GEN (R) DATO’ SERI DIRAJA TAN SRI (Dr.) MOHD ZAHIDI BIN HAJI ZAINUDDIN
Gen (R) Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Dr Mohd Zahidi bin Haji Zainuddin, a Malaysian aged 66, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board on 17 October 2005. He is also a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Gen (R) Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Dr Mohd Zahidi served the Malaysian Armed Forces for 39 years, holding many key appointments at field and Ministerial levels. He was the Chief of Defence Forces with the rank of General from 1 January 1999 until his retirement on 30 April 2005.
Gen (R) Dato’ Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Dr Mohd Zahidi is a graduate of Senior Executive Programme in National and International Security Harvard University, USA; Command and General Staff College, the Philipines; Joint Services Staff College Australia and National Defence College Pakistan. He also holds a Master of Science Degree (Defence and Strategic Studies) of Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan.
His current directorships in other public companies include Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad, Genting Malaysia Berhad, Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad, Genting Plantations Berhad and Parkson Asia Retail Ltd.
On 4 April 2014, he was awarded “Kurniaan Darjah Kebesaran Seri Paduka Sultan Azlan Shah Perak Yang Amat DiMulia” (S.P.S.A) which carries the title “Dato’ Seri DiRaja”.