Supportive peers enabled Wanda to become MD

"I started out with Treffert (now known as Teknos Treffert as we embark on the second phase of our rebranding process) 15 years ago as my second career. All these years, I have been surrounded by brilliant, friendly, and talented people, but have also been provided with many opportunities for personal and professional development.

It has been a very fulfilling journey thus far. I never thought or aspired to become Managing Director but here I am now with the role entrusted to me. I am most grateful to have a very experienced team and supportive bosses and peers to back me and whom I can learn from. Now that we are part of the Teknos Group of companies, we have a lot more to offer but also to learn from our extended Teknos family members.

What I like most about the job is the diverse, unanticipated, yet superb company culture which is probably my favorite distinguishing feature about working here. We all embrace the Teknos Core Values, Mission, and Vision and realize they lead to a caring, committed, and driven team. We must honor a positive “can do” attitude and willingness to “think outside the box” because we know these vital skills yield innovative solutions. We embrace new team members and provide them with support and opportunities for growth.

Since I’ve been here, Teknos Treffert has set the bar on constant growth and improvement. Whether it’s process improvement initiatives for the entire organization, or just skill development courses for individual employees, Teknos Treffert continues to do what it takes to be the best.

I am truly blessed and will continue to strive for growth and sustainability to make the world last longer!


Wanda Smiths career story

 "The diverse, unanticipated, yet superb company culture is the thing I like most in this company", says Wanda Smith, Managing Director of Teknos Malaysia.