KUALA LUMPUR: Ramssol Group Bhd has appointed Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah as its new independent non-executive chairman effective today, succeeding Datuk Seri Vignaesvaran Jeyandran, who retired from the position on June 1, 2023.
Group managing director and chief executive officer Cllement Tan said Abdul Harith has demonstrated a strong track record in organisational transformation, driving results and innovation amid a rapidly evolving landscape.
"His wealth of experience will bring a fresh perspective to lead Ramssol’s continued transformation and build upon our commitment to innovation and focus on delivering business-critical technology solutions as we continue to explore new avenues for growth and market expansion,” he said in a statement today.
Abdul Harith has 33 years of corporate experience through his employment with DRB-Hicom Bhd and held various senior positions and played a pivotal role in the group’s growth and success.
He was appointed as DRB-Hicom’s group director of automotive and defence sector in 2012.
In 2014, he was promoted to senior group director and was seconded to Proton Holdings Bhd as group chief executive officer until 2016.
He was then appointed as the group chief operating officer of DRB-HICOM, a position he held until his retirement from the automotive conglomerate in 2018.
Abdul Harith holds a Master’s Degree in Design (Vehicle Design) from the Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom and received the Anugerah Perdana Menteri Tokoh Mahir national award in 2015. - Bernama