Philip K.O. Kunjappy (Chairman)
Philip, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board on 8 March 2011. He joined Sime Darby
Berhad as Executive Vice President of Group Corporate Services on 1 October 2010.
He is responsible for managing the legal, procurement and sustainability quality
management functions as well as the commodity trading and marketing activities including
the non-core business operations of the Group. He began his career with Attlee,
Edge & Lambert in Birmingham, UK and subsequently joined Price Waterhouse, Kuala
Lumpur in 1983. He also served as Finance Manager in Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd, Finance
Director in Island & Peninsular Bhd and Senior Executive Director, Oils & Fats Subsidiaries
in Felda Holdings Bhd prior to joining the Sime Darby Berhad Group on 1 October
2010. Philip is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and
Wales and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysian
Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Taxation.
Alan Hamzah Sendut
Alan Hamzah, a Malaysian was appointed to the Board on 8 March 2011. He is the Group
Head - Strategy & Business Development of Sime Darby Berhad. He oversees the Corporate
Finance, Value Management & Investor Relations, Corporate Planning & Budgeting,
Capital Management, Merger & Acquisition and Special Projects departments. Alan
began his career with Price Waterhouse, London and had worked with several multinational
companies in Malaysia before joining Kumpulan Sime Darby Berhad (KSDB) in 1996.
He has held various senior financial positions within the KSDB Group, amongst them
Finance Director of Tractors Malaysia Holdings Berhad and Finance Director of Consolidated
Plantations Berhad. He was the Global Operations Manager, Payment Services for BHP
Billiton Malaysia prior to his present appointment. Alan holds a Bachelor of Science
(Hons) degree in Accountancy and Computer Science from the University of Wales,
United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants
in England and Wales) by profession and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of
Abdul Aziz Zainal Abidin
Abdul Aziz has over 25 years of experience in the Malaysian insurance and reinsurance
industry and has held various senior positions at various companies, including Tokio
Marine and Fire Insurance, the Pernas group (insurance broking – retail and reinsurance)
and Asia Capital Reinsurance Malaysia (reinsurer) - Khazanah link company.
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