Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was appointed as Interim Group Chairman of CMS effective 10 May 2018. He was appointed to the Board of CMS as Group Executive Director on 23 January 1995. Having pursued his tertiary education in USA and Canada, Dato Sri Mahmud has extensive experience in the stockbroking and corporate sectors. He was a founding member of Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd, Sarawak’s first stock-broking company which is now under Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad. Dato Sri Mahmud is currently Chairman of Sarawak Cable Berhad and CMS Property Development Sdn Bhd. He is also a director of CMS subsidiaries in cement, construction and road maintenance, construction materials and trading, strategic investments divisions and several other private companies.
Dato Sri Mahmud is the brother of Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib (a substantial shareholder of CMS), Dato Hajjah Hanifah Hajar Taib-Alsree and Jamilah Hamidah Taib (major shareholders of CMS) and brother-in-law of Datuk Syed Ahmad Alwee Alsree (Group Executive Director of CMS). Dato Sri Mahmud is a son of the late Lejla Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and a director of Majaharta Sdn Bhd (a major shareholder of CMS).