Nik Din bin Nik Sulaiman, a Malaysian aged 66, is our Independent Non-Executive Director. He was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2013 and he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Risk Management. He obtained the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Qualification in 1974. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (FCCA) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He has more than 35 years of experience in the fields of accounting, auditing and finance. He started his career as an Accountant with Beecham Products (F.E.) Sdn Bhd in 1974 before leaving to join Pfizer Pte Ltd as Finance Manager. He was subsequently appointed as Group Financial Controller in Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad, an investment arm of Selangor State Government from 1978 to 1981. He also worked for Promet Berhad from 1982 to 1992 initially as its Financial Controller and later as Finance Director.
He served in Sime Darby Group from 1992 to 2004 initially as Finance Director in the Malaysia Region, followed by Finance Director of Tractors Malaysia Holdings Berhad, a subsidiary of Sime Darby Berhad. He was also a director of Sime Bank Berhad. Subsequently, he was the Group Chief Internal Audit Manager and his last position was as Finance Director in Sime Engineering Berhad.
He currently holds directorships in MTD ACPI Engineering Berhad and APFT Berhad, which are listed on Bursa Securities and Anglo Eastern Plantations Plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Nik Din bin Nik Sulaiman has attended all Board Meetings held during the financial year. He has no conflict of interest with the Company and does not have any family relationships with any Director and / or major shareholder. He has never been convicted for any offence within the past 10 years other than traffic offences, if any.