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B O A R D O F

DIRECTORS’

PROFILE

AMIR HAMZAH AZIZAN

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

50, Male, Malaysian

Appointed on 1 July 2016

Amir Hamzah holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in

Management (majoring in Finance and Economics) from

Syracuse University, New York. He has also attended the

Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University,

United States of America and the Corporate Finance

Evening Programme at the London Business School,

United Kingdom.

He was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2016 as

Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed

as Deputy Chairman of the Board of UEM Edgenta Berhad

on 13 July 2016. Subsequently, he was re-designated as

Chairman of the Board on 29 August 2016.

He is currently the Managing Director of Icon Offshore

Berhad. He has 27 years of industry and international

experience and extensive knowledge of the oil and gas

industry, and marine logistics sector. Apart from that, he

has in-depth experience of leading stock-market listed

companies, with a strong track record of creating

shareholder value through integrating operations and

accelerating earnings growth by expanding into new

markets and increasing market share.

He was the Group MD/CEO of Petronas Lubricants

International Sdn Bhd and Vice President, Lubricants

Business at Petroliam Nasional Berhad until February

2016. He started his career within the Shell Group of

Companies for 10 years, serving in various capacities,

including as Head of Financial Services and Manager,

Planning & Support at Sarawak Shell Berhad, Corporate

Finance Executive at Shell Malaysia Limited, Marketing

Credit Accountant at Shell Singapore Pte Ltd, Internal

Auditor at Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd, and Senior

Treasury Advisory at Shell International Ltd, London.

In the year 2000, he joined MISC Berhad as the Group’s

General Manager, Corporate Planning Services.

Subsequently in 2004, he was the Regional Business

Director (Europe, America, Africa and FSU) of MISC

Berhad in London, United Kingdom before being

appointed President/CEO, AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd

on 1 April 2005. He was promoted to become the

President/CEO of MISC Berhad on 1 January 2009 and

served until 14 June 2010. He was subsequently made

the MD/CEO of Petronas Dagangan Berhad from

15 June 2010 until 31 August 2012, when he became the

Group MD/CEO of Petronas Lubricants International. At

the same time, he was also the Vice President Downstream

Marketing from 1 March 2011 until 1 July 2013, when he

became the Vice President Lubricants for Petroliam

Nasional Berhad.

His current directorships include Icon Offshore Berhad

and its subsidiaries.