Improper Activities


Fax: 03-20528959

Report In Person:
Group Internal Audit Division
Level 5, Wisma DRB-HICOM
No.2, Jalan Usahawan U1/8,
Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia


Complaint Types

A Whistleblower’s complaint is information relating to improper conduct of any staff, consultant or contractor engaged by DRB-HICOM Group of Companies.

Improper conduct among others include:

  • Abuse of Authority
  • Asset Misappropriation
  • Breach of Legal Obligation
  • Corruption
  • Improper conduct by any employee
  • Fraudulent Statements
  • Misuse of Company Information
  • Misuse of Company Properties
  • Negligence
  • Non-Disclosure of Internal or External Audit Process
  • Theft
  • Damage / Potential Damage to Environment
  • Harassment / Bullying
  • Impersonation of officials
  • Money laundering
  • Procurement fraud / suspicious dealings
  • Dishonesty
  • Anyone action of a discriminating nature that has had a direct / indirect effect on the person(s) involved
  • Other criminal offences

Whistleblower Procedure


The DRB-HICOM Group’s Whistleblower Policy outlines the Company’s commitment to ensure that anyone is able to raise concerns regarding any illegal conduct or malpractice without being subjected to victimization, harassment or discriminatory treatment, and to have such concerns properly investigated.

The Whistleblower Policy applies to DRB-HICOM Berhad and all its subsidiary companies. All employees, directors, shareholders, consultants, vendors, contractors, external agencies or any other parties having a business relationship with DRB-HICOM Berhad are encouraged to confidently and professionally disclose any wrongdoings that may impact the Company. However, please do not misuse this opportunity as an avenue to seek revenge or as a retaliation channel.

Required Information

Your complaint has to be submitted together with the following information:

  • Type of activity or conduct
  • Details of the suspected personnel involved
  • Details of incident (including place, date and time of incident, as well as names of those involved)
  • Transaction amount and type (if it is known).
  • Any document, information or physical evidences relating to the complaint.


All disclosures made under this policy will be dealt with in a confidential manner.

The identity of all complainants will be kept confidential and protected.

Whistleblowers are protected under the Laws of Malaysia Act 711: The Whisteblower Protection Act 2010..

How to Report?

  • Complaints or reports under this policy can be made through the Whistleblower Hotline, e-mail, fax or mail.
  • Disclosure of information by the Whistleblower can be made to one or more of the following persons within the company:
    • Audit Comittee Chairman
    • Group Managing Director
    • Group Chief Executives or
    • Head – Group Internal Audit Division
  • Complaints against the Group Managing Director or Senior Management of the Company can be made directly to the Audit Committee Chairman.
  • Employees are encouraged to use the Whistleblower Hotline 1-800-88-2005 to report allegations of wrongdoings or for any improper activity.

All information received from the Whistleblower will be treated with utmost confidentiality.