PSE Appoints New Chairman

Port Klang: Port Shipyard & Engineering Sdn Bhd (PSE) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Executive Chairman, En Abdul Hamid Nor, taking up position in September 2009 following the resignation of his predecessor, Dato Ibrahim Kam after over than 15 years of service as Chairman to PSE.

Orders in Picture: Abdul Hamid Nor (seated at center) taking the helm of PSE. From left Chuah Chong Wah (Managing Director), Syed Khalil Syed Mohamad (Director), Ee Hock Leong (Executive Director), Dato’ Kam bin Ibrahim (Advisor & Former Chairman).

En Hamid Nor, presently a businessman who holds a post-graduate in Masters of Commerce from Waseda University Japan, a holder of BA from University Malaysia and Diploma of Modern Japanese Economy from University of Hiroshima Japan, has a keen interest in the marine industry and property development in addition to having a strong track record in managing ventures and new business developments via his own company, Intime Sdn Bhd.

As Executive Chairman of the company, En Hamid Nor major concerns will focus on the strategic planning and restructuring of PSE operations. His goals include turning PSE around into a world-class shipyard, fully equipped with technologically modern equipment & facilities for shipbuilding and ship repair activities.

Implementing winning strategies together with a skilled workforce and modern facilities will greatly increase PSE’s capacity for new builds and repair jobs at their 10-acre shipyard in Kampung Pendamar, near Port Klang.

PSE Managing Director Mr Chuah Chong Wah said:”Hamid’s credentials are first class. It is evident that he has a wealth of business acumen together with a broad knowledge of finance and keen interest in the marine industry that will help enhance our position within the shipbuilding as well as the oil & gas industry.”

En Hamid Nor said: “I have been privileged in my years of experience to have worked with some of the best strategists and business owners in Malaysia, whose vision, commitment and expertise have taken me from strength to strength and provided a solid platform for future growth. I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to bring that experience to bear at PSE – a shipyard rich in experience and expertise – that is superbly positioned for success in the shipbuilding industry.”