Axiata Group, MUI name new board members

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Axiata Group Bhd welcomed 59-year-old Dr David R Dean to its board as an independent non-ED to its board to help management in addressing challenges in the global digital revolution.

In an exchange filing yesterday, the telecommunications (telecom) group noted the British national brings with him over 28 years of experience in the telecom and digital industry.

Meanwhile, Malayan United Industries Bhd (MUI) and MUI Properties Bhd have appointed Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow as their new CEO and ED, after shifting its former CEO Tan Sri Khoo Kay Peng to the role of executive chairman.

Kay Peng is currently deemed a substantial MUI Properties shareholder with a deemed interest of 74.32% of the issued and paid-up share capital of the company. The position appointments will be effective Jan 1, 2018.