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Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin, 76, a Malaysian, is a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of Sime Darby Berhad. He was appointed to the Governing Council of Yayasan Sime Darby on 16 October 2008. He is currently Yayasan Sime Darby's Acting Chairman. 
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
  • Chairman of SP Setia Foundation
  • 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 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:
12 Jun 2018
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