In a media statement yesterday, Khazanah Nasional Bhd announced it has renewed the employment contract of its managing director, Tan Sri Azman Hj. Mokhtar, for another three-year term effective June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2019. Azman continues to assume his current position on 1st June 2004.
During his tenure, one of his key tasks is to help in the restructuring of national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, which was privatised and delisted in December last year.
Azman is also the chairman of Iskandar Investment Berhad and Axiata Group Berhad and holds various Board memberships which include Yayasan Khazanah, Jadwa Investment of Saudi Arabia, Board of Trustees of Asia Business Council and Khazanah Research Institute.
Prior to his appointment in Khazanah, he was the managing Director and co-founder of Binafikir Sdn Bhd and head of department in Saloman Smith Barney Malaysia and Union Bank of Switzerland in Malaysia.
His other credentials include serving various public service organizations which include Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU), executive committee of Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) and Governance Council of Agensi Inovasi Malaysia.
A fellow chartered certified accountant and chartered financial analyst, he holds his M.Phil in Development Studies from Darwin College, University of Cambridge and a post-graduate diploma in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University.