Extracted from Annual Report 2016
Encik Amir Hamzah bin Azizan, was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company on 1 March 2016 ("MD") and is our Non-Independent Executive Director.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management (majoring in Finance and Economics) from Syracuse University, New York. He has also attended the Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University, United States of America and the Corporate Finance Evening Programme at the London Business School, United Kingdom.
He has 27 years of industry and international experience and extensive knowledge in the oil and gas industry and marine logistics sector. In addition, he has in-depth experience in leading stock-market listed companies, with a strong track record of creating shareholder value through integration operations and accelerating earning growth by expanding into new markets and increasing market share.
He started his career within the Shell Group of Companies for 10 years, serving in various capacities, including as Head of Financial Services and Manager of Planning and Support at Sarawak Shell Berhad, Corporate Finance Executive at Shell Malaysia Limited, Marketing Credit Accountant at Shell Singapore Pte. Ltd., Internal Auditor at Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte. Ltd., and Senior Treasury Advisory at Shell International Ltd., London. In the year 2000, he joined MISC Berhad as the Group's General Manager, Corporate Planning Services. Subsequently in 2004, he was the Regional Business Director (Europe, Americas, Africa and FSU) of MISC Berhad in London, United Kingdom before being appointed as the President/Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of AET Tanker Holdings Sdn. Bhd. on 1 April 2005. He was then promoted as the President/CEO of MISC Berhad on 1 January 2009 and served until 14 June 2010.
Subsequently he became the MD/CEO of PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad since 15 June 2010 until 31 August 2012, when he became the Group MD/CEO of PETRONAS Lubricants International. At the same time, he was also the Vice President Downstream Marketing from 1 March 2011 until 1 July 2013, when he became the Vice President Lubricants for Petroliam Nasional Berhad.
On 1 July 2016, he was appointed as a Director of UEM Edgenta Berhad ("UEM Edgenta"). Subsequently on 29 August 2016, he was appointed as the Chairman for both the Board and the Nomination Committee of UEM Edgenta.
He has attended all six Board Meetings held in the financial year ended 31 December 2016 since his appointment on 1 March 2016.
Capt. Hassan Ali ("Capt. Hassan"), Malaysian, male, aged 59 was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of ICON effective 1 March 2016.
Capt. Hassan has more than 39 years of experience in the shipping industry spanning across various companies such as Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad ("MISC Berhad"), PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., Malaysian Maritime Academy, Orient Overseas Container Line (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Gugusan Maritime Sdn. Bhd., etc. His last position prior to joining ICON was Chief Executive Officer of Tanjung Kapal Services Sdn. Bhd..
As the Chief Operating Officer, Capt. Hassan has an overall accountability for the Operations and Technical functions of the Group. He supports the Managing Director in developing the corporate and operational strategies and facilitates these efforts across the Group.
Capt. Hassan earned his Masters Degree in Science from University of Wales College of Cardiff. He also holds a Master of Foreign Going Certificate of Competency (Class 1).
Idham Adnan Jamil ("Idham"), Malaysian, male, aged 44 is the Chief Financial Officer of ICON effective 1 April 2017.
Idham has over 20 years of experience in finance functions in oil & gas industry locally and internationally. He started his career with Arab-Malaysian Corporation Bhd in 1995.
After about three years, he left to join Petroliam Nasional Berhad ("PETRONAS"). He held several positions in PETRONAS Group, both locally and abroad. His last posting was as Chief Accountant, PETRONAS (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. He left PETRONAS in 2010 to take up the challenge in Qatar Petroleum as Senior Specialist, Joint Interest Group, Planning and Policy Directorate. After about four years in Qatar, he returned to Malaysia to join Shapadu Energy & Engineering as the Group Chief Financial Officer until January 2017.
Idham is currently a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia (ICAA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He obtained he Bachelor Commerce (Accounting) Degree from University of New South Wales, Australia.
Jamalludin Obeng, Malaysian, male, aged 52 was appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer of ICON effective 1 March 2017.
He is responsible for the strategy and development of new business opportunities and growth, and at the same time provides leadership and direction for commercial and chartering.
Prior to joining ICON, he was the Group Business Development Director for Petra Energy Berhad, with concurrent responsibilities as the Chief Executive Officer of Petra Fabricators Sdn. Bhd.
He has more than 26 years of working experience with 23 years in the oil and gas industry, which included a 10 years stint in Petroliam Nasional Berhad ("PETRONAS") and a nine years stint in the Kencana Petroleum Group which subsequently became part of SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad. During his tenure of service in PETRONAS which started in 1990, his job functions were mostly in project economics, business and project planning mainly in Upstream. After PETRONAS, he was with Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad, for a period of three years as the Business Development Manager starting in 2000 and later as the Group Procurement Manager.
In SapuraKencana Group, he was the Vice President (Fabrication), with concurrent responsibilities as the Managing Director for its main subsidiary of construction and fabrication arm, Kencana HL Sdn. Bhd., a position he held from 2008 to 2012, after heading Business Development. He later moved to MMHE Berhad, where he was the General Manager of Business Development and Commercial from 2012 to 2014.
He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Computing from University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from California State University, Fresno, USA.
Maizatul Aznin Mohamed ("Maizatul"), Malaysian, female, aged 44 is the Senior General Manager of Legal & Secretarial of ICON since 9 February 2015.
She is responsible to oversee and provide legal advice and guidance on major company activities and business issues including as a custodian of Company's interest commercially and legally. She is also responsible in managing all secretariat and management/board relationships.
Maizatul has extensive experience in stakeholder management and collaboration with local and international legal firms. Prior to joining ICON, she served as General Counsel of Malakoff Corporation Berhad ("Malakoff") a leading independent power producer in Malaysia. During her stint at Malakoff she was appointed as a director of Muscat City Desalination Company S.A.O.C., a jointventure company with Sumitomo Corporation and Cadagua S.A. from 2013. She started her career with Golden Hope Plantations Berhad in 1998.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (Hons) from University of East London and also a member of Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS).
Kamarunnihar Abdul Samad Malaysian, female, aged 54 is the General Manager of Human Capital of ICON since 1 August 2016.
She brings with over 20 years of experience in Human Resource Management. She started her career with MARA in 1985 as an educator. In 1992, she joined the corporate world as a Training Executive with one of the subsidiaries of Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad. Since then she has been in the field of Human Resource Management and has served in several companies including Radicare (M) Sdn. Bhd., CIMB, Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad ("MISC Berhad") and PETRONAS Lubricants International. She has also accumulated a wealth of experience as a Human Resource Consultant with the Performance and Rewards team of Towers Perrin (now known as Willis Towers Watson).
As the General Manager of Human Capital she has the strategic and functional responsibilities for all of the Human Resources disciplines which include Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Employee Relations and Recruitment and Selection.
She holds a Master of Science Degree in Corporate Communication from UPM and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Western Illinois University, USA.
Ronnie Khoo Boo Eam, Malaysian, male, aged 40, is the General Manager of Strategic Planning of ICON since 1 January 2017.
Prior to that he was General Manager of Coporate Finance & Strategy.
He is responsible for developing and executing the Company's overall strategy, corporate growth and investor relations. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Curtin University of Technology, Australia and is currently a member of CPA, Australia. He joined the Company in September 2009.
Ronnie has 17 years of working experience in strategy, corporate finance/fund raising, capital investments, mergers and acquisition and audit. He started his career in 2000 with PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services department where he spent 6 years. In 2006, he joined Asian Finance Bank Berhad as a pioneer member to setup the bank's internal audit function before its incorporation in 2007. After three years, he left to join the Company (formerly Omni Petromaritime Sdn. Bhd.) and held various position in Corporate Finance and Strategy and Strategic Planning. During his tenure in the Company, he was actively involved in the Company's vessel fleet growth, debt and equity funding and joint ventures.