Executive Leadership

Adrin Baharin

Adrin Baharin
  •   Head of Human Resource

Adrin, 47, a Malaysian, is currently the Head of Human Resources at Sime Darby Berhad. His responsibilities are to ensure the continuous supply of adequate and competent talent within the Group, to execute short and long term business strategies through sound and effective talent management practices, procedures and policies within a high performing culture.

He was previously Head, Human Resources for the Group Head Office at Sime Darby Holdings Berhad from January 2011 to November 2017, where he was responsible in ensuring effective and efficient delivery of HR services, compensation and benefits, learning & development, recruitment, and employee engagement. Prior to that, he led the human resources management function in several operating units under Sime Darby Motors, such as Auto Bavaria, Sime Darby Auto Performance Sdn Bhd, Land Rover Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Sime Darby Auto Italia Sdn Bhd, where his responsibilities included all aspects of staffing and recruitment, employee and industrial relations, compensation & benefits and succession planning.

He joined the Sime Darby Group in September 2001 as Senior Executive, Human Resources in Associated Motor Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, where his key responsibilities were to work with the non-manufacturing functional managers to develop strategies to improve the morale, job satisfaction and productivity of the workforce.

He began his career in Penang Seagate (Industries) Sdn Bhd in 1995 as an Executive in Human Resources, managing the recruitment activities of production operators.

He then joined Gateway Malaysia Sdn Bhd where he was responsible for implementing HR policies and procedures, which include all aspects of staffing, recruitment and employee and industrial relations. He holds a degree in Public Administration from Universiti Utara Malaysia. He is a Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).