mohamad-nageeb

DATUK MOHAMAD NAGEEB BIN AHMAD ABDUL WAHAB
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DATUK MOHAMAD NAGEEB BIN AHMAD ABDUL WAHAB, male, aged 63, Malaysian, was appointed to the Board on 19 March 2018. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Datuk Mohamad Nageeb holds a Diploma in Natural Rubber Processing and Applied Science (Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia).

He began his career with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad in 1979 as Cadet Planter and was exposed to various crop mix such as cocoa, rubber and oil palm including processing facilities.

In 1992, he joined Kumpulan Guthrie Bhd Head Office as Manager, Estates Department overseeing the Rubber Processing & Strategic Management Unit. In 1996, he was seconded to an associate Company in Thailand whose primary business is in rubber processing and served there for 11 years in various capacities including as Managing Director from 2001. At the end of 2007, upon the merger of the 3 entities, Guthrie, Golden Hope and Sime Darby, he returned back to Kuala Lumpur to take up a new role in Sime Darby Plantation Berhad as Senior Vice President, Plantation Upstream, heading the Group, Rubber/Other Crops Operations and Mechanisation Unit as well as being involved in the Upstream rubber expansion plans of the Company. In January 2014, he was promoted as Senior Vice President 1 and assumed the role as Head, Upstream Malaysia, taking charge of all estates totaling 340,000 hectares, 34 oil mills and 2 rubber factories. He retires from Sime Darby Plantation Berhad in September 2017.

Immediately after retiring, he was appointed by the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) as its Chief Executive. A position he held till present.

Throughout his long career span, he held various positions in the Industry, including Deputy President of Malaysian Agricultural Producers Association (MAPA), Member of the National Labour Advisory Council {NLAC) and Malaysia's representative to the International Tripartite Rubber Council {ITRC) amongst others.

For his service to the Industry, he was conferred the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) by his Majesty Yang Di Pertuan Agong in 2017.