Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Our strong, experienced executive leadership team is focused on executing G3 Global's vision and driving shareholder returns.

Dato' Sri Alias Bin Ahmad

(Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman)

Dato’ Sri Alias Bin Ahmad is the Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the company since 4 January 2022. Dato’ Sri Alias is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee.

Dato’ Sri Alias graduated from Universiti Malaya with a Bachelor (Hons) of Arts and Social Sciences in 1981 and a Masters of Strategic and Defence Studies in 2001. He also holds various diplomas and certificates in public management, intelligence and security, emergency responses and advanced management and leadership from other institutions such as the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Over the last 34 years between 1984 and 2018, Dato' Sri Alias has served the country and the Malaysian government in various capacities and departments which included the Ministry of Education ("MOE"), Prime Ministers Office, Ministry of Home Affairs ("MOHA"), State Security Department, Immigration Department, National Security Council ("NSC"), among others.

Some of the notable positions which he has held includes as Director General of the Department of Immigration, Malaysia from 2010 until 2014, Secretary General of Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs ("KPDNHEP") from 2014 until 2016, Secretary of NSC in 2016 before he retired as the Secretary General of the MOE in May 2018.

Dato' Sri Alias has also received numerous Excellence Service Awards from MOHA in 1993 and 1994, MOE from 1997 to 2000 and also the KPDNHEP in 2003 and 2006 respectively.

Besides that, he had held many directorships and council memberships in a number of private and public listed companies, board of government agencies, institutions, foundations and etc. He was a board member of Bank Rakyat Malaysia from 2015 until 2019, the Chairman of the Companies Commission of Malaysia from 2014 till 2016, and was also a Council Member of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation from 2017 until 2018.

Dato’ Sri Aminul Islam Bin Abdul Nor

(Executive Director)

Dato’ Sri Aminul Islam Bin Abdul Nor was appointed as Executive Director of the Company on 26 November 2021.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Dato’ Sri Aminul Islam is the Founder and Group President of Bestinet Sdn. Bhd., a leading technology company which has been awarded with over 15 awards till date locally and internationally including its most prestigious award as 'The World's Best Digital Content Solutions' under the Government and Citizen Engagement category by The World Summit Award (WSA), a framework of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG), in the year 2017, for its system called Foreign Workers Centralized Management System ("FWCMS"). FWCMS is a key tool which is being used by the Malaysian government to effectively manage, monitor and control all processes related to foreign workers management in the country and is integrated and used by all relevant stakeholders in Malaysia and labour sending countries.

He has more than 30 years of experience in managing service-oriented businesses and firmly guided by the "Customer Is the Most Important" approach of doing business. With his vast experience as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of several companies, Dato’ Sri Aminul Islam is well-versed in project management, marketing, financial management, client retention, implementing policies, cost control and others.

Dato’ Sri Aminul Islam is the father of Encik Muhammad Qhailiz Norman Aminul Islam, who is a shareholder of G3 Global with a 16.52% stake as at 12 February 2021.

Dirk Johann Quinten

(Managing Director)

Mr. Dirk Quinten was appointed as the Executive Director of G3 Global Berhad on 19 February 2020 and was re-designated as the Managing Director on the 30 July 2020.

He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering & Automation from the University of Applied Science, Trier, Germany and underwent the Senior Management Development Program from Harvard Business School, USA.

Born, raised and educated in Germany, Mr Dirk Quinten began his career in 1995 with a multinational material handling company as a project manager, where he was responsible for the commissioning of various turnkey projects around the globe, most notably in Jordan and Venezuela. In 2000, he came to Malaysia and shifted his focus towards large industrial projects and corporate management. He was Chief Operating Officer of Melewar Integrated Engineering Sdn. Bhd., a turnkey provider of industrial plants. After 11 years, he joined Gryphon Energry Group in 2014 as Chief Corporate Officer, where he spearheaded the offshore O&M, ISO accreditations and restructured the company to qualify for IPO in Europe. He was also Group Chief Executive Officer at Terra Technologies Sdn. Bhd. in 2016 and oversaw securing a stable market position and leading the Group’s international expansion plans. At present, he is also the Chief Executive Officer & co-founder of Body For Life Sdn. Bhd., a provider for a wide range of health, fitness and nutrition-related services and courses in Malaysia, and an Executive Director at AGA Global Associate Holdings, a state-of-the-art Big Data solutions company.

He has worked with several companies including FLSmith, Conoco, Siemens, Alstom, TNB, SMS, Vale, Ferrostaal, Melewar and Pertamina, delivering complex projects, corporate turnarounds and capital market structures.

He is a conscious corporate manager and director with at least 26 years of experience in the fields of engineering, automation, industrial plants, O&G, infrastructure and IT for various size start-ups, multinationals and public-listed companies. His core competencies include change & transformation management, strategy & business development, and ethical business acumen as well as risk management. With his ability to engage teams and to merge various company departments into a cohesive organisation, he is driven to improve corporate governance and business structures in order to achieve stability and growth. He strongly believes in transparent and ethical business conduct.

He is a member of the Harvard Alumni Club as well as the German Embassy’s Round Table business forum in Malaysia.

Mr Kunal Tayal

(Non-Independent

Non-Executive Director)

Mr. Kunal Tayal was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of G3 Global Berhad on 26 November 2021. He is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and is also a member of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee.

He received his Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University, India, in 2009 and his MBA in Finance from Mahatma Gandhi University in 2011. He is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2012. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He is presently the Chief Financial Officer of Bestinet Sdn. Bhd. (Bestinet), based in Kuala Lumpur where he oversees the full spectrum of financial operations for the entire group and ensuring sound finance governance and statutory reporting.

Throughout his tenure with Bestinet since 2015 he is responsible in managing the companys financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, financials preparation and accounts finalization in line with accounting standards. In addition to that, he is also tasked with developing commercial proposals and strategic plans to acquire as well as grow new businesses and leading due diligence activities for acquisition exercises, liabilities and investments analysis, and risk management.

Prior to that, Mr. Kunal Tayal served as an External Audit Senior with SR Batliboi & Co LLP (Ernst & Young) in Gurgaon, India where he led end-to-end statutory and internal audits, financial statement analysis as well as procedure reviews for large MNCs and many private limited companies across the pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, healthcare as well as services industries.

Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work with companies across the manufacturing & retail, healthcare, services, BPO & KPO, logistics, travel & tourism, education, pharmaceuticals, NGO and banking sectors.

He is also one of the founders and committee member of the Malaysian Chapter of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (MICAI) and also currently, serves as the association’s treasurer.

Dr Salihin Bin Abang

(Independent

Non-Executive Director)

Dr Salihin was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 22 November 2019 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and member of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Dr Salihin obtained his Master of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Accounting from International Islamic University Malaysia in 2008 and 1997 respectively and completed Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia’s Senior Management Development Program (SMPD) in 2011. In addition to his academic achievements, he is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Maritime Business and Management of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), the Faculty of Business and Technology at UNITAR International University and the Faculty of Business and Economy at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). He also contributes to academia as an industry advisor to universities covering bachelor, master and doctoral levels. He led the establishment of Teaching Accountancy Firm (TAF) in some local universities with UMT being the pioneer in an effort to further bridge the gap between theory and practice of accountancy. He was conferred the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Management by UMT during their 16th Convocation Ceremony on 11 November 2018. This is in recognition of his leadership and national and international contributions to both industry and academia in areas of audit, assurance, accounting, taxation and business advisory.

Dr Salihin is the Group Managing Partner of SALIHIN and a former president of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the sole regulatory body of the accounting profession in Malaysia. He founded SALIHIN and its group of independent professional services firms offering audit and assurance, taxation, Shariah advisory, corporate advisory and digital consulting services. Apart from managing SALIHIN, he also contributes his expertise in the governance and management of public listed and non-public listed companies, as well as government and state statutory bodies.

Dr Salihin has over 20 years of experience in the corporate world, assuming Board and committee membership responsibilities in audit, risk, transformation, sustainability and corporate reporting. He is also the Vice President of the Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce (DPIM).

His professional qualifications include Chartered Accountant (C.A.(M)), Certified Public Accountant (CPA (M)), ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant (ACPA), Fellow member of the Association of InternationalAccountants (FAIA, UK), Fellow member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (FCTIM), a member of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM), Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA) and an honorary member of the Institute of Cooperative and Management Auditors (ICMA). He is also a Qualified Risk Director with The Institute of Enterprise Risk Practitioners (IERP).

Dr Salihin currently holds directorship in another public company (Wassiyah Shoppe Berhad) and public listed companies (Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad and Boustead Plantations Berhad).

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