Ahmad Mohamed Magad
Dr Ahmad Magad is Group Managing Director of II-VI Asia Manufacturing Operations. The company is specialised in the manufacture of infrared materials, optical components and systems and thermo-electric modules for applications in the industrial, military and medical fields.
He was an elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and served for 15 years from January 1997 to May 2011.
He is currently a council member of the National Productivity and Continuing Education Council and also serves as Board Member of the Workforce Development Agency (WDA).
Dr Ahmad Magad is also President of the Singapore Productivity Association since 1999. He also sits in the Councils of the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Manufacturing Federation as its Vice-President. Additionally, he is also Chairman of the Senate and the Academic Advisory Committee of the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS).
As an alumni member of the Asian Institute of Management, he was awarded the prestigious Alumni Achievement Award (Triple 'A' Award) in 2002 for distinguished achievement in management education and recognition of his contribution to society. He was also accorded the Achiever of the Year award by the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2004.
He is also a Fellow Member of CPA (Australia) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK).