Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Governing Council of Yayasan Sime Darby on 16 October 2008. 
Dr Wan Mohd Zahid holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from University of Malaya, Masters from Stanford University and PhD from University of California, Berkeley. He also pursued a course in business management under the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. 

He started his career as a teacher, moving up to principal level and eventually held various positions in the Ministry of Education. His last post prior to retirement was as Director-General of Education.
Skills & Experience:
  • Chairman of the Academy of Higher Education
  • Chairman of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Chairman of Management and Science University and Furukawa Electric Cables (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Yang DiPertua, Majlis Agama Islam Dan Adat Melayu Perak (MAIPk)
  • Chairman of Advisory Council of Higher Education Academy
  • Chairman, Badan Penasihat Akademi Kepimpinan Pengajian Tinggi (AKEPT)
  • Board of Trustees, PINTAR Foundation
  • Former Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of Sime Darby Berhad
  • Former Chairman of SP Setia Foundation
  • Former Chairman of Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Former Chairman of Berger International Ltd based in Singapore
  • Former Deputy Chairman of International Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • Former Board of Director of Sime Darby Berhad 

Directorships of Public Companies:
  • SP Setia Berhad
  • Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad
  • Amanah Mutual Berhad
  • Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad
  • Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC)
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Last Updated:
18 Feb 2021
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