HISHAM BIN ZAINAL MOKHTAR
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Risk Management Committee and Option Committee of Media Prima

 

Hisham bin Zainal Mokhtar, aged 57, male, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima”). He was appointed to the board on 27 February 2019. He is also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration
Committee, Risk Management Committee and Option Committee of Media Prima.

Within the Media Prima Group, he is the Chairman of Sistem Televisyen Malaysia
Berhad.

Hisham obtained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mathematics from Illinois State University, in 1984 and 1986 respectively. He obtained his Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”), under the Sloan Fellows Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2010. He is also a chartered financial analyst (“CFA”) charterholder.

He is a Business Coach at Asia School of Business since August 2018. He is presently on the boards of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, CIMB Principal Management Berhad, and CIMB Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd.

He began his career in the insurance industry at Universal Life and General Insurance in 1987. He joined William M Mercer Sdn Bhd in 1988 before becoming an investment analyst with Crosby Research (M) Sdn Bhd in 1991. He joined Barings Research (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in 1994 and UBS Research (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in 1996. He became a financial consultant at Sithe Pacific LLC in 1998, a regional independent power
producer, and later ventured out to setup a boutique investment advisory firm, KE Malaysia Capital Partners Sdn Bhd.

He served Tricubes Berhad as an Executive Director and Vice President of Corporate and Financial Planning from April 2001 to April 2005. He then joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) in May 2005 and later served as a Director in the Investments Division from April 2009 to June 2014. He was Chief Operating Officer of Astro Overseas Limited from July 2014 until June 2018 and after that a Director in the Group Managing Director’s Office at Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad from July 2018 until March 2019.

Other than as disclosed, he does not have any family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of Media Prima. He has no personal interest in any business arrangements involving Media Prima. He has had no convictions for any offences within the past five years.