FGV Board Welcomes YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid As Chairman

The Board of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV) welcomes the appointment of YBhg Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid as the Non-Independent and Non-Executive Chairman of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad effective 08 September 2017.

Datuk Wira Azhar, 56, joins the family of FGV with a wealth of experience including in the plantation industry, having served in various companies including as the Group Managing Director of Malakoff Corporation Bhd, Chairman of Tradewinds Corporation Berhad (Tradewinds), President/Group Managing Director of Tradewinds, Chief Executive Officer of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation, Group Chief Executive of Pernas International Holdings Berhad and various key positions within the Sime Darby Group.

A certified accountant, Datuk Wira Azhar had also served as Chairman for Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) from 2007 – 2010.

On behalf of the Group, the Board also wishes to record its highest appreciation to YBhg Tan Sri Dr. Sulaiman for his invaluable contributions as the Acting Chairman since 19 June 2017

On behalf of the Group, the Board also wishes to record its highest appreciation to YBhg Tan Sri Dr. Sulaiman for his invaluable contributions as the Acting Chairman since 19 June 2017. YBhg Tan Sri Dr. Sulaiman Mahbob remains as a Board Member of FGV.

The Board and Management reiterate their commitment towards enhancing corporate governance and improve financial performance of the Group.

The Board of Directors
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV)