Millionaire sons but Mahathir in switch off mode

 |Apr 28, 2017
Mahathir and his sons (from left) Mirzan, Mokhzani and Mukhriz.

Opcom Holdings Bhd is an investment holding company.

It is engaged in renting of buildings, provision of management services to its subsidiary companies.

The firm operates through segments such as manufacturing, trading and engineering services, and other operations.

The manufacturing segment offers fibre optic cables, systems and accessories.

The trading and engineering services segment engages in general trading of fibre, accessories and other cable production materials.

The other operations segment provides management services and investment holding activities.

Its products include aerial, duct, direct burial, anti-rodent, and indoor cables.

Opcom Holdings was founded by Mukhriz Mahathir and Kwang Hua Choa on November 7, 1994 and is headquartered in Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Mokhzani Mahathir was appointed as an Opcom director on May 8, 2009.

He is also the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the USA in 1987.

He began his career as a well site operations engineer with Sarawak Shell Berhad in 1987.

He later joined Tongkah Holdings Berhad in 1989 and was appointed as the group managing director, a post he held until 2001.

He was the chairman and group CEO of Pantai Holdings Berhad until 2001.

He was also a founding member and had served as non-independent non-executive director and vice chairman of Sapura Kencana Petroleum Berhad, one of the world’s largest oil and gas services companies until March 2015.

Presently, he sits on the board of Maxis Berhad, Malaysia’s premier telecommunications company. – Malaysia Today

Mokhzani (left) and Mukhriz.
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