KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd's independent director Tan Sri Samsudin Osman has been appointed chairman with immediate effect.
It announced on Thursday his appointment follows his previous appointment as the group’s acting chairman in June 2020.
He is Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s nominee director.
Tan Sri Samsudin, 73, has served Sime Darby as a member of the board since December 2008.
He was the Chief Secretary to the government from 2001 to 2006 and he was chairman of the Employees Provident Fund Board for 13 years until his retirement earlier this year.