Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

TAN SRI SAW CHOO BOON, 70, was appointed as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2014.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry from University of Malaya. He joined Shell in 1970 as a Refinery Technologist. On 18 May 2006 he became the Chairman of Shell Malaysia until his retirement on 30 June 2010, after 40 years of continuous service.

Currently, he is an Independent Director of three listed companies namely DiGi.Com Berhad, RHB Capital Berhad and Guinness Anchor Berhad. He is also an Independent Director of RHB Investment Bank Berhad, Phoenix Petroleum (M) Berhad, Integrated Petroleum Berhad and MRCB Quill Management Sdn Bhd (the manager of MRCB-Quill REIT).

In addition, he is the co-chair of the Government’s Public-Private Sector Special Task Force on Facilitating Business (PEMUDAH), President of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Council and a director on the Socio-Economic Research Centre Board of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia.