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Datuk Badlisham Bin Ghazali

(Managing Director)
(Non-Independent Executive)

Datuk Mohd Badlisham bin Ghazali, aged 54, Malaysian, Male, was appointed as Managing Director of MAHB on 23 June 2014. He is currently the Chairman of Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd and Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd.

He began his career with Hewlett Packard Group (HPG) after his graduation from the United States of America in 1987. His career in HPG progressed well where he was steadily promoted over 18 years of service until reaching his last position there as the Director and Country General Manager of Hewlett Packard Technology Solutions Group in 2005. 

Datuk Badlisham was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Non-Independent Director of the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) on 16 January 2006. At the helm of MDeC, Datuk Badlisham led the development of the National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Initiatives for Malaysia. The MSC Malaysia Initiative has evolved and grown, giving rise to over 3,400 ICT companies that are innovative and globally competitive via a thriving ICT ecosystem in Malaysia. The Digital Malaysia Initiative is underway towards a growing and robust digital economy for Malaysia.

As the CEO of MDeC, he was also a member of the Ministry of Education’s Cluster School Advisory Board and co-chair person with Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia (KSN) on the Flagship Coordination Committee (FCC) and co-chair of the Ministry of Education’s Smart School Programme.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Computer Science from the University of Northern Illinois, USA and Diploma in Computer Science from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

Datuk Badlisham currently sits on the Boards of MAHB wholly-owned subsidiary companies namely Malaysia Airports (Niaga) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Airports Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd, K.L. Airport Hotel Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Airports Capital Berhad, Malaysia Airports Capital (Labuan) Limited and MAHB (Mauritius) Private Limited. He also sits on the Boards of MFMA Development Sdn Bhd, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, GMR Male International Airport Private Limited, Delhi International Airport Private Limited, LGM Airport Operations Trade and Tourism Inc., Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport Investment Development and Operation Inc. and Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd.

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