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STANDARD Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd has appointed Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim as non-executive director. 

Mohd Sheriff, who retired as the secretary-general of the Treasury, Ministry of Finance in 1994, has had an illustrious career in the civil service which spanned over 30 years, Standard Chartered said in a statement. 

In 1994 he was appointed managing director of Khazanah Nasional Bhd, a position which he held until August 2003. 

Mohd Sheriff is currently chairman of PLUS Bhd and four other companies - PLUS Expressways Bhd, Projek Penyelengaraan Lebuhraya Bhd, Prolink Development Sdn Bhd and Scientex Incorporated Bhd. 

He sits on the board of three other companies - Multimedia Development Corp Sdn Bhd, Cyberview Sdn Bhd and Intelligent Edge Technologies Bhd. He is also the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research chairman. – Bernama 

SHERATON Imperial Kuala Lumpur has appointed Brendan Corcoran as front office manager, Kuan Seng Piau as executive club lounge manager, Ferhad Abdul Rahman as chief concierge and Jaya Velusamy as Villa Danielli restaurant manager. 

It said in a statement that Corcoran, who started his career in the hospitality industry as food and beverage attendant, would be responsible for overall running of the front office area operations and would continue to raise the quality of the hotel's products and services. 

He has held numerous managerial positions in Palace Hotel Luzern in Switzerland, Hilton Munich in Germany, Hilton Sandton South Africa, and Hilton Sydney Airport.  

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