Board of Directors

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Dato Sharkawi Alis

Chairman

Dato Sharkawi Alis

Chairman

DATO SHARKAWI ALIS, aged seventy-one (71), Male, Malaysian. Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Takaful Ikhlas Berhad since 3 January 2008. Member of the Nomination Committee. He is a Barrister-at-Law from Middle Temple, London where he was called in 1971. He served in the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service in various capacities for eleven (11) years before he was appointed as Group Legal Adviser of Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad in August 1982. In January 1997, he joined the Securities Commission, Malaysia as Director of Market Supervision and subsequently as Director of Corporate Resources Division till March 2003. Also Chairman of MNRB Holdings Berhad, Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Labuan Re and MRDL, a Director of  Development Bank of Sarawak Berhad, Permodalan Satok Berhad, Motordata Research Consortium Sdn Bhd and Perbadanan Kemajuan Ekonomi Sarawak (SEDC). He is also a trustee for Yayasan Hartanah Bumiputera Sarawak.

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Mohd Din Merican

Executive Director

Mohd Din Merican

Executive Director

MOHD DIN MERICAN, aged fifty-six (56), Male, Malaysian, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director since 2 March 2012. He was then re-designated as the Executive Director on 2nd March 2018. Member of the Investment Committee and the Nomination Committee. Also the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of MNRB Holdings Berhad. He obtained Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is an Associate of The Malaysian Insurance Institute (AMII) since 1991. He has thirty (30) years' experience in the insurance industry and has held key management positions in various insurance, insurance broking and reinsurance firms including being the Principal Officer & General Manager of SCOR Switzerland Ltd (Converium Ltd), Labuan Branch. Prior to joining MNRB, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Mayban Ageas Holdings Berhad and the Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Insurance Berhad. Formerly a member of Management Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia, National Insurance Association of Malaysia and President of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia. Also a Director of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Sinar Seroja Berhad (formerly known as MNRB Retakaful Berhad), Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd., Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd., Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad  and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd. 

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Datuk Haji Nik Moustpha Haji Nik Hassan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Haji Nik Moustpha Haji Nik Hassan

Independent Non-Executive Director

DATUK HAJI NIK MOUSTPHA HAJI NIK HASSAN, aged sixty-five (65), Male, Malaysian, Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 March 2016. Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee of the Board and Remuneration Committee. Obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Ohio University, Ohio, United States of America in 1977 and Master of Administration (Economics) from Ohio University in 1978. He joined the Faculty of Economics and Agribusiness of the Agriculture University of Malaysia as a lecturer in 1979. In 1989 he joined the Faculty of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He was appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management of IIUM from 1987 till 1989. He was also a Visiting Fellowship at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford University, United Kingdom for one academic year. Upon completion, he resumed as the Dean of the Faculty of Post Graduate Studies at IIUM in 1992. He joined the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) in 1993 and held various positions before retiring as the Director General of IKIM in 2015. He was also a Director of Chemical Company Malaysia Berhad. He was appointed as a member of the Group Shariah Committee of MNRB Holdings Berhad on 2nd November 2015. Shariah Committee member for Takaful IKHLAS since December 2002 and also Sinar Seroja Berhad (formerly known as MNRB Retakaful Berhad) since April 2012 until its dissolution on 2nd November 2015.

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Md Adnan Md Zain

Independent Non-Executive Director

Md Adnan Md Zain

Independent Non-Executive Director

MD ADNAN MD ZAIN, aged sixty-one (61), Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 April 2016. Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Investment Committee. He obtained Bachelor of Economics from University Putra Malaysia and Registered Financial Planner from Malaysian Financial Planning Council. He began his career in the banking industry with Standard Chartered Bank in 1981 where he served in various operations including senior positions as the Regional Manager and the Head, Global Electronic Banking. He was appointed as the CEO of MCIS Zurich Insurance Berhad in 2006 and was elected as President of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (“LIAM”) for 2 terms in 2009/2010 and 2010/2011. He was the Chairman of Malaysian Life Reinsurance Berhad and currently, a Director of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad, Kuwait Finance House (Labuan) Berhad and two (2) other private limited companies.

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Rosinah Mohd Salleh

Independent Non-Executive Director

Rosinah Mohd Salleh

Independent Non-Executive Director

ROSINAH MOHD SALLEH, aged forty-nine (49), Female, Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 April 2016. Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Risk Management Committee and Nomination Committee. She obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from University of Kent at Canterbury, England in 1992 and was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law at Lincoln’s Inn in 1993. In 2000, she obtained a Master of Business Administration (International Industrial Management) from University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen, Germany. She began her career in 1994 when she joined Nik Saghir & Ismail, a corporate law firm as a Corporate Lawyer. In 2001, she joined RHB Banking Group as its Legal Manager. In 2004, she joined Ng & Shum, a law firm in Guangzhou, China as a Foreign Lawyer. In 2007, she joined Azmi & Associates, a corporate law firm in Kuala Lumpur as a Senior Counsel. In 2011, she joined TUV Rheinland Japan Ltd in Yokohama, Japan as the Coordinator at the Product Certification Department. From 2012 until to date, she is a Partner at Azmi and Associates in Kuala Lumpur. Also a Director of MNRB Holdings Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad and Pelaburan Hartanah Nasional Berhad

George Oommen

George Oommen

Independent Non-Executive Director

George Oommen

Independent Non-Executive Director

GEORGE OOMMEN, aged sixty-five (65), Male, Malaysian. Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 May 2018. Chairman of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee as well as member of the Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is also a certified Accountant by the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants United Kingdom and the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants Malaysia. He has thirty-six (36) years’ of experience in the insurance industry. He began his career in 1981 when he joined American International Assurance Company Ltd as an Accountant. In 1999, he joined AIG Lippo Life Insurance Company, Indonesia as Vice President-Director. He then joined TATA AIG Life Insurance Company, India, in 2001, as Managing Director. George Oommen later joined ACE INA Holdings Inc, India as Country Head/CEO in 2001. In 2003, he joined ACE Life, Cairo, Egypt as Chairman/Managing Director. In 2005, he joined ACE India Representative Office, India as Country Head/CEO. In 2006, he joined Signtech International Sdn Bhd as Chief Executive Officer. He later joined Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), UAE in 2007 where he was appointed as the Executive Director, Business Development. In 2010, he joined MENA Dubai, UAE as CEO & General Representative, Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. Also a Director of MNRB Holdings Berhad and Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd.

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