Malaysian, aged 62, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director, appointed to the Board on 25 July 2011 and is the Chairman of the Risk Committee and the Tender Committee.
Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ilyas received his early education at Sultan Abdul Hamid College, Alor Setar. He then continued his studies at the Royal Military College, Sungai Besi. He joined Angkatan Tentera Laut DiRaja Malaysia (“TLDM”) in 1970 and was sent for training at Britannia Royal Naval College, Darmouth. He completed his training in January 1972. His highest academic qualification is Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering Business Management.
Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ilyas is the 13th Chief of TLDM. He retired as a Four-Star Admiral, where his last position in TLDM was Chief of Navy, the highest ranking officer in TLDM.
During his service with TLDM since 1970, Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ilyas has had an extensive track record. He was the commanding officer of KD Sri Selangor, KD Ganas, KD Gempita and frigate KD Hang Tuah. He was also the commanding officer of Markas Pendidikan dan Latihan TLDM. He was appointed as Chief of Navy Region I in Kuantan before being promoted to Rear Admiral. In August 2003, he was appointed as Deputy Chief of Navy and then promoted to Chief of Navy in April 2005.
Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ilyas is currently the Chairman of Perbadanan Hal Ehwal Bekas Tentera (PERHEBAT). He does not sit on the board of any other public listed companies.
He is the nominee Director of Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak, a major shareholder of the Company. Save as disclosed he has no family relationship with any Director and/or other major shareholder nor does he have any conflict of interest with the Company.
Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ilyas attended all seven (7) Board Meetings held during the financial year ended 31 December 2012.