Actor and director Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri is the new CEO of the National Film Development Corp Malaysia (Finas).
Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo announced in a statement yesterday that Ahmad Idham’s appointment is effective from March 11 for a period of two years.
The minister said Ahmad Idham holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara. He also has over 25 years of expertise and experience in the creative industry and has set records and received various domestic and international awards.
“The appointment was made by the board in accordance with the provision in the Finas Act 1981 to replace Shakib Ahmad Shakir who had been the acting CEO for the past four months.
“The ministry hopes that the new CEO will enhance Finas’ efforts to build this industry,” Gobind said. — Bernama