KUALA LUMPUR: G3 Global Bhd has appointed civil service veteran Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad as independent non-executive director and chairman with effect from Jan 4, 2022.
Alias, who served as the secretary-general of the Ministry of Education (MOE) before retiring on May 22, 2018, succeeds Datuk Wan Khalik Wan Muhammad as director of the company and executive chairman of the board.
Alias,63, looks forward to working closely with fellow board members and the management of G3 Global.
He seeks to provide the experience and insights that he has gathered after serving the Malaysian government in various capacities and departments.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in the study of Arts and Social Sciences and a master’s in Strategic and Defence Studies from University Malaya. Besides that, he holds various diplomas and certificates from other institutions including the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
G3 Global managing director Dirk Quinten said: “With the extensive experience and credibility possessed by Alias, I am confident that G3 Global will continue to flourish as a dynamic and competitive player in the industries it is involved in, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare.”