IIUM Consultancy and Innovation Sdn. Bhd. (Formerly known as IIUM Entrepreneurship and Consultancies Sdn. Bhd.), has welcomed a new CEO, Tuan Haji Muhamad Sabri bin Haji Said. He is an aggressive and tactical strategist with extensive experience in local and government-linked companies, as well as multinational companies. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has held senior positions in companies such as KFC Holdings Berhad, Hitachi Semiconductor (Manager), Kulim Technology Park Corporation (Vice President), and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
One of the best in Universiti Sains Malaysia
In his previous role as Director of Strategic Corporate Department at USM, Tuan Haji Muhamad Sabri successfully plan to re-energized the internationalization initiatives, resulting in USM topping the list for highest international student enrolment in Malaysia. He also assisted in setting up the USM offshore centre in Besiktas, Türkiye, which was acknowledged by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) as one of the best offshore programs in the international market. Additionally, he helped USM to be the top research university in terms of income generation in the year 2022 and facilitated the university holding company in achieving its highest revenues ever in the same year.
Taking ICISB to Global Market
Since his appointment as the CEO of IIUM Consultancy & Innovation on October 16, 2023, Tuan Haji Muhamad Sabri has actively fostered partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders within the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Notable interactions have included meetings with the Senior Management of IIUM including Tan Sri Rector, Deans representing various Kulliyyahs and Institutes, including KENMS, AIKOL, KOED, INHART, and IIiBF, and the Director of the Research Management Centre (RMC).
Furthermore, Tuan Haji Muhamad Sabri has extended his outreach to external entities, namely Pharm-D Pharmaceutical and the Halal Development Corporation, with the aim of exploring avenues for the commercialization of the university’s research and products. In addition, he has commenced dialogues regarding potential collaborations with international counterparts from regions such as Russia, Lebanon, Iraq, Türkiye, the Balkans, and China, signalling a commitment to enhancing global partnerships.
IIUM Consultancy believes that Tuan Haji Sabri’s extensive experience in the education industry and profound knowledge in strategic planning will be invaluable in taking the company to the next level as the premier centre for consultancy, academic, human development, and innovation in the region.
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