Date : 18 January 2006

Change in Boardroom

Amended Announcements
Please refer to the earlier announcement reference number: OI-060105-56385


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DirectorateNon Independent & Non Executive
QualificationsFellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accoutants (CIMA), Chartered Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
Working experience and occupation Dato’ Ahmad Pardas is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Engineers (Malaysia) Berhad and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM World Berhad since 1st July 2004.

Dato’ Ahmad Pardas has been with the UEM Group for more than ten (10) years since 1992, prior to being seconded to Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad as Executive Director in April 2003. At present, Dato’ Ahmad Pardas is a Non-Executive Director of Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Prior to the secondment, Dato’ Ahmad Pardas was Managing Director of TIME Engineering Berhad, and Executive Director/CEO of TIME dotCom Berhad.

Dato’ Ahmad Pardas was the Group Managing Director of Renong Berhad during the period from June 1999 to August 2002. Dato’ Ahmad Pardas has also served in other companies in the UEM Group, including Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of EPE Power Corporation Berhad between 1995 - 1998, and General Manager, Finance in Renong Berhad during 1992 - 1994.

Dato’ Ahmad Pardas has also served on the boards of Crest Petroleum Berhad, Faber Group Berhad, and the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT).

Prior to joining the UEM Group, Dato’ Ahmad Pardas has more than 17 years service with the British-American Tobacco Group, including a 3-year stint at their holding company in London.
Directorship of public companies (if any)United Engineers (Malaysia) Berhad
UEM World Berhad
UEM Builders Berhad
Projek Penyelenggaraan Lebuhraya Berhad
Pharmaniaga Berhad
Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan Berhad
PLUS Expressways Berhad
Linkedua (Malaysia) Berhad
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNone

Announcement Info

Stock Name OPUS    
Date Announced18 Jan 2006  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoOI-060118-49505