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YB Dato' Hajah Normala Binti Abdul Samad

Non-Independent & Non-Executive Chairman

Age: 54 years

Nationality: Malaysian


  • Master of Business Administration Majoring in Human Resource, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Administration Management, Paramount University of Technology, United Kingdom
  • Diploma in Professional Safety Management, Construction and Industrial Safety Training Centre (CONSIST), Australia
  • Diploma in Human Resource Administration, Malaysian Institute of Personnel Management (MIPM)
  • Certificate in Personnel Management, Malaysian Institute of Personnel Management (MIPM)
  • Certificate in Safety & Health Officer, National Institute of Safety & Health (NIOSH)

Position on the Board
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

25 March 2016

Working Experience and Occupation

Dato’ Hajah Normala is currently the Member of Parliament for Pasir Gudang Constituency in Johor since 2013. She is also a Committee member of the International Bureau of Wanita UMNO Malaysia and a member of the Wanita UMNO for Johor State. In addition, she is the Chief of the UMNO’s Women’s Wing for Pasir Gudang Division.

Before her foray into politics, Dato’ Hajah Normala has accumulated over 32 years of experience in Human Resources and Workers’ Safety and Health. She began her career in Human Resource in 1981 with Pan Century Edible Oils Sdn. Bhd., Pasir Gudang and progressed to the position as Head of Human Resources in 1992 at Pan Century Oleochemicals Sdn. Bhd. She later joined Grand Bank Yachts Sdn. Bhd. in 1995 as a Human  Resources Manager and resigned in 2013.

Dato’ Hajah Normala is very active in non-governmental organisations and holds various positions such as Chairman of Mimbar Permuafakatan Ibu Bapa Malaysia (“MAPIM”), Pasir Gudang and Supreme Council Member of MAPIM (National Level), Chairman of the Women’s Bureau of Drug Prevention Association of Malaysia “PEMADAM”) Johor, Chairman of the Development Council of Women & Family for Pasir Gudang, Chairman of Perkumpulan Wanita (“PERWANI”) Parliament Pasir Gudang, Chairman and Founder of Koperasi Seri Cempaka Pasir Gudang Berhad and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Community College Pasir Gudang.

She was the former Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (“FMM”), Johor Branch since 2000 and also chaired various committees on FMM. She was also the former Deputy Chairman of Human Resources Officers Group for Pasir Gudang Industrial Area, former Deputy Chairman of Malaysian Employers Federation Johor, Honorary Secretary of Malaysian Association of Safety and Health Officers, former Panel Member of Appeal Cases Committee for Court of Appeals SOCSO cases and former Panel Member of Industrial Court Malaysia.

Directorships of Other Public Companies

  • CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad
Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Binti Sh Bakir Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
YB Dato' Hajah Normala Binti Abdul Samad Non-Independent & Non-Executive Chairman
Hajah Normala Binti Abdul Samad Non-Independent & Non-Executive Chairman
Leonard Ariff Bin Abdul Shatar Managing Director

Last updated : 19 Mar 2019

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