with outgoing Chairman Mr. Arne Spetalen.
Tan Sri Dato' Dr. Mohd Yusof Hashim is a well-known personality,with a doctorate degree in Agriculture from University of Illinois, USA,holding numerous high level positions in Governmet contolled Agencies, such as the Director General of MARDI(Malaysian Agriculture Research and Developement Institute),and CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council. He served on the Boards of various organisations,reprenting the Malaysian Government, both locally and internationally, including the Australian council of International Agricultural Research in Canberra, International Service for National Agricultural Research in the Hague,Holland, Asia_Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Instituitions, Food and Agricultural Organisation of Bangkok.Also he served on the Board of two universities in Malysia, namely, University Kebangsaan Malaysia and University Putra Malysia.
Presently he sits on the Board of five (5) public-listed companies in Malaysia as follows:
1) Director/Executive Chairman: SAAG Oil & Gas Bhd
2) Director: Abric Bhd
3) Director: Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd
4) Director: Island & Peninsular Bhd
5) Chairman/Non-Executive Director: SAAG Consolidated(M)Bhd