Jerasia Capital Bhd has appointed Debbie Yap May Se as its new executive director. She is the daughter of the fashion apparel manufacturing group’s executive deputy chairman, founder and major shareholder Datuk Yap Fung Kong.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Jerasia said May Se, 27, has a business degree from from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom.

She had previously served Jerasia Capital as an assistant manager for business development and corporate affairs from October 2011 and was promoted to manager in May 2013.

Jerasia said May Se’s primary role will be in strategic planning and performance management, particularly in the retail division.

“Currently, her focus is on rapidly expanding the group’s two Italian brands, Terranova and Calliope, whilst seeking out new brands to add to the group’s brands portfolio. Additionally, she works together with the group’s managing director on corporate affairs,” the filing added.

As at 3.05pm, shares of Jerasia were down 0.5 sen or 0.94% at 52.5 sen, for a market capitalisation of RM43.48 million.

Source: The Edge