Sulaiman Mahbob is New Mida Chairman

MIDA says the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob for his second Chairmanship starts on 3 September 2022

Sulaiman Mahbob is New Mida Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 -- MIDA today announced the the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob as the new Chairman of the organisation, starting 3 September.

Sulaiman is on his second appointment as chairman, his first was from 2009 to 2012.

Sulaiman graduated with an economics degree at the University of Malaya and obtained his PhD at Maxwell School, Syracuse University, USA.

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Mida says he is a veritable thought leader in the fields of Economic Policy, Public Finance and Development as well as on a broad range of subjects, he has regularly articulated his views via op-eds and lectures at home and abroad.

Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali says, “In facing the current geopolitical realities and landscape, MIDA's role demands, more than ever before, a creative, innovative and comprehensive approach, in increasing competitiveness and resilience towards attracting quality and high-tech investments into the country.

Invaluable Expertise

"Indeed, Tan Sri Dr. Sulaiman's appointment will provide a fresh perspective in contributing towards increasing the dynamism of MIDA, building on his invaluable expertise and vast experience, especially in the areas of economic planning, strategic business modelling, and global trend analysis.”

Sulaiman Mahbob has had a distinguished career in the Public Service having served in various ministries and departments.