Iconic fashion designer Dato’ Rizalman Ibrahim has officially been appointed as University Technology MARA’s (UiTM) newest Board of Directors member.
The news of his appointment was shared by the famed designer himself via his Instagram account on Friday (16 October).
According to a statement from his company, Rizalman was appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education and has signed the letter of appointment at the ministry’s office in Putrajaya today.
Rizalman is an alumnus of UiTM and graduated with a Diploma in Arts & Design (Fashion Design) in 1993 with two honors – Best Student for his programme and in research.
His appointment was well received by Malaysians especially former UiTM students.
Rizalman replaces Datin Vivy Yusof who previously left the post after her contract expired.
Vivy was appointed as a member of the UiTM BoD in May 2019, which attracted mixed reactions from Malaysians.
Congratulations, Rizalman and we wish you all the best in your future endeavours in your new role.