MPAS BOARD OF DIRECTOR
Mr. Mohamad Bin Abdullah
Mohammad Bin Abdullah, Malaysian was appointed as Director of MPAS on 3 March 2014.
He is also the Executive Director of TCB Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tradewinds Corporation Berhad. He has been with the private arm of Albukhary group of companies since April 2011. Prior to this, he served UEM group of companies for more than 17 years. His last posting with UEM group of companies was with Pharmaniaga Berhad, the largest integrated healthcare public listed company, as its Managing Director from 1 January 2007 until 3 November 2010.
Prior to Pharmaniaga Berhad, he was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of UEM Land Sdn Bhd (now a public listed entity known as UEM Sunrise Berhad)("UEM LAnd")/ As a COO, he was part of the team formed by
Khazanah Nasional Berhad that secured the government approval to form a new economic growth corridor for Nusajaya. UEM LAnd, being the single largest land owner in Nusajaya has benefitted immensely from this positioning. Operationally, he played a key role in planning and launching new property development projects namely Horizon Hills, Puteri Harbour Waterfront, Nusa Idaman and Ledang Heights 2. He was also the key person involved in designing the de-gearing scheme for UEM Land that resulted in the company's balance sheet became stronger and healthier. In addition to his job as COO of UEM LAnd, he was also a Director of Setiaharuman Sdn Bhd, the master developer for Cyberjaya.
He had his early exposure in accounting and auditing and investment banking when he was working with Azman, Wong, Salleh & Co, an audit firm and Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank from 1984 to 1988 and 1988 to 1991 respectively. In 1992, he moved to Kejora Holdings Sdn Bhd as the Group Corporate Finance and Audit Manager. In March 1996 he joined Park May Berhad, the public transport arm of the UEM group as the Financial Controller. Subsequently, he was promoted to General Manager Corporate Affairs. During this tenure, he played a key role in permits/routes acquisition, fleet modernization and expansion as well as geographical expansion via acquisition of bus companies. In April 2001, he was transferred to Faber Group Berhad, an associated company of the UEM group as Senior General Manager Finance and sequently promoted to the post of Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his core role, he was also involved in property development operations and business as a director of Faber Development Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries. In December 2004, he was transferred to UEM Land to assume the position of COO.