Datuk Manharlal a/l Ratilal

Datuk Manharlal a/l Ratilal

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Manharlal a/l Ratilal (Malaysian, aged 64, Male) was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2020. He was appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 10 March 2022 and redesignated as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2023.

He holds a Master in Business Administration from Aston University in Birmingham, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accountancy from the City of Birmingham Polytechnic (now known as Birmingham City University).

Datuk Manharlal was attached with RHB Investment Bank Berhad for 18 years, concentrating in corporate finance, where he was involved in advisory work in mergers and acquisitions, and the capital markets. He served as the Executive Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer of PETRONAS, a member of the Board and Executive Leadership Team of PETRONAS, and sat on the boards of several subsidiaries of PETRONAS until his retirement in late 2018.

Other than the Company, he is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hong Leong Investment Bank Berhad, Hong Leong Bank Berhad and Genting Berhad.

He has no conflicts of interest with the Group and has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Group. He has not been convicted of any offences (other than traffic offences, if any) within the past five (5) years and has not been imposed of any public sanction or penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the year.