TAN SRI AHMAD BIN MOHD DON
Tan Sri Ahmad Bin Mohd Don, male, a Malaysian, aged 70, is the independent non-executive chairman of Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Berhad. He was first appointed as an independent non-executive director on 9 August 2007 and became the chairman on 18 September 2007. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee and the chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
In addition, Tan Sri Ahmad is the independent non-executive director of United Malacca Berhad and MAA Group Berhad. He is also an independent non-executive chairman of Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (formerly known as Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad), Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad (formerly known as MAA Takaful Berhad) and Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad.
Tan Sri Ahmad graduated with summa cum laude in Economics and Business from the Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Tan Sri Ahmad has extensive experience in finance and banking, having worked in various capacities with Pernas Securities Sdn Bhd, Permodalan Nasional Berhad and Malayan Banking Berhad. He was the group managing director and chief executive officer of Malayan Banking Berhad from 1991 to 1994 before assuming the position as the Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia from May 1994 to August 1998.
Tan Sri Ahmad 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.