Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

TAN SRI AZMAN YAHYA, aged 52, was appointed on our Board as the Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 September 2014.

He graduated with first class honour in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1985, He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Institute of Bankers. He returned to Malaysia in 1988 and built his career in investment banking to become chief executive of Amanah Merchant Bank.

During the Asian Financial Crisis in 1998, Tan Sri Azman was tasked by the Malaysian Government to set-up and head Danaharta. He was also the Chairman of Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia.

He is currently the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad, he also serves as a Director of PLUS Expressways International Berhad, Scomi Group Berhad and AIA Group Limited, Hong Kong.

Tan Sri Azman sits on the boards of Khazanah Nasional Berhad and Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, He is a member of the Special Economic Council of the Prime Minister’s Department and a member of Capital Market Advisory Group of the Securities Commission. He is also the Chairman of Motorsports Association of Malaysia and is a director of Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd.