Dato’ Sekhar Krishnan

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Sekhar Krishnan was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of MISC Berhad on 15 January 2015. On 8 August 2017 he was appointed as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of MISC Berhad.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

Dato’ Sekhar is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

Dato’ Sekhar retired in 2010 as the Executive Vice President, Corporate Services of Sime Darby Berhad. He was responsible for Sime Darby Group’s legal, secretarial, risk management, sustainability and quality management functions, as well as the Commodity Trading and Marketing and Allied Products & Services activities of the group.

Prior to joining the Sime Darby Group in 1982, Dato’ Sekhar had three years of post-qualifying experience with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (now known as KPMG). Since then, he had held various senior financial positions within the Sime Darby Group including as Finance Director of Sime UEP Properties Berhad, Group Financial Controller of Sime Darby Berhad and Finance Director of Tractors Malaysia Holdings Berhad.

Board Committee Membership

  • Chairman of the Board Audit and Risk Committee