Board of Directors & Secretary

Pushpanathan A/L S A Kanagarayar

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Nationality

Malaysian

 

Age / Gender

68 / Male

 

Academic / Professional Qualification

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”)

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”)

 

Board Committee Membership(s)

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

 

Date Appointed / Working Experience

Mr Pushpanathan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of IJM Corporation Berhad on 9 November 2012.

He has more than 39 years of experience in providing advisory, accounting and audit services in the role of a partner-adviser for a large number of clients based in Malaysia and internationally (both private and public corporations) in a variety of industries. He was also involved in share valuations of corporations, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, takeovers, flotations, investigations and tax planning.

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

  • Partner, Messrs Ernst & Young (1983 - 2009)

  • Chairman, Adjudication and/or Organising Committees, National Annual Corporate Report Awards (2003 - 2009))

  • Chairman, MICPA’s Financial Statements Review Committee and Project Chairman, the Insurance Standards Working Group of Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (“MASB”) on Financial Reporting Standard 4 (2003 - 2007)

  • Member of the International Federation of Accountants’ Developing Nations Permanent Taskforce (2004 - 2005)

  • Board Member, MASB (2009 - 2015)

  • Honorary Secretary, Financial Reporting Foundation (2010 -2015))

  • President, MICPA (2012 - 2014))

  • Council Member, MIA (2012 - 2014)

 

Present Directorship(s)

Listed Companies:

  • IJM Plantations Berhad

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Other Public Companies:

  • Asian Institute of Finance Berhad (In Members' Voluntary Winding-up)

  • Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad

  • MICPA

  • Malaysian Community & Education Foundation

 

Other Current Position(s) Held

  • Council Member and EXCO Member, MICPA

  • Chairman, Listing Committee of Bursa Malaysia Berhad

  • Chairman, Malaysian Financial Reporting Standard (“MFRS”) Applications and Implementation Committee of MASB

  • Project Chairman, the Insurance Standards Working Group of MASB on MFRS 17

  • Trustee, WWF-Malaysia

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No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

17 Jul 2019

Avoiding Competition Law Violations – Formulating An Effective Compliance Policy

Bursa Malaysia/Zain & Co

2.

26 Aug 2019

Board Risk Awareness Programs
a) Cyber Security and Resilience
b) Fighting Corruption: A New Era of Corporate Governance
c) Implications and Compliance Requirements of S17A of the MACC Amendment Act 2018

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

3.

30 Sep 2019

Malaysia Economic and Market Outlook

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

4.

30 Sep 2019

Including Low Latency Non-Directional Traders, Market Makers and Liquidity Providers in an Exchange Ecosystem

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

5.

30 Sep 2019

Market Opportunities for Digital Assets in Asia

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6.

29 Oct 2019

IJM Budget Talk 2020 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

19 Mar 2019

Invest Malaysia 2019 – “Capital Market Forum”

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

2.

5 & 6 Mar 2019

POC 2019 : Palm & Lauric Oils – Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition on Managing Market – “Manage Uncertainties Harvest Global Opportunities”

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

3.

30 Nov 2018

New Era of Corporate Liability Under Malaysian Anti Bribery Laws by Wong & Partners

IJM Corporation Berhad

4.

28 Nov 2018

Challenges in implementing International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 17 [Speaker at the 21st ASEAN Regulators Conference]

Bank Negara Malaysia

5.

27 Nov 2018

Global Environmental Social and Governance Trends

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6.

19 Nov 2018

IJM Budget Talk 2019 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

7.

8 & 9 Oct 2018

Khazanah Megatrends Forum 2018: On Balance – Recalibrating Markets, Firms, Society and People

Khazanah Nasional Berhad

8.

14 Aug 2018

Sales & Service Tax Talk by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

9.

5 Jul 2018

Sustainability Engagement Series for Directors/Chief Executive Officers by Andrew Chan, PWC Consulting Services (M) Sdn Bhd

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

10.

23 May 2018

Asian Institute of Finance Business Ethics Conference 2018: Fintech – Business Benefits and Conduct Challenges

Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) and Financial Services Professional Board (FSPB) 

11.

17 May 2018

IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts [Chairman of Panel Discussion at the MASB/IFRS Regional Workshop]

MASB/IFRS

12.

25 Apr 2018

Board Perspective on Cyber Resilience

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

06 & 07 2018

POC 2018 : Palm & Lauric Oils – Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition on Managing Market

Bursa Malaysia Berhad & CME Group

2.

06 Mar 2018

Focus Group on “Rules on Take-overs Mergers & Compulsory Acquisitions”

Securities Commission

3.

14 Nov 2017

FIDE Forum – “Leveraging Technology for Growth”

FIDE Forum

4.

09 Nov 2017

IJM Budget Talk 2018 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

5.

12 Sep 2017

Market Infrastructure Trends and Implications for Bursa Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6.

10 Aug 2017

Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology (by Eric E. Vogt)

FIDE Forum

7.

26 Jul 2017

New Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

8.

25 Jul 2017

Invest Malaysia 2017

Bursa Malaysia Berhad / CIMB Investment Bank

9.

17 Jul 2017

CG Breakfast Series with Directors: “Board Excellence: How to Engage and Enthuse Beyond Compliance with Sustainability”

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

10.

12 Jul 2017

International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Annual Conference Breakfast Roundtable

International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

11.

11 Jul 2017

Fintech: Opportunities for the Financial Services Industry in Malaysia

FIDE Forum

12.

24 Apr 2017

Asian Institute of Finance (AIF)/Financial Services Professional Board (FSPB) Business Ethics Conference: The Ethical Challenge – Building a Culture of Professionalism & Integrity

Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) / Financial Services Professional Board (FSPB)

13.

14 Apr 2017

“Cyber in The Boardroom: The First Place to Address Cyber Security Risk” by Ms Dani Michaux, KPMG Malaysia Partner

IJM Corporation Berhad

14.

11 Apr 2017

"Companies Act 2016: Overview of the Changes and How They Affect You and Your Business” by Mr Chew Phye Keat and Mr Chong Kok Seng, Partners of Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

23 Aug 2019

IJM Scholarship & Academic Excellence Award 2019

IJM Corporation Berhad

2.

15 Nov 2019

IJM Deepavali Celebration 2019

Kelab Sukan IJM

3.

10 to 12 Feb 2020

IJM Corporation Board Session on Corporate and Divisional Strategies & Budget Presentation

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

15 Feb 2019

IJM Chinese New Year Celebration 2019

Kelab Sukan IJM

2.

23 Nov 2018

IJM Deepavali Celebration 2018

Kelab Sukan IJM

3.

13 Aug 2018

IJM Strategy Updates Session with Board of Directors

IJM Corporation Berhad

4.

2 Aug 2018

IJM Senior Management Forum 2018 ""Waking Up To A New Reality""

IJM Corporation Berhad

5.

6 to 8 Jul 2018

IJM Games 2018 (Sandakan)

IJM Plantations Berhad

6.

14 May 2018

Site Visit to TRX City and Menara Prudential

IJM Corporation Berhad

7.

2 Apr 2018

Site Visit to ICP Klang Factory

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

05 Jan 2018

IJM Christmas Celebration 2017 & New Year Party 2018

Kelab Sukan IJM

2.

27 Oct 2017

IJM Deepavali Celebration 2017

Kelab Sukan IJM

3.

26 Aug 2017

IJM Annual Dinner 2017

IJM Corporation Berhad

4.

03 Aug 2017

IJM Senior Management Forum 2017: "Adopt Innovation, Think Intrapreneurship, Revolutionise Business"

IJM Corporation Berhad

5.

14 Jul 2017

IJM Hari Raya Celebration 2017

Kelab Sukan IJM