Change in Boardroom

Date of change22 Aug 2019
Type of changeRedesignation
Previous PositionNon Executive Director
New PositionIndependent Director
DirectorateIndependent and Non Executive


NoQualificationsMajor/Field of StudyInstitute/UniversityAdditional Information
1Professional QualificationChartered Professional in Islamic Finance Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
2MastersMaster of Business Administration (Finance)Central Michigan University
3DegreeBusiness Administration Western Michigan University
4DiplomaBankingUniversity ITM
Working experience and occupationDato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari Kamil was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asian Finance Bank (AFB) for the last eight (8) years, being the first Malaysian appointed to hold that position in a Middle Eastern bank. He was appointed as the Group President of SEGi University & Colleges from January 2016 until July 2017. He has had almost thirty (30) years of experience in the financial services industry both in banking and fund management. He is a Board member of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) and a member of The Action Group Entrepreneurial Committee of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). He is also appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education as the CEO Faculty Programme Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow for Public Universities at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM). He was a member of the Steering Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia, involved in the transformation of the Islamic Finance Education landscape. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azahari is a Board member of Johor Corporations subsidiary companies and Larkin Sentral Property Bhd. He is currently the Group Managing Director of QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd. Besides the above mentioned, he is the Chairman of the Crescent Wealth International Advisory Board Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crescent Funds Australia Limited.
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuerNo
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuerNo, save for the collaboration on education program with QSR Brands where Dato’ Seri is also the Group Managing Director of QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd.
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiariesNo

Remarks :
This announcement is dated 22 August 2019.
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