Sunway names Idris Jala as co-chairman
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 11): Sunway Bhd has appointed former minister and Performance Management & Delivery Unit (Pemandu) chief, Datuk Seri Idris Jala, as co-chairman of its board today.
Sunway said Idris, who is also adviser to the Prime Minister in the National Transformation Programme, is now a new independent and non-executive director of the company.
The appointment is with immediate effect, according to Sunway's announcement on Bursa Malaysia today.
Idris, who served as a minister in the Prime Minister's Department between September 2009 and September 2015, is also a member of the board of directors for a few other organisations.
They are Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corp, Johor Petroleum Development Corp Bhd, Big Fast Results Institute, Talent Corp Malaysia Bhd, Heineken Malaysia Bhd and the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. — theedgemarkets.com