Dato’ Wan Abdullah Wan Ibrahim joined UEM Land Holdings on 1 January 2006 as the Company’s Managing Director / Chief Executive Office. Prior to joining UEM Land Holdings, he was the Group Chief Executive Officer of a public-listed property development company, United Malayan Land Berhad.
From 1996 to 2004, he worked with then Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad, where he last held the position of Director of Property Division. In that capacity, he was tasked to lead the property development activities of the group, as well as for subsidiaries, Highlands & Lowlands Berhad and Guthrie Ropel Berhad. He was one of the key members responsible for the conceptualisation and submission of plans for the Guthrie Corridor Planned Communities which covered an area of 11,650 acres linked and accessed by the Guthrie Corridor Expressway. Prior to this, Dato’ Wan Abdullah spent 10 years with the EMKAY Group of Companies, where he held several positions including Group Executive Director.
Dato’ Wan Abdullah was appointed to UEM Land Holdings Board on 15 September 2008 and was part of the team who saw the successful listing of the Company on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 18 November 2008. He holds a General Degree in Business Administration (Majoring in Accounting) from Bolton University, United Kingdom.
Dato' Wan Abdullah was named the Property CEO at the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia Property Award 2011.