KUALA LUMPUR, 24 February 2021: The PETRA Group announced the appointment of General (R) Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor as Chairman of PETRA Diversified Systems and Technologies effective immediately.
“We welcome General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi and the wealth of experience he brings with him to the PETRA Group. We look forward to his insights and perspectives, which would greatly support our vision to become the global beacon for social capitalism, where enterprise takes the responsibility to provide real and sustainable solutions for humanity,” said PETRA Group Chairman and CEO Datuk Dr Vinod Sekhar.
PDST is a company that specializes in developing innovative technologies and improving existing public-centric systems, including the mobilisation of medical and security services.
General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi, who hails from Terengganu and served in Malaysia’s Defence Forces for 43 years, is the former Armed Forces chief.
With his vast experience in the military and administration, he was then promoted to the 19th Chief of Defence Forces on 16 December 2016. General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi retired from the Defence Forces in 2018.
He has a Master’s in Defence Studies from the University of New South Wales and Master’s of Science in Defence and Strategic Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan.
PETRA Group is a diverse conglomerate involved in industries that include green sustainable technologies, infrastructure and development, media and entertainment, lifestyle marketing, consulting services and research.