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Nik Azril Nik Hassan Shuhaimi

Head, Digital Department

Nik Azril Nik Hassan Shuhaimi

Nik Azril bin Nik Hassan Shuhaimi, aged 47, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor of Science, Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, United States of America.


He joined as the Head of Digital of the Company on 2 August 2021.


He started his career with PETRONAS in 1997 as a Junior Executive, Information Technology ("IT") and was the webmaster for PETRONAS intranet prior to joining PriceWaterhouseCoopers eTax company, developing their online tax solutions for personal and corporate tax. He then joined British American Tobacco ("BAT") in 2001 and served multiple roles before being promoted to be the Head of Global Marketing IT Solutions, Emerging Technology. He took his final role with BAT as their Global IT Asset Manager.


He joined Prince Court Medical Centre as an IT consultant responsible for the hospital’s IT transformation, focusing on the roll out of key healthcare and core hospital administration systems in 2008. In 2010, he continued his stint in IT transformation programmes for the Financial Services industry as a Programme Director and Regional Programme Manager at Maybank and AIG, respectively. Next, he re-joined PETRONAS as the Head of IT Strategy, Architecture & Planning and continued for seven years to serve the company on various key digital programmes. This involved establishing digital blueprints for PETRONAS’ learning units (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Institut Teknologi Petroleum, Petronas ("INSTEP"), PETRONAS Leadership Center, corporate functions (Human Resource, Health Safety Security Environmental) and affiliated companies (KLCC Group, Putrajaya Holding)). He served as the Head of Digital for KLCC Group prior to joining Malakoff Corporation Berhad.


Qualified as an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in operations, project management, solution architecture and digital blueprint, he has accomplished successful end-to-end implementation of three major IT Transformation programmes and at least 20 projects when he was with BAT, Maybank, AIG Shared Services and Petronas Digital Sdn. Bhd.. He was also the lead in the technology selection for PETRONAS’ Enterprise HR System, Maybank’s System Integrator and global technology contracts during his time at BAT.


His role in Malakoff is to design and execute Malakoff digital transformation and roadmap cultivating the right digital culture together with the right key technology which will differentiate Malakoff in the market.