Singapore, 24 October 2022. Barramundi Group Ltd (“Barramundi Group” or the “Company”) (EURONEXT: BARRA), a leading barramundi aquaculture company in Asia Pacific, announces that Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin and Junaidi bin Haji Masri (alternate director to Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin) have resigned as directors of the Company.
Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin and Junaidi bin Haji Masri (alternate director to Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin) have served as directors since June 2019. The Board would like to thank Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin and Junaidi bin Haji Masri for their contribution and wishes them well in their future pursuits.
The Company announces the appointment of Dato Seri Paduka Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abd Hamid and Ahmad Fathi bin Dato Paduka Haji Junaidi (alternate director to Dato Seri Paduka Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abd Hamid) as directors of the Company.
Dato Seri Paduka Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abd Hamid is the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy), at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Brunei Darussalam.
He started his career in the Bruneian Government service in 1989 and has served various capacities in the Ministry of Finance and Economy as well as in the Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd, the holding company for Government Linked Companies (GLCs) and holds board membership in Brunei Investment Agency (BIA), Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and Member of Stock Exchange Steering Committee, Investment Committee for Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Strategic Development Capital Fund and Chairman for Brunei Darussalam Central Bank (BDCB).
Dato Seri Paduka Haji Khairuddin graduated with Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Degree in Management Studies in 1989 from University of Brunei Darussalam.
Ahmad Fathi bin Dato Paduka Haji Junaidi has more than 18 years of experience in the Bruneian Government service since 2004 in which he has held various positions in the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Brunei Darussalam.
He was part of the team that set up the Investment Division of the Ministry of Finance and Economy which now administers and manages the Sustainability Fund and its sub fund: the Retirement Fund (RF), the Fiscal Stabilization Reserve Fund (FSRF) and the Strategic Development Capital Fund (SDCF). Currently, he is the Head of Investment in the Investment Division of the Ministry of Finance and Economy and sits on the Board of various companies under SDCF and other GLCs.
Ahmad Fathi graduated with Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Accounting and Management in 2003 from University of Reading, United Kingdom.
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About Barramundi Group
Barramundi Group brings great-tasting premium quality fish to the world, with sustainability at our core. The Group’s mission is to help close the world’s protein gap by tapping into the potential of barramundi. Through their pioneering, world-class research and technology, their sustainable best practices enables them to produce responsibly-farmed barramundi while safeguarding the world’s oceans and environmental resources.
As the one of the largest barramundi producers in Australasia, Barramundi Group operates through a unique end-to-end aquaculture model, with comprehensive in-house capabilities ranging from vaccine development, end-product innovation and processing, to hatchery facilities.
The Group also boasts a robust commercial reach across key markets including Singapore, Australia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the U.S. Barramundi Group’s future growth plan looks to tap into the growing global demand for barramundi and the overall consumer trend towards sustainable consumption, which is projected to increase exponentially over the next five years.