Date : 10 May 2007

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationNon-Executive Director
DirectorateIndependent & Non Executive
NameEncik Haji Hamdan Bin Yahya
QualificationsB.A (Hons.) - Universiti Malaya
Working experience and occupation Please refer "Remarks" below
Directorship of public companies (if any)1) Bertam Alliance Berhad
2) Olympia Land Berhad Group
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 subsidiariesNil

Remarks :
Encik Haji Hamdan Bin Yahya started his career as Johor Civil Service Officer in 1973. He was an Assistant District Officer in the District Office for 2 1/2 years, Secretary in the District Council Office for 3 years and the Chief District Land Officer for 3 years. Total approximately 9 years. He resigned from the civil services in 1981 to join the private sector.

Encik Haji Hamdan was the General Manager of Equity Mal Sdn Bhd and Equity Motors Sdn Bhd, a Mercedes Benz (passenger and commercial), Mitsubitshi and Proton dealer from 1981 to 1986. He was at the same time, a Director of LKIM (Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia) for 4 years, Chairman of a plantation company managed by the Johor Corporation (SEDC) for 10 years, Bakland Sdn Bhd (property company) and Director of a subsidiary company under Guthrie Group of Companies until 1988.

Encik Haji Hamdan was also a Director of a few other well established organisations such as Siemens Nixdorf Information Services Sdn Bhd and Kuok Group of Companies and the former Managing Director of KPRJ Asset Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company by Johore State Government for 5 years (from 1995 to 2000).

Presently, he is the Managing Director of Pacific Alpha Sdn Bhd, a private investment company, Executive Director of a subsidiary of a public listed company known as Olympia Land Berhad since 1995 and the Chairman of Ishtihar Properties Development Sdn Bhd, a JVC company with YPJ Johor since 1997.

Encik Haji Hamdan has more than 25 years experience in business sector. He gained experiences in many fields and specialise in corporate and property management. He has also been participating in the federal and state government trade mission to USA, Europe, Taiwan, Japan and etc.

Announcement Info

Stock Name WIMEMS    
Date Announced10 May 2007  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoCC-070509-66741