Y Bhg Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib

Deputy Group Chairman
Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Nomination & Remuneration Committee
Member – ESOS Committee


Dato Sri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib is Deputy Group Chairman of CMS. He was appointed to the Board of CMS as Group Executive Director on 23 January 1995. Having pursued his tertiary education in USA and Canada, Dato Sri Mahmud has extensive experience in the stock-broking and corporate sectors. He was a founding member of Sarawak Securities Sdn Bhd, Sarawak’s first stock-broking company which is now merged with K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad. Dato Sri Mahmud is currently Chairman of Sarawak Cable Berhad and a director of CMS subsidiaries in cement, construction, construction materials and property development. He is also a director of several other private companies.

Dato Sri Mahmud is the brother of Dato Hajjah Hanifah Hajar Taib-Alsree, Dato Sri Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Taib and Jamilah Hamidah Taib (all major shareholders of CMS) and brother-in-law of Datuk Syed Ahmad Alwee Alsree (Group Executive Director of CMS). Dato Sri Mahmud is a son of the late Lejla Taib (a major shareholder of CMS) and is a director of Majaharta Sdn Bhd (a major shareholder of CMS).