Board of Directors


TAN SRI DATO’ SERI DR ABDUL HAMID PAWANTEH (Executive Chairman / Advisor)

Tan Sri Abdul Hamid’s career in medical, politics, government and business have spanned over 40 years, straddling alternately the public and private sectors. Through this period he has been a doctor, town councilor, Chairman of several GLCs and listed Companies including CIMA, HICOM, IJN, and AISB, Member of Parliament twice over for two separate constituencies, Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat, Menteri Besar and President of the Senate.

In the intervening periods when he is not in public office, he involved himself in business in stockbroking and property development as well as successfully developing an independent power project (TTPC). Tan Sri has also been Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia since 1997.

Through Upen Holdings, a company he setup to involve his five children in business, he acquired 50% of Globonus in 2010, subsequently acquiring the remaining 50% in June 2011.