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Datuk Karownakaran @ Karunakaran A/L Ramasamy

Independent Non-Executive Director
Malaysian, Age 68, Male

Date of Appointment

  1. 17 July 2011


  1. Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) (Honours) degree, University of Malaya
  2. Post Graduate Course in Industrial Project, Planning, University of Bradford, UK

Working Experience

  1. Chairman of Etiqa Family Takaful Berhad (formerly known as Etiqa Takaful Berhad) from March 2016 to December 2017
  2. Director of Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd from December 2012 to October 2017
  3. Director of Maybank (Cambodia) Plc from October 2012 to October 2017
  4. Chairman/Director of Maybank Private Equity Sdn Bhd from May 2013 to December 2016
  5. Director of Maybank Asset Management Group Bhd from 2012 to 2016
  6. Director of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad from 2009 to 2014
  7. Joined the Malaysian Investment Development Authority [formerly known as Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (“MIDA”)] in August 1972 and served in various positions including Director and Director-General
  8. Member of the Cabinet Committee on Investment

Directorship of Other Listed Issuers/Public Companies

  1. Other Listed Issuers
    – Chairman of Integrated Logistics Berhad
    – Director of Malayan Banking Berhad
    – Director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad
  2. Public Companies
    – Chairman of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad
    – Chairman of Etiqa General Insurance Berhad
    – Chairman of Etiqa Life Insurance Berhad
    – Chairman of Etiqa International Holding Berhad