Corporate Info
Overview
Board of Directors
Management Team
 
   
 

Dato' Azahar Bin Rasul
Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 54, male. Dato' Azahar was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of EA Holdings Berhad on 22 February 2010. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Company on 15 April 2013.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University in 1988 and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of New Haven, Connecticut, USA in 1990. He has over 26 years of experience in the field of corporate accounting, finance, banking and administration. His last employment was with Land & General Berhad as its Senior Manager for Administration and Finance until 1995, when he left to set up his own business. Dato' Azahar also sits on the board of directors of Vivocom Intl Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Instacom Group Berhad).

Dato' Azahar attended all Board meetings held during his tenure in office for the financial period ended 31 March 2016. He has no family relationship with any director or substantial shareholder of the Company.

Dato' Azahar has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.

 
 

Mohammad Sobri Bin Saad
Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 56, male. Mohammad Sobri is the Group founder and was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director on 6 November 2009. He is responsible for the operations, strategic planning and direction of our Group. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Mathematics and Computing from The Polytechnic of Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom in 1984.

He started his career in various local corporations as well as multinational companies such as Harrisons Malaysian Plantation Berhad, Bank Simpanan Nasional and ESSO Malaysia Berhad who were users of ICT technologies like IBM, SAP and Oracle. He started a new phase of career to become a supplier of ICT technology by working and consulting in Infotech Consultants Pte Ltd, Singapore, Platinum Technology Inc, an US-based software company, Teliti Computers Sdn Bhd, Swift Applications Sdn Bhd and EASS. His experiences encompassed the usage of advance ICT technology supplied by IBM, Computer Network Technology Corporation, LANdesk Software Inc, ReadSoft and his clients comprised of large corporations in the banking industries, oil and gas, and utilities companies in Malaysia and the ASEAN region. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the subsidiary companies of the Group, namely EASS Sdn Bhd, EA MSC Sdn Bhd and CSS MSC Sdn Bhd.

Mohammad Sobri attended all the Board meetings held during his tenure in office for the financial period ended 31 March 2016. He has no family relationship with any director or substantial shareholder of the Company.

Mohammad Sobri has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.

 
 
Basir Bin Bachik
Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 58, male. Basir was appointed as the Executive Director of EA Holdings Berhad on 22 February 2010. He is also the Chief Operating Officer for ICT Services of the Group. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Edinburgh University, United Kingdom in 1982.

Basir has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, serving both local and multinational companies such as Malaysian Airline System Berhad, ESSO Malaysia Berhad, IBM Singapore Pte Ltd, SHELL Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad, IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Petronas Group of companies and iPerintis Sdn Bhd. He has also consulted for various financial institutions in Malaysia including Bank Simpanan Nasional and Permodalan Nasional Berhad. He started as a systems programmer, moving on to IT systems management to become a consultant specialising in ITIL. He has also managed large IT infrastructure projects for a petrochemical complex and a government agency. He is an accomplished system architect specialising in IT infrastructure. He is also a Director of DDSB (M) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company of the Group.

Basir attended all the Board meetings held during his tenure in office for the financial period ended 31 March 2016. He has no family relationship with any director or substantial shareholder of the Company.

Basir has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.
 
 
Choo Seng Choon
Independent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 42, male. Choo Seng Choon was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of EA Holdings Berhad on 22 February 2010. He was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee on 13 August 2010. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Choo Seng Choon is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Chartered Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia and a Certified Internal Auditor. He also holds a Diploma in Financial Accounting from Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur.

He has over 20 years of professional experience that includes internal audits, risk management, investigations, business management consulting, business process re-engineering, corporate governance advisory, due diligence, financial projections and financial audits.

Choo Seng Choon is currently the Non-Executive Director of Audex Governance Sdn Bhd, a professional services firm that specialises in the provision of internal audit, risk management and management consulting services to a wide range of multinational and public listed conglomerate clients operating in the Asia Pacific Region. In additon, he also sits on the board of directors of Vivocom Intl Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Instacom Group Berhad) and also on the board of directors of several private limited companies.

Choo Seng Choon attended all Board meetings held during his tenure in office for the financial period ended 31 March 2016. He has no family relationship with any director or substantial shareholder of the Company.

Choo Seng Choon has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.
 
 

Abdul Fattah Bin Mohamed Yatim
Independent Non-Executive Director

A Malaysian aged 60, male. Abdul Fattah was appointed as the Independent Non-Executive Director of EA Holdings Berhad on 22 February 2010. He was subsequently appointed as a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee on 13 August 2010. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Abdul Fattah obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom in 1978. He practised engineering with the National Electricity Board (now known as Tenaga Nasional Berhad) where he specialised in engineering software development and simulation and long range transmission planning. From 1983, he served in professional and senior management positions in Esso Production Malaysia Incorporated, including a two year foreign assignment in Exxon companies in USA and UK. He then worked in System Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd from 1996 where he was a consultant to the Malaysian Armed Forces.

From 2003 to present, Abdul Fattah has been a consultant in several consulting companies providing ICT consulting services on various aspects of ICT such as, amongst others, application delivery, policy, security, project management, and business continuity planning, to clients in the public and private sectors. Presently he is a Principal Consultant in Teknimuda (M) Sdn Bhd and is a council member with the Institutions of Engineers Malaysia.

Abdul Fattah attended all the Board meetings held during his tenure in office for the financial period ended 31 March 2016. He has no family relationship with any director or substantial shareholder of the Company.

Abdul Fattah has no conflict of interest with the Group and has no conviction for offences within the past 10 years other than traffic offences.

 
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