Former health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has been appointed as the new chairperson of Institut Jantung Negara Sdn Bhd (IJN) effective Dec 1.
In a statement today, IJN said the appointment showcases its dedication to delivering exceptional healthcare and medical innovation to its patients, as Noor Hisham brings with him a wealth of experience within the healthcare sector, helming top leadership roles throughout his career.
IJN also believes the new chairperson’s experience in the healthcare sector will be an asset to the institution’s continued success, coupled with his remarkable governance and management skills, as well as his commitment to patient-focused care.
“My heartiest congratulations to Noor Hisham on his new role with us here in IJN. I am confident that his visionary perspective will help steer IJN towards greater heights,” said IJN CEO Dr Aizai Azan Abdul Rahim who was quoted in the statement.
Noor Hisham is replacing Dr Abdul Rozali A Wathooth who previously served as the IJN chairperson since Nov 29, 2019 and a member of the Board of Directors since Feb 6, 2006.
“On behalf of IJN, my thanks as well to Abdul Rozali for his long-standing contributions. His legacy will continue to inspire us well into the future,” Aizai said.