Dato' Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Ab. Halim bin Mohyiddin was appointed as Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director of MISC Berhad 15 January 2015.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

Dato’ Ab. Halim graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from the University of Malaya in 1971 and thereafter joined University Kebangsaan Malaysia as a Faculty member of the Faculty of Economics. He obtained his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1973 and subsequently a Diploma in Accountancy (post-graduate) from University Malaya in 1975.

He is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

Dato’ Ab. Halim joined KPMG/KPMG Desa Megat & Co. in 1977. He had his early accounting training both in Malaysia and the United States of America. He held various positions in KPMG and acted as receiver and manager and liquidator for several companies. He was made Partner of KPMG in 1985. At the time of his retirement on 1 October 2001, he was the Partner in Charge of the Assurance and Financial Advisory Services Divisions and was also responsible for the Secured e-Commerce Practice of the firm.

Other Commitments

Dato’ Ab. Halim currently sits on the boards of PETRONAS Gas Berhad, Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad and KNM Group Berhad.