Lotus Group is led by its Key Management team that is in turn responsible to the shareholders of the company. Lotus Group’s overall strategy, its acquisition, and divestment policy, the approval of major capital expenditure, and the consideration of significant financial matters, all come under the scope of the Key Management team. The Key Management team also monitors Lotus Group’s exposure to key business risks and reviews the direction and budgets of its operating business units.

 

The Key Management Team comprises Independent Directors as well as individuals with the necessary technical, entrepreneurial, operational, financial, and business skillsets and experience to enhance the effectiveness of Lotus Group. Open discussion on Key Management team resolutions and an adequate degree of independent feedback ensures they can effectively assess and guide the strategic direction of Lotus Group and the performance of its businesses.

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TAN SRI DATUK R. DORAISINGAM PILLAI

Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

TAN SRI DATUK R. DORAISINGAM PILLAI

Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Lotus Group Malaysia was founded by the dynamic Tan Sri Datuk R. Doraisingam. Today, he continues to lead the charge of growing this family business, guided by his belief in the power of hard work, the ability to always rise to the challenge and drive competitive advantage.

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OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

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DATO R. RAMALINGAM PILLAI

Group Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Dato’ R. Ramalingam Pillai is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Lotus Group and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thamarai Plantation.

Tenacious and driven, Dato’ R. Ramalingam has been involved in almost all initiatives of Lotus Group since its inception. During the initial years, he worked across various segments of the business, conceptualising strategy and driving operational excellence. In 1994, Dato’ Ramalingam Pillai became the Honorary Chairman of the Malaysian Indian Restaurant Owners Association.

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DATO R. NAGASUNDARAM PILLAI

Group Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Dato Nagasundaram's responsibilities covers a vast area of responsibilities within the Administration segment of the business.

Focused on strengthening and sustaining an excellent workplace, he strongly believes in creating a workforce that allows employees to achieve their full potential.

With his in-depth knowledge of the business, Dato’ Nagasundaram played a strategic role in several landmark projects that has allowed the business to discover new opportunities, build talent and drive growth.

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MADAM R. INDRA GANDHI PILLAI

Group Chief Legal Officer

Madam Indra Gandhi Pillai is the Chief Legal Officer at Lotus Group and the Operations Director at Lotus Hotels & Resorts.

Madam Indra oversees all legal, regulatory and compliance matters regarding Lotus Group and its companies. She also advises Lotus Group on matters pertaining to ethics, corporate governance practices and transparency. With over 27 years of experience in corporate, business and finance, general litigation and employment law, Madam Indra remains committed in navigating the increasingly complex legal, regulatory and business environment, both locally and abroad.

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KARTHIIK R. DORAISINGAM

Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Mr. Karthiik R.Doraisingam is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Lotus Group as well as the Chief Executive Officer for both Lotus Construction and Lotus Care Premium Assisted Living.

Upon graduation, Mr. Karthiik began his career at Lotus Group as a Business Development Executive at Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa and was later appointed as its Chief Business Development Officer in 2017.

Mr Karthiik learnt about the importance of hard work and diligence from his father, Tan Sri Datuk R. Doraisingam Pillai. Coupled with his strong leadership skills, entrepreneurial mindset as well as strong financial and people management skills, he implemented various changes to transform Lotus Group into a diversified business. He also conceptualised, built and managed Lotus Group’s start-up in the aged-care business within just six months.

Mr. Karthiik graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance with cum laude from DePaul University, Chicago in 2016.

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Group Chief Operating Officer (COO)

DATO R. RAMALINGAM PILLAI

Dato’ R. Ramalingam Pillai is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Lotus Group and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thamarai Plantation.

Tenacious and driven, Dato’ R. Ramalingam has been involved in almost all initiatives of Lotus Group since its inception. During the initial years, he worked across various segments of the business, conceptualising strategy and driving operational excellence. In 1994, Dato’ Ramalingam Pillai became the Honorary Chairman of the Malaysian Indian Restaurant Owners Association.

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Group Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

DATO R. NAGASUNDARAM PILLAI

His responsibilities covers a vast area of responsibilities within the Administration segment of the business.

Focused on strengthening and sustaining an excellent workplace, he strongly believes in creating a workforce that allows employees to achieve their full potential.

With his in-depth knowledge of the business, Dato’ Nagasundaram played a strategic role in several landmark projects that has allowed the business to discover new opportunities, build talent and drive growth.

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Group Chief LegalOfficer

MADAM R. INDRA GANDHI PILLAI

Madam Indra Gandhi Pillai is the Chief Legal Officer at Lotus Group Malaysia.

Madam Indra oversees all legal, regulatory and compliance matters regarding Lotus Group Malaysia and its companies. She also advises Lotus Group Malaysia on matters pertaining to ethics, corporate governance practices and transparency.

With over 27 years of experience in corporate, business and finance, general litigation and employment law, Madam Indra remains committed in navigating the increasingly complex legal, regulatory and business environment, both locally and abroad.

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Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

KARTHIIK R. DORAISINGAM

Mr. Karthiik R.Doraisingam is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Lotus Group as well as the Chief Executive Officer for both Lotus Construction and Lotus Care Premium Assisted Living.

Upon graduation, Mr. Karthiik began his career at Lotus Group as a Business Development Executive at Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa and was later appointed as its Chief Business Development Officer in 2017.

Mr Karthiik learnt about the importance of hard work and diligence from his father, Tan Sri Datuk R. Doraisingam Pillai. Coupled with his strong leadership skills, entrepreneurial mindset as well as strong financial and people management skills, he implemented various changes to transform Lotus Group into a diversified business. He also conceptualised, built and managed Lotus Group’s start-up in the aged-care business within just six months.

Mr. Karthiik graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance with cum laude from DePaul University, Chicago in 2016.