We aspire to establish market presence of Sarawak in the global semiconductor industry in the long term, with specific 3-5 year targets to be achieved.

Board of Directors

The Honourable 
Dato Sri Roland Sagah Wee Inn
Minister of Education, 
Innovation & Talent Development Sarawak


Datuk Francis Harden Hollis

Datu Haji Azmi
bin Haji Bujang
Ts. Dr. Peter Morin Nissom
Dato Sri Dr. Wan Lizozman
bin Wan Omar
Yang Arif Dato Sri
Talat Mahmood Abdul Rashid

Board Member

Board Member

State Attorney 
Financial Secretary
General Manager 
Sarawak Research 
Development Council

Board Member

 Board Member

Deputy Minister II
Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development (MEITD)
Permanent Secretary 
Ministry of Education, 
Innovation & Talent Development Sarawak

Board Member

Management Team

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Shariman Jamil began his career as an analogue IC design engineer at Spansion Inc. in 2004, a global flash memory ICs company based in Silicon Valley. Shariman spent many years in Silicon Valley developing flash memory ICs for mobile phones before he moved to design centres in Tokyo and Penang, where he developed highly integrated power management technologies for energy-saving electronics.  

In 2013, Shariman co-founded a technology start-up, Callotec,...

Front-End IC Design

Chia Chieu Yin (CY) started his career with Spansion Inc in Silicon Valley in 2001, designing NOR Flash memory products. During his eight years there, CY worked on 6 NOR flash memory products from specifications to production. He focused on X / Y decoding, High Voltage Path, Core Array, SRAMs, Oscillators, High-Voltage level shifters, bandgaps, charge pumps and voltage regulators. He has experience in silicon micro-probing, debugging, and validation. He has worked with test and production engineers to bring these ICs to production.

In 2009, CY joined MIMOS Berhad, working on different IP blocks from ...

Back-End IC Design

Mohd Khalil bin Yaacob has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, mainly in Analog Mixed Signal, Memory and RF layout design.

He has worked in multiple locations, including Japan, Silicon Valley and Penang, with several renowned organizations, including Intel Technology, Spansion Inc, Symmid Corporation and Onsemi. Prior to joining SMD Semiconductor, Khalil served as the ...

Project Management & Corporate Communication Manager

Priscilla Annabel Bisop is our Project Management & Corporate Communication Manager. Her professional journey started within the areas of research, consultancy, and project management, focusing on industrial development for sectors such as aerospace, railway and maritime. 

Her strategic insights and analytical acumen have proven invaluable...

HR Manager

Benny Stanley is the HR Manager of SMD Semiconductor Sdn Bhd. He hails from Kuching and is a professional HR practitioner with more than 16 years of experience in dealing with projects spanning from construction, property development and property management industry in Sarawak. He has a vast experience particularly in recruitment and selection, training and development as well as other HR functions.

Prior to joining SMD Semiconductor Sdn Bhd, he worked at...

Admin & Finance Manager

Claudia Tan Sze Chin is our Admin and Finance Manager, bringing a wealth of experience as a Chartered Accountant across diverse industries. With a strong and dynamic personality, Claudia is highly motivated and possesses excellent leadership skills. She is driven by a deep-seated enthusiasm for taking on new challenges.  

Claudia holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah...