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Director's Profile

Dato’ Dr. Haji Sohaimi Bin Shahadan was appointed as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Company on 8 August 2014. On 6 October 2016, he had been re-designated as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman.


He is Independent Non-Executive Director for Trive Property Group Berhad since 2018, Director of Quantum Solar Park, Malaysia, the Director of Taichi Builders Sdn Bhd, the Chairman of KYS Business School Sdn Bhd and the Chairman of Mommyhana Sdn Bhd since 2022.


Previously, he was the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of PDZ Holdings Berhad from 2014 to 2017, EKA Noodles Berhad from 2014 to 2017, the Independent Non-Executive Director of KUB Malaysia Berhad from 2014 to 2015 and the Independent Non-Executive Director of Damansara Realty Berhad from 2014 to 2015. He was also the Chairman of Pelaburan MARA Berhad (“PMB”) an investment entity for Majlis Amanah Rakyat (“MARA”) from 2013 to 2015 and the former Chairman of Kraftangan Malaysia from 2011 to 2014.


From 1998 to 2010, he was the Director of Institute of Bumiputra Entrepreneurs and from 2013 to 2015 he was entrusted by the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (“KKLW”) to lead the investment entity for Majlis Amanah Rakyat, Pelaburan MARA Berhad from 2013 to 2015. He served as the Chairman of Kraftangan Malaysia from 2011 to 2014. He was also the Chairman of Kolej Poly-Tech MAEA (“KPTM”) from 2010 until 2013.


While engaging in his business, Dato’ Dr. Haji Sohaimi is passionate in entrepreneurship arena. Currently, he has been appointed as President of Asean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (from 2020 till now). He also the Chairman of Asean Young Entrepreneurs Secretariat (1998- 2000), the Chairman of PERDASAMA MUDA Malaysia before appointed as Vice President IV of PERDASAMA from 2014 to 2019, the Committee Member of Selangor Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (“DPMM”) (2009 – 2010), the Patron of Consortium Cartoonist at Work (“CaW”), and the Entrepreneurs Speaker for Institute Keusahawan Negara (“INSKEN”).


He is also active in community works and has worked closely with charity organization and founded an orphanage shelter, “Teratak Che Dah” in Kuang, Selangor. The orphanage house set to provide better education, protection and housing to the unfortunates. He is also the Chairman and Founder of Yayasan Jamin as Non-Government Organisation aimed at social services regardless of religion, ethnicity and activities by helping people in need around Malaysia. Currently, he holds directorship in Trive Property Group Berhad. He has not been convicted for any offences within the past five years other than traffic offences, if any.

Academic/Professional Qualification/Memberships

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  • Master Degree in Business Administration from West Coast Institute of Technology and Management, Perth, Australia.
  • Master Degree in Corporate Communication from University Pertanian Malaysia.
  • Honorary Ph.D. from Geomatika University College for Entrepreneur achievement.