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Our Successful Graduates

The University recorded 5, 899 AAGBS`s alumni since 1994. The School starts to actively engage with the alumni since 2015, for career development events with the students. The School is in the process of tracing and tracking successful alumni since 2017 through LinkedIn and others.

The alumni of MBA programs are actively participating in the services industry, government agencies and multinationals companies. To name a few that were very successful in career development is Aishah Ali (2015) is the Senior Manager Human Resources at the United Nations, an international institution that expects high performance personnel. Ir Suradini Abdul Ghani (2016) was Senior General Manager at Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad when she pursued her study in MBA, has recently been promoted to Head Guest Advocacy at the same company. Nor Helmey Lobb Saad Lobb (2015) was a lead engineer when he completed his MBA. He was promoted to Head of Advanced Design at Proton at Proton Design and collaborates with Geely for development of new concept car models in 2018.

Another notable alumnus is Dato’ Sri Dr Irmohizam Ibrahim who recently obtained his MBA in 2020. He is currently the Executive Director of World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur. Dato’ Sri is the first Malaysian named as the Chair of Conferences & Exhibitions Asia Pacific (APAC) and a Member Advisory Council (MAC), World Trade Center’s Association (WTCA). A lawyer by training, his interest extends beyond the legal profession into adult and professional development, obtaining his PhD in this area, and business management, with an MBA from AAGBS. Dato’ Sri is a Board Member of UiTM and is a chairperson or Board of Director of several other organizations. He also plays an advisory role in Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry Malaysia (MAFI) and a think tank member of Ministry of National Unity Malaysia. Dato’ Sri’s latest accolade is the appointment as a guest professor of Center of Malaysia Scholars, College of international Relations, HuaQiao University in China from 2021 to 2026.

Meanwhile, Luqman Hadi, a former MBA student of AAGBS, on Oct 13, 2021 was selected as the Perdana Fellow to YB Tan Sri Noh Omar, Minister of Entrepreneurship Development & Cooperative. As a Perdana Fellow, Luqman will be serving as an aide to YB Tan Sri Noh Omar to assist him and senior officials in planning and executing government policy as well as adding value to the existing programmes. A Design Project Manager/Senior Engineer of PROTON but on sabbatical leave, Luqman is currently pursuing his DBA at AAGBS.

The School`s doctoral program has produced successful leaders in top management level of various organizations and government agencies, such as Ir. Megat Zuhairy Megat Tajuddin `16, graduate of DBA program, became the first Head of Competency, Innovation and Performance Division and Chairman of Industrial Revolution 4.0 Task Force at the Public Works Department Malaysia in 2018. The Unit was specially created for spearheading the digital transformation at the Malaysia Public Works Department and he was trusted to take the lead. Azlina Mohd Isa (2019) is the Head of Infrastructure Development at Air Asia Group. She was the Head of Engineering at KLIA before taking new challenge at new workplace.

Recent 2020 alumnus of AAGBS’ PhD in Business Management, Dr Suzanna Razali Chan, who is the Principal Assistant Director of the Search and Rescue and Disaster Relief Division, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) made news as the Runner Up for the Women in Search and Rescue (SAR) category at the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards 2021. The award was presented by IMRF CEO, Theresa Crossley at the IMRF Awards 2021 Ceremony held virtually live from London on 14 September 2021. Through the IMRF Awards 2021, Dr Suzanna has been nominated based on her commitment, qualifications, and expertise in the field of MSAR. She is also the First Woman in the South East Asian region to receive such accolade.

Alumni of MIBF program are participating in the banking services as targeted. Some of the excellent graduates such as Abdul Hadi Md Akhir (2018) is an Account Relationship Executive, Corporate and Structure Finance, Business and Corporate Banking at Hong Leong Bank Berhad. Arifah Azna Baharin (2018) is currently the Head of Product Development and Innovation Department at Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad in Kuala Lumpur.

Arshad Ayub
Graduate Business School,

Kompleks Al-Farabi, Jalan Ilmu/1,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
40450 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA

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