PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd deputy managing director Tengku Datuk Seri Azmil Zahruddin Raja Abdul Aziz has been appointed as non-independent non-executive director of Axiata Group Bhd effective today.
In a statement earlier, Axiata said Tengku Azmil replaces Kenneth Shen, who has served on the Board of Axiata as Khazanah nominee since 2011.
Joining Khazanah in 2011 as executive director of investments, Tengku Azmil managed Khazanah’s investments in a number of areas, including innovation and technology as well as oversight for its offices in San Francisco and Khazanah Koridor Utara in Penang.
Prior to that, he was the managing director/ CEO of Malaysia Airlines, having served as the airline’s executive director/ CFO in August 2005.
“As we undergo a period of transformation in the telecoms industry, we welcome Tengku Azmil who brings with him a breadth of knowledge from competitive industries that has seen similar revolutionary changes,” Axiata’s president and group CEO Tan Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim said.
Source: The Sun Daily