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Mr. Harvinder Manmohan Singh

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Chairman and Managing Director

Email: h***@***.com
Local Address: , , Malaysia
Company Description: We are committed to comprehensive quality by integration of all business processes in accordance with the TQM model. This philosophy is not only the basis of our...   more

Employment History

  • Test Engineer
    Atmel Corporation [Atmel Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.] Maintenance Engineer
  • Project Engineer
    ABB Ltd
  • Regional Manager
    ABB Ltd
  • Mud Specialist and Supervisor
    Scomi Oiltool Sdn Bhd Senior Drilling Fluids Engineer
  • President
    AmberSoft Pty. Ltd

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    Taylor's Engineering Industrial Advisory Panel


  • degree , electrical and electronics engineering
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The argument is as old as ..., 11 June 2015 [cached]
The argument is as old as they come and the answer is different for everyone, but PSI Incontrol Sdn Bhd chairman and managing director Harvinder Singh, believes in his case it is the latter. He says, "I've not worked a single day in my life.
Harvinder Singh
Harvinder, who began as a trainee draftsperson in a multinational company in the late 1980s after completing his degree in electrical and electronics engineering, said having been curious about how things work since his youth also moved him in this direction.
He noticed that in the early days, many large foreign companies only had sales operations in Malaysia rather than full-fledged research and development centres. He said that troubleshooting required the local employees to contact engineers based elsewhere.
"This prolonged the response times that, in some critical industries, our customers couldn't afford," he said.
In 10 years of employment, during which he rose to global role as a regional manager overseeing business in South-East Asia, the Americas and Europe, he discovered that he had a knack of understanding and simplifying how technologies worked and explaining it to others.
"That period also saw a shift from electromechanical and analogue devices to a higher level of digital electronics, involving more algorithms, microprocessors and digital displays," he said.
He was subsequently offered a role focusing on his employer's Europe business, which involved being relocated there. He declined as he wanted to spend more time with his family in Malaysia.
Knowing that his career growth would be affected, he left the company and in 1997 setup SAT Systems for Automation Technology Sdn Bhd (later renamed VA Tech SAT Sdn Bhd in 1999) as a joint venture with the subsidiary of a Austrian public listed technology company. n fact, he only did so after he turned down an earlier offer to be the managing director of the South-East Asian operations for the Austrian company.
"I agreed on the condition that there would be full technology transfers and that engineering work would be done independently by us," Harvinder said.
With RM200,000 of his own savings, he started the company based on a handshake and hired four engineers to commence work.
Harvinder says, because of his passion for the job, he never counted the hours he put in.
Another aspect that has gotten him this far, apart from being able to deliver value to customers, is his passion in developing people."In the early days of the company, I sent my engineers overseas for training. Only by equipping them with the best knowledge would they be able to bring out the best in themselves and contribute to the company's growth," he said.
Work is not the only thing that occupies him. In 2000 he raised funds to set up the Sri Dasmesh International School, a not-for-profit private school which became self sustaining after five years. The school has 450 students today.
"When you take away the element of profit, the only focus is to bring out the best in every child," he said proudly.
He said the official agreement to set up the company was only signed after more than a year, having grown from three pages to over 50, while his team continued to deliver on projects.
Because the parties trusted each other, they eventually did a share swap with Harvinder acquiring shares in the German listed company.
PSI Control Systems Automation Technology - Taylor's University Appoints Harvinder Singh To Its Industrial Advisory Panel (EIAP), 9 Nov 2012 [cached]
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Taylor's University Appoints Harvinder Singh To Its Industrial Advisory Panel (EIAP) Print Email
Taylor's University's School of Engineering has appointed Mr. Harvinder Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of PSI Incontrol Sdn Bhd to be a member of the Taylor's Engineering Industrial Advisory Panel (EIAP).
The appointment of Mr. Harvinder Singh clearly indicates the acknowledgement and recognition of his reputation of having an impact on the engineering and technology industry internationally. Having steered PSI Incontrol into numerous successes, it goes without saying that Harvinder would definitely be able to contribute valuable inputs to the panel.
Taylor's University Appoints Harvinder Singh To Its Industrial Advisory Panel (EIAP)
FingerTips [archives], 16 Nov 2007 [cached]
Harvinder Singh, president of AmberSoft said, a strategic decision was taken in 1997 to tap into the country's software solutions market.The company scored a major coup when the Kuala Lumpur International Airport appointed AmberSoft to implements its DMS.This experience enabled the company to improve its DMS and FingerTips is the culmination of that initiative.
AmberSoft's President, Mr. Harvinder Singh receiving his award from Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
So far, we have not found any competitor to our product,' says Harvinder.
PSI Control Systems Automation Technology - PSI Incontrol Sdn Bhd the Winner of Quality Management Excellence Award (QMEA) for 2011, 11 June 2015 [cached]
The Quality Management Excellence Award has been presented by the Honourable YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin bin Yassin, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia to Mr Harvinder Singh, the Chairman cum Managing Director of PSI Incontrol Sdn Bhd in the prestigious Industry Excellence Awards (IEA) 2011 ceremony held on 24th October 2012 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
PSI Control Systems Automation Technology - PSI Incontrol Chairman Gives Talk at the US-ASEAN Emergency Preparedness Workshop In Bangkok, 8 Aug 2014 [cached]
Harvinder Singh, Chairman of PSI Incontrol, proudly gave a talk on "Prevention and Mitigation: Building Disaster-Resilient Communicaties" at the US-ASEAN Emergency Preparedness Workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand. The objective of the workshop was to share information among the participating countries on disaster management and mitigation. Also, through the workshop, partnerships among the countries were forged for future disaster related collaboration. Harvinder were among top international speakers of this topic.
Apart from the topic presented by Harvinder and his counterparts, there were many other topics presented by significant names in emergency preparedness. Among them were; ASEAN Cooperation for Emergency Preparedness, Early Forecasting: Technology Applications and Disaster Risk Reduction, and Terrestrial and Satellite Telecommunications Applications for Emergency Response. The event was opened by noteworthy public figures in the emergency preparedness industry in the US and ASEAN countries. Representing Malaysia in this important event was a significant moment for Harvinder Singh and also PSI Incontrol Sdn. Bhd.
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