Robin Hicks
Sep 10, 2008

Profile... The path ahead for Malaysia's turnaround king

The 39-year old CEO of Malaysia's largest media company sees growth potential at home and abroad.

The first thing you notice about Abdul Rahman Ahmad is that he is improbably young for a chief executive of an Asian company. This wouldn't be so unusual if he was CEO of a sprightly young start-up. But at a Government-owned media giant, it’s practically unheard of.

Rahman has helmed what is now called Media Prima, Malaysia's largest media company, since 2001 - when he was 31. But to meet him, it’s hard to imagine him...

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