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Dialog Group Bhd (DIAL.KL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Boon Keat Ngau

68 2009 Executive Chairman of the Board

Zainab Binti Mohd Salleh

50 2007 Group Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary, Director

Yoshiyuki Hiraoka

2009 Managing Director - OTEC Pte Ltd

Jeffrey Perera

2008 Managing Director - ePetrol Group of companies

Mustaffa Kamal Bin Abu Bakar

51 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Jenny Chok

2012 Head - Group Legal

Richard Ellis

2014 Managing Director - Fitzroy Engineering, New Zealand

Li Tao

Managing Director - Dialog Offshore Engineering Sdn Bhd

Andy Copland

1995 General Manager - Dialog Services Pty Ltd, Australia

Ahmad Ismail

General Manager for Upstream, Specialist Products and Services

Tirin Tongpatanakul

General Manager for Dialog Systems (Thailand) Ltd

Eng Kar Chew

57 2007 Director - Corporate Services

Jessie Ku

2007 Head - Human Resources

A. Bakar A. Wahab

2011 Business Development Director - Upstream Business

Suhaimi Abdul Manaf

2012 Senior Manager - Business Development (New Ventures) Dialog Services Sdn Bhd.

Shahruddin Ahmad

2012 Head - New Ventures

George Bell

Director of Engineering in Upstream Business

Mohamed Khalzani Bin Mohamed Saffian

2015 Head - Group Logistics

Chee Ken Chong

2004 Country Manager - Indonesia

Chong Wooi Chong

1986 Executive Director - Major Projects

Min Fang

2009 Country Manager - China

Hiok Boon Heng

2010 Head - Upstream Business

Soon Lip Heng

2002 Head - Plant Services

Kam Yong Ho

47 2015 Head - Retail Petroleum and ePetrol Commercial

Andrew Lai

2014 Executive Director - Pacific Advance Composites Sdn Bhd

Wei Yuan Loke

2007 Acting Head - Fabrication

Ah Wei Loy

2014 Director - Special Function for Singapore operations

Suhaimi Mohamed

2009 Director - East Coast Region, Director - Dialog Services Sdn Bhd.

Abdul Rashid Mohd Yusoff

2016 Senior Manager of Finance – Upstream

Mike Newman

Director - Petroleum Engineering in Upstream Business

Chong Wah Ng

Director - Corporate Planning

Hj Abdul Rahim

Head - Government Relations

Baskaran Subramaniam

2014 Head - Group Security

Lek Lek Tan

2014 Director - Operations in Engineering and Construction

Lip Leong Tan

2007 Head - Engineering

Ngee Meng Tan

Country Manager - Saudi Arabia

Steven Teow Yee

Country Manager - Singapore and U.A.E

John Thornton

2015 Director - Operations Excellence, Head - Risk Management & Head - Internal Audit

Rokmanhili Zakaria

1998 Senior Manager - Business Development/Client Representative

Shahimi Zakaria

2008 Director for Plant Maintenance and Fabrication

Siew Kim Chay

2007 Joint Company Secretary

Hooi Mooi Lim

Joint Company Secretary

Yew Kai Chan

62 2014 Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Ja'afar Bin Rihan

47 2010 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Kamariyah Binti Hamdan

64 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Siti Khairon Binti Shariff

60 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chong Peng Oh

72 2009 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Boon Keat Ngau

Tan Sri Dr. Ngau Boon Keat has been re-designated as Executive Chairman of Dialog Group Bhd. He is the co-founder and major shareholder of DIALOG and has been with the Group since 1984. He was appointed to the DIALOG Board on 2 January 1990 and is currently the Executive Chairman of DIALOG, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, ESOS Committee and Risk Management Committee. He is a board member of Centralised Terminals Sdn Bhd, Pengerang Independent Terminals Sdn Bhd and BC Petroleum Sdn Bhd. He is also the founder and trustee of MyKasih Foundation, and director of International Conference & Exhibition Professionals. He is a Board member of Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad since 2012 and a member of the East Coast Economic Region Development Council since 2014. He holds a Bachelor Degree (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering and an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and the Institution of Engineers, Singapore. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.

Zainab Binti Mohd Salleh

Ms. Zainab Binti Mohd Salleh is Group Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary, Director of Dialog Group Bhd. Since 15 May 2007. She is a member of the Risk Management Committee and also the Secretary of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and ESOS Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from University of New South Wales, Australia and is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She joined DIALOG in 1995 as Accountant and was later promoted to Group Financial Controller and Joint Company Secretary. She has over 26 years of working experience in auditing and financial management. She was formerly with Price Waterhouse (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) and other companies responsible for financial and cost management accounting.

Yoshiyuki Hiraoka

Mr. Yoshiyuki Hiraoka is Managing Director - OTEC Pte Ltd of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. He has over 44 years of working experience in engineering design of petrochemical storage facilities which include LPG, VCM and Butadiene distribution facilities including project management and shop fabrication of vessels and tanks in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Jeffrey Perera

Mr. Jeffrey Gerard Perera is Managing Director - ePetrol Group of companies of Dialog Group Bhd. He oversees the development and commercialisation of integrated payment technology, systems, services and solutions, especially those related to MyKad use. He holds a Diploma in Banking Studies from the Institute of Bankers, London and has 29 years working experience with HSBC Malaysia, where his last posting was as Head of Card Business. Prior to joining DIALOG, he ran his own consulting practice after serving as Visa International’s Country Manager for Malaysia, Brunei and Guam for 4 years.

Mustaffa Kamal Bin Abu Bakar

Mr. Mustaffa Kamal Bin Abu Bakar serves as Chief Operating Officer of Dialog Group Berhad., since October 13, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Nevada-Reno University, USA. He has more than 28 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. He was formerly with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd for 5 years and with other oil and gas related companies in design consultancy, construction and fabrication, and maintenance & specialised services.

Jenny Chok

Ms. Jenny Chok is Head - Group Legal of the company. She obtained her Bachelor in Law degree from the University of London, UK. She completed the English Bar examinations and is a member of Grays’ Inn, UK. She commenced her career in the legal education line as an academic, teaching various law courses, as well as managing a counselling office for legal education. She then practiced as an Advocate and Solicitor with the law firm of Messrs Shearn Delamore & Co, focusing on corporate and commercial law work. Prior to joining DIALOG, she was Head of Group Legal for an oil and gas service provider with other diversified activities, listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. She has over 22 years of working experience.

Richard Ellis

Mr. Richard Ellis is Managing Director - of Fitzroy Engineering, New Zealand., a subsidiary of Dialog Group Bhd. He is also the Chief Executive Officer, Fabrication and has over 20 years of working experience. He holds a Bachelor of Technology Mastering in Engineering and Automation. He has 11 years working experience in the automated technology industry assisting the company to establish itself as an international leader in the field. He has extensive experience in project management, contract negotiation and global market.

Li Tao

Mr. Li Tao is Managing Director - Dialog Offshore Engineering Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the company. He holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering Degree from Louisiana Tech University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas, USA. He has more than 24 years of working experience in the offshore upstream industry. He was involved in the engineering design, offshore construction, and project management ranging from fixed platform, deepwater development, and subsea. Geographical experience includes USA Gulf of Mexico, South America, Mediterranean, West Africa, and Asia. Prior to joining DIALOG, he served as Senior VP of Upstream Operation – Malaysia at Foster Wheeler Inc. and worked for Houston based OPE Inc in the capacity of department manager, project manager, engineering manager, and country manager.

Andy Copland

Mr. Andy Copland is General Manager - Dialog Services Pty Ltd, Australia of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds extensive inspection qualifications, a Certificate of Quality Assurance from New Zealand and is a Lead Quality Systems Auditor. He has over 29 years of worldwide working experience in a variety of roles in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Ahmad Ismail

Mr. Ahmad Idzhar Ismail is General Manager for Upstream, Specialist Products and Services of the company. He holds a Bachelor Degree with Honours in Marketing with Accounting from Middlesex University London, England. His responsibilities include overseeing the business operations and development of new business as well as increasing coverage of products and services throughout the region. He has more than 16 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Tirin Tongpatanakul

Mr. Tirin Tongpatanakul is General Manager for Dialog Systems (Thailand) Ltd, a subsidiary of the company. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, University of London and has more than 15 years working experience. He is currently responsible for overseeing business operations in Thailand.

Eng Kar Chew

Mr. Chew Eng Kar is Director - Corporate Services and Executive Director of Dialog Group Bhd. He was appointed to the DIALOG Board on 24 February 1998. He is also a member of the Risk Management Committee. He holds a professional qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and is also a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has been with DIALOG since 1992, where he joined as the Group Finance Manager and was later promoted to General Manager, Group Finance before his appointment to the Board. He has more than 30 years of working experience in corporate and financial management.

Jessie Ku

Ms. Jessie Ku is Head - Human Resources of Dialog Group Bhd. She holds a Diploma in Personnel Management and is a ICF-ACSTH Certified Associate Coach. She leads the HR Division to provide a full spectrum of HR functions and ensures its operational efficiency as well as driving development and implementing HR initiatives and programmes across the organisation. She has over 32 years of working experience in several multi-national companies within the manufacturing, consultancy and professional services sector.

A. Bakar A. Wahab

Mr. A. Bakar A. Wahab is Business Development Director - Upstream Business of Dialog Group Bhd. He focuses primarily on the marginal field development. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Hons (Electrical) from Universiti Teknologi MARA. He has almost 33 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry in various sectors including construction, fabrication, offshore installation, hook up and commissioning, onshore pipeline installation and mature fields optimisation. He was formerly with PETRONAS, PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd and also other oil and gas companies.

Suhaimi Abdul Manaf

Mr. Suhaimi Abdul Manaf is Senior Manager - Business Development (New Ventures) Dialog Services Sdn Bhd. of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Study from University College, Cardiff, UK and Advanced Diploma in Gas Engineering from Institute Of Gas Technology, Chicago, USA. He has close to 33 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry in various sectors including operation, maintenance, commissioning and start-up of gas, methanol and LNG plant facilities. He was formerly with PETRONAS and his last position was Head of Business Development for PETRONAS Gas Business.

Shahruddin Ahmad

Mr. Shahruddin Ahmad is Head - New Ventures of the company. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from University of Arkansas and Master of Business Administration Degree from Mississippi State University, USA. He is currently involved in DIALOG’s ventures in the tank terminals business. He has more than 27 years of working experience including more than 3 years with a leading local banking institution, and about 20 years with Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. where he held various senior positions. Prior to joining DIALOG, he was the General Manager of the Tank Terminal Division at MISC Berhad for 2 years.

George Bell

Mr. George Bell is Director - Engineering in Upstream Business, a subsidiary of the company. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He has more than 42 years of experience, of which he was with Shell International for 25 years where he worked on major projects worldwide, holding a variety of technical, project and senior management positions.

Mohamed Khalzani Bin Mohamed Saffian

Mr. Mohamed Khalzani Bin Mohamed Saffian serves as Head - Group Logistics of Dialog Group Berhad., since 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration majoring in Marketing and Management Information System from Eastern Washington University, United States of America. Prior to joining DIALOG, he served in MISC as Vice President, Chemical Business for 6 years overseeing chemical shipping and tank terminal joint ventures. He had also served in Shell Group of Companies for 17 years in various fields including Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Customer Service, New Market Entry, Business Development and Oil Trading. Mohamed Khalzani also sits as a board member in joint venture companies within DIALOG Group.

Chee Ken Chong

Mr. Chong Chee Ken is Country Manager - Indonesia of Dialog Group Bhd. He joined DIALOG in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Chemical Engineering from University of Technology Malaysia. He is responsible for overseeing the business operations as well as to increase coverage of the Indonesia market while maintaining good relationship with the existing clients. He has more than 15 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Chong Wooi Chong

Mr. Chong Chong Wooi is Executive Director - Major Projects of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Aston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is responsible for the development of Pengerang project which involves reclamation, dredging, jetty and storage tanks construction. He has over 32 years of working experience in engineering, construction and project management in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Min Fang

Mr. Fang Min is Country Manager - China of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Geology from Jianghan Petroleum Institute, Hubei, China and a Master Degree in Economics from University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China. He has more than 21 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. He was formerly with CNOOC, Halliburton, Wood Mackenzie and ION in Beijing, China.

Hiok Boon Heng

Mr. Heng Hiok Boon is Head - Upstream Business of Dialog Group Bhd. He joined DIALOG in 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Minerals Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. His current responsibilities include identification and assessment of new upstream opportunities in marginal and mature fields. He has more than 34 years of working experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. He was formerly with Shell Malaysia Exploration & Production Company and had been assigned to various roles in petroleum engineering.

Soon Lip Heng

Mr. Soon Lip Heng is Head - Plant Services of the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree to in Civil and Structural Engineering from National University of Singapore and is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He leads and oversees the business development and operations of plant maintenance and catalyst handling services. He has over 27 years of working experience in engineering design, project management and specialist services in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. He was formerly with the Sembawang Group and Brown & Root for 6 years and 3 years, respectively in Singapore.

Kam Yong Ho

Ms. Ho (Evelyn) Kam Yong is Head - Retail Petroleum and ePetrol Commercial of the Company. She was Head - Risks Management, Retail Petroleum, Corporate Communication and ePetrol Commercial of Dialog Group Bhd. She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor Degree in Corporate Finance from University of North Texas, U.S.A. She has more than 23 years of working experience in the development of macro strategies and risk management. Prior to joining DIALOG, she was a Strategic Planning Manager for the Hong Leong Group Malaysia assisting the Executive Chairman in the development of macro strategies to ensure future implications of all decisions are taken into consideration covering all the risk factors.

Andrew Lai

Mr. Andrew Lai is Executive Director - Pacific Advance Composites Sdn Bhd of Dialog Group Bhd. He is responsible for the business strategy and development of our locally-manufactured FIBERBOND® FRP Piping system as well as specialty products and services covering Asia and Australia regions. He has 33 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Wei Yuan Loke

Mr. Wei Yuan Loke is Acting Head - Fabrication of the Dialog Group Berhad. He has been with DIALOG since 2007. He holds a Certificate in Materials Engineering and Executive Diploma in Engineering Business Management (Project Management) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College and University Technology Malaysia respectively. He has also completed the Executive Master in Business Project management (EMBPM) program at the Asia e-University. He has close to 20 years of working experience in the Engineering and Fabrication industry.

Ah Wei Loy

Mr. Loy Ah Wei is Director - Special Function for Singapore operations of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Engineer and is also registered with the Singapore Professional Engineers’ Board. He has over 43 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry and was formerly with Mobil and Western Geophysical for 3 years and 5 years, respectively.

Suhaimi Mohamed

Mr. Suhaimi Mohamed is Director - East Coast Region and Director - Dialog Services Sdn Bhd of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Tennessee, USA. He is responsible for identifying new business opportunities as well as maintaining good relationship with clients in the East Coast Region. He has more than 28 years of working experience in plant turnaround and maintenance work and was formerly with PETRONAS. He joined DIALOG in 1997.

Abdul Rashid Mohd Yusoff

Mr. Abdul Rashid Mohd Yusoff is Senior Manager of Finance – Upstream of the Company. He also doubles up as the Senior Manager of Corporate Planning and Development – Upstream where he provides overall corporate management assistance to DIALOG’s upstream division. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accountancy from the University of South Australia, Adelaide. He has over 25 years of working experience in the oil and gas industry. He was formerly with Shell Malaysia, Petrofield and MMC prior to joining DIALOG.

Mike Newman

Mr. Mike Newman is Director - Petroleum Engineering in Upstream Business subsidiary of the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering & Fuel Technology from Sheffield University, United Kingdom. He has more than 42 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has acquired extensive reservoir engineering, field development and project management skills during his lengthy career with Shell International where he held a variety of technical and senior management positions. His global experience spans Europe, Africa, South America, Middle East and South East Asia, and includes some 8 years working for Shell in East Malaysia.

Chong Wah Ng

Mr. Ng Chong Wah is Director - Corporate Planning of Dialog Group Bhd. He graduated from the University of Malaya in 1974 with a Degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked in Singapore Petroleum Company (Refinery) for two years before he joined PETRONAS in 1976. He worked for 28 years with PETRONAS and has experience spanned from technical, commercial, marketing, business development, business planning, business evaluation and acquisition, corporate planning, international to senior management before he retired in 2003.

Hj Abdul Rahim

Dato' Capt. Hj Abdul Rahim is Head - Government Relations of the company. He is also the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of Pengerang Marine Operations Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the DIALOG Group. He holds a Masters FG (RMIT Australia), Post Graduate Diploma in Ports and Shipping Administration (IMTA, Holland), MBA (Ohio, USA), 2nd Officer FG (LBS, India) and an Extra-First Class Pre-Sea (PMA, Pakistan). He is also an Unrestricted Class Honour Pilot, was with MISC for 9 years, served Klang Port Authority (13 years) and Penang Port Commission (9 years) as Assistant General Manager and Chief Executive Officer/General Manager respectively before being a Special Maritime Advisor at the Ministry of Transport for 4 years.

Baskaran Subramaniam

Mr. Baskaran Subramaniam is Head - Group Security of the Company. He is responsible for directing and overseeing security efforts across DIALOG Group as well as managing the development and implementation of security policies & procedures, identifying security initiatives and standards, guidelines and procedures across all locations in the organisation to promote and enforce safety measures. He was formerly with Perdana ParkCity overseeing the residential and commercial security within their township. He brings along with him, more than 10 years of working experience in security.

Lek Lek Tan

Mr. Tan Lek Lek is Director - Operations in Engineering and Construction of Dialog Group Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree with Honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Malaya. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and the Institution of Engineers, Singapore and a Registered Professional Engineer in Malaysia and Singapore. He has more than 38 years of multi-discipline working experience in construction, commissioning and maintenance of onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities, petrochemical plants, water and waste water treatment plants, both locally and overseas.

Lip Leong Tan

Mr. Tan Lip Leong is Head - Engineering of Dialog Group Bhd. He joined DIALOG in 2007 and is the Head of Engineering and Construction. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya and is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers. Prior to joining DIALOG, he was a partner in an engineering consultant firm heading the Oil and Gas Department. He has more than 28 years of working experience in engineering and design for the oil and gas and power generation facilities. He has actively participated in the engineering and construction of Oil Refineries, Gas Processing Plants, Ethylene/Polyethylene Plants, Butanol Plant and LNG plant facilities.

Ngee Meng Tan

Mr. Tan Ngee Meng is Country Manager - Saudi Arabia of Dialog Group Bhd. He oversees the business operations in that region which consist of specialised industrial services, minor projects, equipment support services and trading services as well as logistic services of a supply base located in the Jubail Commercial Port that serves the offshore oil & gas industry in the Arabian Gulf Region. He has 22 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia.

Steven Teow Yee

Mr. Steven Teow Yee is Country Manager - Singapore and U.A.E of the company. He joined DIALOG in 2004 and is currently the Country Manager of Singapore and U.A.E. He holds an Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (United Kingdom). He has 17 years of working experience in the sales and marketing of specialist products and services.

John Thornton

Mr. John Henry Thornton is Director - Operations Excellence, Head - Risk Management & Head - Internal Audit of the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom, and has 35 years of working experience in downstream oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66, including 3 years as Refinery Manager in United Kingdom and 6 years as President, Malaysia Downstream. During his career he has gained extensive experience in refining and petrochemicals engineering, projects, strategy, planning, management, and operations and maintenance.

Rokmanhili Zakaria

Mr. Rokmanhili Zakaria is Senior Manager - Business Development/Client Representative of Dialog Group Bhd. He joined DIALOG in 1998 and is the Senior Manager, Business Development/Client Representative for business development activities for DIALOG’s centralised tankage facility services business. He is currently involved in tank terminals business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, USA. He has more than 19 years of working experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Shahimi Zakaria

Mr. Shahimi Zakaria is Director for Plant Maintenance and Fabrication of the Company. He has over 21 years working experience in oil, gas, petrochemical, refinery, combined cycle gas turbine power plant and offshore industry, working in various functions including fabrication, maintenance, commission and operation, both internationally and locally.

Siew Kim Chay

Ms. Chay Siew Kim is Joint Company Secretary of Dialog Group Bhd. Ms. Chay is an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has more than 15 years of experience in company secretarial matters and is currently the Senior Manager of the Group Company Secretarial Department.

Hooi Mooi Lim

Yew Kai Chan

Mr. Chan Yew Kai serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Dialog Group Berhad. He was appointed to DIALOG Board on 23 September 2005 and is currently the Executive Deputy Chairman of DIALOG. He is also a member of the Risk Management Committee. He holds a first class Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Malaya. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom. He joined DIALOG in 1993 as General Manager and was later promoted as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dialog Systems (Asia) Pte Ltd, overseeing the operations of the Group’s Business Development, Marketing, Technical Services and Petroleum Retail. He was later appointed as Deputy Group Managing Director and President & Chief Operating Officer of DIALOG prior to his current position. He has over 37 years of experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry encompassing plant operations, project engineering and management, marketing and business development. He was formerly with ICI for 9 years and PETRONAS for 5 years.

Ja'afar Bin Rihan

Encik Ja'afar Bin Rihan serves as an Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Dialog Group Bhd., since 25 November 2010, He representing Employees Provident Fund Board (EPF), which is a substantial shareholder of DIALOG. He holds a first class Honours Degree in Economics from International Islamic University, Selangor Darul Ehsan. He is also a National Member of Malaysian Financial Market Association since 1995. He is currently the General Manager of the Islamic Investment Development Department of EPF and he joined EPF since 2008. He was a Vice-President of Calyon Bank prior to him joining EPF. He was with Bank Negara Malaysia for 15 years whereby he was actively involved in the development of Islamic Money Market and Islamic Financial Market. His last position held with Bank Negara was as a Manager of the Islamic Money Market and Investment Operations and Financial Market before he joined Calyon Bank.

Kamariyah Binti Hamdan

Ms. Kamariyah Binti Hamdan serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Dialog Group Bhd. Since 27 July 2010. She joined PETRONAS in 1979 as one of its pioneer legal advisors and her last posting was as Legal Advisor and Company Secretary to PETRONAS Gas Sdn Bhd (now PETRONAS Gas Berhad) in 1988. She left PETRONAS to be a Partner of Mah-Kamariyah & Partners from 1989 to 2005 where she continued to be actively involved in the oil and gas business. She has over 30 years of working experience in various aspects of legal matters in relation to oil and gas, general corporate advisory, corporate finance, banking, real and personal property transactions, joint ventures, privatisation, engineering, procurement and construction contracts, technology transfers etc. She is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and ESOS Committee.

Siti Khairon Binti Shariff

Ms. Siti Khairon Binti Shariff is Independent Non-Executive Director of Dialog Group Bhd. Since 1 April 2013. She was previously on DIALOG Board between 2005 and 2010 as the appointed representative of Employees Provident Fund Board (EPF), which is a substantial shareholder of DIALOG. She holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) Degree from University Malaya and MA (Econs) Degree from University of Philippines. She retired from EPF as the General Manager, Fund Investment Department after having served EPF for 12 years until 2008. She was a lecturer at University Putra Malaysia for 16 years prior to joining the EPF. She is currently also a Trustee of MyKasih Foundation.

Chong Peng Oh

Y. Bhg. Datuk Oh Chong Peng serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Dialog Group Bhd., since 9 January 2009. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is also the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director (email: ocp@dialogasia.com). He is a Malaysian, aged 70. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He was a senior partner of Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers), Malaysia (1974-1997). He was a Committee Member of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (1990-1996) and also a past President (1994- 1996), Council Member (1981-2002) of the MICPA and was also a member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (2003-2009). His directorships in other public companies include Alliance Financial Group Berhad (Chairman), British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad, Kumpulan Europlus Berhad and Malayan Flour Mills Berhad. He is a Member of the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority. He is also a Council Member of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and a trustee of the UTAR Education Foundation.