Board of Directors
Tan Sri Nik Mohamed Bin Nik Yaacob
Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director
Tan Sri Nik, 67, a Malaysian, is the Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as a member of the Board on 16 May 2013 and was designated as the Chairman of the Board on 31 May 2013.
Tan Sri Nik holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, a B.E.(Hons) Degree from Monash University and a Masters in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard University in the United States.
He served as the Group Chief Executive of Sime Darby Berhad from 1993 until his retirement in June 2004. He was also the Chairman of the Advisory Council of National Science Centre and Chairman of the Board of UITM and served as a member of the INSEAD East Asian Council, National Council for Scientific Research and Development, Co-ordinating Council for the Public-Private Sectors in the Agricultural Sector, National Coordinating Committee on emerging Multilateral Trade Issues and the Industrial Coordinating Council.
He was a representative for Malaysia in the Apec Business Advisory Council and the Asia-Europe Business Forum. The other Malaysian public companies in which he is a Director are Scomi Group Bhd, GuocoLand (Malaysia) Berhad and Symphony Life Berhad. Tan Sri Nik Mohamed is also an Executive Director of Yayasan Kepimpinan Perdana (Perdana Leadership Foundation).
Tan Sri Nik is the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board.