Y Bhg Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

Y Bhg Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

Deputy Group Chairman
Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Academic/Professional Qualifications

Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib pursued his tertiary education in USA and Canada.

Skills & Experience

Dato Sri Mahmud was appointed to the Board of CMS as Group Executive Director on 23 January 1995 and was re-designated as Deputy Group Chairman on 22 May 2002. On 10 May 2018, Dato Sri Mahmud was appointed Interim Group Chairman as the Board undertook the recruitment and selection of a new Independent Chairman and reverted back to his current position as Deputy Group Chairman on 1 October 2018. He has extensive experience in the stock-broking 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.

Other Current Appointments

– Chairman of Sarawak Cable Berhad
– Chairman of CMS Property Development Sdn Bhd
– Director of several CMS subsidiary companies in cement, construction and road maintenance, construction materials and trading, strategic investments divisions and several other private companies

Family Relationship With Any Director And/Or Major Shareholder

Dato Sri Mahmud is the brother of Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib, YB 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).