TAN SRI MOHAMED AZMAN YAHYA

Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director


TAN SRI AZMAN YAHYA, aged 55, was appointed on our Board as the Chairman/Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2014 and re-designated as Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 02 February 2019.

BOARD OF COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Nominating And Remuneration Committee (Member)

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Fellow of the Institute of Bankers
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Tan Sri Azman Yahya started his career at KPMG in London. In 1988 he returned to Malaysia where he built his career in investment banking to become the 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, the national asset management company to acquire, manage and resolve the non-performing loans in the banking sector. He was also the Chairman of Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia, to mediate and assist in debt restructuring programmes of viable companies. In 2003, he returned to the private sector and is currently the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad.

DIRECTORSHIPS IN OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES

  • Ekuiti Nasional Berhad
  • Symphony Life Berhad (Executive Chairman)
  • AIA Group Limited, Hong Kong
  • Sime Darby Berhad

    In addition, he serves on the following organisations:

  • Motorsports Association of Malaysia (Chairman)
  • Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd (Chairman)