CEO of TalentCorp
Johan Mahmood Merican was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) on 1 January 2011. He has 17 years’ working experience in the government and private sectors.
Johan most recently served as Principal Private Secretary to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department. His roles in the government involved policy work at the Economic Planning Unit and Ministry of Finance. He was instrumental in the development of human capital-related initiatives such as the GLC Blue Book on Performance-linked Compensation policy, PINTAR (GLC school adoption programme) and Trust Schools (public private partnership model for schools).
Prior to serving the Government, Johan worked in corporate finance and accounting roles at various companies such as MRCB, UDA Holdings Berhad, Sime Darby and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Johan holds a first class honours degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Accountant (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).