SCOMI GROUP BHD has appointed Tan Sri Nik Mohamed Yaacob and Datuk Mohammed Azlan Hashim as independent non-executive directors.
Nik Mohamed is Sime Darby Bhd's former group chief executive director, and Azlan former executive chairman of KLSE Group.
In a statement, Scomi said the appointments, which took effect yesterday, would contribute significantly to the continued growth and development of the company, given Nik Mohamed's and Azlan's wealth of corporate experience and knowledge.
Nik Mohamed, who has an engineering degree from Monash University and a masters in business management from Asian Institute of Management, was also the chairman of the Advisory Council of National Science Centre and chairman of the board of UiTM.
Azlan is currently the non-executive chairman of Omega Semiconductor Sdn Bhd. He is also board members of Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Employees Provident Fund and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority.
Scomi will have nine members in its board following the latest appointments.
Nik Mohamed and Azlan would replaced Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Zain, who retired from the board last month, and Zulkefli Yahya, who had resigned from the board.