Change in Boardroom

Back Mar 18, 2015

Date of change

Name Dr Ibrahim Abdulrahman H. Kadi
Age 61
Nationality Saudi
Designation Non-Executive Director
Directorate Non Independent & Non Executive
Type of change Resignation
Reason Personal reasons
Details of any disagreement that he/she has with the Board of Directors No
Whether there are any matters that need to be brought to the attention of the shareholders No
Qualifications He holds a PhD. from Stanford University (1984), a M.Sc. from the University of Michigan (1980), and a B.Sc. from Riyadh University (1978), all in Electrical Engineering Communication) 
Working experience and occupation He is an ICT consultant with wide-ranging experience/expertise in technology, business, policy, regulatory and market perspectives. He has over 36 years of experience in academic, professional, industrial and regulatory fields. His areas of expertise include Communication Engineering, Knowledge Economy, Market Analysis, Risk Management, Security and Socio-economic Impact of Technology.

He currently serves as an independent member of the Risk Management Board Committee at the Saudi Stock Exchange Co. (Tadawul, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). He is also an independent director of Oger Telecom Limited (Dubai, UAE). He was a senior advisor at the Communication & Information Technology Commission (“CITC”), the ICT regulatory authority in Saudi Arabia (2004-2011).

He served earlier as the International Telecommunications Union (“ITU”) Representative to the Arab States and Head of the ITU Arab Regional Office (2002-2003). He was a professor of communications at King Saud University (1984-2004). He was vice president for Engineering and R&D of Advanced Electronics Company (1991-1994) and served as an executive consultant for the following 10 years (1994-2004). He served in a number of industry boards and committees. He provided consultancy services to government agencies, private sector and international organisations, including Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Central Bank), Tadawul, National Commercial Bank, AEC, Al Zamil Group, STC, Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”), ITU and the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank.

He has published over 130 research papers, general interest and literary works, and spoken at numerous national and international conferences. 
Directorship of public companies (if any) NIL 
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer NIL 
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer NIL 
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries NIL 

Remarks :
Consequent to his resignation as a Director (the "Change"), Dr Ibrahim shall cease to be a member of the Nomination Committee ("NC"). The members of the NC after the Change are:
1. Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Arshad bin Raja Tun Uda, Chairman (Independent Non-Executive Director);
2. Robert William Boyle (Independent Non-Executive Director);
3. Tan Sri Mokhzani bin Mahathir (Independent Non-Executive Director); and
4. Augustus Ralph Marshall (Non-Executive Director).


Announcement Info

Company Name MAXIS BERHAD  
Stock Name MAXIS    
Date Announced 18 Mar 2015  
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference No MM-150317-E44EB