Datuk Azmir Merican Azmi Merican has been appointed as Sime Darby Property Bhd’s managing director effective 22 April 2020.
He currently holds the position of CEO/managing director for UEM Edgenta Bhd. He began working for the UEM Group as its group chief operating officer for business units, before becoming its head.
Azmir’s career began with him working as an investment analyst and later on becoming PricewaterhouseCoopers’ financial & corporate advisory division manager, reported The Sun.
Datuk Wan Hashimi Albakri will continue being the acting group CEO until Azmir’s appointment takes effect. Wan Hashimi will then later become the CEO for township development.
“Azmir’s appointment reinforces the board’s commitment to ensuring Sime Darby Property’s leadership in the industry and towards creating sustainable, long term value for its stakeholders,” said Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz, chairman of Sime Darby Property.
“We would like to welcome Azmir to Sime Darby Property and look forward to working closely with him.”
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