Dato Seri Jamil Bidin
Dato’ Seri Jamil Bidin, aged 57, is the Managing Director/Chief Executive officer of Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC).
He is a graduate in Accountancy and also holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the United Kingdom.
He started his career as an Accountant with Rothmans of Pall Mall (M) Berhad in 1984 and has over the years, acquired extensive experience in auditing, corporate finance and financial management in various positions in public listed companies such as C.I. Holding Berhad, Arab Malaysian Group and Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad. In year 2002, he was made the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Putera Capital Berhad, a main board public listed company with activities in manufacturing, construction, property development and engineering.
Prior to his appointment as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of HDC, he was the Corporate Advisor of KUB Malaysia Berhad; a main board conglomerate with business in information and communication technology, education and training, food beverage and events, energy, property development and construction.
With more than 30 years involvement in the corporate sector, he has been appointed on the Board of several companies in various industries such as financial services, government link companies, aviation and aerospace, investment holding company etc.
With his vast experience and expertise, he was appointed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia on 16 August 2006 to lead HDC; a wholly owned company of Ministry of Finance which was established on 18th September 2006; to develop the halal industry with a mission of making Malaysia as the Global Halal Hub.
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