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SPEAKER'S PROFILE

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YBhg Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed Sepawi

Chairman

Sarawak Energy 

 

Yang Berbahagia Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed Sepawi joined the Board of Sarawak Energy and was appointed Chairman of the Company on 27 June 2005. He attended all Board meetings held in 2020. 

 

Datuk Amar Abdul Hamed is a trained forester, corporate management strategist and industrialist in the timber, food and beverages, and energy industries. 

 

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Malaya in 1971 and pursued his undergraduate studies in Forestry at the Australian National University from 1974 to 1975. He also holds a Master’s degree in Forest Products Utilisation from Oregon State University, USA. 

 

He was conferred the Panglima Gemilang Bintang Kenyalang in 1999 and the Datuk Amar Bintang Kenyalang in 2012. He received the Sarawak Entrepreneur of the Year 2004 award and was adjudged The BrandLaureate’s prestigious ‘Man of the Year’ Brand Icon Leadership Award 2015. 

 

He also serves as Chairman of Syarikat SESCO Berhad and Naim Holdings Berhad, Executive Chairman of Ta Ann Holdings Berhad and Sarawak Plantation Berhad.