CIMB appoints Mohd Nasir as new chairman


CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has made Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad (picture) as group chairman effective Oct 20 upon getting Bank Negara Malaysia’s approval.

Mohd Nasir has been a board member since 2015 and its senior independent director since April 2016.

He takes over from Datuk Seri Mohd Nazir Razak who stepped down from all his positions in the group on Oct 19, the financial group noted in a release last Friday.

Mohd Nasir is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, and brings with him 39 years of experience in the corporate sector with attachments at Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Syarikat Permodalan Kebangsaan Bhd and Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Bhd.

He is the group chairman of Media Prima Bhd, as well as an independent director of CIMB Bank Bhd, SIRIM Bhd and Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd. — TMR