Dr. Nikolai Dobberstein, a German, 50, male, was appointed to the Board of Scicom on 22 August 2005. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He holds a Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management from the University of Kiel, Germany. He is a Partner at A.T. Kearney in India, where he leads the communications and high‐tech practices. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of Strategy and New Businesses of Maxis Communications Berhad, responsible for all of Maxis’ data, internet and broadband businesses. Before Maxis, he spent twelve (12) years in McKinsey & Company, with three (3) of those years as the Managing Partner of their Kuala Lumpur Office. He had also earlier worked in the German, Italian and Indian offices of McKinsey & Company.