Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Hizamuddin Bin Jamalluddin (“Encik Hizamuddin”) was appointed as a Director of the Company on 5 March 2021. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Urusharta Jamaah Sdn Bhd (“UJSB”).
Encik Hizamuddin bring more than 20 years of experience to the Company in corporate management, particularly in corporate planning, corporate finance (both equity & capital markets), debt restructuring, enterprise risk management, cross border mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, investor relations and stakeholders’ engagement.
Early in his career, Encik Hizamuddin has served with Business Focus Group and PSC Naval Dockyard Sdn Bhd (currently Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd) and was involved in the negotiation of the six ships of Kedah-class RMN Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) in 1998/1999. He then joined Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad as a Corporate Finance Specialist cum Special Assistant to the Managing Director. He later joined Bank Simpanan Nasional in 2006 as the Director of Corporate Services and was part of the development and establishment of Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad. He was also previously the Group Chief Strategy Officer of MTD Capital.
Encik Hizamuddin had also served as Group Chief Strategy Officer of BIMB Holdings Berhad and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (“the Bank”). At Bank Islam, Encik Hizamuddin led the design and execution of the Transformation and Recovery Plan, successfully recovering Bank Islam’s financial standing, of which the success story was documented by Asian Institute of Finance, Dare to Lead : Transformation of Bank Islam.
In 2018, prior to joining UJSB, Encik Hizamuddin joined Lembaga Tabung Haji (“TH”) as Chief Strategy Officer & Chief of Staff. He assumed the role of the Executive Director of Investment in 2020 where he was responsible for development of key strategies including TH’s restructuring and rehabilitation plan, refinement of TH’s business model, as well as the introduction of TH’s new Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA).
Encik Hizamuddin holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University, USA. He was also a former member of the Islamic Finance Committee of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and senior associate member of the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals. Encik Hizamuddin was a recipient of the “Upcoming Personality of Islamic Finance (Leadership)” by the Global Islamic Finance Award 2016.
He is currently a board member of Love & Laugh (L) Berhad and Love & Laugh International Sdn Bhd.