Mohammad Fadzlan bin Dato’ Abdul Samad was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank on 29 April 2015.
He is the Managing Director of Coffee Planet Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a company he founded in 2010 and is the master franchisee for the Coffee Planet brand in Malaysia. He is also the Chairman of Rekrea Corp Sdn. Bhd. as well as Director of Citra Zaman Café Sdn. Bhd. and Coffee Planet (KLCC) Sdn. Bhd. .
Prior to being an entrepreneur, Mohammad Fadzlan devoted almost 30 years of his life in Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) holding various senior management positions in international marketing, trading, corporate planning, refining, petrochemical manufacturing and retail business.
In the course of his career, he served as a Board member of various PETRONAS subsidiaries namely PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) Sdn. Bhd., PETRONAS Trading Corp Sdn. Bhd. (PETCO) and Thang Long LPG Co. Ltd., a joint venture between PETRONAS and Petro Vietnam. He retired from his post as Senior General Manager of Retail Business Division, PETRONAS Dagangan Bhd. and Managing Director/CEO of PETRONAS NGV Sdn. Bhd. in 2009. Mohammad Fadzlan holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry & Biology from Universiti Malaya. He also has a Certificate in International Management from INSEAD.