Board of Directors

Dato' Mohammed Azlan Hashim

Non-Independent Executive Chairman

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 and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators . 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.

Tn. Hj. Abdul Rahman bin Ali

Non-Independent Executive Director

Haji Abdul Rahman was appointed to the Board of Jasa Merin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd on 12 April 2006 and is currently its Executive Vice Chairman. He provides strategic business direction for Jasa Merin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Jasa Merin (Labuan) Plc., which are primarily involved in the provision of Offshore Support Vessel services and Oil & Chemical tankers, serving the Upstream and Downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. Haji Rahman has over 40-years business experience in the construction industry having ventured into the construction business in the early 1980s. He is a major shareholder in a construction and property development company, Daya Prestasi Sdn Bhd. Between 1991 to 1997, he also served on the Board of several companies involved in shipping and marine related businesses. He also has more than 30-years business experience in the ship maintenance and ship repair sector via his company Focus Marine Sdn Bhd, which mainly serves the Offshore Support Vessels industry. In 2006, he led the management buyout (MBO) of 70% equity interest in Jasa Merin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd via AQL Aman Sdn Bhd, which was later injected into Marine & General Holdings Berhad in 2009.

Tai Keat Chai

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

Non-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.

Shariffuddin bin Khalid

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

Encik Shariffuddin bin Khalid, has over 30 years’ experience in the banking and corporate sector, including experiences with Bank Negara Malaysia and Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad. He is a trained and qualified chartered management accountant and has served in key positions in the corporate services, business development, corporate communication and human resource functions. En Shariffuddin was part of the pioneer management team tasked with establishing Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (the national asset management company) that helped avert the collapse of Malaysia’s banking system during the 1998 Asian financial crisis. He served as Danaharta’s General Manager for Communications and Human Resource from its establishment till it ceased operations in 2005 (having completed its mission successfully). More recently, he served Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) for nearly 10 years – firstly as the pioneer Director of the Malaysian International Islamic Financial Center department and then as the Director of Strategic Communications reporting directly to the BNM Governor.

Datin Shelina Razaly Wahi

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

Datin Shelina was appointed to the Board of Directors of Marine & General Berhad on 1st August 2019. Datin Shelina is a graduate from the University of Bristol. She completed her Bar Vocational course at Lincoln’s Inn, London in 1996 and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1998.

Datin Shelina Razaly Wahi began her legal career as a litigation lawyer, then moved in-house as corporate counsel with a large multinational O&G company, followed by stints at a leading media, content & consumer service provider, a start-up airline and and F&B start up, before returning to corporate legal practice.In addition to being a corporate lawyer specializing in the aviation and aerospace sectors, Datin Shelina is currently the founding Secretary of the Malaysia Aerospace Industry Association and assists member companies in their engagements with Government agencies, banks and other industry shareholders.

Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohd Jamil

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

Kamarul Ariffin Mohd Jamil was appointed to the Board of M&G as Independent Non Executive Director on 1 November 2020. He is a member of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers with more than 17 years of experience in the banking industry in various capacity culminating in his last appointment as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Affin Bank Berhad. He is currently holding the position of Chairman of Fullrich Malaysia Sdn Bhd, an E-Wallet company operating under the E-Money licence of Bank Negara Malaysia.
Kamarul’s prior experience includes the oil and gas industry where he served in both the downstream business in Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd as well as the upstream business in Trenergy Malaysia Berhad. He also spent five years in Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad, the National Asset Management Company.
Kamarul is a graduate of University of Cambridge where he studied Economics.