|Y Bhg General (Retired) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Zahidi bin Hj Zainuddin|
General (R) Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohd Zahidi was appointed to the Board of CMS on 8 July 2005. He has 39 years experience as a professional military officer with his last appointment as Chief of Defence Forces Malaysia from 1999 until his retirement in 2005. General (R) Tan Sri Zahidi is currently Chairman of Affin Holdings Berhad, and director of Genting Plantations Berhad, Bandar Raya Developments Berhad, Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad, Defence Technologies Berhad, Genting Malaysia Berhad and Wah Seong Corporation Berhad. In November 2006, General (R) Tan Sri Zahidi was elected by DYMM Paduka Seri Sultan Perak to be a Member of Dewan Negara Perak, and is a director of Yayasan Sultan Azlan Shah. He is also made a member of the Malaysian-Indonesian Eminent Persons Group elected by the Prime Minister (since July 2008). General (R) Tan Sri Zahidi holds a Master of Science degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from Quaid-I-Azam University of Islamabad, Pakistan. He has attended the Senior Executive Programme in National and International Security at Harvard University, USA, and courses at the Command and General Staff College in the Philippines, Joint Warfare Centre in Australia, Joint Services Staff College in Australia and the National Defence College in Pakistan.