Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Dato’ Ayub was appointed to the Board on 3 march 2004. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Degree From University Malaya In 1970. He Joined the Johor State Civil Service on 14 June 1970 as Kota Tinggi Assistant District Officer and Assistant Collector Of Land Revenue. He remained in the Land Administration for 17 Years with his last post as Deputy Director of Land And Mines, Johor.

He Was Appointed as The Lecturer on Land laws at University Technology Malaysia for final Year Land Survey students due to his vast and long practice in land laws. He authored more than a dozen land Law Practice Guidelines For Land Officers in Johor, the most well known being Setiausaha Kerajaan Johor ‘Pekeliling Tetap’ No.1 of 1983, The Procedure On One Stop Centre in the process of land conversion and subdivision and realienation which had greatly improved the process time for approval.

He retired as the state Secretary of Johor.Upon his retirement in 2003, he was appointed as Development Advisor to the state Government. At the same time he was appointed as the Chairman of Cahaya Jauhar Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between the state Government and UEM Land Sdn Bhd. The Company was responsible for planning and developing ‘Kota Iskandar’, the New Administrative Centre of Johor in Iskandar Puteri.

While he was the District Officer of Muar and the President of Muar District Council, he was awarded a scholarship for a 1 month stint at Columbia School of Business, Columbia University, USA for a certificate course on “Turn Around”. While he was the Johor State Director of the Economic Planning Unit, and in collaboration with CDRC, he helped to turn around many of the state investment agencies and companies during the infamous economic downturn of late 90s and early 2000.

Dato’ Ayub was appointed to QSR Brands Berhad/KFC Holdings(Malaysia) Berhad’s Board from 2011 till 2013. He also holds directorship in several private limited companies.

Dato’ Ayub does not have any family relationships with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company. He has no conflict of interest with Iskandar Waterfront  City Berhad and Has no convictions for any offences within the last ten years.