KUALA LUMPUR: UEM Sunrise Bhd on Monday announced the appointment of Sufian Abdullah as its new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from Feb 2.
He is currently the CEO of KWEST Sdn Bhd, the property arm of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) or KWAP.
UEM Sunrise chairman Datuk Noorazman Abd Aziz said Sufian’s appointment comes at an exciting time for the company “as it embarks on a bold vision and an ambitious agenda even as the country faces uncertain economic conditions and with the property sector still responding to some unique challenges”.
He said Sufian’s background as an architect, and competencies and passion in the property development sector are a tremendous asset to the company and the board looks forward to working closely with Sufian as he takes leadership of UEM Sunrise.
“With the support of a complementary, multi-talented management team, we are confident that Sufian will lead the course for a strong and sustainable growth trajectory for our company, including bringing value-add services and product excellence for all our customers, ” Noorazman.
Sufian Abdullah, 46, brings with him over 20 years of experience in the property development and real estate industry.
A trained architect with a hands-on track record in urban design and high-performance built environments, as well as extensive corporate exposure, he has held key positions in Sime Darby Property and KWAP.