Azlan Shah was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Minetech on 3 April 2020. He was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 April 2020 and subsequently re-designated as Executive Director on 12 June 2020. He is also a member of our Investment Committee and Executive Committee.
Azlan Shah obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from University of Malaya in 2006 and has over 15 years of experience in maintenance, fabrication and construction work in the oil and gas industry. In addition, Azlan Shah is also a certified Mechanical Engineer of Manufacturing and Industrial Technology, an accreditation issued by MBOT or the Malaysian Board of Technologists.
Azlan Shah began his career in 2006 with Tanjong Offshore Group, where he sharpened his skills in the oil and gas engineering sector, particularly in maintenance, repair and operations for approximately 7 years. During his tenure with Tanjong Offshore Group, he aided the company in serving several large Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 oil and gas companies such as Petronas and Shell.
In 2013, Azlan Shah decided that it was high time to embark on a new venture and established Empada Sdn Bhd (“Empada”) to provide maintenance, fabrication and construction services for the Nation’s oil and gas industry.
His decision proves fruitful and Empada has since secured more than RM200 million worth of contracts and currently employs over 100 employees. Besides being the founder of Empada, Azlan Shah is also currently the company’s shareholder to date.
In 2018, Azlan Shah abetted Highpoint Engineering Sdn Bhd to set-up the latter’s business strategies framework, as well as provided business advisory services for G Two Tech Engineering Sdn Bhd, both of which are currently involved in the maintenance, fabrication, construction, as well as electrical and instruments respectively.
A year later, Azlan Shah was invited to join ADAP Capital Sdn Bhd, an investment holding and private equity company as its Managing Director for Special Projects and Business Development where he is mainly involved in corporate development exercises.