Management

Azhar Othman

CEO Zaffra Innovators and Leaders Pte Ltd

Azhar Othman is the founder and CEO of Zaffra Innovators and Leaders Pte Ltd which created the multi-tiering platform for CEOs, Professionals and Graduates to be part of an eco-system of superior network.

His management style and strong business acumen has made the companies under him grew globally and leaders in their field.

He has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore and a degree with honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Salford in Manchester, UK in 1999.

Azhar was trained in Nagasaki, Japan for 1 year in the field of control systems for power plant where he had successfully commissioned 6 x 100MW Gas Turbine Generator in Ghom and Kazerun, Iran where he stayed for 2 years.

His in depth knowledge in the field of electrical engineering primarily in the energy sector made him well versed and very knowledgeable in such field having been involved more than 25 years and travelled to more than 20 countries tendering, training and executing projects.

He is currently the ambassador for SP Jain School of Global Management, top 5 business school in Asia as ranked by Forbes, where he graduated with Master of Business Administration (Executive) in 2014 and was awarded the recognition of being an exemplary ambassador in 2015 and 2016 having promoted and supported his alma mater with sincerity and dignity.

He is also the Regional Managing Director of Enercon Asia where he has been leading and managing since 2002.

At the age of 35, he led and managed Enercon Asia, grown the business from a single office operation to having branch offices in Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Philippines and appointed dealers and attained Principals in United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Italy and Denmark plus wining award such as Middle East Supplier of The Year in 2015. In addition, ee holds several other key management positions such as CEO of Enercon Pakistan and Chairmanship/Directorship of 8 other companies all over Asia.

He is a certified Business Professional having completed a 2 years course in 2015 conducted by The Aji Network in San Jose, California where top business professionals in USA were trained.

His management style and strong business acumen has made the companies under him grew globally and leaders in their field.

He is an advocator of lifelong learning and attaining uncommon knowledge and would like to see new leaders being groomed to take on key roles. In the world of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity), Azhar strongly believes adopting and adapting is key and having the right mentors and superior network will ensure graduates and professionals be guided properly at the same time holding high ethics and integrity in performing their professional duties.

Azhar is married to Sitihumaira Mohamed Rashid and have 5 lovely children.

Fahmi Rais

Executive Director, Zaffra Innovators and Leaders Pte Ltd

Fahmi Rais now heads the Secretariat for Zaffra’s three exclusive high value networks - CEO Superior Network International, Professionals Global Fellowship and Graduates Guild as its Executive Director.

Fahmi has served in key leadership positions in over a dozen local and regional NGOs for the last 25 years

Widely referred to as the BrandDoctor and is regarded as a man of many talents, Fahmi is a branding and public relations practice leader, performance coach, motivational speaker, author, publisher, broadcast veteran and community activist. Best known as Singapore Malay TV strongman, Fahmi spearheaded the launch and operatons of both free-to-air and cable stations as Vice-President for MediaCorp and tChannel Consultant for StarHub.

In the communication field, Fahmi gained his experience from his time with global industry leaders such as Burson-Marsteller and Ogilvy & Mather. He was also formerly the Director for Strategy and Client Services in Dentsu Singapore, part of the world’s largest advertising agency. He has led accounts for over 50 international brands and founded his own agency TAG which was ranked as top 10 local PR firm in 2003-2004. He has chaired regional professional conferences and lectured on special interest subjects for foreign universities and professional institutes. He now spends susbtantial amount of his time as a speaker and trainer on Personal & Business Branding, Body Language, Networking and Team Building.

On giving back to the society, Fahmi has served in key leadership positions in over a dozen local and regional NGOs for the last 25 years notably as Vice-President of Johor-Singapore Community Care Association (JSCA) and the Central Council of Malay Cultural Organisations Singapore (Majlis Pusat) as well as Secretary-General of Southeast Asia Muslim Youth Organisation (SAMYO). Previously an elected Board Member of National Youth Council and Yayasan Mendaki, Fahmi also founded the Singapore Malay Artistes Association and Supernatural Investigation and Research Society. He served on several MDA committees and was a member of the Business Times CEO Club.

He has a Master's degree in Mass Communication where he came top of his cohort and a Bachelor's  degree in Law with Honours.  In 2014, he released his own motivational book titled ‘A THOUSAND PEARLS’ and presented a paper at the invitaton of the Malaysian Foreign Ministry on the Business Community Respttonse to the ASEAN Economic Community.

Contact

Our network is supported by a Secretariat headed by Mr Fahmi Rais.
He can be reached via mobile 88287826 or email fahmi@zaffragroup.com.
 

We are currently based at Guthrie Building, 150 Changi Road #04-07 Singapore 419973.
 

Note: CEO Superior Networks International, Professional Global Fellowships and Graduates Guild are initiatives of Zaffra Innovators & Leaders Pte Ltd.