Datuk Syed Ahmad Alwee Alsree (“Datuk Syed Ahmad”) was appointed Chairman of Kenanga Investors Berhad (“KIB”) on 1 January 2008 after having been appointed to the Board of Directors (“Board”) in October 2006. He was appointed to the Board of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“KIBB”) as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 April 2010. He was subsequently re-designated as KIBB Board’s Deputy Chairman on 25 October 2011.
Datuk Syed Ahmad graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the National University of Singapore. In 2012, Datuk Syed Ahmad attended and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He practised law in Singapore for over ten (10) years prior to joining Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS), a conglomerate listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with cement, construction materials, infrastructure and property development as its core businesses. In February 2004, Datuk Syed Ahmad was appointed as Group General Manager – Human Resources of CMS and was subsequently appointed as its Deputy Group Managing Director in September 2006. He was re-designated as Group Executive Director in August 2008, a post he held until his retirement on 18 October 2019.
At present, Datuk Syed Ahmad is also a Director of Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad, SIG Gases Berhad and several private limited companies.