Pengerusi | Chairman

SYED UZAIR SYED OTHMAN AL-YAHYA

Graduated with Bachelors in Business Administration (Marketing), Idaho, USA in 1983, and Masters in International Business Administration, San Diego, USA in 1988. He began his career as Research Assistant at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) before joining Malaysia Airlines in 1989. He attained estimable marketing and sales experience as Marketing Development Executive and later as Sales Planning Executive overseeing worldwide sales performances of MAS offices. He gained further business ingenuity through his exposure in the international management and marketing during his tenure as Area Manager of Spain and Portugal as well as Northern Territory, Australia from 1990 to 1995. Resigned in pursuit of an entrepreneurship, he has set up and managed businesses in various industries including printing, publishing, retailing, trading, logistic management, information technology, advertising and marketing services.

1. Date & Place of Birth : 1st January 1964, Kelantan D.N.
2. Marital Status : Married with two children
3. Academic Qualification : Master of International Business Administration,
US International University, San Diego,
California, U.S.A., December 1987.Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing),
Idaho States University, Pocatello, Idaho,
U.S.A., May 1986.

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, Grade 1,
Malay College Kuala Kangsar, 1981.

4. Working Experience
Designation Year Employer
Research Assistant 1988-1989 Institute Of Strategic & International Studies (ISIS)
Sales Planning Executive 1989-1990 Malaysia Airlines
Responsible in monitoring worldwide stations’ performances, setting worldwide sales target, sales strategic and tactical planning
Area Manager Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia 1990-1992 Malaysia Airlines
Responsible for opening up and establishing MAS operations in Darwin. In charge of staff recruitment and training, ground services handling, marketing and sales strategic and tactical training, general office management, accounts, reservation and liaison with local authorities.
Area Manager Spain and Portugal, Madrid, Spain. 1992-1995 Malaysia Airlines
In charge of setting up and establishing MAS operation in Spain. Responsible for staff recruitment and training, collective agreement, establishment of account system, liaison with local authorities, company registration, office set-up, pricing policy and strategic planning, advertising and promotion, agents appointment and expansion of distribution outlets, computer reservation system, bilateral airline agreement, ground handling services, freight operations, general contracts, facilitating traffic rights negotiation, product and market development, and various other aspects of market operations and office management.
Managing Director Current Global Printers Sdn Bhd
Founder partner and responsible in overall aspects of day-to-day management as well as strategic and tactical planning.

5. Business Interests And Experiences 1996-2012:

Company Principal Activities % of Equity & No. of Shares Designation
Optimum Scale Sdn Bhd Investment Holdings & Management Services 50 %
250,000
Chief Executive Officer
Global Printers Sdn Bhd General Offset Printing Services 24%
320,000 (direct)
23%
307,500 (indirect)
Managing Director
Pine Craft Sdn Bhd Paper Importer, Stockist & Distributors 35%
35,000 (indirect)
Executive Director
ZAMC Advertising & Communications Sdn Bhd Advertising & Marketing Communications Services 30%
7,500
President/Director
Airport Ground Services Sdn Bhd Cargo Documentation Handling Services 40%
10,000
Executive Director (Finance)
ATS Documentation Sdn Bhd Engineering Design & Technical Documentation Development Services 70%
105,000
Executive Director (Admin)
Dataran Peluang Sdn Bhd Restaurant Managements 60%
60,000
Executive Director
Octagon Consolidated Berhad Manufacturer of Industrial Paints & Coats, & Provider of Renewable Energy 4.71%
1,885,415
Penerbitan Pustaka Nusa Sdn Bhd Desktop Publishing Advisor
BookCafe Sdn Bhd Bookstore 40%
40,000
Director