Our Leadership

Meet Our President

YABhg. Tun Haji Mohammed Hanif Omar

YABhg. Tun Haji Mohammed Hanif Omar was the Inspector-General of the Royal Malaysian Police for 20 years until his retirement in January 1994. He has received honorary awards from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines for his contribution to the region.

He has been the president of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) since

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Tun Mohammed Hanif Omar prides an illustrious career in public service and a flourishing second act as an influential and respectable corporate leader in the country.
● Executive Chairman of Genting Berhad and Genting Malaysia Berhad, board member of Genting Overseas Holdings Ltd.
● Board member of MEASAT Global Berhad.
● Board member of the AMMB Holdings Berhad and its subsidiary AMFB Berhad.
● President of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
● Chairman of the Lembaga Pemegang Amanah Yayasan Tun Razak.
● Member of the Board of Trustees of the Malaysian Liver Foundation, Yayasan DayaDiri, the MCKK Foundation, and The Community Chest, Malaysia.
Tun Mohammed Hanif Omar’s academic achievement is no less remarkable with extensive accolades in the field of law;
● Bachelor of Arts degree from the then the University of Malaya, Singapore (1959)
● Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Buckingham University, United Kingdom (1986)
● Certificate of Legal Practice (Honours) from the Legal Qualifying Board (1987)
● Honorary Doctorate of Law by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (1992)
● Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Internal Security) by Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (2 October 2011)
● Honorary Doctorate of Law by University of Buckingham (16 March 2012)
Meet Our Chairman

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Hj Megat Najmuddin Bin Datuk Seri Dr. Hj Megat Khas, a Malaysian, aged 76, obtained his Honours Degree in Law from the University of Singapore in 1970.

He started his working life in 1970 with First National City Bank (now Citibank) for 2 years and went into law practice with a leading law firm in Kuala Lumpur for another two years, after which he started his own law firm which flourished.  In 1986 he retired from law practice and went headlong into politics, ultimately becoming UMNO Chief of Petaling Jaya  He was State Assemblyman for Kelana Jaya for two terms (1986 till 1995).  He was also a Municipal Councilor in Majlis Perbandaran Petaling Jaya and Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya for 20 years. He had a stint as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of The Selangor State Assembly and a director of PKPS (Selangor Agricultural Development Corporation) and SIC (Selangor Industrial Corporation).  He left active politics in 1995.

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In the late 90s, he was appointed a member of the National Economic Consultative Council 2 (NECC 2) by the then Prime Minister, where he was involved in Human Resource Development.

In September 1999, he was appointed to the Capital Market Strategic Committee by the then Finance Minister and in August 2001 was appointed as a member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC) of Bank Negara.

He was elected Executive Committee Member of the Federation of Public Listed Companies Berhad (FPLC) in August 1994 and was elected as its President in October 1997. He represented this organization to the High Level Finance Committee of the Ministry of Finance until 2000.

Tan Sri Megat was a member of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Financial Directors’ Education Steering Committee (FIDE). He was also one of the first members of Malaysian Anti/Corruption Commission (MACC) when it was established to replace Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) !! He also served as a Non-Executive Independent Director of  PETRONAS from April 2010 until April 2017. In January 2018, he retired as Chairman of Omesti Berhad (former Formis Resources Berhad) and Tradewinds Corporations Berhad. In June 2018, he retired as Chairman of MajuPerak Holdings Berhad.

Presently he is the Honorary Patron of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG), of which he was its first President and founder from April 1998 till 2015. He is a member of the Transparency International Malaysia (TIM). Tan Sri is the Chairman of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM); Ulink Ascot Sdn Bhd in Kota Kinabalu and Chairman of the Board of Kuber Venture Berhad. In February 2021, Tan Sri Megat was appointed as Advisor of Dialog Corporate Sdn Bhd while in March 2021, he was appointed as Chairman of MYSJ Sdn Bhd (MySejahtera), He was appointed as Chairman of Farm Fresh Berhad on 25 September 2021.

Currently, Tan Sri Megat is the Chairman of Asian Pac Holdings Berhad and SEG International Bhd. On July 01, 2020 Tan Sri Megat was appointed as Chairman of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad.

He is current President of Persatuan Darul Ridzuan in Wilayah Persekutuan and Selangor (a welfare organization).  He has been President of Kelab Golf Negara Subang for 6 years.  He is the Advisor and Trustee of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf; he is also a Trustee of MyKasih (Charity) Foundation and the Vijayaratnam Foundation. Tan Sri Megat is a Council Member of Quest International University in Perak.

Sportswise, during his days in University of Singapore, Tan Sri Megat was its Rugby Captain for 2 years. He also played for the Singapore state team.  In the 70s, he played for COBRA Club, Selangor state and the Malaysian team.  Tan Sri Megat was President of the Combined Old Boys’ Rugby Association (COBRA) for 5 years.  He also served as President of Selangor Rugby Union for 4 years.  Additionally, he was a onetime Deputy President of Malaysian Rugby Union (MRU).  He retired from playing rugby in 1976.  A passionate sailor in the 80s, his sailing team won the first King of Thailand Cup in the Royal Phuket Regatta 1987 on “Impy”.
Meet Our Vice Chairman

Mr. Azlan bin Abdullah

Current Position:
i) General Council Representing Associate Fellow of MIM
ii) Managing Partner of Akiwa Kimura Resources

Academic Background: MBA. University of Hull (UK)

Previous Positions:
i) Deputy Managing Director of Panasonic Malaysia.
ii) Exco of Majlis Perbadanan Kuala Langat, Zone 3, Selangor.
iii) Chairman of Badan Pengurusan Bersama Terraza, Eco World.Telok Panglima Garang Selangor.

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Award Recipient :
i) Panasonic Corporation, Japan.
President Award - Excellent Global Leadership & Management.
ii) Malaysian International Chambers of Commerce (MICC)
Top award in National Corporate Ethics and Governance.

Others. (Current) : Panasonic Strategic Global Management Program.
Panelist for final presentation.
Meet Our CEO

Sivanganam Rajaretnan

Siva is the CEO of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), the nation’s premiere body championing Management and Leadership excellence over the past 50+ years. He started off his career at Hitachi Semiconductor and rose the ranks to Senior Director. Siva was also a Board member of the organisation (Renesas Semiconductor post-merger) before switching industries to follow his passion in human capital development.

Siva led MIM through a major revamp of its offerings including adoption of digital technologies. Under his leadership, MIM expanded to serving international clients in the Asian region through its new offerings and partnerships with reputed global learning organisations. He also revived signature events to promote discourse of latest Management and Leadership thinking, including lectures from illustrious figures such as Industrialists, Prime Ministers and Royalties.

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During his job tenure at Hitachi/Renesas Semiconductor, he was instrumental in implementing the Lean Production System and helping the organisation drive record levels of customer satisfaction and cost efficiencies. Siva is well recognized for his ability to drive positive change and champion ideas that push the boundaries of traditional thinking. He inspires and guides people around him to perform at their highest level and reach their full potential.

Siva is a 20-year veteran of Toastmasters International, a world leader in leadership and communication development and shares his personal leadership journey through his speaking engagements. He has also served in various leadership positions within the Toastmasters fraternity including as the District 51 Governor, leading the chapters in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.

He has received numerous leadership awards, including the prestigious ‘Presidents Distinguished Award’ and ‘Leadership Excellence Award’ (2007) in Phoenix, Arizona; and the ‘Presidential Citation Award’ (2008) in Calgary, Canada from Toastmasters International.

Siva holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Bangalore and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Australia.
The role of a General Council member isappointed by election and with approval of the General Council members. The General Council plays a paramount role in determining policies and operations of the Institute.
YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas
Vice Chairman
Mr. Azlan bin Abdullah
Representing Court of Emeritus Fellows
YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran Almarhum Tuanku Jaafar
YBhg Dato’ Yeoh Soo Min
YBhg. Datuk Zainal Amanshah bin Zainal Arshad
Representing Corporate Members
Ms. Rahima Beevi Mohamed Ibrahim
Mr. Thiagarajan a/l S. Rengasamy
YBhg. Datin Dr. Hasnorliza Abu Hassan
Representing Associate Fellows
Mr. Azlan bin Abdullah
Representing Ordinary Members
Mr. Rama Krishnan a/l Thiruyangadam
Mr. Selvaraja Muthaya

Mr. Lim Eng Weng

Dr. Jayaraman a/l Munusamy
Representing Associate Members
Mr. Yew Lip Sin

The title ‘Emeritus Fellow’ is granted to individuals of eminence in the field of management by the Institute’s Court of Emeritus Fellows.
YABhg. Tun Hj Mohammed Hanif Omar
YBhg. Dato’ Ng Tieh Chuan
YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas
In accordance to date of admission
YBhg. Datuk Dr. Paddy Bowie-min
YM Tunku Tan Sri Dato' Seri Ahmad Tunku Yahaya
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato Azman Hashim
Ir. George Lee Yau Lung
Dr. Tarcisius Chin Nyet Leong
Mr. Robert Kuok Hock Nien
T.Y.T. Tun Pehin Sri (Dr) Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud
Prof. Liew Shou Kong
YBM Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Tengku Mohamad Hamzah
YBhg. Tan Sri Kamarul Ariffin Mohamed Yassin
YBhg. Tan Sri Osman S. Cassim
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri (Dr) Sallehuddin Mohamed
YBhg. Tan Sri Wan Azmi Wan Hamzah
YBhg. Tan Sri Kishu Tirathrai
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' (Dr) R V Navaratnam
Mr. Niels John Madsen R
YBhg. Datuk Haji Mohd Saufi Haji Abdullah
YABhg. Tun Musa Hitam
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Lin See Yan
YBhg. Gen (Rtd.) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Zahidi Haji Zainuddin
YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran Almarhum Tuanku Ja'afar
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Mohamed Munir Abdul Majid
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Mohd Hassan Marican
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Tay Ah Lek
YBhg. Datuk Seri Haji Mohamed Iqbal Rawther
YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Yong Poh Kon
YBhg. Prof Datuk Seri Dr Haji Khairil Annas Jusoh
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Siti Norma Yaakob
YBhg. Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay
YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah Fook Ling
YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Lim Wee Chai
YBhg. Datuk Prakash Chandran
YAM Tan Sri Dato' Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail
YBhg Dato' Seri A. Thaiveegan Arumugam
YBhg Dato' Yeoh Soo Min
YBhg Dato Mohammad Medan Abdullah
YBhg Datuk Zainal Amanshah
YBrs Dr. Arun Kumar