UEM Edgenta’s MD/CEO Conferred With The ‘Global Business Icon Leadership Award’

Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta conferred with the ‘Global Business Icon Leadership Award’, at the recent Global Business Forum 2023, organised by the Malaysian Global Business Council & KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, supported by Economic Club of Kuala Lumpur.

(from left) Sharimahton Mat Saleh, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MATRADE, Tan Sri Michael Yeoh, President of KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific Secretary-General, Malaysian Global Business Council, Y.A.B Dato' Sri Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Plantation and Commodities, Malaysia, Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta, Tan Sri Abdul Majid Khan, Chairman of KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, together with Datuk Seri Mohamed Iqbal Rawther, Chairman of Malaysian Global Business Council and Deputy Chairman of KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific.

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 February – UEM Edgenta Berhad’s (“UEM Edgenta” or the “Company”) Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Syahrunizam Samsudin, has been conferred with the ‘Global Business Icon Leadership Award’, at the recent Global Business Forum 2023, organised by the Malaysian Global Business Council & KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, supported by Economic Club of Kuala Lumpur.

The award recognises business and industry leaders in driving excellence and steering the company’s track record on business innovation, sustainability practices, as well as shaping the future of Malaysia and transforming the nation through their commitments; exemplifying distinctive and transformational leadership.


“This notable award reflects the ingenuity, agility, and passion of all Edgenta Stars in living up to our ambition, to become the leading international technology-enabled solutions Company, as we bring our portfolio of Sustainability Programmes, Digital and Tech Solutions to the international market, and living up to our agenda of creating value and sustainable growth for our clients’ businesses. I am sincerely humbled to lead a team that is highly dedicated and ambitious in raising the bar of our industry,” said Syahrunizam.

Under Syahrunizam’s leadership, he has steered the Company to embark on the Company’s ‘Edgenta of the Future 2025’ vision and has led the organization to support the nation’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic and in unison upholding the acceleration of nation's recovery efforts. He has successfully implemented the Company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) roadmap to ensure that the Company’s sustainability ambitions and targets are adopted and implemented by its stakeholders to drive change in safeguarding the climate and environment. UEM Edgenta made positive strides in 2022, leveraging on his business repositioning strategy focusing to expand internationally, to targeted high growth markets.


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