Board of Directors


ar2014_bod_diar DATO’ IR. A. RASHID BIN OMAR
Age: 67, Malaysian   Gender: Male
Chairman / Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Ir. A. Rashid bin Omar was appointed to the Board of MTDACPI on 15 August 2006 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Dato’ Ir. A. Rashid was redesignated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 3 June 2008 and subsequently, as Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director on 25 October 2013. Dato’ Ir. A. Rashid is also the Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Dato’ Ir. A. Rashid holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland and has a Diploma from University Technology Malaysia (then known as the National Institute Technology). A Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, he is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and a Life Member of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia.

Starting his career as a civil engineer of the East-West Highway Project in Grik, Perak, Dato’ Ir. A. Rashid then served with the Public Works Department (PWD) Malaysia in several positions including District Engineer Kerian, PWD Perak (1975-1977), Senior Executive Engineer, Highway Planning Unit, Ministry of Works Malaysia (1977-1978), Deputy Director of Infrastructure and Public Utilities Section, Implementation Coordination Unit, Prime Minister’s Department (1983-1989), Director PWD Malacca (1989-1995), Construction General Manager KLIA (1995-1999), Director PWD Johor (1999-2000) and Director Management Corporate Branch PWD Malaysia (2000- 2005).

TAN SRI DR. AZMIL KHALILI BIN DATO’ KHALID
Age: 56, Malaysian   Gender: Male
President & Chief Executive Officer / Non-Independent Executive Director
Tan Sri Dr. Azmil Khalili bin Dato’ Khalid was appointed to the Board of MTDACPI on 31 October 2003 as Director. Tan Sri Dr. Azmil was redesignated as Executive Vice Chairman and Group Managing Director on 30 January 2004 and 15 August 2006 respectively and subsequently, as President & Chief Executive Officer on 1 June 2009. Tan Sri Dr. Azmil is also the Chairman of the Management Committee.

Tan Sri Dr. Azmil graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and subsequently with a Master in Business Administration. In 2013, he received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Hon DSc) from University of Hertfordshire. He began his career with a United Kingdom company, Tarmac National Construction and upon his return to Malaysia worked for Trust International Insurance and Citibank NA.

Tan Sri Dr. Azmil is the President & Chief Executive Officer of AlloyMtd Group where he held the position of General Manager, Corporate Planning on joining MTD Capital Bhd in 1993 and assumed the helm as Group Managing Director in 1996. On 1 June 2009, he was redesignated as President & Chief Executive Officer. His directorships in other public companies within the AlloyMtd Group are as Chairman of MTD Walkers PLC, a foreign subsidiary of MTD Capital Bhd listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in the Republic of Sri Lanka, MTD InfraPerdana Bhd and Metacorp Berhad, both are subsidiaries of MTD Capital Bhd. Apart from AlloyMtd Group, Tan Sri Dr. Azmil is a Director and President & Chief Executive Officer of ANIH Berhad, a toll concession company, and Director of Environment Idaman Sdn Bhd, a solid waste concession company. He is also a Trustee of the Perdana Leadership Foundation and Chairman of the Malaysia-Philippines Business Council.

DATO’ IR. KALID BIN ALIAS
Age: 68, Malaysian   Gender: Male
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Ir. Kalid bin Alias was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MTDACPI on 15 August 2006 and was redesignated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 18 November 2013. Dato’ Ir. Kalid is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Dato’ Ir. Kalid holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom and a Master in Public Health Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. A Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, he is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and a Life Member of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia.

Dato’ Ir. Kalid joined the Public Works Department (PWD) in 1975 where he served in various capacities including District Engineer, Assistant Director (Roads) PWD Selangor, Deputy Director of PWD Terengganu and Jabatan Pembangunan Persekutuan Kelantan, Director of PWD Negeri Sembilan and PWD Pahang, which was his last posting before retiring in November 2004.

NIK DIN BIN NIK SULAIMAN
Age: 68, Malaysian   Gender: Male
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Nik Din bin Nik Sulaiman was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MTDACPI on 31 October 2008. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Encik Nik Din is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), CA(M). He has extensive experience in accounting, auditing and finance. He served in Sime Darby Group from 1992 to 2004, where he held positions as Group Chief Internal Audit Manager and Finance Director. He also worked for Promet Berhad from 1982 to 1992 as Financial Controller and later as Finance Director. Encik Nik Din is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of MTD Capital Bhd and the Independent Non-Executive Directors of APFT Berhad and Reach Energy Berhad.

KEITH GEORGE COWLING
Age: 66, British citizen with Malaysian Permanent Resident status   Gender: Male
Non-Independent Executive Director
Mr. Keith George Cowling was appointed as an Executive Director of MTDACPI on 15 August 2006. Mr. Cowling is also a member of the Management Committee.

Mr. Cowling is a Chartered Engineer and holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Dundee University, Scotland and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, where he served on committees including being the Chairman of the Tunnelling and Underground Space Technical Division. His experiences include service with the City of Dundee District Council (1972-1976) in Dundee, Scotland, Mason Pittendrigh & Partners (1976-1977) in Edinburgh, Scotland, Auscon Consultants (1979) and Petroleum Development Oman (1980-1981), in the Sultanate of Oman, and Maunsell Consultants Asia (1980-1984) in Hong Kong.

Mr. Cowling joined AlloyMtd Group since 1984 serving in various capacities; from Engineer to Chief Engineer, General Manager, Head of Business Development, Executive Vice President, Head, Business Development & Manufacturing Division, Executive Vice President, Head, Manufacturing Division and his current position as Adviser, Business Development.

Mr. Cowling holds directorship in a foreign subsidiary of MTD Capital Bhd namely, MTD Walkers PLC, a company listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in the Republic of Sri Lanka.