Tuesday 26 Sep 2023
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Ramssol Group Bhd has appointed Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah as its independent non-executive chairman with effect from Tuesday (June 6).

Abdul Harith, 60, replaces Datuk Seri Vignaesvaran Jeyandran who retired from the position on June 1 following the conclusion of Ramssol’s AGM.

He carries decades of experience in leadership across several industries, making him “no stranger to the industry where he excelled at strategic leadership and execution”, said Ramssol group managing director and chief executive officer Cllement Tan in a statement.

Harith brings with him 33 years of corporate experience through his employment with DRB-Hicom Bhd, holding various senior positions, and also as director and chairman of various subsidiaries and joint venture companies within DRB.

Since his departure from DRB in October, 2018, he has ventured into his own business and in February 2022, was invited to become a partner and senior adviser to a property development company and is currently responsible mainly for new businesses such as concessions, defence & security and outdoor billboard advertising, said Ramssol.

Harith holds a master’s degree in vehicle design from the Royal College of Art, London and received the Anugerah Perdana Menteri Tokoh Mahir national award in 2015.

Ramssol shares closed one sen or 2.86% lower at 34 sen, with a market capitalisation of RM83.42 million.

Edited ByS Kanagaraju
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