KUALA LUMPUR, 5 May 2015 – The Board of Directors of UEM Sunrise Berhad (“UEM Sunrise” or the “Company”) has named Dato’ Roslan Ibrahim as the Company’s new Chief Operating Officer, Development (“COOD”) , effective 1 September 2015.
The appointment follows the resignation of current Chief Operating Officer responsible for development, Lum Tuck Ming who has opted to resign from the position after many years in the role. Lum’s resignation will take effect 31 August 2015, one year ahead of his employment contract which was scheduled to end 31 August 2016.
“As COOD, Dato’ Roslan’s main task will be to make certain the overall achievement of our projects deliverables are met and in ensuring smooth operation of the organisation which includes project planning and management, construction management and stakeholder management. This applies to UEM Sunrise’s projects in Malaysia and abroad.
Dato’ Roslan’s over 30 years of industry experience which includes a proven track record in managing complex infrastructure projects and who is known for his leadership skill and good stakeholders’ management abilities, would prove beneficial in further strengthening our operational capabilities and in meeting our goals and objectives,” said Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Sunrise.
Dato’ Roslan holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Civil Engineering Degree from University of Wales and an MBA in General Management from the renowned Heriot-Watt University of United Kingdom.
He is currently the President Direktor of PT Lintas Marga Sedaya, a 55% subsidiary of UEM Group Berhad (“UEM Group”) that is undertaking the 116-kilometre, RM4.4 billion construction of the Cikampek-Palimanan highway project in Indonesia which is on track for construction completion in June 2015.
Dato’ Roslan joined UEM Group in 2006 and during his tenure, he headed the project team to design and build the Penang Second Bridge Project and was then assigned as the Head of Group Business Development.
He started his career in 1981 and has been involved in several mega projects including the Peninsular Gas Pipeline, the 55-storey Menara Telekom, the Putrajaya Bridges and the Petronas Twin Towers.
“Dato’ Roslan’s hands-on experience in the Petronas Twin Towers project, Malaysia’s most iconic building and crown jewel of Kuala Lumpur, would prove valuable as we embark on our very own iconic project, Aurora Melbourne Central in Australia,” added Anwar.
In the area of Business Development, Dato’ Roslan secured maiden projects in Sudan and Dubai during his tenure with MMC Engineering Group Berhad and IJM Corporation Berhad respectively. Prior to UEM Group, he was the Acting Executive Director for Operations and Business Development in Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad.