Datuk Aishah Binti Shaikh Ahmad
Datuk Aishah Ahmad current position is Director, Corporate Affairs (Motor Group), Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd. Prior to this appointment she was Ford Malaysia’s General Sales Manager. Ford Malaysia, is a joint venture between Sime Darby and US-based Ford Motor Company. Datuk Aishah Ahmad was appointed as a Director of Associated Motor Industries Sdn Bhd on th February, 2002. AMI is a 100% subsidiary of Ford Malaysia and the assembly plant that builds Ford, BMW, Mazda, Scania and Land Rover vehicles in Malaysia. In 2005, Datuk Aishah Ahmad was appointed a Director of Sime Darby Rent A Car Sdn Bhd. She is also a Director of Sime Darby Auto Imports Sdn Bhd, Land Rover Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Sime Darby Auto France Sdn Bhd. Datuk Aishah Ahmad has over 30 years of motor trade experience specializing in sales and marketing, and, Government and Corporate Affairs within the Inchcape Group of Companies in Malaysia and since 1981, in Ford Malaysia and Tractors Malaysia. She graduated from lnstitut Teknologi Mara with a degree from the Chartered Institute of Transport United Kingdom in 1976. Being a respected member of the motor industry, Datuk Aishah Ahmad was conferred “Tokoh Alumni ITM” (Distinguished Person for Mara Institute of Technology Alumni) in 1999 and appointed Ahli MAPEN II (Panel Member of Second Malaysian Economic Planning Council for 10 years) in November 1999 by the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Datuk Aishah Ahmad was also awarded the title Johan Mangku Negara (JMN) by the Yang Di Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia) in June 2001 and Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN) by Governor of Penang on 16th July, 2002. On 4th June, 2005, she was awarded the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) by the Yang Di Pertuan Agong which carries the title Datuk.