Director Profile

Age/Gender: 65 / Female

Nationality: Malaysian

Academic / Professional Qualification:

  • Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies, University of Westminster (formerly known as Polytechnic of Central London)

Board Committee Membership(s):

  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Nomination & Remuneration Committee (Chairman)

Date Appointed / Working Experience:
Puan Fatimah was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of IJM Plantations Berhad on 1 November 2017, and subsequently re-designated as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2019.

She started her career as an analyst in Esso Malaysia Berhad (“Esso”) (a company formerly listed on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) since 1977, and thereafter worked for ExxonMobil group of companies (“ExxonMobil Group”) (after the merger between Exxon and Mobil) in managing global teams to support all of ExxonMobil’s downstream and chemical IT applications. From 2008 to 2014, she was responsible for finance related activities of ExxonMobil’s subsidiaries in Malaysia. She has vast experience in management and information technology, having worked locally, regionally and globally.

Her other past appointments and/or working experience were as follows:-

  • Executive Director, Esso (December 2008 - March 2012)
  • Vice President and Director, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. (December 2008 - March 2014)
  • Chairperson, Human Capital Council, Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2012 to 2014)
  • Member, Panel of Women Entrepreneurs, SME Corp (2014 - 2015)
  • Member, Merdeka Award Education and Community Category Nomination Committee (2014 - 2017)

Puan Fatimah is also a Certified NLP Coach from The American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a mentor of the Women in Leadership Malaysia program which is run jointly with TalentCorp Malaysia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales (ICAEW), and the Group Coach of the Women in Leadership Malaysia.

Present Directorship(s):
Listed Companies

  • Paramount Corporation Berhad
Other Public Companies
  • United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

Other Current Position(s) Held:

  • Nil
List Of Training/Workshops/Seminars Attended For Financial Year Ended 31 March 2019
No. Date Topic Organizer
1 16 Jul 2018 Human Resource Management in the 21st Century – presented at 14th ISP National Seminar 2018 ISP
2 16 Aug 2018 IBM Think Malaysia FIDE Forum
3 19 Nov 2018 IJM Budget Talk 2019 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd IJM Corporation Berhad
4 30 Nov 2018 New Era of Corporate Liability Under Malaysian Anti Bribery Laws by Wong & Partners IJM Corporation Berhad
List Of Training/Workshops/Seminars Attended For Financial Year Ended:

IJM Subsidiaries & Associates
IJM Plantations Berhad (133399-A)

No. Date Topic Organizer
1 09 Nov 2017 IJM Budget Talk 2018 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd IJM Corporation Berhad
2 20 Nov 2017 Independent Directors’ Programme: The Essence of Independence Bursa Malaysia Berhad / ICLIF
3 23 Nov 2017 The ASEAN Women of Tomorrow LeadWomen Sdn Bhd
4 01 March 2018 1st Distinguished Board Leadership Series: Dialogue with Prof Tan Sri Dato’ Lin See-Tan – Navigating the VUCA world FIDE Forum
5 05 Mar 2018 to 07 Mar 2018 POC 2018 : Palm & Lauric Oils – Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition on Managing Market Bursa Malaysia Berhad & CME Group
6 15 Mar 2018 Corporate Governance Briefing Sessions: MSSG Reporting & CG Guide Bursa Malaysia Berhad
List of Group Functions or Activities Attended During the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2019
No. Date Topic Organizer
1 29 Jun 2018 IJM Hari Raya 2018 Celebration Kelab Sukan IJM
2 6 to 8 Jul 2018 IJM Games 2018 (Sandakan) IJM Plantations Berhad
3 9 to 11 Jul 2018 Site Visit “Walk with CEO” to IJMP Malaysian Plantation Operation IJM Plantations Berhad
4 2 Aug 2018 IJM Senior Management Forum 2018
"Waking Up To A New Reality"
IJM Corporation Berhad
5 25 Aug 2018 IJM Annual Dinner 2018 IJM Corporation Berhad
6 23 Nov 2018 IJM Deepavali Celebration 2018 Kelab Sukan IJM
7 15 Feb 2019 IJM Chinese New Year Celebration 2019 Kelab Sukan IJM
List of Group Functions or Activities Attended During the Financial Year Ended:

IJM Subsidiaries & Associates
IJM Plantations Berhad (133399-A)

No. Date Topic Organizer
1 05 Jan 2018 IJM Christmas Celebration 2017 & New Year Party 2018 Kelab Sukan IJM
2 IJM Strategy Review & Planning Session with Board of Directors Independent Directors’ Programme: The Essence of Independence IJM Corporation Berhad
3 28 Feb 2018 Chinese New Year Celebration 2017 Kelab Sukan IJM