AMALANATHAN THOMAS, aged 62, is a Malaysian and a Director nominated by HICOM Holdings Berhad. He is a Non-Executive Director since January 2020 and is a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee and Audit Committee.

Amalanathan holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Malaya and earned Professional Qualifications in Accounting and Taxation. He holds memberships in the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia, Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia, ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant and Malaysian Institute of Management.

He was appointed as Principal Officer of DRB-HICOM Berhad on 1 April 2016 and currently as Group Director Financial Services, he oversees the Group’s Accounting, Reporting, Taxation, Risks & Sustainability. His experience spans over 25 years in the fields of finance, accounting and taxation.

Amalanathan sits on the Boards of PROTON Holdings Berhad, Composites Technology Research Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad, HICOM University College Sdn. Bhd. and several private limited companies within the DRB-HICOM Group