Date : 30 March 2006

Change in Boardroom


Date of change

Type of changeAppointment
DesignationNon-Executive Director
DirectorateIndependent & Non Executive
NameDatuk Dr Jegathesan a/l N M Vasagam @ Manikavasagam
QualificationsBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) - University of Singapore - 1962 - 1967

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (D.T.M.&H.) - Mahidol University, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Bangkok - 1969

Diploma in Clinical Pathology (D.C.P.), University of London - 1970-1971

Diploma in Pathology (D.path.), England - 1971

Member of the Royal College of Pathologists (MRC Path.) - specialising in Medical Microbiology, U.K. (by exam) - 1974

Fellow of the college of American Pathologists (FCAP), America - 1974

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRC Path.) - specialising in Medical Microbiology, U.K. (elected) - 1986

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) - specialising in Medical Microbiology, Australia (by exam) - 1987
Working experience and occupation Ministry of Health from 1967 till 1998, culminating in the post of:
Deputy Director General (Research and Technical Support) from 1994 to 1998.
Previous to that was
Director Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur from 1988 till 1994
Head of Laboratory Services, General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur 1985-1988
Head Division of Bacteriology, IMR 1971-1985
Trainee Pathologist IMR, KL and Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London 1968-1971
Houseman, General Hospital Kuala Lumpur 1967-1968

After full term career in Ministry of Health:
Served as medical Adviser to the UNDP affiliated Council for Health Research for Development in Geneva from 1998 to 2000, involved in the promotion of Essential Nasional Health Research and setting up of research management infrastructures in Developing Countries.

From April 2000 till June 2003, served as:
Chief Executive Officer, Sistem Hospital Awasan Taraf, Kuala Lumpur, a Health Facilities Consulting Company

Current Positions:
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia since 2000 (teaching medical microbiology)
Adjunct Professor, Sport Sciences Centre, University of Malaya from April 2003 (teaching sports science)
Consultant Microbiologist, Gribbles pathology laboratory services since January 2004
Temporary Adviser to World Health Organisation on selected projects from 1998
Directorship of public companies (if any)Nil
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesDirect - 34,160 Ordinary Shares of RM0.50 each

Announcement Info

Stock Name DBIOTEC    
Date Announced30 Mar 2006  
CategoryChange in Boardroom
Reference NoCS-060303-59902