Azlan comes from a creative design and marketing background. Over the years, he has developed a keen business interest in which he has at present successfully established his own Media Agency – MIXMEDIAGROUP (MMG), which consists of a mix of media divisions ranging from creative design consulting services, print publication, social media management and digital network nationwide to name a few.
Creative Designer by profession, Azlan has more than 25 years of experience in Creative Design, Media Management, Printing, Commercial Publications as well as Marketing Strategy and has built a strong profile in the creative industry locally.
Formally Head of Commercial Publication division with Brunei Press Sdn Bhd for over 8 years, he has had 2 solid years in ISO 9001 design environment. Azlan was formerly the creative in-charge at the world-renowned The Empire Hotel & Country Club. Azlan also helped to consult Brunei’s most reputable establishments such as Brunei Economic Development Board, Brunei Shell Marketing, Asia Inc Forum and International School Brunei in corporate identity management in the early stages of their establishments, escalating their corporate image, brand value and overall prominence for the nation.
Azlan was presented with the prestigious “Asia’s Most Promising SME Award” by ACES™ in Singapore last October for his founded agency MMW – one of the preferred creative agencies in the Sultanate. This award recognizes aspiring SMEs in Asia that possess clear business direction with strong initiatives for the enterprise’s growth. These enterprises have overcome hurdles with uncompromising ethics and have great potential for future growth and job creation for the community in which it operates.
Currently managing over 40 team members collectively at MMW, Azlan also holds other executive positions such as Co-Publisher for BHC Magazine – Brunei’s first ever Home Living and Lifestyle magazine, Consulting Partner for brunei.events project, Media Director of MIXEL® Interactive Network, Managing Partner at Mixmedia Interactive (MINT), Interim Chief Executive for Darussalam Media and recently appointed as Deputy Chairman and Group Chief Executive at Media Investment Group – an independent Brunei-based firm that focuses on investing in a diverse portfolio of innovative and industrious media businesses.