Malaysian Genomics announced today that the Company has appointed Dato’ Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min as the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The appointment is effective July 15 following the resignation of Tan Sri Ahmad bin Mohd Don on July 12.
Dato’ Seri Dr Chen, who was appointed to the Board on August 3, was with the Malaysian civil service from 1988 until his retirement in February 2021. He was the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Health from July 2015 until his retirement and has also served in various capacities in the Ministry of Finance from 1990 until 2014.
Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen said, “The Group is currently expanding downstream to healthcare services and pioneering holistic care which will benefit many for the years to come, I hope that my experience in both MOH and MOF will be able to add knowledge and insights to support the Company’s growth.”
Dato’ Seri Dr Chen obtained a doctorate in finance from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2005. He received an MBA (Finance) from University of Illinois in 1997 and a Bachelor in Surveying from University of Technology, Malaysia, in 1985.