Dato' Syed Mohamad Bin Syed Murtaza has over 40 years' experience in the business, corporate and entrepreneurial sectors. After completing his education at the Penang Free School, he joined Kah Motors and has served multinational companies such as Shell Malaysia and was Chairman of the Penang Port Commission.
He is the Director of Armstrong Auto Parts Sdn. Bhd. He also heads Penang Tourist Centre Berhad, MITTAS Berhad, Advisor at Motorcycle, Scooter Assembly & Distributor Association f Malaysia and the Managing Director at Usains Group of companies. He was the President of the Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries and the International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association.
His current directorships are in PROTON Holdings Berhad and several private limited companies. He is also the Executive Chairman of Master-Pack Group Berhad and sits on the Boards of Yayasan Bumiputra Pulau Pinang Berhad, Boon Siew Credit Berhad, Tourism Enterpreneur Centre Berhad, PBA Holdings Berhad, Globetronics Technology Berhad as well as several private limited companies.