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Dato' Adzmi Bin Abdul Wahab

Translation by Syed Zulfilda S.M. Noor


Dato' Adzmi bin Abdul Wahab was born in 1943 in Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah. He received his early education at the Kuah Malay Primary School, Langkawi from 1949 until 1954. In 1955, he continued his secondary education at the Georgetown Secondary School, Penang. Later, he studied at Sekolah Menengah Tuanku Abdul Rahman School (STAR), Ipoh from 1956 until 1963.

In 1967, he continued his tertiary education at the University of Malaya and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) specializing in Economics and Malay Studies. Later, in 1976, he continued his studies in the field of Public Administration at the University of Southern California, USA, graduating with a Master's degree in Business Management (MBA).


  • Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Finance (1967)
  • Principal Assistant Secretary, Contract and Supply Division, Ministry of Finance (1970-1974)
  • Director, Investment and Promotion Division, Pahang Tenggara Development Authority (DARA) (1976-1978)
  • Director, Public Enterprises Sector and the Coordination and Implementation Unit, Prime Minister's Department (1978-1980)
  • Director, Klang Valley Planning Secretariat, Prime Minister's Department (1980-1982)
  • Manager, Corporate Planning Division (1982-1985)
  • Corporate General Manager, PROTON (1985-1989)
  • Director, Administration and Finance Division (1990-1992)
  • Managing Director, EON (November, 1992)

In appreciation of his services and contributions to the government and nation, he was bestowed several awards. Among them are the Excellent Service Award from the Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN) in 1981, the Kesatria Mangku Negara (K.M.N.) award from His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 1981, the Johan Setia Mahkota (J.S.M.) award from His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 1991, the Darjah Setia DiRaja Kedah (D.S.D.K.) award from HRH the Sultan of Kedah in 1994, the Panglima Jasa Negara (P.J.N.) award from His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 1999, the Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri award from the Yang Dipertua Negeri Pulau Pinang in 2000 and the Dato' Paduka Mahkota Selangor award from HRH the Sultan of Selangor in 2001.

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