KUALA LUMPUR, 20 July 2017

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV) has appointed Dato’ Khairil Anuar Haji Aziz, Chief Operating Officer, Logistics and Others Sector, as the Officer-in-Charge to temporarily take over the duties and responsibilities of the Group President and Chief Executive Officer effective 20th July 2017 during this interim period.

With this development, the Board Executive Committee (BEC) has been disbanded with immediate effect. The FGV Board would like to express its highest appreciation to the members of the BEC comprising of Dato’ Omar Salim, Dato’ Zafer Hashim and En. Azman Ahmad for their valuable contributions since 6 June 2017.

Born and bred in Felda Sungai Kelah, Sungkai, Perak, Dato’ Khairil has been with FGV Group since 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Administration majoring in Marketing Management from Coventry University, UK.

Currently Dato’ Khairil holds several Directorships such as Pelaburan MARA Berhad (PMB), Sinergi Perdana Sdn. Bhd. (a consortium formed by FELDA, RISDA and FELCRA under the auspices of the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development and Prime Minister’s Department) and Lembaga Pelabuhan Kuantan Berhad.

Prior to joining FGV, Dato’ Khairil has developed a wealth of experience in the field of Logistics and Distribution, Information Technology (IT), Project Management, Sales and Marketing, and Business Development, most of which were in senior management positions. He has also served in the Renong Berhad Group and several other positions within UEM Berhad Group, Cement Industries and Time Engineering Berhad.

Dato’ Khairil was also appointed as a Cluster Chairman of Government Linked Companies (GLCs) and a panel member of Gabungan Pemikir Professional Felda (GAPROF) since 2009.