YBHG. TAN SRI DATO’ SRI (DR.) MOHAMAD NORZA BIN ZAKARIA
Executive Chairman & President
He was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Company on 13 December 2019 and was subsequently redesignated as the Executive Chairman on 14 May 2020. He was later re-designated as the Executive Chairman & President of the Company on 8 September 2021.
He is a major shareholder of the Company by virtue of his direct interest in TIZA Global Sdn Bhd (formerly know as Citaglobal Sdn Bhd) (“TIZA Global”) and indirect interest in Citaglobal Energy Resources Sdn Bhd held via TIZA Global pursuant to Section 8 of the Companies Act 2016.
His profile is listed in the Profile of Directors set out in this Annual Report
MR. WAN SHARIMAN WAN MOHAMED
Group Chief Operating Officer
He was appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer of Citaglobal Berhad on 1 August 2022.
An alumnus of MRSM Kota Bharu, he is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) UK, and a Chartered Accountant (CA) of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He also holds a Master in Business Administration (with Distinction) from Nottingham Trent University, UK.
He has extensive senior management experience gained from 30 years in multiple industries. He has held senior leadership roles overseeing various business units and Group at strategic and operational levels. Prior to joining Citaglobal Berhad, he was Director, Corporate Services, AZRB / Executive Director, AZ Land & Properties (AZRB’s property arm). He was also previously Chief Operating Officer of MAJU Group, Vice President of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB), and Financial Controller of APL-NOL Malaysia.
He was a non-independent, non-executive director of Ipmuda Berhad, a public-listed company on Bursa Main Board.
MR. WILLIAM CHAN FOOK KWONG
Chief Financial Officer
He was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Citaglobal Group on 7 November 2018. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He has over 20 years of experience in accounting and reporting, financial management, treasury management, corporate finance and tax planning.
Prior to joining Citaglobal Berhad, he was the Chief Financial Officer for a Malaysian company listed on the Main Board of Singapore Exchange and subsequently the Chief Financial Officer for Eversendai Corporation Berhad (“Eversendai”), a Malaysian Structural Steel turnkey and power plant contractor undertaking many highly complex projects in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions. He joined Eversendai in September 2008 and spent 3 years working in its operations in Sharjah, UAE before returning to assist in the IPO exercise of Eversendai in 2011. He served as Head of Corporate Finance prior to his appointment as the Chief Financial Officer of Eversendai in August 2015.
His shareholding in the Company is set out at the Chief Executives’ Shareholdings in the Analysis of Shareholdings section of this Annual Report.
AZLY BIN ABDUL KADIR
Head of Civil Engineering and Construction
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Citaglobal Land Sdn Bhd and Citaglobal Engineering Services Sdn Bhd on 14 November 2022.
An alumnus of Sekolah Alam Shah Kuala Lumpur, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and is registered with the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia.
He has over 25 years of extensive commercial, technical and management experience in the construction industry, locally and abroad. He started his career as a Quantity Surveyor at IBAI BINA Sdn Bhd in July 1996. He later moved to Peremba Construction Sdn Bhd as a Senior Quantity Surveyor and was involved in the various infrastructure projects in Putrajaya and Cyberjaya. He subsequently joined Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd in April 2000 where he excelled in his leadership role as the General Manager and served the company for 22 years. He was involved in the management and operations of the company including bidding, contracting, procurement and project management. He was later appointed as a Director for two subsidiaries of the Muhibbah Group until 2022.
DR SIVAKUMAR SUPPREMANIAM
Head of Energy
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Citaglobal Energy Sdn Bhd on 3 January 2023. He oversees the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy and Power Generation Divisions under the Energy Segment.
He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration and a Masters in Science Engineering.
He started his career at Petronas Carigali in 1991 and had served in different Project and Engineering roles. After leaving Petronas, he worked for various multinational companies such as Honeywell and ABB where he held senior positions and roles. He later moved onto Sapura Energy to take on multiple key leadership roles such as the Head of Engineering and Commissioning; the Head of Tender and Engineering which under his leadership successfully bid and won many key brownfield projects and the Head of Commercial Operations of which he successfully led the contract management to deliver key commercial numbers.
TAN CHONG BOON
Head of Manufacturing
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for Citaglobal Industries Sdn Bhd on 12 July 1994.
He graduated from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) with an honour’s degree in Civil Engineering.
He has experience in the areas of designing and building of civil and structural works. He commenced his career as a Design Engineer in a civil and structural consulting company. In 1995, he successfully established and spearheaded the Manufacturing Business Segment for Citglobal Berhad on cold drawn bright steel production plant. Over the years, due to his vast experience and strong networking with his counterparts within Malaysia and internationally, he spearheaded the venture into the production of Cold Drawn polished shafts for automotive parts, office automation, industrial machines, computer part of components, fasteners, home electrical appliances, furniture industry and etc.
AZLAN SHAH BIN MOHD YUSOH
Head of Property Development
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Property Development Division on 20 October 2022.
He is an alumnus of MRSM Kerteh Terengganu and graduated from University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in BSc. Land Surveyor and Mapping Science.
He has more than 20 years of experience in property development, construction and palm oil activities and businesses. Prior to leading the Property Division, he headed the Civil Engineering and Construction Segment of the Citaglobal group. His largest achievement before joining the Group was heading the township development in Kuantan, Pahang where he led his team to convert 1,500 acres of oil palm plantation into a new township known as KotaSAS. He successfully included the new State of Pahang administration center and the ECRL station within the township.
Head of Telecommunications
He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Citaglobal Telecommunication Sdn Bhd on 2 February 2023.
He has a degree in Electronic System and Control Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunication industry, specialising in the development of fibre optic network in Malaysia. He was the CEO of Allo Technology Sdn Bhd, a fully owned subsidiary of TNB that was formerly known as Setia Haruman Technology, a technology arm of the master developer of Cyberjaya. His role was crucial for the development of the fiber network infrastructure for enterprise and homes along with substantial cellular tower fiberisation, data centre connectivity, and cross-border connectivity to the neighbouring nations; promoting the growth of international telco ad data centre business.
After that, he moved to Altel Holdings Sdn Bhd to oversee Altel Communication Sdn Bhd and net2one Sdn Bhd, which focused on the network rollout of private LTE and Mobile Virtual Network Operations (MVNO). Also, he put together the private LTE ecosystem and planned for the national rollout of the network for sectors that require high accuracy and low latency networks for IOT, cybersecurity, data analysis, cloud computing services and private LTE networks.
He is currently spearheading Citaglobal Group’s Telecommunications Division to rollout 5G telecommunication towers, fibre and fixed networks, as well as a private 5G enterprise solution.