Sacofa appoints Al-Fazirul as managing director


KUCHING: Al-Fazirul Abdullah has recently been appointed as the managing director of Sacofa Sdn Bhd (Sacofa).

With this, Sacofa Board of Directors looks toward his strong leadership and vast experience to take the company to greater heights in the future.

Al-Fazirul has well over 25 years of experience working for large multinational organisations such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Ericsson, covering the Asia-Pacific and Australia (APAC) region with expertise in Business Management, profit and loss statement, Sales, Customer Facing, Technology Implementation, Professional Services, Project Management, Software Development, Support & Maintenance, and Partnering.

“He brings with him a wealth of experience in implementing solutions for the technology, telecommunications, banking, oil and gas, automotive and utilities industries.

“On top of that, he has had a very impressive career, most recently as chief executive officer for a large Malaysian conglomerate.

“Prior to that, he headed and expanded the consulting business for Ericsson APAC and doubled up as CSI Regional Program Director for complex high-value projects, reporting directly to Ericsson HQ in Sweden,” Sacofa said in a statement.

Adding on, it pointed out that before Ericsson, Fazirul had worked for IBM Global Services as Business Transformation Director, Hewlett Packard Professional Services as Associate Partner, and as chief operating officer for a large Malaysian telecommunications company focusing on technology/telecommunications infrastructure.

“Not to mention, he holds a master’s degree in Computer Sciences from the United Kingdom and has completed a vast amount of training in top management courses from Hewlett-Packard and IBM, both locally and internationally,” it added.

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