SSM Chairman pictureYBhg. Dato’ Sri Jamil bin Hj. Salleh was appointed as Chairman of the Companies Commission of Malaysia with effect from 15 March 2016. He holds a a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Anthropology and Sociology from Universiti Malaya. He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the Institute of Public Administration (INTAN).

Dato’ Sri Jamil started his career in 1984. He held posts in various government bodies and ministries, such as the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the Malaysian Prison Department and the Ministry of Youth and Sport. He served as the Deputy Secretary General (Administration) of the Ministry of Youth and Sport from 2010, prior to his appointment as the Director General of the same Ministry with effect from 12 Jun 2013. Dato’ Sri Jamil assumes the post of Secretary General of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism on 15 March 2016.





Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah was appointed as a Commission Member effective 1 January 2011. She is a Professor of Corporate and Insolvency Law of the Law Faculty at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Her areas of specialization include company and corporate finance law, securities regulation, bankruptcy and insolvency law. She has been lecturing on company and partnership law since 1989, and currently her areas of expertise  also include energy law  and corporate regulation. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah has written for various local Malaysian and British academic journals on company, securities and insolvency law. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah obtained her LLB (Hons) from University of Malaya, Masters in Laws from the University of Kent and her Ph.D in Laws from University of London.

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah was a member of the Malaysian Corporate Law Reform Steering Committee (CLRC). She was  the former Legal Advisor of UKM Holdings, the Corporate Arm of University Kebangsaan Malaysia as well as a former member of the Board of Directors of Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan (YBGK). She is also the Executive Council Member of International Centre for Law and Legal Studies (I-Cells) of the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) of Malaysia, and  a member of  the Intellectual Property Advisory Board of UKM. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Aishah also serves as a Commissioner for the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM). She is also an appointed Fellow of Academy Science of Malaysia.



YB Abdullah Hj. Saidol

YB Abdullah Hj. Saidol was appointed a Commission Member effective 2 January 2015. He is a law graduate from ITM (UiTM) and has 20 years experience in the corporate sector. He was formerly attached with the Bursa Saham Kuala Lumpur (KLSE) and the Research Institute of Investment Analysis Malaysia (RIAAM). YB Abdullah is the State Assemblyman for Semop, Sarawak.







Encik Othman bin SemailYBhg. Dato’ Othman bin Semail holds a Masters Degree in Financial Management and was appointed a Commission Member effective 2 January 2015. He began his career in the public service in 1982 as an Assistant Agriculture Officer in RISDA. He had served as an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer of the Ministry of Primary Industries, and is currently serving the Ministry of Finance. Dato’ Othman bin Semail is the Deputy Under Secretary of the Government Procurement Policy & Accreditation Sector of the Government Procurement Division, before assuming the post of Secretary of the Government Procurement Division.






YB Dato’ Ikmal Hisham Bin Abdul Aziz

YB Dato’ Sri Ikmal Hisham bin Abdul Aziz was appointed as a Commission Member effective 1 December 2015. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, USA with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. YB Dato’ Sri Ikmal Hisham is currently the Chairman of MARA Incorporated Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of MARA. He is also the Managing Director of Noble Twin (M) Sdn Bhd. and TJM Sdn Bhd. Previously, he acted as an independent Director of Taiping Super Berhad and OSK Property Holdings Berhad, and the Chairman of Audit Committee of OSK Property Holdings Bhd for more than 4 years.

YB Dato’ Sri Ikmal Hisham is currently the Member of Parliament for Tanah Merah since 2013.





YBhg. Dato’ Zaidon Haji AsmuniYBhg. Dato’ Zaidon bin Hj. Asmuni holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Science (Hons) from Universiti Sains Malaysia and was appointed as a Commission Member effective 1 July 2016. He began his career as a Diplomatic Officer in 1981 in the Ministry of Home Affairs. He had served within various divisions of the Ministry. Dato’ Zaidon was the Director of the Administration Division of the Immigration Department of Malaysia, and was later appointed as the Director General of the People’s Volunteer Corps (RELA). He was then appointed as the Deputy Secretary General (Strategic) of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Dato’ Zaidon was the former Deputy Secretary General (Administration) of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism. 






Dato' Zahrah Abd Wahab FennerYBhg. Dato' Zahrah Abd Wahab Fenner is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). Prior to her appointment as CEO on 1 January 2015, she held the post of Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Services) (DCEO Services). Dato' Zahrah graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants and is a Chartered Accountant (M). She is also a member of the Approval and Implementation Committee of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and a council member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants since 16 July 2011. When she was serving as the DCEO (Services), she spearheaded the Corporate Resource Division, Information Communication & Technology, SSM Training Academy (COMTRAC) and the Public Affairs Section.

Dato' Zahrah began her career as an Advisor Accountant with the Royal Malaysian Customs and Excise Department and served the department from 1984 to 1992 where she advised on matters relating to valuation and standard international practices of the open market. Between the years 1992 to 1995, Dato' Zahrah was attached to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Principal Accountant and she was responsible for financial accounts and auditing of the Malaysian Embassies and High Commissions worldwide. Later she joined the Registrar of Companies in 1995 and served as Chief Accountant until    16 April 2002. When SSM was formed as a result of a merger between the Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB), Dato' Zahrah was appointed as DCEO (Services) of SSM and she held the post until 2014.