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Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Binti Sh Bakir

Age: 64 years

Nationality: Malaysian


  • Master of Business Administration, Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor in Economics, University of Malaya

Position on the Board
Independent Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed to the Board
05 April 2016

Working Experience and Occupation

Tan Sri Datin Paduka Siti Sa’diah Sh. Bakir, started her career with Johor Corporation (“JCorp”) in 1974 and has been directly involved in JCorp’s Healthcare Division since 1978. She was appointed as the Chief Executive of Kumpulan Perubatan (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. (“KPJSB”) from 1989 until the listing of KPJ in November 1994. Tan Sri served as the Managing Director of KPJ from 1 March 1993 until her retirement on 31 December 2012. From 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2014, Tan Sri served as KPJ’s Corporate Advisor. She is currently the Chairman and Pro-Chancellor of KPJ Healthcare University College (“KPJUC”) since 1 August 2011 to date.

Tan Sri has served as director on boards of various listed and private companies. She was the Director of KFC (Holdings) Bhd and QSR Brands from 2010 until their privatisation in 2013. She was also the Independent Non-Executive Director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad from 2004 to 2012 and a board member of MATRADE from 1999 to 2010. She was the Board member of Damansara REIT Managers Sdn Berhad – The Manager for Al-‘Aqar Healthcare REIT and Al-Salam REIT, from 2006 until March 2016.

Committed to promoting excellence in healthcare, Tan Sri is the President of Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (“MSQH”), the national accreditation body for healthcare services, elected since its inception in 1997 to date. Currently, she sits on many other councils and committees at the national level. 

In 2010, Tan Sri was named the ‘CEO of the year 2009’ by the New Straits Times Press and the American Express. She has also received many awards and accolades from 2011 to 2015, due to her contributions to the healthcare industry in Malaysia.

She launched her biography entitled “Siti Sa’diah: Driven by Vision, Mission and Passion”, penned by Professor Rokiah Talib, Penerbitan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2013. 

Tan Sri is a member of the Academic Committee of the Razak School of Government (“RSOG”) and sits on several University Committees, namely Universiti Utara Malaysia (“UUM”), Universiti  Malaya (“UM”) and University of Reading, Malaysia. She was appointed as a Director of UUM in January 2016.

Membership of Board Committees

  • Member, Nomination Committee

Directorships of Other Public Companies

  • KPJ Healthcare Berhad
  • Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad
YB Dato' Hajah Normala Binti Abdul Samad Non-Independent & Non-Executive Chairman
Dato’ Mohamad Kamarudin bin Hassan Independent Non-Executive Director
Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Binti Sh. Bakir Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato' Azmi bin Mohd Ali Non Independent Non Executive Director
Encik Razalee bin Amin Independent Non Executive Director
Puan Sri Datuk Rohani Binti Abdullah Independent Non-Executive Director
Puan Zaiton Binti Jamaluddin Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato' Eisah Binti A. Rahman Independent and Non-Executive Director

Last updated : 17 Mar 2017

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