The Board of Director
Datin Rahmah Binti Mahmood
Independent Non-Executive Director
Yg Bhg Datin Rahmah Binti Mahmood graduated with a double Bachelor of Science degree in both Marketing and Mass Communications from Syracuse University, New York. She also obtained a Master in Journalism (PR) from the University of Southern California (USC).
She started her own automotive spares manufacturing company, Malaysian Automotive Lighting Sdn Bhd (“Malaysian Automotive”) about 20 years ago in Penang with Robert Bosch Gmbh as the initial partners and later with Magnetti Mirelli of Italy. Malaysian Automotive is now a global manufacturing partnership with Automotive Lighting Reutlingen Gmbh, Germany, manufacturing automotive head lamps and rear lamps for companies such as Proton, Perodua, Suzuki, Mazda and other international car manufacturers and currently she is the Director and shareholder of Malaysian Automotive.
She is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Syarikat Mahmood Ambak & Sons Sdn Bhd since 1988, a trading company supplying automotive spares to the Ministry of Defence of Malaysia and the Royal Malaysia Police for the last 20 years.
She was then appointed to the Board of TA Enterprise Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 16 August 2007, a position she holds to-date. She has also diversified her business dealings into Independent Environmental Monitoring and sits on the Boards of Spanfield Sdn Bhd and Clearwater Towers Sdn Bhd, an environmental company. Currently, she is looking into being involved in renewable energy such as solar energy and other manufacturing concerns in Malaysia through a company Solarah Sdn Bhd. She is also a director of Intelligent Power Systems Technology Sdn Bhd, a company involve in solar panel installations and advice.
She has over 25 years of experience in business management, contract negotiations and manufacturing practices. She also has assisted the Malaysian government in bringing in foreign investment into the country especially in the field of manufacturing.