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The Senior Management Team is the Group’s executive senior leaders who review and deliberate on issues and actions of Group-wide significance that are charted in the performance of the Group.



MOHD FARIS ADLI SHUKERY
Managing Director

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 49 Years Old
  • 1 October 2020

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom in 1995 before he obtained his Masters of Laws (International and Commercial Law) from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1997.

He began his career with Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 1997 in the Policy and Development Division before joining AmMerchant Bank as Compliance Manager in 2003. He later joined Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad as Manager in the Corporate Planning Department in 2005 before becoming the Vice President of Plantation Upstream in Sime Darby Plantation in 2008. In 2014, he joined downstream operations to become Head of Sime Darby Foods & Beverages Marketing. He become the Head of Customer Solutions for Sime Darby Oils before rejoining Sime Darby Plantation’s upstream operations as Regional Chief Executive Officer, Sabah in July 2019 until September 2020.

He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group


AZIAH AHMAD
Chief Financial Officer, Finance Division

  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • 55 Years Old
  • 1 April 2020

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

She is a Certified Practicing Accountant of CPA Australia and a member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. She joined JCorp as a General Manager on 1 April 2014 before her secondment to Damansara Assets Sdn Bhd as the Chief Financial Officer. From October 2016 to December 2019, she headed the Group Financial Monitoring and Advisory Department of JCorp. She became the Vice President and the Group Chief Financial Officer prior to joining Kulim. She also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.


MOHAMAD YAMI BAKAR
Head of Plantation Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 53 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He holds a Diploma in Planting Industry and Management from Institute Technology Mara in 1990. He joined the Company on 4 August 1990 as a Cadet Planter. He was seconded to Damansara Forest Project (“PNG”) Pte Ltd in 1996 and promoted as a Manager in 2004. He became a Regional Controller of Sindora Complex in 2011 and Tunjuk Laut Complex in 2014. Later, he was seconded to PT Wahana Semesta Kharisma, Indonesia in October 2014 until December 2016. He then heads Kulim Pineapple Farm on 1 August 2017 before assuming his current position on 1 January 2021. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.


MOHAMMED IZUDDIN ROSLI
Head of Strategy Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 55 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He joined Kulim on 1 September 2020 before assuming his current position. He graduated with a Diploma in Banking from Institute Technology Mara and started his career at Maybank in the Corporate Banking Division in 1988. He then pursued his first Degree at the Sheffield Hallam University and graduated with BA (Hons) in Business Studies majoring in Finance in 1992.

He has wide experience in Business Development and Communications through his various stints at Sepang F1 International Circuit and Iskandar Investment Berhad (“IIB”). Later, he joined FGV Holdings Berhad for six years as the General Manager in various capacities. In April 2020, he joined JCorp as Head of Business Development Department, before taking up his current position at Kulim. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.



AMRAN ZAKARIA
Head of Corporate Services Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 53 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Diploma in Training and Development from Auckland College of Education, New Zealand and Diploma in Industrial Relations from Malaysian Employers Federation. He brings with him vast experience in Human Resources Management at operation and strategic levels from his previous employment at the Prime Minister’s Department, Toyota Group, Nestle and several GLCs.

He joined Kulim as Head of Human Resource Division on 24 April 2017 and was seconded to JCorp in January 2020 to head the Group Human Resources before he resuming the same position at Kulim in September 2020. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.



NOOR EFFENDY MOHD ALI
Head of Marketing & Sustainability Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 57 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Finance from the Northern Illinois University, USA in 1987. He joined the Company as an Executive at Internal Audit Department in 1990 and transferred to Marketing/Commercial Department in 1993. He was promoted as a Manager in 2004 before becoming the Senior Manager from the year 2014 until December 2016. He was then appointed as the Head of Business Development and Marketing Division on 12 February 2018 before assuming his current position. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.



MOHD AKHIR WANTEH
Head of Plantation Inspectorate Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 59 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

He holds a Diploma in Planting Industry and Management from Institute Technology Mara in 1984. He joined the Company on 1 December 1987 as Cadet Planter before being promoted as a Manager in 2004. He was the Regional Controller of Tunjuk Laut Complex in 2009 and became the Region Head of Plantation Operations in 2015 until December 2016. On 1 January 2017, he was the Head of Plantation Division before assuming his current position. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.



ZAINURIAH ABDULLAH
Head of Plantation Advisory & Services Division

  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • 56 Years Old
  • 1 July 2017

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

She graduated with a Bachelor in Agricultural Science from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia in 1988. She joined Kulim as Cadet Executive in 1990 and later confirmed as an Agronomist and was attached to the R&D Division. She was promoted as a Manager of the R&D Division in 2000. In 2004, she was promoted to Senior Manager before becoming Comptroller of Kulim’s R&D Division in 2007. She heads the Plantation Advisory & Services Division since 2017. She also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.



WAN ADLIN WAN MAHMOOD
Head of Engineering & Projects Division

  • Malaysian
  • Male
  • 46 Years Old
  • 1 January 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
He graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Manufacturing and Production from Open University Malaysia in 2018. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA in 1997 and Diploma in Palm Oil Milling and Technology from MPOB in 2002. He also garnered the First Grade Steam Engineer Certification from the Department of Safety and Health in 2003. He joined the Company in November 2012 as Senior Manager at the Sedenak Palm Oil Mill until December 2016. He was then appointed as Deputy General Manager of the Engineering Department on 1 July 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience in palm oil milling in various locations in Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Sarawak. He also sits on the Board of several companies within Kulim Group



KASMAWATI KASIAN
Head of Governance Division

  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • 49 Years Old
  • 24 July 2017

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Liverpool, UK in 1995. She is a Certified Internal Auditor, possesses the Certification in Risk Management Assurance (“CRMA”) with 24 years experience in internal auditing, risk management and compliance, external auditing and corporate affairs. She started her career in Kulim as Internal Audit Executive on 1 September 1999. In 2010, she was appointed as Manager of the Corporate Affairs Department. She was promoted as the General Manager of Internal Audit Department in 2016 before assuming her current position. 



MAZIAH MAHMOD
Head of Digital Division

  • Malaysian
  • Female
  • 53 Years Old
  • 1 February 2021

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
She graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science from University Technology Malaysia. She started her career with JCorp as an Executive on 16 May 1993. She was appointed as Deputy Manager of the ICT Development Division in 2000 and was promoted to Manager in 2006. She was later seconded to Sovereign Multimedia Resources Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of JCorp before returning to JCorp in 2014 as Deputy General Manager of the ICT Development Division. She left JCorp as General Manager of the ICT Development Division before assuming her current role at Kulim. She also sits in the Board of several companies within Kulim Group.