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He was the Chairman of PETRONAS, Malaysia's national petroleum corporation. He has held the post since 10 February 1995 after having been the President and Chief Executive of PETRONAS from February, 1988.
Tan Sri Dato' Seri (Dr) Azizan was also the President and Chief Executive of Perbadanan Putrajaya (Putrajaya Corporation) which is tasked with planning and managing the new Federal Government Administrative Centre. He was also the Chairman of the Board of Putrajaya Corporation. He was appointed to the post on 1 March 1996. On 15 February 2001, Tan Sri Dato' Seri (Dr) Azizan was appointed as the Chairman of Malaysia Airlines.
Prior to joining PETRONAS, he served in the Malaysian Civil Service for 28 years. During the course of his career in the civil service, he held a number of important positions including Secretary National Security Council, Secretary-General Ministry of Home Affairs and Secretary-General Ministry of Trade and Industry and as Private Secretary to THREE Prime Ministers.
A B.A. (Hons) graduate from University of Malaya, Tan Sri Dato' Seri (Dr) Azizan attended courses in Development and Administration at Oxford University, UK; the Royal College of Defence Studies, UK and the Advanced Management Programme at the Harvard Business School, USA.
He was awarded the Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) by the Federal Government which carries the title of 'Tan Sri' and several state awards with the titles of 'Datuk' and 'Datuk Seri'. He was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Economics by the University of Science, Malaysia.
"It gives me great pleasure to report that the financial year 2002/2003 closed with Malaysia Airlines chalking a profit of RM339.1 million. This was a welcome change from the situation of recurring losses in the past five years. Though the profits were modest the achievement was all the more commendable considering the uncertain economic and political environment."
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Azizan Bin Zainul Abidin
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed on 15th February, 2001
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Azizan Bin Zainul Abidin, aged 68, was a Malaysian. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia in 1959 and has attended courses in Development and Administration at Oxford University, United Kingdom, The Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom and an Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School, United States of America. He was appointed Chairman of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) on 10 February, 1995 after serving as President and Chief Executive of PETRONAS from February, 1988. Prior to joining PETRONAS, he had served in the Malaysian Civil Service for twenty-eight (28) years and had held various positions in the civil service including Secretary to the National Security Council, Principal Private Secretary to three (3) Prime Ministers, Secretary-General to the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Secretary-General to the Ministry of Home Affairs. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Azizan was also the President and Chief Executive of Perbadanan Putrajaya which is involved in the planning, development and management of Putrajaya, the new Federal Government Administrative Centre.
He was appointed as Chairman of Malaysian Airline System Berhad on 15 February 2001. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Currently he sits on the board of several public companies including Petroliam Nasional Berhad, KLCC (Holdings) Berhad, KLCC Projeks Bhd. (Formerly known as Kuala Lumpur City Centre Berhad) and Kuala Lumpur City Park Berhad and also a trustee of Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Dewan Filharmonik Petronas.