QSR Brands announces 3 key appointments

QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd has appointed former banker Datuk Mohamed Azahari Mohamed Kamil (picture) as its MD effective Aug 1, 2017.

The quick-service restaurant operator has also announced the appointments of CK Chong as CIO and Mizal Azman Malek as chief human resources officer.

In a statement, QSR said the newly appointed team will chart a course for continued growth alongside CEO for restaurants division Merrill Pereyra and CEO for upstream division Calvin Ang.

Mohamed Azahari is entrusted to manage and oversee the overall performance of the group, reporting directly to chairman Datuk Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim.

Mohamed Azahari is a chartered banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, as well as a chartered professional in Islamic finance.

For more than 30 years, he has helmed senior management posts in various private and public organisations, including Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd, Permodalan Nasional Bhd, Amanah Raya-JMF Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Asian Finance Bank Bhd and most recently, SEGi University and Colleges.

QSR Brands is a franchisee of over 775 KFC restaurants in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Cambodia. It is also the operator of Pizza Hut, with more than 390 restaurants and delivery concepts in Malaysia, and 80 restaurants and delivery concepts in Singapore.