DATUK MOHAMED ARSAD BIN SEHAN
Datuk Mohamed Arsad bin Sehan, aged 62, was appointed to the Board on 19 October 2011. He holds a Bachelor
of Economics (Statistics) degree from University of Malaya and was conferred the honourary award D.M.S.M by
the State of Melaka which carries the title “Datuk”. He had a long career of 31 years, from 1978 to 2009, in banking
industry with Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad and Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. At Bank Kerjasama
Rakyat Malaysia Berhad, he held various senior management positions including General Manager of Commercial
Banking, Assistant General Manager of Banking Operations, Sector Head of Financing and Division Head of Planning
and Development and Corporate Services. He spent 7 years as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of
a private limited company dealing in the manufacturing and supplying of standby power systems on secondment
from Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad. Currently, he is the Executive Director of PureCircle Sdn Bhd, a
Malaysian entity in the PureCircle global group of companies, the world’s leading producer and supplier of high
purity, high-intensity natural sweeteners and flavours made from stevia plant. Currently he is a council member of
the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the chairman of FMM Negeri Sembilan branch.
He is a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.
Apart from the Company, Datuk Arsad is an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Bertam Alliance
Berhad. He is also the Chairman for both Koperasi Kakitangan Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad and
Koperasi Kumpulan Professional Kuala Lumpur Berhad.
He does not have any interest in the shares of the Company and its subsidiaries.
He has no family relationship with any other director and/or substantial shareholder of the Company. Neither has
he entered into any transaction which has a conflict of interest with the Company nor has he been convicted of any
offence within the past ten years.