Group General Manager
Australia Resources Sdn Bhd
Multinational Joint Venture Company with operations in mining, logistics and manufacturing operation that controls and develop commercial mining, quarries and agricultural property in various states in Malaysia and with explorations in Indonesia. Served on the board of directors and acted as the shareholders surrogate at various functions. Accountable for staff of the operations managed through direct reports. Provided fiscal, strategic and operational leadership to reduce indebtedness and improve operating results. Follow up business opportunities, revamped internal procedures and controls, reorganized/ reallocated staff and implemented best practices and performance monitoring systems in support of continuous improvement and cost control.
Turned results from RM 1.2 million loss to RM 150K gains in first year.
Performed complete audit of internal processes diagramming all business workflows. Eliminated redundant positions and outsourced specialty functions.
Conceptualized and implemented creative and compelling marketing program that increased revenues by 8%.
Withdrew and sell of under-performing businesses from operations, invest in high potential and financially constrained operations during the economic downturn.
Negotiated and secured a lease extension with the Lands Department for more than 600 hectare ex tin mining land for mineral extraction and agricultural uses
Reduced corporate indebtedness by 10% with new joint venture tenures.
Introduce new silica sand business increased gross revenues by RM 5 Million per annum
Negotiate reduced shipping rates contribute to $550 k saving per shipment, by guaranteeing 2 shipments per month of mixed cargo
Reduce factory operating cost by 12% with restructuring