Ahmad Tarmizee Bin Ab. Hamid
Group Managing Director and Founder
Ahmad Tarmizee Bin Ab. Hamid, Group Managing Director and Founder of M24 Berhad, is an engineer by training but ventured into the financial industry in 2003 and subsequently into financial entrepreneurship via Financial Technology.
Ahmad Tarmizee earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University in Wisconsin, United States of America, in 1999. He began his career at Texas Instruments Malaysia as a Technical Product Testing Engineer. He was promoted to Testing Engineer, where he was in charge of performance, regressions, and associated services in order to ensure that productions ran well.
He joined Pernec Multimedia R&D Sdn Bhd in 2001 as a Research and Development Engineer for System Design and Development, where he worked to expand the company's product line and investigate new technologies. He spent a fantastic time at Proton Berhad as an Electrical R&D engineer before deciding to pursue a career in finance.
He expanded his skills in the financial industry by taking a full-time position in Islamic Investment Consultancy with Southern Bank Berhad, where he received internal training and quickly rose to prominence as a leader and sales producer. He subsequently established his own marketing agency, employing over 100 consultants. His solid nine years of agency management experience offered him an edge in leadership, interpersonal skills, and sales and marketing.
His enthusiasm for finance blossomed into an interest in technology and information technology, prompting him to start MFM Synergy Sdn Bhd in 2011, a local Fintech firm and technology supplier for the worldwide market, facilitating online buy and sell transactions of numerous asset classes. This is where he brought together his engineering expertise, financial acumen, and marketing skills to kick-start the Fintech firm. At the zenith of MFM Synergy, he had amassed a sizable client base throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and New Zealand.
In 2020, Ahmad Tarmizee and his founding shareholder established M24 Berhad, with the objective of becoming into a significant regulated and licenced player in end-to-end Digital Platforms. The acquisition of M24 Tawreeq Sdn Bhd was the first step (formerly known as AJWA Capital Sdn Bhd). This strategic purchase provided the Group Managing Director with significant milestones for navigating the startup's entry into the digital world. By adopting cutting-edge digital technology and investing in expertise and talents, Ahmad Tarmizee has paved the way for M24 to focus on sustaining the Digital Islamic Financial experience for SMEs and retailers.