Managing Director, Natural Wellness
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Shahnas is currently the Managing Director and partner at Natural Wellness, formed in 2006 to provide healthcare products which also cater to niche consumers from the Moslem and vegetarian market. They are committed to ‘Making people healthy naturally.’ Innovative and Shariah compliant, Natural Wellness produces, manufactures, labels and commercializes an extensive portfolio of diversified high quality, scientifically backed natural products for leading brands globally. Their focus is on the private labelling of natural supplements, nutraceuticals, OTCs, pharmaceuticals and personal care products in compliance with comprehensive international quality standards, certifications and accreditations. Listed in 2012 as an Enterprise 50 company, Natural Wellness is becoming one of the top 50 SMEs in Malaysia. They received the 2018 Global Islamic Business Award (GIBA) and the BrandLaureate’s Halal Best Brand 2018 and have gained international acclaim. Shahnas has participated in prestigious programs through the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, the University of California and has pursued executive education at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. She is a certified Halal Industry Expert through the Halal Development Corporation Malaysia and supports civic and religious communities through the Farrash Foundation. She is also the founder of the social enterprise Sama Sama Spa, a full service salon that caters to the needs of Sharia Muslim women. Shahnas also mentors, coaches and participates in industry organizations and is a Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Management. She has a B.S in Pharmacy from the Sains University in Malaysia, an MBA from the University of South Australia, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
What Shahnas hopes to gain from the VV GROW Fellowship:
One of the main things Shahnas hopes to gain from the fellowship is to learn from the vast and diverse set of skills from other fellows in the network. She hopes to learn from the other fellows about how she can enhance her skills as a leader so she can further lead Natural Wellness to greater heights, both at a strategic planning level as well as in the investment of human capital. Lastly, she hopes to learn the core principles and practices of being both a businesswomen and an entrepreneur with a purpose.
What Shahnas can offer other fellows:
Shahnas is happy to offer other fellows any of her knowledge or experience that may be useful to them. She is open to explore how she can assist others and discover how her experience can benefit those in the program.
Connect with Shahnas on Social Media:
Facebook (personal): https://www.facebook.com/shahnas.mohamed
Facebook (business): https://www.facebook.com/mynaturalwellness
Twitter (personal): @OliShahnas
Twitter (business): @MYNaturalWelln1
Instagram (personal): @shahnasolimohd
Instagram (business): @mynaturalwellness