Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin was appointed to the Board on 2 February 2001 and assumed the position as Chairman on 27 August 2008.
Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin, was a lawyer by profession who obtained his Honours Degree in Law from Singapore University in 1970. He started his working life in 1970 with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years and went into law practice with a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur for another two years, after which he started his own law firm which flourished. In 1986, he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming the UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya. He then served as State Assemblyman of Kelana Jaya in Selangor for two terms (1986-1995) and as municipal councillor for two decades.
Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin is active in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). He was elected as Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad (FPLC) in August 1994 and was elected as its President in October 1997. He represented this organisation to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance until 2000. He was the President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang and the Malay College Old Boys’ Association (MCOBA). He was the President of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) from 1998 till 2015 and is currently the Honorary Patron of MICG. He was a member of the Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). He is the current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan and Selangor (a welfare organisation). In addition, he is the Advisor of the Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf (TSMCG) and also a trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and Vijayaratnam Foundation.
Currently, Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin is the Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad and Sime Darby Plantation Berhad. He is also a Director of a number of private companies including QNET (M) Sdn Bhd and some of his family owned companies.
He also served as a Non-Executive Independent Director of PETRONAS from April 2010 until April 2017. He was also a long time Chairman of MajuPerak Holdings Berhad, Omesti Berhad and Tradewinds Corporation Berhad as well as a Director of ICT Zone Ventures Bhd.
In SEG International Bhd, Tan Sri Megat Najmuddin also serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committees.