It all begins with

culture

The role that DRH plays in the Malaysian hospitality space is one we shoulder with great respect and honour. The DRH team is committed to its work of uplifting the discerning traveller’s experience of Malaysia.

It all begins with

culture

The role that DRH plays in the Malaysian hospitality space is one we shoulder with great respect and honour. The DRH team is committed to its work of uplifting the discerning traveller’s experience of Malaysia.

Our
principles

The six pillars that guide us in striving for excellence in our endeavours and bringing value to what we do:

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6 principles
that underpin our ethos

1

Ambitious

We see ourselves as more than industry professionals. Our work in hospitality is geared towards the betterment of the sector and economy of Malaysia.

2

Hospitable

In our goal to turn Malaysia into a valuable travel destination, we are dedicated to providing the most authentic hospitality experiences for our guests.

3

Responsible

We have made it our duty to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the localities we are present in, by operating our businesses mindfully.

4

Disciplined

We are steadfast in our goals and the values we hold dear, yet we are agile and adaptable enough to meet the ever-changing demands of the roles we play.

5

Resourceful

Harnessing our team’s collective capabilities, we are determined to employ new and sustainable methods of enhancing our businesses.

6

Down-to-earth

We retain a deep respect for the environment and the communities in which we are present. We aim to develop and operate without compromising our duties.

Our board
of directors
Dato’ Mohamed Nasri Sallehuddin
Chairman

Dato’ Mohamed Nasri Sallehuddin is currently Executive Director, General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head, Corporate & Support Services at Khazanah Nasional Berhad. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom in 1993. He was admitted to Gray’s Inn as a Barrister-at-law in 1995 and after having completed his pupillage in Malaysia, he was admitted to the High Court of Malaya as an Advocate and Solicitor in 1996. He also holds an MBA from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom.

Nasri is also a non-independent non-executive board member of Telekom Malaysia Bhd, UEM Group Bhd, Chairman of Taman Tugu Development Sdn Bhd and a director of Think City Sdn Bhd.

Wong Shu Hsien
Director

Wong Shu Hsien joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in February 2005 from Binafikir Sdn. Bhd. Prior to that, she worked in a private equity firm, Emerging Markets Partnership, the Principal Advisor to AIG Infrastructure Fund II.

She holds a degree in Economics from University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and a Masters in Economics and Political Science from London School of Economics, United Kingdom.

Shu Hsien is a non-independent, non-executive board member of PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad and Malaysia Airlines Berhad.

Ainol Roznain Yaacob
Director

Ainol joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad in 2021 after eight years in BP Malaysia as Head of Country, Malaysia. In Khazanah, he is currently a Director, Finance and holds a dual role of heading the Finance Transformation unit as well at Head of Tax Advisory & Planning.

He started his career in audit with KPMG London before moving to Corporate and International Tax within KPMG and later with Deloitte, specialising in risk management and controls. Ainol spent almost 20 years working in London prior to his return to Malaysia with Ernst & Young.

Ainol graduated from University of Essex in Accounting and Financial Management. He is a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor.

Iwan Rashman bin Gulamoydeen
Director

Iwan Rashman Gulamoydeen joined Khazanah in May 2007. He is currently with the Legal Unit in Khazanah where he has spent the last 14 years working closely with Investments on many milestone transactions in the healthcare, media, renewable energy and aviation sectors. Prior to that, he spent 2 years with the Risk Management Unit where he was involved in setting up of the Governance, Risk Management Framework 2.0, Limits of Authority and special audits.

Before joining Khazanah, he was with the Securities Commission for 5 years where he served in both the Enforcement and the Listing Divisions respectively. He holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Tasmania and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2001.

Iwan was on the board of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, including serving on the audit and nominations and remuneration’s committee as Khazanah’s Nominee Director up until August 2022. He currently holds no directorship within other Khazanah companies.

Adeline Khoo Suet Ling
Director

Adeline Khoo Suet Ling joined Khazanah in November 2022. She is currently a Director in Investments, and she leads both the Khazanah Leisure and Tourism and Airlines portfolio. Before joining Khazanah, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 18 years and was formerly a Director in the Deals division, specialising in valuations. She led numerous value advisory projects involving business enterprise valuations for M&A transactions, financial reporting valuations including intangibles, corporate and strategic advisory, corporate restructuring and conducting feasibility studies. In her first 3 years with PwC, she was with the audit services team within the Energy, Utilities, Media, and Info-communications sector.

Adeline holds a Bachelor of Science Accounting & Finance from The London School of Economics, is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA), member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and is a Chartered Valuer and Appraiser (CVA) from the Institute of Valuers and Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS).

Adeline is on the board of Malaysia Airlines Group Berhad, serving as an Alternate Director to Wong Shu Hsien effective 28 December 2022.

Stephanie Saw
Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie has been on the Board of the Group since 2013. On 2 April 2019, she was appointed Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Destination Resorts and Hotels.

Prior to her appointment, she was Director in the Investments Division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

She began her career with Renong Berhad and held various positions in operational and strategic financial control, corporate affairs, and portfolio management. She then worked in strategy and corporate finance advisory as well as project management before branching out as a food and beverage entrepreneur in 2004. She returned to finance and investment by joining Khazanah Nasional Berhad in 2007.

Stephanie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Law from the University of Southampton in 1996 and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 2003.

Our
Management

Collectively bringing decades of valuable experience to the table, our team is committed to realising the purpose of Destination Resorts and Hotels.

Stephanie Saw
Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Stephanie has been on the Board of the Group since 2013. On 2 April 2019, she was appointed Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Destination Resorts and Hotels.

Prior to her appointment, she was Director in the Investments Division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

She began her career with Renong Berhad and held various positions in operational and strategic financial control, corporate affairs, and portfolio management. She then worked in strategy and corporate finance advisory as well as project management before branching out as a food and beverage entrepreneur in 2004. She returned to finance and investment by joining Khazanah Nasional Berhad in 2007.

Stephanie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Law from the University of Southampton in 1996 and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 2003.

Arnaud Girodon

Chief Executive Officer

Datai Hotels and Resorts

General Manager

The Datai Langkawi

Arnaud has been General Manager at The Datai Langkawi since June 2014. Arnaud was later appointed Chief Executive Officer of Datai Hotels and Resorts in August 2019 and also leads the master planning and strategic development of Datai Bay.

A seasoned hotelier, Arnaud has over 20 years of experience in hospitality, managing luxury hotels and resorts such as InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Jebel Ali Hotel & Golf Resort in Dubai, and Indigo Pearl Resort in Phuket. Arnaud graduated from the Hotel & Catering University of Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines near Paris.

Karina Ridzuan
Director, Group Business Services
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Karina is Director of Group Business Services of Destination Resorts and Hotels. She oversees a portfolio of Group functions including Legal, Secretarial, and Human Capital. Karina joined the Group in May 2011 as General Manager, Legal & Secretarial and was promoted to Director, Legal & Secretarial in June 2013.

She started her career with Petronas and has spent more than 16 years in legal and finance as well as intellectual property. Prior to joining the Group, she was the Chief Executive Officer of the Dewan Philharmonic Petronas and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.

Karina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Law from Keele University in the UK.

Ronnie Khoo
Director, Group Strategy Management
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Ronnie joined Destination Resorts and Hotels in July 2018 as General Manager of Group Strategy & Business Development. In October 2020, he was appointed as Director of Group Strategy Management.

He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia in 2000, covering the financial services sector. He later spent 10 years in the oil and gas sector working in corporate finance and strategy, being involved in fundraising, investments, joint ventures, and strategic consolidation exercises. He was later involved in a successful listing exercise on Bursa Malaysia.

Ronnie obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Curtin University of Technology, Australia in 1999 and has been a member of CPA Australia since 2004. He has over 20 years of experience in assurance, banking, investor relations, corporate finance, and strategy.

Low Guat Peng
Director, Group Strategy Management
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Guat Peng joined the Group in July 2020 to lead the sustainability strategy and initiatives. She also covers strategy and corporate development of the Resort Management business under Datai Hotels and Resorts.

Guat Peng has over 15 years of experience in investment, strategy development, and corporate finance. Prior to joining DRH, she was Senior Vice President in the Investments Division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Management from University of London (External).

Wong Chin See
Director, Group Finance & Systems
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Chin See was appointed Director of Group Finance & Systems in September 2020 after joining Destination Resorts and Hotels in March 2020 as General Manager of Group Finance. Chin See oversees Group Finance and the finance portfolios of Desaru Development Holdings One.

She began her career in audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers and had a 10-year progressive career in Maxis Communication Berhad. She then moved into multiple senior regional finance roles in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining DRH, Chin See was the Global Finance Director at a local oil and gas company.

Chin See is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountant (ASCPA) with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Business Computing from Swinburne University of Technology.

Zane Qamariah Ambotang
Senior General Manager, Group Secretarial
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Zane joined Destination Resorts and Hotels in November 2011 in the Group Legal & Secretarial and served as Group Company Secretary until 2021, when she left the organisation. She recently rejoined the Group in March 2023 and has since resumed her previous roles.

Zane has over 20 years of experience in company secretarial and legal. She was practising law in Lee Hishammuddin (now known as Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill) and Shearn Delamore & Co, prior to joining DRH.

She holds an LLB (Hons) Business Law from University of Huddersfield and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2001.

Gowri Mohanadas
General Manager, Group Corporate Communications
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Gowri started at Destination Resorts and Hotels in October 2019 as General Manager of Group Corporate Communications. Her portfolio also includes Strategic and Corporate Communications for Desaru Development Holdings One.

Gowri has over 15 years of experience in Corporate Communications at public-listed and non-listed companies including Maxis Communication Berhad, TIME dotcom Berhad, and Axiata Group Berhad. Prior to joining DRH, she was head of Communications for Axiata Business Services, the enterprise business of the regional telecommunications group.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business from Curtin University of Technology.

Nor Shafahana Shaik Abdul Shukkor
Deputy General Manager, Group Risk Management
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Shafahana joined the in-house legal team at Destination Resorts and Hotels in April 2012. Prior to joining the Group, she practised as a corporate lawyer in a small firm after being called to the Malaysian Bar. Shafahana assumed the Group’s Head of Risk role in September 2020.

Shafahana graduated with a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from Universiti Teknologi MARA. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 7 January 2009.

Izrin Hashim
General Manager, Group Internal Audit
Destination Resorts and Hotels

Izrin joined Destination Resorts and Hotels in March 2021 as General Manager of Group Internal Audit. He has over 15 years of experience in internal audit and was previously employed by Axiata Group Berhad, prior to joining DRH.

In his various internal audit roles at Axiata, he was responsible for establishing Internal Audit functions across several overseas subsidiaries and new digital businesses and is skilled at providing objective assurance and consultancy services on audits. He is also an experienced Secretary to Board Audit Committees within Axiata subsidiaries.

Izrin holds a Masters of Engineering Science from Oxford University and is an associate member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Galeri Khazanah
Virtual Malaysian
Art Exhibition
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund and shareholder of DRH, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, recently launched a virtual art gallery, Galeri Khazanah, to showcase its art collection and make art more accessible to local and international audiences alike. Since its inception in 1994, Khazanah has been gradually collecting artworks in various media and styles, produced by local artists in a bid to preserve and promote Malaysian art and talent which includes oil, acrylic and batik paintings, artefacts, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. Beyond its financial responsibilities, Khazanah takes on a duty to protect, preserve, and develop national assets as part of its strategy in Advancing Malaysia. We invite you to take a virtual tour for a glimpse into Malaysia's rich cultural heritage through the perspective of Malaysian artists.

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