Ahmad Khairuddin Abdul Rahim

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Investment Development)

As the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Investment Development) of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Ahmad Khairuddin’s portfolio covers 11 divisions namely: Business Services and Regional Operations; Chemical & Advanced Materials; Electrical and Electronics: Food Technology & Resources; Life Sciences & Medical Technology; Lifestyle; Machinery and Metal; Oil & Gas, Maritime & Logistics; Green Technology; Healthcare, Education & Hospitality; Transport Technology; and one Unit ie Circular Bioeconomy.

He holds a Master Degree in International Business and started his career with MIDA in 1991. Since joining MIDA, he has served many divisions and portfolios plus two overseas assignments ie MIDA London and MIDA Sydney.

He was involved in various projects on industrial development, such as the formulation of the Third Industrial Master Plan; Green Technology Master Plan; Eleventh Malaysia Plan (2016-2020), Twelfth Malaysian Plan (2021-2025), New Industrial Master Plan (2021- 2030) and Secretariat to the Malaysian Logistics Council; and Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for three (3) high potential growth industries namely Chemical & Advanced Materials, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals; which were among the prominent subsectors in Eleventh Malaysia Plan.

Currently he is involved in the formulation of the Twelve Malaysia Plan (2020-2025) and the New Industrial Master Plan (2020-2030).

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