Y Bhg Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

Deputy Group Chairman
Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member – Digital Transformation Committee







Age: 56
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 23 January 1995
Number of Board Meetings Attended: 5/7
Shareholding in CMS:
Direct – 1,000,000 ordinary shares / Indirect – 4,407,100 ordinary shares

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib pursued his tertiary education in USA and Canada.

Skills & Experience
Dato Sri Mahmud was appointed to the Board of CMS as Group Executive Director on 23January 1995 and was re-designated as Deputy Group Chairman on 22 May 2002. Dato Sri Mahmud served as Interim Group Chairman from 10 May 2018 to 1 October 2018.He has extensive experience in the stock-broking and corporate sectors. He was a founding member of Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd, Sarawak’s first stock-broking company which is now under Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad.

Other Current Appointments

  • Chairman of Sarawak Cable Berhad
  • Chairman of CMS Property Development Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS subsidiary companies in strategic investments and IT related services, and several other private companies

Dato Sri Mahmud is the brother of Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib, YB Dato Hajjah Hanifah Hajar Taib-Alsree and Jamilah Hamidah Taib (major shareholders of CMS). Dato Sri Mahmud is a son of the late Lejla Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and a director of Majaharta Sdn Bhd (a major shareholder of CMS).