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Dear shareholders and visitors, As part of our initiative to enhance our investor relations, we have launched our own online investor relations (IR) website. Kindly go to Investor Relations section. We are excited with the new IR website. We hope, you too, will find it meaningful. You will also find a section where you can provide feedbacks or give suggestions on how we can improve our communication with you. We are more than happy to hear from you. Last but not least, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you, for your continued support and trust.

Corporate Information

Incorporated on 1 December 1965, TDM Berhad (TDM or the Group) was listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (formerly known as the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange) under the Plantations Sector in 1970. Following a successful restructuring exercise and new strategic direction in 2004, TDM has grown into a leading player in the oil palm plantation and healthcare sectors.


Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director, MALAYSIAN, AGE: 60

* Appointed as Director: 29 August 2017 

* Master Of Business Administration 
Oklahoma City University, USA 

Working Experience and Occupation 
* 1 July 1981 - State Civil Service Level II ,Department of Land and Mines of Terengganu 
* 16 Sept 1981 - Secretary, Public Service Commission of Terengganu 
* 1 Sept 1989 - Principal Assistant Director (Unemployment Special Unit), State Economic Planning Unit 
* 16 Aug 1990 - Assistant State Director (Culture and Tourism), State Secretary Office of Terengganu 
* 1 July 1994 - Assistant District Officer I, District Office of Kuala Terengganu 
* 1 July 1995 - Chief Assistant District Officer, District Office of Besut 
* 1 Jan 1996 - Chief Assistant District Officer, State Secretary Office of Terengganu 
* 4 Oct 1997 - Assistant State Financial Officer (Investment), Terengganu State Financial Office 
* 10 June 1998 - Land Administrator, Land Office of Hulu Terengganu 
* 1 Aug 1999 - Principal Assistant Secretary of State (Establishment and Services) State Secretary Office of Terengganu 
* 15 Aug 2000 - General Manager,Terengganu Entrepreneur Development Foundation 
* 16 Feb 2004 - Deputy Director ,State Economic Planning Unit 
* 1 Dec 2005 - Deputy State Secretary (Special Project), State Secretary Office of Terengganu 
* 1 Jan 2009 - District Officer, District Office of Setiu 
* 1 Feb 2010 - District Officer, District Office of Kuala Terengganu 
* 2 June 2014 - Deputy State Secretary (Development) / UPEN Director, State Secretary Office of Terengganu 
* 1 Jan 2015 - State Financial Officer, Terengganu State Treasury Office 
* 3 Aug 2016 - State Secretary, State Secretary Office of Terengganu 

Directorship of Public Companies (if any) 
Dato' Haji Wan Nawawi also sits as director in several subsidiaries of Terengganu incorporated Sdn Bhd (TI) and state owned companies and agencies 

By virtue of TI being a major shareholder in TDM Berhad, he has conflict of interest on matters related to TI 


PSAT, DPMJ, DPKK, PAT, JSM, KMN, BDS (Malaya), DPHD (Sydney) psc FICD

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director MALAYSIAN, AGE: 64

•  Appointed as Director: 15 September 2014
•  Appointed as Member of Audit Committee: 1 April 2015
•  Appointed as Chairman of Nomination & Remuneration Committee: 1 April 2015

•  Bachelor in Dental Surgery, University Malaya.
•  Diploma in Public Health Dentistry, University of Sydney.
•  PSC (Staff College, Malaysia Armed Forces)

Working Experience and Occupation
•  Chairman of Genesis Health Solutions Sdn Bhd.
•  Director of Driving Transformation Sdn Bhd.
•  Director of Mediteam Sdn Bhd.
•  Served the Malaysian Armed Forces for 27 years.
•  Director of Dental Services, Malaysia Armed Forces.
•  Founding Dean and Professor, Kulliyyah of Dentistry International Islamic University, Malaysia.
•  Commandant of Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services Training Institute.
•  Chairman of Section Defence Forces Dental Services Federation Dentaire International.
•  President of Armed Forces Officers Mess.
•  President, Old Putera Association (Alumnus of the Royal Military College).
•  Founding President of the Malaysian Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association.
•  Vice President of Malaysian Dental Association.
•  Council Member of the Malaysian Dental Council.
•  Founding President of Dental Alumni of University Malaya.

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Independent Non-Executive Director MALAYSIAN, AGE: 67

•  Appointed as Director: 1 October 2014
•  Appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee: 1 October 2014
•  Appointed as Member of Nomination & Remuneration Committee: 1 April 2015

•  Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
•  Fellow of CPA Australia.
•  Member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.
•  Member of Malaysia Institute of Cooperative and Management Auditors.
•  Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) in Accounting, University of Malaya.
•  Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting, University of Malaya.

Working Experience and Occupation :
•  Chartered Accountant, Auditor, Tax Agent and Company Secretary.
•  Executive Chairman of M/s Mohd Ali Abas & Co.
•  Managing Director of Hubungan Raya Terengganu Sdn Bhd.
•  Senior Assistant Director (Finance), Lembaga Kemajuan Terengganu Tengah (KETENGAH), Kuala Terengganu.
•  Accountant with Urban Development Authority (UDA), Kuala Lumpur.

Directorship of Public Companies (if any)



Non-Independent Non-Executive Director MALAYSIAN, AGE: 56

•  Appointed as Director: 15 September 2014

•  Bachelor in Business Administration, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
•  Master in Business Administration, University of Wales College, Newport.

Working Experience and Occupation
•  Deputy State Secretary (Management).
•  President, Setiu District Council.
•  Secretary, Kuala Terengganu City Council.
•  President, Hulu Terengganu District Council.
•  Secretary, Kemaman Municipal Council.
•  Assistant District Officer, Setiu District Council.
•  Secretary, Kemaman District Council.
•  Assistant State Secretary (Tambah Setara).
•  Executive Director, Terengganu Skills Development Centre (TESDEC).
•  Assistant Director at the State Economic Planning Unit.
•  Assistant District Officer, Hulu Terengganu District Council.

Directorship of Public Companies (if any)



Non-Independent Non-Executive Director MALAYSIAN, AGE: 56

•  Appointed as Director: 15 September 2014

•  Bachelor of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Working Experience and Occupation
•  Senior Private Secretary to the Menteri Besar of Terengganu.
•  Director, Yayasan Islam Terengganu.
•  Director, Yayasan Terengganu.
•  Assistant Head, Terengganu State Government (Human Resource).
•  President, Dungun District Council.
•  Assistant District Officer, Dungun District Council.
•  Assistant District Officer, Kemaman District Council.
•  Secretary, Setiu Municipal Council.
•  Assistant District Officer, Setiu District Council.
•  Assistant District Officer, Hulu Terengganu District Council.
•  Assistant, Terengganu State Government (Human Resource) (Terengganu State Government Office).
•  Assistant State Development Officer, Terengganu State Economic Development Office.

Directorship of Public Companies (if any)


Independent Non-Executive Director


• Appointed as Director: 28 February 2016
• Appointed as Member of the Audit Committee: 28 February 2016

• Diploma in Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Working Experience and Occupation
• Assistant Manager at Felda in 1976 and promoted as Manager in 1978 and was working with Felda for five years till 1981
• Senior Assistant Manager at Boustead Estates Agency Sdn Bhd in 1981 and promoted as Manager in 1986. In 2001, he was designated as Visiting Agent based in Head Office at Kuala Lumpur. After 29 years in Boustead, he retired in 2010



Independent Director MALAYSIAN, AGE : 52

•  Appointed as Director : 23 August 2016

First Degree MBBS - Medical Faculty, University of Malaya

 Post Graduate 

    - Double Specialist (Malaysia and United Kingdom)

    - Master Internal Medicine (MD), Universiti Sains Malaysia

    - Royal College of Physician (MRCP) United Kingdom 

  Fellow Royal College of Physician (FRCP), London, UK  


Working Experience and Occupation
        •  Has worked in The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Manchester Royal Infirmary, St Thomas' Hospital in London and at the NIB Soehendra's International World Class Endoscopy Center at the University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

  • Served as Head of the Department of Medicine, Hospital Putrajaya
  • Currently working as a Senior Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Kuala Terengganu 


Directorship of Public Companies (if any)



• Appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer : 1 February 2018

• Bachelor in Agricultural Science, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia 

Working Experience and Occupation 
• Director General, RISDA Malaysia 
• Deputy Director General (Development), RISDA Malaysia 
• General Manager (Grade 2), RISDA Plantation Sdn. Bhd 
• Director (Grade 54), Productivity & Marketing Division, RISDA 
• Director, Replanting &Estate Division, RISDA 
• State RISDA Officer, Terengganu 
• Manager, RISDA Plantation Sdn Bhd, Terengganu 
• Manager, NARSCO, Terengganu 
• Mini Estate Manager, RISDA Terengganu 
• District RISDA Officer, Kuala Krai/ Gua Musang, RISDA Kelantan 
• District RISDA Officer Besut/ Setiu, Terengganu 
• State Marketing Officer, RISDA Terengganu 
• Assistant Director, RISDA Terengganu 

Currently, he is also a Director of RISDA Plantation Sdn Bhd 

Business Sector



TDM wants to be a model corporate citizen, enhancing the wealth of Shareholders & improving the well-being of all stakeholders.


Inspiring our people to improve their lives.



Core Business

TDM develops and manages 12 estates at the following locations:
  • Sungai Tong Complex - Estates: Jaya, Fikri, Tayor and Pelung
  • Bukit Besi Complex - Estates: Gajah Mati, Majlis Agama Islam, Pinang Emas and Jerangau
  • Kemaman Complex - Estates: Air Putih, Tebak, Jernih and Pelantoh
In 2007, TDM expanded its plantation business to Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia. Currently, the Group has a total of 44,463 hectares of planted oil palm land for its plantations in Terengganu, Malaysia and Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia.

The Group also operates two palm oil mills, which are located in Sungai Tong, Setiu and Kemaman, Terengganu.

In 2011, the Group opened its first bio-composting plant to convert empty fruit bunches (EFB) of oil palm into bio-organic fertiliser for use in its estates. The plant, which is located in Sungai Tong, Terengganu is able to produce up to 15,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser per annum.

The second bio-composting plant in Kemaman, Terengganu, which has a capacity to produce up to 24,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser annually.

The two plants will be able to reduce the Group's dependency on chemical fertilisers and help to manage waste in a more sustainable manner. This will also further reduce fertiliser and production costs.

The Group's Healthcare division, Kumpulan Medic Iman Sdn Bhd (KMDI), manages four specialist hospitals which offer affordably priced secondary healthcare services to the community. Hospitals under KMDI are :-

  • Kelana Jaya Medical Centre (KJMC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Kuantan Medical Centre (KMC), Kuantan, Pahang
  • Kuala Terengganu Specialist Hospital (KTS), Kuala Terengganu
  • TDMC Hospital, Kuala Lumpur
 The vision of the healthcare division is to be the community specialist hospital of choice where every individual will have an access to high standard of healthcare services similar to any developed countries in the world.

The services offered at all of our hospitals cover key disciplines such as general medicine, paediatrics, orthopaedic, general surgery, radiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, ENT, dermatology, ophthalmology, urology, anaesthesiology and gastroenterology.       


Effort Towards Sustainable Palm Oil

TDM Berhad ("TDM") endorses the principles and criteria promulgated for sustainable palm oil production and commits to transparency by providing adequate information on environmental, social and legal matters to allow for effective participation in decision making by all stakeholders. All management document of public interest are available for viewing subject to any requirement for commercial confidentiality.

The goal of sustainable development will be achieved by balancing the needs of People, Planet and Profit.

We are an ardent advocator of personal and professional development among our management and employees as well as the communities directly related to our operations. Our emphasis on the acquisition of knowledge and skills is grounded on the belief that individuals should sustain their ability to meet the economic and social challenges of the future.

We champion the preservation of the environment and sustainability of natural resources so as to safeguard the well-being of the people and quality of life in the present as well as future. We are increasingly 'greening' our operations and practices through technologies and other means in order to lower TDM's carbon footprint.

We are equally committed to our responsibility towards the livelihood of our employees and financial aspirations of our shareholders. We believe this responsibility is best upheld by capitalising on opportunities in growing the company over the long-term to ensure healthy financial returns to all our stakeholders.

Corporate Responsibilites

We engage the surrounding communities through our community projects and strive to positively contribute to both the social and economic well being of those communities within which our business operate. We believe CR plays an important role in ensuring sustainable growth whilst enhancing corporate governance practices and observing ethical standards. All our employees and management in all our divisions are required to treat CR as an integral part of our business and practices. As outlined above, our CR strategies are broadly categorised into four areas:

Our stakeholders/shareholders: business partners, suppliers and contractors expect to see sustainable growth, financial excellence and strong corporate governance. The Board and management strive to provide an optimal return on investment to our shareholders. In order to meet our stakeholders' various expectations, we have undertaken various initiatives including:

Corporate Governance
Installation of a corporate governance and risk management system to actively manage the challenges faced by the Group's businesses in the Plantation and Healthcare divisions, by identifying and mitigating the risks.

Dividend Policy
TDM has adopted a dividend policy to provide sustainable dividend to shareholders consistent with the Group's earnings growth. TDM will endeavor to pay a dividend of at least 30% of its consolidated annual net profit after taxation and minority interests, annually, subject to the availability of distributable reserves.

Land Bank
Increasing the Plantation Division's land bank by acquiring 10,000 hectares of land in Kalimantan, Indonesia in 2007 to establish oil palm plantations for continued growth, followed by option to add another 30,000 hectares in 2008. Development work on the first 10,000 hectares commenced in 2007.

At TDM, we are focused on creating the education and promotion of professional conduct, providing a healthy and safe workplace free from discrimination, and establishing a balance between work and other aspects of life. In return, our people are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep the company at the forefront of our businesses. At the plantations the Group provides infrastructure and accommodation for a productive lifestyle.

Occupational Safety and Health
The Group firmly believes and remains committed to the safety, health and quality of the environment in which we operate. To ensure the efficiency and safety of all operations within the Group, safety audits are carried out periodically to ensure full compliance with all the relevant legislative requirements. A comprehensive safety plan has been established with the twin objectives of "zero accidents" and public safety.

Employees' Well-Being
TDM is committed to the educational needs of its plantation community and supports kindergartens and nurseries set up to cater to the families who live in the surrounding estates areas. The company provides free transportation for employees children to and from schools. Contributions to housing, furniture and appliances, electricity, water and cooking gas ensure that all families enjoy basic amenities.

Recreational and sporting competitions are organised to ensure a healthy and positive workforce. This also builds team spirit among all staff. Employee involvement in sports and recreational activities are under the purview of the various sports and recreational clubs led by TDM's Kelab Sukan dan Kebajikan, an association established exclusively for employees. The club promotes strong social ties with the surrounding communities by organising various activities and programmes involving its members and government and nongovernmental organisations.

Social Gatherings
TDM Family Day and the Annual Dinner are among the events organised for our staff and their families. Staff interaction is promoted and bonds of friendship and camaraderie strengthened whilst instilling a sense of belonging by regularly bringing together everyone in the TDM family.

Training & Development
The Group recognises and encourages its employees' desire for self-improvement, and ensures all training courses and investments in education are founded on clearly identified business needs and objectives. These objectives are matched with job requirements which are then weighed against carefully developed performance criteria. This approach ensures that all training is optimally configured and implemented to maximise the benefits to both the employee and the Group. Various programmes were organised throughout the year to upgrade the core competencies of our people while creating a talent pool for succession planning. The various programmes includes training in technical, management, communication, administrative and other soft skills.

Appreciating Loyalty
Acknowledging employee loyalty, Long Service Awards and special retirement awards are presented at the Annual Dinner to those reaching 15 years or more of service and to retiring staff.

Whistleblower Policy
A stakeholder can report or disclose through an established channel, concerning improprieties including fraud, crimical offences, miscarriages of justice, ethical wrongdoings and corruption, bribery and blackmail.

Provide improved quality of life for estate workers with better housing facilities.


TDM has placed sustainable development as a priority in the Group's business policy framework. Our environment is the water, air and earth where we live and work. The Plantation Division's initiatives towards protecting the environment and complying with existing laws include a commitment to manage our investments by taking care of the condition of the soil, integrated pest management and minimising the use of agri-chemicals. Caring for the environment is part of a wider holistic approach which includes providing employment for our people, allocating economic resources for infrastructure, contributing to our plantation workers' education and welfare and generally providing a livelihood for the surrounding communities who support us.

Soil Conservation
The planting of leguminous cover crops to minimise soil erosion is a standard Group practice. Following extensive trials, Mucuna bracteata, a shade tolerant legume has been adopted for commercial planting in all of the Group's replanting programmes. This species of legume protects surface soil from erosion and recycles plant nutrients while enhancing the soil's organic and moisture content. Terraces are constructed on hilly terrain and the vigorous Guatamala grass, Tripsacum luxam, planted along high risk erosion areas at stream embankments and near bridges.The use of oil palm chips in a single layer along planting rows binds the soil. Bio-compost and Empty Fruit Bunches mulch are applied to retain water as well as to substitute inorganic fertiliser. A 'zero burning' policy in our replanting programmes contributes towards a cleaner, greener environment whilst enhancing soil fertility by replenishing organic matter and improving the soil's physical properties.

Integrated Pest Management
An Integrated Pest Management ("IPM") policy involves the combination of a variety of methods of control to suppress pest populations below the economic injury-causing level. An eco-friendly alternative method opted for rat control is through the breeding of barn owl, Tyto Alba. Breeding boxes for the barn owl have been erected throughout the Group's estates. For the control of leaf-eating pests, the Group adopts the trunk injection of insecticides wherever possible, in place of spraying, which has the advantage of preserving beneficial insects. An integral part of IPM is the planting of beneficial plants such as Cassia cobanensis, Antigonon leptopus, Euphorbia heterophylla and Turnera subulata to encourage the proliferation of natural enemies for the control of bagworms and nettle caterpillars and ensure ecological balance.

Weed Control
We control and optimally use chemical applications. The useefficiency of different fertilisers on different soil types and series vary from applications of 83% to below 40%. In addition, steps have been taken to minimise losses and maximise the recovery of applied nutrients by encouraging the use of mechanical fertiliser spreaders. We advocate the minimum use of herbicides to achieve equilibrium in weed and ground coverage when establishing a desirable vegetation species under oil palm, under our weed management policy.

Waste Reduction
We recycle large amounts of mill by-products, under our waste management policy, such as empty fruit bunches ("EFB") and treated palm oil mill effluent ("PO ME") back into the fields in compliance with Department of Environment ("DOE") standards. The use of EF B as a recycled organic fertiliser will reduce dependence on chemical fertilisers and cut costs.

The transformation change in mill process flow and control via front-end upgrade involving latest technology in sterilisation process. The upgrade helps to reduce costs and improve automation.

Compliant to RSPO certification
Our estates and mills are certified by RSPO and complied with MPOB's Codes of Good Agriculture Practice. The RSPO and MPOB certifications are the source of competitive advantage for the Company as the co-branding strategy help to improve trust by our customers.





Local Communities and General Public
The Group is an active participant in the communities in which it operates, responding and assisting in critical social issues such as education, poverty eradication, infrastructure amenities development and healthcare.

The Plantation division continued its tradition in 2008 of participating in various social and community activities and programmes both directly and indirectly through numerous charitable organisations. These include being the major sponsor of sports teams and sports events, working with the authorities to set up schools within the estate areas and contributing to the surrounding communities.

Nurses and medical consultants from Kuantan Medical Centre ("KMC"), Kelana Jaya Medical Centre ("KJMC") , Kuala Terengganu Specialist Hospital ("KTS") and Taman Desa Medical Centre ("TDMC") actively participated in educating and serving the community through public health talks, community service programmes and free medical screenings. TDM, together with the healthcare professionals, organised and conducted community outreach programmes in the field of health screening, exhibitions and blood donation drives in support of the government's healthy lifestyle campaign.


Profit Distribution Policy
TDM Group's annual consolidated distributable profits shall be appropriated as follows:

i) one third for dividend to shareholders;

ii) one third for capital expenditure of the Group; and

iii) one third for the reserves of the Group

This policy was approved by the Board of Directors of TDM Berhad on 13 August 2009.


Philanthropy Policy
TDM Group will contribute 2% of its consolidated annual net profit after taxation, minority interest and dividend payments to approved organisations in Terengganu that support social causes, sports and economic development.

This policy was approved by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on 17 May, 2012. 


Plasma Scheme
Contribute to improving the socio-economic standard of communities where we operate.


Practical Training Support
Provide industry training to college and university students to acquire applied knowledge and skills in the industry.










Talent and Employee Development

A knowledge-based organisation places talent management and human capital as the main pillars of the business structure. To maintain sustainable growth, TDM continues to pursue innovation and creativity by acquiring and retaining talent.

We continue to invest in improving the skill and competency of our people. This is important for our continued quality performance and a sustainable business. We have focused on providing more in-house and external training during the year under review and have emphasised specialised management training schemes, such as "Six Sigma", to improve productivity.

Business Opportunity

No tender available at this time.

Jobs & Careers

Why join us?

Simply because we are a family. We believe that our employees are our true assets as their dedication, knowledge, commitment and loyalty have contributed tremendously towards the Group's success over the years.

It is no wonder, therefore, that we compensate and reward our employees competitively and fairly whilst providing excellent opportunities within the Group for improving an employee's personal skills.

We are always open to ideas, even unconventional ones, as we believe in fostering pioneering and intuitive spirits as these qualities, we hope, will add to an employee's professional and personal traits such as commitment, team spirit and the courage to take up new challenges whilst still staying true to our philosophy.

Positions Available

No position available at this time.

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20100 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu, Malaysia

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Ms Norfar'izan binti Hashim
Corporate Communications Department

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