APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, TECHNOLOGY DEPOSITORY AGENCY (TDA)

Technology Depository Agency (TDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of YBrs. Dr. Sharoul bin Jambari as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 April 2021.

Dr. Sharoul, 46 years old from Johor Darul Takzim is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) holder in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He joined TDA in 2015 and has over 20 years of working experience in various government and private sectors in the area of system development, industry development and capacity building, project management specializing in technology valuation for industry applications such as in automotive and aerospace.

Dr. Sharoul represented Malaysia as a speaker on various international platforms including the Global Industrial Cooperation Conference in 2019 and 2020. He is also responsible for organizing the Intergovernmental Knowledge Sharing Session (KSS) for Government Representatives practicing Industrial Cooperation or Offset policy hosted during Global Industrial Cooperation Association (GICA)* conferences.

TDA would like to thank Encik Azrizal bin Marzaki for his services covering the position of Chief Executive Officer since 1 April 2020. The new CEO will continue TDA’s record of excellence and will fully support the aspirations of the Government of Malaysia especially the Ministry of Finance to drive the growth of the local economy, technology, and industry development through Industrial Collaboration Programme (ICP).

TECHNOLOGY DEPOSITORY AGENCY (TDA) 31 MARCH 2021

*Previously known as Global Offset and Countertrade Association (GOCA).