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MALAYSIA AIRPORTS BIDS FAREWELL TO TAN SRI DATO’ SRI DR WAN ABDUL AZIZ AND WELCOMES NEW CHAIRMAN

06 June 2017

SEPANG - Malaysia Airports wishes to announce that Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Wan Abdul Aziz is ending his contract as Director and Chairman of Malaysia Airports effective 6 June 2107.  Tan Sri Dr Wan Abdul Aziz has held the position for five years and during his stewardship has seen to the company’s significant achievements such as the successful opening of klia2 and full acquisition of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Turkey, as well as the opening of Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA as a catalyst to KLIA Aeropolis. His guidance and commitment at the Board has also steered the company towards charting its next phase of growth in Malaysia Airports five-year business plan Runway to Success 2020 (RtS2020) and launching of the KLIA Aeropolis Master Plan.

Commenting on his end of tenure, Tan Sri Dr Wan Abdul Aziz said, “I believe Malaysia Airports has the capability to continue to create value for the ever-evolving aviation landscape, way into the future. I am also confident that it will continue to reap the success of its innovative plans and hard work. This is the right time for me to make way for another leader at the helm to pursue the company’s vision and steer it towards achieving even greater heights.” 

Tan Sri Dr Wan Abdul Aziz will be succeeded by YAM Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Zainol Anwar Ibni Syed Putra Jamalullail, effective 7 June 2017. Malaysia Airports looks forward to welcome its new Chairman and to chart yet another exciting phase of growth for the company under his leadership.  

Currently, YAM Tan Sri Syed Zainol Anwar is the Chairman of Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad, Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad, Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Lembaga Zakat Selangor and Pulau Indah Ventures Sdn. Bhd. He is also the Chancellor of SEGi University.


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