Saturday, January 31, 2009


The OCM Board meeting held on 20th January 2009 approved the appointment of the following personalities as Chef De Missions;

1st Asian Martial Arts Games

Encik Clement Soo

Secretary General

Malaysian Karate Federation.

1st Asian Youth Games

Puan Marina Chin, Headmistress

Bukit Jalil Sports School

2nd Islamic Solidarity Games

Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Nordin Hassan

Board Member

National Sports Council.

3rd Asian Indoor Games

Encik N. Shanmugarajah

Secretary General

Malaysian Gymnastics Federation

Tan Sri Noordin Hassan is a corporate figure that has given so much to the world of sports.He was elected as President of the Kuala Lumpur Hockey Association (KLHA) in 1982 and served dilligently until March 2007.

Under his leadership, KLHA became a powerhouse in Malaysian hockey and won the Razak Cup ten times as well as all other domestic age group titles. He was also appointed as manager of the 1989 National Juniors team and served as Vice President of the Malaysian Hockey Federation until 1996. Tan Sri Noordin’s ability to develop sports was acknowledged when he was appointed at the Chairman of the Core Sports Steering Committee in 2005.

He has more than 35 years of working experience with the Malaysian Government and the corporate sector. Whilst with the Government, he served in various Government Departments at District, States and Federal levels including as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Education and Deputy-Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade & Industry.

Upon his retirement, he joined Petronas as its Vice President of Human Resource Management and subsequently, as Vice President for Education. After he left Petronas, he continued to serve the company as a member of the Board of three Petronas subsidiaries.