PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) has appointed Datuk Abdul Majid Ahmad Khan (pic) as its new chairman effective April 22.
He succeeds Tan Sri Amirsham A. Aziz, whose term ended in 2018 after more than two years of distinguished service.
Abdul Majid is currently the president of the Malaysia-China Friendship Association and also the honorary chairman of the Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from Universiti Malaya.
In a statement, Mida said Abdul Majid had a highly distinguished career spanning over three decades in the civil service, including the Prime Minister’s Department as well as several missions abroad and senior positions in the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
He has also carved a name for himself among Malaysia’s illustrious personalities, especially in the corporate world. He is on several boards of companies, including three public-listed companies in Malaysia.
Mida, meanwhile, has expressed its appreciation to Amirsham for his contributions and dedication to the organisation and the country.