Board Of Directors


Tan Sri is an established businessman and a well-known entrepreneur. He has vast experience in banking, corporate sectors, politics and public service. He served as Political Secretary to the late Tun Fuad Stephens from 1964 to 1965. He was the Information Chief of Party Berjaya Sabah from 1979 to 1985. From 1981 to 1985, he was a member of Sabah State Legislative Assembly. He was the Chairman of the Sabah Timber Association from 1978 to 1985. He was also the Founder, Director and Chairman of Sabah Development Bank (1978 to 1985), Founder and Director of Sabah Bank Berhad (1979 to 1985) and Chairman of Sabah Finance Berhad (1977 to 1985). Tan Sri sat on the Board of Directors of Malaysian Airline System Berhad from 1980 to 1985. Currently, Tan Sri Abdul Majid Khan is the Chairman of Jawala Corporation Sdn Bhd, Jawala Plantations Industries Sdn Bhd, and Executive Chairman of Jaycorp Berhad.

Anwar Hussein
Executive Director

Mr. Anwar Hussein joined Jawala Corporation Sdn.Bhd in 2003, as Export Manager to oversee export of wood and palm oil products to countries in Africa and the Middle East. He was previously involved in the manufacture of plywood producing 72,000m3 annually exporting its plywood to Middle East markets.

He also sources wood products from various countries for export to the same markets. Mr. Anwar experience in the trading is an asset in helping Jawala to maintain its presence in the African and the Middle East markets.

He also travels extensively to Middle East and Africa. Mr.Anwar Hussein is currently the Executive Director of Jawala Corporation Sdn Bhd and all its subsidiaries. A position he still maintained until today.


Datuk Jema Khan graduated from the City University, London with a Bsc. (Hons) in Economics and Accountancy in 1985. He was the Managing Director of Jawala Corporation Sdn Bhd, a company involved mainly in the trading of wood and palm oil products, from 1988 to 2004. He also served as Chairman of Progressive Insurance Bhd, a company owned by the State Government of Sabah, from 1995 to 2000. He has also been active in politics having been elected to the national UMNO Youth EXCO (1993 – 2000) as well as head of UMNO Youth Sabah (1996 – 1999). He has travelled extensively and has vast experience in the international arena especially in non-traditional markets in North Africa and the Middle East.

Datuk Jema Khan was formerly Executive Deputy Chairman of Jaycorp Berhad (2006 – 2011), a furniture manufacturing company listed in the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia in which Jawala Corporation Sdn Bhd is one of the major shareholders.

Datuk Jema Khan is also currently the Chairman of Jawala Inc.