Member – Group Risk Committee
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 Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and SACOFA Sdn Bhd. He is also a non-independent non-executive director of KKB Engineering Berhad, SIG Gases Berhad and Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad. He is the Chairman of Kenanga Investors Berhad, CMS Cement Sdn Bhd, CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd, CMS Education Sdn Bhd, CMS Land Sdn Bhd, CMS Roads Sdn Bhd, CMS Pavement Tech Sdn Bhd, HELP IBRACO CMS Sdn Bhd and a director of several CMS subsidiaries.
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 ten (10) years prior to joining CMS. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2012.
Datuk Syed Ahmad is the brother-in-law of Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib (a director of CMS), Jamilah Hamidah Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib (a substantial shareholder of CMS). He is a son-in-law of the late Lejla Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and the spouse of Dato Hajjah Hanifah Hajar Taib-Alsree (a major shareholder of CMS).