Noh Omar — new PUNB chairman


PERBADANAN Usahawan Nasional Bhd (PUNB) chairman Datuk Hazimah Zainuddin is expected to officially hand over her duties to Tan Sri Noh Omar (picture) at an event scheduled today.

Bernama was made to understand that the event is in conjunction with PUNB’s 29th anniversary celebration.

Hazimah will be relinquishing her position after holding office since Sept 24, 2018.

Noh Omar, who resigned as MISC Bhd board of directors chairman on July 17, will replace Hazimah to continue with PUNB’s agenda.

PUNB’s agenda includes the development of Bumiputera entrepreneurs and financial assistance for the expansion of business.

PUNB was established to increase the participation of Bumiputera entrepreneurs and to produce a dynamic, resilient, progressive and successful Bumiputera commercial and industrial community.

It was established on July 17, 1991, under the Companies Act 1965 and is fully owned by Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputera.

Since 2019, it has been listed as a company under the Prime Minister’s Department.