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MDEC Appoints ASB Alumnus Mohd Afdhal Mohd Nayan as Chief Transformation Officer

MDEC appoints Mohd Afdhal Mohd Nayan as Chief Transformation OfficerTHE Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced the appointment of Mohd Afdhal Mohd Nayan (pic) as its chief transformation officer. Afdhal, who will report to MDEC’s chief executive officer Surina Shukri, will work closely with the MDEC Operating Council (MOC), members of the leadership team, and its board of directors to define the organisation’s corporate transformation initiatives, development and implementation.

“Afdhal is a proven transformation specialist, his track record at AirAsia marks him out as an excellent fit with the ‘Re-invent’ mission that we are on at MDEC,” Rais Hussin, chairman of MDEC, said in a statement.

“I am confident that he will accelerate our change initiatives towards making MDEC an agile, efficient agency operating with the highest level of integrity in our bid to establish an innovative, inclusive and technologically-integrated society in line with Malaysia 5.0 and making the nation the heart of digital Asean.”

Afdhal is a graduate from the Asia School of Business (in collaboration with MIT Sloan Management), and was formerly with AirAsia Group Bhd, where he served as head of transformation execution from 2018.

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