Chairman, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Malaysia
Lifetime Achievement
2016

The ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award recognises YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid for his commitment to spearhead transformation projects that are of vital importance for nation building and people development.

In a career spanning well over four decades, YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid has dedicated his efforts towards nation building. He has served in various capacities as a civil servant and finally achieving the highest position in the Government as Chief Secretary to the Government and at the same time, was made Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Public Service sector. 

During his entire working life, he has committed himself to public service, demonstrating humility and a firm commitment to improving service to the nation’s citizens. His sheer pursuit of excellence has ensured the continuing improvement of processes and systems enabling people development.

Upon retirement, he continued serving the nation as the Chairman of PNB.  PNB is one of Malaysia's leading asset managers, managing an array of portfolios that provide competitive returns to unit holders. During YABhg Tun’s leadership PNB has emerged as a leader in the unit trust industry. 

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid, the Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 for his transformational work in nation building and people development.