The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has appointed Shanti Ramu as the new Director of MDEC’s Legal Department, in its continuing efforts to augment the agency’s ‘Reinvent’ agenda.
Shanti will manage and oversee the agency’s legal affairs and drive organisational compliance by providing legal guidance, in-depth analysis and recommending solutions.
Additionally, she will develop, lead, and implement best-in-class practices for the legal department while providing strategic and commercial advice in all areas.
Chairman of MDEC, Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff expressed that the new hire is the latest step forward for the agency towards becoming a high performing and high-impact organisation.
“I am happy we have yet another vital cog in our relentless drive towards Malaysia 5.0, realising a society deeply integrated with technology, governed by inclusive and equitable ‘eco-vironmental’ principles and practices,” he said.
“In a world of legalese complexities, her deep experience and extensive knowledge in legal affairs as well as, track record in both the private and public sector will enable us to possess holistic legal capabilities covering all areas within MDEC,” Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MDEC, Surina Shukri added.
Shanti said that she is proud to serve the country with MDEC and will be confident that her extensive experience will complement the experienced legal department in MDEC.
“I look forward to contribute in MDEC’s ‘Reinvent’ mission and closely support the management’s efforts on best-in-class compliance and corporate governance,” Shanti added.