Damansara Realty Berhad (“DBhd” or the “Group”) today announced the appointment of Ir. Yahaya Hassan as its Group Chief Operating Officer effective 1 December 2017.
A civil engineer with more than 30 years of broad industry experience and knowledge, Ir. Yahaya will be working closely with Group Chief Executive Officer, Brian Iskandar Zulkarim, to drive seamless execution of key strategic priorities for the Group.
“Since we implemented our strategic transformation plan last year, the Group has been profitable for two straight quarters already, and is on track for full-year profitability,” said Brian Iskandar.
“We are now focusing our efforts to strengthen our offerings to our clients through harnessing the synergies across our subsidiaries in the property development, project management consultancy and integrated facilities management (IFM) segments,” he said.
“I am confident that Ir. Yahaya will help drive this transformation strategy forward with a clear focus on performance, for DBhd to build a track record of sustainable profit and improve shareholder value,” Brian Iskandar added.
Since 2003, Ir. Yahaya has managed multi-million ringgit projects in the healthcare and property sector regionally as managing director of HTS, DBhd’s niche healthcare consultancy. HTS’ services include hospital planning and design, technical advisory for mechanical and electrical services, hospital equipment and logistics.
Ir. Yahaya holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and a Master of Science in Engineering for Business Management from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.