Zahid Osman, aged 45, was appointed as Vice President, LNG Business effective 1 August 2017.
Qualification, Skills and Experience
Zahid holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA and a Degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK. He also attended a Management Programme on Strategy Creation by Columbia Business School.
Prior to joining MISC Berhad, he was with the Shell Group of Companies for almost 20 years in various positions, most recently as the Vice President of Venture Development at Shell Integrated Gas & New Energies based in Kuala Lumpur. During his tenure with the Shell Group of Companies, Zahid has held a variety of roles (including management positions) in finance, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) marketing and trading, business development, commercial, Upstream production sharing contract (PSC), stakeholder management, Joint Venture (JV) governance, gas advocacy and project management in Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and Trading businesses.
Zahid sits on the boards of several subsidiaries and joint venture companies within the MISC Group. He is also the Council Member of the Malaysian Gas Association (MGA) since May 2012 and its Vice President between 2012 and 2017.