Encik Ahmad Rizan was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 30 December 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science in Management Science, a Master of Computer Science and an MBA from Oregon State University, USA.
Encik Ahmad Rizan has more than 30 years of management and strategic consulting experience; inclusive of senior leadership and operational roles, sales, marketing, business development and channel/alliance development.
He has worked in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, UAE, Oman, Hungary, Russia, United Kingdom and the United States. He is well versed in solution delivery to clients in the areas of strategic planning, merger and acquisitions (M&A), technology design and implementation, package and custom development and implementation, operations management, e-Business and project management; serving both public and private sectors locally and overseas. In recent years, he has been responsible for many mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and international ventures in the hospitality and leisure market.
Encik Ahmad Rizan was a partner with Arthur Andersen during which he held the role of Head of ASEAN Enterprise Application Line-of-Business and Asia Pacific Head of Enterprise Application for several years. Prior to joining Arthur Andersen, he was the Consulting Practice Director for Oracle Consulting Services Line-of-Business in Asia Pacific.
In 2002, Encik Ahmad Rizan together with a senior partner of Arthur Andersen, founded a consulting company called HRM Business Consulting Sdn. Bhd. The company was set up with 45 consulting professionals from the business consulting division of Hanafiah Raslan & Mohamed (HRM), a Malaysian-owned member firm of Arthur Andersen. The firm provided business strategy and ICT design and implementation services, which subsequently became a 51% own subsidiary of Dataprep Holdings Bhd., a Bursa Malaysia listed company.
He was also the President & CEO of MIMOS Berhad, a 100 percent Ministry of Finance (MoF) owned company, under the supervisory of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).