Matrade announces appointment of two new board members

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has appointed Datuk Mahmud Abbas and Datuk Sri Dr Irmohizam Ibrahim as new members of its board, effective Sept 1.

“On behalf of the board of Matrade, we are delighted to welcome Mahmud Abas and Irmohizam.

“Together, they bring a wealth of diverse experiences and knowledge as Matrade continues to explore new ways to assist Malaysian exporters and enhance exports particularly during this challenging time,” chairman Tan Sri Dr Halim Mohammad said in a statement wednesday.

Mahmud Abbas currently is the chairman of Halal Development Corporation (HDC) and has over 30 years of corporate experience, particularly in the property industry. He holds a degree of Bachelor of Science, majoring in Building from Brighton University in 1982.

Irmohizam is the executive director for the World Trade Center Kuala Lumpur. He currently serves as an advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry Malaysia and board member for Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

He is a senior partner at Ganesan & Irmohizam and holds a Doctorate (PhD) of Philosophy in Education (Adult and Professional Development) from National University of Malaysia (UKM).

Source: The Star