Member – Group Risk Committee
Dato’ Richard Alexander John Curtis is Group Managing Director of CMS having been appointed to the Board on 4 September 2006. He graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) (Honours) degree from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom and is a Sloan Fellow of the London Business School. He began his career in legal practice as a solicitor in Norton Rose (1974-1979) in London and then joined Jardine Matheson & Co. (1979-1983) in Hong Kong after which he joined the Jardine Offshore Group (1983-1986) in postings to Singapore and Indonesia. Dato’ Richard also pursued his own businesses (1988-1997) in retail, consultancy and construction. He was Chief Executive Officer of The Melium Group (1997-2000), a leading Malaysian retail company and F&B chain operator.
Dato’ Richard is a director of K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad and Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and a number of CMS subsidiaries in cement, construction materials and trading, construction and road maintenance and property development. Dato’ Richard is a Trustee of Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor. Dato’ Richard has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the Company.