Husain Dawoed – Vistage Chair Profile

husain dawoedHusain Dawoed is currently the COO for the Centre of Entrepreneur Development and Research (CEDAR), a wholly- owned subsidiary of SME Bank. His current responsibility is in assisting SMEs to achieve greater growth and continuous sustainability through appropriate developmental programs, business coaching, consulting and training services.

Husain Dawoed is a well-rounded and an experienced professional with a distinct background in business, entrepreneur development and business coaching. He is a Certified Master Coach from Behavioural Coaching Institute -USA and a member of the International Coaching Council (ICC-USA). Husain brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the areas of business, sales, marketing, business management, talent development, coaching and IT. With an MBA specialising in Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Management, Husain Dawoed had served in many multinational organisations throughout his career.

Companies that he had worked with comes from various private sectors such as wholesale and retail, manufacturing, education, healthcare and services as well as government agencies such as MITI, MATRADE, MDeC, SMECorp, Kumpulan Perubatan Johor, State Economic Development Boards, and many more.

His forte would be in strategic planning, business management, business development, process and operations as well as talent development.

Husain embraces the belief that in these dynamic and competitive economies, there are plenty of opportunities if one believes in abundance, always a step ahead of the others, and is willing to sacrifice to succeed. He also believes that knowledge and experience will only grow if it is shared with others.