Dato’ Abdul Rahman was appointed to our Board on 14 July 2015 and is our Non-Executive Chairman. He has over 30 years of experience in the engineering and telecommunications industry and has been instrumental in leading our Group to become an established player in the telecommunications industry. He provides strategic direction and formulates business and corporate policies and strategies for the continual growth of our Group. Dato’ Abdul Rahman started his career as a technical assistant at Telekom Department of Malaysia in 1975. Between 1977 and 1980, Dato’ Abdul Rahman worked for various companies before returning to Telekom Department of Malaysia as an assistant controller in January 1980. From 1983 to 1985, Dato’ Abdul Rahman worked for various companies under Sri Communication Sdn Bhd where he was involved in telecommunications-related projects. In 1986, Dato’ Abdul Rahman joined Sapura Infrastructure Group as a general manager where he was responsible for two companies within the group involved in telecommunications-related projects. In May 1996, Dato’ Abdul Rahman founded CMC Engineering to offer full turnkey engineering services relating to public transportation system, telecommunication network roll-out and oil and gas electrical and automation works.
Dato’ Abdul Rahman graduated with a Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Communication) from Universiti Technologi Malaysia in December 1978 and subsequently obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering in July 1981 from Robert Gordon University (formerly known as Robert Gordon’s Institute of Technology) in Scotland, United Kingdom. He also completed the Stanford-NUS Executive Program in February 1988.
Dato’ Abdul Rahman is a Chartered Engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a fellow of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, a Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council UK, a member of Malaysian Institute of Management, a chartered member of Malaysian Institute of Directors and a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Business Executive Malaysia.