Johor Corporation (JCorp) has announced the appointment of Datuk Syed Mohamed Syed Ibrahim as the new President & Chief Executive of Johor Corporation effective 9th January, 2020.
Datuk Syed Mohamed has over 34 years of experience and expertise in banking, corporate, real estate development, technology and business strategy, and he holds a degree in Economics (Analytical Economics) from University of Malaya.
Menteri Besar Johor and JCorp Chairman, Datuk Dr. Sahruddin Haji Jamal said, “JCorp Board members and employees welcome the appointment of Datuk Syed Mohamed Syed Ibrahim as the new President & Chief Executive of JCorp and is confident that Syed Mohamed will continue to ensure JCorp’s relevance and sustainability in undertaking its role as a state development agent for over five decades, driven by its mission – “MEMBINA DAN MEMBELA”.
Datuk Syed Mohamed was the Chairman of FELDA Investment Corporation; President & Executive Director of Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd; Chairman of Encorp Berhad; President & Chief Executive Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad; Chief Executive Officer of TH Properties Sdn Bhd and Group Director of DRB-HICOM before being made president for the Johor state conglomerate.
He embarked his career at Bank Bumiputera (M) Bhd and Bank Rakyat then in 1989 before moving to Johor State Economic Development Corporation (now known as JCorp) till 1993.
He is also the Chairman of Prasarana Integrated Development Sdn Bhd, a Board Member of the Sultan Ibrahim Johor Foundation and Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation.
Datuk Syed Mohamed has filled in the post following the retirement of Dato’ Kamaruzzaman bin Abu Kassim on 31st December 2019.