IJN appoints Dr Noor Hisham as new chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has been appointed as the new chairman of Institut Jantung Negara Sdn Bhd (IJN) effective Dec 1.

In a statement today, IJN said the appointment marks an exciting chapter in its dedication to delivering exceptional healthcare and medical innovation to its patients, as Dr 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 chairman'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 Dr 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 chief executive officer Datuk Dr Aizai Azan Abdul Rahim, who was quoted in the statement.

Noor Hisham replaces Datuk Dr Abdul Rozali A Wathooth, who previously served as IJN chairman 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 Dr Abdul Rozali for his long-standing contributions. His legacy will continue to inspire us well into the future," Aizai Azan said.

The statement said IJN remains focused on advancing the well-being of its patients and embracing innovation amid an ever-evolving healthcare landscape. --BERNAMA

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