Purushothaman A/L Kumaran

Purushothaman A/L Kumaran

B.Acc. (Hons), CA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director, IJM Plantations Berhad


Age / Gender

56 / Male





Academic / Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor of Accounting (Honours), University of Malaya
  • Master in Business Administration, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, England
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants


Date Appointed / Working Experience

Mr Puru Kumaran was appointed the Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director (“CFO&ED”) of IJM Plantations Berhad (“IJMP”) on 23 May 2010. He was also appointed the Chief Executive Officer for the Group’s Indonesian operations on 1 January 2016. 

He joined IJMP as Financial Controller on 1 January 2004. He was redesignated to General Manager - Corporate Affairs & Finance on 1 January 2007, prior to his appointment as CFO&ED.

Prior to joining IJMP, he was with Unilever Group for over 14 years, serving various finance and commercial positions in Malaysia, England and Indonesia. His last post was as Commercial Director of its plantation operations in Malaysia.



Listed Companies:

  • IJM Plantations Berhad

Other Public Companies:

  • Nil