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Wahid Omar resigns from PNB

Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar's last day of work is on June 29, said sources. (Photo by Sam Fong/The Edge)

PETALING JAYA (June 29): Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar has resigned from his position as Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) group chairman, reported The Star.

Citing sources, the daily said today (June 29) is his last day at work and he is expected to be sent off at 4pm.

However, his replacement has not been identified.

Wahid Omar is among 100 leaders at government-linked companies who are expected to be removed by the Pakatan Harapan government.

Prior to his stint leading PNB, he was a senator and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department helming the Economic Planning Unit from June 2013 to June 2016.

His other notable appointments were as Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) CEO from May 2008 to June 2013, and as group CEO of Telekom Malaysia Bhd from July 2004 until April 2008, when the group demerged with Axiata Group Bhd.

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