PETALING JAYA (Oct 20): Anwar Syahrin Abdul Ajib (pictured) has been appointed the managing director of Malakoff Corp Bhd, Bursa Malaysia announced today.

According to the announcement which was also reported by the FMT news portal, the appointment will be effective from Dec 1.

Bernama reported yesterday that 47-year-old Anwar Syahrin’s resignation from UEM Sunrise Bhd will take effect on Oct 30.

UEM Sunrise chairman Datuk Noorazman Abd Aziz said Anwar relinquished his membership on the board development; governance and risk; and tender committees with effect from Oct 19, 2020.

“We thank Anwar for his leadership and contributions over the past six years. During this time, UEM Sunrise has seen tremendous growth and maintained its presence as a leader in the industry serving our customers and various stakeholders in Malaysia, Australia and South Africa.

“We wish him the very best in his future endeavours,” he said in a statement yesterday, citing that the board had begun the formal process of identifying a candidate for the MD and CEO positions.

Noorazman said in the interim, a board executive committee had been formed to provide general oversight and governance during the transition period.

On Oct 9, UEM Sunrise announced to Bursa Malaysia that Anwar Syahrin had given notice of his resignation in “to pursue other opportunities”.

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