DATO’ SERI KALIMULLAH BIN MASHEERUL HASSAN
Kalimullah Hassan, a Malaysian, 60, is an alternate Governor to Datuk Kamarudin bin Meranun. He was a former journalist who served in various local and international news organisations for 26 years until 1995 when he became a businessman.
He served on various Government agencies, including as chairman of the national news agency, Bernama, the National Unity Advisory Panel, the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and the National Information Technology Council (NITC). As a businessman, Kalimullah served on the boards of various public listed companies as Chairman and director, including TA Enterprise Berhad, the MBf Group, New Straits Times Press Berhad, of which he was Editor-in-Chief (2004-2005) and deputy chairman until his retirement in 2008, and TSH Ekowood International and FACB.
Kalimullah is currently the non-executive chairman of ECM Libra and also the chairman of ECM Libra Foundation, where he was a co-founder of these two entities. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of his alma mater, the Methodist Boys School (Penang), a director of Singapore-listed UPP Holdings Limited and is a director and major shareholder in the international budget hotel group, Tune Hotels.