive Officer before assuming a similar position at KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital in 2013. In 2018, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital before he went on to KPJ Bandar Dato’ Onn from 2019 until 2020. Since 2018, he served as the Executive Director for KPJ Johor, KPJ Kluang and KPJ Bandar Dato’ Onn. Currently he is the Regional CEO (Southern I) of the three hospitals.

Southern Region II - Khairun bin Ahmad @ Saliman

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 59

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master of Business Administration, Henley Management College (UK) – 2006
• Degree in Accountancy – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – 1988

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Khairun Bin Ahmad @ Saliman joined KPJ in 1994 and has held various positions in companies and hospitals within the KPJ Group. Currently he is the Regional CEO (Southern II) of four hospitals and a Board member of several support companies.

East Coast Region - Dr. Munirah binti Khudri

Group Operations Services
Malaysian, Aged 53

Date of Appointment: 1 February 2021

Academic/Professional Qualification/Membership(s):
• Master Of Business Administration Henley Management College (UK)
• Bachelor Of Medicine & Bachelor Of Surgery Universiti Malaya (UM)
• Certified Transformational Manager by IPMA UK

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Entity:
• Nil
Other Public Companies:
• Nil

Working Experience:
Dr. Munirah joined KPJ in 1997 and has held various positions in hospitals within the KPJ Group. Prior to joining KPJ, she was with Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Hospital Mentakab and Hospital Kuala Lumpur. She is currently the Regional CEO (East Coast Region) of two hospitals within KPJ.