Sapura Energy Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sapura Hol-dings Sdn Bhd, has appointed Datuk Hamzah Bakar as the company chairman.
Hamzah was previously attached to Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Pe-tronas) for 20 years, holding various senior management and board positions, including senior vice-president for refining and marketing and senior vice-president for corporate planning and development.
He served in the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minis-ter Department prior to joining Petronas.
Hamzah holds a BSc (Hons) in economics from Queen's Unive-rsity of Belfast and an MA in public policy and administration, with development economics from the University of Wisconsin in the US.
l Maxis Communications Bhd has appointed Edward Ying as its chief operating officer.
Ying will join the company in mid-May.
Maxis said in a statement that Ying, who will be responsible for day-to-day operations, will report to CEO Jamaludin Ibrahim.
Ying's most recent position was as chief operating adviser of Globe Telecom in the Philippines. – AFX
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