Date : 27 January 2006

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationNon-Executive Director
DirectorateIndependent & Non Executive
NameDatuk Dr Abdullah Abdul Rahman
QualificationsFrom graduating with a BA (Hons) University of Malaya degree in 1968, he went on to complete both his Master of Public Administration and Ph.D in Public Administration, in 1976 and 1979 respectively from University of Southern California
Working experience and occupation After graduation in 1968, he had joined the State Secretariat, Negri Sembilan as the Assistant State Secretary and was there until 1971 when he joined INTAN (the National Institute of Public Administration Malaysia) as a lecturer in Management Science. By the time he left INTAN in 1985, he was already the Deputy Director (Academic). His next position was as Director of the Special Task Force on Productivity with the Prime Minister's Department and he was to remain with the Prime Minister's Department until 1996, by which time he was already serving as the Director General of MAMPU (the Malaysian Administrative, Modernisation and Planning Unit ). Upon leaving the Prime Minister's Department, he was with the Ministry of Health for a brief stint before joining the Government as Special Assistant to the Ketua Setiausaha Malaysia, where he served from 1998 to July 2000, whereupon he retired upon reaching the retirement age of 55 years. From July 2000 to July 2001, he was also Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya.
Directorship of public companies (if any)Padini Holdings Berhad
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNone
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNone

Announcement Info

Stock Name TRACOMA    
Date Announced27 Jan 2006  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoTH-060127-56933