Mr. Suresh Thirugnanam was appointed to the Board on 15 April 2021. Mr. Suresh graduated with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 1989.
He started his career in 1988 with Digital Equipment Corporation, Massachusetts and later on joined MaxOptix Corp, California in 1992. In 1993, he moved back to Malaysia to join Motorola Malaysia for a year before joining Maxis in 1994 to lead the network operations for Maxis mobile, data and fixed-line businesses. In 2000, he became the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of JobStreet. In November 2014, SEEK acquired JobStreet and merged it with jobsDB to create SEEK Asia. He then joined SEEK Asia as the COO. In 2016, he became the Chief Executive Officer of SEEK Asia.
After retirement, he joined HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad as a Director of Strategic Business Development, South Region for a year. Currently, Encik Sa’adon is engaged in some consultancy and advisory assignments with a few private and listed corporations.
Mr. Suresh does not hold directorships in other public companies and listed issuers. He does not have any family relationships with any member of the Board or major shareholder of the Company. He does not have any conflict of interest with the Company and neither has he been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years (other than traffic offences, if any), nor any public section or penalty imposed by regulatory bodies during the financial year.