Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
Datuk Seri Fateh Iskandar bin Tan Sri Dato’ Mohamed Mansor was appointed to the Board on 5 February 1997. Datuk Seri FD Iskandar was the Group Executive Director from 1997 up to October 2004 when he assumed the position of Group Managing Director of Glomac Berhad. Subsequently, on 24 March 2009, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Glomac Berhad.
Datuk Seri FD Iskandar attended the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) and later obtained his law degree from the University of Queensland, Australia and subsequently went on to obtain his Masters in Business Administration. He practiced law in Australia before coming back to Malaysia joining Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad (KPS) as its Corporate Manager. He left KPS to join Glomac in 1992 as General Manager for Business Development and climbed the way up the corporate ladder.
Apart from sitting on several private limited companies, Datuk Seri FD Iskandar is also the Chairman of Media Prima Berhad, the largest incorporated media company in South East Asia with all 4 private TV stations in Malaysia, radio stations, print media, news media, outdoor advertising agency and many more. He is a Director of New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad as well, the publisher of 3 main newspapers with a string of magazines. The New Straits Times newspaper is one of the most established in Asia and have been around for more than 160 years. Datuk Seri FD Iskandar sits as a Board Member of Axis-Reits Managers Berhad, the first REITs company to be listed on Bursa Malaysia and a Director of Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia’s broadband champion and leading integrated information and communications Group. In October 2014, he was appointed as a Director for VADS Berhad, an IT company servicing the IT and Telecommunications Industry. He is also a Member of the City Advisory Board Member for DBKL effective November 2014 by His Majesty the King.
Datuk Seri FD Iskandar is the President of the Real Estate & Housing Developer’s Association (REHDA) Malaysia and Immediate Past Chairman of REHDA Selangor Branch. He was the former Deputy Chairman of the Malaysian Australian Business Council (MABC), Chairman of Gagasan Badan Ekonomi Melayu, Selangor Branch (GABEM) a body that promotes entrepreneurial ship amongst Malays in the country. He is the Co-Chair of the Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business Group (PEMUDAH) on Legal & Services and was also a Member of PEMUDAH Selangor Group. He was one of the founding Director of Malaysia Property Incorporated (MPI), a partnership between Government and the private sector that was established to promote property investments and ownership to foreigners all around the world.
With more than 25 years of experience and involvement in the property development industry, his vast experiences and expertise has made him a very well-known and respected figure among his peers locally as well as on the international arena. He is frequently invited as a guest speaker in forums, seminars and conventions to offer his insights and views and to share his wealth of experiences, and has given talks both locally and internationally on the property market in Malaysia over the years.
Datuk Seri Fateh Iskandar was awarded the 2012 Malaysian Business Award in Property by the Malay Chamber of Commerce, and the Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award at the 2013 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards. He was also awarded the MBA Industry Excellence Award Properties Sector by Malaysia Business Awards in 2013. In 2014, he was awarded the Brand Laureate Corporate Leader Brand Icon Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation.
In April 2014, he was presented the Global Leadership Award for Commercial Property Development by The Leaders International. In 2015 he was also presented the Global leadership Award for Commercial Property Development. In 2016 he was awarded World Leader Business Person and World Business Leader by The Bizz 2016.