Malaysia Tatler Society - - THE 300 LIST -

Tan Sri Mohd Saleh Su­long

For­merly an in­dus­tri­al­ist, he has con­trib­uted greatly to the lo­cal au­to­mo­tive in­dus­try for his req­ui­si­tion of for­eign au­tomak­ers to in­vest in our coun­try. Mar­ried to Puan Sri Dato’ Ak­mal Ab­dul Salam, they are blessed with three sons, two daugh­ters-in­law and seven grand­chil­dren.

Muhaini Mah­mud

This boss lady who is all for women em­pow­er­ment is cur­rently the di­rec­tor of Kid­do­care, the first mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion that con­nects par­ents to re­li­able babysit­ters and helps other women gen­er­ate ex­tra in­come. Her proud­est achieve­ment thus far is be­ing a hands-on mom to her son, Ma­teen Maliq.

Tan Sri Mokhzani Ma­hathir

Among the 50 rich­est per­sons in Malaysia, as listed by Forbes Asia, he sits on the boards of Op­com Hold­ings, Maxis and the Royal Au­to­mo­tive Club of Malaysia. He has shifted his in­ter­est to in­vest in tech busi­nesses and start-ups as he be­lieves it is the next big thing.

Datuk Mu­ni­rah Ab­dul Hamid

De­spite hav­ing a sched­ule filled with cor­po­rate obli­ga­tions, this lady never fails to make time to help the home­less—pro­vid­ing them with food and med­i­cal sup­plies four nights a week through her NGO Per­tiwi Soup Kitchen. She at­tributes her char­ity work to her mother.

Sébastien Mou­quet

The man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Pernod Ri­card Malaysia con­tin­ues to pri­ori­tise his con­sumers’ needs by rein­vig­o­rat­ing the im­age of co­gnac to pro­pel the growth of Martell in the mar­ket. He also ini­ti­ated The Chivas Ven­ture, a pro­gram to cul­ti­vate up-and-com­ing so­cial en­trepreneurs to the next level.

Ganesh Muren

One of the re­cent high points for this go-get­ter, who in­vented a so­lar-pow­ered fil­tra­tion sys­tem for ru­ral ar­eas, was be­ing the coun­try’s rep­re­sen­ta­tive in a closed-door ses­sion with Barack Obama, dis­cussing the roles of youth in cre­at­ing eco­nomic op­por­tu­ni­ties and so­lu­tions to cru­cial prob­lems.

Tunku Datuk Mudzaf­far

A mem­ber of the royal Negeri Sem­bi­lan fam­ily, his strong pas­sion for cars pro­pelled him to serve as a mem­ber of sen­ate at Fed­er­a­tion In­ter­na­tionale de l’Au­to­mo­bile and chair­ing the Au­to­mo­bile As­so­ci­a­tion of Malaysia. He is of­ten spot­ted in the com­pany of his wife, Tunku Dara Naquiah, at events.

Dato’ Muzaf­far Hisham

With more than 20 years of cu­mu­la­tive ex­pe­ri­ence in the bank­ing and fi­nan­cial ser­vices in­dus­try, Dato’ Muzaf­far un­der­takes his cur­rent role as May­bank’s group head of global bank­ing with zeal and pas­sion. He is also an ac­tive user on Twit­ter who retweets cur­rent and ex­cit­ing news fre­quently.

“You are never too old to set an­other goal or to dream a new dream.” —CS Lewis

Tunku Datin Myra Madi­hah

The per­son in charge of The Cir­cles Events, an events man­age­ment com­pany, holds a master’s de­gree in real es­tate de­vel­op­ment and in­vest­ments. Her classy de­meanour and elo­quence are the re­sult of the valu­able lessons in­stilled by her mother, Tunku Dara Naquiah.

Tuanku Na­ji­hah Tunku Be­sar Burhanud­din

A prom­i­nent fig­ure and the ma­tri­arch of the royal fam­ily of Negeri Sem­bi­lan, she par­takes in var­i­ous women’s or­gan­i­sa­tions as a pa­tron. While she is the only Malaysian who has had three holes-in-one in golf, this nona­ge­nar­ian has now turned to paint­ing as a hobby.

Tunku Dato’ Seri Nadzarud­din

This blue blood who hails from Negeri Sem­bi­lan is also a mi­nor share­holder in Hwang Cap­i­tal— pre­vi­ously known as Hwang DBS—as well as sits on the board of the fam­ily-run Syarikat Pe­saka An­tah. He is mar­ried to Tunku Dato’ Seri Mimi Wahida, with whom he has three chil­dren.

Tunku Dara Tunku Tan Sri Naquiah

Apart from helm­ing KL Speak­ers’ Club, this royal fig­ure con­ducts so­cial eti­quette and fine din­ing cour­ses, plus chairs the English Speak­ing Union of Malaysia, Tuanku Na­ji­hah Foun­da­tion and Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar. She stays fit with her daily 45-minute sta­tion­ary bike rid­ing rou­tine.

Roen Cian Na­ga­pan

The savvy en­tre­pre­neur is gain­ing pop­u­lar­ity, with his many ven­tures in­clud­ing The Group, Com­mon Ground, Jun­gle Bun­nies, Life Juice, Sound Box Asia and Cu­ri­ous Child. Both him and his wife Carey Ng, who are lo­cal Adi­das am­bas­sadors, will be ex­pect­ing their sec­ond child in March this year.

Tunku Dato’ Seri Utama Naquiyud­din

Un­der An­tah Group, this blue blood in­vests in the fields of health­care, biotech­nol­ogy, hos­pi­tal prod­ucts and sup­plies plus prop­erty de­vel­op­ment. Last year, he added au­thor to his list of cre­den­tials, with his bi­og­ra­phy, A Suc­ces­sion of Des­tinies be­ing pub­lished.

Datin Usha Nair

A gen­eral man­ager at a pri­vate in­vest­ment hold­ing com­pany, Datin Usha is also an ebul­lient host who en­joys hav­ing friends over for din­ners and par­ties, to­gether with her hus­band Dato’ Mo­han Karthi­gasu. The dot­ing mother of two chil­dren, Nisha and San­jiv, is proud of their ac­com­plish­ments.

Tan Sri AK Nathan

Known as ‘the man of steel’ not just for his sheer de­ter­mi­na­tion but also due to the na­ture of his work at Eversendai Cor­po­ra­tion, which un­der­takes turnkey con­tracts. Busi­ness con­tin­ues to flour­ish in the struc­tural steel plus oil and gas in­dus­tries, hav­ing se­cured four new projects worth RM404 mil­lion com­bined.

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