Group Managing Director
Dato Isaac Lugun joined CMS on 8 January 1996 and assumed the position of Group Chief Corporate Officer on 1 August 2017 which was re-designated as Group Chief Executive Officer – Corporate on 1 January 2018. Dato Isaac Lugun was subsequently elevated to his current position as Group Managing Director on 18 October 2019.
Dato Isaac Lugun is responsible for Group Strategy, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Risk, Legal, Internal Audit and Secretarial Services of the Group. He also oversees the Group’s strategic investments in energy-intensive industries at Samalaju Industrial Park: in OM Materials (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a world-class manganese ferroalloy plant and in Malaysian Phosphate Additives (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a phosphate additives plant which, when completed, will be the largest in South East Asia, as well as the Group’s strategic investment in SACOFA Sdn Bhd, a telecommunications infrastructure and service provider.
Dato Isaac Lugun has held various senior management positions in CMS, including Group General Manager for Corporate Affairs covering Legal, Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Company Secretarial functions. In 2009, he initiated CMS’ focus on the development of its businesses at Samalaju and helped to convert CMS’ first-mover advantage into a strategic business advantage that the Group has at Samalaju today. Prior to joining CMS, he had worked in various senior management positions at PETRONAS and EXXON-Mobil.
Dato Isaac Lugun graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) (Honours) Degree from the University of Malaya.
Dato Isaac Lugun is a director and Chief Executive Officer of Samalaju Industries Sdn Bhd, and a director of Samalaju Properties Sdn Bhd, Samalaju Hotel Management Sdn Bhd, Samalaju Management Services Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Phosphate Additives (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd and SACOFA Sdn Bhd.
Family Relationship With Any Director And/Or Major Shareholder
Dato Isaac Lugun has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of CMS.