Management Team

YBrs CHE AKHMA BIN ISMAIL

YBrs CHE AKHMA BIN ISMAIL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

YBrs Che Akhma bin Ismail was appointed Chief Executive Officer of TPM Corporation on 1st October 2019. He possesses over 30 years of combined work experience with 15 years at senior management level of the organizations. He has a Master of Business Management (Finance) from the University of Ballarat, Australia and a Bachelor of Business Management from RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

In addition, he attended the Cranfield Global Asia CEO Program course by the Cranfield School of Management, London and the ASEAN Senior Management Development Program by Harvard Business School, Malaysia. Noted as a successful turnaround CEO, his key contributions are to CTRM Sdn Bhd and Alam Flora Sdn Bhd. Prior to joining TPM, he was Chief Executive Officer at Kontena Nasional Berhad.

SHARBANI HARUN

SHARBANI HARUN

Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Finance & Management Services

Sharbani Harun is the Chief Financial Officer of Corporate Finance & Management Services. He joined TPM in July 2006. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Accountancy from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Masters Degree in Business Administration in Venture Capital Management from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is a Certified Chartered Accountant, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia. He has attended the Harvard Premier Business Management Program where he gained exceptional professional corporate management and business skills. He has more than 20 years of extensive experience in financial operation and corporate management in various conglomerates such as MBF Finance Berhad, Cellular Communication Network (M) Sdn Bhd (CELCOM), and PUSPAKOM Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad.

SHAHAZMAN ABU SAMAH

SHAHAZMAN ABU SAMAH

Vice President, Park Management and Services

Shahazman Abu Samah is the Vice President of Park Management and Services. He holds a Bachelor in City and Regional Planning from New Mexico University, USA and a Masters in Urban Planning, specializing in economic development planning from San Jose State University, California, USA. He joined TPM in 1996 as the Manager of the Marketing and Business Development Department under the Properties Division. Throughout the distinguished service record in TPM, he has contributed significantly to the overall infrastructure planning and development of Technology Park Malaysia and business expansion of TPM through his commitment and dedication in business development. He was also the planning committee member of the Multimedia Super Corridor Project and was selected as Deputy President of National Incubator Network Association since 2007.

ZULKIFLI FITRI ISMAIL FCMA, CGMA

ZULKIFLI FITRI ISMAIL FCMA, CGMA

Vice President, Group Business Development & Corporate Affairs

Zulkifli Fitri Ismail, is currently the Vice President of Group Business Development and Corporate Affairs. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology MARA (UiTM) and a Bachelors Degree (Honors) in Accounting and Finance (Combined Studies) from De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom.

He possessed 25 years years of experience in business development, corporate finance and corporate planning. Zulkifli commenced his career as a trainee accountant with the Lion Group before joining Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad as an Investment Analyst. In 1998, he joined Securities Commission as a Senior Associate in the Issues and Investment Division, evaluating corporate proposals for corporate exercises including IPOs/ BDLs, fundraising, mergers & acquisitions and reverse take-overs. Subsequently in 2004, he joined Alliance Investment Bank Berhad as a Senior Manager, Corporate Finance where he responsible for the corporate advisory of private and public listed companies on corporate planning & development, corporate restructuring and fund raising. He had successfully advised companies for restructuring and listing on Bursa Malaysia as well as fund raising exercises involving issuance of equity & debt securities, both conventional and Islamic instruments.

NIK NAJIHAH NIK WAN

NIK NAJIHAH NIK WAN

Vice President, Group Legal and Corporate Services

Nik Najihah Nik Wan is the Vice President of Group Legal and Corporate Services. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours degree from Liverpool John Moore’s University, Liverpool, United Kingdom in 1993.

She began her career as an executive in the Legal Affairs and Corporate Services division of Master-Carriage (M) Sdn Bhd in 1995 and subsequently moved to DRB-HICOM Berhad in 1998. With 12 years experience in handling legal advisory services for a Diversified Group of Companies under DRB-HICOM Berhad, she gained invaluable experience in corporate legal matters, properties, secretarial and litigation matters. She was the Acting Head of Legal Affairs at DRB-HICOM Berhad before joining TPM in October 2007 as Senior Manager in Legal & Intellectual Property Department. She was promoted as General Manager in 2013, and subsequently to Vice President to helm Legal & Contract Management Department where she was entrusted to head the legal unit as well as managing the procurement and contract management matters for TPM Group of Companies.

DR MOHAMAD ZAIHIRAIN MOHAMED RASIN

DR MOHAMAD ZAIHIRAIN MOHAMED RASIN

General Manager, TPM Engineering Sdn Bhd

Dr Mohamad Zaihirain Mohamad Rasin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, majoring in Industrial Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia.He joined TPM in 1996 as the Manager at the Prototype Production centre under the Technology Development division. Prior to joining TPM, he had served a couple of renowned multinational manufacturing companies such as Motorola (M) Sdn Bhd and Sony Video (M) Sdn Bhd.He possesses more than 25 years of extensive experience in overseeing high-technology knowledge and handling, manufacturing system, equipment and instruments for industrial growth and economic profits. Currently, he is the Chairman of TPM’s Project Management Team for Industry and Biotechnology Cluster for technology R, D and C funded Projects under the purview of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. As the General Manager at the Centre for Technology Commercialisation (CTC), he is responsible for designing and formulating technology development plans and strategies as well as the overall management of the centre.

AMINUDDIN AHMAD

AMINUDDIN AHMAD

General Manager, TPM IT Sdn Bhd

Aminuddin Ahmad is General Manager of TPM IT Sdn Bhd. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, USA and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from UITM Shah Alam. His career began at Pernec Corporation before moving on to various companies such as TeamVantage Sdn Bhd, Solution Protocol Sdn Bhd and KPMG Consultancy before joining TPM in 2007. He is responsible for the daily operations and management of TPM IT, amongst others, for the design, commission, operation, maintenance, and management of TPM’s overall ICT infrastructure and provides various ICT services to its clients.