CORP BRIEF: FGV, Mida, MIDF, Solution Biologics and Scomi

FGV appoints Dzulkifli as non-executive chairman effective April 1

FGV Holdings Bhd has appointed Datuk Dzulkifli Abd Wahab as the non-independent and non-executive chairman effective April 1. In a statement yesterday, FGV noted that Dzulkifli, 65, has 35 years of experience in the plantation field and began his career with the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in 1977. He was appointed as the DG of Felda in 2009 where he held the position for three years.

Arham helms Mida as new CEO effective April 1

MALAYSIAN Investment Development Authority (Mida) former deputy CEO Arham Abdul Rahman has moved up to assume the role of CEO. The appointment took effect yesterday. In a statement yesterday, Mida noted that Arham has replaced Datuk Azman Mahmud who retired from Mida after 32 years. — Bernama

MIDF appoints Yasmin to its board

MALAYSIAN Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) has appointed Datuk Yasmin Mahmood as its non-independent non-ED effective yesterday. In a statement, MIDF said Yasmin has extensive leadership experience in IT, having headed the regional and Malaysia operations for Dell Asia Pacific and Microsoft Malaysia Sdn Bhd respectively. In 2014, she was appointed as Malaysia Digital Economy Corp Sdn Bhd’s CEO.

Solution Biologics to supply 3.5m Convidicea vaccines

SOLUTION Group Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Solution Biologics Sdn Bhd (Sol- bio), has agreed to supply the Convidicea, Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Adenovirus Type 5 Vector). The agreement was made with the Ministry of Health where Solbio will be supplying the ministry with 3.5 million doses for the prevention of Covid-19. The vaccine is jointly developed by CanSino Biologics Inc and the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology, Academy of Military Medical Sciences.

Scomi formulates regularisation plan for financial condition

SCOMI Energy Services Bhd is in the middle of formulating a regularisation plan to address its financial condition. In a bourse filing yesterday, the company said it will make the necessary announcements in regard to any development on the matter. The company has approximately seven months to submit its regularisation plan to Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd and such other regulators, where applicable, for approval.