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Datuk Syed Hisham Syed Wazir

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lndependent Non-Executive Director

Age: 67
Nationality: Malaysian
Gender: Male
Date of Appointment: 8 May 2020
Length of Tenure as Director: < 3 years
Date of Last Re-election: 17 June 2020


  • Master in Business Administration, Ohio State University, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Plymouth University, UK
  • Ordinary National Diploma in Engineering, Hastings College of Further Education, UK

Working Experience and Occupation:

  • Independent Non-Executive Director, Bermaz Auto Berhad (December 2016 - present)
  • Non-Executive Director, SIRIM STS Sdn Bhd (August 2019 - present)
  • Non-Executive Director, SIRIM National Precision Tooling Sdn Bhd (September 2020 - present)
  • Non-Executive Director, SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd (September 2020 - present)
  • Non-Executive Chairman, SIRIM National Precision Tooling Sdn Bhd (November 2017 - October 2020)
  • Non-Executive Chairman, SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd (July 2017 - October 2020)
  • Director, SIRIM Berhad (July 2017 - August 2019)
  • Group Managing Director, Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad (November 2015 - July 2017)
  • President & Group Chief Executive Officer, UMW Holdings Berhad (October 2010 - October 2015)
  • Director, UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, UMW Equipment Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, UMW M&E Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, KYB-UMW Malaysia Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, PERODUA Sales Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, PERODUA Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, PERODUA Engine Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (2010 - September 2015)
  • Director, Toyota Capital Malaysia Sdn Bhd (2011 - September 2015)
  • Director, UMW Technology Sdn Bhd (2013 - September 2015)
  • Chief Operating Officer, Naza Kia Sdn. Bhd. & Naza Kia Services Sdn Bhd (November 2009 - August 2010)
  • Managing Director, Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad (May 2005 - August 2009)
  • President/Chief Operating Officer, Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd (2003 - May 2005)
  • General Manager, Marketing Division, Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd (January 2001 - December 2002)
  • General Manager, International Business, DRB-HICOM Export Corporations Sdn. Bhd (April 1998 - December 2000)
  • Director, Proton Cars (UK) Pte Ltd (1997 - 1998)
  • General Manager, Proton Corporations Sdn Bhd (1995 - March 1998)

Directorship of Public Companies:

  • Bermaz Auto Berhad
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MSM Sugar Refinery (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. (MSM Johor), a subsidiary of MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad (MSM) operates MSM’s new sugar refinery based in Tanjung Langsat, Johor which is set to be the largest standalone sugar refinery in Malaysia. Erected on a 50.63 acre land plot, the integrated complex is under development for Phase 1 - to build and operate a 3,000 tonnes per day of refined sugar output (RSO) contributing of up to 1 million MT on the Group’s annual production capacity. This is set to be fully commissioned by mid year of 2018. Upon increase in demand, expansion of Phase 2 shall commence by 2025. The combined annual production capacity of Phase 1 and Phase 2 is capable for up to an astounding 2 million MT, strengthening MSM’s position as one of the leading refined sugar producer in the region. With an investment of approximately USD $259 million for the development of Phase 1, this magnifies the Group’s confidence to showcase its ability towards MSM’s 53 years of talented expertise and experience in sugar refining and skilled management. Upon completion and full commissioning of MSM Johor, the total group production capacity will increase of up to 3.25 million MT per annum. One of MSM Johor’s salient point enables capacity building which translates to competitive pricing on end products. This allows MSM to foray into neighbouring countries, further strengthen the Group’s domestic market share and transform Malaysia into a regional hub for high quality refined sugar. Significantly, MSM Johor is seen to be a key growth driver for MSM Group to realize its mission in becoming one of the top 10 global sugar player by 2020.