Change In Boardroom

BackApr 24, 2012

Date of change

Name Tan Sri Jamaluddin bin Haji Ahmad Damanhuri
Age 63
Nationality Malaysian
Type of change Appointment
Designation Director
Directorate Independent & Non Executive
Qualifications Masters in Public Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.
B.A (Hons), University of Malaya 
Working experience and occupation Tan Sri Jamaluddin bin Haji Ahmad Damanhuri joined the Malaysian Civil Service as an Administrative and Diplomatic officer in April 1971. In 1974, he started his career as Assistant Secretary in the Security Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Thereafter, he was holding the position of Senior Administrative Officer in Chief Medical and Health Office, Perak and subsequently at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital until 1980. On coming back from studies at the University of Southern California, USA in 1982,Tan Sri Jamaluddin bin Haji Ahmad Damanhuri was promoted to the position of Deputy Secretary of the National Security Council (NSC). After 8 years in NSC, he was promoted to become the Deputy Director of Salary and Allowances Division in the Public Service Department (PSD) in September 1990. At PSD he was very much involved in the formulation and the implementation of the New Remuneration System (SSB) replacing the Cabinet Committee Salary Scheme for the entire civil service. He then held the position of State Secretary of Perlis, State Secretary of Penang and Secretary General of Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia until his appointment as the Director General of Public Service Department (PSD) on 1 February 2001. During the tenure as the Director General of PSD, he was responsible in leading a team of capable officers in formulating and implementing the Malaysian Remuneration System (SSM) to replace SSB which had been in use since 1991.

Tan Sri Jamaluddin bin Haji Ahmad Damanhuri retired from public service in 2005 and in 2006 he was appointed by the Yang Di Pertuan Agong as the Chairman of the Public Services Commission (PSC) for a period of five years and six months until November 2011. The position as the Chairman of PSC also came with the responsibility as the Chairman of Legal and Judicial Commission. 
Directorship of public companies (if any) Nil 
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer He does not have any family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of Affin Holdings Berhad, nor any interest in any business arrangement involving the Company. 
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer Nil 
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil 

Remarks :
With his qualification in public administration and wide working experience in the public services, Tan Sri Jamaluddin bin Haji Ahmad Damanhuri will provide a balance in the Board to carry sufficient weight in Board decisions, act independently and provide an independent view, advice and judgement, especially on human resource and general administration matters for the interest of the Group and the stakeholders.


Announcement Info

Stock Name AFFIN    
Date Announced 24 Apr 2012  
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference No AH-120417-63878