Dr Shariman Alwani Mohamed Nordin, 53, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) on 22 January 2018 and Head, Transformation, Sime Darby Oils (SDO) Europe & Africa (E&A) on 1 April 2021.
He was appointed Head, Strategy & Business Development of SDP in February 2014 and is responsible for overseeing the Company’s corporate and innovation strategies as well as driving the Company’s Value Creation and Transformation programme.
Prior to joining SDP, Dr Shariman was Senior Vice President, Strategy & Value Management at Sime Darby Berhad. He had also served as an Economist at Bank Negara Malaysia from 1992 to 2008 and was Sector Economist in Fidelity Management and Research in Boston, United States of America (USA) from 1999 to 2001.
He holds a PhD in International Economics & Finance from Brandeis University’s International Business School, USA and a bachelor's degree in economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Dr Shariman is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).