Protasco Berhad is saddened to announce the passing of our Company Chairman and Director, Tan Sri Datuk Dr Hadenan Bin A Jalil who has been with us for 9 years. Tan Sri Datuk Dr Hadenan, aged 73, passed away at noon today at his home in Sungai Buloh, Selangor with his family by his side.
“On behalf of the company, I would like to express our appreciation and gratitude for all of Tan Sri’s contributions throughout the years that he has been with Protasco. He was not only our beloved Chairman but also the head of our Protasco family. His presence and visionary leadership will be missed by all of us,” said Dato’ Sri Ir Chong Ket Pen, Executive Vice Chairman and Group Managing Director. Former Auditor General, Tan Sri Datuk Dr Hadenan spent his early years as a civil servant under various government ministries, including as Deputy Secretary General (Trade) for Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Secretary General at the Ministry of Works. Upon retirement as the Auditor General, he went on to serve in public companies such as Unilever (M) Holding Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission, PNB Commercial Sdn Bhd, Malayan Banking Berhad and Protasco Berhad. Any further announcement will be made in due course.