According to MyIPO official portal, Shamsiah Kamaruddin, the director general of MyIPO have been bestowed the award of Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) which carries the title 'Dato', an honorific title bestowed to individuals that contribute to the development of the nation.
"I would avoid gaps between management staff and officers when we perform our work. Every task shall be performed smoothly and perfectly" she said in her interview with Sinar Harian. After holding the position as director general, she find out that time is gold. Being a mother of 5 children have thought her great patience to handle 425 staff.