Tuan Syed Naqiz Shahabuddin Syed Abdul Jabbar was appointed to the Board of MMC Corporation Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 16 July 2015. He is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Tuan Syed Naqiz holds an LLB Degree and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
Syed Naqiz is a Senior Partner at Messrs. Naqiz & Partners. Having practiced law for more than 22 years, he has acquired in-depth knowledge not only on legal intricacies but has also gained a solid knowledge-base on various industries ranging from finance, power, construction, automotive, defense, information technology, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and logistics.
Syed Naqiz sits on the Boards of AwanBiru Technology Berhad, Yayasan DRB-HICOM, UOB Asset Management (M) Berhad, UOB Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd, TH Properties Sdn Bhd and Bumiputra Retailers Organisation (BRO).
He is also the Major Shareholder and Director of Bud & Naq Holdings Sdn Bhd, which oversees the operations of several retail and wholesale brands in Malaysia.