Date : 23 February 2006

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationNon-Executive Director
DirectorateIndependent & Non Executive
NameYBhg Dato' Mohamad Idris bin Mansor
QualificationsDegree in Mining from Cambourne School of Mines (UK), M.Sc (Mining Geology and Exploration) from the University of Leicester (UK) and M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America.
Working experience and occupation YBhg Dato’ Idris joined Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) in February 1976 as a Petroleum Engineer with the Production Department. In the ensuing years, he served as the Production Manager from 1977-80 and was later seconded to Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petronas, having served as the Deputy General manager, Technical from 1980 to1984, General Manager from 1984 to 1989 and Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 2000. He was appointed Senior Vice President and Board Member of Petronas from 1 October 1993 until his retirement on 30 September 2002. He was also Advisor to the Exploration and Production Business for another year.

YBhg Dato’ Idris also sat as a member on the Board of the Premier Oil plc from 1999 to 2003, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange; as Chairman of the Board of Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company Ltd in Sudan from 1997 to 2002; as Chairman of Energy Africa Ltd, South Africa, from 1999 to 2004, and on the board of various Petronas subsidiaries and associate companies in Malaysia and overseas.

YBhg Dato’ Idris was the Chairman of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Asia Pacific from 1995 to 2004 and now continues to serve as a Board Member of the Society.

YBhg Dato’ Idris also sits on the Energy Advisory Board, Stone Bond Technologies, a technology company based in Houston, Texas, United States of America
Directorship of public companies (if any)None
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNone
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNone

Remarks :
The Board of Directors of the Company had on 23 February 2006 resolved to appoint YBhg Dato' Mohamad Idris bin Mansor as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Announcement Info

Stock Name KNM    
Date Announced23 Feb 2006  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoKG-060223-50199