Y Bhg Tan Sri Abdul Rashid

Y Bhg Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Manaf

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

Academic/Professional Qualifications

Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Manaf qualified as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple London) in 1970 and is currently a full-time businessman.

Skills & Experience

Tan Sri Abdul Rashid started his career in 1970 in the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service and served as Magistrate, President, Sessions Court and Senior Federal Counsel to the Income Tax Department. He left government service in 1977 to pursue his career as a practicing lawyer and subsequently in business. He became one of the principal legal advisers to the Renong Conglomerate with involvement in various Federal Government transactions, on and off-shore, and in various infrastructure projects throughout the country. He was also a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public for many years.

Tan Sri Abdul Rashid has served in several key positions in Malaysian listed corporations such as Chairman of S P Setia Berhad, Loh & Loh Corporation Berhad, SMIS Corporation Berhad and was also a former Director of Stamford College Berhad. Upon completion of his Chairmanship term with S P Setia Berhad, Tan Sri Abdul Rashid set up Eco World Development Group Berhad, a public company listed on the main market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, which is principally involved in property development.

Other Current Appointments

– Founder Director of Eco World Development Group Berhad
– Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Salcon Berhad

Family Relationship With Any Director And/Or Major Shareholder

Tan Sri Abdul Rashid does not own any shares in the Company, has no conflict of interest with the CMS Group, does not have any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the CMS Group and has no family relationship with any other director and/or major shareholder of the Company.