Zahira Sughra: COO/Managing Director - Malaysia

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Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: Malaysia
Home Country: Malaysia


An accomplished professional with experience in enterprise level strategy shaping, multi-billion dollar negotiations, new market entry, mega-project delivery, global marketing and transformation programs.

Major Achievements

Managed a team of about 150 people on transformation delivery for 50,000 employees; negotiated contracts worth USD9Billion; obtained Board approval for a USD27Billion project; govt. & regulatory dealings

Industry Sector Competencies

• Energy-Oil-Gas
• Education Foundation

Professional Objectives

• Function: Board of Director, C-suite
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time, Coaching on demand
• Prefered Locations: India, UK

Additional Professional Interests

• Operational Coaching on demand
• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Malaysia
• Singapore

Operational Competencies

• Business development (Professional)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Professional)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
Coaching on demand
Master in Engineering (Hons ACGI), Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
Bahasa Melayu , English, Gujarati, Hindi
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size: