PETALING JAYA: UEM Edgenta Bhd has appointed Syahrunizam Samsudin as its new managing director and chief executive officer, effective July 1.
Syahrunizam will take over from Datuk Azmir Merican, (pic below) who left UEM Edgenta in April 2020.
In a statement, UEM Edgenta chairman Tan Sri Dr Azmil Khalid said Syahrunizam’s experience in engineering and technology would benefit the company as it moved to the next phase of product expansion, innovation and growth.
Syahrunizam was appointed the CEO of Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd in 2015 and oversaw its commendable growth in the digital financial services sector.
He also held numerous leadership roles prior to joining Touch ‘n Go, including as CEO of MTU Services Sdn Bhd, president of Scomi Engineering Bhd, as well as being involved in the setting up of technology ventures such as SBS Technology Solutions and ATA Plus.
Over the last five years, he was instrumental in transforming Touch ‘n Go into a mobility and digital payment champion for the country, with over 13 million users across multiple platforms.
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