Extracted from Annual Report 2017
Capt. Hassan Ali ("Capt. Hassan"), Malaysian, male, aged 60, was appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer ("Acting CEO") effective 30 November 2017 following the resignation of the Managing Director on 30 November 2017.
Capt. Hassan has more than 40 years of experience in the marine industry spanning across various companies including MISC Berhad, PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd., Malaysian Maritime Academy, Orient Overseas Container Line (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Gugusan Maritime Sdn. Bhd. His last position was a Chief Executive Officer of Tanjung Kapal Services Sdn. Bhd.
In his former position as the Chief Operating Officer of ICON, Capt. Hassan has the overall accountability for the Operations and Technical functions of the Group's fleet of vessels. Since the appointment as Acting CEO, he takes on full responsibility to steer the Company forward. He is accountable for developing and implementing the corporate and operational strategies of the Group.
Capt. Hassan obtained his Master Degree in Science ("MSc.") from University of Wales College of Cardiff. He also holds a Master of Foreign Going Certificate of Competency (Class 1).
Jamalludin Obeng, Malaysian, male, aged 53, 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 27 years of working experience with 24 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, Malaysian, female, aged 45, is the Senior General Manager of Legal & Secretarial of ICON effective 9 February 2015.
She is responsible for overseeing and providing 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.
She has about 20 years of working experience. She has extensive experience in stakeholder management collaboration with local and international legal firms and dealings with multinational company business units. Prior to joining ICON, she served as the 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 joint venture company with Sumitomo Corporation and Cadagua S.A. 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.
Kamarunnihar Abdul Samad, Malaysian, female, aged 55, is the General Manager of Human Capital of ICON effective 1 August 2016.
She brings with over 21 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, 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.