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Get to know the leading names that drive and inspire Invictus Blue.

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza ZakariaChairman
Tan Sri Norza Zakaria is an Australian trained Chartered Accountant and is Chairman of
Invictus Blue Sdn Bhd.

Norza is also Executive Chairman and President of public-listed Citaglobal Berhad and Tiza Global Sdn Bhd. Previously, he had sat on Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd, Samalaju Industrial Port Sdn Bhd, TH Plantations Bhd and Tropicana Corporation Bhd, among others. His vast experience in the corporate world will be valuable in helping the company chart new business strategies.

Norza is also the President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) and has his pulse on the sporting environment in Malaysia. This will help leverage sports in the communications arena which is a huge global trend today.

Commenting on his appointment, Norza said he is honoured to be able to come on board a company with an impressive track record in Malaysia and has built international linkages.

Gerald Miranda
Gerald MirandaPresident
Gerald Miranda is generally regarded as the foremost media pioneer in Malaysia.

As CEO of Zenith Malaysia (now re-branded Invictus Blue), he single-mindedly nurtured the growth of the company to the forefront of Malaysian media specialization. An advertising ‘man for all seasons’, he was the brainchild for Zenith’s entry into Asia when Zenith Malaysia was established as Zenith’s first office in Asia, ahead of Hong Kong, Tokyo or Singapore.

Gerald was previously COO at Bates Malaysia. At the Advanced Management Program conducted by Bates Worldwide in France in 1992, Gerald left his mark as the top performer of the program.

Gerald has over 20 years of experience in media, across a wide range of Malaysian and international clients and was the founding member of the Media Specialists Association of Malaysia.

Gerald is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, U.K.

Derek Tan
Derek TanCEO
Derek is a pioneer of integrated marketing in APAC having originated digital and social media practices for AirAsia and multiple agencies. Having led startup practices, Derek has leadership and founder roles in two agencies acquired by GroupM and Accenture respectively.

A proven brand and marketing leader, Derek has helmed APAC leadership roles for IPG Mediabrands and worked to drive meaningful impact for brands such as Maxis, KFC, Malaysia Airlines, Telenor Group, Heineken, Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Friesland Campina, CIMB, F&N Malaysia, Nestle, Ministry of Home Affairs (Singapore), SCA Hygiene, Suntory Group, Beiersdorf, Abbott and Carlsberg.

Derek has also led the creation of technology hubs spearheading innovations in social commerce, CRM, influencer identification and activation, crisis management and digital strategic thought leadership for markets in the Nordics, South Europe and Latin America.

Firdaus Jonid
Firdaus JonidManaging Director
Firdaus has 17 combined years on both agency and client experience and previously he was leading strategic communications team at PETRONAS Lubricants International. He also spent a decade working with Sime Darby Property. Firdaus has worked on various communications projects from content creation & marketing, public & government relations, sports & sponsorship, event & activation and his favorite, sustainability communications.

When not on work mode, Firdaus can be found playing drums, which he has picked up during the lockdown.

Keith Miranda
Keith MirandaGroup Managing Director
Prior to joining Invictus Blue as Group MD, Keith was a long tenured Citigroup executive based in Sydney, Australia. His role there culminated in Head of Investments, where he oversaw the structured investments and derivative offerings to clients across Asia.
Keith was also the head of new arrival client acquisition of Westpac Banking Group in Australia where he oversaw a P&L in excess of AUD 400 million.

He is currently a Board Director and the National Treasurer of Australia’s most prominent business council namely, The Australia China Business Council.

A KPMG Australia trained Chartered Accountant, he is also a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he received the Dean’s List mention. Having grown up between France and Malaysia, Keith is fluent in both French and English.

Mohd Shahril Tan Sri Hamzah
Mohd Shahril Tan Sri HamzahCreative Strategist
Shahril graduated from the prestigious St Martin’s Central School of Art and Design in London. He then worked for the renowned art and design company Siegel and Gale before returning home.

In Malaysia, he was attached to many top agencies working on numerous brands both multinationals and Malaysian MNCs. He has been behind many successful award winning campaigns over the years.

Shahril is Creative Strategist at Invictus Blue Group.

Ng Sae Kar
Ng Sae KarHead of Operations
Before he joined the advertising and media industry, Kar rocked the stage as a performing musician. No stranger to making an impact, his unconventional start in the industry thus characterises his unorthodox approach to growing businesses. With an insatiable curiosity for the science of communication and an indomitable spirit, he ventured into advertising as a creative executive at Leo Burnett before expanding his horizons into the media industry.

In the past decade, he has honed his craft at top global agencies such as IPG Mediabrands and Group M, building a strong portfolio that encompasses such brands as McDonald’s, Proton, Maxis, Diageo, Malaysia Airlines, AIA, & PETRONAS Group.

As Head of Operations, Kar is involved across our various business units and is a key member of the senior management team.

Sharmini Nagulan
Sharmini NagulanHead of Sustainability
Before joining the media business, Sharmini lectured in Systems Analysis & Statistics for 2 years at Stamford College KL. Sharmini then joined Bates Advertising Malaysia in 1991 where she went on to hold the position of Chief Operating Officer for their media arm Zenith Media Malaysia (now rebranded Invictus Blue).

Sharmini left the advertising industry in 2005 to take on the position of Managing Director, Oxford University Press (University of Oxford UK) for Malaysia and Singapore. In 2019, Sharmini took on regional responsibility at OUP Asia Education – as Director Asia Market Services and later that year joined the OUP Education Division’s Business Transformation team.

After 15 years with OUP, Sharmini retired from publishing and re-joined Invictus Blue to head up our Sustainability operations through our specialist sustainability company Acacia Blue Sdn Bhd www.acaciablue.com

Muhaimi Mustapha
Muhaimi MustaphaPublic Relations
Muhaimi completed his secondary education in The Hague where his father was the Press Attaché of the Malaysian embassy in Holland. Whilst in Holland, he completed a diploma in Public Relations.

Upon his return to Malaysia, he started a boutique PR company called MCC Sdn Bhd servicing such clients as Port Klang Authority, Maybank, Unilever, Totalisator Board, Titan Industries etc.

Muhaimi was also on the Board of DataCo, the first company in Malaysia to disseminate specialist information on the telco platform. The information covered such areas as weather forecasts, breaking news, soccer and lottery results.

Muhaimi is involved with strategic brand development for our clients given his intrinsic understanding of the Malaysian landscape and psychographics.