SHELL Malaysia announced yesterday that senior operations manager Raja Ahmad Murad Raja Bahrin has been appointed to the Shell Refining Company (FOM) Bhd board of directors.
Its chairman Jon Chadwick said in a statement that the appointment was another demonstration of opportunities for talented Malaysians to take on highly challenging managerial positions within the Shell group.
Murad, 44, will succeed fellow Malaysian Shahul Hamid Mohd Ismail as managing director of Shell's Port Dickson refinery operation on July 1 when Shahul retires.
Murad joined Shell Malaysia in 1989 as a facilities engineer and during his 15-year career with Shell has worked in Shell Malaysia, Singapore, and in Nederlandse Aardolie Mij in Assen, The Netherlands.
He has held various engineering positions as well as worked in Shell's human resources, maintenance and operations divisions.
Last year he worked at Shell's Singapore refinery in Pulau Bukom. He holds a bachelor of engineering (1st class honours) degree from the University of Liverpool in Britain.
He is married to Raja Noor Munirah Raja Chick and they have three children. – Bernama