"Ahmad Jauhari is a veteran executive with solid corporate leadership experience and track record," said Datuk Razman Hashim, the company's Chairman. "His leadership will ensure the company delivers on its commitments to Malaysia to commercialise second generation biofuels namely pyrolysis oil or bio oil under the Palm Oil & Rubber National Key Economic Area of the Economic Transformation Programme," added Datuk Razman.
Mr. Ahmad Jauhari Yahya’s senior executive roles prior to Malakoff Corporation Berhad include stints as Managing Director at Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd and Time Engineering Bhd. He was also the Senior Group General Manager for Production and Circulation at the New Straits Times Press Bhd. During various periods in his career, he has been on the board of directors of some of Malaysia’s leading listed companies most recently being, MMC Corporation Bhd.
Premium Renewable Energy (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Company No. 787884-A) established in 2007, formed a partnership with Ensyn Technologies, Canada (“Ensyn”) in 2008 and will use Ensyn’s patented and proven commercial Rapid Thermal Process (“RTPTM”) technology to convert oil palm biomass to pyrolysis oil also known as bio oil for green renewable power generation and for the conversion to “drop-in” renewable transportation fuels production such as green gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Premium RE holds the exclusive rights to commercialise Ensyn’s proven RTPTM technology in Malaysia and other parts of the region.