General & Misc

Dr Rozhan appointed New Chairman of MyIPO

Date: 02 January 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2 (Bernama) - The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) today announced the appointment of Dr Rozhan Othman as its new chairman effective Dec 12, 2018.

Rozhan, who has a PhD from the University College of Dublin and Masters of Business Management and Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Ohio, succeeded the late Datuk Seri Abdul Manan Ismail.

MyIPO said in a statement that Rozhan had more than 30 years’ experience in management studies, consultancy and training and professorship in management in several local and foreign universities.

Rozhan, who is a Non-Executive Strategic Advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, had produced several books and published articles in international journals regarding various management issues.

In the same statement, it was also announced that Datuk Mohd Roslan Mahayudin had been appointed as the new MyIPO Director-General effective today.

Mohd Roslan had served in the government for more than 31 years with the last post as Director of Enforcement, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumerism (KPDNHEP).

MyIPO also announced the appointment of KPDNHEP Deputy Secretary-General (Consumerism and Management) Datuk Muez Abd Aziz and the main consultant for the drafting of national guidelines for intellect property and competition, Prof Dr Ida Madieha Abdul Ghani Azmi, effective from Oct 24 and Dec 12 2018 respectively as new members of their corporation.

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