Board of Directors


Dato’ Syed Mohamad bin Syed Murtaza  

Dato’ Syed Mohamad bin Syed Murtaza was appointed as the Chairman and Director of Penang Port Sdn Bhd on 1 March 2016.

Dato’ Syed Mohamad has more than 40 years' experience in the business, corporate and entrepreneurial sectors. After completing his education at the Penang Free School, he joined Kah Motors and was subsequently appointed to various key positions in the business and non-business organisations, both locally and internationally. He had also served multinational companies such as Shell Malaysia and was the Chairman of the PPC. He is highly experienced in a diverse range of businesses, from automotive and manufacturing to exports, trading, property as well as oil and gas.

Dato’ Syed Mohamad currently sits on the Boards of Penang Tourist Centre Berhad, Mittas Berhad, Master-Pack Group Berhad, Yayasan Bumiputra Pulau Pinang Berhad, Boon Siew Credit Berhad, Tourism Entrepreneur Centre Berhad, Globetronics Technology Berhad and several private limited companies.