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Date : 03 December 2010

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationNon-Executive Director
DirectorateIndependent & Non Executive
NameMohd Rafi bin Daud
Qualifications- PhD. Business Management, Hawaii, USA.
- MBA, Australia.
- Graduated in Electronics Engineering (Communications) University of Technology Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
- Asian Private Equity Investment Institute, Hong Kong.
- Trained as a Naval Officer at K.D. MALAYA, Woodlands, Singapore.
- Quality Function Deployment American Supplier Institute Inc.
- Executive Management Program Management Development Center, Texas Instruments, Dallas, Texas.
Working experience and occupation He is an Electronics Engineer by training has more than 25 years of corporate management, technology and investment experience. He has travelled widely and has a wide network of business contacts.

His exposure covers international broad-based and comprehensive experience in area of strategic, operational and business planning. His experience also includes marketing, strategic planning, investments, fund raising, plant management and high technology implementation in results-oriented organizations in both Fortune 100 and Malaysian listed companies. He has had extensive exposure to the US, European and ASEAN markets particular in the technology sector.

He was an entrepreneur and the Managing Director of Etion Sdn. Bhd., a company he founded in 1997 and pioneered the commercialization and production of the World's first Lithium Polymer batteries for the rechargeable market. Prior to that, he spent several years as Managing Director at Tongkah Electronics Sdn. Bhd., a company engaged in surface mount PCB assembly and testing with an international customer base. He has also worked at a couple of regional semiconductor companies as director of operations based in various ASEAN locations. From 1985 to 1990, he served Texas Instruments at various international locations responsible for Operation, Product and Equipment Engineering.

He was instrumental and pioneered the establishment of MAVCAP a Malaysian Government based Venture Capital. He headed the Direct Investment and the Research & Technology division at MAVCAP managing a fund saiz of US125 million and was responsible for the overall direct investments, deal analysis, due diligence, deal structuring and exit planning for the company.

He then started up of the Management Consulting practice as Principal Consultant at RSM Nelson Wheeler Sdn. Bhd. Subsequently he left to live and work in the United Kingdom. He was appointed Director at Credential Holdings Limited UK, where he managed several technology companies for the group.

He recently returned to home to Malaysia and prior to this he was the Chief Operating Officer of Transpacific IP Ltd, a company headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Taipei, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and San Francisco. At Transpacific he managed an IP acquisition fund in excess of USD1.5 Billion which targets IP portfolios and creatively monetize them for excellent IRR. This is a unique business model that is proprietary to the company.
Directorship of public companies (if any)NIL
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNIL
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuerNIL
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNIL

Announcement Info

Stock Name GHLSYS    
Date Announced3 Dec 2010  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoGS-101203-37788


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