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Mr. Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar

Mr. Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar has been nominated as a Director to the IDFC Board by the Domestic Institutions and the Foreign Investors of the Company.

A Malaysian national, he graduated from Brighton College of Technology, United Kingdom, with B.Sc. (Hons.) in electrical engineering in 1969. He began his career in the same year with the National Electricity Board with whom he was attached for 10 years in various technical and engineering positions. From 1979 to 1983, Mr Abu Bakar served with Pernas Charter Management Sdn Bhd.

From 1983 to 1991, he was attached to Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad. From 1991 to 1995, he worked with MMC Engineering Services Sdn Bhd and subsequently with MMC Engineering Group Berhad as the Managing Director. In May 1995, he joined Petronas as Managing Director of Petronas Gas Berhad and later Vice President of Petronas Petrochemicals business in 1999. He retired from Petronas in August 2002. 

He is currently the Chairman of UEM Builders Berhad and also on the Board of TIME dotcom Berhad, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad, Scomi Engineering Berhad, Global Maritime Ventures Berhad and BI Credit & Leasing Berhad apart from a few private limited companies.