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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Syed Ali Bin Syed Abbas Alhabshee

54 2008 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Kamarul Redzuan Bin Muhamed

40 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Sung Leong

38 Chief Financial Officer

Che Nazahatuhisamudin Bin Che Haron

41 2011 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Executive Director

Peter Knowles

56 2011 Senior Vice President - International Business, Executive Director

Azmi Bin Mahamad

41 2011 Senior Vice President - Strategic

Ahmad Yunus Bin Abdul Talib

47 2017 Managing Director, Executive Director

Rizal Bin Mohd Arifin

39 Senior General Manager - Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering Services

Sa'adiah Binti Omar

36 General Manager - Oilfield Manpower Services

Zaliza Bt Ahmad Zainuddin

41 Senior General Manager - Wireline Services

Robert Hulsbos

56 Senior General Manager - Laboratory Services

Hakimi Nashir

2011 General Manager - QHSE & Business Improvement

Zuraidi Yazli Tengku Yahaya

30 General Manager - Project Oilfield and Operation Services

Shew Meng Kang

Secretary

Fei San Seow

Secretary

Ikhlas bin Abdul Rahman

59 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ab Wahab bin Haji Ibrahim

64 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Abdullah Bin Karim

65 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Yahya bin Razali

62 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Zurainah binti Musa

54 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Syed Ali Bin Syed Abbas Alhabshee

Datuk Seri Syed Ali Bin Syed Abbas Alhabshee has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Uzma Berhad since May 21, 2008. He was awarded a Professional Diploma in Leadership and Mnagement by the New Zealand Institute of Management, New Zealand in 2003. He ventured into business in the early 1980s and held directorships in several private and public corporations involved in a diverse range of businesses. He holds directorship in C.I. Holdings Berhad and Asia Media Group Bhd. He also holds Chairmanships in Composites Technology Research Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a company which is controlled by the Ministry of Finance, Tanjung Offshore Berhad, a public listed company on the Main Board of Bursa Securities and Yayasan Pendidikan Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Kamarul Redzuan Bin Muhamed

Dato' Kamarul Redzuan Bin Muhamed has been Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of Uzma Berhad since May 21, 2008. He attended Colorado School of Mines. He graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering. He worked as a reservoir engineer on an integrated reservoir engineering study in the USA before returning to Malaysia where he joined Esso Production Malaysia Inc. (“EPMI”) as a Facilities Engineer. He worked on a number of offshore studies and projects gaining a grounding in offshore engineering. During this time, he started to develop a network of exploration and production contacts in Malaysia. Subsequently he joined Sedco Forex, an International Drilling Contractor as a graduate trainee, further expanding his offshore engineering knowledge. He later joined Smedvig Technologies Sdn Bhd, as a Technical Representative. He proved to be a natural entrepreneur and helped grow the company’s sales expediently. He was soon promoted above the incumbent expatriate sales personnel to become Business Development Manager for the Asian Division. During his tenure, he developed a relationship with PETRONAS and other profit sharing contractors and secured multimillion dollar contracts for Smedvig Technologies Sdn Bhd in Malaysia and the region. He is Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Sung Leong

Mr. Leong (Bong) Sung is Chief Financial Officer of Uzma Berhad. He graduated with a degree in Accounting from University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 1999 and obtained his professional qualification from the Chartered Accountant (Malaysia) and Certified Public Accountant (Malaysia) in 2002. Currently, he is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He played a role during Uzma pre-IPO days as its Corporate Finance Manager and was subsequently promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

Che Nazahatuhisamudin Bin Che Haron

Mr. Che Nazahatuhisamudin Bin Che Haron is Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing and Executive Director of Uzma Berhad. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Valparaiso University, Indiana in 1996. After graduation, he joined Scopetel (M) Sdn Bhd as a Project Engineer gaining four years handson offshore engineering and project management experience in this satellite communications company where he also assisted in business development. He joined AKK Management in 1999 as its General Manager and helped build the company into a trading and water treatment company. During his tenure at AKK Management, he had concluded contracts with various multinational companies. He also has been instrumental in forming formal and exclusive relationships with suppliers in the water treatment business. In 2003, having previously built AKK Management into a viable operation, he joined Uzma Malaysia to open up business for Uzma Malaysia in the Middle East.

Peter Knowles

Mr. Peter Angus Knowles is Senior Vice President for International Business and Executive Director of Uzma Berhad. He is a graduate from RGIT University in Aberdeen, Scotland. After graduation in 1978, he worked for an offshore engineering company before joining Southeastern Drilling Company (“Sedco”) as a graduate trainee. He worked on a number of international assignments in Korea, USA, Norway and the Middle East attaining the level of District Manager before Sedco was acquired by Schlumberger in 1984. He subsequently worked in a number of senior engineer roles. In 1989, he joined Prodrill Ltd, an Aberdeen-based drilling consultancy, and was seconded as Senior Drilling Engineer to Petroleum Development Oman and to Shell and Conoco Phillips and the United Kingdom for a total of 4 years before being posted to Malaysia as Engineering Manager in 1992. He was subsequently promoted to Regional Manager. In 1996, Prodrill was acquired by Smedvig Inc, a Norwegian drilling company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He was appointed Asian General Manager for their Smedvig Technologies division and led a period of expansion. He brings with him a total of 26 years hands-on international oilfield experience.

Azmi Bin Mahamad

Mr. Azmi Bin Mahamad is Senior Vice President - Strategic of Uzma Bhd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1994 and obtained Masters of Science in Engineering Business Systems (with Distinctions) from University of Coventry, UK. He has experience in oil and gas industries having worked for EPMI, Lundin Malaysia Limited (which later acquired by Talisman Malaysia Limited), and Talisman Energy Inc., Canada before joining Uzma on 1 March 2011.

Ahmad Yunus Bin Abdul Talib

Mr. Ahmad Yunus Bin Abdul Talib serves as Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company. He was General Manager and Managing Director - MECAS of Uzma Berhad. He holds Bachelor of Sciences in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin, USA. He has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and spent the first 13 years with ExxonMobil in various positions of increasing responsibility in the Operations Technical and Project Departments. Ahmad Yunus joined Uzma as General Manager for Production Optimisation & Operation Services and later led the acquisition of Malaysian Energy Chemical & Services Sdn. Bhd. which he was then seconded as a Managing Director. He also served as the Project Delivery Manager for the Tanjong Baram Risk Services Contract (RSC) Project and in 2016 he was entrusted to lead the conversion of a drilling jack-up for Uzma's Water Injection Facilities Project as a Project Director. Currently he is managing Uzma Production Solutions.

Rizal Bin Mohd Arifin

Mr. Rizal Bin Mohd Arifin is Senior General Manager of Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering Services of Uzma Bhd. He graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. His excellent capability with 13 years of experience in Sales & Marketing have brought his previous company, ROXAR, in securing big projects with PETRONAS. He joined Uzma in June 2011 and now leads the GPE Services.

Sa'adiah Binti Omar

Ms. Sa'adiah Binti Omar is General Manager - Oilfield Manpower Services of Uzma Bhd. She graduated from University of Malaya in Executive Diploma in Human Resources. She began her career with numerous construction companies before joining Uzma in 2008 as Operation Executive. Having contributed much to the growth of Oilfield Manpower department, she was later promoted as General Manager, Oilfield Manpower Services.

Zaliza Bt Ahmad Zainuddin

Ms. Zaliza Bt Ahmad Zainuddin is Senior General Manager - Wireline Services of Uzma Berhad. She graduated from University of Malaya in Chemical Engineering. She has experience in Wireline services spanning from Australia and Indonesia before returned to Malaysia to take up the role of Wireline Customer Support for PETRONAS and eventually promoted to OFS Base Manager for the West Malaysia Operations before joining Uzma on 11 May 2009.

Robert Hulsbos

Drs. Robert Eise Hulsbos is Senior General Manager of Laboratory Services of Uzma Berhad. He gained his BSc and MSc degrees in Geology from the Free University in Amsterdam. He has experience in laboratory services and regional basin studies having worked in the oil and gas industry for over 25 years in countries like Libya, Indonesia, Malaysia and United Kingdom.

Hakimi Nashir

Zuraidi Yazli Tengku Yahaya

Tengku Zuraidi Yazli Tengku Yahaya is General Manager of Project Oilfield and Operation Services of Uzma Bhd. He graduated from Universiti Teknologi Petronas in Mechanical Engineering (majoring in Petroleum Engineering). He worked as Drilling Engineer at PETRONAS before he joined Uzma as a Sales Engineer- Drilling Service. He took the challenges for the Account Manager & Sales Manager position before he was later promoted to the current position as General Manager, Project Oilfield & Operation Services. A young leader with great capabilities and energy, balanced skills between technical and commercial, have brought him to this capacity of responsibility.

Shew Meng Kang

Fei San Seow

Ikhlas bin Abdul Rahman

Encik Ikhlas bin Abdul Rahman serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He holds Bachelor of Technology in Production Engineering & Management (1980), Cascelloid Award for Best Project Final Year, Loughborough University of Technology, England. He has over 36 years of experience in design engineering, HSE, operations, project management, planning, business development, management and marketing experience in the oil and gas industry. Ikhlas has held many positions in the PETRONAS organisation from the Upstream to Downstream marketing. He has developed in-depth project management experiences especially in the field of small offshore field development and Floating Storage and Offloading / Floating Production, Storage and Offloading ("FSO/FPSO") projects. His recent experiences have primarily focus on managing business unit/portfolios both internationally and domestic.

Ab Wahab bin Haji Ibrahim

Dato' Dr. Haji Ab Wahab bin Haji Ibrahim has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Uzma Berhad since May 26, 2011. He is a Chartered Accountant and also a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He holds a Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Accounting from Universiti Teknologi MARARA and his experience spans over 27 years in the area of finance and accounting. He began his career in the Corporate Finance Division at PETRONAS in 1978 and later assumed the role of Finance Manager for PETRONAS Gas Berhad (PGB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS. He was also appointed as Joint Company Secretray and was a Member of the Management Committee for PGB. Following the implementation of the listing of PETRONAS Gas Berhad, he was further reassigned as Head of the Finance and IT Division of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Technical Services Sdn Bhd, another subsidiary of PETRONAS in 1996, a position he held until 2004. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Irish International University, Ireland in 2007. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Alam Maritime Resources Berhad and Tanjung Offshore Berhad. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Abdullah Bin Karim

Datuk Abdullah Bin Karim has been Non-Executive Independent Director at Uzma Berhad since August 25, 2016. He holds Bachelor of Sciences in Mechanical Engineering from University of Western Australia and Diploma in Gas Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He was the Vice President & Venture Director, LNG Projects-Domestic, Global LNG, Upstream from July 2012. Datuk Abdullah joined PETRONAS in 1977 and has over 39 years experiences in the oil and gas industry, having served as Project Engineer (1981) and General Manager, Engineering Division (1991) in PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. responsible for petroleum engineering, drilling and facilities development in new oil and gas fields. He became the Executive Assistant to the President of PETRONAS in 1994, after which he was appointed Managing Director/CEO of OGP Technical Services Sdn. Bhd., a project management consultancy company from 1995 to 1999. In 1999, he assumed the position of Managing Director/CEO of Malaysia LNG Group of Companies, responsible for construction of MLNG 3 plant, marketing and operations of PETRONAS LNG Complex in Bintulu before his appointment as Vice President, Exploration & Production Business in 2004. In March 2007, he assumed the position of Vice President PETRONAS and MD/CEO of PETRONAS Carigali, a wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS involved in the exploration, development and production in Malaysia as well as in 23 countries worldwide. In July 2010, Datuk Abdullah was appointed as the President, PETRONAS Carigali, and VP/CEO of PETRONAS Development & Production.

Yahya bin Razali

Mr. Yahya Bin Razali serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Uzma Bhd since February 19, 2014. He is a Certified Financial Planner. He has worked with Selangor Economic Development Officer of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Malaysia (1977-1979), as Financial Analyst of United State Leasing Corporation, San Francisco, USA (1984-1986), as Associate Consultant of Alexander Proudfoot Productivity Consultant Pte. Ltd., Singapore (1986-1988) and as Investment Manager / Executive Director of Selangor Foundation / Grand United Holding Berhad (1989-October 1993). He serves as Associate Director / Fund Manager of SJ Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. / Spectrum Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. since 1994. He has served on the Board of Nakamichi Corporation Berhad and NetX Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Ariantec Global Berhad).

Zurainah binti Musa

Dato' Zurainah binti Musa serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Uzma Berhad since May 13, 2015. She holds diploma in Human Resources Management from University of Newcastle, Occupational Health and Safety from University of New South Wales and Secretarial Science from MARA Institute of Technology. She started work in 1983 working in senior capacities for several organisations, locally and internationally. She has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Development and Human Relationship Management. Her experience includes inter-alia, designing, developing, managing, organising and conducting trainings of programs, seminars and courses, as well as the provision of consulting services relating to the various aspects of human resource development and management for organisations in Malaysia, Australia, United States of America, Indonesia and the Middle East. Currently, she is an Executive Director of Berjaya Corporation Berhad and Berjaya Times Square Sdn Bhd. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Berjaya Food Berhad. She is a Director of Tioman Island Resort Berhad.