Datuk Amat Asri @ A.Asrie B.Ab Kadir @ A.Kadir, JP
Datuk Amat Asri @ A.Asrie B.Ab Kadir @ A.Kadir, JP, male, a Malaysian, aged 68, is an independent non-executive director of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad (HSP) and was appointed to this position on 23 August 2017. Prior to this, he was a non-independent non-executive director of HSP from 1 June 2014 to 22 August 2017. He is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Datuk Amat Asri holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Diploma in Development Administration from England, United Kingdom. After completing his Higher School Certificate in 1969 and upon graduation, Datuk Amat Asri spent 20 years in Sabah Civil Service from 1970 to 1990. Thereafter, he was with Hap Seng Sdn Bhd from 1990 to 1996 as its chief officer of the Legal and General Affairs. He then went into legal practice in Sabah from 1997 to 1999. He was appointed by the Sabah Government as a Senior Public Relations Secretary cum Senior Private Secretary from 2000 to 2004 where he served two Chief Ministers consecutively. In addition, Datuk Amat Asri is a trustee of Lau Gek Poh Foundation.
Datuk Amat Asri does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder nor does he have any conflict of interests with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence in the past 5 years and there was no public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2017.
He attended all the 4 board meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2017.