Datuk Abu Huraira Abu Yazid

Datuk Abu Huraira Abu Yazid

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Abu Huraira Abu Yazid was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of MISC Berhad on 9 October 2020 and effective 1 January 2021, Datuk Abu Huraira was appointed as Chairman of MISC Berhad.

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (Business Management), University of Malaya

Present Directorships


  • MISC Berhad


  • Nil

Present Appointments

  • Chairman, MISC Berhad
  • Chairman, Pusat Rehab PERKESO Sdn. Bhd.
  • Chairman, Malaysian Maritime Academy Sdn. Bhd.

Past Experience

  • Independent Non-Executive Director, United Overseas Bank (M) Bhd (UOB Bank)
  • Chairman, Board Risk Management Committee, UOB Bank
  • Chairman, Board Remuneration Committee, UOB Bank
  • Member, Board Audit Committee, UOB Bank
  • Member, Board Nomination Committee, UOB Bank
  • Chairman, Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)
  • Chairman, Investment Panel, SOCSO
  • Chairman, Board Committees, SOCSO
  • Executive Director, Pos Malaysia Berhad
  • Chief Executive Officer, National Savings Bank
  • General Manager, Public Bank Berhad
  • Vice-President, Citibank Berhad
  • Vice-President, Chase Manhattan (now known as JP Morgan Chase)
  • Head of Maybank card business, Maybank