Director – Marketing
Esther leads the Marketing Department for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS).
She is in charge of leading the marketing efforts and responsible for guiding the marketing department by evaluating and developing marketing strategies, planning and coordinating marketing efforts for EMGS.
She obtains her Google Analytic Certification in the year of 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing from the University of Otago and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
Esther brings over 13 years of experience as a true-blue marketing professional with a deep passion for digital. In her role, she shaped the marketing team to think and breathe with Analytics, Search and Social Media.
Prior to joining EMGS, Esther has led the marketing efforts by serving Senior managerial roles at LexisNexis, British Council, Beiersdorf and Fraser & Neave Holdings Sdn Bhd. During her tenure in LexisNexis, she had led with the global digital team and regional team to successfully relaunch a new eCommerce platform for the Malaysia and Singapore eStore in Jul 2016 which has led to revenue growth in the 1st year.
Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.
Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.
Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).
Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.
He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.
Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.