Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
He has over 28 years of experience in accounting and IT specialising in financial systems, system planning and designing. His areas of specialty also include system computerisation, namely simplifying decision support systems, public sector accounting for statutory bodies, change management and project management.
He started his career in 1986 with Selangor State Secretary Housing Division and later served as a lecturer at the Malaysian Entrepreneur Development Centre, Universiti Teknologi MARA. In 1987, Datuk Samsul joined the Accountant General’s office to hold various positions in spearheading projects such as the enforcement of accounting procedures to the designing of new systems for the enhancement of existing financial management reporting for the office. During his term with the Government, he was appointed as the head of the computer unit in the offices of Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.
He then joined the private sector in 2001 to hold positions in financial-cum-portfolio management arena before joining Century Software (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, which is involved in the design, development, implementation and marketing of financial management solutions. He led the development and transformation of Censof into a public-listed company in 2011. He has served as Group Managing Director of Censof Holdings from September 26, 2011 to August 4, 2014.
In 2013, he led Censof in acquiring a controlling interest of DNeX (then known as TIME Engineering Berhad) from Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. He is currently the Executive Deputy Chairman of Dagang NeXchange Berhad. He is also the Executive Chairman of Dagang Net Technologies Sdn. Bhd. and sits on the Board of Ping Petroleum Limited.
Date of Appointment: 28 December 2010
Length of Service: 6 years 6 months ( As at 30 June 2017 )
Date of Last Re-election: 24 June 2015