Wan Abdullah Wan Ibrahim
Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer
Wan Abdullah Wan Ibrahim was appointed to the Board of our Company on 15 September 2008. He joined UEM Land on 1 January 2006 as the Managing Director. Prior to joining UEM Land, he was the Group Chief Executive Officer of UM Land, where he was entrusted with the mandate to lead the public listed property development company. From 1996 to 2004, he was with Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad, where his last position held was the Director of Property Division. Prior to this, he had spent another 10 years with the Emkay group of companies, whose core activity was property development and has held several positions including the Group Executive Director of the group. He holds a general degree in Business Administration (majoring in Accounting) from the Bolton Institute of Technology, United Kingdom.
Zulkifli Tahmali Bin Yusof Tahmali
Director, Strategic Marketing, Corporate Communication and Facilities Management
Zulkifli Tahmali Bin Yusof Tahmali joined UEM Land on 1 July 2006. He started his career in the US as an architect with Westfield Incorporated, an Australian shopping centre owner and developer from September 1987 to September 1991. Upon his return to Malaysia, he served Perunding Alam Bina Sdn Bhd as a senior architect, Metacorp Berhad as a senior manager, Golden Hope Development Sdn Bhd as a general manager and Budaya Hikmat Sdn Bhd as a project director. The last position held before joining UEM Land was Director, Operations at UM Land from April 2005 to June 2006.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Universiti Putra Malaysia (2002) and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (currently known as University of Louisiana at Lafayette), US where he graduated in 1987. He is a Licensed Architect in the State of Connecticut, US since 1991 and a registered Professional Architect in Malaysia since 1995.
Mohd Zakir Omar
Director, Finance, Corporate Affairs and Investments
Mohd Zakir Omar joined UEM Land in 2003 as the Head of Business Development and has held several positions within UEM Land and was promoted to his current position on 1 January 2008. Prior to joining UEM Land, he was with Faber from 2000 to 2003 with the last position as Senior Manager, Business Development. He has previously worked for Business Focus Group initially as an accountant and subsequently as Head of Finance from 1997 to 2000 and for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from 1994 to 1997. He has been a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1998. He holds a BA(Hons) Combined Studies, Accounting and Law from DeMontfort University, Leicester, England where he graduated in 1993.
Mohd Auzir Mohd Tahir
Chief Executive Officer of CJSB
Mohd Auzir Mohd Tahir is the Chief Executive Officer of CJSB. He joined the UEMG Group in 1988, rising to his current position on 1 January 2005. He has previously worked for various companies within the group, including Pengurusan Lebuhraya Berhad, ROC, Rocpoint (Pty) Ltd., Prolink Development Sdn Bhd and UEM Land. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wales, United Kingdom where he graduated in 1982 and he has more than 25 years experience in project management and property development fields.
Mohd Zahid Dasahi
General Manager, Risk Management, Transformation and Investments
Mohd Zahid Dasahi joined UEM Land in 1996, where he held several positions prior to his current appointment. He had previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Audit and Business Advisory Division from 1992 to 1995. He is a Fellow Certified Practicing Accountant of Australia and also a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1995. He holds a degree in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara where he graduated in 1992. He has been involved in managing and monitoring various property investments for UEM Land and currently sits on the Board of Touch'N Go Sdn Bhd and various other subsidiaries and associates of UEM Land.
Tengku Azahari Tengku Azib
General Manager, Cost Management and Control
Tengku Azahari Tengku Azib joined UEM Land on 2 January 2007. He began his career in 1989 with McBride and Son Corporation, Missouri, United States of America. Since then, he has held positions as Assistant General Manager for the Project Implementation Division of Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad from 2004 to 2007, Project Planning and Product Manager for Negara Properties (M) Berhad from 2002 to 2004, head of the Project Management department for Permodalan Nasional Berhad from 1995 to 2000 and Project Manager for Panelex Sdn Bhd from 1991 to 1995. He holds a degree in Construction Technology from California State University, Fresno, the US where he graduated in 1987, and a masters degree in Construction Management from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, the US where he graduated in 1990. He has extensive experience in project management, design development, procurement, project site administration, cost control and construction works.
General Manager, Human Resource and Administration
Razman Radzi joined UEM Land on 1 March 2007. He previously worked for Sarawak Shell Berhad, Goodyear Malaysia Berhad, Linatex Rubber Products Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Harissons & Crossfields), Island & Peninsular Berhad, Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad, Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad and Affin Bank Berhad. He holds a degree in Business Administration from International Islamic University where he graduated in 1989 and a diploma in Personnel Management from Malaysian Institute of Personnel Management where he graduated in 1994. He has more than 19 years of experience in Human Resources management and development, both at the operational as well as at the strategic levels.
Rusli Zainal Abidin
General Manager, Township Infrastructure Planning
Rusli Zainal Abidin is the General Manager, Township Infrastructure Planning of BND. He first joined UEMG Group in 1995 as a Senior Manager for BND and left in 1998 to join Puncak Niaga Berhad. He rejoined BND in 2000 as the General Manager of the Township and Infrastructure Planning department. He has previously worked at Erinco Sdn Bhd as a senior engineer from 1991 to 1995, Assistant Resident Manager for Angkasa-Ghd Engineers in 1991 and for Antah Biwater Joint Venture as a project engineer from 1987 to 1991. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland where he graduated in 1985 and a masters degree in Construction Management from the same university where he graduated in 1987.
General Manager, Direct Development
Suhairi Ramly is the General Manager, Direct Development for Nusajaya Development. He joined UEM Land on 1 February 2006 and was appointed to his current position on 17 December 2007. He has previously worked for the Lion group, Encorp Group Berhad and AlBukhary Foundation. He holds a degree in Construction Management from the University of Westminster, United Kingdom where he graduated in 1993. He has extensive experience in various aspects of project and construction management as well as marketing.
General Manager, Waterfront Development
Zamani Kasim joined UEM Land on 3 April 2006. He has previously worked for Seloga Holdings Bhd and Seloga Engineering Sdn Bhd from 2004 to 2006, as General Manager for the AlBukhary group from 2002 to 2004, as Project Director for Azrahi Project Management Sdn Bhd from 1997 to 2001, and as a Director for Definite Spectrum Sdn Bhd from 1996 to 1997. He has also held key positions in various other companies such as Koperasi Belia Nasional Berhad, Trimula Development Sdn Bhd and Arab-Malaysian Development Bhd. He holds a degree in Housing, Building and Planning from University Sains Malaysia where he graduated in 1978. He has more than 30 years of experience in construction and property development.
General Manager, SiLC
Johan Ramli joined UEM Land on 3 April 2006 and is General Manager, SiLC. He previously worked with the Property Division of AMDB Berhad for 15 years and was with quantity surveying practice, Juru Ukur Bahan Malaysia, for 7 years. He holds a degree in Quantity Surveying from University of Reading, United Kingdom where he graduated in 1981.
Saiful Anuar Abd Ghani
General Manager, Special Project
Saiful Anuar Abd Ghani joined UEM Land on 16 May 2007. He is a Professional Architect registered with Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, a Corporate Member of Malaysian Institute of Architects, a Corporate Member of Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers and a Member of the National Institute in the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a degree in Architectural Studies from University of Nebraska, Lincoln, US and Masters in Architecture from the Washington University-St. Louis, US. He possesses more than 18 years of experience in various building industries, ranging from inception of the layout to overseeing the total operations of development.
Adnan Azhar Ismail
General Manager, Leisure and Lifestyle
Adnan Azhar Ismail joined UEM Land in 2000. He has previously worked as General Manager of Strategic Planning for Kedah Cement Holdings Bhd and for Esso Production Malaysia Inc. where he worked as an analyst in the materials department and later the information systems department. He holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the United World College of the Atlantic, United Kingdom which he received in 1980. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from University of Wales, United Kingdom where he graduated in 1984 and a masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami, Florida, US where he graduated in 1985.
Tan Kay Hoon @ Karimah Tan Abdullah
General Manager, Corporate Communication
Tan Kay Hoon @ Karimah Tan Abdullah joined UEM Land on 4 June 2007. She joined UEMG Group in September 1995 and has held various positions within the group, including Vice President of Corporate Communications at Time dotCom Berhad in 2001. Before joining UEMG, Karimah was in the advertising industry where she worked in various local and international agencies that include KHK Needham, Wings BBDO and AMC. Her last position in the advertising industry was that of Account Director at Limkokwing Integrated Sdn Bhd. She holds a Diploma in Education and an Honours degree in Science from National University of Singapore where she graduated in 1983.
General Manager, Strategic Marketing
Zamry Ibrahim joined UEM Land as General Manager, Strategic Marketing of UEM Land Group on 11 September 2006. He has more than 14 years of experience in property marketing and was previously attached to UM Land, Malaysian Industrial Estates Sdn Bhd, Negara Properties (M) Berhad, the Encorp group and the AlBukhary group. He possesses a degree in Business Administration in Finance from Wilkes University Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1990 and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from University of Lehigh, Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1991.