Tan Sri Syed Faisal Albar bin Syed A.R Albar


Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Malaysian, Male


Date of re-designated as Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director:

2 April 2021


Date of appointment as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director:

14 January 2016


Academic/Professional Qualification:

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Accountancy), Barat College of DePaul University, Lake Forest, United States of America
  • AICPA Professional Certification, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, United States of America


Present Appointment:

  • Group Managing Director, DRB-HICOM Berhad


Past Experience:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Malakoff Corporation Berhad
  • Chief Executive Officer, Gas Malaysia Berhad
  • Executive Director, Pos Logistics Berhad
  • Director, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
  • Director, Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • Director, Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd
  • Director, Yayasan Kelana Ehsan
  • Group Managing Director, Pos Malaysia Berhad
  • Chairman, ASEAN Postal Business Union
  • Chief Executive Officer, The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Chief Financial Officer, The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Various positions in PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly known as Price Waterhouse), Kuala Lumpur and San Francisco, California, United States of America



Listed Company:

  • DRB-HICOM Berhad (Group Managing Director)

Public Companies:

  • PROTON Holdings Berhad
  • Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad
  • HICOM Holdings Berhad
  • HICOM Berhad



  • No family relationship with any Director/Major Shareholder of Pos Malaysia
  • No conflict of interest with Pos Malaysia
  • No conviction for any offence within the past five years
  • No public sanction or penalty imposed by any relevant regulatory bodies