Independent, Non-Executive Director
Chairman – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member – Group Audit Committee
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1 July 2006. Having served the Company for over 11 years, Tan Sri Syed Anwar was re-appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director at the Company’s 42nd Annual General Meeting held last year. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee and Member of the Group Audit Committee. Tan Sri Syed Anwar was first appointed to the Board on 10 May 2006 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and was subsequently re-designated as Chairman of the Board on 1 July 2006.
Tan Sri Syed Anwar commenced his career with Malaysian Airlines Systems Berhad in 1975 as a Financial Accountant, before moving on to hold senior positions in various companies. His last position was as the Group Managing Director of Amanah Capital Partners Berhad. He is the former Chairman of the Lembaga Tabung Haji Investment Panel. Tan Sri Syed Anwar was also the former Chairman of Media Prima Berhad, MRCB Berhad, DRB-Hicom Berhad, EON Bank Berhad, Uni Asia Life Assurance Berhad, Uni Asia General Insurance Berhad, Malakoff Corporation Berhad and the Executive Chairman of Realmild (M) Sdn Bhd and Radicare (M) Sdn Bhd. He was also formerly an independent director of Maxis Communications Berhad and Bangkok Bank Berhad.
Currently, Tan Sri Syed Anwar is the Chairman of Nestle (M) Berhad, Lembaga Zakat Selangor and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. He is also the Chancellor of SEGi University.
Tan Sri Syed Anwar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, having qualified in 1974. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Practising Accountant (Australia). He 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.