KUALA LUMPUR, 1 December: KPJ Healthcare Berhad (“KPJ Healthcare” or the
“Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Suriaghandi Suppiah as the
new Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of KPJ Healthcare, effective today. Suriaghandi
takes over from Nik Zainon Yussoff, who is leaving to pursue other interests.
pleased to announce Suriaghandi as our new COO. He is a proven leader with over
24 years’ experience in various aspects of business operations and proven
expertise in investments, energy, healthcare, asset management and property
with an emphasis on strategy, business turnaround and expansion which will
benefit the Company in our next phase of product and expansion, innovation and
growth,” said Ahmad Shahizam Mohd Shariff, President & Managing Director of
was formerly the Company’s Chief Transformation Officer wholed the ongoing transformation of the company including
its digitalisation roadmap. He has held numerous leadership roles prior to his time with KPJ
Healthcare, including as the COO of
Parkway Laboratory Services under the Parkway Group Healthcare and Deputy General
Manager of Hospital Operations in Pantai Holdings Berhad. His experience in
Malaysia, the Asia Pacific and Europe have seen Suriaghandi working with
entities such as Khazanah National, Pantai Holdings Berhad, Parkway Group
Healthcare Pte Ltd, Savills and Salcon Green Energy (UK), KPMG and Pulau Indah
Ventures, among many others.
holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia and
a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School
of Business, Chicago, United States of America. He is also an alumnus of the
ASEAN Senior Management Development Programme from Harvard Business School as
well as the Genovasi organised Design Thinking School by Stanford School.