DATO’ AHMAD MAHIR KAMARUDDIN
NM13 is under the leadership of Dato’ Mahir, a visionary leader and entrepreneur par excellence in his own right. He is a strong proponent of business best commercial practices. His cardinal passion for entrepreneurship coupled with sharp business acumen makes him a respectable personality in the arena of business leadership. His clarity of thought, relentless pursuit of any commercial endeavour and ability to demonstrate by example are traits that form the backbone of his values in any venture he pursues.
Dato’ Mahir began his entrepreneurial journey as young as a 20-year old in 1978 where he published and marketed educational publications to schools under sole proprietorship before establishing Mahir Publications Sdn. Bhd. in 1986, which soon became a household name for textbooks, supplementary reading publications and novels. His zest for business success and growth soon lead him to foray into stadium management (being the first ever privatised venue in Asia), advertising and food & beverage activities, notching successes in these respective fields.
Dato’ Mahir who is known for his relentless drive to train and empower his team so that they can excel is a testimony of his realisation that only education, training and the right personal values can gain oneself a moral and financial independence with the ability to contribute effectively to the objectives of an organisation. He taught his team how to identify available opportunities in life, reinforces the level of awareness and perspectives through strategy, vision and experience without loosing sights of the finer details. He is one who invested time, energy and commitment to dive deep in order to develop his team in specialised spheres and grow their functional skills.
With his vast exposures and the combined resources of a carefully selected team of passionate personalities, the Company will be poised to evolve into a prime agent of economic growth and social change under the Bumiputera status.