Ex-1MDB CEO says pressured by Najib to change auditor

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) ex-chief executive officer (CEO) Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman told the High Court here on Monday that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had pressured the Malaysian government-owned company to remove KPMG as 1MDB's auditor after KPMG refused to conclude the audit of 1MDB's 2013 financial statements.