The Board of Directors and Management of the Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology and Innovation (MRANTI) today announced the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Shahril Shamsuddin as its Chairman effective 20 September 2022.
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Shahril brings a wealth of business, leadership, technology management and innovation advisory experience over the course of his 40-year career.
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Shahril previously helmed a Malaysian conglomerate that operates in varied sectors including oil and gas, communication technologies, aviation, automotive and property investment.
He is currently a member of the Board of Governors for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("MIT") Sloan Asia School of Business, as well as Board of Trustee, Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the Perdana Leadership Foundation. Amongst others, he was previously a member of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)'s International Advisory Panel.
He has been awarded several major honours and titles for his entrepreneurship achievements and contributions to society.