Ruedi Suter, Journalist
Y.Bhg Dato’ Dr. Haji Ameer Ali Mydin, Managing Director of Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad
Y.Bhg Dato’ (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali Mydin obtained his Master’s Degree in International Management from the United States. In 1989, he left a budding career in banking toorchestrate the turnaround of his father’s small retail and wholesale business then operating inthe East Coast by opening a store in Kuala Lumpur. Since then, Dato’ (Dr.) Haji Ameer Ali hasevolved MYDIN into a behemoth of 9 hypermarkets, 54 minimarkets, 9 convenience stores, 3bazaars, 18 emporiums and 6 franchise.
Caroline Oh speaks to the man behind the succes of the Mydin empire.