Chief Minister Y.A.B Datuk Musa Haji Aman

The Chief Minister of Sabah, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman (Yang Berhomat Datuk Seri Haji Musa bin Haji Aman Khan) is one of these rare politicians that has both a strong business background as well as a genuine political background. On March 27, 2003 he became the 14th Chief Minister of Sabah.
As Datuk Seri Musa Aman is a person who concern for development not only in business but also in public health, social welfare and education he entered into politics already in the 1980īs.  As a politician in the party United Malays National Organization he has had an extensive career both on state and national level.  Two keys to success have been his commitment for progress for the people and that he recognizes the importance of a business perspective in his political values.
 
CChief Minister Y.A.B Datuk Musa Haji Aman urriculum vitae

Born
March 30, 1951 in Beaufort

Education
MBA

Business background
CEO Syarikat Musman Holdings Sdn Bhd
Executive Chairman of SEDCO
CEO of Innoprise Corporation Sdn. Bhd
Chairman of Innoprise International Incorporated
Chairman of Sabah Softwood Sdn
Chairman Sabah Bumiputera Chambers of Commerce
Chairman City Finance Berhad

Political positions
Treasurer USNO's 1989
Treasurer of UMNO in Sabah
Treasurer of Sabah Barisan Nasional 1992
Member of the State Legislative Assembly 1994
Full state cabinet member 1999
Finance Minister 2001
Sabah UMNO Liaison Chief
UMNO's Supreme Council
Chief Minister of Sabah since 2003

Others
Director Sabah Foundation
Member of MAPEN in 1989-1991
Permanent member of the Sabah State Development Council

Awards/Honorary titles:  
State level
Justice of Peace (JP) in 1989
Panglima Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (PGDK) / Datuk in 1994

National level
Johan mangku Negara (JMN)
Darjah Gemilang Seri Melaka (D.G.S.M.) in 2003
Datuk Amar (D.A.) in 2004
Seri Panglima Darjah Kinabalu (S.P.D.K) / "Datuk Seri Panglima" in 2006

Civil Status
Married
Four children, three boys and one girl

Hobbies
Jogging, golf, reading and gardening


Note: Chief Minister is a literally translation for Malay term Ketua Menteri and refers to the heads of Government for Malaysian states without a sultan.

This article is written by Leif Almo, CEO of Scandnet AB, which company runs KotaKinabalu.com. The photo is taken by Leif Almo in Beaufort 2007. All CV facts are from articles on www.sabah.gov.my.