Rais Hussin

Md Alwi Appointed as MDEC’s non-executive Chairman
Hails from same state of Kelantan as MDEC’s minister, Annuar Musa Almost 2 decades as chairman of a poverty eradication foundation
In resigning MDEC Chairman stresses need for Board to be given necessary latitude, independence to do right thing
Never compromised principles in performing duties MDEC very critical agency that requires utmost attention & empowerment “Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr.
MDEC disburses US$1.33 mil to 45 SME grant recipients
Marks completion of MDEC’s grant framework with governance, speed Framework builds on Input-Output-Outcome-Impact (IOOI) model
Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO
The Board of MDEC announces the appointment of Mahadhir Aziz as its new CEO, effective 1st September 2021.
MDEC CEO Surina Shukri ends troubled tenure, steps down as CEO
Will relinquish role as CEO effective 31 August 2021 Management operating council will continue to operate to ensure seamless transition
Decisive board action needed at MDEC as speculation intensifies about CEO’s tenure
Rising speculation becoming a distraction, affecting morale Uncertainty is hurting MDEC’s reputation as tip of the spear
TCS Malaysia Expands Jobs Creation and Graduate Training Programme
Listed 400 high-skilled jobs, including cybersecurity specialists, cloud engineers Hired 100 fresh grads across 4 intakes via its Initial Learning Programme during pandemic
MDEC appoints Ruslena Ramli as director of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy
Formerly Head of Islamic Finance at RAM Rating Services Bhd Will develop programmes across Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy portfolios
A year on, a reinvented MDEC
A ‘logical path’ journey of 12 months spread over four phases Of experimenting & innovating, while emphasising radical transparency
Cabotage policy - Let’s Get Clever
In need of FDI Malaysia cannot afford to play same old protectionist games Potential data centre investments of US$2.9bil to US$3.6bil are at risk
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