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Wrong Zainal Abidin?

Mr. Zainal Abidin

Executive , Integration and Analysis

Proton

HQ Phone: +44 844 8565 899

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PROTON HOLDINGS BERHAD

Proton

1-3 Crowley Way

Avonmouth, Bristol BS11 9YR

United Kingdom

Company Description

Proton made a major step in upgrading its engineering capabilities when it acquired a share in Group Lotus. Since the acquisition, personnel from Lotus are closely involved in Proton's new model development, with a team permanently based at the design and... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director of Engineering and Manufacturing Division

Proton

Position, Automotive Industry

Proton

KD Plant

Perodua

CKD Warehouse - Logistic Department

Perodua

Head of Production

Perodua

Deputy Managing Director

Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd.

Vehicle Package, Integration and Analysis

Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional SDN

KD Plant

The Logistics Department LLC

Chief Executive Officer

Malaysian Trucks

Web References (10 Total References)


mvagusta.net | Proton Selling its stake in MV Agusta

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Apart from Zainal Abidin, who will take over as MD from Jan 1, Proton also named a new management team that would see Datuk Kisai Rahmat, currently joint chief operating officer, appointed executive director of its engineering and manufacturing division.


theedgedaily.com

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Sources say if Zainal Abidin were to take up the challenge, it would be like a homecoming for him as he had started his career in the automotive industry with Proton.

Zainal ... started his career with Proton
An industry observer familiar with his career path says Zainal Abidin was roped in to work at Proton's manufacturing plant by its former chief Tan Sri Yahya Ahmad.
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Zainal Abidin later joined DRB-Hicom Bhd at its subsidiary Malaysian Trucks and Bus Sdn Bhd, rising through the ranks to become its chief executive officer before joining Perodua as head of production.
At the end of 2001, he was made one of the four executive directors of Perodua Auto Corporation, the 49%-owned manufacturing arm of Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) and whose other shareholders are Daihatsu Motor Co Ltd (41%) and Mitsui & Co Ltd (10%).
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A good choice," says the industry observer in reference to Zainal Abidin.
Proton has been in search of a CEO since the company decided not to renew Mahaleel's contract in September amid controversies over his criticisms of the national carmaker in a newspaper report.
Proton had earlier said its headhunting agency had come up with a list of 40 potential candidates, including foreigners, to fill the vacant post.
When contacted, a Perodua official said: "We've heard the rumour (about Zainal Abidin's appointment) but I'm not at liberty to comment."
Proton's officials could not be reached for comment.


2005 » November »

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Zainal Abidin is currently the deputy managing director of Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd. (Perodua) and one of the four executive directors of Perodua Auto Corporation, the 49%-owned manufacturing arm of Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) and whose other shareholders are Daihatsu Motor Co Ltd (41%) and Mitsui & Co Ltd (10%).

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Zainal Abidin used to work in Proton's manufacturing division during the group's early years of operation.He later joined Malaysian Trucks and Bus Sdn.


New MD for loss-making Proton

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Apart from Zainal Abidin, who will take over as MD from Jan 1, Proton also named a new management team that would see Datuk Kisai Rahmat, currently joint chief operating officer, appointed executive director of its engineering and manufacturing division.

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Azlan said the appointments of Zainal Abidin and Kisai were part of a new organisational structure that was common in leading motor vehicle firms.


MVAgusta.net News - The Definitive MV Agusta Motorcycle News Site

www.mvagusta.net [cached]

Apart from Zainal Abidin, who will take over as MD from Jan 1, Proton also named a new management team that would see Datuk Kisai Rahmat, currently joint chief operating officer, appointed executive director of its engineering and manufacturing division.

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