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Tan Sri Datin Paduka Siti Sa'diah Binti Sh Bakir

Non-Independent & Non-Executive Chairman

Age: 65 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
Member, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Working Experience and Occupation

Tan Sri Datin Paduka Siti Sa'diah Sh. Bakir was redesignated as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad’s Board on 28 December 2017. Consequently, she relinquished her position as the Senior Independent Director on 28 December 2017.

Tan Sri served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad from 19 December 2014 until 28 December 2017.

She is an Independent Non-Executive Director of KPJ, redesignated on 1 May 2015 from Non-Independent, Non-Executive Director. 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, she served as KPJ’s Corporate Advisor. She was the Chairman and Pro-Chancellor of KPJ Healthcare University College (“KPJUC”) between 1 August 2011 to 31 December 2016.

Her career with Johor Corporation (“JCorp”) commenced in 1974 and she 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.

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. She sits on many other councils and committees at the national level, including as a member of the Academic Committee of the Razak School of Government (“RSOG”) since 25 November 2013. In June 2016, she was appointed as the Chairman of Universiti Utara Malaysia, an eminent management university in Malaysia.

She was also the Pro-Chancellor of University Teknologi Malaysia appointed since 1st November 2016.

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 more 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.

Directorships of Other Public Companies

  • KPJ Healthcare Berhad
  • Nationwide Express Courier Services Berhad
  • OSK Holdings Berhad

Last updated : 15 Mar 2018

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