Datuk Vivekananthan a/l M.V. Nathan

Datuk Vivekananthan a/l M.V. Nathan

Non-Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Datuk Vivekananthan a/l M.V. Nathan (Malaysian, aged 81, Male) was appointed to the Board on 21 December 2005. He is one of the co-founders of Deleum Services.

He joined ESSO Malaysia in the Instrumentation and Electrical Engineering Services Department in 1962 and undertook assignments at ESSO refineries in Malaysia and Thailand. He then worked for Mobil Refinery, Singapore and subsequently was the Project Engineer with Avery Laurence (S) Pte. Ltd. on various first ever offshore projects in Brunei, Thailand and Indonesia. He had also attended training with Yokogawa Electric Works in Japan. He later joined Teledyne Inc. and was based in USA for training in management before being promoted as Marketing Director of its Far East Operations.

In 1982, together with his founding partners, Datuk Vivekananthan successfully spearheaded Deleum Services’ venture into the oil and gas industry. He was appointed as the Managing Director and later re-designated as President of Deleum Services. He was the Deputy Executive Chairman of Deleum Berhad until his retirement on 31 May 2010 and subsequently became the Non-Executive Deputy Chairman.

He is an Honorary Member of the Malaysian Gas Association since May 2016 after having served as its Council Member from 2004 until May 2016. He previously also served as a Director of Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the Board of Trustees of Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS since November 2014 until his resignation on 15 July 2022.