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Abdul Wahid Omar retires as Amanah Harta Tanah PNB chairman

Abdul Wahid Omar

KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar (pictured) has retired from his position as chairman of property trust fund Amanah Harta Tanah PNB (AHP).

A filing with the exchange today showed that Wahid, 54, retired from the position on June 30, the same day he stepped down as chairman of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB).

Former Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz has since taken on the role of PNB chairman after Abdul Wahid's departure.

Abdul Wahid was appointed to AHP's board on Aug 24, 2016, after his appointment as group chairman of PNB on Aug 1, 2016.

He was formerly a senator and Minister in the Prime Minister's department in charge of Economic Planning from June 2013 to June 2016.

Prior to his cabinet appointment, he was the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Malayan Banking Bhd, group CEO of Telekom Malaysia Bhd and former CEO of UEM Group Bhd.

AHP has seven properties under its portfolio, including Plaza VADS and Bangunan AHP in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur and Mydin Mall in Seremban 2, Negeri Sembilan. — theedgemarkets.com

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