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Tun Musa Hitam
Tun Musa Hitam, 82, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Governing Council of Yayasan Sime Darby as its chairman on 16 October 2008.
  
Tun Musa obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Malaya and Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. 

He has several honours bestowed upon him, including Honorary Doctorates from the University of Sussex, University Malaysia Sabah, University of Malaya and University of Teknologi MARA, and fellowships from the Malaysian Institute of Management and the Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University.
Skills & Experience:
  • Chairman of the Malaysia – China Business Council
  • Chairman of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation
  • Chairman of the International Selection Panel of the Royal Award on Islamic Finance
  • Advisory Council of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority
  • Chairman of the Eminent Persons Group to draft the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Charter
  • Co-Chairman of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) to chart out the ASEAN/China’s 15-year economic cooperation programme in 2005
  • Chairman of Johor Halal Park
  • Malaysia’s 5th Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs from 1981 to 1986
  • Former Minister of Primary Industries
  • Former Minister of Education
  • Former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry
  • Former Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad, Federal Land Development Authority and Kumpulan Guthrie Berhad
  • Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group from 1995 to 2002
  • Malaysia’s Special Envoy to the United Nations between 1990 and 1991
  • Led the Malaysian delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights from 1993 to 1998 and was elected as Chairman of the 52nd Session of the Commission in 1995
  • Leader of the Malaysian Investment Missions to Europe, USA and Japan and representing Malaysia at United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO) and United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) related negotiating and regular conferences 

Directorships of Public Companies:
  • Chairman of the United Malayan Land Berhad
  • Chairman of the International Advisory Panel of CIMB Bank Berhad
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Last Updated:
03 Feb 2017
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