Shafie Shamsuddin, 49 years old, Singaporean, is the Chief
Executive Officer, Managing Director, Digital Transformation Officer of Aeon
Retail (Malaysia). AEON Co. Ltd is the biggest retailer in Japan with a revenue
of about $US 80b. It has more than 550,000 employees worldwide and is currently
present in 14 countries.
Shafie is also the independent non-executive director of
Petronas Dagangan Berhad (PDB), the principal marketing arm of PETRONAS listed
on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia. Shafie is a board member of JTC
Corporation, a Singapore state owned real estate company and statutory board
under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Shafie is in the Board of Adviser for
the Alumni Nanyang Business School in Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
Singapore since 2014 till today.
After graduating from NTU in Singapore, Shafie joined
Carrefour Singapore as a management trainee. He became the first Asian CEO of
Carrefour in the company history at the age of 35 yrs old. He has led Carrefour
in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Shafie was also based in Paris as the
Executive Director of Global Talent Management and Organizational Development
in Carrefour Group. Shafie has extensive experience in human capital
development, the consumer goods industry and over 20 yrs. of immersion in the
Shafie has lead as the CEO of Trans Retail for more than
6 years in the first phase of transformation from Carrefour Indonesia to
Transmart. Transformation was done from a hypermarket business model into an
evolving lifestyle taste of the middle income population.
As at the end of June 2019, Transmart has grown the
number of stores from 83 (400,000 sqm) to 130 (750,000 sqm). By end of 2018,
revenue has grown and EBITDA is at a double digit %. Throughout the past 6
years, Shafie has made significant progress in the leadership development
towards the readiness of human capital beyond digital.