Wen Tan Sri Shamsudin Abdul Kadir started Sapura Holdings in 1975 , He hoped that hard work would be enough to build a business that would provide for his family . The company grew to be something else entirely : an international corporate giant that made Shamsuddin one of Malaysia's most succeddful Malay entrepreneurs.
The circumstances of Shamsuddin's early life gave no hint of what was to come . Here he reveals , in his own words , how he lived through proverty and wartime hardship , his years in the Civil Service and how he navigated his way to the top of the business hierarrchy .
A Driver's Son documents more than just a legacy of business ; it is also a story of family , humility , loss , gratitude and one man's richness of spirit .