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Damansara Realty beefs up board

KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Damansara Realty Bhd (DBhd) has appointed its group chief executive officer (CEO) Brian Iskandar Zulkarim as executive director and group managing director (MD) with immediate effect.

In a statement yesterday, DBhd said Brian Iskandar, 44, has been holding his current post since Sept 1, 2016. He was responsible for the implementation of a strategic restructuring plan that returned DBhd to profitability in 2017 and brought its fourth straight quarter of profit in the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

“Operationally, he has extensive experience in asset and facility management, and airport planning and operations,” DBhd added.

Brian Iskandar was formerly the general manager of transformation management at Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd from Oct 1, 2015, to Sept 1, 2016.

DBhd also announced the appointment of Azhari Abdul Hamid, 52, as group executive director. He was formerly the MD of HC Duraclean Sdn Bhd (HCD), a subsidiary of DBhd, for almost 20 years.

According to DBhd, Azhari began his career at Johor Corp (JCorp), serving in various positions. Prior to becoming the MD of HCD, he served as the general manager of a JCorp subsidiary, Johor Franchise Development Sdn Bhd.

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on July 4, 2018.

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