|Dato’ Nadza Abdul
Chief Executive Officer
Dato’ Ahmad Nadzarudin bin Abdul Razak joined Golden Pharos Berhad as the CEO on 13 September 2017.
Previously he was the Group Managing Director at Panglima Group of Companies, a private investment group with business interests in natural resources extraction in Indonesia, minihydro power generation in Laos and facilities management in Kuala Lumpur.
He has held a variety of senior leadership positions in bluechip Malaysian conglomerates and government linked companies (GLCs).
In 2011, he was the Head of Services Division at DRB-Hicom Berhad, overseeing at the HQ level the business performance of 4 large subsidiaries operating in the services sector. In this role, he supervised the CEOs of Alam Flora Sdn Bhd, Puspakom Sdn Bhd, Hicom Power Sdn Bhd and KL Airport Services Sdn Bhd.
From 2003 to 2010, he was with Pos Malaysia Berhad, holding several senior management posts such as COO of Poslaju, GM of Corporate Planning & Strategic Business, GM of Procurement & Contracts, GM of CEO’s Office and Chairman of Elpos Print Sdn Bhd. While at Pos Malaysia, he clinched numerous awards such as Outstanding Entrepreneur Award 2010 (from Entrepreneur Asia), Malaysian Business Leadership Award 2010 (from KL Malay Chamber of Commerce) and Express Service Provider of the Year (from Frost & Sullivan).
From 1996 to 2003, he was with the UEM Berhad/Renong Berhad group of companies, where he was the Deputy GM of Corporate Affairs & Business Development, and Manager in the Office of the President. The office provided advisory services on corporate matters, financial performance, strategic planning and legal to Renong’s 10 subsidiaries in the property sector.
From 1993 to 1995, he was Assistant Manager in Corporate Finance with Asian International Merchant Bankers Berhad. His corporate finance work included listing of companies, issuance of bonds and acquisition of companies.
Dato’ Nadza started his career in 1991 as a staff accountant with Gulf States Asphalt Co. Inc, a manufacturing company in Houston, Texas, USA immediately after his graduation.