Datuk Syed Ahmad Alwee Alsree is Group Executive Director of CMS, having been appointed to the Board on 4 September 2006. He joined the CMS Group in February 2004 as Group General Manager - Human Resources, was appointed as Deputy Group Managing Director in September 2006, and was subsequently re-designated as Group Executive Director in August 2008.
Datuk Syed Ahmad is the Deputy Chairman of K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad and Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad. He is also a director of KKB Engineering Berhad, SIG Gases Berhad and Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad. He is Chairman of Kenanga Investors Berhad, CMS Cement Sdn Bhd, CMS Clinker Sdn Bhd, CMS Education Sdn Bhd, CMS Land Sdn Bhd, CMS Roads Sdn Bhd and a director of several CMS subsidiaries in property development.
Datuk Syed Ahmad graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) degree from the National University of Singapore and practised law in Singapore for over 10 years prior to joining CMS. He completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School in 2012.
Datuk Syed Ahmad is the brother-in-law of Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib (a director and a major shareholder of CMS), Jamilah Hamidah Taib and Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib (major shareholders of CMS). He is a son-in-law of the late Lejla Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and is the spouse of Dato Hajjah Hanifah Hajar Taib-Alsree (a major shareholder of CMS).
Datuk Syed Ahmad has attended all five (5) meetings of the Board of Directors in the financial year ended 31 December 2014.