Board of Directors


Dato' Mohammed Azlan Hashim

Executive Chairman (Non-Independent)

Dato’ Mohd Azlan Hashim was appointed to the Board of M&G as Non-Executive Director on 4 June 2008 and was subsequently appointed as Executive Chairman on 24 June 2008. A Chartered Accountant by profession, he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University, Australia. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia, member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Fellow Member of Malaysian Institute of Directors, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Honorary Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia. He has extensive experience in the corporate sector including financial services and investments. Among others, he has served as Chief Executive of Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad, Group Managing Director of Amanah Capital Malaysia Berhad and Executive Chairman of Bursa Malaysia Berhad Group.

Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M Hashim

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman (Independent)
Chairman, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M Hashim was appointed to the Board of M&G as NonExecutive Deputy Chairman on 10 June 2002. A Member of Australian Institute of Bankers with more than 39 years of experience in the banking industry. Joined Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad in 1964 and served in various capacities including secondments to the Bank’s branches in London, Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore.

In 1994, was appointed as Executive Director / Deputy Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad until his retirement in June 1999. In the same month in 1999, was appointed as Chairman of MBf Finance Berhad by Bank Negara Malaysia as its nominee until January 2002 when the finance company was sold to ArabMalaysian Group.


Dato’ Abdul Hamid bin Sh. Mohamed

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Dato’ Abdul Hamid bin Sh. Mohamed was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent Non-Executive Director on 18 August 2008. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. A graduate of the Emile Woolf School of Accountacy, London he began his career as Officer in the Corporate Banking department in Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad in1989 and rose to the position of Manager. In 1994, he joined Amanah Capital Malaysia Berhad (formerly known as Komplek Kewangan Malaysia Berhad) as Senior Manager Corporate Planning, heading the newly created Corporate Planning department under the Corporate Services division and promoted to Assistant General Manager, Corporate Planning in 1997 and to Head of Corporate Services division in January 1998. He joined Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia) in May 1998 as Senior Vice President in charge of Strategic Planning & International Affairs division and was promoted to Deputy President (Strategy & Development) in 2002. He was re-designated as Chief Financial Officer in 2003. Currently he serves as the Executive Director of Symphony House Berhad.

Dato’ Harun bin Md Idris

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Dato’ Harun bin Md Idris was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent NonExecutive Director on 12 August 2009. Graduate of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia with Diploma of Police Science, Dato' Harun joined the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) on 1 June 1970 as a Probationary Inspector. He served the RMP for 39 years and retired on 9 April 2009 with the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP). His last post was as the Deputy Director 1, Special Branch.

In his long and distinguished career with the RMP, Dato’ Harun had served in various capacity including as the head of Special Branch of Perak, Kedah and Sarawak.

Dato’ Haji Razali bin Mohd Yusof

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Risk Management Committee

Dato’ Haji Razali bin Mohd Yusof was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015.

Dato’ Haji Razali Bin Mohd Yusof graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mining Enginerring and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from University of Missouri in 1984. He has held various key positions in a number of private and multinational companies in Malaysia. Dato' Haji Razali brings with him over 25 years' experience in the mining and oil & gas industry, having held many roles ranging from developing businesses, managing critical projects, organizational development and providing advisory and consultancy services.


Tai Keat Chai

Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman, Audit Committee
Chairman, Risk Management Committee

Tai Keat Chai was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent Non-Executive Director on 18 August 2008. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He began his career with KPMG in London in 1977 and a year later joined Price Waterhouse (now known as PwC) in Kuala Lumpur. In 1981, he joined Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad (now known as Alliance Investment Bank Berhad) where he worked for seven years. In 1990, he ventured into the stockbroking industry and has worked in SJ Securities Sdn Bhd, JB Securities Sdn Bhd (now known as A.A.Anthony Securities Sdn Bhd) and BBMB Securities Sdn Bhd (now known as ECM Libra Investment Bank Berhad) as General Manager, Director and dealer’s representative respectively. Currently he is a Director of Fiscal Corporate Services Sdn Bhd.

Nik Abdul Malik bin Nik Mohd Amin

Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Risk Management Committee

Nik Abdul Malik bin Nik Mohd Amin was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent Non-Executive Director on 24 February 2009. He graduated from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom with Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering. He is a graduate member of The Institute of Engineers Malaysia and Board of Engineers Malaysia. He started his career as Project Engineer with FAO/United Nations Development Programme in 1981 in pilot project collaboration with the Drainage and Irrigation Department of Terengganu Darul Iman (“DID Terengganu”). He subsequently joined DID Terengganu in 1983 as District Engineer, and was subsequently promoted to Planning and Design Engineer in 1984. Between 1986 and 1989, he served as Project Engineer and Executive Director in two private construction companies, before assuming his current position as Managing Director of ND Group of companies, an established property developer and Class A contractor.