TAN SRI SAW CHOO BOON

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director


TAN SRI SAW CHOO BOON, 71, was appointed as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2014.

BOARD OF COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Nominating And Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
  • Governance And Risk Management Committee (Chairman)

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Chemistry from the University of Malaya

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Tan Sri Saw Choo Boon has 40 years of continuous service with Shell, having joined the company in 1970 as a Refinery Technologist in Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad. He served in various capacities in manufacturing, supply, trading and planning in Malaysia, Singapore and Netherlands. In 1996, he was appointed Managing Director (MD) of Shell MDS (Malaysia) Sendirian Berhad. From 1998 until 1999, he was MD for Oil Products (Downstream) Shell Malaysia and MD of Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad. In 1999, with the globalsation of the Shell Oil Products business, he was appointed the Vice President (VP) of the commercial business in the Asia-Pacific region and in 2004 he became the President of Shell Oil Product East, while in 2005, he was appointed VP Global Marine Products. On 18 May 2006, he was appointed as Chairman of Shell Malaysia, and on 1 January 2010 as Senior Advisor, positions he held till his retirement on 30 June 2010. He was also VP Business Development Asia Pacific responsible for developing the commercial businesses in new market entries in Asia - China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam.

DIRECTORSHIPS IN OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES

  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • RHB Investment Bank Berhad
  • Digi.Com Berhad
  • Phoenix Petroleum (M) Berhad
  • Integrated Petroleum Berhad
  • MRCB Quill Management Sdn Bhd

    In addition, he serves on the following association:

  • Government’s Public-Private Sector Special Task Force on Facilitating Business (PEMUDAH)
  • He has been the immediate Past President of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Council
  • Socio-Economic Research Centre Board of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia