• About Us
  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Leadership
  • Accolades

Who We Are

UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned investment holding company of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Incorporated on 5 June 2007, UiTM Holdings presently manages 8 active subsidiaries with operations spanning across four business divisions namely, Energy, Healthcare, Technology and Creative.

UiTM Holdings acts as a link committed to transforming ideas into action, and income generation into wealth creation. UiTM Holdings is the gap-bridging entity mandated to fulfil the wealth creation for UiTM, to create investment opportunities and enhance the strategic positioning of our core businesses.

Our investment philosophy is to create an efficient way to achieve results and to guide the assessment and evaluation of any investment opportunities.

We are also guided by the need to continuously create a unique competitive advantage to exceed our stakeholders’ expectations by ensuring that there is a strong organisational alignment towards achieving our goals.

Our Vision

An active, strategic investor that creates optimum value and returns to stakeholders in achieving the 30% target UiTM’s operating cost requirement.

Our Mission

To seek and facilitate the commercialisation of niche areas within UiTM system into highly profitable businesses.

Our Objective

To create sustainable value and leverage on in-house expertise and assets in generating funds to make up for the reduction in government funding of the university’s operating costs.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left - Right):
MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM


DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. SULAIMAN
SHAARI


DIRECTOR
DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR


CHAIRMAN
PROF. DR. NORMAH
HJ. OMAR


DIRECTOR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Left - Right):
DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR

CHAIRMAN
MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM

DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. SULAIMAN
SHAARI

DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. NORMAH
HJ. OMAR

DIRECTOR

MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM

PROF DR SULAIMAN
SHAARI

DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR

PROF DR NORMAH
HJ OMAR

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left to Right):
AFIDATUL AISYAH
AHMAD


GENERAL MANAGER
UiTM ART & DESIGN
SDN BHD
WAN NAZIFAH
WAN ABDULLAH


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
SDN BHD
ASSOC. PROF.
RAHIDZAB TALIB


GROUP CHIEF
TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
DR. AINUL AZREEN
ADAM


GROUP CHIEF
OPERATING
OFFICER
MUHAMMAD MUBARAK
ISHAK


GROUP CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
FARISAN
MOKHTAR


GROUP CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER
DR. HEAZAR
ISMAIL


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM ENERGY & FACILITIES
SDN BHD
MOHD NASRUL
KHAIRI


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left to Right):
MUHAMMAD MUBARAK
ISHAK

GROUP CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
DR. AINUL AZREEN
ADAM

GROUP CHIEF
OPERATING OFFICER
FARISAN MOKHTAR

GROUP CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER
ASSOC. PROF.
RAHIDZAB TALIB

GROUP CHIEF
TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
DR. HEAZAR ISMAIL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM ENERGY & FACILITIES
SDN BHD
WAN NAZIFAH
WAN ABDULLAH

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
SDN BHD
MOHD NASRUL KHAIRI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
AFIDATUL AISYAH
AHMAD

GENERAL MANAGER
UiTM ART & DESIGN
SDN BHD
  1. Best Green SRI Sukuk Award by The Asset 2019

  2. ISO 9001:2015; Approval Number(s): ISO 9001:00023485 – Provision of Patient Administration for Out-patient and In-patient Inclusive of Clinical and Nursing Care

  1. Sustainability Champion MARC League Table Awards 2018

  2. Excellence Award from Institute of Engineers & Technology 2018

  • About Us
  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Leadership
  • Accolades

Who We Are

UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned investment holding company of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Incorporated on 5 June 2007, UiTM Holdings presently manages 8 active subsidiaries with operations spanning across four business divisions namely, Energy, Healthcare, Technology and Creative.

UiTM Holdings acts as a link committed to transforming ideas into action, and income generation into wealth creation. UiTM Holdings is the gap-bridging entity mandated to fulfil the wealth creation for UiTM, to create investment opportunities and enhance the strategic positioning of our core businesses.

Our investment philosophy is to create an efficient way to achieve results and to guide the assessment and evaluation of any investment opportunities.

We are also guided by the need to continuously create a unique competitive advantage to exceed our stakeholders’ expectations by ensuring that there is a strong organisational alignment towards achieving our goals.

Our Vision

An active, strategic investor that creates optimum value and returns to stakeholders in achieving the 30% target UiTM’s operating cost requirement.

Our Mission

To seek and facilitate the commercialisation of niche areas within UiTM system into highly profitable businesses.

Our Objective

To create sustainable value and leverage on in-house expertise and assets in generating funds to make up for the reduction in government funding of the university’s operating costs.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left - Right):
MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM


DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. SULAIMAN
SHAARI


DIRECTOR
DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR


CHAIRMAN
PROF. DR. NORMAH
HJ. OMAR


DIRECTOR

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Left - Right):
DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR

CHAIRMAN
MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM

DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. SULAIMAN
SHAARI

DIRECTOR
PROF. DR. NORMAH
HJ. OMAR

DIRECTOR

MOHAMAD ZUKHAIRI
ABDULL RAHIM

PROF DR SULAIMAN
SHAARI

DATO' SRI SHAHRIL
MOKHTAR

PROF DR NORMAH
HJ OMAR

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left to Right):
AFIDATUL AISYAH
AHMAD


GENERAL MANAGER
UiTM ART & DESIGN
SDN BHD
WAN NAZIFAH
WAN ABDULLAH


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
SDN BHD
ASSOC. PROF.
RAHIDZAB TALIB


GROUP CHIEF
TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
DR. AINUL AZREEN
ADAM


GROUP CHIEF
OPERATING
OFFICER
MUHAMMAD MUBARAK
ISHAK


GROUP CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
FARISAN
MOKHTAR


GROUP CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER
DR. HEAZAR
ISMAIL


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM ENERGY & FACILITIES
SDN BHD
MOHD NASRUL
KHAIRI


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

(Left to Right):
MUHAMMAD MUBARAK
ISHAK

GROUP CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER
DR. AINUL AZREEN
ADAM

GROUP CHIEF
OPERATING OFFICER
FARISAN MOKHTAR

GROUP CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER
ASSOC. PROF.
RAHIDZAB TALIB

GROUP CHIEF
TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
DR. HEAZAR ISMAIL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM ENERGY & FACILITIES
SDN BHD
WAN NAZIFAH
WAN ABDULLAH

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UiTM PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
SDN BHD
MOHD NASRUL KHAIRI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
AFIDATUL AISYAH
AHMAD

GENERAL MANAGER
UiTM ART & DESIGN
SDN BHD
  1. Best Green SRI Sukuk Award by The Asset 2019

  2. ISO 9001:2015; Approval Number(s): ISO 9001:00023485 – Provision of Patient Administration for Out-patient and In-patient Inclusive of Clinical and Nursing Care

  1. Sustainability Champion MARC League Table Awards 2018

  2. Excellence Award from Institute of Engineers & Technology 2018

Mohamad Zukhairi Abdull Rahim

Director

Mohamad Zukhairi Abdull Rahim was appointed as Board of director of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on November 17, 2021. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and brings with him 20 years of industry experience. He is presently the Group Managing Director of Siaz Holding Berhad and director of a few other companies which venture in various businesses and industries.

PROF. DR. SULAIMAN SHAARI

Director

Prof. Dr. Sulaiman Shaari was appointed as Board of director of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on November 17, 2021. He is a leading expert on photovoltaic (PV) systems in Malaysia and the region. He is a Professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam. Certified as Chief Global Trainer by the Global Green Energy Industry Council (GGEIC); Master Trainer for SEDA-Malaysia; Master Trainer by the Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA); and a Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) Malaysia registered trainer, he is also a member of the Industry Expert Committee (IEC) of the HRDF PSMB for engineering and a member of the Technical Committee for Safety of SEDA Malaysia. He conducted national and international trainings physically and on-line for various platforms.

Prof. Dr. Sulaiman is Chairman of the National Working Group on PV (WGPV) for developing Malaysian Standards (MS); as well as member of the Technical Committee (TC) on Renewable Energy (RE) for the Department of Standards Malaysia (DSM). He has won numerous awards for excellent service and PV related products and has written, presented and published numerous books, journals, and conferences. Prof. Dr. Sulaiman is also the main author of major books on competency in PV systems design, installation, testing, commissioning and evaluation for Malaysia. He has served as advisor/evaluator/examiner for various academic programs at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels and industry training platforms.

He has represented Malaysia at various international activities such as: IEA-PVPS; IEC; APECEWG14- 2015A project and other ASEAN-level activities. He has been involved in PV system applications development and talent cultivation in both the government and industry in research, consultancy and expert advice in various forms, including local and international companies. As Secretary General of the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA) of the 4th Council (2019-2021), he has undertaken activities around the world on an Asian PV industry platform; he was also Vice-President II of the MPIA (2017-18 and 2019-20) undertaking activities in Malaysia on the PV industry platform.

Prof. Dr. Sulaiman has competent certificates in PV from: Renewables Academy (RENAC) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany; Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA), Malaysia; New Energy Development Organization (NEDO), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan; and Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES), Australia and Institute of Sustainable Power Quality (ISPQ). He graduated with a Ph.D. in PV systems from De Montfort Univ., United Kingdom (UK); an M.S. in physics from University of Missouri, United States of America (USA); and a B.S. in physics from Kansas State University, USA.

He has served as Vice President II of the Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA) and as Secretary General of the Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA).

DATO' SRI SHAHRIL MOKHTAR

Chairman

Dato’ Sri Shahril Mokhtar is the Chairman of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd effective November 17, 2021.

Dato’ Sri Shahril started his career in the banking industry before moving on to serve in a few industries prior to joining RapidKL in 2006 as their General Manager of Corporate Planning from October 2009 to October 2010. He was then seconded as an Advisor to the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) of the Prime Minister’s Department to assist the Government in setting up the Land Public Transport Commission where he was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Commission tasked with spearheading long-term reforms in land-based passenger and goods transportation.

Subsequently, he was appointed the Group Managing Director of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (‘Prasarana’) from Oct 2010 to December 2014 where he led the Prasarana Group’s Business Turnaround Plan and Business Transformation Plan. Dato’ Sri Shahril was then appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (‘MRT Corp’) from January 2015 to December 2018. As the CEO of MRT Corp, he was responsible for overseeing and managing the development of the multibillion ringgit MRT Line 1 (Sg. Buloh-Kajang Line) and MRT Line 2 (Sg. Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line). Dato’ Sri Shahril then held the post of Managing Director for DWL Resources Berhad (now known as KTG Berhad), a company listed on the KLSE Main Board, from 2019 to 2020 where he crafted the company’s strategic transformation plan to become an infrastructure construction player.

Besides his capacity as Chairman of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd  he currently also serves as Chairman of Petra Transit Systems Sdn Bhd, Chairman of Mariner Services Sdn Bhd, Chairman of UiTM Specialist Centre (a private medical wing of UiTM) and the Managing Director of Sungai Klang Expressway Sdn Bhd which intends to develop the fully elevated urban highway connecting Klang to Kuala Lumpur. He also sits on the board of various private and public listed companies.

Dato’ Sri Shahril holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology with a minor in Political Science from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He obtained his Master of Management Degree from University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2006 and also attended the Advanced Management Program at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA in 2016.

In his personal capacity, Dato’ Sri Shahril is currently serving the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) as its EXCO Member and Chairman of the Marketing and Sponsorship Committee. He is also the Deputy President and Treasurer of the Football Association of Selangor (FAS).

PROF. DR. NORMAH HJ. OMAR

Director

Prof. Dr. Normah Haji Omar was appointed as Board of Director of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on November 17, 2021. She is a member of two globally renowned professional accountancy bodies, Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA Australia) and Certified Management Accountants (CMA Australia). She was the founding director of the Accounting Research Institute (ARI), a global Higher Institution Centre of Excellence (HICoE) which is recognized and funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. Currently, she is a senior research fellow at ARI HICoE. Prof. Dr. Normah has recently been appointed as a board member of three companies: (i) The Companies Commission Malaysia (SSM); (ii) UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd, and (iii) UiTM Private College. 

Prof. Dr. Normah’s research interests are in the areas of corporate integrity, governance and  Islamic Financial criminology. She has many collaborative works with government agencies, professional bodies, regulators, NGOs and the corporate sectors in Malaysia and abroad. She has successfully completed research projects such as Corporate Governance Rating with the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG); Compliance & Effectiveness of Anti-Money Laundering Regime with the Association of Malaysian Banks and Compliance Officers Networking Group (CONG) and Assessment of Non-Profit Organizations for Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing with the Registry of Society and Companies Commission, Malaysia.

She has been funded by several international agencies such as the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS); the Turkish Government’s Mevlana program; Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT); The Association of Islamic Accountants of the Philippines; Tunisia Islamic Finance Association and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia to participate in international collaborative research projects with international partners. Prof. Dr. Normah is often invited to give key note addresses at many international conferences namely in Australia, Japan, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, USA, Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Qatar, Thailand, New Zealand, Tunisia, UAE, Pakistan, South Africa and Singapore. As an academic, she has written a lot of articles in reputable international journals. 

She has also authored several books on corporate governance, corporate integrity and financial criminology. She has been appointed as a visiting scholar/professor at Universitas Merdeka Malang, Indonesia; Institute of Public Enterprise, India; University of Pretoria, South Africa; University of Bolton, UK and the University of Tasmania, Australia. Prof. Dr. Normah is currently the Deputy Chairman and founding committee member of the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA), and international professional association which is based in Japan.

AFIDATUL AISYAH AHMAD

General Manager of UiTM Art & Design Sdn Bhd

Afidatul Aisyah binti Ahmad has been appointed as the General Manager of UiTM Art & Design Sdn Bhd effective 1st March 2022. She reports to the Group Chief Executive Officer.

Afidatul Aisyah holds a Bachelor of Mass Communications (Public Relations) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and brings with her 10 years of experience in Business and Product Development, Branding as well as Sales and Marketing with various industries. She was previously the Head of Department of Simply SS Trading Sdn Bhd.

Wan Nazifah Wan Abdullah

Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Private Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Wan Nazifah Wan Abdullah was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Private Healthcare Sdn Bhd (UPHSB), a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd in December 2019. She has over 20 years of working experience in a management roles across various sectors including Banking, Transportation & Logistics and Healthcare.

Prior to joining UPHSB, Wan Nazifah was the CEO of Kota Bharu Medical Centre Sdn Bhd (KBMC) for 13 years. Before she gradually took the leading role, she served as the General Manager of Business and Operations Division of KBMC.

Wan Nazifah obtained her Master in Business Administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Majoring in Finance) from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Associate Professor Rahidzab Talib

Group Chief Technology Officer

Associate Professor Rahidzab Talib was appointed as Group Chief Technology Officer of Group Technology Services of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1st May 2019. He has served for over 8 years in the management of Information Technology (IT) in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and held various roles including Director of Information Technology Office and Chairman of IT Technical Committee.

Assoc. Prof. Rahidzab is currently Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the School of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering of UiTM and has been seconded to UiTM Holdings since 2015. Prior to joining UiTM Holdings as the Group Technology Officer, Assoc. Prof. Rahidzab was the first Chief Executive Officer of AKARI Software Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of UiTM Holdings.  He is also active in advisory roles as a member of the IT Technical Committee, IT Steering Committee to the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education.

Assoc. Prof. Rahidzab holds a Bachelor as well as Master of Science in Mathematics from Emporia State University, Kansas, United States.

DR. AINUL AZREEN ADAM

Group Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Ainul Azreen Adam was appointed as the Group Chief Corporate Development Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd effective 6th December 2021 and re-designated as Group Chief Operating Officer in February 2022. Dr. Ainul graduated with a Doctor in Business Administration from South Australia and brings with him 19 years’ experience both in the public and private sectors. He has vast experience in handling strategic planning mainly for the preparation of UiTM’s strategic documents for the 11th Malaysia Plan (RMK-11), as well as monitoring and tracking of UiTM’s performance to achieve its KPIs.

He was previously the Director of Alumni Network at the Office of Industry, Community and Alumni Network (ICAN) of UiTM. While holding the position, he has successfully executed strategies for cash collections from the Alumni and built up the network platform for more than 600,000 UiTM alumni locally and internationally.

Muhammad Mubarak Ishak

Group Chief Executive Officer

Muhammad Mubarak Ishak was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1st December 2021. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and brings with him 19 years of industry experience. Muhammad Mubarak was previously the Finance Accountant and Business Development Director at Simply SS Trading Sdn Bhd (SimplySiti).

FARISAN MOKHTAR

Group Chief Financial Officer

Farisan Mokhtar was appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd effective 20th December 2021. He reports to the Group Chief Executive Officer.

Farisan was trained as a Chartered Certified Accountant and was admitted as a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 2005. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience building, leading, and advising corporations and government ministries and agencies through corporate and government transformation programmes, complex restructurings, international expansion, merger & acquisitions, fund raising exercises, capital markets transactions, finance, taxation and auditing in various industries.  He also has strong regulatory expertise, besides being well versed in Malaysian and international Take-Over codes.

Farisan holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Arts in Combined Studies (Accounting) from De Montfort University, United Kingdom and a Diploma in Accountancy from MARA Institute of Technology. 

Dr. Heazar Ismail

Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Energy & Facilities Sdn Bhd

Dr. Heazar Ismail was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of UiTM Energy & Facilities Sdn Bhd on 1st November 2021. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and brings with him 17 years of industry experiences. He was previously the Business Development Manager at Boustead Holdings Petroleum Marketing Sdn Bhd and Executive Director at Ibadah Group of Companies (Ibadah Inc).

Mohd Nasrul Khairi

Chief Executive Officer of Technology Division

Mohd Nasrul Khairi has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Technology Division, UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd effective 1st March 2022. He reports to the Group Chief Executive Officer.

Mohd Nasrul Khairi holds a Masters in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP) from The Global University of Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and brings with him 18 years of extensive experience in finance. He was previously the Group Chief Financial Officer of Koperasi Amanah Pelaburan Berhad (KAPB), Head of Operations at Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad (PUNB) and held several positions at Bank Rakyat. He is also a member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants (ASEAN CPA) (2019) and the Malaysia Institute of Accounting (Chartered Accountant) (2012).