Cahya Mata Sarawak (CMS) serves as Sarawak’s leading infrastructure facilitator and growth catalyst as well as the state’s top player in financial services and infrastructure development. The Cahya Mata group’s portfolio includes over 40 companies involved in cement manufacturing, construction materials, trading, construction, road maintenance, property development, financial services, education and other services.
Dato Richard Curtis, Group Managing Director, explains, “Our vision is to be the pride of Sarawak. Cahya Mata operates with the highest levels of corporate governance, and we aim to be admired by our community, staff, customers and shareholders. We will continue to be strategic investors in the state of Sarawak, focusing on energy-intensive industries. We are here to stay and to help Sarawak reach its goals for 2030.” Cahya Mata Sarawak’s growth strategy is based on sound decision-making, a strong customer focus and dedication to building core competences with prudent synergistic investments and acquisitions.
Strong commitment to community service
Cahya Mata Sarawak is well known for its commitment to corporate social responsibility and its employees logged more than 18,000 hours of community service in 2012 through a corporate campaign. “We are absolutely delighted that our employees are internalizing our philosophy of reaching out and helping the communities around us. We as a company are as proud of our employees as they are passionate in their various initiatives,” Dato Mr. Curtis points out.
Cahya Mata is a driving force behind Sarawak’s SCORE project and is partnering with the Bintulu Development Authority to complete a township in Samalaju on 5,200 acres of land north of Samalaju Industrial Park. Cahya Mata owns shares in OM Holdings and is involved in numerous joint ventures in addition to the Samalaju Township initiative. Dato Mr. Curtis says, “Cahya Mata is ready to serve as a local partner that is sure to add value. We welcome more joint ventures.”