Leadership Team

Datuk Haji Ab Hamid bin Mohamad Hanipah Director of Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/64
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Key Senior Management position: 1 June 2014

Datuk Haji Ab Hamid bin Mohamad Hanipah began his career as a government security officer in the year 1978 and left the civil service as Deputy Director General of Chief Government Security Office (CGSO), Prime Minister's Department in April 2014.

While in service, he attended Senior Special Branch Officers Programme in Special Branch School, Kuala Lumpur in 1978. Then in 1985, he attended the Senior Security Intelligence Officers Course and Government Security Course in Defence College of London.

He then enrolled in Management of Training Programme and Civil Service Reform Programme in 1992 and 1995 at Royal Institute of Public Administration (RIPA), London. He also participated in various programmes related to protective security and management.

He has contributed vastly in the development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Security Policy which encompasses training, directives of ICT Security and formulating manual Malaysian Public Sector Management of Information and Communication Technology Handbook (MyMis). He headed the team for formulating security directives and manuals during the shifting of federal administrative centre from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya.

He is a Director of Safe Shield Security Sdn Bhd. He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Dato' Mohd Habib bin Jamaldin Director of Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/63
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Key Senior Management position: 15 December 2013

Dato' Mohd Habib bin Jamaldin graduated from University Science Malaysia with Bachelor of Applied Science (Majoring in Electronics), later he continued his studies in United Kingdom to obtain a higher National Diploma in Printing from Watford College.

He started his career as an Assistant Director (Printing) in Government Printer (Jabatan Percetakan Negara now known as Percetakan National Malaysia Berhad) in 1983, moving his way up to Managing Director before his retirement in January 2010.

A valuable experience in printing Government Security and general documents, a good knowledge of government procedures and policies over a period of 27 years and experiencing a technological change from traditional offset printing to current digital printing while managing a work force of about 1,000 employees with various location in Malaysia.

He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Chuah Ban Cheng Director of Datasonic Corporation Sdn Bhd
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/52
Gender: Male
Date Appointed to the Key Senior Management position: 1 November 2012

Mr. Chuah Ban Cheng joined Datasonic as Director of the International and Domestic Sales Division. He graduated from University of Malaya in 1991 with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering.

He has 24 years working experience in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry specialising in semiconductors and smart card technology. His career has spanned a wide portfolio of positions ranging from technical, commercial, marketing, business development, business planning, business evaluation and acquisition, corporate planning, international to senior management.

With his extensive experience in project management, strategic sales engagement, contract negotiation and the global ICT and smart card market, he has been instrumental in assisting the company to establish itself as an international leader in the field.

His responsibilities include overseeing the business operations and development of new business as well as increasing coverage of products and services throughout Malaysia, as well as to develop specialist products and services worldwide through organic growth as well as strategic acquisitions in order to penetrate new markets globally.

He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Siti Rohana binti Abd. Majid Director of Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd and Datasonic Smart Solutions Sdn Bhd
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/60
Gender: Female
Date Appointed to the Key Senior Management position: 17 July 2008

Siti Rohana joined Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd as the Head of Telecommunications and subsequently promoted as a Director of Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd on 17 September 2009. She graduated from the University of South Florida, USA in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Electrical Engineering.

She began her career in 1980 with Telekom Malaysia Berhad after obtaining a Diploma in Electrical Electronics Engineering from UiTM. She worked for Telekom Malaysia for more than 20 years. During her tenure with Telekom Malaysia Berhad, some of her jobs responsibility covered planning and implementation of local access network, planning and project implementation of radio transmission and multiplexes, technical planning, project implementation and marketing of Mobile services in Sabah. She was also the Head of Marketing, SUKOM 1998 Project for Telekom Malaysia dealing with the Local and International Broadcasters and News Media for their telecommunications need from Mobile Satellite to simple telephones. For 6 years she was in Telco Strategy, as the Assistant General Manager for Business Strategy Analysis and Development, Head of Competitor Management, Head of Regulatory Management and her last post was General Manager of Contact Centre Management in 2004.

From 2005 to 2008, she ran her own business in training and general trading through Rizqin As`Sidiq Sdn Bhd.

Her current responsibilities include overseeing the business management, project management and operations of Next Generation Network (NGN) project and Broadband over Power Line (BPL) project. NGN project is for Telekom Malaysia as a Local Partner which includes hardware and software installation, testing, commissioning and customer migration to NGN platform. BPL project is to provide a cheaper and faster broadband access to rakyat in line with the Government's National Broadband Plan.

She does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.

Nor Hayati binti Mohd. Sidik Projects Advisor - Corporate Management Office
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Nationality/Age: Malaysian/49
Gender: Female
Date Appointed to the Key Senior Management position: 1 August 2014

Puan Nor Hayati graduated from Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana, USA with Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1991. She is a member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) as well as Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

She has 22 years technical and management experiences in construction, telecommunication and mission critical industries. Her career started as Electrical Engineer for construction company Kejuruteraan Bintai Kindenko and later moved to Binariang Sdn Bhd (now known as Maxis Communication Bhd) which saw her involved in GSM and Technical Office Centers Roll Out nationwide. In Maxis, she led the Facility Engineering and was part of the Technical Due Diligence Team during MAXIS-TIMECell merger acquisition as well as involved during Maxis-NatrindoTelepon Seluler Technical Due Diligence and roll out planning in Indonesia. Her last post was General Manager for Sapura Secured Technologies where her involvement was in providing mission critical solutions to Government of Malaysia.

She does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed companies.