Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced that current CEO, Surina Shukri, will be stepping down.
She will officially resign on the same date as Malaysia's Independence Day, 31st August 2021.
"It has been an absolute privilege to lead MDEC and the nation's digital economy agenda forward through the unexpected changes and significant challenges over the past two years and seven months.
- Surina Shukri is resigning from her position as CEO of MDEC after holding the position for 2 years and 7 months.
- Until a successor is found, MDEC's management operating council (MOC) will continue to operate in the interim to ensure a seamless transition.
- Surina was also named one of the World's 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Governance in the Agile 50 list compiled by Apolitical and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Agile Governance in 2020.
- In a statement to the media, Surina expressed confidence that MDEC will continue to build on their previous successes and to deliver on its mandate to the people and nation fully.