Dato' Dr. Mohd Rizal Mohd Jaafar

MANAGING DIRECTOR, WIDAD GROUP BERHAD
Dato’ Dr Rizal was appointed to the Board of Widad as the Managing Director of Widad on 29 August 2018.He graduated from the University of Malaya with a degree in Accountancy and he holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Islamic Banking and Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia. Dato’ Rizal is also a Chartered Accountant under the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.Dato’ Dr Rizal started his career as a bank supervisor and served for 12 years at Bank Negara Malaysia, supervising the Islamic, Commercial and Investment Banking Institutions Department prior to joining Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad (“SME Bank”) in 2010.
 
He was involved in developing, driving and implementing transformation strategies and initiatives to rejuvenate and strengthen SME Bank. In 2013, he was promoted to the position of Group Chief Operating Officer of SME Bank, where he was responsible for the overall operations of SME Bank.In 2015, he joined Widad Business Group Sdn Bhd as the Group Chief Executive Officer and is currently responsible for the strategic and day-to-day business direction and performance of the company.

Dato’ Dr Rizal is also a member of the Board of Directors of Dataprep Holdings Berhad. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Widad and has no conflict of interest with Widad. He has not been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr. Tung Ghee Meng

Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Tung was appointed to the Board of Widad as Independent Non-Executive Director on 4 September 2018. He also serves as a member of the Board’s Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committee.He graduated from the University of London with a degree in Law and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1995. Mr. Tung specialises in corporate and commercial law and also has wide-ranging experience in various capacities such as auditor, accountant and company secretary.
 
Mr. Tung has been intimately involved with business development of South African companies in Malaysia. He is one of the co-founders of Malaysian South African Business Council formed in 1996. He is also the resident director of Murray & Robert Marine Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the local subsidiary of Murray & Roberts Limited, a South African conglomerate listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.He does not hold any directorship in any other public company. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Widad and has no conflict of interest with Widad. He has not been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year.

Mr. Ong Kuan Wah

Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Ong was appointed to the Board of Widad as Independent Non-Executive Director on 4 September 2018. He is also a member of the Board’s Nomination, Remuneration Committee as well as chairman of the Audit Committee.
 
He graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia with a degree in Accounting and also holds a graduate diploma in Computing from Monash University, Australia. Mr. Ong is a Chartered Accountant member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.
After graduating in 1991, Mr. Ong started his career at Kassim Chan & Co. and several other medium-sized accounting firms. He specialises in audit and tax works and has over twenty years of experience in financial management, accounting, secretarial, liquidation, internal and external audit and Malaysian tax related matters. He also owns a practice specialising in audit and tax.He is a member of the Board of Directors of Dataprep Holdings Berhad. He has no family relationship with any Director and/ or major shareholder of Widad and has no conflict of interest with Widad. He has not been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year.

GEN (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zulkiple Bin Kassim

Independent Non-Executive Director

Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Sri was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Widad Group Berhad in July 2019. Prior to this, He had just retire from his 42 year service in the Malaysian Army. He started his career with Malaysian Army in January 1977 and received his military training as officer cadet at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst United Kingdom. On 7 April 1978, he was commissioned into the Royal Malay Regiment as 2nd Lieutenant.

He has vast knowledge and experience in management, administration, leadership, training and logistic obtained from the various important positions held throughout the 42 years.Amongst the important positions held by him were as Director of Infantry at Army HQ, commander 4th brigade (mechanise), Director of Veteran Affairs, General Officer Commanding 4th Infantry Division, Commander Army Field Command and Chief of Army Malaysia.

Currently, Gen (R) Tan Sri Dato’ Sri is a member of the Board of Directors of Pasdec Holdings Berhad. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Widad Group Berhad and has no conflict of interest with Widad Group Berhad. He has not been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year.

En Nor Adha bin Yahya

Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Nor Adha was appointed to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 26 November 2018. He also serves as the chairman of the Board’s Nomination, Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.He graduated from Universiti Putra Malaysia with a degree in Accounting and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Nor Adha is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
 
He has been Executive Director cum Chief Executive Officer of CKM Lands MRO Sdn Bhd. since 2014. Mr. Nor Adha Yahya served as Finance Director of Mizou Holdings Sdn Bhd from 2002 to 2012. Mizou Holdings was involved in providing maintenance services for projects under Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL).

From 1994 to 1996, he started his career at Arthur Andersen & Co., an International Financial and Audit Services Firm principally involved in auditing and taxation services. From 1996 to 1999, he joined an international steel conglomerate as Finance & Accounts Executive and was initially based in Linz, Austria and in Ijmuiden, Netherlands. From 2000 to 2013, he served as Director of KPNA Corporate Services Sdn Bhd which is principally involved in the activities of providing accounting and secretarial services to small and medium enterprise/companies in Klang Valley.Currently, Mr. Nor Adha is a member of the Board of Directors of Dataprep Holdings Berhad. He has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of Widad and has no conflict of interest with Widad. He has not been convicted of any offences other than traffic offences, if any, within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the regulatory bodies during the financial year.