Zaffuan Zin is the Managing Director of D’Aquarian Sdn Bhd, a company that provides marine engineering solution such as mechanical, electrical and electronic. D’Aquarian has established a system and services centre in Lumut to provide a direct and immediate service, advise and training to customers. The facilities provided has achieved tremendous service capability and gained the confidence of the customers.
I was enchanted with Zaffuan’s enthusiasm and profession when I met him for the first time as a young entrepreneur in maritime industries. My first impression about Zaffuan is that he is not, only focused on what he is doing but passionate over ideas on business transformation and the maritime industry. His capabilities in handling issues and excellent personality led him to have a good networking team, and communicate with people without any obstacles. While he has true potential, he was also genuine in his manner and words.
The most admirable qualities that I have found in him is that he is a very hardworking person. He often sticks to what he wants to do, with a lot of determination and resilience. He knew specifically what he wanted to do in life, and moves straight into it. He never allows negativity to get to him, and never takes things too personally. Zaffuan is extremely humble person, he is always down-to-earth whenever he speaks, wherever he goes. He treats everybody the same, regardless of their stance in life.
The most remarkable thing about his success is that he never sees himself as a successful person. He remains humble and supportive as he feels people should not validate themselves as successful because it may hinder progress. Zaffuan’s leadership and diligence are contributing factors to his success. He sees all problems as challenges and part of the learning cycle. In order to pursue a goal, he always seeks mentor for more counsel and advice.
Every time I meet Zaffuan, he always pays attention to what I say and take the advice I impart. He is such a good listener that he won’t give too much of opinion too fast but rather listen to all the details from you, and analyse them later. Zaffuan is also very considerate. His good social networking skills also contributes to him getting done efficiently. He is a true inspiration for a young entrepreneur and leader.
To Zaffuan, I just want to say, that this life journey is always a never ending one. You are developing a rags- to- riches story with faith, discipline and strong value. I’m glad that success and fortune have not changed you as a person. Keep humble as usual and people will love who you are. Your hardworking spirit and passion will make you be a more successful person in your industries. Keep looking forward. Needless to say, I’m proud of you!
Buddy’s Name: Jeneral (B) Dato’ Seri Diraja Tan Sri Haji Mohd Zahidi Bin Hj. Zainuddin
Company: AFFIN Holdings Berhad