Bursa Filings

Change In Boardroom

Back Aug 11, 2011

Date of change

Type of change Appointment
Designation Director
Directorate Non Independent & Non Executive
Age 47
Nationality Malaysian
Qualifications Datuk Mohamed Azman Bin Yahyah ("Datuk Azman Yahya") graduated with a first class honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science from the University of London. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Banks.
Working experience and occupation Datuk Azman Yahya was appointed as Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad on 1 June 2004. Datuk Azman Yahya is the founder and Group Chief Executive of Symphony House Berhad, an outsourcing services company. He is concurrently the Executive Chairman of Bolton Berhad, a property group. Both companies are listed on Bursa Malaysia.

During the 1997 – 1998 Asian financial crises, Datuk Azman Yahya was appointed by the Government of Malaysia to set-up and head Danaharta, a national asset management company. Subsequently, he also served as Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, set up by Malaysia's Central Bank, to mediate and assist in debt restructuring programmes of viable companies until its closure in the year 2002.

Apart from Khazanah Nasional Berhad and several of its investee companies, Datuk Azman Yahya also sits on the board of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government linked private equity fund management company. Datuk Azman Yahya is a member of the National Innovation Council, the Malaysian Financial Reporting Foundation and the Special Taskforce to facilitate Business (PEMUDAH), a public-private sector partnership to improve the public service delivery system. He is also a director of the Sepang International Circuit and Chairman of Motorsports Association of Malaysia.

Datuk Azman Yahya started his career in auditing with KPMG in London before returning to Malaysia in the year 1988 where he built his career in investment banking as chief executive of Amanah Merchant Bank.
Directorship of public companies (if any) 1. Malaysian Airline System Berhad
2. Symphony House Berhad
3. Bolton Berhad
4. PLUS Expressways Berhad
5. Scomi Group Berhad
6. Khazanah Nasional Berhad
7. Ekuiti Nasional Berhad
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer Nil
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil



Announcement Info

Stock Name AIRASIA    
Date Announced 11 Aug 2011  
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference No CM-110810-57080